June 28, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

MULTIPLE CHARGES IN MAY 29 SHOOTING

Law enforcement authorities have thrown the book at a Canarsie resident who allegedly shot at a man with whom he was having an argument last May 29. More...

Top Stories

I.S. 285 Mural Honors Brooklyn Dodgers And Jackie Robinson

Former Brooklyn Dodgers hurler Ralph Branca was a special guest Tuesday morning to help unveil a student-designed mural, at Meyer Levin Intermediate School 285, inspired by baseball and Dodger legend Jackie Robinson. More...

Old Mill Basin Residents Balk At Home-Based House Of Worship

Some homeowners in the Old Mill Basin area have complained that a synagogue has recently been located in a private home on East 64th Street and it is affecting their quality of life. More...

Veteran School Crossing Guard Retires After 22 Years

By Neil S. Friedman For more than 22 years, Dorothy Helmes worked outdoors in all kinds of weather. More...

Sports

New York Team Wins Inter-League Cricket Competition

The New York Cricket League scored a convincing 82-run victory over the Brooklyn Cricket league when the USACA sponsored New York Inter-league Competition got underway at the Canarsie Park cricket field on Sat-urday. More...

Cyclones Fete Dem Bums

Almost 50 years after the Dodgers moved to the West coast, leaving Brooklyn fans in a funk for decades, the Brooklyn Cyclones recreated the final game at Ebbets Field last Sunday. More...

Knights Defeat Ottawa For Weekend Sweep

The Brooklyn Knights completed a perfect weekend by defeating the host Ottawa Fury, 3-0 at Keith Harris Sta-dium in Ontario on Sunday. More...

From The Mayor...

From The Mayor's Desk ...

End of State Legislative Session Brings Tax Relief

Last Thursday marked the end of the legislative session in Albany. More...

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Other News

Pct. C.O.: "We're Watching For Illegal Fireworks On The 4th"

In order to prepare the community for the Fourth Of July, 69th Precinct Commanding Officer Captain Ralph Monteforte raised the public's awareness about illegal fireworks during this week's Community Council meeting. More...

Fallen Firefighter's Grandpa Says He Was A "Real Athlete"

While virtually hundreds of grief-stricken friends, family members and fellow firefighters attended the wake of the late hero firefighter who died while fighting a smoky blaze in Williamsburg, his grandfather took the time to talk proudly ab More...

Cops Nab Four Suspects Who Mugged 17-Year-Old

Four youths were arrested last week after they allegedly robbed and brutally beat a 17-year-old outside a P.C. Richard store on Ralph Avenue in Old Mill Basin. More...

Letters/Opinion

P.S. 114 Alum Appreciates Anniversary Coverage

Dear Editor, I am writing to commend Dara Mormile for her comprehensive coverage of P.S. 114's 100th anniversary. I am a proud graduate of P.S. More...

Heavenly Thanks

I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your support of Mary Queen of Heaven's 2006 Spring Festival. Your sponsorship of our "Stairway to Heaven" as an "Angel/Archangel" helped make the event a great success. More...

What's Your Opinion?

For the first time in New York history, the state Assembly last week approved a measure legalizing same-sex marriage. Though the governor supports the bill, it is unlikely to pass in the more conservative Senate this year. More...

This Week's Attitude

This Week's Attitude

School's Out & Time Is Right For Playing In The Streets

For millions of New York City public school students, summer officially began yesterday - the last day of school. More...

View From the Middle

View From The Middle

Well, Mr. Mayor...There You Go Again! Damnit! Just when I was beginning to really like him, Mayor Mike Bloomberg has to go and propose a thing like paying people for doing the things they're supposed to do anyway! More...

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