February 7, 2008 RSS feed / Other News

Sampson Urges AIDS Institute To Include Black Community In Decisions

State Senator John Sampson (D-Brooklyn) last week urged officials at the New York State Department of Health AIDS Institute to include American-born blacks in key policy-making positions that determine care and prevention services for people More...

State Might Have Your Money

Guest Column

We've all seen those sweepstakes telling us we may have already won $10,000 or a new car. Well, in New York we have $8 billion, and some of it may already be yours, and we're not putting you on. More...

Obituary

Oswald, Anna Marie ( neé Santaniello), 82, formerly of Canarsie, died January 31. Predeceased by husband, John in 1966. Surviving are sons, John, Richard & William; 8 grandchildren, 7 great grandchildren. More...

New 'Roo At The Zoo

Officials from the Wildlife Conservation Society's Prospect Park Zoo last week announced the arrival of an adorable baby kangaroo! 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...

Maisel Offers Options At Hearing For Congestion Pricing

The following is the text of Assem-blyman Alan Maisel's testimony at the January 24 Congestion Pricing Hearing held at Medgar Evers College: My name is Alan Maisel and I represent the 59th Assembly District, which includes the communitie More...

Removal Regulations For When It Finally Does Snow

You MUST clear the ice and snow from your sidewalk! It's the law! More...

Pet Of The Week

You might call Myla a "Lab-Back." She is a 1-year-old mixture of Labrador Retriever and Rhodesian Ridgeback. She is also affectionate, friendly toward other dogs, and a little timid. More...

Havin' A Good Old Time At Fillmore Ave. L Party

Those who attended the Fillmore Real Estate Award Ceremony on January 29 at the El Caribe didn't just come away with awards for their efforts in 2007, they also came away with memories of the great time they had that special evening. More...

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