June 11, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

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Students Bring Smiles For ALL Seasons To Seniors

Fourth and fifth grade students and teachers from P.S. 115 last week paid a visit to brighten the day for senior residents at the Four Seasons Nursing Center on Rockaway Parkway as part of the school's community service efforts. More...

MQH Thrives As Other Parochial Schools Close

Though some local parochial schools around the city have been forced to close their doors, the Mary Queen of Heaven School in Marine Park doesn't seem to be affected by today's struggling economy. More...

Letters/Opinion

What's Your Opinion?

QUESTION: Governor Paterson last week called for reductions in generous union retirement pensions that only affect newly hired personnel, due to the state's economic woes and high budget deficit. More...

From The Mayor...

FROM THE MAYOR'S DESK ...

Rising Test Scores Show Big Improvements In City Schools

Last week, we saw the dazzling numbers that public school students in grades three through eight put up on this year's statewide math tests. For example, just look at how well students at PS/MS 15 in the Bronx did. More...

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Other News

Two Home Invaders Caught, As Three 3 Get Away

Police from the 69th Precinct are investigating two home invasions that occurred here last week, one during which two suspects were arrested and the other where three suspects got away with $6,000 cash. More...

Boy Shot At Starrett Park While Watching Ball Game

An 11-year-old boy who was shot in the head, by what officials called a stray bullet, Sunday was released from the hospital yesterday. More...

RAIN TO RUIN

Police said this 2009 Volvo collided with a 2005 Nissan (not shown) at the intersection of Shore Parkway and Rockaway Parkway last Friday afternoon. More...

This Week's Attitude

This Week's Attitude

GOP Power Grab Undos Will Of State's Voters

Just when negligible signs appeared on the horizon indicating that long overdue reforms might actually be enacted by the state's dysfunctional government before its current session ends in a few weeks, the circus returned to Albany on Monday as cha More...

View From the Middle

View From The Middle

Obama's Cairo Speech: A Little Bit Of Everything — For Everyone

It doesn't matter what you may think of the politics of President Obama, but you cannot deny the skill of the man who stood on the stage at Cairo University in Egypt last Friday and espoused to the Muslim world — and to the rest of us — More...

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