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Remsen Avenue Public School Marks Its Centennial

By Dara Mormile A century ago when Theodore Roose-velt was president, George McClellan was the mayor of New York City and Bird Coler was the Brooklyn borough president, Public School 114 - the Ryder School - opened its doors at Remsen More...

Cyclones Upend Yankees, 5-1, In Seventh Home Opener

By Jerry Del Priore After losing in the first round of the playoffs to the Staten Island Yankees last year, the Brooklyn Cyclones got a measure of revenge Tuesday night as they defeated their cross-borough rivals, 5-1, in their season More...

Letters/Opinion

Question: A ccording to a news report last week, the city's Department of Education is starting a program this fall that will pay students - up to $50 for a perfect score - in some schools for earning high scores on new tests. More...

This Week's Attitude

This Week's Attitude

By Neil S. Friedman

Lady Liberty Laments Immigration Reform Logjam Immigration reform got a breath of new life when Senate leaders last Friday agreed to revive the measure, which seemed doomed when it was withdrawn a week earlier. More...

From The Mayor...

From The Mayor's Desk ...

Responsible Budget Helps Make City's Future Brighter

Barely four years ago - with the City weathering a fiscal crisis and a national recession - we faced the challenge of closing a budget gap of some $4 billion. More...

Little Old Canarsie

Little Old Canarsie

The Willows Still Weep

As we look back now in present day Canarsie with all the beautiful new homes and paved streets, we think of the time when we had all the streets and roads of just plain dirt and when it rained they were very muddy. More...

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A Stars & Stripes Celebration

For its second consecutive Flag Day celebration, P.S./I.S. 66 expanded it into an international festival of the flags of many nations. The observance on June 14 kicked off as students walked around the school at 845 East 96th Street. More...

Changes, Concerts In Works For Canarsie Pier

A Gateway National Recreation Area park ranger assigned to Canarsie Pier spoke about upcoming improvements at the site at last week's United Canarsie South Civic Association meeting. More...

Common Ground Revives Plans For Local Low-Income Housing Units

Three years after it abandoned building plans at East 105th Street and Farragut Road, Common Ground, the not-for-profit housing organization, has offered a new proposal for a multi-use development at the site. More...

Sports

Brooklyn Cricket Matches Heat Up As Weather Warms

By Marcus Bethel Brooklyn Panthers vs. More...

Knights Sink Admirals In Shoot Out At Aviator Field

Danny Dragoi fired two quick goals into the Albany Admirals' de-fense last Saturday to lead the Brook-lyn Knights to a 3-2 win at Aviator Field. Dragoi's first goal came in the 22nd minute off an assist from Ricky Charles. More...

View From the Middle

View From The Middle

Congress' Approval Rating Down To 23%. Here's Why... From our first civics lessons, we're taught that government service, as a vocation, is a calling we all should aspire to. More...

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