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IS 232 Students Participate In Hospital's Partnership Program

In its ongoing efforts to improve the quality of life and well-being of the residents of the community it serves, Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center (KJMC), at 585 Schenectady Avenue, continues to support the academic achievement of the students More...

Bone Marrow Donor Firefighter: "It's What We Do!"

If you need a life saved, it doesn't take anything more than a cry for help for a firefighter to come to your rescue. More...

Senior Songwriters Continue To Serenade Their Peers

Songwriters Marion and Albert Mazur are seated at the piano in front of an audience at the Abe Stark Senior Center on Farragut Road. More...

Medical

Brookdale Goes Hi-Tech Robotic

Brookdale University Hospital and Medical Center last week became the first hospital in Brooklyn to use the da Vinci S HD System , a new robotic technology for surgeries. More...

Sports

Super Champs Feted With Super Parade

Super Bowl XLII champion New York Giants were saluted with a victory parade up Broadway through the Canyon of Heroes on Tuesday as a snowstorm of confetti and paper rained down on hundreds of thousands of fans who lined the route. More...

Viking Hoopsters Romp To Win Fourth Straight

A month ago, the South Shore boy's varsity basketball team looked as if its season was on the brink, but since then the Vikings have cranked it up a notch and won four of the next five games. More...

South Shore Girls End Near Perfect Season With 58-32 Win

After a near perfect regular season, with only one league defeat (Thomas Jefferson), the South Shore High School girl's varsity basketball team did not want to lose momentum heading into the playoffs, as they faced Grand Street Campus at hom More...

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Internet Helps Keep Track Of Neighborhood Sex Offenders

Keeping young children safe and informed about potentially dangerous sex offenders in the community is a click away. With help from information available on several web sites, parents can accurately locate where predators live and even work. More...

Albany Bill Would Protect New Yorkers From Internet Sex Predators

Attorney General Andrew Cuomo, Senate Majority Leader Joseph L. More...

Starrett City To Get Receptacles For City's New Recycling Program

Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Sanitation Commissioner John Doh-erty this week announced that four new heavily-trafficked sites, including one on Pennsylvania Avenue in Starrett City, have been added to the Department of Sanitation's (DSNY) succe More...

Letters/Opinion

What's Your Opinion?

Question: City officials recently said they would like to sell naming rights to popular Parks Department attractions, like zoos, to major corporations that would add millions to the treasury. Do you think this would be a good idea or not? More...

Letters to the Editor

Canarsie On TV!

Editor: The Brooklyn Community Access Television Media (BCAT Channel 69) recently featured Canarsie on its "Neighborhood Beat" program. Ron Schweiger, the chronicler of Brooklyn, toured some of our community's treasures. More...

This Week's Attitude

This Week's Attitude

Ex-Mayor Bows Out After Rudy Awakening In Florida

After a distant third place finish in last week's Florida Republican presidential primary, Rudolph Giuliani bowed out of the GOP race the next day and endorsed John McCain. More...

View From the Middle

View From The Middle

Give Britney A Little Credit - And Some Down Time

The story began in Friday's New York Post:, "Britney Spears landed in a Los Angeles booby hatch yesterday…", while the Daily News described the trip the previous day from her home to a Los Angeles hospital psychiatric ward with a qu More...

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