October 8, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

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Residents Complain About Ticket Surge At Civic Meeting

Area residents complained at last week’s Friends United Block Association (FUBA) meeting that local police seem to be cracking down on double-parking. More...

MQH Church Hosts Annual Animals Blessing Ceremony

Mary Queen of Heaven Church in Old Mill Basin hosted the celebration of the feast of St. Francis of Assisi at its annual blessing of the animals last Sunday. More...

Letters/Opinion

What's Your Opinion?

QUESTION: A CONGRESSMAN HAS SUGGESTED THAT DUE TO THE TOUGH ECONOMY PET OWNERS BE ALLOWED AN INCOME TAX DEDUCTION BECAUSE OF THE INCREASED COST TO CARE FOR THE ANIMALS. DO YOU AGREE? WHY OR WHY NOT? More...

Tax Break For New Car Buyers

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This Week's Attitude

This Week's Attitude

Drunk Or Sober, It’s Still Vehicular Manslaughter

Most New York police officers protect the citizens of this city by the book. Recent FBI statistics clearly indicate that crime in New York City is markedly down from what it was just fifteen years ago. More...

View From the Middle

View From The Middle

An Earthquake, A Heroic Nun, And Lessons Learned

We’ve read about the disasters of nature that have struck recently in Indonesia and Samoa and American Samoa and, although serious earthquakes and, yes, tsunamis are respectively infrequent and almost non-existent in our own country, be aware More...

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Other News

GUSTY WINDS DOWN WIRES, TREES

Police from the 69th Precinct and firefighters from Battalion 58, Ladder 170 and Engine 257 had plenty to do yesterday when winds — some reaching 50 miles per hour — gusted through the area, knocking down trees and reeking havoc with ove More...

Citywide Flu Vaccination Starts With Children, Health Care Workers

Deputy Mayor for Health and Human Services Linda Gibbs and Dr. More...

Assemblyman Maisel To Provide Free Flu Shots

Assemblyman Alan Maisel announced that he will be providing free seasonal flu shots (not the HINI), as a courtesy of Beth Israel Medical Center, at his office, located at 2424 Ralph Avenue, off Avenue N. More...

Sports

Chiefs Take A 28-12 Bite Out Of Host Bulldogs

The Canarsie High School football team knew it had to have a balanced offensive attack in order to beat a surging Campus Magnet High School squad last Saturday to stay in the playoff hunt. More...

From The Mayor...

FROM THE MAYOR’S DESK ...

Our New Drive To Improve Parking

Last week we unveiled a set of new ideas fo cutting down the hassles of parking a car on city streets. More...

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