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CEC 18 Elects New Officers Before Discussing Latest Test Scores

The latest test scores for students in District 18 schools, in Canarsie and East Flatbush, was among the topics discussed at last week’s Community Education Council (CEC) meeting following the election of new officers and members for the comin More...

Medals Awarded To 69th Pct. Council Baseball All-Stars

Before the 69th Precinct Community Council Baseball League got immersed in the second half of its season, All-Star players and coaches were honored with an array of medals at a ceremony held last week in Canarsie Park. More...

Cops Warn Of Age-Old Scam Being Pulled On Elderly

Officials from the 69th Precinct Detective Squad warned recently that some unscrupulous people have been trying to take advantage of local residents by using an age-old con game. More...

Letters/Opinion

What's Your Opinion?

Question: Do you think the city should have approved plans for a mosque just a few blocks from Ground Zero? Briefly explain.

Compiled by Bill O’Neill “Why not? Don’t we have freedom of religion here? We shouldn’t hold a grudge against a whole people for what several people did. More...

Op-Ed To Op-Ed

Editor: This is in response to Dara Mormile’s Op-Ed in your August 5th issue. Society has changed. Family members with grandparents, aunts, uncles and cousins used to live in the same vicinity. Today, family members are wildly dispersed. More...

View From the Middle

Mosque Relocation Would Be Great Use For Billionaires’ $$

View From The Middle

Ihave been around, but sometimes I feel awfully naïve, especially when it comes to sentimental things. Oh, yeah. More...

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Other News

Paerdegat North Topic At Special Meeting

What was once an area strewn with auto refuse and other unnatural waste will someday be a clean strip of grassland along Paerdegat Avenue North from Paerdegat 1st through 4th streets. More...

FIVE HURT IN GLENWOOD ROAD CRASH

Five people were hurt, one seriously, when the car in which they were riding on Wednesday, August 4th at about 3:30 p.m. went out of control on Glenwood Road and East 101st Street and struck a parked school bus, police said. More...

Fun In The Sun At Annual Breukelen Family Day Festival

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This Week's Attitude

GOP’s Refusal To Back 9/11 Health Care Is A Disgrace

This Week’’Attitude

It’s ordinarily a hoot to see an elected representative go bonkers, but Brooklyn Congressman Anthony Weiner’s recent burst of hysteria on the floor of the House of Representatives was genuinely warranted. More...

From The Mayor...

FROM THE MAYOR’S DESK ...

New Innovations Saves Lives And Cleans Our Environment

With so many New Yorkers still struggling to find jobs, we’re working hard to pull our City through these difficult economic times. More...

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