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November 12, 2009  RSS feed
Firefighters Can’t Save Three In Blaze At Illegal Dwelling
Three residents lost their lives after being injured in a onealarm fire inside an illegally-converted Woodside home last Saturday morning, Nov.  More...

The first annual Middle Village Veterans Day Parade stepped off on Sunday, Nov. 8, as area residents turned out in droves to pay tribute to veterans of America’s armed forces. More...

Board 2 Hears Of Potential Options For Newtown Creek
Possible initiatives for cleaning up the polluted Newtown Creek were unveiled to Board 2 at its Nov. 5 meeting at Sunnyside Community Services.   More...
Four people suffered minor injuries after a van and sedan collided at the corner of Roosevelt Avenue and 86th Street in Jackson Heights at around 4:30 a.m. last Saturday, Nov. More...
Lectures, Books, Exhibits Raise Community Awareness
Every time someone talks about a building that no longer exists or a business that operates only in memory, the subject is history.   But for those venerable institutions and structures that have continued to stand strong over time—like the 100-year-old Queensboro Bridge—the history is cause for celebration.   More...
Visiting The White House
The day before Halloween, the White House released a partial list of visitors since Jan. 20 of this year. The list is fascinating and highlights exactly what kind of house the Obamas are running.   More...
U11 Girls Romp; U10 Girls Lose Shorthanded
Blau Weiss’ Academy teams played in some preseason tune up matches over the weekend while the rest of the club’s squads were busy in league action.   More...
Aren’t people and governments supposed to learn from their mistakes?   With governments, it seems that the only thing learned is how to make the same mistake over and over.   More...
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Thanking All Veterans For Serving Country With Honor
When then-Governor Ronald Reagan introduced returning POW John McCain at a speaking engagement in 1974, the future president asked, “Where do we find such men?”   He was speaking of many veterans, when he answered, “We find them in our streets, in the office, the shops and the working places of our country and on the farms.”   More...
Wartime Billboards Were Tribute To Locals Serving Their Country
The date of the newspaper with this week’s “Our Neighborhood” column is one day after Nov. 11—Veterans Day.   In recognizing the importance of this national commemoration, we have a photo of the Glendale Honor Roll.   More...