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January 8, 2009  RSS feed
Unlicensed Driver Charged In Accident
While crossing an Ozone Park intersection, a nine-yearold boy was struck and killed by a campaign vehicle for a local City Council candidate on Tuesday afternoon, Jan. 6, it was reported. More...
Cleaning Up After Water Mains Rupture

Nearby roads turned to streams and basements became underground pools after water mains broke in two locations in Elmhurst and Woodside, respectively, on consecutive days earlier this week, it was reported. More...

Activists Seek To Disconnect BSA After Maspeth Antenna Approved
Angry with the Board of Standards and Appeals' recent support of plans to install a cell phone antenna atop a Maspeth home, a handful of activists called for the panel's termination during a press conference on Monday, Jan. More...
Liberty Ave. Bank Branch Is Robbed
Police are reportedly on the hunt for a man who robbed a South Richmond Hill bank on Saturday, Dec. 27. Law enforcement sources stated that the crime occurred at about 1:05 p.m. at the Capital One Bank branch located at 114-19 Liberty Ave., in the confines of the 106th Precinct. More...
Things I Learned In 2008
Tough year, 2008. Many Americans got badly hurt by the economic chaos, which hit them like a back alley mugger. What a disgrace. Wall Street hustlers gamed the system by trafficking in bad loans, while Congress and the Securities and Exchange Commission looked the other way. Awful. More...
The Greater New York Sandlot Athletic Alliance (GNYSAA) held the second annual Lou DeMartino Memorial Christmas Baseball Clinic on Dec. 27 at John Jay College. More...
Depending on one's fondness for using a computer to swap jokes, amusing factoids and other tidbits of information, the following tale may be one that's already familiar. More...