February 18, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

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Meeting Cites Problems With Belt Bridges Work Vs. Residents

Concerns about how reconstruction of the Belt Parkway bridges will affect residents was the main topic of discussion at the February meeting of the United Canarsie South Civic Association (UCSCA) last week. More...

Residents Find “Shock, Disbelief” In Trip To Haiti

When Marc Pierre heard of the earth-quake that hit Haiti on January 12th, he went through different stages of emotion. At first, it was shock and disbelief. As a second-generation Haitian liv-ing in East Flatbush, it seemed so far away. More...

Letters/Opinion

What's Your Opinion?

Question: President Obama’s press secretary Robert Gibbs last week mocked former Vice Presidential Candidate Sarah Palin for using “crib” notes written on her hand during a speech. Do you think she should have been mocked? More...

This Week's Attitude

This Week's Attitude

Insurance Fraud Should Not Mean Rate Hikes For Innocent

As President Obama continues to attempt to persuade Congress to pass healthcare reform legislation, our federal and state representatives should perhaps consider looking into another form of coverage and its excessive costs – automobile insura More...

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Other News

We’ll Just Have To Blame The Snow For Local Car Crashes

Luckily, no one was hurt in the above crash on Avenue M last Sunday at about 2 p.m. when a collision occurred near the corner of East 96th Street, police said. More...

Armed Bandit Gets Away With Cash From Salon Owner

An armed bandit calmly walked into a nail salon on East 82nd Street near Glenwood Road last Sunday, Valentine’s Day, and robbed the owner of at least $500 in cash and his cell phone, police said. More...

MAKIN’ A FEW BUCKS ON THE SNOW

All of the above hard workers (well, almost all of them) are making the tidy sum of $12 per hour by getting rid of the pile-up of snow on street corners throughout the area. And if they work overtime, it’s up to $18 an hour. Nice, huh? More...

Sports

Lady Vikings Top MSIT 54-44 In “Controversial” Game

For a change, South Shore High School’s girls basketball coach Anwar Gladden felt what it was like to be on the positive side of controversial referring as his team hosted McKee/Staten Island Tech in a nonleague game last week. More...

View From the Middle

View From The Middle

Hey, Mr. Clinton. We’ve Got The Same Scars!

I like Bill Clinton. I guess most people do now, although there might have been a time they disliked him as president. More...

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