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December 4, 2008  RSS feed
Driver Fights For Life In Accident
A 34-year-old man suffered life-threatening injuries after his car crashed into a construction vehicle along the Long Island Expressway in Maspeth on Monday afternoon, Dec. 1, it was reported. As of press time, the victim, a resident of Melville, L.I. More...
Armed Trio Targets Couple Walking Home

Three Brooklyn teenagers who allegedly held up a couple at knifepoint in Ridgewood early last Tuesday morning, Nov. 25 were caught by police moments after the stickup, it was reported. More...

Firefighters are shown battling a one-alarm fire that broke out inside this commercial building on 55th Street between Grand and Flushing avenues in Maspeth at around 6:35 a.m. Tuesday morning, Dec. 2. No injuries were reported. Hazardous materials specialists were later called to the scene to remove chemicals stored inside the structure. (photo: Joseph Epstein) More...
Masked Gunman Takes Cash In Stickup At Woodside Bank
Hiding behind a mask, a pistol-packing bandit withdrew a large amount of cash from a Woodside bank during an armed heist last Saturday morning, Nov. 29, law enforcement sources reported. Police said the robbery occurred at the Queens County Savings Bank branch located at 60-10 Queens Blvd. near the Big Six apartment complex. More...
Amid Crises, Obama Opts For Experienced Cabinet
(AP) Barack Obama's campaign credo: Change is good. President-elect Barack Obama's credo: When it comes to war and peace, maybe wisdom is better. Obama has assembled a national security brain trust populated by graybeard establishment figures with decades of combined experience and even a few medals. More...
With the playoff season beginning in earnest in most fantasy leagues next Sunday, the vast majority of contending teams have already made their bed with the horses they're going to ride come rain or shine. But for the small contingent dealing with significant and/or worrisome injuries, there are some sneaky plays out there you can profit from this week. More...
DANIEL F. RUDOLPH died on November 22, 2008 at the age of 69. He was the loving father of Daniel, stepfather of Stephen Marko. Services were held at the Papavero Funeral Home, 72-27 Grand Avenue, Maspeth followed by cremation at Fresh Pond Crematory. More...
The Barbarians are at the gate and they are ready to unleash hell. This has become the new picture of Christmas and that is a shame. Has the American shopper sunk so low that he or she would become part of a mob over a few bucks? More...
Back in the days before television replaced radio as the main source of home entertainment, there was a detective show called "Mr. Keen, Tracer of Lost Persons." Today, the title itself may be lost on many of our readers. But at the time, the program, with an elderly sleuth as its hero, was quite popular. "Mr. More...