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Starrett City Houses Go On Auction Block In January

By Neil S. More...

Mill Basin Woman Falls Into Sidewalk Sink Hole

A 64-year-old Mill Basin resident was rescued by firefighters from Canarsie's Ladder Co. 170 and Engine Co. 257 Monday after she broke through the sidewalk in front of her house and fell about seven feet into a sink hole. More...

Bikers' Annual Visit Spreads Holiday Cheer For Seniors

No sooner do members of various motorcycle clubs pull up, dismount their bikes and enter the Four Seasons Nursing and Rehabilitation Center on Rockaway Parkway than the faces of its senior residents light up with joy. More...

Arts & Entertainment

'Spirit Of The Holidays' Meets Spirit Of The Tang' In Chinese Spectacular

New Tang Dynasty Television (NTDTV), the producers of the Chinese New Year Spectacular at Radio City Music Hall next February, present an all-new show for the holiday season, Holiday Wonders, at the Beacon Theatre, December 19-24, a colo More...

Sports

Lady Chiefs Have High Hopes For New Hoops Season

Canarsie High School's girls' varsity basketball team, the Lady Chiefs, is very optimistic as the new basketball season is underway. More...

From The Mayor...

From The Mayor's Desk ...

New Program Will Make Streets Around Schools Safer

As any parent can tell you, there are few things more nerve-racking than watching your kids head off to school each morning along the city's busy streets and sidewalks. More...

Little Old Canarsie

Little Old Canarsie

Steamboat Creek: A Natural For Fishing Parties

One of Canarsie's creeks, known as Steamboat Creek, came to its beginning from Jamaica Bay just about where the Canarsie Pier is today, and ran along the present Seaview shopping center and ended just in back where the office of O.T.B is now More...

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Colonial Dutch Christmas Celebrated At Wyckoff House

The historic Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum hosted dozens of visitors last Saturday for the annual St. Nicholas Day event, a celebration of a traditional Dutch colonial holiday. More...

Cab Crashes As Thief Tries Robbery With A Toy Gun

The driver of a car service vehicle who was being held up by a man who allegedly held a gun to his head Monday, lost control of his car and crashed into a truck, pinning the suspect in the car. More...

Arrest In October Beating Of Gas Station Attendant

Police have made an arrest in the beating of a local gas station attendant six weeks ago. Sources at the office of District Attorney Charles J. More...

Letters/Opinion

What's Your Opinion?

Question: The MTA has just submitted a budget of almost $10 billion for 2007 that includes everything from $19 million to replace windows scratched with graffiti to more frequent trains on the L line during rush hour. More...

Letters To The Editor

Criticizing Kerry Criticism

In Charles Rogers' November 23 column he accuses John Kerry of being "elitist," "smug" and "holier-than-thou," but it seems he missed the point by a mile about John Kerry's misspeak - much like the Republicans and others who thought they could use it More...

This Week's Attitude

This Week's Attitude

Dollar Van Commuters Take Handy, But Risky Ride

At a monthly civic meeting a few weeks ago a good old-fashioned squabble erupted between two local politicians who disagree over an issue that has both plagued and been welcomed in the community - depending on whom you talk to about it. More...

View From the Middle

View From The Middle

Pertinent Thoughts On Anniversary Of Cop's Death

It doesn't seem like 12 years have passed since 69th Precinct Police Officer Ray Cannon was shot and killed while breaking up a robbery in a shopping center on East 107th Street. More...

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