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Owner Says Farragut Rd. Warehouse Will Not Be Medical Storage Facility

Angry residents and elected officials attended an informational meeting Tuesday about a proposed waste transfer facility at East 100th Street and Farragut Road. More...

Gov't. Offers Coupons For Switch To Digital Television

Millions of $40 government coupons have been available since New Year's Day to help low-tech television owners buy special converter boxes for older TVs that might not work after the switch to digital broadcasting. Beginning Feb. More...

Letters/Opinion

What's Your Opinion?

Question: The Department of education has distributed reward money between $4,000-$120,000 to the 134 schools throughout the city that recorded an "A" grade on their report cards. How do you think that money should be spent? More...

Letters to the Editor Curious About Canarsie's Past

Editor: I am curious of the misadventures that occurred in Canarsie over hundreds of years. I lived there for 28 years and still visit relatives on East 95th Street. The "mob" sure had a grip at one time on the area. More...

Sports

Orange Wave Hands Lady Vikings First Loss, 46-45

The South Shore High School girls varsity basketball team entered 2008 undefeated at 8-0 in the PSAL. More...

South Shore Boys Also Lose To Jefferson Hoopsters

Despite only one victory so far this season, the South Shore High School boy's varsity basketball team felt confident that it could defeat Thomas Jefferson Campus in its first game of 2008. More...

View From the Middle

View From The Middle

Weeding Out The Candidates: Not A Tough Job

I've always been nuts about politics. More...

Special Sections

Other News

Smoky Fire Hits Former Key Food Site

Thick, black smoke inundated the area in and around the Brooklyn Terminal Market last Thursday morning as firefighters from local companies, including those from Canarsie, East New York and Mill Basin, fought a debris fire for more than two More...

Pol Prods DOT To Pave Part Of Paerdegat Ave. North

After learning from a constituent about a patch of Paerdegat Avenue North that has been a community eyesore for years, Assemblyman Alan Maisel has called for the 300-foot strip to be paved by the city's Department of Transportation. More...

CFE Rep Says Local Schools Need “More Than Fair Share” Of Funds

Helaine Doran, deputy director for the Campaign for Fiscal Equity (CFE), a group that has worked since 1993 to ensure a sound education for every child in the New York City public school system, told this week More...

Medical

Health Dept. Reports City Death Rate Reaches All-Time Low

The death rate in New York City reached an all-time low in 2006, the Health Department reported this week, as the number of deaths fell to 55,391 More...

Debunking Top Health Myths Even Doctors Believe

(SPM Wire) Do you think that you need eight glasses of water a day, that reading in dim light damages your eyes or that eating turkey makes you sleepy? Think again. More...

This Week's Attitude

This Week's Attitude

Reforms Needed If Death Penalty Remains Sentencing Choice

The debate over the death penalty is alive and well, even as the latest surveys show that about two-thirds of Americans support capital punishment, compared to 35 years ago when that figure was barely a majority. More...

From The Mayor...

From The Mayor's Desk ...

New York City Remains Ahead In Public Safety And Health

New York is the safest big city in the nation. And we owe our safety in large measure to the heroism of firefighters like Lieutenant John Martinson, who tragically lost his life battling a blaze in Brooklyn last Thursday. More...

Little Old Canarsie

Little Old Canarsie

Canarsie's Life Saving Station

After the City of New York stopped taking shellfish from Jamaica Bay on April 1, 1920 due to polluted waters, the city filled in the shorefront with sand pumped from the bay and a pier was built at the foot of Rockaway Parkway. More...

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