March 10, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

BODEGA THIEVES FLEE WITH $5Gs

Three men wearing white surgical masks and black hoodies last Friday held up a bodega at the corner of East 92nd Street and Foster Avenue and escaped with approximately $5,500 in cash, police said. More...

Top Stories

DOE Decides Not To Place Elementary School In I.S. 278 Building

Councilman Lew Fidler returned from a meeting of the Panel for Education Policy with news that the DOE had withdrawn its plan to place an independent elementary school into the building that currently hosts Marine Park Intermediate School 278 on Stew More...

Glenwood Senior Center Among Those Slated To Close

Canarsie’s Glenwood Senior Center has been named as one of 110 city centers proposed for closing because of pending severe budget cuts. More...

Astronaut’s Visit With Students Is Out-Of-This-World

On Monday, Congressman Anthony Weiner joined astronaut Mike Massimino during his visit to Principal Linda Beal Benigno and students from P.S. 312 in Bergen Beach for a presentation about his experiences in space. More...

Sports

Lady Vikings Headed To PSAL Hoops Garden Party

Number two-seeded South Shore High School Girls basketball team is headed to the PSAL “AA” Championship game at Madison Square Garden after routing thirdseeded Francis Lewis High School, 62-41, in the semifinals on Tuesday at Hunter Colle More...

South Shore Boys Ousted In PSAL Quarterfinals

Not many high school hoops insiders gave the young, yet gifted, South Shore High School boys’ basketball team a legitimate shot at beating last season’s PSAL champs, Boys and Girls High School, in the quarterfinal matchup. More...

This Week's Attitude

This Week’’ s Attiitude

Smokers’ Rights Shouldn’t Impair Health Of Others

Breathing may finally come a little easier this spring — except for those who refuse to quit smoking. More...

Guest Column

Guest Collumn State Senator John Sampson

State Senator John L. More...

The Active Consumer

Now that all those reality cooking shows got you revved up to make cuisines like the pros, how about thinking of starting your own business? More...

Special Sections

Other News

Police Investigate Two Separate Shootings In Area

Two local teenagers were shot last week in separate incidents now being investigated by the 69th Precinct Detective Squad. Neither of the injuries has been listed as life threatening by medical or law enforcement authorities. More...

Barron Leads Victory Party For P.S. 114

Cheers could be heard from outside Public School 114’s auditorium last Friday when parents, teachers and staff held a victory celebration party just days after the Department of Education decided to remove the struggling school from a list of s More...

DWI CRASH AT E. 105/AVENUE J

Police said the driver of the 2010 Toyota Sedan (center) was arrested for driving while intoxicated after he went through a Stop sign, at Avenue J and East 105th Street, and crashed into the 1999 Isu More...

Letters/Opinion

What's Your Opinion?

QUESTION: With gas prices hovering around the four dollar mark – and likely to go higher – will you be changing your driving habits soon? Why or why not?

“Of course, I’m going to have to start car pooling to get to work. More...

More Praise For Maisel

Editor: I would like to comment on Roxanne Persaud’s letter (March 3rd issue) regarding Assemblyman Maisel. He has been one of the most valuable leaders we have showing up at almost every event and giving it his all. More...

Dilemma On E. 88th Street

Editor: I live on East 88th Street between Avenue L and Avenue M. There is a Ford green van that’s parked 40 inches from the curb since the last snowstorm. As of March 4, the van has not been moved or ticketed. More...

View From the Middle

View From The Middle

P.S. 114: A Story Of Democracy At Work

I n light of all the rebellions and uprisings going on around the globe, things couldn’t have meshed so strikingly in our own little corner of the world recently in exposing our shining example of democracy — the will of the people agains More...

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