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Bildersee Students & Parents Share A Night Of Science

Last week's Family Science Night helped Isaac Bildersee I.S. 68 students and their parents spend a few quality hours together as they shared a lesson in Kitchen Chemistry. More...

Transit Officials Test L Line With General Manager

In what New York City transit officials are calling a pilot program that in three years could lead to a sweeping overhaul of the management of 24 subway lines, the L has been assigned a line general manager and deputy general manager, who wi More...

Web Site Sheds Some 'Sunlight' On State Government

Want to see who has made campaign contributions to our elected state representatives like senators John Sampson, Carl Kruger and Kevin Parker, or assembly members, Alan Maisel, Helene Weinstein and Diane Gordon? More...

Letters/Opinion

What's Your Opinion?

Question: It was revealed last week that the NYPD has been conducting Operation Lucky Bag, in which undercover subway cops drop a wallet and then stop and frisk the individual who picked it up when they assume there is no intention of retur More...

This Week's Attitude

This Week's Attitude

Enlistment Bonus Snafu Is Ultimate Insult To Wounded Warriors

Imagine, if you will, the United States Army enticing you, your son or a nephew or niece - some relative or friend - to enlist for a modest ($10,000 or less) bonus to be used for whatever the heart desires after military service is finis More...

View From the Middle

View From The Middle

I Think (HOPE) They Fooled Me For The Last Time!

Now they went and did it! More...

Special Sections

Other News

On The Sixth Night Of Chanukah...

Standing out amidst houses decorated with colorful holiday lights and adorned with various Christmas decorations, is one Mill Basin home that celebrates Chanukah, the Jewish Festival of Lights, that, like the Christian celebration, tradition More...

Canarsie High School Will Be "Phased Out" In 2008

Exactly one year after the New York City Department of Education (DOE) said it would close - or phase out - South Shore and four other public high schools, it announced on Monday that Canarsie High School was slated for the same fate. More...

Cops Help Quell Fire On East 87th Street

Police patrol officers from the 69th Precinct answered an emergency call early last Friday of a fire in a three story home on East 87th Street near Seaview Avenue. More...

Sports

Sri Lankan Breaks Australian's Test Cricket Wickets Record

KANDY, Sri Lanka (AP) - - Sri Lanka's Muttiah Muralitharan broke former Australian legspinner Shane Warne's record for test wickets Monday, reaching 709 against England. More...

From The Mayor...

From The Mayor's Desk ...

State Judges Deserve Raises

State legislators are considering coming back to Albany this month for a special session. More...

Little Old Canarsie

Little Old Canarsie

A Little Tour Around Our Stretch Of Jamaica Bay In 1912

The year is about 1912 as we enter Golden City Park. On the left is a famous ride called "Love's Journey." This was later replaced by a merry-go-round. The earlier ride was made up of cars hanging by hooks which went through a dark tunnel. More...

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