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P.S. 115 Teams Finish Third & Ninth In Odyssey State Finals

Public School 115 principal Mitch Pinsky is beaming with pride again after two of his teams placed third and ninth in last weekend's New York State Odyssey of the Mind Association (NYSOMA) Tournament finals held in upstate Binghamton. More...

Former 'Class Clown' Brings Comic Relief To GIs Overseas

Comedian Tommy Savitt has been making people laugh since his youth in Canarsie. Born in New Jersey, Savitt spent his teenage years in Canarsie and graduated from Canarsie High School in 1988, and was known as the Class Clown. More...

Local "Women Of Valor" Honored At Ceremony

State Senator John Sampson last week contributed to the celebration of Women's History Month by naming nine "Women of Valor" for their contributions to society at a special ceremony. More...

This Week's Attitude

This Week's Attitude

Has The Loss Of 4,000 Lives Accomplished Anything?

It was awfully sad when we marked the milestone of the fifth anniversary of the war in Iraq last week. It became especially unsettling when the death of the 4,000th American soldier happened simultaneously. More...

From The Mayor...

From The Mayor's Desk ...

Bright Future For Hudson Yards

Last week, one of the city's major businesses cast a $1 billion-plus vote of confidence in New York's future. More...

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Colorful Cultural Pageant Held At I.S. 285

Meyer Levin Intermediate School 285 held its annual colorful, cultural pageant Saturday evening that included a vivid tapestry of international costumes and an array of triumphant students performances representing Jamaica, Panama, Guyana, the More...

Pair Sought In Connection With Local Robberies

Police are asking for the public's help in finding two thieves who have robbed a number of stores in the local area at gunpoint since early this year. More...

Cops Catch Burglar Fleeing With Plasma TV Under His Arm

Once they knew who they were after and approximately where he was, it didn't take long for a multitude of police officers - including 69th Precinct patrol officers, a SWAT team, K-9 Unit dog handlers, helicopters and people who work with al More...

Letters/Opinion

What's Your Opinion?

Question: How do you think the Yankees and the Mets will do this year? More...

Letters to the Editor

Help Student's Project

Dear Editor, Hi, my name is Bethannie Huffman. I am 13 years old and attend school in Mishawaka, Indiana. I am doing a project for my English class. More...

View From the Middle

View From The Middle

It Seems "Incompetence" Is The Operative Word Lately

We all knew things weren't too good in the intelligence (with a small "i") of the Bush administration as soon as, well, as soon as the year 2001 got here, although we didn't look too closely at the time because things were sort of rolling More...

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