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The Beat Goes On, As Students Know They Can Dance

When Public School 115 held its first spring Dance Dance Festival in 1986, no likely imagined the event would still be going on 25 years later. But they were wrong. More...

Breukelen Houses Apartment Makeover Long Past Due

Breukelen Houses resident Margaret Miles has lived in her first floor Williams Avenue apartment since 1970. Within that time period, until now, things have been pretty smooth as far as her apartment goes. More...

Ed Council Notes Progress During School Year; PS 114 Forum Friday

“It has been a trying year, to say the least. More...

Letters/Opinion

What's Your Opinion?

QUESTION: A bill introduced in the City Council will require delivery and messenger bicycles to have license plates and proof of insurance to help make the streets safer from reckless cyclists. Do you agree or disagree? Briefly explain.
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To The Governor

Editor’s Note: Canarsie activist Gerry Weiner sent the first letter to Gover-nor Cuomo in Albany. Mrs. Weiner received the governor’s answer in the second. Dear Governor Cuomo: More...

To The Governor

Governor Cuomo answers: Dear Ms. Weiner: Thank you for sharing your concerns about the Canarsie community. I am always happy to receive input as I work toward making New York the Empire State once again. More...

Special Sections

Other News

Rep. Towns Stepping Into Brookdale Dispute

U. S. Representative Edolphus “Ed” Towns released the following statement on Tuesday in response to the dispute between the 1199 SEIU United Healthcare Workers and Brookdale Hospital: More...

SEEMS LIKE OLD TIMES AT JOB FAIR

Over 1,000 residents made it their job to be sharp and motivated when Senator John Sampson hosted his second annual Job Fair on Friday at Holy Family School. More...

Another Tree Will Grow In Brooklyn

Kim Padula’s and Kristina Tramontano’s Public School 244 first grade class (pictured), in conjunction with Arbor Day, learned that the world would be a better place to live if everyone did something to help our planet. More...

This Week's Attitude

Thiis Week’’ s Attiitude

Obama In Border War Over Out-Of-Context Quote

The furor about Israel returning to its 1967 borders has quieted down in the last few weeks, but it came to mind Sunday as I watched the Celebrate Israel Parade march up Fifth Avenue and listened as onlookers along the route debated the issue. More...

From The Mayor...

FROM THE MAYOR’S DESK...

City Kicks Off “Make New York Your Own Gym” Health Effort

About the best thing you can do for your health is to be physically active. Exercise, even as simple as walking 30 minutes a day, five days a week, can keep you from gaining extra weight. More...

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