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October 30, 2008  RSS feed
Say Suspects' Gunplay Led To Girl's Injuries
The alleged shooter and three others connected with the gunfire that broke out on a Ridgewood block last Monday, Oct. More...
Parties, Parades Part Of Halloween Fun

All Hallows Eve promises to be a day and night of scary fun for trick-or-treaters of all ages taking part in a number of Halloween parties and parades scheduled to take place locally this Friday, Oct. 31. More...

Bill Clinton Talks To Large Crowd At Queens College
Queens College's student union became a classroom for the 42nd President of the United States, as Bill Clinton spoke to students at a Democratic Party rally sponsored by Rep. Anthony Weiner. More...
COP104 Informed Of Recent Larceny, Burglary Rise
Reported thefts have increased for the year throughout the confines of the 104th Precinct, according to the command's executive officer at last Wednesday's meeting of the Committee of Organizations of Precinct 104 (COP104) More...
The Powell Endorsement
After Gen. Colin Powell endorsed Barack Obama last week, I got to thinking about Powell, who is kind of a mystery to me. Of course he's a patriot. He has served his country well in the military and also as Secretary of State under President Bush. No question, Powell loves America and has contributed greatly to it. More...
Several cries of despair were heard last Sunday from owners starting San Francisco receiver Josh Morgan— the same Josh Morgan who looked electric versus the Giants, More...
PATRICIA KING of Maspeth died on October 27, 2008 at the age of 95. She was the widow of the late John, devoted stepmother of Patricia Chernack and Susan Watts; also survived by grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was a member of Maspeth United Methodist Church. More...
What seems like the world's longest presidential campaign will come to an end on Tuesday, Nov. 4. That is Election Day and the polls will be open from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. More...
Some Warm Memories Of Neighborhood Bake Shops During The Depression Years
In the "Our Neighborhood" feature that appeared in the Oct. 2, 2008 issue of this newspaper, we presented an advertisement for Menninger's, the longtime Ridgewood bake shop that had operated at 56-50 Myrtle Ave. Originally, the ad had been published in the Dec. More...