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May 28, 2009  RSS feed
Armed Crook Orders Eatery's Dough To Go
Hungry for more than a late lunch, a gun-toting bandit reportedly visited a Ridgewood coffee shop last Saturday afternoon, May 23, and ordered money from the eatery's cash register along with his meal. More...
He's Shot In Struggle With Bandits

Confronted by a group of home invaders who barged into his Woodhaven residence last Friday, May 22, a man reportedly took matters into his own hands and was shot while struggling with one of the suspects. Police said the male victim, along with a woman who was assaulted while coming to his aid inside the home, were treated for their injuries at a nearby hospital. More...

Parents Challenge Decision To Hire New Principal At Ridgewood School
Scores of parents at Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal School (OLMM) came to a special meeting at the Ridgewood institution on Tuesday night, May 26 looking for an explanation as to why the school's current principal was not hired More...
Sketch Of Suspect In Late-Night Attack
Law enforcement agents have released a sketch of the suspect who allegedly raped a woman inside an apartment building in Forest Hills early last Wednesday morning, May 20. The perpetrator is described by police as an African-American male between 40 and 50 years old with a medium build and salt and peppercolored hair. More...
P.S.145 Makes Big Day Of Celebration
Bushwick's P.S. 145 joined organizations across the country by embarking on modelrailroad building adventure to celebrate the second annual National Train Day on Monday, May 11, it was reported. Joined by special guests Joel Gikofsky—better known as weatherman Mr. More...
Here's the thing about homosexual marriage in the United States: It is going to be legal in about half the states. There is no stopping the gay nuptials now, even though most Americans say they are opposed to extending marital law to same-sex couples. More...
Dragons Outscore Opponents 25-7 On Week
The St. Margaret's Dragons avenged an opening day loss by trouncing St. Sebastian's 14-3 in a rematch. St. Margaret's took control from the very beginning behind the pitching of Shane Breen, who made his first start of the season. More...
Residents Sound Off On City Control Of Public Schools
Parents and civic activists critiqued citywide control of the New York City public school system during a town hall meeting on school governance last Thursday, May 21 at Our Lady of Hope auditorium in Middle Village. More...
We haven't learned much in 59 years. Back in June 1950, control of the peninsula of Korea was divided between a Soviet backed communist government in the north and U.S.- supported republic in the south. 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 e-mail to info@timesnewsweekly. com. More...
Subway Changes The MTA has scheduled a number of service changes for several subway lines throughout the city due to construction work. These service advisories are current as of Wednesday, May 27. Last minute changes to service and operating schedules may be made due to weather-related conditions or emergency repairs. More...
Helped Break Music's Color Line
This Saturday, May 30 will mark the centennial of Benny Goodman, the legendary "King of Swing" who was born in Chicago in 1909. More...
Recalling Some Who Made Glendale Corner A Place Worth Remembering
It's always a pleasure to hear from readers regarding an item that sparked their interest. Typically, it's the discussion of a particular subject that motivates some people to begin thinking about their own memories. We can think of no better example than the recent submissions we have received regarding the German bake shops in our neighborhood. More...