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October 22, 2009  RSS feed
Tenants Rail Against Cell Tower Plan
Residents and neighbors of a Maspeth apartment building came out in force to last Wednesday’s Community Board 5 meeting in Middle Village to condemn plans by a wireless communications company to install six cell phone antennas atop the st  More...
Hospital Loses Court Fight To Reopen; Qns. Hospital Sites Sold To Realty Co.

As the fate of two Queens hospital sites was sealed, the owner of a dormant Forest Hills medical facility waged a losing fight to reopen.   More...

Officials Are Silent On School Zoning At F.H. Civic Meeting
The future of the Metropolitan Avenue School Campus was the topic of discussion at the Forest Hills Community and Civic Association (FHCCA) session attended More...
Cops Address Lewd Acts In Wooded Public Areas
Recent rapes and lewd behavior in and around Forest Park were brought to the attention of police at the Tuesday, Oct. 13 Community Board 9 meeting held at the Richmond Hill Public Library.   More...
As Halloween Draws Near, This Team Is Staying Busy
Just as holiday shoppers create a pre-Christmas rush for retailers, the weeks before Halloween find ghost hunters in a hurry to keep up with the demands of their own busy season.   More...
With apologies to Louis Armstrong, it is not a wonderful world any longer. Today, it’s a strange and dangerous world where reason and humanity have largely been replaced by fanaticism and treachery.   More...
Gold Team Beats White To Even Record
Weekend action in the Queens Falcons Run To Daylight Football League saw the two winners from Week 1 square off. More...
President Harry S. Truman was not very popular with the press when he was in the White House.   He was poked and prodded, and even his family was in the cross hairs of the media of that day.   More...
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Road Work   Because of ongoing construction work at several locations throughout Queens and Brooklyn, the New York City Department of Transportation has announced numerous street closures in local neighborhoods for the upcoming week.   More...
On a radio show that relies on airing calls from listeners, there can be no program without audience participation.   While that is not exactly the case with the “Our Neighborhood” column, receiving letters and e-mails from readers certainly enhances our efforts—and publishing one can lead to others.   More...