March 24, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

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P.S. 114 Parents, Teachers Say, “Stay Out” To Charter School

When the Department of Education (DOE) decided not to phase out P.S. 114 after a four month battle, parents and teachers celebrated their hard work for fighting to keep the school open. More...

Community Board 18 Meeting: Business (Almost) As Usual

Community Board 18’s March meeting began with an air of mystery as attendees entering Kings Plaza’s Community Room spotted a bouquet of flowers and a balloon set on the table in front of District Manager Dorothy Turano’s usual seat. More...

Letters/Opinion

What's Your Opinion?

QUESTION: Do you think the United States should continue building nuclear plants considering the dangers that now face Japan? Briefly explain.

“We should still keep going with nuclear plants. More...

Kruger Payback?

Editor: I was elated to hear the news that State Senator Carl Kruger was being charged with corruption and was surrendering to federal authorities. More...

Faux Fashion

Editor: Regarding fashion designer John Galliano’s recent rants: Just when our children were learning to man-euver in a world of political correctness, along comes this fashion icon spewing hate. More...

View From the Middle

View From The Middle

Local Politicos: Have They No Shame?

I used to feel good about our politicians here and, well, politics in general. More...

Special Sections

Other News

Cops Arrest Man For DWI After Crash

Police arrested a Manhattan man and charged him with drunken driving Sunday night after his vehicle struck two parked cars before it crashed into a building on Flatlands Avenue just off East 92nd Street. More...

High Praise For NYPD In “Crime Wave” Arrest

The tough, but successful, work of the NYPD became the subject of praise recently due to the arrest of a man known as an alleged “one man crime wave” in the 63rd Precinct area. More...

Rep. Weiner Secures Funding To Combat Plumb Beach Erosion

Following a meeting with Colonel John R. Boulé II, Commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ New York District, Rep. More...

This Week's Attitude

This Week’s Attitude

Corrupt Legislators Make It Tough For Honest Politicans

State senator Carl Kruger’s alleged criminal activities prompted a letter to the editor (in this week’s issue) from a local activist who wrote that he was “elated” when he heard the news. More...

From The Mayor...

FROM THE MAYOR’S DESK......

Using Technology To Deliver Better Services

Even during these tough times, when government budgets are being stretched to the max, we’re committed to protecting the quality-of-life that underpins our economy. More...

Guest Column

The Active Consumer

Sick of eating at those chain restaurants where you’re waiting outside for an hour just to have lunch? More...

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