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Pols Protest Hate Crimes After Racial Slurs Found In Surrogate Court

In response to messages of hate targeting Brooklyn Surrogate Court Judge Diana Johnson, and an alarming twenty percent increase in hate crimes in New York City this past year, Congressman Ed Towns, state Senator John Sampson and Assem-blyman More...

Numbers Are Up For Students In I.S. 211 Math Challenge

In an effort to help students prepare for the crucial upcoming New York State test, the John Wilson Intermediate School 211 Math Department conducted a school-wide Mathematics Challenge last week. More...

Young Man Eyes Delegate Slot For '08 Dem Convention

Bergen Beach resident Mitchell Partnow hopes to instill political awareness among community youths. The 21-year-old wants to be chosen as a 9th Congressional District delegate for presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. More...

Letters/Opinion

What's Your Opinion?

Question: Despite the odds favoring the New England Patriots by almost 14 points, do you think the Giants will win the Super Bowl? Why or Why not? More...

Letters to the Editor

Comptrolling His Anger

Editor: I have been disgusted by the recent emergence of nooses, swastikas and racial epithets as symbols of hate in our city. More...

This Week's Attitude

This Week's Attitude

State Of The State Stinks- Unless You're A Legislator

Following a tumultuous first year as governor of New York, Eliot Spitzer essentially has only one option: to turn around his misfortunes in 2008 and jack up a favorable rating that plunged under 30 percent several months ago, though it sli More...

From The Mayor...

From The Mayor's Desk ...

Preparing For The Future

There is growing concern about the state of our economy - and for good reason. Nearly all the key economic indicators suggest that the national economy has turned downward, and that we may be headed for a recession. More...

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Other News

Maisel's Hate Crimes Crackdown Bill Passes Albany Assembly

Assemblyman Alan Maisel (D-59th AD) announced this week that the state Assembly passed a bill he sponsored, banning the placement or display of nooses or images of nooses on any building or other real property without the express permission of More...

Burglars Go Through Roof Of Ave. L Deli But Can't Open Its ATM Inside

Burglars this week entered the New Way Deli at 9101 Avenue L through a hole they cut in the roof and unsuccessfully attempted to break open and rob the store's ATM machine, police said. More...

Telco Store On Rockaway Parkway To Close Next Month

Confirming local rumors, the Telco Department Store at 1404 Rockaway Parkway is scheduled to close by the end of February, according to management authorities. More...

Business & Finance

Fillmore Ave. L Honors Members At Annual Dinner

Fillmore Real Estate's Avenue L branch last Tuesday chose the beautiful El Caribe in Mill Basin to honor and reward all the employees and agents for the successes during the past year. More...

Religion

Cong. Beth Tikvah Presents Regular Rosh Chodesh Celebrations

Recently, when the Hebrew month of Shvat began, over 50 women celebrated the event at the Canarsie Sisterhood Rosh Chodesh Supperette. More...

Sports

Star Benching Results In Lady Vikes Tourney Loss

For the first time this season, the South Shore High School girl's varsity basketball team played without its star junior point guard Angel Porter, who head coach Anwar Gladden benched for missing a few practices. More...

Vikings In Playoff Hunt With 57-52 OT Win Over Grady

With the South Shore High School boy's varsity basketball team vying for one of the final playoff spots in its division, it could not afford to lose to William E. Grady High School as the regular season beings to wind down. More...

View From the Middle

View From The Middle

There Might Be A Way Out Of This Mess, If They Hurry

Last week in this column I was proud - no, happy - no, proud and happy - to announce our esteemed government in Washington determined we (you and I) would get a substantial rebate in the mail so we can get that bad old economy roll More...

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