October 19, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

MAN'S FACE SLASHED ON FLATLANDS AVE.

An East 99th Street resident who was waiting for a take-out order just outside a Flatlands Avenue restaurant got into a confrontation with three men last Thursday night and was stabbed in the chest and had his face slashed, police said. More...

Top Stories

I.S. 68 After School Program Spotlighted At Concert & Rally

In conjunction with thousands of events nationwide, Isaac Bildersee I.S. 68 showcased its agenda with a "Lights On After School" concert and basketball tournament last Thursday evening in support of its Out of School (OST) afterschool programs. More...

Local Youth Advocate Is Part Of Honored Hip Hop Project

The unprecedented "VH1 Hip Hop Honors Week" kicked off last Thursday at the Brooklyn Museum of Art on Eastern Parkway with education as the main theme and boasted a celebrity-studded line-up, as well as workshops, receptions and film screenings spot More...

Permit Cancelled On Canarsie Road Excavation Site

Excavation on the grounds of a new house to be built at 1610 Canarsie Road was abruptly stopped by officials of the City Department of Buildings last week when it was discovered digging at the site was a danger to the occupants of the house next door More...

Letters/Opinion

What's Your Opinion?

QUESTION: After the small plane crash in Manhattan on October 11, Brooklyn Congressman Anthony Weiner said he's reintroducing legislation that he first authored in 2004 that limits flights over Manhattan. Do you agree or disagree with his proposal? More...

This Week's Attitude

This Week's Attitude

US Carmakers' Greed, Lack Of Vision Led To Current Woes

If the adage "As goes General Motors, so goes America's economy" was still relevant then the U.S. economy would be on the verge of a depression. When you add Ford and Chrysler to the mix, there's really a problem! More...

From The Mayor...

From The Mayor's Desk ...

Progress Report Cards Will Hold Schools Accountable

From Day One, improving accountability has been the foundation of our Administration's historic 'Children First' school reforms. More...

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Other News

Cycle Clubs Show Wounded Soldiers A Good Time

Those veterans of the war in Vietnam who were physically wounded in battle, just as those who were emotionally injured, know what it's like to spend time in a hospital after returning from overseas duty. More...

Two Local Teens Shot In Separate Incidents Here

In two separate incidents, two local teenagers were shot last week. One of the victims is still in the hospital, having suffered a gunshot wound to the face. More...

Neglected Canarsie Pier Discussed At Civic Meeting

Congressman Ed Towns, State Senator John Sampson, and Assemblyman Alan Maisel attended last week's United Canarsie South Civic Associa-tion meeting to discuss hastening improvements for Canarsie Pier, which has been a neglected site for the last seve More...

Arts & Entertainment

This Political Satire Needs A Sharper Wit

We've seen plenty of "Jon Stewart for president" bumper stickers, and it would be fun to see a straight-talking, scathingly satiric guy like him on the campaign trail against the usual suspects. More...

Woman Of A Thousand Faces & Voices Returns To Brooklyn

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College begins its 2006-2007 L'Chaim Series on Sunday, October 29, 2006 at 2 p.m. with the return of Marilyn Michaels. More...

Singer's Second Release Is "Sweetly Intoxicating"

It's impossible to say anything bad about Mindy Smith. She's just so ... sweet. And how she manages not to step over that line into saccharine is baffling. More...

View From the Middle

View From The Middle

These Teenage Males Should Emulate Nobel Prize Winner

A report appeared this week in major periodicals indicating that at least half of all teenage boys think a person has to lie and cheat sometimes in order to succeed. More...

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