October 4, 2007 RSS feed / Other News

Teen Trio Robs Grocery Store On Ave. L At Gunpoint

Owners and managers of small, neighborhood stores usually don't expect to be robbed during the day. That is, at one time such incidents were generally relegated to when it was dark outside, according to most authorities. More...

Kingsborough Launches 20th Season Of The Children's Theatre Festival

Kingsborough Community College recently announced its 20th season of affordable family events at the 700-seat Leon M. Goldstein Performing Arts Center. This season's shows include: Legend of Sleepy Hollow (Saturday, October 13 at 11 a.m. More...

State Legislature Is Urged To Pass Healthy Schools Act

Governor Eliot Spitzer last week urged the State Legislature to pass the Healthy Schools Act, which would help combat childhood obesity and promote healthy lifestyles for children across New York. More...

Can You Pass A Test Given To Immigrants To Earn Citizenship?

You may be smarter than a fifth grader but do you have what it takes to become a citizen? More...

Advocate Says Immigration Does Not Lead To Higher Crime Rates

(NewsUSA) The fact that increased immigration does not lead to higher crime rates is often ignored by federal, state and local government officials. More...

Pet Of The Week

Skippy's one blue eye and one brown are not the only thing extraordinary about this gentle American Pit Bull Terrier. She is trained well and is friendly to people and dogs. More...

Mill Basin Man Killed While Loading His Car

A Mill Basin resident who was loading his car with groceries, and other items preparatory to going on a boat trip with his family, was killed Sunday when an out of control van struck him, crushing him against the back of his car, police source More...

"He Said, She Said" Crash On Ave. L

The driver of the 2006 Dodge (center rear) told 69th Precinct police he was heading west on Avenue L, at East 98th Street, Monday morning when the driver of a 2005 Honda (forefront) "disregarded" the Stop sign and started to make a right turn, More...

No Garbage Collection On Monday

The New York City Department of Sanitation announced there will be no garbage and recycling collection on Monday, October 8, Columbus Day. More...

Riders' Report Card Gives "L" Train A "C"

Riders of the Canarsie subway line don't seem to be too upset with the general condition of L trains, according to report cards they filled out last summer and which were recently evaluated. More...

Seaview Village Family Day: More Than Just A Block Party

Some people just don't need a reason to throw a party. All they need is a bunch of happy, willing residents of a neighborhood that want to have a good time. More...

State Reminds Unregistered Voters To Sign Up For November Election

The State Board of Elections this week reminded all state residents to register to vote in the November 6, 2007 general election, if they have not already. More...

River Manor's Tree Of Life

In honor of October being Breast Cancer Awareness Month, officials at River Manor Care Center erected this tree in their East 103rd Street lobby, adorning it with gifts to be bought, with the proceeds going to research efforts to fight the disease. More...

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