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August 27, 2009  RSS feed
From across the city and around the country, former players of softball teams in the Ridgewood area gathered for their annual Old Timers’ game last Saturday, Aug. More...
Five Years Later, Stabbing Suspect Is Caught

Genetic evidence recovered from the scene of the bloody knifing of a 29-year-old man in Ridgewood in 2004 reportedly matched the DNA of a Massachusetts man who was brought back to Queens last week to answer to second-degree murder charges, it was reported.   More...

Groups Plan To Grow Produce On Footprint Of Historic Farm
Neighborhood activists and elected officials joined administrators of a local yeshiva to break ground on a community garden in Glendale last Thursday, Aug. 20.   More...
Hit Elmhurst Shopping Mall, Flushing St.
A Ridgewood resident and his brother have been charged with breaking into Queens parking meters on two separate occasions and stealing a total of 8,600 quarters.   More...
Meditation Teacher Presents Her Message At Library
Whether the cause of trouble was a mean boss or a nasty landlord, Queens residents hoping to relieve their levels of daily stress received some suggestions at the Richmond Hill library.   More...
Voters Give NY Pols Poor Marks
(AP) You click open your job re view from the boss and it says you’re doing a lousy job, you aren’t up to making tough decisions, and you’re an embarrassment.   More...
Outscores Opponents 42-14 To Claim Crown
The Ozone Howard Terminators won the Hollis- Bellaire-Queens Village- Bellerose (HBQVB) 8U Lomangino Tournament in a decisive 9-1 victory in the championship game over a terrific team from Glen Cove.   More...
Any time a government official starts whining about their perceived concept of undue torture against terrorists, they should be made to sit and watch the agonizing choice made by hundreds of people trapped in the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001.   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@times newsweekly.com. All letters must be accompanied by the writer’s full name and address, which will be withheld upon request.  More...
Have A Nice Vacation, Mr. President
President Obama can’t seem to catch a break. He’s heading to the is land of Martha’s Vineyard for vaca tion, but so is Hurricane Bill. The big storm may brush the Atlantic Coast, bringing even more wind and rain into the president’s life.   More...
Salute From Class Salutatorian Who Adds Names To School Photo
School was out during July and August, but not in the memories of some readers who shared their re membrances and photos.   In the July 2 and July 23, 2009 is sues, we had some submissions re garding the 1959 graduating class at P.S. 93 (now I.S. 93) in Ridgewood.   More...