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Beraca Baptist Church Hosts Food Pantry For Storm Victims

On the third Saturday of every month, the Beraca Baptist Church holds its monthly food drive. Lots of people in the community frequent the pantry in need of food, water and other supplies that have been donated by members of the community. More...

Sandy Hook Massacre Causes Nationwide Groundswell

In light of the tragedy at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut school safety— along with a host of other issues— has reverberated nationwide. More...

Driver And Passenger Seriously Injured In Rockaway Parkway Crash

It took nearly an hour for firefighters to safely remove a couple from their SUV last Friday after it apparently crashed into a tree on Rockaway Parkway near Flatlands Avenue. The accident happened around 3 p.m. More...

Sports

South Shore Girls Basketball Keeps PSAL Undefeated Streak Intact

It was a good week for South Shore’s Lady Vikings hoops, as they defeated JFK Campus and Midwood High School to run their PSAL record to 7-0 on the season. More...

South Shore Boys Hoops Proving It’s Among City’s Elite

South Shore has played in the shadow of more established basketball programs in the PSAL’s ultra competitive Brooklyn AA Division for several years, fighting tooth and nail for respect every step of the way. More...

UCONN-Bound Terrence Samuel Leads Vikings Program’s Resurgence

As a freshman in 2009, point guard Terrence Samuel could’ve chosen just about any city high school to attend to play basketball. More...

Special Sections

Letters/Opinion

What's Your Opinion?

Question: In light of the Connecticut shootings at the Sandy Hook Elementary School, how do you feel about the gun laws in New York? More...

Anecdote

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“We Won’t Forget!”

Dear Ms. Rosa: Thank your for participating in our 24th annual Walk To End Alzheimer’s! The Walk is the Alzheimer’s Association New York City Chapter’s largest fundraising and public awareness event. More...

Telling It Like It Is

Telling It Like It Is

How Do We Prepare Children For Acts Of Senseless Violence?

District Attorney Charles Hynes and the police department hosted their gun buyback event last week. According to the reports, over 100 firearms were handed in anonymously in the borough. More...

View From the Middle

View From The Middle

These 20 Angels Now Have A Purpose In Heaven

The tears flow easily nowadays. And more frequently. The sticking in the throat scratches with more of a tingle now, when we hear of the slaughter of the children in Newtown, Connecticut, a town no more than 65 miles northwest of New York City. More...

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