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April 9, 2009  RSS feed
Say Reckless Driver's Pass Set Off Fiery Nine-Car Pileup
Putting the pedal to the metal while trying to pass a vehicle on Wyckoff Avenue proved costly for a Williamsburg man who was injured and later arrested for reportedly causing a chain reaction crash involving nine vehicles along Wyckoff More...
Cops Catch Pair With Piles Of Denim

Plans by a trio of alleged crooks to swipe thousands of dollars in designer jeans from a Ridgewood clothing store last Friday, Apr. 3 were reportedly spoiled by police who arrived as the suspects were leaving the scene. One of the perpetrators, identified by law enforcement sources as Eric Love, 41, of St. More...

Gasoline leaking from a vehicle parked in an garage beneath an apartment tower in Lefrak City reportedly ignited a one-alarm fire last Thursday, Apr. 2, Fire Department sources said. Reportedly, the blaze occurred at around 10:30 a.m. More...
Following Dispute, Man Mugged By Trio In Maspeth Parking Lot
One man was struck in the eye with a 2x4 during an assault in the parking lot of a Maspeth fast food restaurant on Thursday, Apr. 2, police reported Armando Hurtabo, 27, of South 1st Street in East Williamsburg and Hadrian Narine, 29, of 187th Street in Hollis were arrested by 104th Precinct officers for their part in the assault. More...
House Bills Boost Veterans' Benefits Rep. Joseph Crowley cheered last Monday's passage of legislation expanding veterans' services. The three bills were passed unanimously by the U.S. House of Representatives and are aimed at enhancing services for millions of veterans across the U.S., including thousands in the Bronx and Queens. More...
The Girls Softball League of Forest Hills celebrated its opening day on Sunday, Apr. 5 in front of a brand new electronic scoreboard; other additions to the league this year include lights for night-game action and a newly leveled clay infield. More...
The entire first grade at P.S. 28 in Corona staged three performances of the play Chicken Soup With Rice on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, Mar. 31-Apr. 2, under the direction of Fern Feingersh. More...
Adam Gentilella
Apr. 12, 2009 Happy First Easter In Heaven You are now seven months in God's World. I miss you more than anyone can imagine. The memories are still alive. You are in my thoughts and in my heart, always and forever. More...
How to meet the challenge of providing an education for New York City children has been open to scrutiny and debate since long before the first Dick and Jane reader was used in a classroom. More...
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The Mighty ACORN
In conservative circles, the Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now, or ACORN, is the devil. This group mobilizes left-wing voters and champions liberal causes, sometimes using tax money in the form of state and federal grants to pay expenses. That makes rightwingers seethe with indignation. More...