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July 2, 2009  RSS feed
Neighbors Fuming Over Shelter Plan
Tensions ran high during a special meeting on Monday night, June 29, regarding the opening of a transitional housing shelter in Elmhurst, as residents and civic activists demanded that something be done to prevent the facility More...
Plans Detailed For Ridgewood Site

Project delays regarding the Palmetto Street Intermodal construction in Ridgewood took centerstage at the Tuesday, June 23 meeting of Community Board 5's Transportation Services and Public Transit committees. More...

Pols Piece Together Funds To Help Reassemble St. Saviour's
Nearly half of the estimated $4 million needed to resurrect the dismantled St. Saviour's Church has been allocated by two local elected officials in the face of tough economic times, More...
Sex Abuse Suspect Gives Up After Talk
Shortly after fleeing from officers attempting to arrest him, an alleged sex abuse suspect reportedly locked himself inside a relative's Glendale home and engaged in a brief standoff with police on Saturday, June 20. More...
Garden Gathering Is Held As Queens Memorial Service
The Kiwanis clubs of Queens are well-known for coming together to recognize and show support for others, but Kiwanians gathered at Flushing's Queens Botanical Garden on Tuesday, June 23 to remember some absent friends. More...
It seems every day there is another example of media deception in America. With the Fourth of July approaching, it is well worth remembering why the Founding Fathers gave the press special privileges. They wanted journalists to report honestly, to give the folks accurate, unbiased information so they could make informed decisions about who should hold power. More...
Renewal Stalls Amidst Albany Turmoil
With warring parties in the State Senate unable to reach a compromise on control of the chamber, the bill that would renew the law giving the mayor control over the New York City school system never came to a vote, More...
As you fire up the grill, or get ready to go to the beach or country for a picnic on the Fourth of July, just stop and ask yourself two questions. How many people do I know have lost their job this year? 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...
School Memories Turn Golden For Member of 1959 Graduation Class
We have been hoping to hear from more of the "baby boomers" among our readers and this week, we have such a submission. We were pleased to receive an email, along with a graduation photo, from reader Bill Smith, a former resident of our neighborhood who is an alumnus of P.S. 93 (now I.S. 93) in Ridgewood. More...