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July 31, 2008  RSS feed
Worship service at Ridgewood's Trinity Reformed Church last Sunday, July 27 saw a special concluding celebration for the weeklong "Power Lab" Vacation Bible Camp for youngsters, held by the church at 60th Place and Palmetto Street. As noted, the bible lessons were punctuated with science demonstrations. (photo: Adriana Varella) More...
He's Injured After Struggle With Gunman

Fighting off a pair of crooks who tried to take his wallet along a Rego Park street early on Monday morning, July 28 was a dangerous decision for a man who was shot in the hand as he struggled with a bandit who brandished a handgun, police reported. More...

Cars, Pedestrian Hit After Cab Goes Out Of Control
Three people were injured after a taxicab traveling along Myrtle Avenue in Ridgewood on Sunday, July 27 went out of control, crashed into several vehicles and hit a pedestrian, Fire Department sources said. Reportedly, the accident occurred at around 6 p.m. Sunday night along the commercial strip near Weirfield Street. More...
Laptop Stolen From Middle Village Home
Teenagers who worked together to break into a Middle Village home and steal a laptop computer on Tuesday night, July 22 were reportedly collared by police a short time later waiting near an Elmhurst bus stop. The suspects were identified by authorities as Joan Castro, 18; Christian Perez, 18; Jonathan and Kenneth Rojas, ages 17 and 19, respectively; and John Yanez, 17. More...
Talks Challenges, Issues Facing District
Shortly after taking the oath of office, City Council Member Anthony Como faced the first major test of his tenure as representative of the 30th Council District— city budget negotiations. More...
Brickyard 400 A Tire-ing Problem For NASCAR
Jimmie Johnson beat Carl Edwards in an eight-lap shootout to win Sunday's Brickyard 400. Johnson became only the second driver to win the pole and race. Even though Johnson and his No. 48 team were fast all weekend, they worked through a tire issue that hampered other teams. More...
Report: District's English Curriculum Doesn't Make Grade
Students of every level in District 24 schools are not receiving a proper education with the current English Language Arts curriculum, according to the results of an audit that was announced during the district's Community Education Council meeting last Tuesday More...
Is the whole story on the housing/mortgage crisis being told? Longtime banks that specialized in giving mortgages seem to be weathering the storm. More...
Engaged Debbie and Robert Kueber of Glendale announced the engagement of their son Eric to Joann Abruzzo of Ridgewood on Apr. 11. The future bride is the daughter of Barbara and Michael Abruzzo of Ridgewood. A May 2009 wedding is planned. More...