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January 14, 2010  RSS feed
New Dutch Kills Hospital Is Proposed
An Astoria hospital announced its intention to build a new, larger facility in Dutch Kills at Community Board 2’s Thursday, Jan. 7 meeting at Sunnyside Community Services.   More...
Units Rush To Kew Gdns. Inferno

Over 200 firefighters rushed to the scene of a four-alarm fire that ripped through a six-story apartment house at 84-70 129th St. in Kew Gardens on Monday, Jan. 11, where they battled a raging inferno.   More...

Member Says Board 4 Too Strict On License Applicants
Emotions were flying high at the Tuesday, Jan. 5 Community Board 4 meeting, held at the Flanders Field VFW Post #150 in Corona, as a heated debate erupted over the way liquor license applications are evaluated.   More...
The NYPD is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the above individual wanted for questioning for an assault that took place on Nov. 26, 2009 at approximately 4:55 a.m. More...
Club Headlines Exciting New Projects
The new year has brought a spell of winter weather, but the Maspeth Lions Club is heating up its efforts with traditional events and new initiatives.   More...
Paterson’s Year To Clean Up Albany
(AP) Gov. David Paterson last Wednesday called for turning New York into a national model of economic strength and trust in government— both now in tatters from historic fiscal and ethical crises.   “This is the winter of our reckoning,” Paterson told a joint session of the Legislature in his State of the State speech.   More...
Here are three hot players to add to your fantasy team in deep leagues: LUKE RIDNOUR (MIL-G): Michael Redd’s season-ending knee injury has sent many fantasy owners scrambling for a replacement. While no one player out there will be able to replicate Redd’s offerings as a pure shooter, relief won’t come in the form of Charlie Bell or Jodie Meeks.   More...
ANTONIA GULOTTA died on January 8, 2010 at the age of 83. She was the widow of the late Gasper, devoted mother of Marie Gulotta, Barbara Gulotta and Christine Keller, motherin law of Edward Hassel, and fond grandmother of Michael and Ryan. A private cremation was held at Fresh Pond Crematory; a Memorial Mass will be held at 9:30 a.m. today, January 14 at St. More...
Last week, President Barack Obama declared: “we are at war, we are at war against al-Qaida. We will do whatever it takes to defeat them.”   This statement was a long time coming, and the main thing missing was a description of what is “al-Qaida.”   More...
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Brit Hume, Tiger Woods And Buddha
My colleague Brit Hume has aroused the ire of some secularists, as well as some Buddhists, by advising Tiger Woods to seek redemption through Christianity in place of his mother’s religion, Buddhism.   More...