February 10, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

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“Firsts” Highlight Black History Collection

Photo and autograph collector Lou Schlamowitz has a diverse collection that includes dignitaries from all walks of life, whether political, entertainment or cultural. To honor February as Black History Month, Mr. More...

Letters/Opinion

What's Your Opinion?

QUESTION: Do you believe Groundhog Staten Island Chuck’s prediction that we will have an early spring? Why or why not?
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Bagel Story Has Holes

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Disgruntled Subscriber

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This Week's Attitude

Unfair To Lump P.S. 114 In With Other Failing Schools

Thiis Week’’ s Attiitude

Did anyone actually believe the hearings about the closing of Public School 114 and two dozen other low-performing public schools held across the city last week would change anything? More...

View From the Middle

Walmart Situation: A Dilemma, But, Oh, Those Bargains!

View From The Middle

With all the controversy surrounding the establishment of a Walmart store in Brooklyn — right in our back yard near the Gateway Shopping Center just to the east of Starrett City — I decided to take a close look and do some shopping at the More...

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Other News

Man Knifed To Death Trying To Collect Rent

Police from the 63rd Precinct are searching for a person who stabbed a boarding house superintendent to death last Saturday inside a house on East 51st Street near Avenue L. More...

Condo Owners Charge Developers Ignoring Crucial Repairs

When residents moved into their respective units at the Ocean Rock Condominiums at Schenck Street and Rockaway Parkway over four years ago, they didn’t expect to own a home with so many structural problems and no one to turn to for help. More...

Students Get Lesson In Ecology Through Botanical Gardens Program

After completing a thematic unit on the ecology of rainforests, Public School 244 fifth grade teachers Chantal Numa and Noreen Oliver decided that as a follow up activity, their classes would research and plant terrariums. More...

From The Mayor...

FROM THE MAYOR’S DESK...

Providing Tax Credits For Hard-Working New Yorkers

Tax season is here — and for hundreds of thousands of New Yorkers, that means that it’s time to reclaim money that they’ve already worked hard for: their Earned Income Tax Credits, or EITCs. More...

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