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December 18, 2008  RSS feed
An elderly man from Ridgewood suffered serious injuries after his home caught fire on Monday afternoon, Dec. 15, according to Fire Department sources. Reportedly, the one-alarm blaze broke out at around 4:35 p.m. More...
Robbed On Job In Warehouse Stickup

Armed gunmen came to a Glendale warehouse looking for loot on Sunday afternoon, Dec. 14, removing the personal belongings of several workers before leaving them tied up, police said. Reportedly, the heist occurred at the C & K Distributors warehouse located at 70-17 83rd St. More...

Over 18 passengers and the driver of a B15 bus were reportedly injured after colliding with Ladder Company 103's firetruck at an East New York intersection on Tuesday morning, Dec. 16. More...
Cops Cuff A Trio Of Crooks Behind Armed Heist Pattern
Detectives probing a series of armed robberies of gas stations and convenience stores in Queens arrested four men last Wednesday, Dec. 10 who allegedly carried out the pattern of stickups together, it was reported. More...
Person Of The Year
This is the time of year when media types begin bloviating about the person who has most impacted the country in 2008. Well, there's not much drama this time around because of Barack Obama's amazing achievement. More...
After falling to St. Mary Gate of Heaven on Dec. 7 by a final score of 19-9, the Dragons rebounded to defeat St. Pancras 41-18. The game at Gate of Heaven saw St. Margaret start out by playing tenacious defense, holding the powerful St. Mary's team to four first quarter points. But the only basket St. More...
Obesity Costs State $242 Million
A sampling of school districts across New York State indicates that elementary school students are not receiving State-required physical education classes, according to an audit released by New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli. More...
There is a vast difference between the person who is the president of a country and the office of the president of that country. More...
Extra LIRR Trains For Christmas Eve
The Long Island Rail Road has announced that it will provide additional service on Christmas Eve this Wednesday, Dec. 24 for all customers leaving early for the holiday weekend. Thirteen extra trains will depart Penn Station between 12:55 and 3:48 p.m. Additionally, off-peak fares will be in effect for the entire weekend between Christmas Day, Thursday, Dec. More...