March 5, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

MAN HOLDING WIFE HOSTAGE IS ARRESTED

Members of the NYPD's Hostage Negotiating Squad, along with its Emergency Services Unit SWAT team, joined with officers from the 69th Precinct last week as they arrested a man who barricaded himself and his wife in their apartment on East 95th Stre More...

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P.S. 219 Choral Concert Celebrates African American History

Black History Month was brought to a rousing close on February 23 as the P.S. 219 Chorus presented "Freedom: A Musical Celebration of African American History" in the school's auditorium. More...

CB 18 Officials Blast City Agencies' "Lack Of Interest In Our Needs"

The two top officials of Community Board 18 last week rejected the responses of a number of city agencies to the board's recent budget priorities and requests for the next fiscal year (2010). More...

Letters/Opinion

What's Your Opinion?

QUESTION: Last week, City Council Speaker Christine Quinn called for the end of sales for a video game where females, including teenagers, are stalked and raped. More...

This Week's Attitude

This Week's Attitude

Paterson Can't See Hypocrisy Of Staff Pay Raises

It's almost become a tradition that idiocy and Albany politics go hand-in-hand, whether the legislature's in session or not. More...

View From the Middle

View From The Middle

Students Look Up To Obama; Think Respect Will Follow?

It's not easy to not be a cynic nowadays. Every time you turn around, there's news of a politician on the take, or one who hasn't paid his or her taxes or is in some other kind of trouble. More...

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Spring Is Only Weeks Away...

...but Mother Nature reminded us of winter's scenic beauty on Monday. Meteorologists said about eight inches fell in Brooklyn and most of the city. before temperatures turned bitterly. Forecast is for warmer weather for the weekend. More...

March Roars In As Season's First Snowstorm Blankets City

Despite a few scattered snowfalls this rather cold winter, March, as it occasionally does, came in like a lion as a heavy snowstorm blanketed New York City from Sunday night through Monday afternoon. More...

Town Hall Meeting Warns Residents About Predatory Lenders

Congressman Ed Towns teamed up with Brooklyn District Attorney Charles Hynes last Saturday to host a free forum at Holy Family Church in an effort to bring awareness of the increasing foreclosure rates in Canarsie and how predatory lending has vict More...

From The Mayor...

FROM THE MAYOR'S DESK ...

Working To Keep New York Nation's Safest Big City

This week, I would like to thank the clergymen and women in Queens, Brooklyn, Staten Island, and Manhattan who have recently helped us keep New York the nation's safest big city by getting more than 3,500 guns off our streets and, potentially, out More...

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