November 8, 2007 RSS feed / Other News

Most Dist. 18 Schools Make The Grade In 1st Progress Reports

Twenty nine percent of District 18 schools received a grade of A in the Department of Education's first-ever Progress Reports released this week. More...

Here's How Some Canarsie Schools Got Their Names

Did ya ever wonder how public schools get their names? Traditionally, public schools were named after presidents, founding figures and social leaders whose accomplishments served as a role model for young people. More...

Chef Advises On How To Select A Thanksgiving Turkey

(SPM Wire) The whole family soon will be gathered around your table for a Thanksgiving dinner with all the trimmings. Don't disappoint with a bird that's too small, too dry, or worse, undercooked. 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...

Report Shows Decline In Americans' Health

New York is ranked 26th, behind Connecticut (#5) and New Jersey (#21), according to the 18th annual America's Health Rankings report released Monday by the United Health Foundation, the American Public Health Association, and the Partnership f More...

Winter Fire Safety Discussed At 69th Pct. Community Council Meeting

With winter approaching, residents will warm their homes with various methods and appliances that, if not handled properly, could result in a fire. Those who attended the October 69th Precinct Community Council meeting at St. More...

Pet Of The Week

Cheerio is a placid short hair rabbit, a little over one year old and neutered already. He loves to be petted. More...

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