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School Bakes Up A Fundraiser For Japanese Earthquake Victims

The entire school community of Public School 115, the Daniel Mucatel School on East 92nd Street, is proud to have supported the American Red Cross in its ongoing relief efforts for the devastating earthquake and tsunami that struck Japan on March 11t More...

Autograph Collector Remembers Letter From Elizabeth Taylor

When Lou Schlamowitz started collecting photos and autographs of famous people, more than 60 years ago, his intention was centered not on Hollywood, stage and other entertainment celebrities, but more on historical figures like military men and women More...

Remembrance In Canarsie Of This Woman Who Made History

It was 1984 and Congresswoman Geraldine Ferraro was making her mark as she stood next to Democratic Presidential Candidate Walter Mondale and waved to the crowd that just anointed her as Mondale’s choice for vice president, the first woman to b More...

Sports

Top International Handball Players Compete In HES Tournament

The top handball players from both coasts and overseas recently competed for the prestigious USHA Pro 1-Wall Doubles presented by WPH and the SkyBounce International at the Hebrew Educational Society (HES). More...

This Week's Attitude

Nuclear Energy Debate Reignited After Troubles In Japan

Thiis Week’’ s Attiitude

Sixty-five years ago our nation got caught up in two events triggered by World War II that still have significance — a population explosion and the first tactical nuclear detonations. More...

From The Mayor...

FROM THE MAYOR’’SS DESSK......

New Blueprint For City’s Waterfront

New York is one of the world’s great waterfront cities. In fact, our web of bays, rivers, and inlets gives us more shoreline than Seattle, San Francisco, Chicago, and Portland, Oregon combined. More...

Guest Column

The Active Consumer

Ah…summer – filled with warm and sunny days ‘chillaxing’ by the beach or pool. Those days are inching their way closer – are you ready to dive into the waters? More...

Special Sections

Other News

Real Fire Drill At I.S. 68

Local firefighters mingle outside Isaac Bildersee I.S. 68 on East 82nd Street early Tuesday afternoon after they rushed to the school following a report of a fire in a first floor science lab. More...

Flyer Cites New Law So Motorists Can Clear The Air

The above flyer, which was distributed in schools in the local area last week, elaborates on new laws and rules regarding vehicles idling in areas adjacent to schools, public and private. More...

March Council Meeting Covers Several Issues

The auditorium at the Hebrew Educational Society was packed at the March 69th Precinct Community Council meeting where a wide range of local issues were discussed. More...

Letters/Opinion

What's Your Opinion?

QUESTION: Do you think riders should be allowed to eat and drink while traveling on the subway? Briefly explain why you agree or disagree.
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Why Aren’t Our Civic Groups Working With Each Other?

Op-Ed

Seeing the same faces at community meetings is often a welcome sign when I have an assignment. More...

“Just Another Tale”

Editor: I usually enjoy reading View from the Middle, but sometimes columnist Charles Rogers seems to be living in the past. What’s more, his recent column was just another tale from his storied past. More...

View From the Middle

Pray That Some Programs Escape State Budget Cuts

View From The Middle

I f you’ll look closely at the calendar, you’ll notice tonight is the deadline for the New York State budget to be submitted and signed. More...

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