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TWO ARE HURT IN BAYVIEW SHOOTINGS

Police from the 69th Precinct and PSA-1 had their hands full at the BayView Houses last week when two totally unrelated shootings took place, one outside of 1560 East 102nd Street and the other in an apartment at 5905 Shore Parkway. More...

Top Stories

Reopening Of Canarsie Park Delayed Due To "Shoddy" Work

Less than a week before the scheduled reopening of Canarsie Park, elected officials and community residents were disappointed to learn that the Parks Department cancelled plans for a formal ceremony on June 7 for several months due to what s More...

P.S. 279 Students Celebrate Cultures Around The World

Dressed up in colorful costumes and proudly waving flags of all different countries, P.S. 279 students and staff paraded around the East 104 Street school to celebrate their annual Multicultural Day on Friday, June 6. More...

Lady Chiefs Win PSAL Relay Team Title

It's been a while since a Canarsie High School sports team has captured a PSAL title. More...

Sports

Queens Cricketers Win 2nd Mayor's Cup Championship

West Indies and Guyana batsman Narsingh Deonarine slammed a stunning half century to give the borough of Queens the championship once again, as the second annual Mayor's Cup Cricket competition concluded at Gateway Cricket Ground at Spring C More...

Cyclones Staff Pitches In For Charity With 24-Hour Marathon

NEW YORK (AP) The team's season hasn't even started yet, but Brooklyn Cyclones staffers have already played 12 games - in 24 hours. More...

This Week's Attitude

This Week's Attitude

Some Want Answers For Big Brownout At Belmont By Neil S. Friedman

If horses could talk - like TV sitcom's equine blabbermouth, Mister Ed - perhaps we would get a reasonable answer from Big Brown on why the previously unbeaten, heavily-favored three-year-old not only performed so poorly, but why he came More...

View From the Middle

View From The Middle

The Catskills: Gambling Or Not, It Won't Be The Same

The Associated Press broke a story last week that, finally, the Catskill Mountains resort area - at one time known as the "Borscht Belt" - may get back on its feet and become an entertainment mecca again. Yes, with gambling. More...

Special Sections

Other News

Youths Participate in First Local Jr. Olympics

Local youngsters between the ages of 8 and 13 participated in the Junior Olympic Skills Competition last Thurs-day at the John Malone Center in Ber-gen Beach. More...

Two Shot In Separate BayView Incidents

Police from the 69th Precinct and PSA-1 had their hands full at the BayView Houses last week when two totally unrelated shootings took place, one outside of 1560 East 102nd Street and the other in an apartment at 5905 Shore Parkway. More...

Parents In Uproar Over St. Jude School Principal Dismissal

At an emergency meeting of the St. Jude School's Parents Association last week, scores of members expressed their disappointment over the sudden dismissal of principal Vincent Tannacore, who has headed the Catholic school for six years. More...

Letters/Opinion

What's Your Opinion?

Ouestion: Off Track Betting (OTB) parlors are scheduled to be closed by June 15, according to Mayor Bloomberg, unless the state comes up with money to keep it in business. He says the city won't fund it. More...

Letters To the Editor

Health Care Disparities

Dear Editor: The religious community should advocate for truth and justice - but when it comes to women's health and how it's been evolving, I think we can safely say the truth is: there is still little justice. More...

Guest Column

Sanitation Chief Warns New Yorkers About 'Pooper-Traitors'

Before spring turns into summer, nature paints city streets and parks with bright brushstrokes of green, red, yellow and pink hues. More...

From The Mayor...

From The Mayor's Desk ...

Improving City Services And Public Safety

Cleaner and safer streets, faster ambulance response times, higher student test scores and graduation rates, answers to your questions about City government now available at one phone number, 311, around the clock - by just about any import More...

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