February 4, 2010 RSS feed / Other News

Missing Boy’s Biological Mother Released From Jail

The biological mother of the seven-year-old boy missing from his Starrett City foster home since January 22 has been released from custody after she was jailed under a contempt of court charge a week ago. More...

NY’S FIRST LADY COMES TO OUR ‘HOOD

N.Y. state's First Lady Michelle Paige Paterson is greeted by Principal Alex Fralin upon her arrival at I.S. 68 last week to promote her program aimed at reducing childhood obesity. See more photos in Other News. More...

FAMILY & PARENTING

Tips On How To Foster Your Child’s Talent

(StatePoint) Childhood is a time of dreams and possibilities, so it’s important parents encourage their children’s innate talents to help them develop and build self esteem, say experts.   More...

PET OF THE WEEK

This handsome 50-lb fellow has been on his best behavior trying to find his forever home. He will make a very faithful companion and loyal partner to anyone who will give him the chance. More...

Haiti Cash Donations Qualify For Immediate Tax Relief

People who give to charities providing earthquake relief in Haiti can claim these donations on the tax return they are completing this season, according to the Internal Revenue Service.   More...

Consumers Warned Of Online Scam That Impersonate I.R.S.

Consumers should protect themselves against online identity theft and other scams that increase during and linger after the filing season. Such scams may appropriate the name, logo or other appurtenances of the IRS or U.S. More...

Pct. C.O. Says Local Crime Rise “Due To Isolated Incidents”

The new year started with an increase in crime in the 69th Precinct, but Commanding Officer Captain Milt Marmara told residents at the January Community Council meeting that many of the incidents are considered isolated or were crimes of opportunity More...

P.S. 115 Staff & Students Bake Up Funds For Haiti Relief Effort

Boasting about his school’s recent fundraising bake sale he referred to as “an overwhelming success,” Principal Mitch Pinsky said, “The entire P.S. More...

YESTERDAY & TODAY

Long after trolleys stopped operating in Brooklyn, trains in the 1980s and 1990s were transformed inside and out to accommodate the population and safety of straphangers. More...

State’s First Lady Drops In On Bildersee

New York State’s First Lady Michelle Paige Paterson stopped by Isaac Bildersee Intermediate School 68 last week to promote her health initiative aimed at obesity in youngsters. More...

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