January 27, 2011 RSS feed / Other News

City Councilman Applauds Mayor’s Position On Guns

After Mayor Bloomberg assembled a bi-partisan coalition of dozens of people affected by gun violence at City Hall on Monday to push for closing major loopholes in the nation’s gun laws, Brooklyn City Councilman Lew Fidler issue the following st More...

Precinct C.O. Tells Council Crime’s Down 40%

The first meeting of 2011 of the 69th Precinct Community Council revealed that crime is down 40 percent in Canarsie. More...

HES Karate Students Perform At Promotion Ceremony

The Hebrew Educational Society’s Karate School students performed at the biannual martial arts promotion ceremony held last Sunday at 9502 Seaview Avenue. More...

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Detectives Looking For 28-Year-Old “Cold Case” Evidence

On television, certain cop shows log cases that have gone unsolved for especially long periods of time under the heading of “Cold Cases,” and they go into a dusty bin in the basement until a conscientious hero decides to open up the file More...

Mourn Passing Of Former District 18 School Superintendent Dr. Harvey Garner

Scores of students, teachers and administrators attended the funeral this week of Dr. Harvey Garner, who was superintendent of Community School District 18 for nearly two decades. Dr. More...

FDNY Urges New Yorkers To Keep Safe While Staying Warm

As residents try to keep warm during this winter’s coldest days, the FDNY reminds all New Yorkers to remember a few simple precautions while heating their homes. More...

Sampson To GOP: Keep Non-Partisan Redistricting Promise

Democratic Conference Leader State Senator John L. Sampson this week blasted the Republicans in the New York State Senate for trying to back out of a much ballyhooed promise made last year to former Mayor Ed Koch to support nonpartisan redistricting. More...

Black History Month Has Special Significance For New York: Maisel

Over the past 35 years, February has become synonymous with a national celebration of the African-American men and women who overcame monumental adversity to bring greater equality to our country. More...

Students Have Everything That’s Fit To Read

Features Editor Neil S. Friedman was invited to speak to Blair Nam-noum’s freshman Media class in the Brooklyn Generations School on the South Shore campus last week. More...

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