February 15, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

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P.S. 115 Students Help Peers In Zimbabwe

P.S. 115 has once again demonstrated its commitment to community. More...

69th Pct. Unit Keeps Vigil On Victims Of Domestic Violence

Included among the assortment of duties of New York City's police officers is that of preventive measures to protect residents whose lives may be in danger as a result of domestic violence incidents. More...

Study Finds Blacks Have Lower Cancer Survival Rates

While the overall cancer death rate in African Americans has continued to decrease since the early 1990s, African American men and women still suffer more from the disease than other racial groups, according to a newly released report by the A More...

Business & Finance

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It Is Important to Choose The Correct Tax Filing Status

Your federal tax filing status is based on your marital and family situation. It is an important factor in determining whether you must file a return, your standard deduction and your correct amount of tax. More...

Arts & Entertainment

Three-Time Grammy® Nominee Jewel Sparkles On PBS' "Soundstage"

"Soundstage," public television's primetime concert series will feature multi-platinum selling artist, Jewel, who is best known for her compelling blend of folk, rock, pop, country, blues, jazz, and classical music. More...

This Week's Attitude

This Week's Attitude

Senator BusyPody Can't Legislate Personal Responsibility

More often than not, State Senator Carl Kruger supports issues that are beneficial for his constituents. But, every so often, especially his current crusade to ban the use of small, personal electronic devices while crossing city streets, More...

View From the Middle

View From The Middle

A. G. Cuomo Starting To Make Waves In The Pork Barrel

Wouldn't you know it? More...

Special Sections

Other News

Bildersee I.S. 68 Debuts Library Makeover

Thanks to a $450,000 grant from City Councilman Lew Fidler, students at Isaac Bildersee Intermediate School 68 now have a new, state-of-the-art media library where they can obtain and share information. More...

COUNSELING CORNER

Getting Kids To Do Their Chores

Should children be assigned tasks to do around the house - their family "chores"? While most parents would say yes, it often becomes such a hassle to get kids to do what's asked of them that parents just let it slip. They shouldn't. More...

Pet Of The Week

Linda (A694730) is purr-fect! She's one of the most affectionate you will ever meet. And loves to be rubbed. Her tortie coat is so full and soft, it's hard to believe someone would abandon her on the street. More...

Letters/Opinion

Letters To The Editor

How About Some Do-It-Yourselfers?

Editor: Your editorial about ticketing for sidewalk garbage removal (in the February 8 issue) was perfect. I have also received summonses here on Farragut Road. More...

What's Your Opinion?

Question: a state senator has proposed imposing a $100 fine for New Yorkers who use personal electronic devices while crossing the street. Do you agree or disagree? Briefly explain. More...

Sports

Lady Vikings Earn Second Straight Trip To Postseason

As a result of a solid season, in which they compiled an impressive 11-3 record, the South Shore High School girl's basketball team had a second place finish in the PSAL AA Girls' Division behind Abraham Lincoln, they earned a trip to the po More...

From The Mayor...

From The Mayor's Desk ... Putting Safety First For Scaffold Workers

Over the past five years, we've driven crime down to historic lows. And as our city's crime rate continues to fall, positive economic indicators continue to rise. More...

Little Old Canarsie

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Eating Seafood From CLEAN Jamaica Bay

Up till about the year of 1918 folks living here at the time didn't have water supplied by the city and depended on a hand pump which had to be moved up and down to bring water up from the ground. More...

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