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July 16, 2009  RSS feed
They Say 'No Way' To Homeless Shelter
Residents on an Elmhurst block came together with community activists last Saturday morning, July 11, to denounce plans for the creation of a transitional housing shelter for the homeless that many claim would bring a bad element to More...
Another Crook Comes Calling At Branch

Using a handgun as his withdrawal slip, a bandit swiped thousands of dollars in cash last Thursday, July 9, from a Long Island City bank that had been held up on two other occasions earlier this year, according to police. More...

Also Looks To Save City Tap Water
A jam-packed Community Board 5 meeting, held July 8 at Christ The King Regional High School, saw the body examine work at local parks, a plan to thwart upstate drilling and the proposal for a new waste transfer facility in West Maspeth. More...
Say Rego Park Man Manipulated Clinic Patients For Insurance $$$
The alleged mastermind behind an elaborate health insurance fraud ring operated out of two Bronx clinics—where patients received medical treatments and procedures they did not need—has roots in Rego Park, it was announced. More...
Trip Along Major Roadway Adds Insight On Ethnicities
There's more than meets the eye as cultures collide along the Roosevelt Avenue strip. Queens historian Jack Eichenbaum recently guided a two-mile tour of the area from Jackson Heights to Sunnyside, beginning at the Manuel de Dios Unanue triangle at 84th Street and Roosevelt Avenue. More...
Like Elvis Presley before him, the demise of Michael Jackson has engaged the entire world, and the parallels are spooky. Both Presley and Jackson lived isolated, somewhat bizarre lives, eventually destroying themselves with drugs administered by doctors on their payrolls. This was a proven fact in Presley's case; there is strong evidence in Jackson's. More...
If you have a competitive fantasy team on your hands, a couple of tweaks is probably all you'll need to ensure a meaningful threemonth stretch ahead. More...
In the course of American history, there have been three major industrial revolutions that helped transform the United States into a commercial superpower. More...
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On June 1, the Greater Ridgewood Restoration Corporation (GRRC) launched its annual fund-raising appeal for its programs. Once again, they are asking the community for support. "[The] GRRC's programs contribute in a major way to community quality of life," said program coordinator Peggy O'Kane. More...