February 25, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

VICTIM KIDNAPPED BY CARJACKERS

A Flatbush resident whose car was stolen right from under him at gunpoint last Friday as he parked in Can-arsie, was also kidnapped during the carjacking incident, police said. The victim later got away from his kidnap-pers uninjured. More...

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Carbon Monoxoide Detectors Now Mandatory In Homes

Carbon monoxide, a colorless and odorless gas which can kill those exposed slowly over the course of months and years, might be present in your home and you won’t know unless you have a carbon monoxide detector. More...

Rep. Weiner Returns To Dem Club To Talk About Health Bill

Congressman Anthony Weiner, whose district includes portions of Canarsie, hosted a special meeting last Thursday at the Thomas Jefferson Democratic Club where he simplified some of the ideas behind President Obama’s health care reform bill, pa More...

Future NFL Star (Or Writer) Has A Story To Tell

Achieve It Someday

Editor’s note: When a 10-year-old boy comes into the office and announces he has written a story and he “would like it published,” it’s time to stop what you’re doing and pay attention to him. More...

Letters/Opinion

What's Your Opinion?

Question: Considering all the trouble Toyota has been having, would you buy one now? Why or Why not? More...

From The Mayor...

FROM THE MAYOR’S DESK ...

Water Debt Assistance Program Easing Burden For Homeowners

So far, New York City has been spared the wave of home foreclosures that has devastated many other parts of the country during this recession – and the legal and financial counseling we’ve helped provide to distressed homeowners for well More...

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Four Charged In Scams Tied To 2008 Marine Park Murders

Three men and one woman were indicted in Brooklyn Criminal Court on Monday following an 18-month investigation initiated after the murders of two Marine Park lawyers. More...

Mayor’s Aide Discusses TPS Program For City’s Haitians

Spreading the word about the national Temporary Protection Status (TPS) program, Brooklyn Borough Director of Community Affairs with the Mayor’s Office Charles Glover briefly discussed the provisions of the program at the February meeting of t More...

LENDING A HELPING HAND IN HAITI

Local business owner, community activist and registered nurse Mercedes Narcisse (kneeling at right) recently went to her native country to join in the international medical assistance effort urgently needed in Haiti since the devastating earthquake More...

This Week's Attitude

This Week's Attitude

Here’s The Skinny On Some Weighty Matters

As a perennially “weight-challenged” individual, I was drawn to a few recent stories about a few weighty issues. More...

View From the Middle

View From The Middle

Health Care “Summit”: What A Bunch Of Baloney!

Sorry, but I’m really getting fed up with this Obama guy (you’ll notice all that respectful stuff calling him “the President” or “Mr. Obama” is gone now. More...

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