January 31, 2008 RSS feed / Other News

(Pile) Driving Home A Point

Residents who live near the new PS/IS 366 school construction on East 107th Street between Avenue J and Flatlands Avenue recently complained that the work being done there is "distracting to say the least and harmful to people's ears," accord- More...

Bloomberg Makes Friendly Wager With Boston Counterpart

Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and Boston Mayor Thomas M. More...

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...

Next Tuesday Is Primary Day

The New York City Voter Assistance Commission issued the following letter this week: Dear Fellow New Yorkers: On Tuesday, February 5, all eligible New Yorkers are encouraged to participate in the Presidential Primary Election in More...

New Posters Spotlight The Danger Of Idle Bus Fumes

With childhood asthma identified as one of the city's most pressing health issues, State Assemblyman Alan Mai-sel recently distributed posters to sixteen public and private schools in his district to remind drivers to shut off school bus eng More...

Pet Of The Week

Only occasionally does a stray dog pass our behavioral tests with flying colors, but Flip did, making her a precious companion. She is a gentle eight-year-old Collie Smooth mix, all white with striking black markings. More...

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