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Governor Signs City School Governance Reform Legislation

Several days after the State Senate passed legislation reforming mayoral control of New York City schools, Governor David Paterson signed it into law on Tuesday. More...

Nothin' Like A Good Meal To Get The Day Goin'

Looking for a place that provides free and healthy meals for your children while you're working all day? More...

Letters/Opinion

What's Your Opinion?

QUESTION: DO YOU THINK THE GOVERNMENT'S "CASH FOR CLUNKERS" PROGRAM IS A GOOD IDEA TO SPUR THE ECONOMY AND HELP THE ENVIRONMENT, OR IS IT TOO COSTLY? WHY OR WHY NOT? More...

This Week's Attitude

This Week

Time For Birthers & Clunker Debunkers To Stop Whining

President Barack Obama celebrated his 48th birthday last week, but, over the last month, there have been a growing number of politicians, pundits and conspiracy theorists who More...

Special Sections

Other News

COPS PROBE EAST 82ND ST. SHOOTING

All that remains at the scene of a shooting early yesterday is scraps of yellow police tape after a 21-year-old Canarsie resident was shot multiple times as he stood in front of a house on East 82nd Street near Flatlands Avenue. More...

Man Shot While Running From Would-Be Robbers

As a 19-year-old Canarsien was walking home from a friend's house shortly after midnight on Monday, August 10, he was accosted by two men who stopped him at the corner of Avenue J and East 89th Street and demanded he give them all his money. More...

Tenants Angered Over Delay In Discovering Decaying Corpse

Marguerite Mann, Director of the city Housing Authority's Brooklyn Management Department, joined representatives of local elected officials at last week's Breukelen Houses monthly tenant meeting to discuss the death of James Gayle, whose body was f More...

Sports

69th Pct. Community Council Showcases Baseball All-Stars

Minor Division players, coaches and staff. Photos by Marianna Hernandez More...

View From the Middle

View From The Middle

The Five Worst City Roads, One Of Which Is HERE

Until the beginning of this month, when I received my latest copy of New York AAA's Car & Driver magazine, I didn't know the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway was Number Five on the magazine's list of the five worst roads in the city. More...

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