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Maisel Presents Reading Honors To Local Students

State Assemblyman Alan Maisel recently presented certificates to students at two local elementary schools in recognition of their participation in the annual New York State Summer Reading Program. More...

Weiner Blasts Decision To Deny Seniors A Cost of Living Boost

In response to last week’s announcement by the Social Security Administration that senior citizens across the country will go a second year without a cost-of-living-adjustment (COLA) on social security benefits, Rep. More...

No Clowning Around When This Circus Comes To Town

The circus came to Public School 233 last Friday. However, it wasn’t the traditional three-ring performance that’s familiar to most of us. No roaring wild animals or elephants or animal acts of any kind. No clowns. More...

Sports

Canarsie Wins Division; Headed To Soccer Playoffs

The Canarsie High School girls varsity soccer team ended the regular season at home Tuesday afternoon with a 1-0 win that clinched a division championship and a spot in the PSAL playoffs that begin on October 30th. More...

From The Mayor...

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Honoring Our Heroic 9/11 Rescue and Recovery Workers

Recently, I stood with some of the brave men and women who participated in the rescue and recovery mission during and after 9/11. More...

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Other News

LOCAL BUSINESSMAN DIES AFTER PLANE CRASH

The funeral for a veteran local businessman, who died Sunday from an apparent heart attack following a small plane crash, was held yesterday on Long Island. More...

Popular Bagel Shop Held Up At Gunpoint

A popular bagel shop located less than a block from Canarsie High School was robbed at gunpoint this week, police said. No one was hurt. More...

Jewelry Stolen In Home Invasion

Police from the 69th Precinct reported last week that a home invasion took place on Wednesday, October 13th at a house on East 83rd Street near Avenue M. More...

Letters/Opinion

Question: The Wall Street Journal last week said that top financial companies on Wall Street expect to pay out higher bonuses this year than ever before, thanks, in part, to government bailout money. What are your thoughts on the subject?

Compiled by Bill O’Neill More...

This Week's Attitude

Food Stamp Soda Ban — How Sweet It Is!

This Week’’s Atti tude

Earlier this year there was a proposal for a state tax on soft drinks that contain an excess of sugar. More...

Guest Column

The $4,000 Seat…In Front Of Your TV Set

GUES T COLUMN

There they go again. They big boys are fighting and you know who is going to pay the bill. More...

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