August 21, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

FOOD DELIVERY MEN MUGGED AT BAYVIEW

Using the same tactics on two succeeding nights, four muggers attacked two men delivering Chinese food to the BayView Houses project, beating the delivery men with bats and other weapons and, in one case, taking at least $300 in cash. More...

Top Stories

Controversial Medical Waste Station May Soon Be Operational

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) announced last week that it received the completed application for the medical waste transfer station at Farragut Road and East 100th Street has been completed. More...

DCA Issues Smart Tips for Back-To-School Shopping

The New York City Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) this week provided smart shopping tips for parents and students before they spend their hard-earned money on back-to-school items. More...

Interns Bring Lessons In Respect Back To Canarsie H.S.

Four Canarsie High School students and another Brooklyn resident spent the summer fighting racism, bigotry and discrimination in the Anti-Defamation League's (ADL) "A World of Difference" Institute Summer internship program. More...

Letters/Opinion

What's Your Opinion?

Question:: The city is being sued by the parents of a ten-year-old girl who was handcuffed on a bus recently because she was unruly and wouldn't stay in her seat, they said. More...

An Open Letter To The Community

"Regulated medical waste" from 17 truck trips per day, 15 tons per day, 330 tons per month consisting of hazardous waste will soon be stored by CMW Citi Wide Medical Waste Industries at 100-02 Farragut Rd for up to 10 days NOT subject to permi More...

This Week's Attitude

This Week's Attitude

Presidential Race Shouldn't Be About Race

After the long winter and spring Democratic primary process, an equally lengthy presidential campaign season drags on — but the home stretch is just around the corner as the conventions begin Monday. More...

View From the Middle

View From The Middle

About The City's Tyrannical Control Of Air Conditioners

Normally, I'd be considered rather conservative — not necessarily in nature, but certainly in political leanings. More...

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Other News

Rewards In Correction Officer's Death Reach $17,000

Three law enforcement agencies have joined together to offer a $17,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of the killer responsible for the shooting death of a Corrections Department officer last spring in the Remsen Village sectio More...

Takin' It To The Streets

Assemblyman Alan Maisel (right) and Brooklyn Department of Transportation Commissioner Joseph Palmieri recently toured some local streets in need of repair. More...

Crime Stoppers Offers $2,000 In May Attempted Robbery

Crime Stoppers said last week they will pay up to $2,000 in cash for information leading to the arrest and indictment of the person or persons responsible for the attempted robbery of an Avenue L restaurant on May 31st. More...

Sports

Grenada United Cricket Club Takes Weekend

Brooklyn Cricket League reigning champion, Grenada United Cricket Club, destroyed its opposition over the weekend to send a firm message ahead of the upcoming playoff and knockout competition, set to begin Sunday. More...

69th Pct. Council Baseball Season Enters Final Week

The week ended on a high note when 69th Precinct Commanding Officer Captain Milt Marmara and Community Affairs Officer Debora Thompson visited with the players and stayed for a game last Wednesday afternoon at Canarsie Park. More...

From The Mayor...

From The Mayor's Desk ...

Accountability Is The Key To Improving City School System

I still remember the day I graduated from high school - even though it was longer ago than I'd like to admit. More...

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