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March 4, 2010  RSS feed
Questions Abound Over New School Plan
Members of Community Board 5 were left with more questions than answers following a presentation by the School Construction Authority (SCA) regarding plans to build a new public elementary school in Ridgewood during a public hearing <  More...

In the midst of last week’s winter storm, several businesses in Maspeth lost power last Thursday morning, Feb. More...

Campaign Continues To Turn Empty Church Property Into Public Green
Hoping to pique the interest and attention of state and city agencies, the president of the Newtown Historical Society has unveiled a computer-generated rendering of a public park on the former site of St. Saviour’s Church in Maspeth.   More...
Cops Seek Clues In Howard Bch. Caper
The godless burglar who broke into a Howard Beach church last Friday, Feb.  More...
Annual March in Woodside
For the 11th year, the St. Pat’s For All Parade will march through the communities of Woodside and Sunnyside this Sunday, Mar. 7.   With a theme of “cherishing all the children of the nation equally,” the parade will begin at 2 p.m. at 43rd Street and Skillman Avenue in Sunnyside, heading east.   More...
Gov’s Friends Are Worst Enemies
(AP) Gov. David Paterson’s inspiring, tumultuous political rise and fall is ending under the weight of suspicion that he chose personal loyalty over the integrity of his office—suspicions that still have some people demanding his resignation.   More...
U16 Academy Drops Heartbreaker In Buffalo
Gottschee Academy teams braved the severe winter weather last weekend to travel to upstate Buffalo, where the Under 18 registered a 2-0 shutout of Empire Soccer Club.   More...
Comptroller Wants Better Deal For Schools
New York City Comptroller John C. Liu responded to questions about the Senate’s approval last Wednesday, Feb. 24 of a $15 billion jobs bill, which included a provision for a 45 percent subsidy rate for Qualified School Construction Bonds (QSCBs)..   More...
CARMEN GLORIA VAZQUEZ of Ridgewood died on February 27, 2010 at the age of 62. A native of San Juan, Puerto Rico, she was the devoted mother of Carol A. Knapp, Jolaine Laccitello, Salena Knapp and Robert Knapp, and dear sister of John Vazquez; also survived by seven grandchildren and two grandchildren. More...
There seems to be two things that everyone from the President of the United States on down can’t seem to get straight: health care and jobs.   More...
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Keep Our Fire Companies Open
Fires do not care about budgets, and that is the burning truth! More...
Historical Tour Continues From Dry Harbor To East Ridgewood
The Old Timer continues his historical tour of neighborhood geography, traveling from old Dry Harbor to the so-called East Ridgewood subdivision in Glendale.   More...