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January 7, 2010  RSS feed
Victim Held Up At Gunpoint On Subway Platform
Police are searching for two men who allegedly robbed a straphanger at gunpoint at the Bushwick Avenue/Aberdeen Street L train station on Christmas Day, it was reported.   More...
Four Stabbed At Oz. Pk. Social Club

Five men were arrested for stabbing four patrons of a New Year’s Eve party outside an Ozone Park social club, it was reported.   According to police reports, the four victims, ranging in age from 24 to 38, were at a New Year’s Eve party at a social club located at 122-30 Rockaway Blvd.   More...

Four Crashes Start The New Year Off With A Bang
The new year was unkind to motorists throughout Brooklyn and Queens, with four separate car crashes taking place in the first days of 2010, including three on Saturday, Jan. 2.   More...
Arrested For Growing Weed In Basement
A South Ozone Park man—allegedly shot at by two men during an argument in front of his home—was himself arrested after police officers responding to the incident found a marijuana-growing operation in his basement, it was reported.   More...
Parish Preps For Year Long Observance
This past Christmas Eve marked the kickoff of Richmond Hill’s Holy Child Jesus Church’s yearlong 100th anniversary celebration, which will include pilgrimages, an outdoor procession and other ceremonial events in 2010.   More...
Prez In Damage Control Mode
(AP) The Obama administration claim that “the system worked” after a failed aircraft bombing wasn't quite as jolting as President George W. Bush's “Brownie, you're doing a heckuva job” while New Orleans sank under deadly Hurricane Katrina. But both raised disturbing questions about presidential response in a time of crisis.   More...
Laurelton Sisters Draw College Interest
On a bitterly cold New Year’s Eve, hundreds of high schoolage female athletes—some from as far away as Philadelphia and New Jersey—flocked to Brooklyn’s Pratt Institute to compete at the 36th Annual Colgate Women’s Games, the nation’s longest running free track and field competition for girls an  More...
Does anyone remember the old corny joke “the shirt and pants do all the work, and the tie gets all the gravy?”   Well, the joke’s on us, and China, Russia and Norway are the ones making us look like clowns.   More...
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It was puzzling to read opinion pieces in liberal newspapers like The New York Times and Newsday lamenting the Christmas Day al- Qaida attempt to blow up a Northwest Airlines jet. Most of the liberal press agreed: That was not a nice thing to do, and those terrorists should stop the attacks this very minute.  More...