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“Fallen Brother” Laid To Rest In Canarsie

Mourners gathered en masse on Saturday, April 14th for Francky Aleger, the off-duty auxiliary police officer who was shot and killed about ten blocks near his home on Glenwood Road. More...

Bullet Shatters Windows On Parked SUV On East 92nd Street

When Desmond Stanislaus of D-S Auto Care, Inc. walked to his SUV parked near the corner of East 92nd Street and Conklin Avenue Monday morning, he started to get into the driver’s seat and saw a small hole in the left side of the windshield. More...

A Message To The Community On Our 91st Birthday

It was 1921. President Warren G. Harding was just getting his feet wet on the White House lawn, having been in office a mere six weeks. More...

Telling It Like It Is

Telling It Like It Is

Parents Should Help Get To The Root Of Bullying

Going to school is supposed to prepare children for the future. More...

View From the Middle

View From The Middle

The NRA: They’ve Always Got Friends In High Places

Saw this horrible statistic the other day that said something like 68 percent of the American people are in favor of the National Rifle Association (NRA). More...

Journalism Vérité

Journalism- Vérité

The Blurring Lines Between Film And Journalism

As current events become increasingly dramatic, people often find themselves saying, “this is just like a film.” While this off-the-cuff remark may be merely hyperbole, it is also a reckless statement. More...

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Letters/Opinion

What's Your Opinion?

QUESTION: EAST FLATBUSH AND CANARSIE RESIDENTS, ALONG WITH CITY COUNCILMAN JUMAANE WILLIAMS, HAVE BEEN PROTESTING A HOTEL PROPOSED FOR FOSTER AVENUE AND EAST 59TH STREET. WHAT DO YOU THINK OF A HOTEL LOCATED NEAR CANARSIE?
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Alcoholics Anonymous: A Note of Thanks

Editor: From time to time we write our public media friends to thank them for helping us to observe our longstanding tradition of anonymity for members of Alcoholics Anonymous. More...

Perseverance Pays Off

Dear Editor: How’s this for a local human interest story: In several 2002 issues of your paper, you made mention of my then 7- year-old son Matthew Zalon’s exploits on the base-ball diamond when he played for PSAL. More...

Sports

South Shore Boys Relay Team Strikes Gold At Mayor’s Cup

Fresh from their record breaking indoor run recently, South Shore Vikings boys sprint relay team took a step towards achieving more glory in the outdoor season by producing a fine start at the Mayor’s Cup Track Meet for High Schools at Ichan St More...

Challengers Cut Down Panthers For T20 Cricket Title

Challengers, one of the better cricket teams in Brooklyn, sounded a warning to its rivals by producing a powerful display to win the Brooklyn Millat Sports T20 competition, which concluded last weekend at Marine Park. More...

A Hometown View From Albany

A Hometown View From Albany

An Energized GOP Keeps Rolling Along

Whether it’s the Brooklyn GOP or State GOP the Grand Old Party is feeling mighty grand these days. It remains to be seen if their upbeat attitude holds up after Election Day. More...

Guest Column

Doctor, Doctor

Microwave Thermotherapy’s Effect On Prostate Cancer

A recent column was devoted to answering a question posed by a caller regarding the effect of transurethral microwave thermotherapy on the prostate. More...

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