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December 17, 2009  RSS feed
Water Line Rupture Leaves Residents Dry
More than 60 homes on a block near the Maspeth/Woodside border were left dry for several hours on Tuesday, Dec. 15, after a water main ruptured, causing thousands of gallons of water to spill onto the block, it was reported.   More...
Cops Collar Mugger After Season’s Beating

An alleged bandit who roughed up a woman and stole her pocketbook at a Maspeth street corner early last Saturday morning, Dec. 12, was busted by 104th Precinct officers a short distance from the scene of the mugging, according to police.   More...

Woodhaven Residents Want City To Eliminate Illegal Conversions
A recent fire in Woodside that resulted in the death of three people sparked complaints about illegal conversions in Woodhaven during Saturday’s Woodhaven Residents Block Association (WRBA) meeting at the Woodhaven-Richmond Hill   More...
Ex-Boyfriend Is Sought As Suspect
Law enforcement agents are seeking a 43-year-old man wanted for allegedly stabbing his girlfriend to death inside her Long Island City apartment during an apparent domestic dispute last Saturday morning, Dec. 12, it was reported.   More...
Gov. Against Taxing Bonuses
(AP) Wall Street’s best and brightest, whose jobs were saved by a taxpayer-funded $700 billion bailout just months ago, will soon be getting their annual six-figure bonuses, usually   More...
Run To Daylight Wraps Up With All-Star Game The Queens Falcons’ Run to Daylight Football League All-Stars capped off a phenomenal first season with a tough loss to the all-star team laid highlig More...
Board 5 Members Seek More Seats For Local Students At New School
More students living in Glendale should be zoned to attend a new high school being developed on the Metropolitan Avenue campus in Forest Hills, according to members of Community Board 5 during the advisory body’s Dec.  More...
Things have become so bleak in the American job market that the prospect of moving terrorists from a facility in Guantanamo Bay in Cuba to a virtually empty prison in Illinois is now being considered an opportunity for gainful employment.   More...
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Is It Warm In Here?
At the opening of the climate change conference in Copenhagen, Denmark, this week, they showed a video of children trapped by onrushing water. One little girl was left hanging on to a tree limb. Chicken Little had to be proud.   More...
Training Sessions To Feel Lighter Than Air
Ridgewood resident Heather Hammond of Helium Aerial Dance isn’t just hanging around—she’s climbing high on her aerial silks.   More...