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November 26, 2009  RSS feed
What started out as a dispute between a former employee and a Middle Village business owner last Friday morning, Nov.  More...

Just days before the unofficial start of the Christmas shopping season, police seized a bounty of counterfeit designer merchandise with a estimated street value running into the millions from a Maspeth warehouse during a raid on Tuesday, More...

Nobody was injured after a one-alarm fire broke out in the basement of a vacant home in Corona last Wednesday morning, Nov. 18, Fire Department sources said. The fire reportedly started at 5:40 a.m. More...
Cops Urge Community To Do Their Part To Help Combat Street Gangs
Residents of Corona and Elmhurst were given the lowdown on a recent spike in gang-related violence at the Monday, Nov. 16 110th Precinct Community Council meeting held at the Bethzatha Church of God in Elmhurst.   More...
Ferraro Championed Cause For Ridgewood and Glendale
Geraldine Ferraro will be remembered as the country’s first female candidate of a major party to run for the office of vicepresident, but her local legacy is recalled every time Ridgewood and Glendale residents put their address on a piece of mail.   More...
Legislature Fails To Tackle Budget
(AP) In a weird two weeks in a singularly weird place, Albany’s most confounding moment might have been when lawmakers said New Yorkers should appreciate how hard they toiled in a bipartisan More...
Active Weekend For Club Nets Good Results
Gottschee/NYC Academy soared to victory on Saturday, Nov. 21 at Aviator Field, defeating New Jersey Soccer Academy in U18, U16 and U14 divisions.   More...
Parents Learn About Classroom Harassment
Parents and educators were informed of the dangers of school bullying and how to begin curbing the constant harassment and intimidation that many students face in the classroom at the Thursday, More...
GERALDINE (Gerry) HOWE died on November 14, 2009 in West Palm Beach, Florida. A longtime resident of Glendale and Ridgewood, she was the devoted mother of James E. Jr., Cynthia Glassman and Kenneth, motherin law of Lisa Howe, dear grandmother of Jason, Krystel, Nicole, Stacey and Anthony, great-grandmother of Kayla, Anthony, Ethan and Addison. More...
As soon as Thanksgiving ends, Christmas begins. Right off the bat, this newspaper wishes to advise that any tree lightings, concerts or other festivities taking place from now until Dec. 25 and published here will be referred to as Christmas—not holiday—events.   More...
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Hammering Sarah
With the possible exceptions of Richard Nixon and George W. Bush, no modern era politician has been more derided by the media than Sarah Palin. And the attacks do not stop with her. They include nasty rumors about her family and even the mocking of her children.   More...
Readers Help To Turn Back Page To Good Times At The Boulevard
With an eye towards Thanksgiving, as part of last week’s “Our Neighborhood,” we presented old advertisements for Thanksgiving dinner at two eateries no longer in business.   One of them was the Howard Johnson’s restaurant on Queens Boulevard in Rego Park.   More...