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February 4, 2010  RSS feed
A unique arrest by the 108th Precinct’s Cop of the Month and an increase in area robberies in the new year were the topics of note at the precinct’s Community Council meeting held on Tuesday, Jan. 26 at Sunnyside Community Services.   More...
Bandits Leave Mess After Breaking Into Home

Two teenagers who allegedly ransacked a pair of apartments inside a Middle Village house last Wednesday afternoon, Jan. 27, were caught by police a short time later with a duffel bag full of stolen items, authorities said.   More...

One person was hospitalized with minor burns suffered during a one-alarm fire that broke out inside a Ridgewood home last Friday night, Jan. 29, Fire Department sources said. More...
Assailant, Cohorts Leave Him For Dead After Stabbing In Ridgewood
Detectives nabbed a Brooklyn resident who allegedly took part in the mugging and stabbing of a man at a Ridgewood intersection last Wednesday afternoon, Jan. 27, police reported.   More...
Celebrating Its Centennial Year
As St. Brigid School celebrates its 100th anniversary this month, Principal Sheila Smith-Gonzalez keeps her eyes on the future.   More...
Security Costs Stop Trial Plans
(AP) A letter and a speech may have doomed plans to bring the Sept. 11 terror trial to New York.   More...
BW Did Well Against Older Competition
Those who falsely believe that youth is wasted on the young should have seen the action last weekend as Blau Weiss Gottschee wrapped up its 22nd Annual Indoor tournament with competitions in the following divisions: Boys U8; Boys U10 and Girls U12.   Boys U7 results   More...
Newtown H.S. Making Progress: Principal
Current and former students of Newtown High School took a firm stand against the closure of their facility at a Wednesday, Jan. 27 town hall meeting in the school’s auditorium in More...
MICHAEL CONNELL of Ridgewood died on January 24, 2010. He was the loving son of John and Marie Connell, dear brother of Laurie Ruggiero and Lisa Scardamaglia, and fond uncle of Anthony Ruggiero, Damian Scardamaglia and Nicholas Scardamaglia. Mass of Christian Burial was offered at St. Luke’s Church in Whitestone followed by interment in St. More...
They’re off and running–well, almost–with yet another attempt to bring video lottery terminals (VLTs) to Aqueduct Racetrack.   More...
The Right Stuff
Watch out. America is moving to the right, and it’s happening fast. The vote in Massachusetts was an ideological earthquake whose tremors are still being felt all over the country. When a big-government guy like President Obama takes to the lectern to announce he wants to freeze some federal spending, you know hell might be freezing over, as well.   More...
What’s In A Name? Continuing A Look Back At Local History
The Old Timer’s historical tour through our local geography continues this week with the story of Bushwick’s origins and a look at area byways, intersections and parks.   More...