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Court officer brings excitement of cotillion to Brooklyn youth

Judges and lawyers are known for serving members of their communities outside of courtroom. … Full Article

'Good time' is God's gift, series says

The Rev. Nadine Hundertmark, interim pastor of First Presbyterian Church, leads a brief Adult Education Series, “God’s Gift of Time.” … Full Article

BIG RACIST GULP! Foes call Bloomberg's soda ban RACIST!

Opponents of New York City's limit on the size of sugary drinks are raising questions of racial fairness alongside other complaints as the novel restriction faces a court test. … Full Article

Will longer school year help or hurt America's students?

Did your kids moan that winter break was way too short as you got them ready for the first day back in school? They might get their wish of more holiday time off under proposals catching on around the country to lengthen the school year. … Full Article

Did NYC Housing Authority blow it? After Sandy mess, City Council holds hearing

At a New York City Council oversight hearing on Thursday, council members expressed dismay over the New York City Housing Authority’s (NYCHA) feeble response to … Full Article

Struck NY pushes through 2nd day of school bus walkout

A standoff between striking school bus drivers looking for job protections and a city administration that says they just can't have them has the potential to go on for some time, observers said, as parents struggle to get to work on time while scrambling to figure out  … Full Article

Burnt body found on Gerritsen Beach ID'd as 14-year-old girl

The burnt, naked body of a girl found in a weedy patch on Gerritsen Beach this past Sunday has been identified as that of a missing 14-year-old girl, N … Full Article

Hynes announces new six-week program for at-risk girls at Brownsville Center

Kings County District Attorney Charles J. Hynes on Friday announced a new six-week program that will take place at his Back on Track center in Brownsville.   … Full Article

Are smokers in a building? Prospective buyers, tenants have a right to know

We all have the right to make healthy decisions concerning our home.  As a medical doctor, I know that most families want to protect their loved ones from potential health risks, especially at home.  New York City has the highest concentration of multi-unit housing in the country, which means mos … Full Article

Rebuilding in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy

Hurricane Sandy left devastation and personal tragedy in its wake on Staten Island.  It also left us with staggering governing challenges for the rebuilding of the borough. … Full Article


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