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P.S. 268 Students Create Ornaments For Gracie Mansion Holiday Tree

that will be placed on the Gracie Mansion holiday tree. More...

Six Hospitalized After Gas Leak

Six residents of 2055 Rockaway Parkway (above), in the Bayview Houses, were taken to the hospital on Thanksgiving morning after they suffered from the affects of high levels of carbon monoxide leaking More...

Students Get In Character To Help The March Of Dimes

On a recent crisp fall morning PS/IS 66 students paraded around the East 96th Street school building in unusual outfits as part of their fundraising effort for the March of Dimes. More...

Letters/Opinion

What's Your Opinion

Question: Did you shop early with all the crowds on Black Friday to take advantage of the sales being offered or did you wait until after Thanksgiving weekend? Briefly explain.
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Congress Must Prevent Medicare Cuts: AARP

Editor: At the stroke of midnight on December 31, 2010, doctors who treat Medicare patients are scheduled to absorb a 25 percent pay cut – a cut that threatens the ability of seniors to see their physicians and receive the care they need. More...

View From the Middle

Hard Times Don’t Seem To Be Stopping Holiday Shoppers

View From The Middle

Despite the recent elections, which could feasibly start us on a more optimistic track to the economic future, we’re being told of the joblessness pervading the country, with people in sections heretofore noted as poverty areas fearing fear mor More...

Special Sections

Other News

WOMAN FELLED BY SMOKE FROM AUTO SHOP BLAZE

Emergency Medical Technicians and firefighters attend to a woman who apparently suffered an asthma attack after she inhaled fumes from a smoky fire inside Spice Isle Auto Inc. More...

Missing Boy’s Mother Sues Over ‘Faulty’ Security System

This holiday season will be unfilled and empty for Jennifer Rodriguez, whose son Patrick Alford has been missing since he disappeared from his temporary Starrett City home last January. More...

P.S. 244 Students Write Stories About Their Heroes

When we think of heroes, we usually think of superheroes with special powers, like Superman or Spider-Man. More...

This Week's Attitude

TSA Inconveniences Necessary To Curb Risks Of Terrorism

This Week’’s Atti tude

After all the media exposure about intrusive Transportation Security Administration (TSA) measures, it turned out to be much ado about nothing. More...

From The Mayor...

FROM THE MAYOR’S DESK...

The Season of Thanksgiving And Holiday Joy In Our City

This year’s holiday season has arrived in a rush. More...

Guest Column

Schools Ain’t What They Used To Be

Op- Ed

When I was assigned to cover the story of Public School 114 being in danger of closing, I was taken back even though I didn’t attend the elementary school. More...

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