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September 17, 2009  RSS feed
Vandal Hacks Away At Trees In Rampage
Middle Village parkgoers are fuming over the destruction of a dozen recently-planted trees in Juniper Valley Park that were cut down by an unknown vandal sometime between last Saturday night, Sept. 12, and the following morning.   More...
Caught On Tape Robbing Office

Video evidence and fingerprints reportedly led police to an Ozone Park man arrested last Wednesday, Sept. 9 for allegedly robbing a Ridgewood plumbing business last month, law enforcement sources said.   More...

Commission Approves Plan To Preserve Ridgewood Apt. Houses
The New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) unanimously approved on Tuesday, Sept.  More...
Took Recyclables, Sold Them For Cash
A recent 72-hour enforcement operation conducted by the Queens District Attorney’s office and the New York City Business Integrity Commission (BIC) targeting unlicensed individuals stealing recyclables from commercial locations around More...
Grover Cleveland Grads Learned Much From Performing
Holding a school reunion means providing former classmates with the chance to swap memories, but for some Grover Cleveland High School (GCHS) graduates, there could be just as much show as tell.   That’s the way it is with people whose favorite school experiences in volved a stage.   More...
State Senate Reform Stalls
(AP) New York’s senators returned to Albany last week after holding themselves hostage this summer in a nasty power struggle that gridlocked government for more than a month and capp  More...
Area Youth Dust Off Soccer Spikes
St. Margaret’s fifth grade soccer team opened its season with a 1-0 victory over their closest rival, Our Lady of Hope, it was reported.   More...
Also: Metro. Ave. School Complex On Time, On Budget
School Construction Authority (SCA) officials gave Community Board 6 a surprise at the board’s monthly meeting in Kew Gardens: Forest Hills’ P.S.  More...
Have we all fallen down the rabbit hole into Lewis Carroll’s fictional Wonderland, where Alice found everything to be a bit screwy?   More...
The John Adams Project
When I think of the terrorist atroc ity that happened eight years ago, I feel deeply for people like Vic and Christina Colaio. These two fine Americans lost their sons Stephen and Mark, who both worked in the World Trade Center. Along with their daughter, Jean, the elderly couple suffers their loss on a daily basis. Time does not heal those kinds of wounds.   More...
Readers Stir Memories Of Others About Two Classes Of Graduates
Interest continues to register with readers regarding graduating classes at two Ridgewood schools the Class of 1959 at P.S. 93 and the Class of 1941 at St. Matthias School.   More...