May 8, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

MAN SHOT ON EAST 93RD STREET

A 27-year-old Canarsie resident was shot in the leg early Wednesday by one of two assailants who attacked him on East 93rd Street near Avenue K as he was taking his girlfriend home from a date. More...

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Two Students Get To Be Principal For A Day

One of the many unique activities that P.S./I.S. 66 offers its students is the opportunity to become a Prin-cipal for a Day. Seventh graders Akheem Charles and Christina Au-guste were selected for the most recent honor. More...

Horrors Revisited In Local Holocaust Ceremonies

Throughout the world, a day in early May is set aside to commemorate the Holocaust. Locally, several ceremonies marked the tragedy, with survivors and families of survivors of that black period in history taking part. More...

Community Commemorates Holocaust At Synagogue

Left: Rabbi Myron Rakowitz of Sephardic Jewish Center helps survivor Renee Kagan light the first candle at Temple AAA Sfard ceremony. Above: City Councilman Lew Fidler speaks during Holocaust memorial. More...

Sports

Mayor's Cup Cricket Returns To Canarsie Park

The second annual New York Mayor's Cup Cricket Competition kicked off last Saturday as seven cricket leagues did battle to determine representation as the competition intensifies in coming weeks. More...

Who's On (Line) First?

Borough President Marty Markowitz (center) showed up at KeySpan Park in Coney Island Sunday morning to greet fans and congratulate Wayne Armstrong, the first fan in line as single game tickets went on sale for the 2008 Brooklyn Cyclones upcomi More...

Coach Disappointed Despite Lady Vikings' Winning Ways

The Lady Chiefs' top relay team of seniors Magan Edwards and Samantha Bell, sophomore Melissa Caddle and junior Lakeisha Nicholas continue to prove that outdoor city titles are well within reach this season after they easily won the 4x200- ( More...

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JCCC's Unity Festival: Respect Bridges The Gap

The weather couldn't have been better last Sunday in Starrett City - and the ambience was the same - as the Jewish Community Council of Canarsie presented its free Unity Festival. More...

$17,000 Reward Offered In Correction Officer Killing

The city More...

Cops Seek Shooter Of A Local Teenager

Police from the 69th Precinct are looking for whoever might be responsible for the shooting of a 17-year-old last Tuesday evening in the rear driveway area behind East 80th Street, be-tween avenues J and K. More...

Letters/Opinion

What's Your Opinion?

Question: If you are scheduled to receive an IRS stimulus rebate check, how do you plan to spend it? Will it go towards something new or to pay old bills? More...

This Week's Attitude

This Week's Attitude

Without A Second Chance, Ex-Cons Don't Stand A Chance

Four weeks ago President Bush signed legislation "to reauthorize the grant program for reentry of offenders into the community in the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968, to improve reentry planning and implementation, an More...

From The Mayor...

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Preparing New York City For The Future

New York City faces uncertain financial times. No one knows how long or deep the current economic downturn will be. At times like these, it's important for city government to keep faith with New Yorkers. More...

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