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May 7, 2009  RSS feed
How To Ensure The Safety Of H.S. Site
Two environmental experts— one working for the city, the other hired by the Juniper Park Civic Association (JPCA)—debated the impact the construction of a new school in Maspeth would have on the community at More...
Quintet Of Crooks Leave Two Men Tied Up

A 53-year-old father and his 28-year-old son were left tied up by a group of armed bandits who barged into their Glendale home at gunpoint last Thursday afternoon, Apr. 30, police reported. The suspects in the home invasion, described by authorities as Hispanic males, remain at large as of press time. More...

Board 5 Makes Blitz To Review Study For Maspeth, Midville And Glendale
Following a more than three-year wait, Community Board 5 is scheduled to review and offer its opinion regarding a 300- block rezoning plan for parts of Glendale, Maspeth and Middle Village this coming week, it was announced. More...
Swiped Cars Out Of Dealers' Lots
Hundreds of thousands of dollars' worth of luxury cars were reportedly stolen from dealerships in Woodside, Corona and other parts of Queens by an organized ring of bandits who were indicted last week following an extensive More...
New Priest-In-Charge Is Installed In Richmond Hill
The Episcopal congregation that can track its 19th century beginnings in Richmond Hill to an old railroad station recently kicked off the 135th anniversary of its church by celebrating the ministry of its new priest-in-charge. More...
Queens GOP Gives Nod To Bloomberg The Queens County Republican Party's Executive Committee unanimously voted to endorse Mayor Michael Bloomberg for a third term. The vote follows that of the Kings, Richmond and Bronx County Republican Executive Committees and paves the way for Mayor Bloomberg to run once more on the Republican Party's line. More...
Offensive & Defensive Execution Key Success
Some championships are won by sheer domination of your opponents; others are won by executing well defensively and offensively and having a shot roll in rather than out. Sacred Heart Sub-Novice boys took the latter en route to a thrilling 15-14 win over St. Margaret's in the Sacred Heart Spring League. More...
Students at St. Matthias School held their annual carnival day on Mar. 31. Activities included face painting, spin art, dancing, fishing, basketball and many other types of fun and games, More...
Happy 1st Birthday In Heaven, Dad
May 7, 1926- Aug. 13, 2008 Leonard Sanfilippo If tears could build a stairway, And memories were a lane We would walk all the way to Heaven To bring you home again. More...
Sometimes, it's the things we take for granted that make an impact on the quality of life in this city. New York's water supply is truly a modern marvel. The upstate reservoirs collect and hold some of the purest drinking water in the country. More...
Letters from readers are invited and should be sent by regular mail to Times Newsweekly, P.O. Box 860299, Ridgewood, N.Y. 11386-0299 or by email to info@timesnewsweekly.com. More...
Obama Derangement
Remember the term "Bush Derangement Syndrome," which perfectly captured the hateful invective directed at the former president? Many conservatives condemned BDS, as they should have. Like him or not, the president tried hard to serve and protect America; he did not deserve to be the target of cheap shots all day long by crazy left-wing loons. More...
Memories Of Myrtle Avenue Shops Plus Photos Of First German Day Parade
In response to submissions by two longtime readers, this week we return to Ridgewood's Myrtle Avenue shopping strip. A continuing interest in some of the stores that once operated on Myrtle Avenue has resulted in another message via e-mail from Peter Koch of Dobbs Ferry in Westchester County, a former resident of our neighborhood. More...