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"Lights Out" Plays Inspired By Golden Age of Radio

Before television and movies with high-tech special effects became popular, radio was the main medium of entertainment for most Americans. More...

Fidler Offers Alternative To City's Congestion Pricing Plan

Pointing out that it's irresponsible to "just say no" to congestion pricing without addressing the issues of clean air and traffic congestion in New York City, Brooklyn City Council Member Lew Fidler proposed a bold nine point plan as an alter More...

Surge In Bias Crimes Spurs "Day Against Hate"

In response to the growing number of hate crimes in New York City, a broad coalition of New Yorkers from government, law enforcement, religious organizations and advocacy groups from across the city, including Brooklyn officials Borough Presid More...

Sports

Chiefs Coast Into Playoffs With 28-0 Win Over Vikings

The rivalry between South Shore and Canarsie High School Varsity football teams has traditionally been a spirited one. Dubbed the Neighborhood Bragging Rights game, the annual match-up began in 1972, and has grown in intensity ever since. More...

This Week's Attitude

This Week's Attitude

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If you tuned in to hear fresh jokes from your favorite talk show host - be it Leno, Letterman, Kimmel, O'Brien, Stewart or Colbert - the last few nights, you soon realized by the dated material that you were watching reruns. More...

From The Mayor...

From The Mayor's Desk ...

Ensuring A Greener, Greater Future For Our City

When it comes to combating climate change, city government has a duty to lead the way. More...

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Other News

Local Schools Scare Up Halloween Parades

Dressed up as characters from some their favorite books, students and staff at public schools 114 and 115 celebrated their love for reading as they celebrated Halloween last week. Each school had its own procession with a P.S. More...

Cops Corral Gunslingers At Neighborhood Saloon

It could have been a scene from a "B" movie Western last weekend, as two men wrestled on the floor of a neighborhood saloon, trying vainly to get hold of a gun that had fallen there while they fought. More...

Bullet Travels Through Legs Of East 93 St. Shooting Victim

A 24-year-old resident of East 93rd Street was taken to the hospital on Wednesday, October 31 after having been shot in both legs - with a single bullet - by an unknown assailant while walking near East 93rd Street and Avenue N, police said. More...

View From the Middle

View From The Middle

"Day Against Hate" Should Match Our "Night Against Crime"

Every year around the middle of August, the Canarsie community joins with the rest of the nation in what is called a "Night Out Against Crime." The event is usually well-attended. More...

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