September 4, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

SCHOOL STABBING SUSPECT CAUGHT

Thanks to quick work by 69th Precinct detectives and the Brooklyn South Fugitive Apprehension Team, an arrest has been made in the stabbing of a Canarsie High School student on Tuesday, the first day of school. More...

Top Stories

Robbers Kill Store Owner Near Brookdale Hospital

A quiet, respected merchant whose place of business was located only a block east of Brookdale Hospital was shot to death last week as two bandits tried to rob him in broad daylight, police said. More...

Maisel Secures Funding For Local Community Groups

Assemblyman Alan Maisel recently announced that he had allocated $400,000 to local civic and community groups in New York State Assembly Community Capital Grants. More...

Brooklyn Cyclones Salute Area Troops At KeySpan Park

The Brooklyn Cyclones held an all-day event last week to honor American troops on "Military Night." Scores of soldiers from every branch of the U.S. More...

Sports

Davis Leads Cavaliers To Victory Over St. Lucia

By Marcus Bethel Casper Davis, St. Vincent and Windward Islands former cricketer, left stranded in the 90's twice this season, finally scores a blazing century to help his team, Cavaliers, annihilate St. More...

69th Precinct Baseball Season Ends On A High Note

By Roxanne Persaud The final week of 2008 baseball season ended on a high note for players, coaches and friends. In the Clinic division, there was an exciting game of players against their parents. More...

From The Mayor...

Innovative Approaches Needed For City's Complex Challenges

From The Mayor's Desk ... When it comes to tackling the toughest issues, sometimes you have to have the courage to flip the conventional wisdom on its head and approach problems with new ideas and new energy. More...

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Other News

Revelers Jam Route For West Indian Parade

Millions of revelers lined up along Eastern Parkway on Monday to take part in or watch all the color and excitement of the 41st annual West Indian American Day Carnival Parade. More...

Hearing On Waste Site Depends On Public Response: Barron

By Dara Mormile Residents and elected officials have until September 19th to express their opposition to the Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) about the planned medical waste transfer site at East 100th Street and Farragut R More...

Student Stabbed To Death Fleeing Gunfire At Party

A 19-year-old student at Manhattan Community College was stabbed to death in East Flatbush early Saturday while fleeing a party on East 57th Street where shots were fired, police said. More...

Letters/Opinion

Attitude "Bravo"

Dear Editor: We have become a nation that has lost its way. We are at the bottom of the list of civilized industrial nations when it comes to health care, technology and education. More...

What's Your Opinion?

Question: Teachers and administrators heading back to school were shocked when they learned that the city is reducing the number of parking permits for them by 82%, when city officials found that the number exceeded spaces six to one. More...

This Week's Attitude

There's Gotta Be A Limit To Ignoring City Voters

This Week's Attitude By Neil S. Friedman

After months of denial, Mayor Michael Bloomberg was once again asked on Tuesday about running for a third term and replied, "Which letter in the word 'no' do you not understand? More...

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