April 7, 2011 RSS feed / Other News

DOC Extends CEC Applications Deadline

The Department of Education last month launched the 2011 Community and Citywide Education Council Elections. More...

Paycheck Fairness: Progress for America’s Women

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A s we mourn the passing of Geraldine Ferraro, and honor her extraordinary life, women today must not forget the words she said in her 1984 convention speech, “The issue is not what America can do for women, but what women can do for America.&r More...

Cars Collide — No Foolin’

April Fool’s Day was no joke for two drivers who got into an accident on Avenue L, near East 92nd Street, last Friday afternoon. More...

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Want to see things in a different light? Maybe you need glasses! The best place to go for a stylish prescription is Sterling Optical at 423 Fulton Street. More...

CEC Meeting Tackles National Issue — Childhood Obesity

In efforts to address issues beyond the classroom, the District 18 Community Educational Council’s (CEC) monthly meeting this week dealt with a topic that even has the concern of First Lady Michelle Obama — childhood obesity. More...

Landlords Face Harsher Bedbug Penalties

NEW YORK (AP) — Despite the itchy rise to prominence of bedbugs around New York City, officials have long been limited in what they could do to get negligent landlords to address the spread of the minuscule critters. More...

JCCC Serves Up Honors At Annual Breakfast

Every year, the Jewish Community Council of Canarsie (JCCC) hosts an elaborate kosher breakfast where civic leaders, elected officials and other V.I.Ps are honored. More...

Sales Tax Exemption A Welcome Relief For Consumers, Businesses

As the state passed a difficult, ontime budget, one marked by painful cuts to close a $10 billion budget gap, cash-strapped families and clothing retailers will get needed relief. More...

ROBOTICS CHAMPS RAISING FUNDS TO PAY FOR TRIP TO NATIONAL COMPETITION

The Brooklyn high school team that beat out dozens of city schools at last month’s robotics competition has raised half of the $20,000 it needs to attend next month’s national competition in St. Louis. More...

Spring Cleaning: Sprucing Up NY For The New Season

Spring is the traditional time of the year for planting, weeding and sprucing up our city. More...

YESTERDAY & TODAY

Bus shelters citywide in the early 1980s were riddled with graffiti and vandalism. More...

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