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Sampson Makes Plea To Save Gravely Ill Ten-Year Old

Ten-year-old Jewel Sulker has more medical ailments than most people have in a lifetime. She came into this world without a colon, kidneys, cervix or genitalia. She has an undersized bladder and kneecaps on the wrong side of her legs. More...

MTA's Arts For Transit And Artist Honored For L Line Artwork

Artwork at the East 105th Street L subway station received an award at the 8th Annual Building Brooklyn Awards presentation, announced by the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce. More...

City Planners Say No Rezoning Here Until "Late 2009"

Developers still have time to tear down one- and two-family houses to build three and four family homes. More...

Letters/Opinion

Letters to the Editor

Inadequate Small Stores Dear Editor:

During a recent food shopping excursion, I ventured to a local mom-and-pop shop on Avenue L. All I needed was a few simple items - milk, hamburger meat and buns. More...

What's Your Opinion?

Question: Do you think the legally-intoxicated, off-duty police officer who shot and killed an armed man who allegedly shot at him should be recognized as a hero or should he have been punished for violating new NYPD rules about drinking? More...

This Week's Attitude

This Week's Attitude

New Yorker's Obama Satire Just Ain't Funny

Political satire is at its best when it's humorous, insightful and persuasive. On the contrary, when it's done badly, it can be misleading and, by and large, misunderstood. More...

View From the Middle

View From The Middle

Air Traffic Controller: Telling People Where To Go Nicely

A lot has been said and written recently about air traffic controllers, especially in the New York area, because of a few "near misses" at our major airports. More...

Special Sections

Other News

Police Have No New Leads In Murders Of Marine Park Couple

Marine Park residents were shell shocked last week after a local couple was murdered inside their East 33rd Street home. More...

Olympics Highlight Recreation Week At Four Seasons

In observing Recreational Therapy Week at Four Seasons Nursing & Rehabilitation Center last week it was a natural to highlight their Special Senior Olympics. More...

Mill Basin Filmmaker Shoots Latest Movie On Local Streets

Independent film director Peter Iengo's newest project is a feature length film, "Partners," that tells the story of two cops, their search for a killer and how they take down a crime boss. More...

Arts & Entertainment

Free Summer Music Concerts In Brooklyn

Free Monday concerts enter their 26th summer at another exciting edition of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Concert Series at Wingate Field. This year, the star-studded lineup continues through August 25. More...

Sports

New York League Defeats Brooklyn League In Cricket

The New York Cricket League whipped the Brooklyn Cricket League by six wickets as the New York Interleague cricket competition finally got underway at Marine Park in Brooklyn on Sat-urday. More...

2008 69th Precinct Council Baseball Season Kicks Off

It's summer, and Little League base-ball is alive in Canarsie. The 69th Precinct Community Council's an-nual summer youth baseball season got underway on July 7 with about 200 players, ages 5-14, at Canarsie Park. More...

From The Mayor...

From The Mayor's Desk ...

Leading The Nation In Education Reform and Poverty Reduction

The nation's eyes turned to New York City recently as we hosted the All-Star Game at Yankee Stadium. It was an historic event - and I was in my seat for the very last pitch in the 15th inning! More...

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