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January 28, 2010  RSS feed
A Middle Village man admitted in court last week to going on a drunken joyride in a stolen car and fatally running down two young men as they crossed a neighborhood street one early morning last February, it was announced.   More...
Knife-Wielding Crooks Caught After Caper

Working as a team, two teenagers armed with knifes were caught by police after allegedlying robbing a male of his phone at a Ridgewood street corner last Tuesday night, Jan. 19, it was reported.   More...

MTA Reduction Plan Puts V Line On Midville-To-Manhattan Route
The M train’s days appear to be numbered, as the Metropolitan Transportation Authority announced plans to eliminate the subway line and replace it with an extended V train that would offer commuters in Ridgewood, Middle Village and More...
The driver of an SUV that crashed into three parked cars along 69th Street near 58th Road in Maspeth early last Saturday morning, Jan. 23, reportedly fled from the scene. More...
Gives Shelter To Poor At Woodside Church
A physician’s lifelong commitment to help the poor and destitute has led her to spearhead an annual program at St. Teresa’s Church in Woodside that welcomes in homeless people and makes them feel like family.   More...
State GOP Sees Hope For Future
(AP) New York Republicans are off the endangered species list.   More...
U14 Girls Triumphant At Queens College
The Blau Weiss Gottschee 22nd Annual Indoor Tournament kicked off this past weekend at the Martin Luther High School in Maspeth.   The Boys U9, U11 and U12 were also in action while other teams traveled to various tournaments and the Gottschee/NYC Academy teams traveled to South Central, Connecticut for exhibition games.   More...
Diocese: Enrollment Goal Not Reached
Efforts to keep St. Elizabeth Seton school in Bushwick open have proven futile as the Diocese of Brooklyn and Queens announced last weekend that the elementary school will close its doors this June due to low enrollment.   More...
The dumbing down of America has now reached the Fire Department of New York, courtesy of a ruling handed down by Nicholas G. Garaufis, United States District Court Judge for the Eastern District of New York.   More...
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The Far Left Down For Count
More than anything else, it was the foolishness of the far left that harpooned Martha Coakley in Massachusetts. Independents broke big for Scott Brown, and his own internal polling showed that national security issues like civilian trials for al-Qaida thugs and the president’s seemingly soft approach on terrorism in general helped Brown to a smashing victory.   More...