May 24, 2012 RSS feed / Other News

“Save Our Schools” Heard Loud And Clear At Two Public Hearings

“We don't agree that we should be suffocated and have our schools overcrowded,” said precocious sixth grader Felisha Beckford during a public hearing at John Wilson I.S. 211 on Thursday, May 17th. More...

Tenants Complain About Unsightly And Dangerous Conditions

Bayview Houses residents Arthur and Linda Kobrinsky have submitted twenty-two repair tickets to NYC Housing Authority management over the last few months, to no avail. More...

Family Fun At Annual H.E.S. Street Fair

Hundreds turned out at the Hebrew Educational Society Sunday for their annual Street Fair, which included fun activities for youngsters and a variety of talent shows. More...

Anecdote

ANECDOTE FLASHBACK Originally published 6/4/2009

© 2009 Jonathan Gies More...

Doctor, Doctor

A Classic Repeat Of A “Doctor, Doctor” Favorite

Benjamin Franklin, an American icon and one of the most respected of America’s founding fathers was, despite having only two years of formal schooling, a prolific inventor and scientific investigator. More...

VIEWS ON DENTAL HEALTH

Smoking And Oral Cancer

What does smoking have to do with oral health? It affects your whole mouth in many ways— none of which are beneficial. The most serious risk is the development of oral cancer. More...

Protest Planned To Address Bayview Man’s Death

Plans for a huge protest march have finalized in Canarsie. More...

Musical Skills Showcased At P.S. 279 Talent Show

Students from P.S. 279, The Herman Schreiber School, danced, rapped, sang, and performed piano and violin solos at their third and final fundraiser of the school year last Friday night. More...

Agency’s Say Pipeline Project Will Soon Benefit Residents

National Grid and Williams-Transco companies are working overtime to convince residents of Brooklyn that the controversial gas pipeline project would be safe for everyone and will eventually benefit consumers. More...

Public’s Help Wanted To Track Down Avenue L Thief

Police from the 69th Precinct are asking for the public’s help in tracking down an alleged thief who entered Richard’s Diner, a Caribbean and American restaurant located at 96-06 Avenue L More...

Recognizing National Missing Children’s Day

Back in 1979, six-year-old Etan Patz was on his way to school and disappeared from a New York City street corner in Greenwich Village. More...

Have You Resigned From The World Of People In Order To Avoid Anxiety?

Resignation is the term psychoanalyst Karen Horney used to describe the unconscious process withdrawing from active living. Resigned people live in emotional isolation. More...

Olive Leaf May Help With Blood Pressure

(NAPSI)—Good news for the aging baby boomer population and others: Blood pressure control is rated one of the most important health concerns and research shows that the bioactive compound oleuropein found in olive leaf extract helps support blo More...

DC Officials Trying To Make Homes Healthier

(AP) Officials in the nation's capital are evaluating homes with children who have been hospitalized with asthma and others with at-risk children or pregnant women to help eliminate environmental health threats. More...

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