October 2, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

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Local Hospitals, Organizations Host Breast Cancer Awareness Events

When it comes to addressing breast cancer, medical experts say knowledge is the best prevention. More...

Merchants, Residents Contribute To Haiti Hurricane Relief

In only a few days after posting a sign on the door of her business last week that served as a collection site, Mercedes Narcisse, president of the Avenue L Merchants Association, accumulated dozens of bags filled with non-perishable foods, cl More...

At P.S. 279 Success Means They TRI, TRI And TRI Again

Going to school now is nothing like it used to be. Registration for elementary school was a process that would take minutes, but now it takes years as parents research and inquire about which elementary school is best for their children. More...

This Week's Attitude

This Week's Attitude

Last Thing Nation Needs Now Is "Do-Nothing" Congress

Sure there are flaws in the financial rescue plan, which is a big gamble and has had tepid support. Of course, it's brazen corporate welfare. More...

View From the Middle

View From The Middle

All Along, All They Had To Do Was Ask For Warren Or Mike

In light of what has been going on in Washington because of the disastrous financial crisis, few of the current administration's leaders have looked beyond their own noses to find a solution. More...

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Other News

Canarsie Woman Injured In Avenue L Hit & Run

A resident of East 103rd Street was injured after her 1997 Nissan Suburban, which was parked in front of 9313 Avenue L, was sideswiped by a white 1997 Mercury Grand Marquis with New Jersey plates traveling westbound, as she sat in her car on More...

Canarsie High School Graduate Completes Basic Training

Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Kevin E. Calvert (at right) has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. More...

2008-09 NYC Public School Calendar

Corrected — Disregard previous calendars

The following is a list of important dates and holidays for the 2008-09 school year: Thursday, Oct. 9 - Yom Kippur Monday, Oct. 13 - Columbus Day observed Tuesday, Nov. 4 - Election Day Tuesday, Nov. More...

Letters/Opinion

What's Your Opinion?

Question: Recent report cards for the city's public schools showed that many are making substantial progress due to changes made since the mayor assumed responsibility. Do you think public schools should remain under control of the mayor? More...

From The Mayor...

From The Mayor's Desk ...

Preparing Our City For The Financial Challenges Ahead

This is a difficult time for the economy — one of the toughest I've ever seen. The credit crunch intensified on Wall Street, sweeping the legs out from under major financial institutions. More...

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