March 1, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

SONS FIND PARENTS IN MURDER-SUICIDE

Two teenage boys from a quiet, churchgoing Canarsie family woke up to a tragedy in the home on East 105th Street to discover their parents dead in their bedroom, the apparent victims of a murder-suicide, police said. More...

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Lawmakers Propose New Law That Would Void Starrett City Deal

State lawmakers may have come up with a fresh tactic to invalidate the recent purchase of Starrett City by a developer that could potentially raise rents and make the 6,000-unit, federally funded housing complex east of Canarsie unaffordable More...

Anonymous Flyer About Asbestos Prompts Discussion AT CB18 Meeting

While Community Board 18's new budget was the only item scheduled on its agenda, the focus of last week's monthly meeting at the Kings Plaza Community Room briefly turned to fears of asbestos from the Waldbaum's supermarket in the Georgetown More...

Letters/Opinion

What's Your Opinion?

Question: New York City recently began distributing free condoms in an effort to reduce the spread of AIDS and other sexually transmitted diseases. Do you agree or disagree with this policy? More...

This Week's Attitude

This Week's Attitude

Movie Memories & Long Ago Saturday Afternoons

With last Sunday's annual Academy Awards still fresh in mind, my thoughts turn to movies. New ones, the classics, very good ones, run-of-the-mill ones, bad ones and quite a lot I wish I'd never wasted time watching. I enjoy movies. More...

From The Mayor...

From The Mayor's Desk ...

Making The Nation's Best Parks System Even Better

New Yorkers enjoy the biggest and finest city parks system in the nation. And last week, working with partners in the private sector, we took two steps to make outdoor recreation- in the sun and on the ice- even better throughout the city. More...

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Other News

Canarsie Youth Activist Honored By Sen. Clinton

As Black History Month came to a close, Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton last Sunday hosted her seventh Annual African American Heritage Celebration at District Council 37 to pay tribute to the leadership and achievements of six distinguished Ne More...

Youth Attacked At Pkwy. L Station

Three youths who allegedly robbed and beat up another teenager in the Rockaway Parkway Canarsie Line subway station last week were caught by 69th Precinct patrol officers and turned over to transit police, officials here said. More...

Three-Alarm Junkyard Blaze Keeps 110 Firefighters Busy For 15 Hours

Firefighters spent 15 hours fighting a massive fire in an auto junkyard last Thursday night into Friday on Ralph Avenue at Preston Court, authorities said. More...

Sports

Canarsie H.S. Runners Earn Medals, But Don't Qualify For State Finals

Canarsie High School's runners were among the top track and field athletes in New York City who competed in last Friday's Public School Athletic League (PSAL) Indoor Track and Field City Championship. More...

Fourth Quarter Surge Propels Vikings To Playoff Win

The twelfth-seeded South Shore High School varsity basketball team faced twenty-first seeded William C. More...

View From the Middle

View From The Middle

We're Ready For A Woman Prez - But Hillary?

Heaven help me! I think I'm beginning to like - or almost like - Hillary. Yeah, THAT Hillary! It's not really a big deal, after all. I also like McCain and Giuliani and Romney and Obama and, oh, yes, Edwards. More...

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