May 1, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

COPS PROBE SHOOTING IN THE PAERDEGATS

While walking with his girlfriend in the Paerdegat section early Sunday, a 33-year-old Canarsie resident was punched, kicked, shot once in the back and robbed, police said. More...

Top Stories

Students Paint Huge Mural To Remember A Classmate

A group of fourth and fifth graders from Curtis Estabrook Public School 272's Out of School Time (OST) program, sponsored by Millennium Development, celebrated Earth Week (April 21-24) by painting a large mural on a wall outside of their schoo More...

Police Cracking Down On Graffiti Citywide

In light of a surge in graffiti throughout the city, police are instituting a new crackdown on the ugly vandalism. Although the special efforts that began a year ago were "very effective," according to official law enforcement sources, More...

Economic Stimulus Rebate Checks Are On The Way: IRS

The Internal Revenue Service announced Monday that it had begun to transfer economic stimulus payments to millions of Americans, some of whom may see direct deposit payments in their bank accounts this week. More...

Letters/Opinion

What's Your Opinion?

Question: In light of the fact thaT COMMUNITY BOARD MEMBERS VOTE ON EVERYTHING FROM CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS TO GARBAGE COLLECTION HOURS, THE CITY COUNCIL RECENTLY INTRODUCED LEGISLATION ALLOWING MEMBERS' AGES TO BE LOWERED FROM 18 TO 16. More...

This Week's Attitude

This Week's Attitude

Bad News If Newsday Joins Murdoch Media Empire

Reports about Rupert Murdoch's bid to purchase Newsday, the Long Island-based daily newspaper, sent a shudder through the media world last week. More...

View From the Middle

View From The Middle

Dems Just Can't Seem to Get It Right; And It's Hurting Them

The old political cliché, "It's all over but the shouting," doesn't hold up, at least in the race for the Democratic nomination for president. More...

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Other News

Volunteers Make A Clean Sweep At Plumb Beach

An estimated 150 volunteers participated in last Saturday's cleanup and restoration at Plumb Beach, just a few miles southwest of Canarsie along the Belt Parkway. More...

Suspect Arrested In Stabbing Of Off-Duty Cop

Fast and intense police work led to the arrest of a suspect in the stabbing of an off-duty police officer last week during a dispute on Avenue L. More...

Teenager Killed Crossing Avenue U In Mill Basin

A teenager on her way to her Sunset Park home after shopping at Kings Plaza with three friends was struck and killed Friday as she tried to cross Avenue U, police said. More...

Sports

Mixed Results For CHS Runners In Penn Relays Track Meet

Canarsie High School girl's and boy's track squads traveled to Philadelphia for three days last week to compete in the Penn Relays, one of the top national track meets of the outdoor season, at Franklin Field. More...

From The Mayor...

From The Mayor's Desk ...

Building A Greener, Greater New York

April 22 marked the 38th anniversary of Earth Day, and the one year anniversary of PlaNYC, our plan to make New York the first truly sustainable city of the 21st century. More...

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