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Surveillance Photo Released Of Man Wanted In Ralph Ave. Slay

Police have released a surveillance camera photo of a person they want to question regarding the murder of a Bergen Beach resident as he was waiting for a bus on Ralph Avenue and Avenue J on March 11. More...

Damaged Pipe Leaves BayView Apt. Flooded, Moldy

Residents in New York City Housing Authority buildings often have to wait days -- sometimes weeks -- for maintenance problems to be taken care of. More...

P.S. 276 Students Get A 'Fair' Education In Science

Every student at P.S. 276 was a scientist during the school's annual science fair last Tuesday. Students experimented with materials such as foods, drinks, cleaning products and natural re-sources. More...

Sports

Knights Bolstered By Caribbean Connection As '07 Season Nears

First-rate, competitive United Soccer Leagues (USL) games are returning to Brooklyn. More...

Cyclones Ask Kids To Design 2007 Season Program Cover

Picasso and Van Gogh had to get their start somewhere, right? The Brooklyn Cyclones are giving children 14 and under a chance to have their artwork appear on the cover of the team's official game program. More...

From The Mayor...

From The Mayor's Desk ...

New Recycling Initiatives Can Make A Big Difference

The environmental challenges facing our planet are so big and so complex that they often feel far beyond our individual control. More...

Special Sections

Other News

Best Wishes For A Joyous Holiday Season

The springtime holidays for Jews and Catholics - Easter and Passover - occur simultaneously this year. Despite being a quirk of the Hebrew and Gregorian calendars, these celebrations bring to mind the principal themes of renewal and hope. More...

Victim In Breukelen Houses Shooting Dies Of His Wound

When police catch the unknown fugitive from a shooting on March 22 at Breukelen Houses, they'll charge the shooter with at least an additional count of homicide because, a week after being hospitalized after being shot, the victim has died, More...

Firefighter Provides Safety Tips At 69th Precinct Council Meeting

In light of the recent increase of deadly fires across the city, a special presentation on fire safety was the focus of last month's 69th Precinct Community Council meeting. More...

Letters/Opinion

Letters To The Editor

Stop Pennsylvania Ave. Speed Demons

Editor: There has to be a stop put to the speeding that goes on sometimes through the week, but mostly on the weekend, when Pennsylvania Avenue becomes an international speedway from Flatlands Avenue south to the Belt Parkway. More...

What's Your Opinion?

QUESTION: There have been reports lately that the scientific community is researching methods to prolong life and youth. More...

This Week's Attitude

This Week's Attitude

Protect Kids By Toughening Laws, Not Limiting Freedoms

A federal court judge ruled that a 1998 law designed to block children from viewing Internet pornography violates the U.S. Constitution's free speech protections. (Might he be next in line to be sacked by Attorney General Alberto Gonzales? More...

View From the Middle

View From The Middle

Someone's Looking Over Our Shoulder; Could This Be Good?

I never thought we would see the essence of George Orwell's "1984" actually come to pass. More...

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