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District 22 Wins Regional Spelling Bee 2nd Straight Year

The 2007 Region 6 Spelling Bee went off without a g-l-i-t-c-h last Thursday, and not a hint of the passing controversy that occurred several weeks ago in one local school. Timothy Hohne, a student at P.S. More...

Winter Concert Highlight Of P.S. 276 PTA Meeting

In a triple ceremony on January 31, the students of P.S. 276 presented Winter Concert - 2007, the first performance of the school's Chorus, led by Graeme Sibirsky. More...

Councilman's Resolution Calls For "N" Word Moratorium

Queens Council member Leroy Comrie last week introduced a resolution, co-sponsored by Brooklyn council members Lew Fidler and Mike Nelson, among others, calling for the New York City Council to declare a symbolic moratorium on the use of the " More...

Arts & Entertainment

"Nature" Takes Flight On An Exhilarating Ride With Raptors On PBS

They are nature's elite killing force, armed with razor-sharp talons, powerful beaks and shrewd battle tactics. Raptors, with their speed, stealth and precision, are also the envy of every human air force. More...

Sports

Despite 6-8 Record, Viking Boys Are Headed To PSAL Hoops Playoffs

When the South Shore High School boys varsity basketball team faced the Lincoln Railsplitters' squad last Thursday, they got off to an unexpected 17-10 first quarter lead that had many fans believing an upset could be in the making. More...

Lady Vikings Season Record Improves To 11-3

South Shore High School's girls varsity basketball head coach Anwar Gladden is confident that his team can play with any squad in the PSAL. More...

Yankee Stadium To Host 2008 All-Star Game In Final Year

NEW YORK (AP)- Yankee Stadium is going out with an All-Star salute. More...

View From the Middle

View From The Middle

Just Give Me A Little Time; Maybe I'll Think About Running Too

Thank you...thank you. I appreciate your thinking about me and, believe me, I'm grateful. But, despite the outcry, I'm going to have to turn you down and announce - at this time, anyway - that I'm not going to run for president in 2008. More...

Special Sections

Other News

Chancellor Klein Addresses Meeting On Local School Changes

New York City Schools Chancellor Joel Klein was the special guest speaker at Monday evening's monthly CEC District 18 meeting held in the auditorium at PS 268 located on East 53rd Street in East Flatbush. More...

Region 6 Official Discusses Changes For South Shore & Tilden High Schools

Regional Instructional Deputy Superintendent from Region Six Rosemary Stuart spoke to residents about the new small schools set to open when Tilden and South Shore high schools are phased out in 2009 at last week's 69 Precinct Community Coun More...

Suspect Caught After BB-Gun Car Rampage

Officials from the 69th Precinct Detective Squad arrested a 40-year-old Ralph Avenue resident last week after he allegedly went on a rampage and shot out the windshields of at least nine vehicles with a BB-gun on January 20 - between 9 a.m. More...

Letters/Opinion

EDITORIAL

The Garbage Chronicles II

Exactly one year ago we published an editorial criticizing the city's Department of Sanitation for apparent harassment of our business. Regrettably, little has changed. More...

What's Your Opinion?

Question: A resolution was introduced in the City Council recently that calls for New Yorkers to stop using the "N" word during Black History Month. What are your thoughts on the subject? More...

Letters To The Editor

New School Bus Routes Are "Horrible!"

Editor: I just want to let you know how horrible the new school bus routes actually are. My daughter, and a few other children who go to P.S. More...

This Week's Attitude

This Week's Attitude

Mayor, Chancellor Should Take A U-Turn On Bus Routes

If "Nightline" were to do daily segments on the current New York City school bus mess, it might be headlined, "NYC School Children Held Hostage - Day 9. More...

From The Mayor...

From The Mayor's Desk ...

Yankee Stadium To Host MLB All-Star Game In 2008 Season

Yankee Stadium - the House that Ruth Built - is perhaps the greatest cathedral in all of sports. More...

Little Old Canarsie

Canarsie's Famous "Wheelmen" Bicycle Races

When bicycle riding was at its height in the early teens, cars were very few and Henry Ford was coming out with his Model T, with its planetary transmission, which was not a stick shift. More...

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