July 30, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

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Wounded Driver Gets Away From Armed Carjackers

A Clarendon Road resident was lucky he got away with his life early last Friday when one of three gunwielding thugs shot him while they were apparently trying to hijack his car. More...

Tenants, Official Angered That Bay View Center's Not Ready

Distraught that safety measures are preventing residents of BayView Houses from accessing their new community center at Shore Parkway and East 102 Street, Assemblyman Alan Maisel recently wrote a letter to the chairman of the New York City Housing More...

Seniors Participate In Four Seasons Summer Olympics

Four Seasons Nursing & Rehabilitation Center's recent Therapeutic Recreation Week festivities included its annual Senior Olympics. Residents participated in Wheelchair Races, Hot Potato, Ball/Beanbag Toss and a host of other events. More...

Letters/Opinion

What's Your Opinion?

QUESTION: Though the measure in the U.S. Senate was rejected last week, do you think gun owners with valid permits from one state should be allowed to carry concealed weapons into states where they are banned, such as New York? Why or why not? More...

From The Mayor...

FROM THE MAYOR'S DESK ...

Economic Diversity and Investments For New York City's Vibrant Future

More than anything, the current national recession has reminded us of the importance of economic diversity in our city. More...

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Other News

Cops Probe Mill Basin Murder

Police from the 63rd Precinct last week were faced with a murder mystery in the death of Louis Burch, 36, of Mill Basin whose body was found early Wednesday, July 22 slumped over the steering wheel of his Land Rover SUV, having been shot multiple t More...

CRICKETER INJURED AFTER LIGHTNING STRIKE

Marine Park Cricket Player Struck By Lightning During Sunday Storm

A cricket player who frequented Marine Park on Sundays was taken to the hospital on July 26 after being struck by lightning during an afternoon storm. More...

Safety Tips To Use During Thunderstorms Accompanied By Lightning Strikes

Editor's note: As a responsible community newspaper, we offer the safety tips below from the National Weather Service Web site in the aftermath of Sunday's lightning strike in Marine Park that resulted in an injury. More...

This Week's Attitude

This Week's Attitude

Time To Parole America's Number One Political Prisoner

"A political prisoner is someone who is out fighting for his or her people's rights and freedom and is imprisoned for that alone." Leonard Peltier Few Americans likely know who Leonard Peltier is. More...

View From the Middle

View From The Middle

Latest Gun Bill Defeated By Only Two Votes; Only Two!

It just has to be aggravating and frustrating at the same time. More...

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