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Park Picnickers Warned: "No Barbecuing!"

Although you and your family may be looking forward to jogging, playing basketball and cricket or just relaxing on the grass in Canarsie Park during the summer, community residents should know about one recreational activity not allowed on park gro More...

It Takes A Block Association—To Clean Up E. 56th Street

Residents of East 56th Street — between avenues J and K — moved all of their vehicles from the street and blocked it off last Sunday to hold their monthly Summer Block Sweep. More...

Letters/Opinion

What's Your Opinion?

QUESTION: DO YOU THINK THE CITY'S POLICY TO SEND HOMELESS FAMILIES OUT OF NEW YORK ON PLANES, TRAINS AND BUSES BECAUSE IT IS MORE ECONOMICAL THAN THE $36,000 A YEAR IT NOW COSTS TO PROVIDE SHELTER FOR A HOMELESS FAMILY IS A GOOD IDEA? More...

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Editor's note: The following is text of a letter recently received : John Rhea, Chairman NYC Housing Authority Dear Mr. Rhea: I am writing this letter at the behest of my constituents who reside in the Bay View Houses. More...

View From the Middle

View From The Middle

You Tried Hard And You Failed; Here's Your Bonus!

Our own Congressman Ed Towns last week said he was "shocked and appalled" about what has made capitalist companies in capitalist America look and sound like a bunch of capitalist idiots. More...

Special Sections

Other News

Two Armed Thugs Rob Popular Laundromat

Two gun-toting thieves waited outside the rear door of the C & Z Laundromat at 9522 Seaview Avenue last Friday until shortly after 8 p.m. when the store was almost empty and then sneaked in the back door and held up an employee, police said. More...

DRIVER INJURED IN EARLY MORNING CRASH

The 24-year-old driver of this 1995 Honda (rear left) waits to be by Emergency Medical Service paramedics after crashing his car into utility pole early last Saturday morning. More...

Social Security Office: Closing The Old; Opening The New

Although the "old" Social Security office at 1329 Rockaway Parkway (left) accommodated a large contingent of clients, District Manager Steve Beck said recently that it has not been "conducive to providing the quality of service our customers have c More...

This Week's Attitude

This Week's Attitude

Healthcare Reform Must Put Patients-Over-Profits

With Congressional representatives home for a month-long recess More...

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