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The Kiwanis Club of Glendale hosted its second annual Coney Island Night the evening of Friday, June 12 at Christ the King Regional High School. The 200 people in attendance were treated to food, games and an Elvis impersonation by the reknowned Gregg Peters, and the event was reported to have raised close to $5,000 for the Middle Village school. Shown above, Christ the King's Key Club, which helped put on the event, posed for a photo with some special guests, including president of the Glendale Kiwanis, Joseph Aiello; chairman of the school's Board of Trustees, Serphin Maltese; chairman of Community Board 5, Vincent Arcuri; and school principal Peter Mannarino. (photo: Allen Epstein) More...
Endangered FDNY Unit Spared In Budget Pact

Following numerous protests and appeals by firefighters and civic activists, Engine Co. 271 on the Ridgewood/Bushwick border in Brooklyn—which was slated to close in July— will remain open and in full service to the community. More...

Frustrated Residents Take Aim At Vexing Neighbors At 106 Pct. Meet
Charges of heart-pounding noise rattling the foundations of local homes and other forms of unsocial behavior filled the room at the latest 106th Precinct Community Council meeting held Wednesday, June 10 at the group's Ozone Park stationhouse. More...
Peddled Selves To Undercover Officer
Continuing their ongoing efforts to squash prostitution activities on the Brooklyn/Queens border in Ridgewood, police reportedly cuffed two alleged hookers who solicited an undercover officer early last Thursday morning, June 11. More...
Not A Center, But A Haven Of Help For those In Need
While the Queens Multi Service (QMS) office in Glendale helps to provide seniors and others with a full slate of services they need, it may not fit the popular image that many have of such a place. "There's more to senior services than just meals and activities," observed Roseann Rosado, the QMS director. More...
Farewell, War On Terror
Did you notice in his Cairo speech to the Muslim world last week that President Obama did not use the word "terrorism"? More...
Pitching Roundup
Those starved for starting pitching may find solace in the fact that there are host of quality arms out there for the taking, depending on what you're looking for. More...
To someone from another part of the country visiting for the past year or so, it probably would appear that many New Yorkers are comfortable with dishonesty. Otherwise, it's difficult to explain the penchant for voting so many crooks and chiselers into office, year after year. 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, June 17. Last minute changes to service and operating schedules may be made due to weather-related conditions or emergency repairs. More...
She Solves Mystery Of A School Photo, Salutes Parade Founder
With plans in the works for a gala celebration to mark the centennial of St. Matthias School in Ridgewood, we recently presented a photo of the June 1941 graduating class. The picture originally appeared in the May 14, 2009 issue of this newspaper. More...