November 5, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

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Missed Conversions End Chiefs’ Disappointing Season

With a slim chance for a postseason PSAL football berth, Canarsie High School traveled to Sheepshead Bay High School for the regular season finale last Saturday. More...

Getting In Character For A Charitable Halloween

Students lined up outside of Public School 115 on East 92nd Street last Friday, some dressed as characters from their favorite books for the annual Character Day Parade. More...

A Bunch Of Treats From Local Halloween Parties

Real estate agents and staff at Fillmore Avenue N’s Mega office proved that adults can enjoy Halloween, too, during festivities at their office last week. (At left) Christina Smilek, Michael S. More...

Neighborhood News

Neighborhood News

Jessica Alexander, 21, of East Flatbush, was selected to participate in the Miss New York USA Competition on November 27th through November 29th. If you would like to sponsor Jessica, contact (603) 894-9734. More...

This Week's Attitude

This Week's Attitude

White House Can’t Outfox Conservative News Channel

“The press is the only tocsin (sound of warning) of a nation. When it is completely silenced... all means of a general effort are taken away.” Thomas Jefferson, 1802. More...

View From the Middle

View From The Middle

Two-Faced Pols Gave Credit Card Co.s Too Many Warnings

Back in the beginning of August, I wrote a tongue-in-cheek (sort of) piece about our credit card companies and how our Washington legislators gave many warnings to them that there would be changes in laws affecting their bottom line by the beginning More...

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Other News

TEEN PEDESTRIAN HIT IN E. 92 ST. ACCIDENT

A 14-year-old girl who had been walking north on East 92nd Street near Avenue J last Friday shortly before 2 p.m. was struck by the above Land Rover SUV that went out of control as it turned the corner, police said. More...

Woman Mugged On Way To Work At Election Site

A 70-year-old woman on her way to P.S. 115 Tuesday at about 5:30 a.m. to work at the school’s Election site was beaten and robbed by three teenage girls who stole her purse, knocked her to the ground and punched her, breaking her nose. More...

Bloomberg Re-elected In Surprisingly Close Race

The 2009 voter turnout in New York City on Tuesday paled in comparison to last year’s historic presidential election that drew record numbers across the nation. More...

Letters/Opinion

What's Your Opinion?

QUESTION: THE GOVERNMENT WANTS TO SLASH THE EXECUTIVE PAY PACKAGES FOR THE TOP SEVEN BAILED-OUT COMPANIES AND LIMIT THEIR BONUSES. IS THIS TOO MUCH GOVERNMENT INTRUSION? AGREE OR DISAGREE? WHY? More...

Double Parking Double Talk

To The Editor: More...

From The Mayor...

FROM THE MAYOR’S DESK ...

The USS New York: The Journey Comes Full Circle

“Strength Forged Through Sacrifice. Never Forget.” That’s the motto of the USS New York, the Navy ship partially constructed with steel from the World Trade Center that sailed into New York Harbor on Monday morning. More...

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