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January 15, 2009  RSS feed
Upon their return from Christmas break, pre-kindergartners at Glendale's Sacred Heart School celebrated the start of 2009 with a party. More...
Reorganization Plan Would Close Local Catholic Schools

Catholic schools in Ridgewood, Bushwick, Jackson Heights, Richmond Hill and South Ozone Park may shut their doors permanently in June under a proposed reconfiguration plan announced by the Diocese of Brooklyn (Queens) on Monday, Jan. 12. More...

One man suffered severe burns after his van crashed into a tree and caught fire in Elmhurst last Friday morning, Jan. 9, Fire Department sources stated. Reportedly, the incident occurred at around 11 a.m. More...
Launch Murder Probe After Rob Victim Has Fatal Attack
An employee of a Woodside gas station died shortly after an armed gunman robbed the location on Thursday, Jan. 8, according to law enforcement sources. The victim was identified by the NYPD as Noor Khan, 42, of 58th Street in Woodside. More...
The Sacred Heart Novice girls won the Bob Koch Annual Sacred Heart basketball tournament, triumphing 19-14 over Our Lady of Hope by a score of 19-14 to avenge a defeat in an earlier round. Prior to the championship game, Sacred Heart defeated St. Adalberts, St. Ann's and St. Francis Desales. More...
Gioia Plays Host At P.S. 150
Over 450 students from 30 schools in all five boroughs competed in a four-round chess tournament hosted by Councilman Eric Gioia at P.S. 150 in Sunnyside on Saturday, Jan. 10, it was reported. The tournament was the featured event on this year's Chess-in-the- Schools Scholastic Tournament Calendar. More...
"What's in a name?" the ill-fated Juliet asked her ultimately doomed Romeo in Shakespeare's classic love story. Today, a local community board poses that same question, but the topic is a park, not a marriage, in waiting. More...
Obama's Big Gamble
Who knew Leon Panetta was really James Bond? The 70- year-old former congressman is considered a very nice guy in the political world, a world that is anything but nice. More...