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Starrett City Boy’s Disappearance Resembles Etan Patz Case

As FBI and NYPD forensic experts focus their attention on the 33-year-old case of the disappearance of six year old Etan Patz in lower Manhattan, we are reminded of an incident that took place in our neighborhood over two years ago when a nine-year-o More...

Cobblestone Theft Suspect's Death Under Investigation

The NYPD Internal Affairs Unit is investigating the death of a 27- year-old Bay View Houses man who, after allegedly taking cobblestones from the grounds around the complex on April 12th. More...

Power To The People: Nazareth Regional High School Remains Open

Nazareth Regional High School has been rescued, and will remain open! More...

Telling It Like It Is

Telling It Like It Is

Why Are Women Still Behind Men In Getting Equal Pay?

Since I've already voiced my opinion on the effectiveness and importance of raising New York's minimum wage, I realized last week there's another issue that's been quite unsettling in the workforce: equal pay for men and women. More...

A Hometown View From Albany

A Hometown View From Albany

Jeffries Gets Ready For a Life in Congress

Assemblyman Hakeem Jeffries is a young, handsome attorney who worked for one of Manhattan’s top law firms and for the Tiffany Network, CBS, before being elected to the state Legislature in 2005. More...

Guest Column

Are Your “Shoulds” Dictating The Way You Live?

Some people go to great extremes to be perfect, exceptional and special, so that they will feel superior and good about themselves, and other people will admire them. Being a supreme being is not easy work. More...

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Letters/Opinion

What's Your Opinion?

QUESTION: STATE SENATOR ERIC ADAMS WANTS TO PROPOSE LEGISLATION THAT WILL ALLOW TRANSIT WORKERS — INCLUDING BUS DRIVERS — TO BE ARMED WITH TASERS, OR STUN GUNS. DO YOU THINK THIS IS A GOOD IDEA? WHY OR WHY NOT?

“I don’t think it’s a good idea at all. First of all, they already have security there. Let the cops do their job. More...

Historian Rectifies Facts On Courier Milestone

Dear Editor: I am writing in response to the recent article regarding the 91st anniversary of the Canarsie Courier. More...

And Here’s Another View

Re: View from The Middle 4/19 Dear Mr. Rogers, Are you jumping onboard the Dismantling of our Constitution Band Wagon? Let’s lose or try to lose another Amendment?! Really, All that needs to be said is..........Germany, 1939. More...

Sports

Kadecia Baird Reigns Supreme At New York Relays

Having established herself as New York’s premier schoolgirl quarter-miler, Kadecia Baird is taking on the shorter sprints. She made a big impact at the New York Relays meet last Saturday as the outdoor track and field season gathers steam. More...

View From the Middle

View From The Middle

Government Foolishness And Our Loss Of Pride

I don’t think I can be called a prude. Not in the classic sense of the word anyway, I suppose. So when I see a Playboy centerfold, frankly, I don’t turn my head, nor do I giggle with embarrassment. More...

Journalism Vérité

Journalism- Vérité

Is Politics Just A Game Of Musical Chairs?

In the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel and Oscar winning film All the King’s Men, the character Jack Burden begins as an idealistic reporter. He soon becomes the right-hand man of the up-and-coming southern political candidate Willie Stark. More...

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