Warehouse Had Millions In Fake Merchandise by Robert Pozarycki
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,
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.
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.
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,
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.
Letters from readers are invited
and should be sent by regular mail to
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accompanied by the writer’s full
name and address, which will be
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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...