July 31, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

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L Train Is Tops In Latest Subway Report Card

If you commute on the Canarsie subway line, you're in for an "L"-uva ride, even though you may have to stand during rush hours. More...

Marine Park Teacher Searching Desperately For Kidney Donor

Frank Guariglia, known as Mr. G to his students, has been seeking a kidney donor for two years and his search is getting desperate as his medical condition deteriorates. More...

Clinton Assures 'Affordability' For Starrett Residents

Hundreds gathered at Starrett City Monday morning, as Congressman Ed Towns and Senator Hillary Clinton and other elected officials, for a press conference at the 140-acre, 5,800-unit housing complex east of Canarsie, to highlight the importa 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...

No Pressure At The Pier

The sweet and soulful sounds of jazz and R & B resonated from Canarsie Pier last Thursday as part of Gateway National Recreation Area's summer concert series. More...

Sculpting A Perfect Day

The 18th annual sand sculpting contest in Coney Island was a great opportunity for artists of all ages to show off their eye for detail. More...

This Week's Attitude

This Week's Attitude

Terror War Ally Overlooked In War On Drugs

For nearly 40 years the United States has spent billions of dollars on the War on Drugs. More...

View From the Middle

View From The Middle

The Inefficiency Of The MTA (Etc.) Is KILLING US!

If I took the subway to work, I'd say, "The hell with it," and I'd get off the train and give up. If I took the bus, I'd say the same — and become a bum; anything to avoid paying the new rate increases the MTA is proposing. More...

Special Sections

Other News

Three Hurt In Flatlands Ave. Crash

Firefighters and Emergency Medical Service paramedics prepare victims of crash at East 82nd Street and Flatlands Avenue Tuesday for ambulance transport to hospital. More...

Paerdegat Burglars Came In Through The Front Window: Victim

The victim of a burglary committed at her home recently says she wants to let her neighbors — and the entire community — know all about the crime so they'll be aware and more cautious in their daily lives, but also in the hope that More...

Local Pols Selected To Lead Lions' "Suitcase" Drive

Assemblyman Alan Maisel and former Assemblyman and former Surrogate Court judge Frank Seddio will lead a program for a new Lions Club International project geared to help homeless children. More...

Letters/Opinion

Letters To the Editor

Trouble With Telemarketers

Dear Editor: I just want to let your readers know what telemarketers are now allowed to do. On July 21, my mother received a phone call from herself! The caller ID had her first and last name and even her phone number. More...

What's Your Opinion?

Question: Mayor Bloomberg ordered all city services to be translated into six languages, which requires agencies to provide assistance and translation in those most commonly spoken by nearly two million New Yorkers with limited English profi More...

Sports

Cavaliers Thrash Stars United In Local Cricket Action

Cavaliers Cricket Club thrashed Stars United by a record 238 runs, as the one-sided affair dubbed the clash of the Vincentians took place at Marine Park D in Brooklyn on Saturday. More...

69th Precinct Council Baseball Prevails Despite Rainy Days

Rainy days did not stop play. Rain flooded the fields at Canarsie Park, but it did not stop these determined baseball players. They arrived at the park ready to play and that's just what they did, despite the poor conditions on the field. More...

From The Mayor...

From The Mayor's Desk ...

Making City Government Accessible To All New Yorkers

Some 200 different languages and dialects can be heard on the streets of New York. While that incredible di-versity is one of our city's greatest historic strengths - it can also create significant challenges. More...

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