March 19, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

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I.S. 285 Hosts Event On Teens & Tweens Dating Violence

The East Kings County Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. recently sponsored an event entitled, "The Princess Diaries, Is This Love?…The Untold Stories of Teen Dating" at Meyer Levin J.H.S 285. More...

Letters/Opinion

"Fiasco" Fued

Editor: Dear writer of "Degrading Fiasco" ( Letter to the Editor, Feb. 19 issue), I like the title of your entry because I think your response is just that. What is outrageous and disgraceful is that you make reference to "our school. More...

Standing Up For The National Anthem

Dear Editor, I read with interest the letter entitled "Pride and Promise" written by Alex Falin, the principal of I.S. 68 in Canarsie, in your March 12 issue. More...

Job Well Done

Editor: We saw the extra "plug" that we got from "The Active Consumer." Thank you so much — for everything. Catherine, that advertisement was so beautiful. Everyone at the synagogue was so excited about it. More...

From The Mayor...

FROM THE MAYOR'S DESK ...

Tax Credit Can Help Pay For Child Care

"With this year's tax deadline one month away, I want to take a moment to talk about a new tax credit that will help thousands of families in the City make ends meet. More...

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Other News

Hundreds Laid Off At Brookdale Hospital

Facing an increased budget deficit primarily resulting from inadequate reimbursements, larger numbers of uninsured patients and unreasonable and well documented abusive practices by a number of health insurers and managed care organizations, with l More...

House On E. 93rd St. Hit In Daylight Home Invasion

Three men ransacked a house and robbed three local residents during a home invasion on East 93rd Street last week. Police said no one was injured in the daylight, push-in robbery of the house, located between avenues K and L. More...

Protesting Pending Health Care Cuts

In an ongoing protest of proposed $3.2 billion in state budget cuts for health care and other vital programs, members of Local 1199 — New York's Health and Human Services Union — held simultaneous demonstrations for several hours at the More...

This Week's Attitude

This Week's Attitude

Economy & Greed Help Trim Billionaires' Club Members

"Greed More...

View From the Middle

View From The Middle

Overseas Contractors: Sometimes Necessary Evils Of War

Happened to see a guy in a neighborhood diner the other evening who was wearing a leather jacket on the back of which, written in large letters, was the word, "Blackwater." The man drew a second look from me and then quickly darted into his booth, More...

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