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Pro Hoops All-Star Meets With John Wilson 8th Grade Coeds

New York Liberty All-Star forward Shameka Christon visited with more than two dozen John Wilson Intermediate School 211 students as part of the 24th annual National Girls and Women in Sports Day on February 3rd. More...

Canarsie Grid Star Steven Rene Inks With Syracuse

It’s official. The Canarsie High School Chiefs football all-star speedster Steven Rene last week signed a national letter of intent to attend Syracuse University in the fall. More...

Black History 2010: An Historical Perspective

OP-ED COLUMN

This year’s celebration of Black History Month takes on a new significance because of the election of Barack Obama as the first African-American president of the United States. More...

Neighborhood News

Neighborhood News

Happy 1st Valentine’s Day to our precious granddaughter, Maycen Ambyr. You are our little princess, and are a special little girl. We love you. You light up our lives. Love, Grandma & Grandpa. More...

Neighborhood News

Happy Valentine’s Day to our precious grandson Michael Robert. You are a special little boy, and are our Prince Charming. You light up our lives. We love you. Love, Grandma & Grandpa. More...

Neighborhood News

Happy Anniversary to Mom & Pop Rosa, who celebrated 63 years of marriage on Wednesday, February 10, 2010. May the coming years bring you nothing but happiness, health and love. Stay well. God bless you both. More...

View From the Middle

View From The Middle

Let The Incompetent Big Guys Decide About The Trial

It seems that every time we turn around the members of the federal government are trying to outdo each other in a contest to see who’s the biggest incompetent of all or who’s more “misdirected” and involved in his or her self More...

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SHOVELING AHEAD OF BRUNT OF STORM

Before forecasted blizzard conditions hit our area yesterday afternoon, local residents, like the one above on Conklin Avenue, ventured out to shovel the first few inches of Wednesday’s snowfall. Neil S. Friedman More...

Haitian Bishop To Preach Sermon For Earthquake Victims

Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio, Bishop of Brooklyn, will celebrate a Memorial Mass of Remembrance for the Victims of the Haitian earthquake at the Basilica of Our Lady of Perpetual Help in the Sunset Park section of Brooklyn, tomorrow, February 12 at 7:30 More...

Haiti, Fire Safety Topics At Well-Attended FUBA Meeting

Following a recent fire at the Bay View Houses, during which a resident was killed, a representative for Canarsie’s Engine 257 Firehouse spoke to residents at the Friends United Block Association (FUBA)’s February meeting to give tips on More...

Letters/Opinion

What's Your Opinion?

Question: Do you think the U.S. military should repeal its “don't ask, don't tell” policy so that gays can serve openly in the military? Briefly explain.
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This Week's Attitude

This Week’s Attitude

Military Policy For Gays Should Come Out Of The Closet

Though the matter only got a passing reference at the end of the state of the union speech, the Obama administration appears to be seeking an end to the military’s “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” (DADT) policy that would allow h More...

From The Mayor...

FROM THE MAYOR’S DESK ...

Budgeting For Today’s Fiscal Realities

New Yorkers continue to feel the harsh effects of the worst national recession in more than 60 years. That’s true for businesses, for families struggling to pay the bills, and for City government, too. More...

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