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March 19, 2009  RSS feed
Revelers took to the streets of Richmond Hill on Sunday, Mar. 15, in rejoicement of Phagwah, or Holi, the Hindu celebration of the New Year. More...
Crook Chokes Clerk For Deli's Dough

Hungry for cash, an armed robber beat up a worker at a deli in Ridgewood during a holdup last Friday morning, Mar. 13, reportedly choking and threatening the victim with a knife before swiping cash from the location. More...

Residents Split Over Site's Future During Community Input Session
The latest listening session regarding the future of the Ridgewood Reservoir on Monday night at the Parks Department's Oak Ridge office in Forest Park reignited debate among attendees over what long-term renovations should More...
Arsonist Tried To Burn Church Down
A convicted arsonist was sent back to prison last Thursday, Mar. 12 for assaulting a priest near the South Ozone Park church which he previously tried to burn down. More...
Fantasy Tips Offered At Fast Pitch Forum
Post-hype sleepers was a key topic at the 2009 First Pitch Forum held Saturday, March 14 at the Marriott Marquis in Saddle Brook, N.J. Head speaker Ron Shandler of Baseballhq.com was feeling rather bullish on a few over-publicized players, who haven't quite produced to the level they were expected to perform. More...
Eighth graders at Our Lady of Miraculous Medal School in Ridgewood marked Black History Month with a town hall meeting for which students made speeches in the costume of historical figures whom they admire. More...
March 14, 2008 First Anniversary in Heaven.
Miss you every day. You will be in our hearts, always. Love, Your family More...
The Bill of Rights, which includes the first 10 amendments to the U.S. Constitution, represents the backbone of American democracy. There is no better proof than its provision for trial by jury. More...
Letters from readers are invited. All letters, including ones sent via email, must be accompanied by the writer's full name and address, which will be withheld upon request. Anonymous letters will not be considered for publication. More...
Shared Sacrifice
In these very tough economic times, the left is calling for "shared sacrifice," which is code for soaking affluent folks as much as possible. More...
Local Troupe Performs Classic Play
Under the shadow of the 7 train line, in a nondescript alleyway in Long Island City, one can witness a Greek tragedy. In the aptly named Secret Theatre, located at 44-02 23rd St. More...
When Life Offered Few Conveniences But Was Embraced For Its Happy Days
The years after World War I and just prior to the Great Depression have been called "The Jazz Age" and "The Roaring Twenties. More...