June 26, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

GANG ACTIVITY CLOSES PIER

Police from the 69th Precinct last Saturday night closed Canarsie Pier for the second time within four weeks because of a possibility of suspected gang activity there. More...

Top Stories

Dist. 18 Students Post Gains On Math And Reading Exams

Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Schools Chancellor Joel Klein announced on Monday that New York City elementary and middle school students made substantial progress at every grade level in English Language Arts and math since last year, outpacing More...

Popular Rockaway Parkway Shop To Close After 25 Years

Whether you shopped for suits for the office, dresses for summer parties or weekend wear, Price Fashions, the quaint shop at 1412 Rockaway Parkway, has helped women find just the right style for the past 25 years. More...

BP Welcomes Caribbean Leaders To Borough Hall

Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz and Special Assistant to the Borough President Yvonne Graham joined members of Brooklyn's Caribbean community last Thursday for a day of festivities in celebration of the annual National Caribbean-Ame More...

Sports

Cyclones To Salute Namesake Ride With Model Giveaway To Fans

The world famous Coney Island Cyclone, known for its thrilling drops and blazing speed, might have achieved landmark status 20 years ago, but it will truly be immortalized on Monday, when the Brooklyn Cyclones will offer a replica (shown More...

This Week's Attitude

This Week's Attitude

Oil Price Speculation Is A Crude Awakening

By now, you've probably gotten used to rising gas prices. For months now, prices have reached record levels on a weekly basis. As of Monday the average nationwide price hit at an all-time high of $4.10 per gallon. More...

View From the Middle

View From The Middle

How The Council's Slush Fund Scandal Hits Home

Unfortunately, there are those in our society who are downtrodden. Although they have tried to "make it" in life, somehow - whether by providence or God's will - they have not been successful. More...

Special Sections

Other News

Puttin' On "The Wiz" At P.S. 272

Curtis Estabrook second graders put on an entertaining production of "The Wiz" for staff and parents last Friday evening in the P.S. 272 audotorium on Seaview Avenue. More...

Police Nab Trio After They Mug Man In Wheelchair

You never know where it's going to come from; or when; or how. Nowadays, you have to be on your toes to watch out for muggers or thieves or assaulters or even emotionally disturbed people at every turn - or at any time of day. More...

Residents Complain About Lack Of Upkeep At Fresh Creek Preserve

The serenity at Fresh Creek Wildlife Refuge and Nature Preserve was not matched at last week's Community Board 18 monthly meeting when some nearby residents complained about the site's poor conditions. More...

Letters/Opinion

Letters to the Editor

Fresh Creek Preserve Remains Unfinished

Editor's Note: The following letter was also sent to Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Brooklyn Parks Commissioner Julius Spiegel. More...

What's Your Opinion?

Question: With gas prices continuing to rise, do you think the government should start more offshore and wilderness drilling for oil and gas for the short term, or would that hurt the environment in the long run? More...

From The Mayor...

From The Mayor's Desk ...

New Opportunities Will Help Revive The South Bronx

In July, New York will host Major League Baseball's All-Star Game at Yankee Stadium - an event that will put the South Bronx in the national spotlight. More...

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