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March 12, 2009  RSS feed
New Drop-In Facility For The Homeless
A new homeless shelter in Long Island City is being proposed by a Rego Park-based anti-poverty and health agency. Philip Glotzer, the executive director of the AIDS Center of Queens County (ACQC), announced at Community Board 2's Mar. More...
Biker Killed In Collision With Drunk Driver

A ride on his motorcycle became a fatal journey for a Ridgewood man after he slammed into a turning SUV operated by an allegedly drunk driver along a Greenpoint street early on Sunday morning, Mar. 8, police reported. The victim was identified by law enforcement sources as 21-year-old Brian Sitarevich of Palmetto Street. More...

Residents Evacuated After Manhole Blaze Caused Ridgewood CO Scare
Families living on a Ridgewood roadway were evacuated from their homes last Friday night, Mar. 6 after a manhole fire caused high levels of carbon monoxide to seep into their homes, Fire Department sources said. More...
Glendale Sitter Convicted Of Abusing Baby
Following a five-week jury trial, a Glendale babysitter was convicted last Friday, Mar. 6 on charges that she violently shook a baby entrusted to her care, causing the infant to suffer brain damage, it was announced. More...
In a precursor to the regular season, the U8A team took to the fields playing in the U9 division of Downtown United SC Tournament. It was a rough start for Blau Weiss with the boys losing their first game to home team DUSC 5-0. Gottschee rebounded and won the next two games, each by a one goal margin, versus Manhattan Sunderland 2-1 and the Super Soccer Stars 3-2. More...
Seven worthy students from Martin Luther High School in Maspeth were accepted into the Queens Alumni Kappa League, a mentoring program operated with the support of Kappa Alpha Psy Fraternity's National Guide Right program and designed to assist in the educational and occupational More...
In Loving Memory of Henry Jurkowitsch Not a day goes by that we are not thinking of you. You will be in our hearts forever. Love, Your wife Betty; children Monica, Anita and Arthur; and grandchildren Daniel and Mary. More...
America has been led down the garden path. Like children in a fantasy world, we have been asked to believe that people can be won over with kindness. More...
The Only Thing To Fear ...
Man, I got out just in time. Last week I gave up doing the Radio Factor after seven years because I needed to get some sleep. Working 65 hours a week is fine when you're 30, but as Clint Eastwood once opined: A man must know his limitations. More...