October 18, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

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Student Stabbed In Melee Outside Canarsie High School

A Canarsie High School student on his way to school Friday morning was stabbed as he watched what appeared to be a melee between a group of other youths and some friends of his, police reported. More...

Trusting 92-Year-Old Conned Out Of Cash

Having seen our article last week regarding "deception" crimes, a woman stopped in our office this week and told the story of her 92-year-old mother who was duped in a similar scam recently. She was embarrassed, but not injured. More...

Letters/Opinion

Summer Letters From Kids

Below are copies of the top choices from letters we received from young readers about their experiences last summer. We thank all those who took the time to submit entries, but our space was limited to only two.

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For Yankees, Joe's The Man!

Dear Editor:

As a N.Y. Yankees fan since 1940, I fully support Joe Torre returning as manager. I consider him one of the greatest managers in the entire history of the club - and all of baseball. More...

What's Your Opinion?

Question: The school principals' union wants school safety officials to contact the principal before police arrest a student. What do you think? More...

This Week's Attitude

This Week's Attitude

Conservative Christian Should Be Fed To The Lions

When author and political pundit Ann Coulter was recently asked by a CNBC talk show host, "If you had your way…what would this country look like?" she replied, referring to those at the 2004 GOP convention in New York City, "The peo More...

From The Mayor...

From The Mayor's Desk ...

City Gets Greener With Tree Planting Campaign

All over town, the trees of New York City are just starting to put on their annual fall fashion show and fill our parks and streets with the rich colors of autumn. More...

View From the Middle

View From The Middle

Congress Has No Idea What Turkey-Armenian Decision Means To Us

Our members of Congress are a bunch of idiots. More...

Special Sections

Other News

African Burial Ground Monument Opens In Manhattan

The National Park Service, in partnership with the African Burial Ground Monument Foundation, the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture and the U.S. More...

Precinct C.O. Reports Lower Crime Rates In Community

Crime in the 69th Precinct is down by 16 percent from last year, but Commanding Officer Captain Ralph Monteforte pointed out the latest data at last week's United Canarsie South Civic Association meeting that showed an increase in three felo More...

Two Injured As Stolen Car Crashes Near Starrett

Two people were injured Thursday morning when a late-model Infiniti that had just been stolen from a Canarsie service station collided with a livery taxi and an SUV at the corner of Pennsylvania and Flatlands avenues. More...

Sports

Season Ends As Victors Take Brooklyn Twenty20 Cricket Cup

Victors beat Pak USA by 21 runs to capture the inaugural S.A. Sports sponsored Twenty20 cricket cup, along with the $3,000 prize money at Marine Park on Sunday. More...

Floundering Vikings Shutout Second Week In A Row

The South Shore High School varsity football team hoped to strike first and gain momentum after three straight losses in order to have a chance at beating a solid Sheepshead Bay High School squad at home. More...

Chiefs Sting Hornets

Canarsie High School running back Brandon Jones (#8) leaps over Midwood defender for first down yardage that set up touchdown in the first quarter last Saturday. More...

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