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Local Fire Companies’ Manpower Reduced

In accordance with the Uniformed Firefighters Association labor contract that calls for the reduction if the overall firefighter absentee rate exceeds 7.5 percent on an annual basis, the New York Fire Department (NYFD) has reduced firefighter staffi More...

Local BP Service Station Has Minor Emergency

While BP continues to work on containing and cleaning up the oil spilling into the Gulf of Mexico, local firefighters responded to a small explosion at a local BP service station on the morning of July 28. More...

Community Shows Its Support At Annual Night Out Against Crime

If you were walking around the community Tuesday evening and heard a confident crowd cheering in unison as they paraded through local streets, chances are it was the voices of participants from the 27th annual Night Out Against Crime. More...

This Week's Attitude

Buyer Beware—When Something’s Offered For Free

This Week’’Attitude

Want to read this column for FREE every week? Did that upper case word grab your attention? Keep reading to learn about the free offer. More...

View From the Middle

Wanna Know A Secret? All You Have To Do Is Ask

View From The Middle

Ijust figured it out. You don’t need to be a James Bond to know all the supposedly secret stuff master spies know. More...

Special Sections

Other News

Budget Constraints May Cut Services At Libraries

Many community children are enjoying the hot days of summer by staying cool at local libraries. More...

Cops Arrest Shooting Victim For Obstructing Investigation

Usually when a victim has been injured, especially under unusual circumstances, he or she willingly gives information to authorities about what happened. More...

Cops Probe Radio Shack “Burglary”

Burglars apparently got away with approximately $3,000 worth of electronic equipment from the Radio Shack store on Rockaway Parkway near Seaview Avenue recently after drilling through a metal door and a concrete wall in the basement, according to pu More...

Letters/Opinion

What's your opinion?

Question: While it may be a ridiculous fashion statement, do you think someone who wears pants that sag below an underwear-covered backside should be fined or maybe placed on a “worst dressed” list? Briefly explain. More...

From The Mayor...

FROM THE MAYOR’S DESK ...

Helping New Yorkers Live Longer, Healthier Lives

As a result of our investments in health over the past eight and a half years, New Yorkers are now living longer than ever. In fact, since we took office in 2002, the city’s average life expectancy has grown by 19 months. More...

Guest Column

Civic Activists, Groups And Our Quality Of Life

Op-Ed

When 17-year-old Duvena Dudzinkis was gunned down by supposed gang members in October, 2009, a small memorial was created at the corner of East 94th Street and Flatlands Avenue – where he collapsed and died following an alleged altercation wit More...

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