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April 30, 2009  RSS feed
Concerns Rise After Fight Near School
Ranking members of the 83rd Precinct were asked to investigate alleged gang activity in the vicinity of a Bushwick public high school by a parent and student during the force's Community Council meeting last Tuesday, Apr. 20. More...

The I.S. 73 Builders Club, sponsored by the Kiwanis Club of Maspeth, participated in the Pennies for Patients program, collecting spare change to contribute to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. More...

Ridgewood Youth Group Begins To Raise Dough For New Home
Seeking a brand new start, the Greater Ridgewood Youth Council (GRYC) has begun a campaign to raise funds for the purchase and renovation of a new home at the former Garity Post in Ridgewood. More...
Teenager Packed Heat In Backpack
Police arrested a 14-year-old student of John Adams High School who allegedly walked into the Ozone Park facility last Tuesday morning, Apr. 21 with a gun in his backpack, it was reported. The identity of the teen was withheld by police sources due to his age. More...
Ridgewood Paraders Make Plans For Centennial Event
Turning 100 figures to add a special meaning to this year's Anniversary Day parade in Ridgewood and organizers are hoping that the community will respond to the milestone event. More...
Committee OKs Credit Card Bill Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney has announced that the House Financial Services Committee passed her Credit Cardholders' Bill of Rights (H.R. 627) last Wednesday, Apr. 22, by a vote of 48 to 19: "This landmark legislation helps level the playing field between cardholders and card companies," said Maloney. More...
Christ the King Regional High School geared up for the opening of its production of Grease with "Fifties Week" festivities. More...
Latest Crime Stats Announced
Glendale residents implored police to give them the lowdown on a reported rash of home invasions at the Wednesday, Apr. More...
May 4, 1951 - April 4, 2009
Isaja Zivojin Happy Birthday in Heaven Tati We love you and miss your smile. Know that your garden is in good hands and you will be forever in our hearts. Love your, family and friends. More...
One thing the Internet can do that cannot be duplicated by newspapers is fill a computer screen with junk, nonsense and an endless stream of over-the-top copy. More...
The End of Times?
The nation's largest left-wing newspaper and the bible for network news producers and bookers may be going under. This week, The New York Times announced more staggering losses: nearly $75 million dollars in the first quarter alone. More...
Bake Shop Memories Give Others A Tasty Reason For Remembering
Judging by the comments that continue to arrive, recent columns about some of the bake shops that once were popular in our neighborhood apparently resonated with many readers. In a message received via e-mail, Rob Klein of Gainesville, Va. states: "Thanks for many of your Old Timer pieces. More...