February 28, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

THIEVES GET 4Gs AT MONEY STORE

Detectives are investigating an armed robbery that took place Tuesday evening involving a local money exchange agency where thieves got away with $4,000 in cash. More...

Top Stories

Leap Year Facts

In case you were unaware, or could care less about such things, 2008 is a leap year, which means that it has 366 days instead of the usual 365 days in an ordinary year. More...

Pols, Religious Leaders Provide Mortgage Crisis Counseling

Joined by Brooklyn and Queens based community groups, clergy, and several families in danger of being foreclosed upon, U.S. More...

HES Seniors Get Chance To Take 'Broadway" Stage

Seniors get into character Thursday mornings at the Hebrew Educational Society when the Jewish Association for Services for the Aging (JASA) directs the "Magic of Broadway." This exciting, new program is sponsored by the non-profit organiza More...

Letters/Opinion

What's Your Opinion?

Question: A few community activists have been protesting a 50 foot cell phone tower going up in the area. While there have been debates over whether cell phone towers cause health-related problems, there's been no conclusive evidence. More...

This Week's Attitude

This Week's Attitude

Pick A Month And Someone's Pushin' Something

Today is February 28, the last day of the month - 75 percent of the time. But every four years - coincidentally when there's a presidential election - it's also a Leap Year, so this February has an additional day, tomorrow. More...

View From the Middle

View From The Middle

Memorial Day Is Three Months Away; Is That Enough Time?

Carlton Richardson of American Legion Canarsie Post 573 has started the ball rolling on asking for volunteers to help plan this year's community Memorial Day Parade and associated events. More...

Special Sections

Other News

NYPD Commemorates Black History Month

The New York City Police Department and NYPD Guardians Association, the fraternal organization of African-American police officers, celebrated Black History Month at police headquarters last Thursday. More...

Two Shooting Suspects Nabbed After Chase On Belt Pkwy.

Police from the 69th Precinct arrested two shooting suspects Tuesday morning after chasing them on the Belt Parkway several miles to Sheepshead Bay after they allegedly fired at a local resident and striking his car. More...

Community Board's Budget Requests Rejected By City Agencies

"You know what? We can't make this stuff up" exasperated Chairperson Saul Needle, said while trying to explain the denial of several requests made to the city by Community Board 18 at the monthly hearing last week. More...

Sports

Viking Boys Hoops Squad Forced To Forfeit Season Due To Ineligible Player

After losing its regular season finale to Boys & Girls High School, 56-53, earlier this month, the PSAL discovered that the South Shore High School Boys varsity basketball team had an ineligible player on its roster. More...

From The Mayor...

From The Mayor's Desk ...

Investing In Our Infrastructure For The Twenty-First Century

Recently, I joined California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger and Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell to begin pushing Congress to take action on a critically important issue: infrastructure. More...

Little Old Canarsie

Little Old Canarsie

Our Legion Post Started After World War I

This story begins when a group of young men returned after the end of World War I, after the American Le-gion had been organized over in France. A group of boys from Little Old Can-arsie decided to form a Post which was chartered as No. More...

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