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GUNMAN INVADES EAST 85th ST. HOME

Police from the 69th Precinct were called to a residence on East 85th Street last Thursday where a lone man with a gun terrified two occupants by firing his handgun and stealing some electronic equipment. More...

Top Stories

Local Students Hope To Reap What They Have Sown

The Canarsee Indians may be long gone from the region that now bears the tribe’s name, but a few of their traditions live on. More...

City Restores Thousands To CB 18’s Anual Budget

An optimistic announcement regarding Community Board 18’s finances was a highlight of their meeting last Monday. More...

Army Engineers Brighten Future For Marine Park

I was a young girl living near Marine Park in the 1970s. I have fond memories of the park, including walking there with my Dad and playing with my brother on the open fields. More...

Letters/Opinion

Compiled by Bill O’Neill

Question: Though the courts have blocked Governor Paterson’s plan to furlough workers one day a week due to the state’s huge budget deficit, do you think that’s the best way for New York to save money? Briefly explain. More...

Biweekly Mortgage Repayments May Work for You

Dear Editor: The following information concerns the repaying of a mortgage as assumed by the average homeowner. This is known as the The BiWeekly Mortgage Payment Plan. More...

“Boycott Arizona”

Dear Editor: Editor’s note: The following is a copy of letter the writer sent to several NY State Senators and City Councilman and the borough president. More...

View From the Middle

View From The Middle

About That Budget? Our Legislators Just Don’t Give A Damn!

Along time ago, I worked for the state; did some freelance writing that netted me a few bucks here and there. Not much, but some. More...

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Other News

INJURIES IN MULTI-VEHICLE CRASH

Firefighters and Emergency Medical Service paramedics tend to driver of car involved in crash Monday at Foster Avenue and East 87th Street. More...

Police Respond To Call Of “Shots Fired” On E. 96th Street

By Charles Rogers Residents who live on Avenue J and East 96th Street are used to having a certain amount of noise coming from the grounds of Canarsie High School, located just across the street from them. More...

P.S. 115 Rocks The House For Cinco De Mayo

There were recently a bevy of extracurricular activities at Public School 115, including a delayed celebration of Cinco de Mayo and an evening performance of “P.S. 115 House Of Rock.” More...

This Week's Attitude

This Week's Attitude

Tampering With Suspects’ Rights Violates Our Principles

If you’ve ever seen a film or television crime drama or regularly read crime fiction, you can probably recite the words of the Miranda warning by heart: you have the right to remain silent; anything you say may be used against you in a court of More...

From The Mayor...

FROM THE MAYOR’S DESK ...

Boosting Our Economy And Job Growth In Tough Economic Times

In the wake of the deep national recession, many New Yorkers are still struggling to find work and put their financial lives back on solid ground. More...

Guest Column

We Inherited A Mess...But It Will Take Time To Fix: Sampson

Senate Democrats have been in the majority for only 18 months now. More...

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