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Carmine on his loneliness

Sunday Screech: Look, everybody needs somebody sometime — even Carmine. Comments (1)

Carmine touches on his lonliness

Big Screecher: Look, everybody needs somebody sometime — even Carmine. Comment

Carmine touches on his lonliness

Big Screecher: Look, everybody needs somebody sometime — even Carmine. Comment

Sony is a phony freedom fighter

A Britisher’s View: Hollywood elites need to act on their lip service about the Sony hack attack on the First Amendment. Comment

Holiday time with — and without — my daughters

The Dad: This week, the Dad wonders how much time he should demand his kids hang out with him. Comments (1)

The Standing O family wishes Holiday Cheer to all

Standing O: Standing O tips its yellow hat - Merry Christmas to all and to all a Good Year! Comment

Joanna’s Night Before Christmas

Not for Nuthin’: This week, Jo pens a Chrismas poem. Comment
Coney Island: Community Board 13 voted to have a street dedicated to “Speak Out” columnist Lou Powsner, and now the City Council needs to approve the measure. Comment

Stans tips for the holiday season

It’s Only My Opinion: This week, Stan lets you know how to get through the week. Comment

Omagod! Carmine’s steaks out ads!

Sunday Screech: This week, the Screecher learns the hard way how to save money! Comment

Steaks alive! Carmine almost gets swindled!

Big Screecher: This week, the Screecher nearly falls for the old bait and switch (or something like that)! Comment

‘Torture report’ inflicts agony on national morale

A Britisher’s View: The CIA does a great job of keeping America safe and sound, and does not need to be whipped into shape by Capitol Hill milksops who don’t know their arses from their elbows — or interrogation from torture — writes our columnist. Comment

Standing O is at it again!

Standing O: Brooklyn’s biggest booster is boosting bigger and better than ever. Comment

Standing O says, ‘Welcome to the neighborhood’

Standing O: Brooklyn’s biggest booster is boosting bigger and better than ever. Comment

National Grid makes big-hearted donation to St. Joseph’s High School

Standing O: Brooklyn’s biggest booster is boosting bigger and better than ever. Comment

Steph seeks the perfect holiday season

Fearless Living: All she wants for Christmas this year is sanity — and some pecks on the cheek. Comment

Jo’s got her tongue firmly in her cheek

Not for Nuthin’: That’s right, folks. It another one of those “If Joanna was mayor” columns. Comment

No matter how you spell it, it’s still a miracle

It’s Only My Opinion: I open this week, as I do every year at this time, by wishing my friend and colleague, Shavana Abruzzo, a very Happy Anniversary. Comment

Carmine loses control of his meeting!

Sunday Screech: How could it happen? The Screecher ignored? The nerve of these people! Comments (2)

This week, Carmine can’t get a word in edgewise!

Big Screecher: Let’s make one thing clear: When Carmine runs a meeting, it’s his meeting, not yours. Comment

Wills and Kate should have talked about the Islamization of Britain during their New York trip

A Britisher’s View: New York just bid Prince William and Dutchess Kate farewell, but the House of Windsor could be as dead as the Dodo if extremist Muslim trends continue in Britain, writes our columnist. Comment

Celebrating the unsung heroes of Brooklyn

Standing O: Standing O is shouting to the rafters for the borough’s star vollies. Comment

Standing O is at it again!

Standing O: Brooklyn’s biggest booster is boosting bigger and better than ever. Comment

Standing O is in the line up for Christmas moments

Standing O: Brooklyn’s biggest booster is boosting bigger and better than ever. Comment

The Dad ponders racism in diverse Brooklyn

The Dad: Let’s face it. Racism exists everywhere. Comments (7)

Freeze! I mean don’t freeze those eggs!

Not for Nuthin’: This week, Joanna takes on tech titans over postponing their female workers’ procreation. Comment

Making the Bard of Brooklyn work for his byline

Books: We give Walt Whitman feedback on his long-lost poem. Comment

Stan says: ‘Check your charities’

It’s Only My Opinion: They’re baa-ack! The holiday season is here, and with it comes the charity solicitations — and the scammers. Comment

Carmine spins a tale like no other

Sunday Screech: Carmine worked a little harder on last week’s column so we could bring it to you this week. Comment

Read Carmine now

Big Screecher: Alas, he may have cribbed some of it. Comment

Anarchists are killing America, much to the delight of ISIS and other demonic dregs

A Britisher’s View: Artless Americans are destroying this great nation, writes our columnist. Comment

Standing O is shouting out in Hawaiian

Standing O: Standing O and Maimonides share the heart Comment

Standing O is putting out the welcome mat

Standing O: Brooklyn’s biggest booster welcomes a new real estate maven. Comment

Standing O is at it again!

Standing O: Brooklyn’s biggest booster is boosting bigger and better than ever. Comment

In football as in life

Fearless Living: This week, Stephanie uses her son’s gridiron metaphor to help explain things. Comment

Jo says leave the Obama kids alone!

Not for Nuthin’: Yes, the President’s children are off limits, but no, a person shouldn’t lose their job over it! Comment

A little of this, and a little of that

It’s Only My Opinion: This week, our columnist prays for President Obama’s health. Comment

Wanna know who loves Carmine? Gay Talese, that’s who!

Big Screecher: This week, the Screecher hears from his biggest fan Comment

Where’s our global fury over increasingly violent Muslim extremism?

A Britisher’s View: The world needs to get its Tarzan on about Islamo-havoc, writes our columnist. Comment

FrostBiz is a warm welcome for seniors

Standing O: Brooklyn’s biggest booster is boosting bigger and better than ever. Comment

When suicide and the holidays meet

The Dad: This week, the Dad ponders the empty seat at the Thanksgiving table. Comment
Standing O: Light it up all the way with Standing O. Comment

Standing O is at it again!

Standing O: Brooklyn’s biggest booster is boosting bigger and better than ever. Comment

This year, Jo’s more thankful than ever

Not for Nuthin’: This week, our columnist challenges you to be more thankful than the year before. It might help your blood pressure. Comment

If you’ve got the time, Stan’s got the numbers

It’s Only My Opinion: They don’t lie, and neither does our columnist. Comment

Finally! Carmine gets sanctioned by Gay Talese

Sunday Screech: This week, the Screecher hears from his biggest fan. Comments (7)

Language barrier threatens Carmine’s calorie count!

Big Screecher: This week, the Screecher gets less of his required sustenance than required! Comment

Americans and legal immigrants play second fiddle to cocky illegals

A Britisher’s View: Illegal immigration insults legal immigrants, writes “A Britisher’s View.” Comment

Brooklyn is celebrating 137 years of Fresh Air fun.

Standing O: Brooklyn’s biggest booster is boosting bigger and better than ever. Comment

Standing O is at it again!

Standing O: Brooklyn’s biggest booster is boosting bigger and better than ever. Comment
Standing O: Assembylman Steven Cymbrowitz boosts neighborhood students for completing the Brooklyn Public Library’s summer reading challenge. Comment

The boy has boobs on the mind

Fearless Living: This week, Stephanie talks sex with her tween. Comment

How to get the mayor to work on time

Not for Nuthin’: This week, our columnist uses her own experience to explain how to get our prodigiously late leader to the show before the curtain falls. Comment

Stan channels the Dragnet soundtrack

It’s Only My Opinion: This week, our columnist let’s you know what is dumb-da-dumb-dumb! Comment

Carmine’s caloric intake seriously affected by language barrier

Sunday Screech: This week, the Screecher dosen’t get what he wants, even if he got what was coming to him! Comment

Sharon’s got a cut, and I pay the price!

Big Screecher: This week the Screecher brings you national, local, adn family news! Comment

Christian mercy v. Muslim spite

A Britisher’s View: A Staten Island judge showed a Muslim con clemency on the same week that a mob of Muslims burned alive a Christian couple on trumped up charges of blasphemy, exposing the devastating divide between Christian charity and Muslim cruelty, writes our columnist. Comment

Standing O is keeping the welcome light on

Standing O: Say hello to the newest veep of operations. Comment

Honoring America’s Vets

Standing O: Brooklyn’s biggest booster is boosting bigger and better than ever. Comment

Sports, and the rules fo the game

The Dad: This week, the Dad thinks back to a time — his — when being an athlete meant more than just winning. Comment

Drone delivery a pizza-lover’s dream come true

Not for Nuthin’: This week, Jo’s mouth is watering over a new way to get a piping hot meal. Comment

Stan on football, lawsuits, and taking risks

It’s Only My Opinion: This week, our columnist asks if when is a football player paid enough, and when can we cut to commercial. Comment

The world accroding to Carmine

Sunday Screech: Look, all you need to know is right here given to you straight by the Screecher. Comment

This week, the Screecher is loaded!

Big Screecher: Poor Carmine! He had so much to drink, he missed his daughter’s 40th birthday! Comment

There’s no comparsion between braveheart Bibi and President Chicken

A Britisher’s View: A senior Obama official blasting Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu “a chickens---” is another textbook example of how President Bam-Bam’s tweenie bopper administration rolls, writes our columnist. Comment

Standing O is sending positive vibes

Standing O: Shouting out for borough daughter Emily Farrington. Comment

The Greatest Brooklyn Hero

Standing O: Hurray for borough son Juan Lopez, a steamfitter with local 638 who was honored by the New York Building Construction Trades for going above and beyond the call of duty. Comment
Standing O: Boosting the good folks at Lutheran for their continued support of Breast Cancer awareness. Comment

Steph puts her kids in their place

Fearless Living: This week, our fearless mom does all she can to help her kids succeed. Comment

Why aren’t my kitties celebricats?

Not for Nuthin’: This week, Jo wants to use her pets to make some easy money. Comment

Yes, you may have no bananas

It’s Only My Opinion: In which our columnist asks why we let “undocumented” immigrant children with measles across our border, but he can’t bring a banana off a cruise ship. Comment

Here’s what happens when Carmine has too many margaritas!

Sunday Screech: Poor Carmine! He had so much to drink, he missed his daughter’s 40th birthday! Comments (1)

Carmine screeches for crossing guards!

Big Screecher: Look, I don’t want to say that they should be packing heat, but they need a raid. Comment

Cops gone wild, part two

A Britisher’s View: Witnesses speak about arrests gone awry — and a retired police officer and an undercover try to explain the lawlessness — in the final installment of our columnist’s two-part series on cop brutality. Comment

What the frack? Another perfect score

Standing O: Eco-conscious Assemblyman Steven Cymbrowitz scored top marks for his green advocacy from eco-activists. Comment

Still going strong at 100

Standing O: Brooklyn’s biggest booster is boosting bigger and better than ever. Comment

Greek tribute for Assemblywoman

Standing O: Bay Ridge Assemblywoman Nicole Malliotakis is named “Greek of the Year.” Comment

How Ebola affects the Dad’s decisions

The Dad: This week, the Dad faces his fears. Comments (3)

Ebola’s here, and Joanna is starting to panic

Not for Nuthin’: This week, our national-issues columnist scowers the web for all things Ebola — and comes back with some tough questions for our leaders. Comment

Stan offers some advice

It’s Only My Opinion: This week, our columnist tells you how there can be such a thing as a free lunch. Comment

Carmine says to pay everybody more — including him!

Sunday Screech: Look, you can never have enough money to stash away in a mattress under the floorboards in the attic! Comments (1)

Carmine can’t spend money even when he wants to

Big Screecher: This week, the Screecher tries to dip into his wallet, but, thankfully, the credit card company is looking out for him! Comment

Cops gone wild, part 1

A Britisher’s View: A Brooklyn cop-brutality victim, who received the largest verdict ever delivered in a national case 20 years ago, speaks with our columnist in this first installment of a two-part column on corruption in the NYPD. Comment

Standing O shouts out to new Healthfirst office

Standing O: Standing O is putting out the mat and turning on the lights for new managed care facility. Comment

Yes, I think I’ve got problems

Fearless Living: This week, Stephanie figures out that its best to walk a mile in someone’s shoes before blowing off their problems as insignificant. Comments (1)

Brooklyn Youth Chorus welcomes a new executive director

Standing O: Standing O is singing the praises of the new chief of the Grammy-winning organization. Comment

Standing O is at it again!

Standing O: Brooklyn’s biggest booster is boosting bigger and better than ever. Comment

A storage bin could make a good home for this homeless pack rat

Not for Nuthin’: This week, our columnist has some advice for the city on what it should do with its homeless. Comment

Stan brings out the ‘Dragnet’

It’s Only My Opinion: Not a week passes when I don’t read something in the newspaper that I find unintelligent, and I catch myself responding with the theme from “Dragnet” —Duuumb de DUMB dumb. Comment

Even when Carmine wants to spend money, he can’t!

Sunday Screech: This week, the Screecher tries to dip into his wallet, but his charge card company won’t let him! Comment

It happend! Camine saved by FDNY!

Big Screecher: This week, the Screecher gets trapped in a school yard! Comment

Mayor’s report card: blunders, groveling, cronyism, & bigotry

A Britisher’s View: This week, our columnist points out that phony Bill DeBlasio is a proud supporter of the black one-percent. Comment

Standing O is at it again!

Standing O: Hoban Run participants burned sneaker-rubber for a worthy cause. Comment

Stand up and cheer for ‘Exceptional’ employees

Standing O: Brooklyn’s biggest booster is boosting bigger and better than ever. Comment

Getting back into the college life

The Dad: This week, the Dad goes to Parents Weekend at his kid’s college and has the ride of his life. Comment

Bishop Kearney senior n the running for prestigious award

Standing O: Standing O is keeping its fingers crossed for Shannon Guerrero, a candidate for the Peter M. Flanigan Scholarship. Comment

Damn! Jo doesn’t think conformity looks good

Not for Nuthin’: This week, our columnist considers women’s rights and the hijab. Comment

Stan on credit cards and bureaucrats

It’s Only My Opinion: This week, our columnist tries to get some free airline miles, and remembers the workers at Queens Borough Hall. Comment

FDNY saves Carmine with the ‘Jaws Of Life’

Sunday Screech: Look, if you want to save the Screecher’s life, you’ve gotta go big. Comments (2)

Carmine takes a trip down memory lane

Big Screecher: This week, the Screecher remembers some of the hightlights of the Derek Jeter era. Comment

George, Amal, and Muslim thugs

A Britisher’s View: George Clooney’s wedding to Amal Alamuddin made headlines, but there was no buzz about the bride’s unblushing ties to nuts, says our columnist. Comment

Sure and begorrah: Irish eyes are smiling

Standing O: Brooklyn’s biggest booster is boosting bigger and better than ever. Comment

To monitor or not to monitor

Fearless Living: This week, Stephanie contemplates how much she should stick her nose into her kids’ business. Comments (1)

Standing O is heaping on the accolades for Maimonides

Standing O: Maimonides Medical Center is helping to lead the charge for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Comment

Let’s wipe out erectile dysfunction before ebola

Not for Nuthin’: This week, Joanna puts her tongue firmly in her cheek. Comment

Stan calls out the double-talk on ‘war’

It’s Only My Opinion: Our columnist compares Al Kelly to John Kerry Comment

Finally! Carmine gets into BJ’s

Big Screecher: This week, the Screecher pays a visit to the big-box store in his backyard. Comment

Carmine remembers the Jeter era

Sunday Screech: This week, the Screecher takes us back to a time before the Captain manned shortstop. Comment

Islamo-freaks are taking over the west — with the free world’s cooperation

A Britisher’s View: President Obama must stop demonizing America at the expense of Islam, and the international community must sanction the Muslim world, unless it uses its own muscle and money to destroy radical Islam, writes our columnist. Comment

Old street, new name

Standing O: Street is co-named for longtime public servant. Comment

Standing O is at it again!

Standing O: Brooklyn’s biggest booster is boosting bigger and better than ever. Comment

This Dad wants to make the world a better place

The Dad: This week, the Dad contemplates religious intolerance as hate crimes continue to rise. Comment

Shave and a hair cut - two bits

Standing O: New Carroll Gardens barber shop is a cut above the rest. Comment

Joanna has had it with “Haven”

Not for Nuthin’: I have tried. Really, truly I have, but I find that whatever interest I had in “Haven” has unfortunately disappeared — along with the Barn and Audrey Parker. Comment

Stan reflects on brick-and-mortar retail

It’s Only My Opinion: Our columnist notes the difference between being busy and making money. Comment

Nobody loves BJ’s more than Carmine

Sunday Screech: This week, the Screecher breaks down the good, the bad, and the ugly about the big-box store in his backyard. Comment

Carmine’s dance lessons are back!

Big Screecher: He’s doing it again! Carmine will teach you to dance — for free — from atop Tornado! Comment

The Department of Education deserves a dunce cap for promoting long-term bilingual programs

A Britisher’s View: The city must use its $25.9 billion budget to teach immigrant students English and not keep them tethered to its long-term bilingual programs — and a life of disadvantage — writes our columnist. Comment

Give a heartfelt hug to Maimonides Medical Center

Standing O: Standing O is sending out hearts to the heart center. Comment

Standing O is at it again!

Standing O: Brooklyn’s biggest booster is boosting bigger and better than ever. Comment
Standing O: Brooklyn’s biggest booster is boosting bigger and better than ever. Comment

Finding my way back to happy

Fearless Living: This week, Stephanie breaks down her way of keeping a smile on her face. Comments (1)

Ten minutes saves Jo a bundle on car insurance

Not for Nuthin’: When it comes to Joanna’s car insurance company of choice, nothing lasts forever. Comment

Stan experiences the miracle of flight

It’s Only My Opinion: This week, columnist can’t believe his eyes. Comment

Carmine comes out strong against violence

Sunday Screech: The Screecher says there’s a better way to work out your frustrations — on the dance floor! Comment

Carmine does as the Zenith says

Big Screecher: This week, the Screecher learns the hard way that you can’t trust everything you see on television. Comment

Lame-brain Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito rebuffs the national anthem on 9-11

A Britisher’s View: Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito is a top city official, second only to the mayor, but she thought it fine to put her personal opinion ahead of her public duty and disrespect the national anthem on the thirteenth anniversary of America’s worst day, says our columnist. Comment

Tripping the light fantastic with salsa dancing

Standing O: Standing O is dancing all night long with salsa champ Brianna Rios. Comment

Standing O is lobbing one over the net for borough tennis ace

Standing O: Brooklyn’s biggest booster is boosting bigger and better than ever. Comment

Standing O is at it again!

Standing O: Brooklyn’s biggest booster is boosting bigger and better than ever. Comment

Teaching the lessons of Ray Rice to my teens

The Dad: This week, the Dad has a teachable moment. Comments (1)

Tunnel’s reopening makes this a September to remember

Not for Nuthin’: This week, Jo gets back on the rails! Comment

Stan’s has his opinions on Israel

It’s Only My Opinion: This week, Gershbein weighs in on the Middle East. Comment

For Carmine, life barely worth living without TV Guide

Sunday Screech: This week, the Screecher learns their is no replacing his favorite magazine about his second-favorite pasttime after eating. Comment

Carmine’s shopping spree at Gateway II good for the economy

Big Screecher: This week, the Screecher does his part — even if it is against his will. Comment

Muslims need to form an international peace movement to root out the radicals

A Britisher’s View: The Muslim world is dozing at the wheel while Islamo-thugs amplify their terrorism, writes our columnist. Comment

Standing O is shouting out to Poly Prep alumnae

Standing O: Brooklyn’s biggest booster is boosting bigger and better than ever. Comment

Standing O says ‘Thanks, Joan’ for splitting our sides all these years

Standing O: Brooklyn’s biggest booster sends a tearful shout-out to late comedy queen Joan Rivers. Comment

My junior stress relived — through my kids

Fearless Living: This week, Stephanie remembers what is was like to be locked out in sixth grade. Comments (2)

Standing O is at it again!

Standing O: A shout-out to Lutheran Family Health Center for hosting a back-to-school blast. Comment

Jo’s has it with all these ‘belfies’

Not for Nuthin’: This week, our columnist takes on Hollywood stars who take photos of themselves in compromising positions. Comment

Stan has the numbers, you add it up

It’s Only My Opinion: It’s another week of percentages for Stan. Comment

Carmine’s latest spree boosts Dow Jones Industrial Average

Sunday Screech: In this week’s Screech, Carmine laments the fact that he ever rolled into the new Burlington Coat Factory off the Belt Parkway. Comments (1)

Carmine’s had it with all this interference!

Big Screecher: The Screecher says you’ve got to stop reading the lies on the internet, and start listening to him like you used to. Comment

Heroic 9-11 Firefighter Joseph Patrick Henry — gone but not forgotten

A Britisher’s View: Firefighter Joseph Patrick Henry made the supreme sacrifice on 9-11, perishing with his entire unit from Ladder 21 in Manhattan. His brother, Michael Henry, speaks with A Britisher’s View on the 14th anniversary of the World Trade Center terror attacks. Comment
Standing O: Brooklyn’s biggest booster is clinking the glasses for happiness for Madison and Mike Comment

Happy first anniversary to Barrister Mike Connors on the air

Standing O: Brooklyn’s biggest booster is boosting bigger and better than ever. Comment

Stand up and cheer for the end of summer camp

Standing O: Standing O is Brooklyn’s biggest booster. Comment

To curfew or not to curfew

The Dad: This week, the Dad wonders what’s best for his youngest when it comes to staying out late. Comments (1)

Guns don’t kill, stupidity does

Not for Nuthin’: You can’t fix stupid. So says comic Ron White. True that. But who takes the award for the most stupid? Tough question, ain’t it? Comment

Stan says remember IRS, Alamo

It’s Only My Opinion: The events in Ferguson, Mo., Gaza and Iraq have pushed Lois Lerner off the front page. U.S. citizens have no love for the Internal Revenue Service. In fact, most of America fears the department and harbors more than just a bit of dislike for it. If the GOP does a decent job of reminding us of the things Miss Lerner allegedly (must always remember to use that word) did, it may be able to pick up a few extra votes in the next election. Comment

Carmine can’t believe he’s not the center of attention!

Sunday Screech: This week, the Screecher says you better stop watching the YouTube and start reading the Screecher! Comments (3)

Carmine wishes himself a happy 79th

Big Screecher: Nobody parties like the screecher, and this week, he parties like he’s 79! Comment

The internet — the revolution of our age — turns 45 years old on Tuesday

A Britisher’s View: The electronic superhighway celebrates its 45th birthday on Sept. 2, and its pros and cons are kingdoms of marvel and cesspits of horror, writes our columnist. Comment

100 candles burning brightly

Standing O: Another Standing O for another Brooklyn centenarian! Comment
Standing O: Brooklyn’s biggest booster is welcoming Genesis to the Bensonhurst ‘hood. Comment

Back to school doesn’t have to mean back to screaming

Fearless Living: This week, Stephanie figures there’s got to be a better way to transition from play time to school time. Comment

Standing O is at it again!

Standing O: Brooklyn’s biggest booster is boosting bigger and better than ever. Comment

Spoiler alert! Jo’s never had a better cup of joe!

Not for Nuthin’: Face it, you would do the same thing if your coffee maker broke Comment

Stan thinks murderers ought to suffer

It’s Only My Opinion: Several weeks ago I wrote. Comment

Biggest man on Mulberry Street: Carmine parties with his old pals!

Sunday Screech: It was like Little Italy all over again when the Screecher celebrated his 79th birthday with his pals from fifth grade! Except the conversation was a bit dark. Comments (1)

Carmine from the block! The Screecher joins the party!

Big Screecher: This week, Carmine has a blast at one of them thar block parties. Comment

The Battle of Brooklyn played a pivotal role in the nation’s creation

A Britisher’s View: There might not be a Brooklyn — or even an America — if not for the sacrifices of the revolutionaries who fought in the Battle of Brooklyn, which commemorates its 238 anniversary on Aug. 27. Comment

Get on the list! These businesses get our seal of approval

For whatever reason, theses guys aren’t signed and sealed as Brooklyn Made, so we remedied the oversight. Comment

Another centenarian sensation!

Standing O: Brooklyn’s biggest booster is boosting bigger and better than ever. Comment

Standing O is at it again!

Standing O: Brooklyn’s biggest booster is boosting bigger and better than ever. Comment

Standing O wishing another happy birthday!

Standing O: He’s 103 years young! Comment

The case of the college kid’s car

The Dad: This week, the Dad wonders if he should help finance his oldest plan to start cruising the campus. Comments (1)

Get on the list! These businesses get our seal of approval

For whatever reason, theses guys aren’t signed and sealed as Brooklyn Made, so we remedied the oversight. Comments (4)

Jo remebers what it was like to not go to Woodstock

Not for Nuthin’: Look, you couldn’t be everywhere in the ’60s. Comment

Stan gets all international on us

It’s Only My Opinion: This week, our columnist fills you in on news from around the world — especailly the Mid-East. Comment

The summer: When Carmine eats his way through block parties

Sunday Screech: Look, there’s nothing more enjoyable than al fresco dining — for free! Comments (7)

Carmine’s hits another milestone-birthday surprise party

Big Screecher: Nobody likes a party — or describes the food at one — better than the Screecher. Comment

Send a ‘woof’ of appreciation to smart and soulful hounds on National Dog Day

A Britisher’s View: Faithful Fido has loved, nurtured, and saved us throughout history — and National Dog Day is a time to celebrate this wagnificent force of nature. Comment

Another bundle of joy welcomed at CNG

Standing O: Standing O is growing by leaps and another grand baby Comment

Steph takes the road less travelled

Fearless Living: This week, our columnists looks for herself with just her pooch by her side. Comment

Standing O is at it again!

Standing O: Brooklyn’s biggest booster is boosting bigger and better than ever. Comment

Jo says goodbye to a friend she met on television

Not for Nuthin’: This week, our columnist has a tearful farewell to Robin Williams. Comment

America should take the lead in defending Israel

It’s Only My Opinion: I was never a big fan of Michael Bloomberg, but I now give him a great big standing ovation for having the courage to fly to Israel when U.S. airlines did not. Comment

Carmine parties like it is his brother-in-law’s 90th birthday!

Sunday Screech: In fact, it was his brother-in-law’s 90th birthday! Comment

Just like the Energizer Bunny, Carmine’s story keeps going and going.

Big Screecher: Trust us, you won’t be able to figure out what this screech is about until you get to the end! Comment

On vacation — have a great weekend!

A Britisher’s View: A Britisher’s View is on vacation this week, but will be back next Friday. Comment

The Three Scholarship Amigos

Standing O: Standing O salutes sensational science stars! Comment

Stand up and cheer for the new doctor

Standing O: Standing O is standing at attention for Dr. Selby Comment

Standing O is at it again!

Standing O: Brooklyn’s biggest booster is boosting bigger and better than ever. Comment

Food and family: Perfect together (sometimes)

The Dad: This week, the Dad talks turkey — and ice cream and waffles and French toast. Comments (1)

Jo is pro-spanking

Not for Nuthin’: This week, our columnist comes out firmly in favor of a whack on the behind once in a while. Comment

Stan pays homage to an old friend

It’s Only My Opinion: This week, Stan remembers travel buddy Councilman Herb Berman. Comment

Carmine’s usual suspects!

Sunday Screech: The great thing about this week’s Carmine is you don’t even know what it is about until you get to the end! And neither does he! Comments (2)

Carmine takes a turn as Brooklyn Daily quizmaster

Big Screecher: The Screecher’s television is on the fritz, which means this week’s column is a wild, brain-busting ride. Comment

Sunnis, Shiites must learn to play nice

A Britisher’s View: Some members of IIslam’s Sunni and Shiite sects seem to hate each other in unfathomable ways — and it’s high time they got off their pious rumps and stopped their evil juggernaut, writes our columnist. Comment

Standing O is at it again!

Standing O: Brooklyn’s biggest booster is boosting bigger and better than ever. Comment

A huzza ‘Distinguished Professor’ M.Mahmood Hussain

Standing O: Standing O gives a shout-out to State University of New York’s new ‘distinguished professor.” Comment

Standing O is at it again!

Standing O: Brooklyn’s biggest booster is boosting bigger and better than ever. Comment

War, peace, and tweens

Fearless Living: This week, Stephanie dicusses the Middle East with her kids. Comment

Jo knows which shows are good, and which jumped the shark

Not for Nuthin’: Our national issues columnist reveals her favorites of the summer season. Comment

Stan asks questions for many reasons

It’s Only My Opinion: I watch, with great disappointment, Jesse Watters ask simple questions to the twenty-something crowd. Most of them admit to being college students but if they are serious about their answers I have to believe that they have nothing but rice pudding between their ears. Do the producers of his segment telecast only the dumb answers and cut the intelligent ones? I really don’t know, so I decided to do a Watters World survey on my own. I asked twenty people of high school and college age the following question: “On July 4th we celebrated the birthday of the United States of America. How old is the U.S.?” Comment

Carmine takes a turn as Brooklyn Paper quizmaster

Sunday Screech: The Screecher’s television is on the fritz, which means this week’s column is a wild, brain-busting ride. Comment

Carmine sweats it out when batteries die

Big Screecher: Look, the Screecher is still going, but not having air conditioning isn’t going to be easy. Comment

Downed jetliner victims might still be alive today if not for Putin

A Britisher’s View: Russia needs to assume responsibility for downed Malaysian Flight 17. The nearly 300 passengers who perished on board might still be alive today, if President Vladimir Putin had not meddled in Ukraine’s internal affairs in a bid to restore ex-Soviet glory days, writes our columnist. Comment

Standing O prescribes congrats to new cardiology head at Lutheran Medical Center

Standing O: A shout-out to Dr. George Fernaine, new chief of cardiology at Lutheran Medical Center. Comment

Standing O is at it again!

Standing O: Brooklyn’s biggest booster is boosting bigger and better than ever. Comment

Fontbonne Hall Academy students power up their potential

Standing O: Standing O is shouting out for Fontbonne Hall Academy girls. Comment

Feeling the pain of the Mid-East conflict

The Dad: This week, the Dad goes all international on us. Comments (3)

Jo’s off the sugar and high on life!

Not for Nuthin’: This week, our columnist goes cold turkey from the white, powdery stuff. And the crystalized, too. Comment

Back for Hawaii, Stan’s suitcase is lighter, but he’s heavier

It’s Only My Opinion: Our columnist returns from his latest vacation, with lots of tidbits to tell. Comment

This week’s Screech — in an easy-to-open package!

Sunday Screech: Trust us, know blood will be drawn when you open up Carmine’s column today. Comments (1)

Carmine murders his mother tongue, and cheers on a local opera star!

Big Screecher: This week, it’s the best of both worlds for the Screecher! Comment

New municipal identification cards legalize illegals

A Britisher’s View: The city’s new municipal identification cards allow illegal immigrants to live with “peace of mind,” says Mayor DeBlasio. But what about their crime victims, asks our columnist. Comment

Standing O is at it again!

Standing O: Brooklyn’s biggest booster is boosting bigger and better than ever. Comment

A boost for Danielle Felicetti

Standing O: Standing O sends a shout-out to Danielle Felicetti on graduating graduate school. Comment

Standing O serves congrats to the Prospect Park Tennis Team for acing the competition

Standing O: The masters of the net won the borough round of a citywide championship. Comment

Steph gets wild — with a guide, of course

Fearless Living: This week, Stephanie decides she’d rather live in the great outdoors than eat at Burger King. Comment

Jo reveals the Hobby Lobby folly

Not for Nuthin’: This week, our columnist defends women’s right to choose. Comment

More numbers from Stan

It’s Only My Opinion: Our columnist lays it out for you so you can do the math. Comment

Wassa matta! Youse don’t tink Carmine speaks good Italian?

Sunday Screech: This week, the Screecher murders his mother tongue, and cheers on a little opera singer! Comments (1)

Blue streak! Carmine has a brand-new set of wheels

Big Screecher: Out with the old Tornado and in with the new. Comment

Palestinian apologists need to rethink their solidarity to a toxic cause

A Britisher’s View: Palestinians are more interested in Israel’s destruction than in self-government, writes our columnist. Comment

Standing O is at it again!

Standing O: Brooklyn’s biggest booster is boosting bigger and better than ever. Comment

Standing O says Ahoy!

Standing O: Standing O salutes Xaverian High School graduate Patrick Coen for enrolling in the U.S. Naval Academy at Annapolis. Comment

A humanitarian in the making

Standing O: Stand and cheer for Eldin Feratovic — fundraising student extraordinaire! Comment

Archiving the lives of our kids

The Dad: This week, the Dad picks and chooses what he should keep — and what needs to go. Comments (1)

Jo makes the jump to the iPhone!

Not for Nuthin’: What happens when Bri goes to Italy and Jo has no one to argue with? Enter Siri. Comment

Stan says ‘I’d rather eat!’

It’s Only My Opinion: Lois Lerner, the director of the IRS division that oversees nonprofit groups, struck a defiant tone in her statement when she first appeared before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee. Comment

Blue streak! Carmine has a brand-new set of wheels

Sunday Screech: Out with the old Tornado and in with the new — specially picked out to match the logo of this column. Comments (1)

Carmine’s Mermaid experience a great one!

Big Screecher: This week, the Screecher again takes his sweet time before telling us what happened at the Mermaid Parade like two weeks ago. Comment

Oh, Shea can you see!

Coney Island: In honor of Independence Day, and the world famous hot-dog eating contest that accompanies it, we got the lowdown on the ascendant spirit of Coney Island from Major League Eating chairman George Shea. Comment

Toot-toot-a-toot! Happy Birthday America — you look great at 238!

A Britisher’s View: There are 238 reasons to celebrate the United States of America — one for each year of its glorious life — writes our true-blue columnist. Comment

Oh, Shea can you see!

Coney Island: In honor of Independence Day, and the world famous hot-dog eating contest that accompanies it, we got the lowdown on the ascendant spirit of Coney Island from Major League Eating chairman George Shea. Comment

Sometimes it’s fine to be fine

Fearless Living: In this week’s Fearless Parenting column, Stephanie’s fear is a fixture, and maybe something she shouldn’t instill in her kids. Comment

One good thing about telemarketers

Not for Nuthin’: It’s been three long years and countless columns, but here it is again — Writers’ Block rearing its ugly head. As I sit at my desk, AKA, the kitchen table, an idea for a column is blocked tighter than being encased in quickcrete. Comment

Stan visits the Office of Waste

It’s Only My Opinion: This week, our columnist says it’s never too late for the government to burn through your dollars on garbage. Comment

Carmine eats his way through the Mermaid Parade after being yelled at by a bus driver

Sunday Screech: This week, the Screecher has a shocking retort for the guy who got him to Coney Island — he’s fat! Comment

Carmine cheers his pals at Onora

Big Screecher: This week, the Screecher complains about one thing, then cheers another. Comment

Sodom-on-the-Sea is no longer a fish out of water, thanks to new Thunderbolt and other improvements

A Britisher’s View: New improvements and rides — including the Thunderbolt roller coaster — are helping return Coney Island to its glory days, writes our columnist. Comment

Standing O is at it again!

Standing O: Brooklyn’s biggest booster is boosting bigger and better than ever. Comment

Standing O is at it again!

Standing O: Brooklyn’s biggest booster is boosting bigger and better than ever. Comment

Standing O is calling Fore! for golfing teen

Standing O: Brooklyn’s biggest booster is boosting bigger and better than ever. Comment

The importance of visits with the grandparents

The Dad: This week, the Dad plans his summer — and visits with the older folks. Comments (1)

What a shock! Electric rates go up despite Gov’s promise

Not for Nuthin’: This week, Jo is in for a surprise when she reads her bill. Comment

Stan on growing up in the Family Circus

It’s Only My Opinion: This week, our columnist rembers what it was like to raise four kids — when he was a kid. Comment

Carmine gets all existential on us

Sunday Screech: Leave it to the Screecher to take the mystery of life and explain it all in less than 700 words. Comments (5)

Carmine says goodbye to his sister the only way he knows how

Big Screecher: This week, a very spceial screech that will bring tears to your eyes. Comment

The United States is a dumping ground for illegals and jihadists

A Britisher’s View: Crisis-riddled America is having a nervous breakdown — and illegal immigrants and jihadists are its leading causes, writes our columnist. Comment
Standing O: Standing O breaks out the spray bottles to help shine up the avenue Comment

Standing O welcomes home the newly renovated Sea Crest Health Care Center

Standing O: Standng O - Brooklyn’s biggest booster is boosting bigger and better than ever. Comment

Positively, Steph will remain positive

Fearless Living: This week, our fearless mom says she sometimes needs an antidote to all of here negativity. Comments (5)

Standing O is at it again!

Standing O: Brooklyn’s biggest booster is boosting bigger and better than ever. Comment

Jo’s column reminds us of Game of Thrones

Not for Nuthin’: This week, our columnist compares here work to that of George RR Martin. Kinda. Comment

Stan on Mexico, buttcalls, and the flag

It’s Only My Opinion: This week, our columnist defines some things you need to know. Comment

Carmine’s final screech to his beloved sister

Sunday Screech: Look, nobody can say goodbye like Carmine. Comments (5)

Re-live Carmine’s near-death experience!

Big Screecher: In this week’s Classic Screech, Carmine survives to write another column. Comment

Sissy Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl’s desertion puts all Americans in harm’s way

A Britisher’s View: Nobody waterboarded sissy Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl into signing his oath of enlistment, but his desertion endangers the lives of all Americans, leaving our sworn enemies to gloat and plot, writes our columnist. Comment

Standing O stands welcomes PAL’s ‘police commissioner for a day’ Fequere Saint Georges

Standing O: Standing O stands tall to congratulate all the PAL winners. Comment

Standing O shouts a hearty ‘Mazel tov’ to Rabbi Yechezkel Pikus of COJO of Flatbush

Standing O: Brooklyn’s biggest booster is boosting bigger and better than ever. Comment
Standing O: Standing O joins the Narrows Community Theater in saluting Brooklyn’s talented teen thespians. Comment

The Dad remembers dads past and future

The Dad: This week, the Dad celebrates Father’s Day the only way he knows how. Comment

Jo demands real news from real newspapers

Not for Nuthin’: This week, our columnist has had it up to here with the tabloids. Comment

Stan still says equal pay for equal work

It’s Only My Opinion: This week, our columnist reiterates his point about women in the workforce. Comment

Classic Screech: The one where Carmine almost drowns in the shower

Sunday Screech: Read the editor’s note to figure out what is going on. Of course, you won’t be disappointed. Comments (2)

Carmine’s pals are upset with his old boss

Big Screecher: This week, the Screecher hears it from his constituents about his old business — the Post Office! Comment

King and Queen Dante and Chiara need to get on pop’s case about restoring the Boardwalk

A Britisher’s View: Dante and Chiara DeBlasio will lead the Mermaid Parade in Coney Island on June 21, but first they need to hound their dad about restoring the Boardwalk to its all-wood glory, writes our columnist. Comment

Standing O is putting out the mat

Standing O: The most-read column welcomes new prez Cecilia Fantuzzi to most-convenient TD Bank. Comment

Standing O is at it again!

Standing O: Brooklyn’s biggest booster is boosting bigger and better than ever. Comment

Standing O is sending out kudos to Maimonides Medical Center good Samaritans

Standing O: Brooklyn’s biggest booster send a boost to Maimonides Medical Center volunteers. Comment

Reader’s rebuke drives home a point

Fearless Living: Look, in the end, Stephanie is happy with what she is doing — even if she doesn’t show it all the time. Comments (4)

Telegram to DeBlasio: Stop sending Fitnessgrams

Not for Nuthin’: This week, our columnist says the Department of Education should focus on education, not fitness. Comment

Stan has some questions — and some good news!

It’s Only My Opinion: This week, Stan takes on Obama, Stossel, and sends cheers to Sam Natman! Comment

Carmine’s PO’d with the PO, but don’t say anything about it!

Sunday Screech: In this week’s screech, Carmine let’s you know how some of his constituents feel about his old boss. Comments (3)

Carmine’s had it with the dangerous El!

Big Screecher: This week, the Screecher wants to know when the MTA will fix the 86th Street El, which is falling to pieces. Comment

Bam is the Howard Hughes of foreign policy

A Britisher’s View: The President is running scared from implementing a candid foreign policy that protects U.S. interests and won’t let losers like Russia and China dance on America’s grave, writes our columnist. Comment

Standing O joins with national organization to salute borough son Jim Saintgermain

Standing O: Boroughite returns to help others and mentor at-risk youth. Comment

Shout-out to EmblemHealth

Standing O: Brooklyn’s non-profits receive a well earned pat on the back for jobs well done. Comment

Standing O is at it again!

Standing O: Brooklyn’s biggest booster is boosting bigger and better than ever. Comment

Father-Daughter vs. Mother-Son

The Dad: This week, the Dad wonders if he’ll think of his kid like his mother thinks of him. Comment

Goodbye ‘Warehouse,’ hello ‘Paradise’

Not for Nuthin’: This week, Jo says goodbye to one of her favorite shows, and hello to a new one. Comment

Stan on murder, the death penalty, and scams

It’s Only My Opinion: This week, our columnist lets you know exactly what he thinks about murders who torture their victims. Comment

What the El! Train tracks attack Carmine!

Sunday Screech: Carmine once again cheats death, this time on 86th Street. He is a legend! Comments (6)

Carmine channels Al Pacino … and Costanza!

Big Screecher: This week, the Screecher things he’s out, and they pull him back in! Comment

U.S. veterans, dead and alive, deserve our gratitude and support on Memorial Day — and every day

A Britisher’s View: Memorial Day is more than a day for shopping, barbecues, and welcoming summer, it’s an opportunity to reflect on the sacrifices of our battlefield bravehearts — deceased and living — writes our columnist. Comment

Standing O is at it again!

Standing O: Brooklyn’s biggest booster is boosting bigger and better than ever. Comment

Standing O is sending out birthday wishes to BNA

Standing O: Brighton Neighborhood Association — celebrating 37 years of neighborhood service. Comment

The gift that keeps on giving

Standing O: Gerritsen Beach Volunteer Fire Department receive greenbacks from state Sen. Marty Golden and Twin America. Comment

Are my kids living up to their potential?

Fearless Living: This week, Stephanie wonders if she needs to push her kids more, of if they’ll figure it all out on their own. Comments (1)

Joanna has advice for the city’s first lady

Not for Nuthin’: This week, Jo answers Chirlane McCray, and has some advice about her public relations rep. Comment

Things not to do in Denver when you’re on dope

It’s Only My Opinion: Stan has some advice for those kids thinking of going to the mile-high city less for the mile and more for the high. Comment

Carmine channels Al Pacino … and Costanza!

Sunday Screech: This week, the Screecher things he’s out, and they pull him back in! Comments (1)

For Carmine, every cloud has a silver lining

Big Screecher: This week, the Screecher re-lives a column he wrote 20 years ago (or 14, but whose counting?). Comment

Bam and Hill must face the music over Benghazi

A Britisher’s View: The new House investigation into the U.S. embassy terror attack in Benghazi, Libya, needs to nail Bam and Hill for their botched response, writes our columnist. Comment
Standing O: Standing O salutes the volies that keep the waterway clean and green. Comment

Standing O gets a science lesson

Standing O: Boosting students is what Standing O does best! Comment

Standing O is at it again!

Standing O: Brooklyn’s biggest booster is boosting bigger and better than ever. Comment

Dad to daughter: Keep Mace handy

The Dad: This week, the Dad wonders if it’s safe for his daughter to date while she’s away at college. Comments (3)

What I learned from watching The Learning Channel

Not for Nuthin’: Here’s a hint: it has something to do with sex. Comment

When it comes to workers, you pay for what you get for

It’s Only My Opinion: This week, Stan says Prseident Obama is right, women do make less money than men. But he knows why. Comment

Carmine’s re-run touches his heart

Sunday Screech: This week, the Screecher gets a note that reminds him of something he wrote about more than a decade ago. Comment

Carmine’s had it with bad service from AT&T

Big Screecher: This week, the Screecher rips into Ma Bell for not helping out a friend in need after his grandmother died. Comment

Public opinion should not damn free speech — even when it hurts

A Britisher’s View: Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling set off a firestorm with his anti-black comments, but the law protects his right to be a racist and the kangaroo court of public opinion should butt out, writes our columnist. Comment

Billyburg fifth-grade scribe shows how kindness builds character

Standing O: Standing O adds in the accolades to Williamsburg student Noah Fequiere for being named a winner in a national essay contest about kindness. Comment

Distinguished, dedicated physician is a great prescription for Fort Greene and East New York residents

Standing O: Standing O is putting out the welcome mat for Dr. Judith Weinstock, the new medical director at Public Health Solutions’s MIC Women’s health Centers in Fort Greene and East New York. Comment

Standing O is at it again!

Standing O: Brooklyn’s biggest booster is boosting bigger and better than ever. Comment

Work stoppage looms for Fearless family

Fearless Living: This week, Stephanie considers going on strike. Comments (3)

Steve Wynn, George Clooney, and Joanna

Not for Nuthin’: This week, our columnist takes on Big Gambling and Big Hunks. Comment

Stan’s list of post-Sedar questions

It’s Only My Opinion: This week, our columnist returns with a list of queries he has had on his mind. Comment

Camine’s pal has an iPhoney problem

Sunday Screech: This week, the Screecher lashes into AT&T for not helping out a friend in need after his grandmother died. Comments (3)

Carmine’s prescription for bad medicine: Read more Carmine!

Big Screecher: This week, the Screecher peels back the label on so-called “24-hour” chain pharmacies and does not like what he sees. Comment

Muslims detonate over 9-11 museum video

A Britisher’s View: Muslims are making a tough day tougher for New Yorkers by protesting a video exhibit in the soon-to-open National September 11 Memorial Museum, claims our columnist. Comment

Standing O is at it again!

Standing O: Brooklyn’s biggest booster is boosting bigger and better than ever. Comment

Standing O shouts out to an uncommonly great teacher

Standing O: A shout-out to Alejandra Palomino, who returns to her home borough to teach third grade. Comment

Cheers to borough daughters on congressional recogntion

Standing O: Standing O is adding the golden achievement award to congressional honorees Tish Cianciotta and Dana Rachlin. Comment

Giving it the ol’ college try

The Dad: This week, the Dad wonders what’s more important: making his youngest do the things necessary to get into a good college — or letting her be a kid. Comments (2)

Joanna’s husband makes a point — over and over again

Not for Nuthin’: This week, our columnists deals with another case of fingerpointitis. Comment

Public pensions promote potholes

It’s Only My Opinion: Regular readers know that my roommate’s passion has always been to travel. Besides the many countries we have visited and the ships on which we’ve sailed we have toured forty-three states, some twice and some even three times. Comment

Carmine’s prescription for bad medicine: Read more Carmine!

Sunday Screech: This week, the Screecher peels back the label on so-called “24-hour” chain pharmacies and does not like what he sees. Comment
Big Screecher: What would happen if Gay Talese followed the Big Sceecher around Bensonhurst, mistaking him for the Chariman of the Board, Frank Sinatra? Find out in this week’s column, inspired by a story written by “Girls Write Now” mentee Laurencia Terris, who recently tagged along when Carmine taught one of his legendary merengue classes. Comment

Islamo-nuts move to silence ‘Honor Diaries’

A Britisher’s View: “Honor Diaries,” a new documentary about Islam’s stranglehold on women has paranoid Muslims quaking on their prayer mats, writes our columnist. Comment

Make it a daily double for Dr. Maria Wenglinsky of St. Savior HS

Standing O: St. Saviour teacher gets a second chance at ‘Jeopardy.’ Comment

Standing O is at it again!

Standing O is at it again!

Standing O: Brooklyn’s biggest booster is boosting bigger and better than ever. Comment

Standing O is waving these rowers on

Standing O: St. Edmund Prep is the first Catholic high school to offer rowing. Comment

‘Whither freedom,’ Stan asks his readers

It’s Only My Opinion: This week, our columnist questions just how free we really are. Comment

Boy’s entrance to teen-hood most anxiety-producing moment, bar none

Fearless Living: This week, Stephanie’s boy’s 13th birrthday comes and goes without a bar mitzvah, causing her to wonder whether meat pie and paintball can fill the void created when she gave up on religion. Comments (5)

Belieber it or not - you decide

Not for Nuthin’: Justin Beiber will not be deported. Comment

Stan on baseball, guns, and O’Reilly

It’s Only My Opinion: This week, Stan talks about some of his favorite subjects. Comment
Big Screecher: What would happen if Gay Talese followed the Big Sceecher around Bensonhurst, mistaking him for the Chariman of the Board, Frank Sinatra? Find out in this week’s column, inspired by a story written by “Girls Write Now” mentee Laurencia Terris, who recently tagged along as Carmine taught one of his legendary merengue classes. Comments (1)

Celebrate Holy Week the Carmine way

Big Screecher: This week, the Screecher remembers what the holidays are really all about. Yeah, its food and family. Comment

End of the road for Rev. Al

A Britisher’s View: The rabble-rousing reverend needs to atone for past sins with a redemption campaign, writes our columnist. Comment

100 candles and counting for golden Jack Torres

Standing O: Brooklyn’s biggest booster is boosting bigger and better than ever. Comment

Standing O is at it again!

Standing O: Standing O shouts-out to Brooklyn’s boosters. Comment
Standing O: Borough President Adams and Standing O celebrate “She-Roe” Shane Kulman. Comment

A family decision gone horribly wrong

The Dad: This week, the Dad ponders the decisions he, and his felow parents, have made. Comment

Honoring a fallen hero closes wound — it doesn’t open them.

Not for Nuthin’: This week, Joanna gets all politcal and stuff. Comment

Stan’s pockets are loaded with notes

It’s Only My Opinion: It’s that time of year — when Stan remembers what he told himself he wouldn’t forget. Comment

Carmine celebrates Holy Week the only way he knows how — with food!

Sunday Screech: What do the holidays really mean to Carmine? Click to find out! Comments (3)

Carmine’s tips could save your life!

Big Screecher: This week, the Screecher lets you know what you have to do to make sure you live as long as he has. Comment

Twit Mel tweets for terrorist

A Britisher’s View: Councilwoman Melissa Mark-Viverito should be impeached for her betrayal of the city she is elected to protect, our columnist says. Comment

Putting out the welcome mat

Standing O: Standing O has left the light on for new TD Bank manager Joelle Gonzalez. Comment

Standing O salutes Brooklyn’s best and brightest

Standing O: Shout-outs to borough heroes. Comment

Standing O is at it again!

Standing O: Brooklyn’s biggest booster is boosting bigger and better than ever. Comment

Hearings, and hearing the Hospital

Park Slope: The thing about hearings is there are the regular people, and there are the suits. Comments (5)

Siri-ously. My kid is conversing with a computer

Fearless Living: This week, Stephanie figures she may be able to use technology to answer the tough questions. Comments (3)

Saying goodbye to a friend and mentor

Not for Nuthin’: This week, Jo bids a fond farewell to Lou Powsner. Comment

Stan tells you where the money’s at

It’s Only My Opinion: This week, our columnist breaks it down for you penny by penny. Comment

Carmine’s latest column a life-saver!

Sunday Screech: Want to live as long and healthily as the Screecher has? Then follow these easy tips! Comments (7)

Carmine’s had it with freeloading charter schools

Big Screecher: This week, the Screecher reminds you of an event that happened last week, just in case you missed it. Comment

Malevolent mullahs must be cracking up over WTC security breach

A Britisher’s View: Our sworn enemies are having a field day over America’s diminishing respect for the memories of 9-11 victims, writes our columnist. Comment

Standing O is at it again!

Standing O: Brooklyn’s biggest booster is boosting bigger and better than ever. Comment

Sunset Park Landmarks Committee is an award winner

Standing O: Standing O sends out shout-outs to a great group. Comment

Dad’s left the baby home alone — again

The Dad: This week, the Dad realizes his two daughters are being raised differently. Comments (1)

Jo’s two favorite shows go off the air

Not for Nuthin’: This week, our television critics let you know that the final episodes of “Psych” and “How I Met Your Mother” were awesome. Comment

Sailor Stan talks tax ‘refunds’

It’s Only My Opinion: This week, our columnist opines that the government should pay us interest when it uses our money to do its banking. Comment

When Carmine gets political, he really gets political!

Sunday Screech: This week, the Screecher blasts the mayor, the former mayor, and just about everone else that likes charter schools. Comments (5)

The Carmine Awards were a hugh success!

Big Screecher: This week, the Screecher is all excited about the awards he named for himself! Comment

Bill’s blahs after three months on the job

A Britisher’s View: Hizzoner’s job-approval rating is dismal and ideology has claimed his common sense, writes our columnist. Comment

Winning a contest and a birthday too!

Standing O: Standing O wants to know, “Where is our T-shirt?” Comment

Standing O is shouting to the rafters

Standing O: Brooklyn’s biggest booster is boosting bigger and better than ever. Comment

Coming to terms with the terms of mom-hood

Fearless Living: This week, Stephanie figures out that the older her boys get, the more she’ll have to give ground. Comments (3)

Standing O is at it again!

Standing O is at it again!

Standing O: TImeless twins Rebecca SIlverstein and Molly Klein celebrate turn 100 years young. Comment

Jo says the chain is falling off the ‘bikeshare’ plan

Not for Nuthin’: This week, our columnist figures out why the city’s bike rental program is failing. Comment

Pill-er of the community — Coney pharmacist and activist Frank Giordano retires

Sunday Read: The corner pharmacy — that all-but forgotten place filled with mortars and pestles, pills, powders, potions, ice cream on a hot summer’s day, and the friendly shopkeeper with an apron on behind the counter — was Frank Giordano’s world for 50 years. Comment

Fact is, ‘Party’ is spelled C-A-R-M-I-N-E

Sunday Screech: You haven’t won an award until you’ve won a Carmine! Comments (1)

Carmine forgot to mention Rosalie Bacarella!

Big Screecher: This week, the Screecher belatedly honors one of the best principal’s he’s ever met! Comment

Message to Vladimir Putin: Nyet to a return of the Soviet Union

A Britisher’s View: Russian President Vladimir Putin longs for a return to the Soviet heyday, but the dead exmpire’s former states are hotbeds of calamity, writes our columnist. Comment

Standing O salutes 9-11 heroes

Standing O: Plaque honors EMS workers who perished as a result of 9/11. Comment

Standing O is at it again!

Standing O: Brooklyn’s biggest booster is boosting bigger and better than ever. Comment

Is college about finding a husband?

The Dad: This week, the Dad questions the concept of the new book, “Marry Smart.” Comments (1)

For Jo, happy places begin and end with Nutella

Not for Nuthin’: This week, our columnist deals with hot flashes in the best way she knows how. Comment

Here’s Stan’s reasons for leaving New York

It’s Only My Opinion: This week, our columnist breaks down why many are waving goodbye to the Empire State. Comment

It’s your last chance to meet Carmine live and in person!

Sunday Screech: The Screecher’s gala is this week at the fabulous El Caribe Country Club, and tickets are still available! Comments (2)

Carmine salutes Anne Marie Lettieri-Baker!

Big Screecher: This week’s Carmine award goes to… oh, yeah. I just told you. Ann Marie Lettieri-Baker! Comment

Brooklyn won’t be the same without Ed Eisenberg

A Britisher’s View: Late Manhattan Beach activist Ed Eisenberg was one-of-a-kind, and you can bet your bottom dollar that he is already making his mark in assorted civic groups in the sky, writes our columnist. Comment

Standing O is handing out big shout-outs to courageous cops at the 62nd Precinct

Standing O: Brooklyn’s booster is boosting Brooklyn’s Finest. Comment

Xaverian HS Pipe and Drum Corp makes Irish eyes smile in 39th annual parade

Standing O: Standing O is wearing the green and hollering, ‘Slante’ to the team. Comment

Today’s women can’t have it all. Or can they?

Fearless Living: This week, Stephanie looks back on her choice to stay home, keep the house clean, and raise the kids. Comments (2)

Standing O is at it again!

Standing O: Brooklyn’s biggest booster is boosting bigger and better than ever. Comment

Jo says to kick those braty kids’ butts

Not for Nuthin’: This week, our columnist says its about time todays youngsters get a good dose of comeuppance. Comment

Stan’s angrier than Carmine!

It’s Only My Opinion: This week, our columnist lists his gripes — just like another columnist we love. Comment

Carmine’s giving out ‘Carmines’ like he’s never given out ‘Carmines’ before!

Sunday Screech: This week, the Screecher salutes Ann Marie Lettieri-Baker! Comments (7)

Carmine’s lost his car keys! And his candy!

Big Screecher: This week’s Carmine, as always, has a happy ending. Comment

Shavana reacts to Spike’s tirade

A Britisher’s View: Fading moviemaker Spike Lee’s potty-mouthed tirade against gentrification is one more example of his failing street cred, writes our columnist. Comment

Standing O is at it again!

Standing O is at it again!

Standing O: Brooklyn’s biggest booster is shouting out to the best darn nurses anywhere. Comment

Racing sibs take home the medals, flying like the wind

Standing O: Kearney sisters garner new sprint time at Armory event. Comment

Blowing out the candles for Clara

Standing O: Standing O is shouting out B-day wishes to 100-year-young Clara — she’s one-in-a-million! Comment

The Dad says ‘Reach for the ceiling!’

The Dad: This week, the Dad questions whether we should ask our kids to do so much athletically. Comments (3)

Jo reviews the Oscars

Not for Nuthin’: Here it is! Our columnist annual look back at the biggest night in Hollywood! Comment

Stan on Snowden, music, and Chris Christie

It’s Only My Opinion: This week, our columnist let you know where he stands on, well, click to find out. Comment

Carmine’s got a Marathon of a column!

Sunday Screech: In this week’s Screech, Carmine learns what happened to all that stuff that he lost. Comments (10)

Carmine screeches for Anne Pollizzi

Big Screecher: This week, Carmine gives a shout-out to another of his Carmine Award winners! Comment

Israel boycotters are squawking up a storm, but let’s see them take on a real rogue regime

A Britisher’s View: Israel boycotters are all squawk and no chutzpah, claims our columnist. Comment

Rebuilding and protecting us, one building at a time

Standing O: Standing O is sends a shout-out to New York Tech Professor Illya Azaroff for being honored by the American Institute of Architects. Comment

Standing O is at it again!

Standing O: Standing O dunks a whole lotta cheer to the Harlem Globetrotter for uplifting patients at the Brooklyn Hospital Center. Comment
Standing O: Standing O is getting help boosting Brooklyn from High School students. Comment

Our vacation to New York City — and Brooklyn, too!

Fearless Living: This week, Stephanie discovers that there is more to her hometown than Prospect Park — and learns that even when you get lost, you can have a great time. Comments (3)

My wallet’s being Disney-fied

Not for Nuthin’: This week, our columnist wonders why it cost so much — and soon to be more — to go to Disney World. Comment

Get ready for CNG’s 2014 Brooklyn Women of Distinction

Our annual salute to Kings County’s women profiles a rainbow coalition of 25 notable females around town. Don’t forget to look for it in our April 18 issue. Comment

So many questions, so many answers

It’s Only My Opinion: This week our columnist once again answers his own questions for your enjoyment. Comment

Carmine provides another knee-slapper!

Sunday Screech: Jokes aside, the Screecher honors yet another “Carmine” award winner. Comments (3)

Carmine can’t believe what they did to that giraffe!

Big Screecher: This week, the Screecher claims there are better things to do with giraffes then feed them to lions, and explains why he honors who he honors with Carmine Awards. Comment

‘A Tale of Two Cities’ has DeB-n-bish cooking cronyism in a petri dish

A Britisher’s View: Mayor DeBlasio abused his office when he made a phone call to an NYPD boss that helped to spring his pal from prison, writes our columnist. Comment

Standing O is at it again!

Standing O: Brooklyn’s biggest booster is boosting bigger and better than ever. Comment

College try: Should the Dad make sure his kid goes to class?

The Dad: This week, our fearless father wonders if he should monitor his freshman daughters attendance at the school he’s paying for. Comments (3)
Standing O: Standing O sends out rosy thanks to big-hearted staff at the Brooklyn Hospital Center. Comment

What is up with the youth of today?

Not for Nuthin’: Have you ever noticed that sometimes there are more questions than answers? Comment

Stan does the math so you don’t have to.

It’s Only My Opinion: You guessed it! It’s another one of Stan’s “By the Numbers” columns. Comment

Do you believe what they did to that giraffe in Copenhagen? Carmine can’t

Sunday Screech: Carmine would not have eaten that animal — no matter how hungry he was — even if he was starving! Comments (8)

Carmine cheers the Carmine winners for Couple of the Year

Big Screecher: Look, sometimes you gotta say nice things about nice people. Comment

Letter from Methodist: You got it wrong again

Letters: A public relations rep for the Park Slope hospital says that we once again screwed up coverage of its controversial expansion bid. Comments (10)

Perv loos and other poops at the Olympics immortalize Sochi as the no-go destination of the world

A Britisher’s View: President Vladimir Putin wanted to show one and all that, as host of the Sochi Olympics, Russia was still a super power. But his public relations’ blunders — complete with spy cams, loos with a view, and icky water — have flushed those hopes down the toilet, writes our columnist. Comment

Standing O is at it again!

Standing O: Brooklyn’s biggest booster is boosting bigger and better than ever. Comment

Mount Sinai Brooklyn welcomes new CEO

Standing O: Standing O puts out the welcome mat for new pres and CEO Lin H. Mo Comment

Boody seniors celebrate Year of the Horse with dance

Standing O: Students from David A. Boody Junior High School fete elders at the Lodge Senior Center with a program of lunar-themed celebrations. Comment

Lost boy: A lesson learned

Fearless Living: This week, Stephanie recalls a time when she went to watch her son’s baseball game — and he wasn’t there. Comments (6)

Jo’s signing off from Facebook — and taking back her life

Not for Nuthin’: This wek, our columnist admits she’s an addict, and is going to do something about it. Comment

The plane truth: Stan hits the airwaves

It’s Only My Opinion: The news to Stan this week is up in the sky. Comment

Carmine’s latest Carmine winners are his favorite couple!

Sunday Screech: Every once in a while, the Screecher says something nice about someone. This week, he names names — twice! Comments (2)

Carmine’s got his own meeting covered!

Big Screecher: This week, the Screecher has a word or two for reporters who promise to cover his meeting, then don’t show up! Comment

Grimm times for ‘Mikey Suits’

A Britisher’s View: Rep. Michael Grimm is in good company, when it comes to blowing a potty-mouthed gasket, writes our columnist. Comment

Woo hoo! 100 years — and counting

Standing O: Standing O wishes Ruth Josefa Jones McWallace a very happy 100th birthday/ Comment

Standing O is at it again!

Standing O: Brooklyn’s biggest booster is boosting bigger and better than ever. Comment

Lawmakers honor the memory of Rabbi Weissmand, who saved thousands during the Holocaust

Standing O: Standing O adds its thanks to the memory of noble Rabbi Weissmandl, who averted Nazi horrors for thousands of people during World War II. Comment

Legal weed puts Dad in a tizzy

The Dad: This week, the Dad wonders what to tell his kids now that Colorado has legalized pot. Comments (6)

Super Bowl advertisements were full of foul balls

Not for Nuthin’: The ads this year were no gridiron greats, writes our columnist. Comment

Stan on drugs! To toke or not to toke?

It’s Only My Opinion: This week, our columnist ponders taking a puff. Comment

Carmine covers it all — all by himself!

Sunday Screech: Who needs reporters when you’ve got Carmine watching your back? Comments (2)

Find out who gets a ‘Carmine’ this awards season

Big Screecher: He’s done it again! Carmine names his awardees! Comment

Councilman Menchaca’s ‘illegals’ gig champions the lawless over the lawful

A Britisher’s View: The new head of the City Council’s Immigration Committee has vowed to push for municipal IDs for illegal immigrants — a bad move, according to our columnist. Comment

Bay Democrats move into new home after Sandy

Standing O: Standing O says, “Welcome home and come on down,” to the Bay Democrats. Comment

Smart sibs are the first to be honored ‘genuises’

Standing O: Standng O is shouting out the good news about Bishop Kearney’s smart sibings Cameron and Christina Slaughter, who are “Geniuses of the Month.” Comment

Standing O is at it again!

Standing O: Brooklyn’s biggest booster is boosting bigger and better than ever. Comment

Steph’s mission: Inner peace

Fearless Living: This week, Stephanie travels to the Catskills by herself, to learn something about herself. Comments (4)

Lessons learned

Fearless Living: Here’s what Stephanie was taught by Mahadev Chaitanya during here weekend seeking inner peace in the Catskills. Comment

Jo wants to learn Justin Bieber’s parents a thing or two

Not for Nuthin’: This week, our columnist explains how to handle a train-wreck superstar kid — with good parenting! Comment

Stan takes on the Santa clause

It’s Only My Opinion: Our columnist points out that sometimes there are shades of gray, but other times things are black or white. Comment

Finally! An award worthy of the name ‘Carmine’!

Sunday Screech: This week, the screecher puts aside his usual piss and vinegar for a tribute to his awardees. Comments (2)

Carmine reads a book about Mount Rushmore because it is there!

Big Screecher: This week, the Screecher reviews a book about one of his favorite Italians! Comment

Human rights a game-changer at this year’s Olympics

A Britisher’s View: Vladimir Putin’s human rights abuses and the threat of a terror attack put a dampener on the world’s greatest sporting spectacle, writes our columnist. Comment

Six Brooklynites complete disaster-preparedness course

Standing O: Life savers ready to help in any situation. Comment

A blessing for Catholic Charities of Brooklyn Queens

Standing O: The Doctor Elizabeth Lutas Center opens for business. Comment

Standing O is at it again!

Standing O: Brooklyn’s biggest booster is boosting bigger and better than ever. Comment

Will the Dad pass his drivers test?

The Dad: This week, the Dad wonders if he should give his daughter the keys when it is a little rainy outside. Comments (12)

Joanna can’t stand government waste

Not for Nuthin’: This week, our columnist fills you in on what she thinks are some of the biggest wastes of money the federal government is responsible for. Comment

There’s a reason Stan has herring on his breath

It’s Only My Opinion: This week, Stan lets you know the secret to his success. Comment

Say what you want, but Carmine is an American through and through!

Sunday Screech: You can’t help yourself, can you? You can’t, right? So just click away and enjoy another instant classic from America’s Favorite Local Columnist. Comments (3)

Read this Carmine if you need a good laugh!

Big Screecher: This week, the Screecher breaks out his famous joke book Comment

City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito put a terrorist ahead of Americans

A Britisher’s View: New Yorkers do not need a migraine in the form of a new City Council speaker with a troubling past as an unrepentent apologist for terror-mongers, writes our columnist. Comment

Steph leads her kids to water

Fearless Living: This week, Stephanie figures there something to be said for taking the reigns. Comments (2)

Standing O is at it again!

Standing O: Brooklyn’s biggest booster is boosting bigger and better than ever. Comment

Standing O gives Assemblyman Felix Ortiz a shout-out for donning the jolly, red suit on Xmas

Standing O: Standing O sends a shout-out to the assemblyman for spreading cheer as Santa on Christmas. Comment

Editor’s choice inked by Teen Ink

Standing O: Poly Prep junior Jada Baijnath receives a Standing O to sit beside her Editor’s Choice award. Comment

Breast wishes: Please don’t feed that kid during church

Not for Nuthin’: Should women be allowed to breastfeed their kids during mass? Our columnist says “no way!” Comment

Stan is sure he can keep it up

It’s Only My Opinion: This week, our columnist once again doesn’t miss his deadline. Comment

The Screecher breaks out his joke book

Sunday Screech: This week’s column is for those of you who “get” Carmine. Comments (3)

Carmine says goodbye to a few friends

Big Screecher: This week, the Screecher does what the headline says he does. Comment

Tacky guest speakers trashed Mayor DeBlasio’s inauguration day

A Britisher’s View: Mayor DeBlasio’s induction at City Hall was ruined by gauche guest speakers who demonstrated their commitment to uncivil rights, says our columnist. Comment

Standing O is at it again!

Standing O: Brooklyn’s biggest booster is boosting bigger and better than ever. Comment

Performing arts students add Christmas Cheer to nursing home seniors

Standing O: Students from the Maa Sa Akhi Performing Arts Academy treated residents at the Caton Park Nursing Home to an award winning concert. Comment

High school band marches to its own tune

Standing O: The James Madison High School Marching Band serenaded Beth Israel Medical Center patients to a holiday concert. Comment

Where there’s a will, there’s a way

The Dad: This week, the Dad figures it is time to get certain particulars worked out — even if it kills him (no pun inteneded). Comment

Polar Vortex and end of days

Not for Nuthin’: This week, our columnist complains about the weather, but doesn’t do anything about it. Comment

Stan knows where the money should go — and it ain’t to Congress

It’s Only My Opinion: This week, our columnist rails about Sen. Charles Schumer Comment

The Screecher is off to the funeral parlor

Sunday Screech: No, Carmine has not passed, but he has lost a few friends this holiday season. Comments (4)

Celebrate the New Year with Carmine’s Christmas miracle

Big Screecher: This week, the Screecher learns the true meaning of Christmas when someone who wasn’t born in this country helps him out of a jam. Comment

Bill’s DeBlah over Kings Plaza flash mob

A Britisher’s View: Why did the new mayor ignore the melee at Kings Plaza Shopping Center that scared and intimidated shoppers on the eve of his watch? Our columnist wants to know. Comment

Be Proud Foundation thanks New York’s Finest

Standing O: You’re so fine: Founder of the Be Proud Foundation thanks cops, firemen, and America. Comment
Standing O: Talented toe-tappers from Ifetayo Arts Cultural Academy take to the national dstage — in front of Michelle Obama Comment

Ten things Steph wants to work on

Fearless Living: This week, the headline says it all. Comments (3)

Knitting my way into the new year

Not for Nuthin’: This week, our columnist tells you about her new passion. Comment

Watch what you say and do — cameras are everywhere

It’s Only My Opinion: Warning: wherever you go, whatever you do, make sure you don’t do something you are not supposed to do. You never know when you are being videotaped. Comment

Miracle of miracles! Carmine gets it done again

Sunday Screech: They don’t call him Carmine Santa Maria for nothing! Comments (2)

NYPD cuffs reporters in police blotter blackout

A Britisher’s View: Police blotters are among the top reads of this paper, but a recent NYPD decree obstructed reporters from accessing victim complaints at Brooklyn stationhouses. That means readers won’t get all the facts about lawless activity in their communities, making the directive a crime against community, writes our columnist. Comment

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