April 12, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

ARSON SUSPECT FACES ATTEMPTED MURDER RAP

In a court appearance yesterday, the suspect in the alleged arson of an auto sales company on Preston Court on March 31, faced multiple charges in the case, including attempted murder, according to a spokesman for Kings County District Attor More...

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25 Trucks Fight Bergen Beach Brush Fire

The FDNY came out in force Tuesday afternoon when a brush fire struck the Bergen Beach area along the east side of Paerdegat Basin. More...

Strike Two For Billion Dollar Starrett City Deal

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Neighborhood News

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QUESTION: Mayor Bloomberg has suggested that mail carriers, with proper authorization, may check on senior citizens or the disabled if they see something unusual at the person's residence, like too much mail building up in the mailbox and going uncol More...

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Strengthening Public Safety With New Police Academy

Nineteen sixty four was a great year for New York: the city hosted a World's Fair, the Yankees won the pennant, and you could still eat a slice of pizza or ride the subway for about 15 cents. More...

Little Old Canarsie

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Our Quaint Town Center

In the early teens, before they used public schools for election voting, one of the places used for lots of people in the lower section south of Avenue K was the barber shop building of Louis Catalnott, a well known barber of the days before More...

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P.S. 279 Teacher Honored By Junior Tennis League

By Dan Miller Veteran Public School 279 educator Cheryl Glick was recently honored by the New York Junior Tennis League (NYJTL) as Teacher of the Year for conducting their program of free tennis instruction to local children. More...

Schools Chancellor Announces New Science Curricula

Schools Chancellor Joel I. Klein announced Tuesday the details of the city's new science core curricula for grades K-8. More...

State Treasury Holds Billions In Unclaimed Funds: Weiner

The New York State treasury is sitting on $7.5 billion dollars in unclaimed funds, and most residents don't even know it. More...

Arts & Entertainment

Jews Who Resisted Nazis Focus Of Museum Exhibit

Conducting a Passover seder in a forced labor camp, partisans fighting in the forests, dangerous courier missions, and illegal underground newspapers tell a fascinating, but rarely heard story. More...

This Week's Attitude

Imus Suspension Should Pave The Way For Sober Change

This Week's Attitude By Neil S. Friedman

To hear a somber, contrite Don Imus last Monday morning on his nationally syndicated radio show, you would never know this was the same shock jock whose status emerged decades ago due to, for the most part, on-air antics that made his sh More...

View From the Middle

Global Warming: Who Cares Who's At Fault? It's Here!

View From The Middle

Thanks to warning after warning after warning, plus other publicity all over the place, plus "An Inconvenient Truth," last year's Acade-my Award-winning documentary film featuring former Vice President Al Gore, and thanks to a heavy mee More...

This Week In Canarsie

Pet Of The Week

Alaska (A701072) is a real ham! He loves attention and will roll over to be pet! He's a smoke gray and white two-year-old kitty ready for a new home. More...

BP, Coalition Blast Tobacco Ads Aimed At Teens

Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz, who declared last Thursday "Protect Our Kids from Tobacco Advertising Day," joined leading anti-smoking advocates at a Brooklyn high school to highlight the issue of tobacco ads targeting young people. More...

Morris Reaches The 100 Mark

It was a natural inclination recently to toast the celebrity at the Midwood Senior Center with a little carton of milk, since the "man of the hour" was Morris Horing, who was celebrating his 100th birthday. More...

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