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FATHER ARRESTED IN INFANT'S DEATH

A 26-year-old father of a five-month old girl was arrested last Thursday and is being charged with murdering the infant, police said. More...

Top Stories

Memories Of "Buddies" Brings Memories Of 9/11

You would think that with everything going on in the world today, not much thought would be given to a tiny little amusement park on Flatbush Avenue in Brooklyn being torn down after fifty years. More...

Motorcycles Impounded In Highway Roundup

Cars traveling on the Belt Parkway in the Canarsie area Sunday afternoon were delayed when traffic was backed up for several hours after a highway patrol officer on a motorcycle was injured, apparently by a civilian motorcyclist passing him. More...

Another Great Season For 69th Pct. Council Baseball

Everyone was a winner in this summer's 69th Precinct Community Council baseball league, which recently completed another thrilling season. More...

Obituaries

Obituary

NORMANDY, KATHLEEN, 83, died September 8, 2008. Kathleen was a longtime resident of Canarsie. The wake will be at Guarino Funeral Home, 9222 Flatlands Avenue on Sunday, September 14, 2008, 2 -5 p.m., & 7 - 9 p.m. Mass at St. More...

Sports

Vikings Drop Season Grid Opener, 21-6, To Commodores

It didn't take South Shore High School's varsity football team long to fall behind in the season opener at home last Saturday. Hosting Bayside High School, the Commodores had 13 points midway through the first quarter. More...

Punjab Tops Imperial In Cricket League Prelim Round

Punjab made vain all Imperial preliminary-round hard work, when they bundled them out for a paltry 69 in 18 overs at Marine Park B in Brooklyn on Sunday, as September's playoff took center stage in the Brook-lyn League cricket competition. More...

View From the Middle

View From The Middle

If The Kid Can't Pass The Test, Give Him Money; That'll Do It!

Some called it bribery; others called it reverse extortion and still others said it was downright stupid when, early this year, about 60 schools took part in a program where some students would get paid with real, live cash money for passi More...

Special Sections

Other News

Seniors Get Facts At Annual Sampson Event

It was all about family, food and facts last Thursday at State Senator John Sampson's ninth annual Grandparents/Seniors Information Day. More...

Police Converge On East 79th Street After Report Of Gun Shots

Scores of police were dispatched to East 79th Street on September 3rd following a report of gunshots to 911. Shortly after 5 p.m. More...

City Announces New Plan To Stop Bullying In Schools

Mayor Michael Bloomberg, City Council Speaker Christine Quinn and Schools Chancellor Joel Klein last week announced a comprehensive new set of initiatives aimed at combating bullying and harassment in New York City public schools. More...

Letters/Opinion

Letters to the Editor

New vs. Old School

Editor: I am a graduate of Canarsie High School, Class of 1969. I was raised in Canarsie and my 89-year-old mom still resides there. As you may know, Canarsie High School is phasing out. More...

What's Your Opinion?

Question: Do you think having a woman Vice-presidential candidate on the GOP ticket will Help them win in november? Why or why not? More...

This Week's Attitude

This Week's Attitude

Unconventional & Other Wisdom On Recent Conventions

Now that the Democratic and Republican conventions are history, the candidates are on the campaign trail for the next eight weeks hoping to sway voters to their side. More...

From The Mayor...

From The Mayor's Desk ...

Providing Our Young People With Top-Quality Education

September 2 was the first day of class for public school students across our city. It was also the very first day of class in 18 brand-new school buildings with more than 11,000 new classroom seats. More...

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