May 7, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

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MTA Changes Express Bus Routes Here

Scores of Canarsiens were surprised last Monday as they waited at what they presumed was their usual express bus stop for transportation to take them to work and found that the route had been changed. More...

Four Seasons Flu Fighters

Caroline Rich, Administrator at Four Seasons Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, and her staff decided to take a stand against the Swine Flu last week after countless media reports. More...

City Smokers Fall To Lowest Rate On Record

New York City has reached its lowest rate of smoking on record (15.8%), with less than 1 million adult smokers in the city - 350,000 fewer than in 2002 — the Health Department announced this week. More...

This Week's Attitude

This Week's Attitude

FAA Secrecy Dumb; Photo Op Mission Dumber

By now everyone has heard about the birdbrained scheme pulled last week by some government officials. More...

From The Mayor...

FROM THE MAYOR'S DESK ...

Moving City And Budget Forward In Tough Times

Recently, we've been stressing the sensible measures, like covering sneezes and coughs, that everyone can take to stop the spread of flu and other viruses. More...

Special Sections

Other News

Students Collect For A Few Worthy Causes

The students of P.S./I.S. 66 recently collected pennies and loose change for a couple of very worthy causes. More...

Lack Of DOE Communication Hit At CEC Meeting

By Jason Linetsky Dozens of parents, local school faculty and members attended Monday evening's monthly School District 18's Community Education Council (CEC) meeting to discuss the Department of Education's modified plans in the new school buildi More...

Probe Shooting In Parking Lot At Burger King

A 21-year-old resident of East New York was shot early Saturday apparently as a result of a "stare down" between his group and a similar gang of youths and subsequent fight in the parking lot in front of the Burger King Restaurant on Rockaway Parkw More...

Letters/Opinion

What's Your Opinion?

QUESTION: AS OF LAST FRIDAY, PITBULLS, ROTTWEILERS AND DOBERMAN PINSCHERS — AND ANY DOG OVER 25 POUNDS — ARE BANNED FROM PUBLIC HOUSING UNLESS THEY WERE ALREADY ON THE PREMISES AND ARE REGISTERED BY MAY 1. More...

View From the Middle

View From The Middle

A Hundred And Seven Days — And How's He Doin'?

New York's former Mayor Ed Koch, bless the guy (he's still going strong as an elder statesman), used to walk around the city waving at the populace, kissing little babies and little old ladies and asking, "How'm I doin''? More...

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