January 18, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

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Kruger Claims Victory As Mayor Restores City's School Districts

State Senator Carl Kruger (D-Brooklyn) today claimed victory after Mayor Bloomberg announced that he will abolish the large regions that have been responsible for overseeing the city schools system in favor of the 32 community school districts More...

An 'L' Of A Sign

While 'L' line commuters have been frustrated over years of detours and delays due to upgrading of the line, some were relieved last fall when the 14th Street-Canarsie subway line, with a hub at Rockaway Parkway, resumed normal weekend service. More...

Few Attend Downtown DOE Meeting On Local H.S. Closings

Dozens of parents, students, teachers and staff from the communities of South Shore High School joined their counterparts from Tilden and Lafay-ette high schools at a Department of Education (DOE) meeting last Thurs-day evening to discuss th More...

Arts & Entertainment

Brooklyn Museum's First Saturdays Has Diverse Offerings

The Brooklyn Museum's Target First Saturdays event attracts thousands of visitors to free programs of art and entertainment each month. More...

This Week's Attitude

This Week's Attitude

Gerald Ford Appreciated More In Death Than In Life

"T he evil that men do lives after them…" With all the pomp and circumstance following the death of Gerald Ford that quote from Shake-speare's "Julius Caesar" obviously did not apply to our 38th president. More...

View From the Middle

View From The Middle

The Whole Community Is In The Newspaper Business

There was a promotion item in last week's issue that read, "Some of the best story ideas come from readers just like yourself!" It goes on to ask the reader, for input - personal stuff, if you will - so that you might let us know what's More...

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Bergen Beach Man Struck And Killed In Auto Accident

A Bergen Beach man, who had hoped to pursue a career in radio, was killed last week after he was struck by a car as he crossed a busy street just a few blocks from his home. More...

Ex-Canarsie H.S. Principal Resigns School Post Following An Inquiry

A former, popular Canarsie High School principal abruptly retired last week from his schools superintendent position, according to Department of Education officials, after it was discovered he allegedly had an affair with a subordinate. More...

COUNSELING CORNER

Don't Let Your Temper Get The Best Of You

We don't plan to be angry, it just happens. For most of us, fortunately, anger isn't a major problem. More...

Letters/Opinion

What's Your Opinion?

Question: Should FireFighters be allowed to have anything other than American flags on their lockers? Why? More...

Sports

Happy Days As "Fonzie" Returns To Manage Cyclones

Edgar Alfonzo, who guided the Brooklyn Cyclones club to a league championship in their inaugural year in 2001, will return to manage the minor league again in 2007. More...

Kangaroos Scoring Punch Decks Vikings 90-52

In their first meeting of the season against Boys & Girls High School at home last month, South Shore High School boy's varsity basketball team came back from a 10-point deficit to pull to within a point with 48 seconds remaining in the game More...

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