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September 24, 2009  RSS feed
Eye On Child Safety At FOCA Meet
A mother concerned for the well-being of her children and other youngsters at Mafera Park campaigned for the addition of a protective gate in the playground area at the Thursday, Sept.  More...
Pistol-Whips Three To Take Their Cash by Robert Pozarycki

Three men were assaulted by an armed gunman who invaded a home in Richmond Hill last Tuesday night, Sept. 15, and took several hundred dollars in cash, according to police.   More...

CB 5 Budget Initiatives Are Reviewed At GPOA Meeting
Representatives of Community Board 5 visited the Glendale Property Owners Association’s (GPOA) Sept. 17 meeting at St. Pancras Church to discuss their priorities for the current fiscal year.   More...
More Local Raids As Investigation Deepens
The man at the center of a counterterrorism investigation that led to the search of several Flushing homes last week was arrested along with his father and an associate on Sunday, Sept. 20, for allegedly providing false information to the government.   More...
Ridgewood Man Creates Superhero For First Feature
For a Ridgewood filmmaker, it seems only natural that the completion of his first feature would bring a feeling of accomplishment that’s out of this world.   More...
GOP Taps Into Populist Anger
(AP) Republicans, particularly the party’s right wing, are harnessing anger by using age-old us-vs.-them appeals and embracing issues like the economy, health care More...
St. Margaret’s Player Scores First Goal
The Dragons of St. Margaret’s rolled over Our Lady of Snows to improve their record to 2-0 on the young season with a 5-1 victory.   More...
Back in the 1960s and 1970s, investigations of psychiatric institutions revealed abuses that would make the skin crawl.   More...
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Obama And Us
The announcement this week by the feds that the recession could be ending should have been great news for the Obama administration. After all, it is the president’s economy now, and if it turns upward, he will be celebrated, right?   Uh, maybe not.   More...
Reader Recalls The Class Of 1959 At The Forest Elementary School
We have noted the continuing interest in recent months regarding some school pictures that have appeared in the “Our Neighborhood” column.   Among them are photos of the 1959 graduating classes at Ridgewood’s P.S. 93 (now I.S. 93).   More...