May 28, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

TEENAGER IS SHOT 4 TIMES-AND LIVES

As a teenage local resident walked home on East 102nd Street shortly after 10 p.m. last Thursday, he was shot four times, police said. Neighbors who heard the shots went to help the youth and called police. More...

Top Stories

Lady Chiefs Advance To Second Round Of Playoffs

After being ousted in the quarter finals by Lincoln High School last year, thirteen-seeded host Canarsie High School—the co-division VII champs with Benjamin Banneker—did not want to repeat last season's performance, as the two teams me More...

Better Late Than Never

After 64 years of waiting and waiting, a Brooklyn World War II veteran finally received his medals for honorable service on Memorial Day, Representative Anthony Weiner (D-Brooklyn and Queens) announced. More...

Letters/Opinion

What's Your Opinion?

QUESTION: IN LIGHT OF THE APPARENT SPREAD OF THE SWINE FLU VIRUS AND THE CLOSINGS OF MORE SCHOOLS, DO YOU THINK SCHOOLS CHANCELLOR JOEL KLEIN AND MAYOR BLOOMBERG SHOULD HAVE CLOSED ALL THE CITY'S SCHOOLS FOR A WEEK? More...

This Week's Attitude

This Week's Attitude

Twenty Years Ago Was The Start Of An Unforgettable Experience

It was twenty years ago today (give or take a few weeks) when I saw a band play — more than 100 times. The reason I saw so many shows was not because I was an obsessed fan, but because I had a dream job that took me all over the world. More...

View From the Middle

View From The Middle

To Michael Vick, Cruelty Is A Way Of Life

My feelings for pets, specifically dogs, is tantamount to my feelings for a cup of coffee in the morning: There is nothing better or more satisfying in the world — with or without a Dunkin' Donut. More...

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Other News

Marine Park Residents Protest Synagogue Construction

To Julian and Roberta Weiss, quality of life is an important factor when owning a home, but a year ago that quality of life was tampered with by a renovation of a synagogue. "Our lives have not been the same since," said Mrs. Weiss. More...

Meeting On Planned Transfer High School

Community leaders, parents and the administration of John Wilson Intermediate School 211 will hold an emergency meeting tonight to discuss ways to stop a plan by the Department of Education to place a transfer high school in the school at 100 East More...

Mill Basin Jet Ski Death Case Sets A Precedent

Officials from the office of District Attorney Charles Hynes say the case of the teenage jet ski rider who killed another youth while racing in the waters of Mill Basin three years ago is setting a precedent. More...

Neighborhood News

Neighborhood News

HAPPY BIRTHDAY wishes go out to freelance photographer Sonny Maxon, who celebrates his special day on Monday. Our favorite lensman lives up to his name, 'cause he brightens up the day whenever he stops by the Courier office. More...

From The Mayor...

FROM THE MAYOR'S DESK ...

Final Weeks In Great Year For City's Public Schools

New York City's public school students, and their teachers and principals are now in the final weeks of what's been a very successful school year. More...

Guest Column

GUEST COLUMN

Making Joel Klein Behave

When I was an assistant principal, a teacher often would send a kid into my office when he was misbehaving. I'd threaten to bring his mother up to school, and he'd promise not to be "bad" anymore. More...

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