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March 18, 2010  RSS feed
Steamed Over Cuts To Memorial March
New mandates recently announced by the Police Department that would result in the shortening of the Ridgewood/ Glendale Memorial Day Parade were condemned by community leaders during last Thursday’s Glendale/104th   More...
Cops Slam Brakes On Burglar After Pursuit

A Corona man who led police on a pursuit after being spotted driving a stolen car while talking on a cell phone last Tuesday, Mar.  More...

Nor’easter Knocks Over Trees And Power Lines Across Queens
Power lines and trees were cut across scattered locations in Queens as a nor’easter packing heavy rain and high winds whipped through the New York City metropolitan area between last Friday, Mar. 12, and Sunday, Mar. 14.   More...
Say He Made Confession To 106th Pct.
A 20-year-old Howard Beach man who allegedly stole two chalices from a local church during a recent burglary confessed his sins and admitted to his crime, police reported.   More...
Grand Celebrations For M.V. Faithful
Founded in 1860 as a part of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Brooklyn, St. Margaret’s Church has withstood the test of time and has become a community staple that generations of Middle Village family members have flocked to through the years.   More...
Polls Show Public Has No Faith In Albany Politicians
(AP) New York politics, which has consumed more than a dozen elected officials or top staffers in the past two years, has become a kind of bizarre Survivor show.  More...
Defeat Loughlin In 3-OT Thriller
On Sunday, Mar. 14, Christ The King High School in Middle Village faced Brooklyn’s Bishop Loughlin Memorial High School in the CHSAA Boys Basketball Tournament Championship at Fordham University in the Bronx.   The Royals (23-5) had to play this game without their field general, senior guard Corey Edwards from Jamaica.   More...
Recommends Ridgewood Site With Conditions
Though the blueprints have yet to be drafted by the School Construction Authority, a plan to purchase the site of a former pharmacy in Ridgewood in order to build a new elementary school was recommended for approval by Community   More...
+++ JOSEPH P. STECHER of Walden, N.Y., a truck driver, died on March 11, 2010 at home. He was 81. The son of Paul and Evelyn Stecher, he was born May 3, 1928 in Queens N.Y. He was the widower of Rita Stecher. Joseph was a World War II Navy veteran.  More...
Members of Congress are working to push through a health care bill without a roll call vote, using some sort of loopy voting system to pass the legislation under a haze of parliamentary procedures.   More...
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No Politics At The Oscars, Please
For the first time that I can remember, there were no politically charged comments at the Academy Awards ceremony last Sunday. And I was ready.  More...