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September 3, 2009  RSS feed
Cops Catch Him Climbing Through Window
Careful surveillance work by police officers with the 104th Precinct reportedly led to the arrest of a Bushwick man who was caught climbing through a window to a Ridgewood apartment last More...

Six firefighters were hospitalized with minor injuries while battling a one-alarm fire that consumed a Woodside home last Wednesday morning, Aug. 26, it was reported. More...

Local Auxiliary Officers Saluted At City Hall Ceremony
Though they don’t receive a paycheck for their services, the volunteer auxiliary officers at two local police precincts were recognized for their day-to-day efforts in a special way   More...
Pair Caught Near Glendale Park
Instead of helping a man who tripped while walking through a Glendale intersection, a pair of knife-wielding bandits took the opportunity to rob him of his cash early last Tuesday morning, Aug. 25, police reported.   More...
Former Pol Details Family’s Escape From Taliban
An Afghani family’s American dream of a better life away from a war-torn homeland is coming to fruition in Maspeth, as a husband and wife have joined forces to open a produce market on Fresh Pond Road.   More...
The Leadership Factor
When I think of recent effective leaders, two names top the list: Winston Churchill and Ronald Reagan.  More...
Blau Weiss Gottschee's U11 Celtic Boys traveled up to Hudson Valley to participate in the Northeast Summer Slam U12 Division and came back victorious after sweeping the competition. More...
Three Other Schools Are Expanded
Classes will resume at New York City public schools this Wednesday, Sept. 9, and for the students of the newly-renamed P.S./I.S.  More...
MARY STEFFENS of Ronkonkoma, New York, formerly of Ridgewood, died on August 29, 2009 at the age of 65. More...
Bags of gold that found their way east during the great California gold rush are being returned in kind to the West Coast, courtesy of Local 1199, the hospital workers’ union.   More...
Metropolitan Transportation Authority
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, Sept. 2. Last minute changes to service and operating schedules may be made due to weather-related conditions or emergency repairs.   More...