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Starrett City Bid Again Rejected As Financially Unfeasible

A day after federal housing officials rejected the resubmitted bid for the sale of Starrett City, hundreds of residents packed the complex's Brooklyn Sports Club as Brooklyn Congressman Edolphus Towns joined Rep. More...

Victim Of Domestic Violence Fights Back Helping Others

Fifteen years ago, Mary Smith (not her real name) had nowhere to turn. A victim of domestic violence in two relationships, she was too embarrassed to speak to anyone. More...

Strolling Through History Down Canarsie's Lanes & Alleys

By Linda Steinmuller Nestled between Canarsie's busy streets are hidden alleys that tell the story of the community's history. Some alleys have been paved over and built upon. Some have missing signs. Others remain intact and unpaved. More...

Sports

Knights' Weekend Wins Help Keep Playoff Hopes Alive

Brooklyn stars Terik Smith and Danny Dragoi teamed up to lead the Knight's offense over visiting Rhode Island 3-1 at Aviator Field on Sat-urday in a match of Premier Develop-ment League teams. The win boosted the Knights' record to 8-3-2. More...

Guyana Win Over Winward Islands Tops Weekend Cricket Action

Windward Islands VS Guyana Guyana beat the Windward Islands by 23 runs when the Ed Ahmad Twenty20 cricket competition resumed at Sea View and 108 th Street in Brooklyn, New York on Saturday. More...

From The Mayor...

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State Legislature: Stand Up For Future Of New York City!

By now, many of you have heard about PlaNYC - our sweeping set of initiatives to guide New York's continuing growth in a way that both benefits our economy and protects our environment. More...

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Other News

Canarsie Remained Calm In Great Blackout Of '77

Tomorrow marks the 30th anniversary of The Great Blackout of 1977. More...

E. 99th Street Resident Escapes From Home Invader

An East 99th Street resident who was home alone in her kitchen narrowly escaped from a would-be thief who calmly walked through the open front door to her apartment and tried to rob her at gunpoint, police said. More...

No Clear Reason Why Jamaica Bay Is Vanishing

DEEPTI HAJELA Associated Press Writer The scene from Dan Mundy's living room window is worlds away from the normal urban views of New York City. More...

Letters/Opinion

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Question: There are currently Congressional hearings regarding whether the observATION DECK AT THE CROWN OF THE STATUE OF LIBERTY, WHICH HAS BEEN CLOSED SINCE THE WORLD TRADE CENTER ATTACK, SHOULD NOW BE OPENED. WHAT DO YOU THINK? More...

Letters to the editor

Your column (View From The Middle, 6/28/07) on paying people to go to school, or work, or etc. - was just terrific. You said it all. More...

This Week's Attitude

This Week's Attitude

Libby Commutation's Another

Unpardonable Bush Decision It was hardly a bombshell when President Bush commuted the sentence of convicted perjurer I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby last week. More...

View From the Middle

View From The Middle

The Spies Among Us Might Be A Good Thing

I didn't really think it would come to this, but I'm ready to bend to the "Big Brother" syndrome. It's not a matter of "if you can't fight 'em join 'em," it's a matter of self protection. More...

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