September 24, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

BYSTANDER SHOT IN PARKWAY MELEE

A 23-year-old resident of East New York was taken to the hospital early Sunday after becoming inadvertently involved in a shooting in front of the McDonald’s Restaurant, 1467 Rockaway Parkway at the corner of Conklin Avenue, police said. More...

Top Stories

Low-Wage Earners’ Struggles Increase In Troubled Economy

In tough economic times like these, with the national unemployment rate at a 26-year high and the population of service workers steadily growing, it’s critical that we establish new measures to protect the rights of all workers – especia More...

Canarsie Park Renovations Focus Of CB18 Meeting

Community Board 18 held its monthly meeting last week at the Aviator Sports Complex at Floyd Bennett Field after a summer hiatus. More...

Letters/Opinion

What's Your Opinion?

QUESTION:THE CITY’S HEALTH COMMISSIONER ANNOUNCED THAT HE WANTS THE CITY TO BAN SMOKING IN CITY PARKS AND BEACHES. DO YOU AGREE? WHY OR WHY NOT? More...

OPINION CORRECTION

We apologize for the mixup in our September 10 issue, where the Opinion question was regarding parking permits for school principals. More...

From The Mayor...

FROM THE MAYOR’S DESK ...

Leading the Way in Health Reform

Last week, our Administration addressed two issues playing starring roles in the current health care debate in Washington: Better preventive care and greater access to affordable health insurance. Both demand action at the national level. More...

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Other News

Alleged Sex Offenders’ Photos Posted On Local Storefronts

Police are checking the validity of a number of small “posters,” depicting alleged local sex offenders, that have been placed on doors and shop windows around local shopping areas. More...

Bay View Residents Complain About Lack Of Protection

Residents of Bay View Houses have recently been complaining about what they say is a lack of protection within the complex because of broken doors and locks. More...

Nine-Year-Old Critical After Tragic Clothesline Accident

A nine-year-old boy who had apparently been playing with a clothesline rope in his bathtub last Sunday afternoon, somehow wrapped the rope around his neck, rendering himself unconscious, according to police from the 69th Precinct. More...

This Week's Attitude

This Week's Attitude

We Seem To Be In Midst Of Awakening Rudeness

Public rudeness has gotten lots of attention lately in fields — politics, sports and entertainment — closely monitored by impatient 24/7 news coverage. More...

View From the Middle

View From The Middle

“Overkill” Did The President More Harm Than Good

Well, there. He’s gone and done it again. More...

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