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Gates Foundation Grant Will Benefit Area Libraries

Thanks to a substantial grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, hundreds of new computers will upgrade workstations at various Brooklyn public libraries and replace older models. More...

Temple Emanu-El Hosts Shabbat Across America...

Officials started a program in 1980 called "Shabbat Across America," where they would be welcomed with a dinner and enjoy a "taste of shabbat," with the hope that unaffiliated young people in Jewish communities in the U.S. More...

Letters/Opinion

What's Your Opinion?

Question: As influenza cases rise in New York City, the Health Department is asking state lawmakers to pass a bill allowing pharmacists to give flu and pneumonia shots. Would you get a flu shot from a pharmacist? Why or why not? More...

This Week's Attitude

This Week's Attitude

Free Parking Permits Are Perks City Can't Afford

Mayor Bloomberg's bold traffic congestion proposal appears headed for the scrap heap of good intentions with less than half the requisite number of City Council members supporting it, according to a recent informal poll. More...

View From the Middle

View From The Middle

Weekly Newspapers Are Doing Just Fine, Thank You

While everywhere you look, so-called pundits seem to be predicting the demise of the newspaper as we know it because of electronic media and the Internet, there is still an arm of journalism that's doing quite well in its own inventive - More...

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Other News

Holy Family Hosts Mortgage Crisis Workshop

Two weeks ago, elected officials joined with several churches to offer free mortgage workshops so those residents facing foreclosure or some other devastating economic problem might get some help. More...

Local Pols React To N.Y. Governor's Scandal

Two days before Governor Eliot Spitzer announced his resignation yesterday morning, he issued a terse apology following the release of a federal affidavit and wiretaps that he was allegedly involved in solicitations to a prostitution ring an More...

"Alert" Issued After Alleged PS 114 Pupil Abduction Attempt

Police from the 69th Precinct said this week they are investigating a "safety alert" suggested by the principal of P.S. More...

Sports

Lady Vikings (16-2) End Season In A Foul Mood

The fifth-seeded South Shore High School girl's varsity basketball team faced its toughest challenge this season when they played fourth-seeded John F. Kennedy Saturday in the PSAL AA quarterfinals at York College. More...

From The Mayor...

From The Mayor's Desk ...

Changes For Homeless That Really Will Make A Difference

I've always believed that you can't manage a problem unless you've measured it. More...

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