March 27, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

TEEN SHOT NEAR PLAYGROUND

A Canarsie teenager was taken to Brookdale Hospital Friday shortly be-fore 10 p.m. after having been shot just outside the grounds of the John Wilson playground on East 101st Street adjacent to Intermediate School 211, police said. More...

Top Stories

L Trains Rated "Cleanest" In The Latest Survey

If cleanliness is, as the Bible teaches, next to Godliness, then amen to Canarsie's L train, which, according to the Straphangers Campaign latest "Sub-way Shmutz" report released on Monday, is spic-and-span clean. More...

John Wilson Students Get 'Tacky' For A Day

Students often look to their peers for the latest in fashion trends. More...

City Comptroller Unveils Cable Customer Bill Of Rights

New York City Comptroller William C. Thompson, Jr. yesterday unveiled a "Cable Consumer Bill of Rights" aimed at protecting New York City consumers by demanding significant protections in cable companies' franchise agreements with the City. More...

Business & Finance

Tax Filers Alerted To 2007 Tax Laws Changes

Taxpayers should be aware of important changes to the tax law before they complete their 2007 federal income tax forms. Here are some changes that may affect your return. • Exemption Increased for One Year. More...

Sports

Canarsie H.S. Girls Head Outdoors To Follow Success Of Indoor Track Season

During the indoor season, the Canarsie High School girl's track team established itself as a force, not only in the PSAL but in the country, placing sixth in the National Scholas-tic Indoor Championships 4x200 meter relay with a time of 1:41 More...

This Week's Attitude

This Week's Attitude

Obama Speech Could Be Prologue For Racial Dilemma Dialog

Barack Obama showed me something when he quickly responded to critics who pointed the finger of guilt at him for his association with long time friend and spiritual advisor, Reverend Jeremiah Wright, who ignited a stream of condemnation wh More...

View From the Middle

View From The Middle

"It" Without Marriage Is Okay Now...Right?

After having seen, and sometimes followed, the posing and posturing of public persons - from movie stars to teachers to public officials to rap people to priests to every other hypocrite who would make righteous examples of themselv More...

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Other News

Man Shot In Leg After Leaving Remsen Ave. Baby Shower

A 19-year-old narsie resident was shot in the leg shortly after he left a baby shower held at a Remsen Avenue restaurant early last Sunday, police said. More...

Victim Found Shot In East 103 Street Driveway

A 24-year-old resident of East 103rd Street was found lying in his driveway Thursday at about 3 p.m. by a passing pedestrian. More...

Cop Of The Month Awarded; Quality Of Life Issues Addressed

While the 69th Precinct honored its officers and administrative staff last Thursday during Medal Day, Commanding Officer Captain Ralph Monteforte continued the award process by naming Sergeant Brandon Bersch as Cop of the Month during Tuesda More...

Letters/Opinion

What's Your Opinion?

Question: Last week, when con edison asked for a 12 percent increase the public service commission denied it - but then gave a 4.7 percent increase instead. Do you think any increase was justified? Why? More...

Letters to the Editor

Budget Bigger Bottle Bill

Editor: One way for Senate Majority Leader Joseph Bruno and Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver to implement the people's ardent desire for cooperation between the legislature and our new governor is to leave the provisions of the Bigger B More...

From The Mayor...

From The Mayor's Desk ...

Say "Yes" To Congestion Pricing

Tomorrow morning, tens of thousands of New Yorkers will end the work week with a long bus ride to a ferry station or subway stop, and then transfer there to continue traveling to jobs in Manhattan. More...

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