October 25, 2007 RSS feed / Other News

Hillary Meets Brooklyn Dems

Presidential hopeful Sen. Hillary Clinton recently met with several local Democratic leaders and elected representatives in Greenpoint. More...

Street Repair, Cell Towers Discussed At CB 18 Meeting

By Debbie Cohen Local street repaving, adding speed bumps and an upcoming hearing for a cell tower were on the agenda at last week's Community Board 18 meeting. More...

Pet Of The Week

Sharon (A733784), plays like a kitten though she is three years old. This impish domestic shorthair mix has delectable calico and white fur. To adopt Sharon or any loving pet, please visit Animal Care and Control in Brooklyn at 2336 Linden Blvd. More...

Help Your Child Handle Peer Pressure

(SPM Wire) At some point in nearly every child's school years, he or she will face anxiety about "fitting in" or being "popular." Parents and guardians need to remember they are the first line of defense for children susceptible to dev More...

NYC's Infant Mortality Rate Declined Again In 2006

New York City's infant mortality rate - widely regarded as a barometer of a population's general health - fell slightly in 2006, the Health Department reported last week. More...

Local Civic Leader Alerts Residents About "Superbug"

Wanda Ihrig, president of the Informed Voices Civic Association, was on the mark last week during the regular monthly meeting of her organization, when she warned residents of the dreaded "superbug. More...

Police Nab Suspect In Series Of Burglaries In The East 80s

Police from the 69th Precinct have arrested a suspect in the burglary spree that hit at least six homes in the East 80s section in recent months. More...

A Christening At Sea

A ship christened at Kingsborough Community College (KCC) last Friday will serve as a "floating classroom" for the two-year school's Maritime Tech-nical program. More...

Trick-or-Treat Safety Tips

Here's a statistic that's sure to scare adults - children are four times more likely to be hit by a vehicle (car, motorcycle, SUV, truck) on Halloween than on any other day of the year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevent More...

Ganging Up On Graffiti

Over the weekend Auxiliary officers with the 69th Precinct and youths from the Explorers group cleaned up graffiti at 25 locations throughout Canarsie. More...

A "Shining Star" Among Us

Congratulations to Josefina Nover, center, flanked by Brooklyn-Queens Most Rev. More...

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