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February 5, 2009  RSS feed
Stash Of Cash, Marijuana Found In Raid
Several pounds of marijuana and a quantity of cash were seized by members of the 104th Precinct Street Narcotics Enforcement Unit during a raid of a Ridgewood apartment last Thursday afternoon, Jan. 29, it was reported. More...
Car Thief Slams Them On Joyride

An alleged drunk driver's joyride through Middle Village inside a stolen car resulted in a deadly encounter with two pedestrians who were struck and killed at a local intersection early on Sunday morning, Feb. 1, it was reported. More...

Day Of Blazes Scorches Properties Across Richmond Hill
Firefighters were kept busy by a rash of unrelated house fires that broke out throughout Richmond Hill last Thursday, Jan. 29, it was reported. According to FDNY sources, the first blaze was a two-alarm inferno that started at around 10:05 a.m. inside a home on 129th Street near 101st Avenue. More...
Oz. Pk. Arson Fire Hit Three Alarms
An apparent domestic dispute with his female companion led an Ozone Park man to start a fire in his apartment that grew into a three-alarm blaze which spread throughout the building last Monday, Jan. More...
David Rosasco, Democratic candidate for the 26th City Council District seat, joined hundreds of protestors at a rally in front of St. John's Queens Hospital in Elmhurst on Jan. 24 calling for the medical center to remain open. More...
Ones To Watch In 2009: Third Base
Any corner infielder worth his salt in fantasy baseball has to provide you with power numbers or you'll be behind the game. This is true of first basemen as well as third basemen—with the possible exception of the fleet-footed Chone Figgins. More...
How is it possible to have a hospital in a city like New York go out of business? For two medical facilities in Queens—St. More...
Computing America
Anyone who spends time around young children or teenagers knows that high-tech has changed everything in Toyland. Today, the babes aren't running from a mean old landlord named Barnaby; they are dressed provocatively while doing X-rated stunts all over cyberspace. More...
Readers Write To Share Memories Of A Store Santa And Bake Shops
As we have seen over the years, a submission by one reader can spur others to write a letter or send an email. This week, we a few such contributions to share. In the "Our Neighborhood" column that appeared in the Oct. 2, 2008 issue of this newspaper, we presented a letter from Barbara Schmitt Py of Sewell, N.J., a former resident of our neighborhood. More...