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October 8, 2009  RSS feed
Over 300 seniors were on hand at Ridgewood’s Peter Cardella Center on Sept 29 to witness eight couples who have been married for over 50 years renew their vows. Fr. More...
Cops: Woman Hit, Killed By Unlicensed Driver

A 33-year-old woman from Maspeth was fatally struck by a vehicle driven by an unlicensed motorist that lost control along Metropolitan Avenue on the Maspeth/Ridgewood border last Friday afternoon, Oct. 2, police reported.   More...

Pol Slams Elections System At GPOA
Plans to initiate the legislative process to eliminate runoff elections in New York State were unveiled at the Thursday, Oct. 1 Glendale Property Owners Association (GPOA) meeting held at St. Pancras Church’s Pfeifer Hall.   More...
Shot Gal Pal In Woodhaven Dispute
Eight hours of deliberation were all a jury needed to find a suspended New York City police officer guilty last Wednesday, Sept. 30, of murdering his 22-year-old fiancée along a Woodhaven street in May 2007, it was announced.   More...
Collectors Gather To Swap Items And Hobby Stories
Collectors may have their differences in what they look to acquire, but one thing that they seem to have in common is a desire to share their hobby with others.   At least, that’s the case with the members of the Long Island Stamp Club, who hold their meetings at the Forest Hills Library.   More...
Ethics Panel Goes Apple Picking On State’s Time
(AP) At a time when polls show New Yorkers embarrassed by ethics lapses in Albany, and the latest regulator of ethical behavior itself could be dissolved after its executive director was accused of acting unethically, what are the ethics watchdogs   More...
Sacred Heart School feted its students of the month of September, prying them away from their studies, briefly, for a photo op. More...
There’s talk of another economic stimulus package being put together by President Barack Obama. Apparently, it’s a case of “if at first ...” since the first one didn’t do a damn thing for the general welfare of the people of this country.   More...
President Obama And The Far Left
You’ve got to love Michael Moore. He’s running around promoting his new film that says capitalism is a terrible system, a rotten to the core philosophy. But hold it.  More...
Taking A Ride Down Memory Lane With Neighborhood Street Names
Over the years, the “Our Neigh borhood” column has presented in formation regarding the city’s adoption of “the Philadelphia sys tem” in establishing street addresses, which resulted in changes to street names.   More...