June 7, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

NAB SUSPECT IN PARKWAY MURDER

It didn't take long for officials from the 69th Precinct Detective Squad to swing into action and arrest a suspect in the murder of a man at the corner of Rockaway Parkway and Glenwood Road on Sunday, May 27. More...

Top Stories

FBI Report Shows City Crime Continues To Defy National Trend

Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly announced Monday that New York City continues to reduce crime to levels not seen in decades and remains the safest big city in America, according to the FBI's Preliminary Crime Repo More...

P.S. 276 Showcases Students' Talents

Public School 276 recently held an evening "Showcase of the Arts" to demonstrate the many talents of its student body. More...

Probe Cause Of Fire In Avenue N Home

More than 60 firefighters from 12 companies were called to a frame house at the corner of East 94th Street and Avenue N Monday to douse a smoky, "persistent" fire, according to FDNY authorities, Firefighter Mike Parrella, a spoke More...

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Question: The law banning ticket scalping for Broadway shows and other big events in the city expired last week and the state legislature did not renew it, allowing scalpers to charge as much money for a ticket as they want. More...

This Week's Attitude

This Week's Attitude

L.A. County Lockup Is Now Hilton For Paris

On Monday, hotel heiress Paris Hilton checked herself in a day early for her court-ordered 45-day county jail term - she is only expected to serve 23 days - for violating the terms of her probation on a drunk driving plea after driving More...

From The Mayor...

From The Mayor's Desk ...

Improving Air Quality, Fighting Asthma

Six weeks ago, we unveiled PlaNYC, a long-term sustainability plan for New York City. One of the key goals of that plan is to achieve the cleanest air of any big city in America by the year 2030. More...

This Week In Canarsie

Pet Of The Week

My name is Bunny (A702555). I'm a medium-size beautiful grey and white spotted lop. My former owner was evicted and never came to claim me. I'm so friendly and outgoing - more like a puppy than a rabbit. More...

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Other News

Starrett City Tenants Demand N.Y. Senate Save Their Homes

An estimated two hundred Starrett City tenants stormed Senate Majority Leader Joe Bruno's office in Albany on Tuesday following an earlier press conference at which they demanded the Senate pass legislation before the upcoming end of the sessi More...

Guilty Verdict In 2002 Truckelman's Lane Murder

A man who was filled with rage at the thought of being evicted from his home and thus killed a relative of the home owner in cold blood in 2002, was found guilty of the crime last week and could face 25 years to life in jail, according More...

NYPD Negotiators Apprehend "Disturbed" Man On East 84 St.

More than a dozen NYPD vehicles (see photo below), including an elaborate technical Hostage Negotiating Team command post, were lined up and put to use at about 9 a.m. More...

Letters/Opinion

Disappointed By "Parade"

Editor: I just wanted to tell you how impressed I was with your accurate coverage of the Canarsie Memorial Day "Parade." As you reported, it wasn't much of a parade, with very few marchers, and even fewer spectators. More...

Sports

Queens Cricketeers Take 2007 Mayor's Cup Trophy

By Marcus Bethel Queens cricketeers thrashed the Bronx by 66 runs to capture the inaugural Mayor's Cup 20/20 cricket title at Brooklyn's Spring Creek Park cricket facility last Saturday. More...

Knights Unable To Douse Flames Under Rainy Skies

The field was soaked from tropical storm rain, the ball was slippery and the visiting Westchester Flames just a little too hot for Brooklyn, topping the Knights 4-2 on Sunday at Aviator Field. More...

View From the Middle

View From The Middle

The Immigration Bill: How Absurd Can You Get?

The immigration compromise proposal presented the week before Congress went on their Memorial Day holiday had been touted as something all parties have contributed to and worked for. And good for them. More...

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