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Three Alarm Fire Hits Mill Basin Shopping Center

A number of stores were damaged Sunday when a fierce fire, fanned by a steady breeze, whipped through a popular Mill Basin shopping center. More...

MQH Scholarship Winners

Mary Queen Of Heaven School recently announced Class of 2008 scholarship winners: Left to right: Allan Lapid, Paula O'Donnell, Patricia Ruiz, Marydelle Abia, Quentin Bubb, Lataesha Davidson, Ashley Hall and Jeffrey Nelson. More...

Mayor And Health Commissioner Unveil Hi-Tech Health Records

Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Health Commissioner Dr. More...

Letters/Opinion

What's Your Opinion?

Question: Next Sunday is the earliest date the country has ever observed Daylight Savings Time. Do you like it this way, or would you prefer it to return later in the year, perhaps in the spring? More...

This Week's Attitude

This Week's Attitude

Supreme Court Set For Second Amendment Showdown

With the Supreme Court set to hear oral arguments this month and subsequently decide whether the District of Columbia can ban handguns, it's inexcusable that the three presidential candidates seeking the nominations from their respective p More...

Special Sections

Other News

P.S. 279 Honors Yesterday, Celebrates Today

Dozens of parents and school staff members, plus a few community leaders, filled the Public School 279 auditorium to capacity last Thursday even-ing for the annual Black History Month Extravaganza. More...

Area Accidents Leave Cop Critical, 2 Injured

NYPD Sergeant Critical

A crash that occurred on Thursday morning on Flatlands Avenue between East 83rd and East 84th streets left an NYPD sergeant critically injured when a large carting truck slammed into her Chevrolet Cavalier sedan. More...

Enter Essay Contest For Chance To Go To Summer Camp For Free

Are you interested in the outdoors? Have you always dreamed about spending a week backpacking, hiking and canoeing, all while being surrounded by the sites and sounds of beautiful New York State? More...

Sports

South Shore Girls Rout Lincoln, 70-43 To Advance In Playofffs

After a three-week hiatus, the fifth-seeded South Shore girl's varsity basketball team faced eleventh-seeded Lincoln High School in the second round of the PSAL playoffs. More...

View From the Middle

View From The Middle

What Ever Happened To Honoring Our Intellectuals?

I wonder if we've seen the last of the intellectuals; I mean the real intellectuals - the ones we all look up to not just because we know they are gifted, but because, somehow, we feel they can relate to us, or vice versa. More...

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