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COP SHOOTS KNIFE-WIELDING WOMAN

NYPD Crime Scene Unit investigators enter house at 1359 Remsen Avenue yesterday morning after a 69th Precinct police officer shot a female resident when she lunged at another officer with a 12-inch kitchen knife. More...

Future Educators Get Taste Of Teaching At P.S./I.S. 66

Aspiring teachers from upstate Skidmore College recently had the opportunity for first-hand experience to see what teaching is like in an urban public school. As part of a unique collaboration with School District 18's P.S./I.S. More...

'Twins, Triplets' Rule For A Day At I.S. 211

It only seemed as if students and staff were suffering from double or even triple vision last week at John Wilson Intermediate School 211 on East 100th Street. More...

This Week's Attitude

This Week's Attit ude

Vatican Wrong To Reinstate Holocaust Denying Bishop

There are several events in world history for which skeptics will always remain dubious, in spite of evidence that negates their views. More...

View From the Middle

View From The Middle

Now They're Making It Even Harder To Smoke

W e all know that smoking cigarettes is bad for you and that, for all intents and purposes, people in government are trying to do something about it, including raising the price. But those people in government More...

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A MESSAGE FOR PASSOVER AND EASTER

The springtime holidays for Jews and Catholics — Passover and Easter — occur simultaneously this year. More...

Con Ed Glitch Causes E. 92nd St. Power Outage

More than 400 Con Edison customers along a five-block stretch of East 92nd Street experienced a power outage for about one hour last Thursday afternoon. More...

Robbers Get $1,000 From Rockaway Parkway McDonald's

Two masked gunmen burst into the McDonald's Restaurant at the corner of Rockaway Parkway and Conklin Avenue at about 11 p.m. last Sunday, April 5, and brazenly escaped with about $1,000 in cash from the store's safe, police said. More...

Letters/Opinion

What's Your Opinion?

QUESTION: AN ANTI-SMOKING AD ON TELEVISION SHOWS A CHILD STANDING ALONE AND CRYING, INDICATING HE IS LOST. THE SIGNIFICANCE IS THAT "SMOKING KILLS" AND THAT HIS PARENTS SMOKE, THEREFORE, THIS IS HOW THE YOUNGSTER WOULD FEEL WITHOUT PARENTS. More...

From The Mayor...

FROM THE MAYOR'S DESK ...

Keeping City Government Accountable For Federal Funds

I'm a big believer in the idea that transparency in government makes for good government. Transparency allows the public to see exactly how their elected leaders are performing, and to hold them accountable for results. More...

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