March 22, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

CABBY ROBBED AT GUNPOINT

Cops Seek Two Suspects In Livery Cab Robbery

A video taken by a surveillance camera inside a livery cab shows striking images of two suspects allegedly in the act of robbing the driver early last Saturday at the corner of East 88th Street and Seaview Avenue. More...

Other News

Injured Man Is Possible Link To East 76th Street Shooting

Police are asking residents in an East 76th Street apartment building about a shooting that took place Monday evening, which resulted in one man being wounded. More...

Two Accidents In Canarsie Within 24 Hours

Firefighters and other emergency service units were called into action twice within 24 hours as two tragic accidents, resulting in multiple injuries, occurred in our community. More...

HORRIFIC CRASH ON AVENUE L

Police said three people were injured when their cars collided Saturday at 4:30 p.m. at the corner of East 92nd Street and Avenue L. More...

Telling It Like It Is

Telling It Like It Is

Closing The Books On Old Fashioned Forms Of Information

The last time I went to one of our local libraries for a research book might have been when I was in college. The last “heavy” research paper I had to write was a ten page Women's Studies course project. More...

View From the Middle

View From The Middle

Eating Crow? Well, That’s Just Part Of The Political Game!

I suppose I should have known my own column would backfire on me...and it’s now time to eat humble pie. More...

Guest Column

THE POINTING FINGER BY DR. STEPHEN FINGER

“Are You Kidding?...”

....were the words immortalized by Nancy Pelosi when she was asked whether ObamaCare was ‘constitutional.’ Imagine, asking Congress if it was acting within the legitimate powers granted to it under the Constitution, the nerve of those per More...

Special Sections

Letters/Opinion

What's Your Opinion?

QUESTION: The city’s Design Commission held a final hearing last week on a pilot project the Parks Department has been pushing for more than a year – replacing a five-block stretch of the aging 2.5-mile boardwalk with concrete and plastic for Coney Island’s boardwalk. Will you be heading to the boardwalk a lot this summer and what do you think of replacing the wooden planks?
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Sports

Lady Vikings JVs Capture City Championship

Going into its girls Junior Varsity basketball championship game against top seeded Tottenville on Friday, South Shore head coach Stewart Jamieson was confident that his squad would emerge victorious. More...

Nine HES Swimmers Place High In Junior Olympics Meet

This past weekend, the United States Metropolitan Swimming Association held its annual Junior Olympics meet. Over 45 teams attended the meet and brought their best competitors. More...

A Hometown View From Albany

A Hometown View From Albany

Three Seek To Unseat Gillibrand As Junior U.S. Senator

Area Congressman Bob Turner is among three candidates to receive the U.S. Senate nomination from the New York Republican State Committee vying to unseat incumbent Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, a freshman Democrat. More...

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