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December 3, 2009  RSS feed
Unholy Vandals Leave Curse On Church
Parishioners heading to Sunday Mass at St. Pancras Church in Glendale on Nov.  More...
Students, Parents Want Campus Expanded

Parents turned out in droves at the last Tuesday’s Community Education District 24 Council (CEC 24) meeting to demand that the Department of Education (DOE) extend and improve facilities at P.S./I.S. 87 in Middle Village.  More...

Locals: Woodside Playground Is Overrun By Day Laborers
The continued presence of day laborers in a Woodside park had residents steamed at the 108th Precinct Community Council’s Nov.  More...
Suspects Still On Lam, Say Police
An apparent dispute between several residents of a South Ozone Park home last Wednesday night, Nov. 26, reportedly came to a bloody end when two of the combatants knifed a 40- year-old man in the stomach.   More...
Governor Touts NYHELPs Program
Gov. David A. Paterson today announced that the New York Higher Education Loan Program (NYHELPs), the state’s new low-cost student loan program, will offer New York families favorable rates on loans that will be made available for students attending college this spring.   More...
Obama Seeks To Cut Emissions
(AP) President Barack Obama will commit the United States to substantial cuts in greenhouse gas pollution over the next decade—despite resistance in Congress over higher costs—when he travels to a major climate conference in Copenhagen next week.   More...
Gold, White Play Hard In Losing Efforts
The first game of the Queens Falcons’ in-house Run to Daylight Football League playoffs saw the second place Blue Team take on the third place Gold Team.   Blue Team won the toss and deferred to the second half. Gold team received the ball but, penalties stalled their opening drive and they were forced to punt.   More...
Crews Clearing Way For Maspeth Project
Demolition has started on the former restaurant supply warehouse occupying the Maspeth site where a new public high school complex for 1,100 students is scheduled to be built beginning next year.   More...
It is about time that New Yorkers showed some good oldfashioned outrage over the federal government’s decision to put to trial five members of the al-Qaeda terrorist army in a Manhattan court instead of a military tribunal.   More...
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Faithfully Angry
It took a while, we’re talking decades, but finally some American religious leaders say they are fed up. A few days ago, a faith-based group including Archbishop Timothy Dolan of New York issued a scathing indictment of secularism in the U.S. entitled “The Manhattan Declaration: A Call of Christian Conscience.”   More...