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September 25, 2008  RSS feed
Maspeth Residents Come Out Firing
Frustrated by a perceived lack of attention to quality-oflife problems in their neighborhood, residents of Maspeth gave local public officials an earful during the inaugural Maspeth West End Block Association (MWEBA) More...
Suspect Slays Man To End Dispute

After being confronted by his girlfriend at his Brooklyn home, a 27-year-old man was stabbed to death by another male who became involved in the dispute last Saturday night, Sept. 20, law enforcement sources reported. The victim was identified by police as 27-year-old Bernard Wannamaker of Weirfield Street in Bushwick. More...

112th Precinct Touts Record At Council Meet
Those attending the Sept. 17 meeting of the 112th Precinct Community Council meeting heard good news: according to its commanding officer, the precinct is the safest in the city. Capt. Christopher Tamola made the announcement in his report at the precinct's Forest Hills stationhouse. More...
As part of a continuing series of events to celebrate the Ridgewood parish's 100th anniversary, St. Matthias R.C. Church held a special mass of recognition to honor the School Sisters of Notre Dame last Sunday, Sept. 21. As noted, the order of nuns has staffed St. Matthias School on Catalpa Avenue since 1910. Among the sisters pictured outside the church, eight currently live/work at St. Matthias. Last Sunday's event, which included a luncheon following the mass, was sponsored by the St. Matthias Centennial Committee. Shown in photo: Sr. Luianne Spiess, Sr. Theresa Torsone, Sr. Mary Serafone, Sr. Bernadette Alfieri, Sr. Marie Anna Moltz, Sr. Joan Marie Backes, Sr. Margaret Marie O'Brien, Sr. Earl Mary Moores, Sr. Eileen Denny, Sr. Madeline Keller, Sr. Nancy Gilchriest, Sr. Margaret Forsyth, Sr. Janice Algie, St. Katherine Lawless, Sr. Maureen Ulatowski, Sr. Regine Marie Bruder, Sr. Mary Shawn Kavanaugh, Sr. Patricia Hammond and Sr. Carlann Buscemi. Not pictured: Sr. Claire Bonneau, Sr. Mary Vitoline Wolf and Sr. Ruth Stahl. (photo: Milady Lopez) More...
CB 5 Laments Lack Of Progress On Train Issues
Community Board 5's Transportation and Public Transit Committee came back from their summer break on Tuesday, Sept. 16 with a lot on their plate: a backlog of traffic requests, updates on local projects and issues on the rails. More...
The chills, thrills and spills of the NFL season keep on coming like a freight train. Here's this week's list of players you should hop on board with and ones you should stay off of. START Trent Edwards: Bye weeks kick in this Sunday and there's no better fill-in passer to start in Week Four than this second-year pro, who's already shown a maturity beyond his years. More...
Overall Improvement Is Shown
The Department of Education released its second annual School Progress Reports for elementary and middle schools on Sept. 16, showing marked improvement in many schools both locally and throughout the city. More...
If someone walked up to you and offered a brand new automobile free of charge, would you take it? Most folks would lunge at the opportunity and think that they were just plain lucky. More...
Katrina Hits Wall Street
Once again the federal government has left Americans in a precarious state as a terrible storm is passing through the U.S. economy. More...