April 1, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

ARREST SUSPECT IN MAY 2009 SHOOTING

Officials from the 69th Precinct Detective Squad last week made an arrest in a nearly year-long shooting that left the victim paralyzed, probably for life. More...

Top Stories

Weather-Delayed Black History Program Held At P.S. 276

The Black History Month event at Public School 276, in association with State Senator John Sampson’s office, took place on March 4th after a week delay due to the weather. More...

Retired Teacher Is ‘Honorary Member’ Of Obama’s Kitchen Cabinet

Some people might assume Oprah Winfrey and Spike Lee might be mem-bers of Obama’s extended Kitchen Cabinet. But, right here in Canarsie, there’s one in our midst. More...

Christian Church “Lighthouse” Opens Food Pantry

The Lighthouse of Hope Christian Church of Canarsie last Saturday held a Grand Opening ceremony for its new Food Pantry. Located at 606 East 89th Street, the pantry will be open every Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. for community residents. More...

Letters/Opinion

What's Your Opinion?

Question: It was reported that a Democratic Bronx state senator promised top union leaders special access to Albany politicians if they contributed $50,000 each to campaigns. More...

Thanks For ‘Booking’ The Brooklyn Pubic Library

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View From the Middle

View From The Middle

Pluggin’ Old Songs In The New Landmark

Last week, this city of astounding degrees of civility reached out to another one of our cultural entities — the music industry — and gave it another long-deserved kudo. More...

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Other News

EGGSCITING HUNT FOR EASTER

Dozens of families showed up at Marine Park last Saturday to take part in the annual Easter Egg Hunt. For about two hours, the children scooped up more than a thousand dyed eggs scattered around the public park. Story, more photos in Other News. More...

More Police Manpower Here Leads To Arrests In Rash Of Burglaries

“Even a little extra manpower helps — a lot,” said Captain Milt Marmara, commanding officer of the 69th Precinct, “and here’s absolute proof.” He was talking about a series of burglary arrests the officers under h More...

CB5 Area Residents Warned Of Encroachments By Private Sector

“Vigilance” was a common theme at last week’s meeting of Community Board 5, as members encouraged residents to remain alert when public schools or housing are in private hands. More...

This Week's Attitude

This Weeks' Attitude

Tea Party Crosses The Line With Threats & Attacks

When someone mentions tea party, most of us probably picture a serene gathering of rich, white-haired old ladies sitting around, properly sipping tea — with their pinky fingers slightly extended — and softly chatting about the finer thing More...

From The Mayor...

FROM THE MAYOR’S DESK ...

Smart Investments Keep New York An Exciting Place

Even in tough economic times, it’s important to keep investing in the things that make New York a great place to live and work in and visit. More...

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