September 18, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

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Local Schools Improve In City's New Progress Report

Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Schools Chancellor Joel Klein released the second annual public school Progress Reports for 1,043 New York City elementary, middle, and K-8 schools on Tuesday at an elementary school in Brooklyn. More...

Solemn Observances On Seventh 9/11 Anniversary

A number of solemn observances were held across the city last Thursday to mark the anniversary of the tragic attacks on the World Trade Center seven years ago, including one a few miles east of Canarsie. More...

Precinct C.O. Says Car Thefts Decline After Rise In August

Members of the United Canarsie South Civic Association (UCSCA) returned from summer break for their monthly meeting last Tuesday at the Hebrew Educational Society. Topics covered included an update on quality of life issues. More...

Letters/Opinion

What's Your Opinion?

Question: Mayor Bloomberg and the city council are contemplating a plan to extend from two to three term limits after the law was approved twice in the nineties. More...

This Week's Attitude

This Week's Attitude

Pinstripe Pride Tainted In Stadium's Last Stand

When the New York Yankees play their final home games of the season this weekend, it will mark the end of an era for a renowned sports arena that's officially called Yankee Stadium, but is also referred to as The House That Ruth Built. More...

From The Mayor...

From The Mayor's Desk ...

Caring For Those Who Suffer From Aftermath Of 9/11

Lived there? Worked there? You deserve care. Recently, New Yorkers have begun seeing this message on television, in newspapers, at bus stops and subway stations, and also hearing it on the radio. More...

Special Sections

Other News

Stopped In Car Theft, Suspects Are Booked For Pot Possession

Police from the 69th Precinct's Anti-Crime Unit arrested four men for illegal substance possession last Friday afternoon. More...

31-Year-Old Man Dies After Shooting By Unknown Assailant

Detectives from the 69th Precinct said they have few clues about the shooting of a 31-year-old man near East 83rd Street and Glenwood Road late last Saturday night. More...

Informed Voices Holds First Meeting After Summer Break

The Informed Voices Civic Association returned from its summer hiatus Monday evening for its monthly meeting in a new location and on a new day. More...

Sports

Chiefs Edged By Tigers, 22-20, Due To Missed Conversions

The Canarsie High School football team knew it couldn't afford too many mistakes if it was going to beat host Fort Hamilton High School, one of the best squads in the PSAL. More...

Travel Treat Diplomats Ousted In Cricket Semifinals

Imperial suspended travel for Tra-vel Treat as they stopped them dead in their tracks to secure a place in the final of the Brooklyn Cricket League knock-out competition at Marine Park C in Brooklyn on Sunday. More...

View From the Middle

View From The Middle

Community Organizing Doesn't Carry Weight Of Elected Office

When vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin told her audience at the Republican National Convention, "I guess a small town mayor is like a 'community organizer,' except that you have actual responsibilities," it opened a gusher of controv More...

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