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June 26, 2008  RSS feed
One Sought, Another Caught In Bank Heists
Robbery bids by two crooks at banks in Ridgewood and Forest Hills on consecutive days last week ended with a split decision, police reported, as one bandit was collared shortly after his caper while the other- who has been linked to a city-wide heist pattern- remains More...
New Recommendations To Allow For More Low-Income Housing

Advocates for low-income housing got a partial victory on Monday, June 23, as Community Board 2 voted to endorse the Hunters Point South project with conditions that would set aside a portion of its 3,000 affordable housing units for low-income residents. More...

With the new city budget set to be announced by July 1, local residents were offered an inside look at a few of the City Council's priorities this year at the Wednesday, More...
Report: Injured Woman Suspected
A fourth victim has succumbed to injuries suffered in the Father's Day arson fire in Middle Village that killed three others as fire marshals continue their probe into who started the fire. More...
Hell No, Baby Alex Won't Go
Have you seen the Baby Alex political ad that the radical left, George Soros-funded organization "MoveOn" has produced? To some, it plays like a Saturday Night Live skit, but the intent is deadly serious: to damage John McCain. More...
Advocates, Pupils Call On City To Restore Ed. Funds
Before kicking off their final week of class for the school year, members of the P.S./I.S. 87 school community rallied on Monday morning, June 23 in front of the Middle Village campus to protest projected cutbacks in the Department of Education's budget. More...
Washington is gearing up for the year 2010. That's when the national census is taken. In case anyone is wondering why not much has been done in the past 10 years to stem the flow of immigrants- legal or illegal- into the country, More...
This week it was in the news that there were burglaries of apartments in our community. The news reported that the burglar gained entry to the apartments when the windows were left open. 1 spoke to Capt. Christopher Tamola regarding the particular burglary and the captain indicated that the burglar had been arrested. More...
Her Lament For Last Of Glendale's Lanes Leads To Thoughts Of Others
We have an interesting letter, received via e-mail, from reader Laura Richards, a Brooklyn resident. She writes: "I am saddened to hear that Woodhaven Bowling Lanes in Queens may be in the process of closing its doors permanently, but I was glad to read in your article that the longtime community residents are fighting to keep it open. More...