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SUSPECT ARRESTED IN MAY SHOOTING

They say that, sooner or later, whatever transgressions you might have committed in life will catch up with you. More...

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Children Should Be Vaccinated Before School Year Starts: Sampson

One of the most popular health observances is in August as the National Immunization Awareness Month is recognized. The observance provides the community with an opportunity to learn about vaccines and update their immunization records. More...

Hundreds Of Community Residents AttendLocal Night Out Against Crime Events

The 28th National Night Out Against Crime, which was held locally on Tuesday, may have drawn record numbers across the country, according to early reports. More...

Hundreds Of Community Residents AttendLocal Night Out Against Crime Events

Over in Marine Park, the 63rd Precinct Community Council held its Night Out, which was also well attended, and featured an array of entertainment from dance groups and bands to games and a clown, who thrilled the littlest ones. More...

This Week's Attitude

This Week’s Attitude

Atheists Will Just Have To Bear With WTC Cross

Two intersecting steel beams that fused together — and became known as the World Trade Center cross — due to the intense heat that also caused the collapse of the Twin Towers on September 11, 2001, were recently moved to a permanent home More...

From The Mayor...

FROM THE MAYOR’S DESK...

Seeking Top Quality Education For New York City’s Students

New York City’s children deserve the best. The best teachers. The best principals. The best schools. More...

Guest Column

The Active Consumer

The hot summer sun can do more than stifle your breathing. If you're not wearing the right eye protection, it can ruin your sight, too! More...

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Other News

Walmart Protestors Force Meeting Site Change

It was an invitation-only meeting, but scores of uninvited East New York residents hovered around the outside of a private office building near Atlantic Avenue and Eastern Parkway Thursday as officials of Walmart met with local business leaders to di More...

Off-Duty Cop Arrests A Suspect Who Allegedly Assaulted Him

A Canarsie off-duty police officer arrested a resident of Bayview Houses last week and charged him with punching him in the face during a dispute the officer and his brother had with him recently, according to a report filed with the 69th Precinct. More...

Afternoon Collision On Avenue M

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Letters/Opinion

What's Your Opinion?

QUESTION: Although the next mayoral election is two years away, a recent poll named Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly as the front-runner. If the contest were to be held now, would you vote for Kelly or someone else?
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Gay Marriage: Two More Views

Editor: Last week, Pastor Cristoph Schulze expressed his view (Letters, 7/28/11) that the voting public should have been consulted about the issue of legalizing gay marriage. More...

Editor:

I’m in agreement with Rev. Christoph Schulze, who wrote an astute edi-torial appearing in the Courier (7/28/11), denouncing the recently passed same-sex marriage bill. More...

View From the Middle

View From The Middle

America’s Space Program: We’re Not Dead Yet!

I t strikes me personally as very sad that our space program has now taken a back seat to....to... everything else. More...

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