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Governor Signs Bill To Reduce School Bus Idling

Governor Eliot Spitzer last week signed legislation that will reduce air pollution from idling school buses. More...

State Holds Hearing On Cease & Desist Law Renewal

By Dara Mormile Seeking to renew the cease and desist zone for Marine Park, Mill Basin, Mill Island, Bergen Beach and Futurama, residents and community leaders attended a hearing last Thurs-day evening hosted by the New York Department o More...

Floyd Bennett Field Celebrates Its History

A two-day celebration of the aviation history of Floyd Bennett Field was celebrated last weekend with dozens of vintage aircraft flying in and landing at the nearby facility. More...

Letters/Opinion

What's Your Opinion?

Question: Governor Spitzer just signed a bill that would limit the time buses or other vehicles can idle on or near school grounds to cut vehicle emissions. Do you think this will help protect the children's health and why? More...

This Week's Attitude

This Week's Attitude

Rampant Domestic Spying Weakens Our Freedoms

Escalated domestic spying became a critical government priority in the wake of the terrorist attacks six years ago. More...

From The Mayor...

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Improved Schools Greet Students For New Year

September 4th was back to school day in New York City. More...

Special Sections

Other News

Marine Park Ceremony Commemorates 9/11

Several miles from Ground Zero and several hours after the ceremony to commemorate the victims of the World Trade Center terrorist attacks in 2001 had ended, a smaller, but equally poignant, event was held in Marine Park. More...

69th Precinct Remembers City's Darkest Day

In a touching ceremony at the 69th Precinct on Tuesday, rank and file officers, detectives and administrative officials paused to remember those who died during the World Trade Center attack, especially the 23 NYPD officers. More...

A Colossal Commemoration

This huge banner, with the names of the 3,000 victims of the 9/11/01 terrorist attacks, was unveiled at Floyd Bennett Field over the weekend during a vintage aircraft fly-in ceremony. More...

Sports

Vikings Lose PSAL Grid Season Opener 12-6 To Lions

In Saturday's PSAL season opener, the South Shore High School varsity football squad hoped to revenge last year's two-point playoff loss to Lehman High School. More...

South Shore Football Now Has To Do More With Less

Last December, the Department of Education (DOE) announced the phasing out of South Shore High School over the next three years. Beginning with the current school year, it did not admit new students when the school year began last week. More...

Punjab & Grenada Earn Brooklyn Cricket Semifinal Spots

Punjab beat Cavaliers by the slim-mest of margins last Sunday to stake their place in the final of the Brooklyn League cricket competition. More...

View From the Middle

View From The Middle

This Time We're Getting The Straight Story - Ya Think?

I love how this briefing or testimony that General David Patraeus, the top military leader in Iraq, and Ryan Crocker, our ambassador to Iraq, are giving Congress this week and the way it had been kept such a pseudo secret the days and week More...

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