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Rep. Towns Rallies With Workers Over Health Coverage At Brookdale Hospital

Congressman Edolphus ‘Ed” Towns addressed Brookdale University Hospital workers ( 1199 SEIU United Healthcare Workers) last Friday at a rally outside of the facility on Rockaway Parkway. More...

Mary Queen Of Heaven Monsignor Nourishes The Soul And The Body

How do you compare food for the body with food for the soul? Monsignor Jamie Gigantiello provides both. More...

Letters/Opinion

What's Your Opinion

QUESTION: On July 1st, Florida will be the first state to require drug testing when applying for welfare. Would you want New York to adopt a similar law? Agree or disagree? Briefly explain.
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We Will Miss You, Sadie

Editor: I needed to write this, because not to do so would have been a sad goodbye to a great lady. The lady’s name was Sadie Mistretta, an icon and longtime rasesident of Canarsie. More...

From The Mayor...

City Opens Two New Parks

New York City’s parks are one of our greatest resources. They’re peaceful retreats amid the hustle and bustle of the city. They’re places to exercise and get fresh air. More...

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City Council Votes To Approve Sale Of Canarsie Cemetery

Canarsie Cemetery has been sold — but the slow moving bureaucracy will take a few more months for the transaction to be finalized. More...

P.S. 114/Charter Controversy Topic At Meeting Again

In October 2010, P.S.114, Ryder Elementary School, was in danger of closing. Parents and teachers worked diligently and fought to save the failing school for several months until they claimed victory this past March. More...

New Paerdegat Basin Span Taking Shape

Extensive work to repair or reconstruct seven spans along the Belt Parkway will continue until at least 2016, according to city officials, but progress is evident as new bridge takes shape over Paerd More...

This Week's Attitude

This Week’s Attiitude

Palin The Patriot Has Her Own Version Of U.S. History

Listen my children and you shall hear…the dopiest revision of American history you’ll ever read. More...

View From the Middle

View From The Middle

Take A Tip From Germany: Nuke Energy’s Too Risky

Did you see what Germany’s doing? They’re slowly getting rid of all their nuclear reactors and, after 2022, will rely solely on other means of providing energy for their continuing existence. Good move, Chancellor Angela Merkel! More...

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