April 29, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

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Student Car Wash Helps Raise Funds For Odyssey Team

Students, teachers and staff at Public School 115 recently held several fundraisers to collect money to pay the expenses for its teams to attend and participate in the prestigious Odyssey of the Mind world championships at Michigan State University. More...

Schumer Expresses Concerns About New Facebook Privacy Policy

U.S. Senator Charles E. More...

Marine Terminal Market Is Main Focus Of CB 18 Meeting

Community Board 18’s monthly meeting became a sea of yellow on April 21st as approximately 70 workers from the Brooklyn Terminal Market filled the back of the Kings Plaza Community Room in yellow t-shirts. More...

Letters/Opinion

What's Your Opinion?

Question: Do you think the government should impose stricter regulations and reform on Wall Street since the activities of some companies and banks spurred the nation’s current economic recession? Why or why not? More...

From The Mayor...

FROM THE MAYOR’S DESK ...

Building A Greater Greener New York City

Last week, a crowd of New Yorkers gathered in Times Square to celebrate the 40th Anniversary of Earth Day. That day also marked the third anniversary of PlaNYC, our “greenprint” for a greener, greater New York. More...

Guest Column

The Big Deal Of Being Promoted To Private 1st Class

Editor’s note: Longtime Canarsie activist Seymour Weiner, 83, decided recently to write about his experiences in the Army just as World War Two ended. The following is Chapter 4 of his exploits: More...

Special Sections

Other News

VEHICLE FLIPS IN UTICA AVENUE ACCIDENT

Emergency service vehicles rushed to the intersection of Utica Avenue and Avenue I last Thursday afternoon when the SUV pictured above flipped on its side after it was involved in an accident. More...

Another Breukelen Shooting; This Time Fatal

Detectives from the 69th Precinct found themselves investigating the second shooting in a week in the Breukelen Houses project area when a bullet-riddled body was discovered there early yesterday morning. More...

Local Teen To Take Part In National Monologue Competition

When eleventh grader Jared Finlay chose to memorize a monologue from August Wilson’s “King Hedley II,” he didn’t just absorb the words, he interpreted the character, made it his own and came in first place in the New York Cit More...

This Week's Attitude

This Week’s Attitude

Arizona Immigration Law Is Divisive And Racist

The immigration legislation signed into law last Friday by Arizona Governor Jan Brewer is not only restrictive and divisive, but also clearly racist. More...

View From the Middle

View From The Middle

Banking-wise, Bloomberg And My Parents Have The Right Idea

Mayor Mike Bloomberg, as a master of economics, is trying to do with our citizens what my parents tried to do with me when I was a young youngster by bringing our city right down to those very same basics that, if I had followed them, would have l More...

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