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March 25, 2010  RSS feed
Ten mentally-disabled children and their two adult companions were lucky to escape a van uninjured after their ride lost a wheel and struck two parked cars in Glendale on Tuesday morning, Mar. More...
Victim Helps Pinch Robber Who Ran Away

Trying to use a pellet gun to swipe cash from a worker at a Maspeth grocery store was a costly caper for a 28-year-old man arrested by police last Thursday morning, Mar.  More...

M Brand Stays On Revised Route, B13 Last Stop At Wyckoff Hospital
The M train will keep running on an altered route and the B13 bus will make its last stop at Wyckoff Heights Medical Center in a revised plan for service cutbacks and changes approved by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) on Wednes  More...
A woman suffered minor injuries after being struck by a car at the intersection of Fresh Pond Road and Woodbine Street just before 1 p.m. last Saturday, Mar. 20, FDNY sources said. More...
Program Helps Alert Authorities
Helping those in the community who suffer from dementia or Alzheimer’s Disease was the featured topic at the 112th Precinct Community Council’s Mar. 17 meeting in Forest Hills.   Alzheimer’s Association   More...
Popularity Sustains Prez In Tough Times
(AP) President Barack Obama has forged a complicated personal connection with the American public: Many voters consider him a principled and inspiring leader even as they question his policies and job performance.   More...
Club Meets Warm Weather With Victories
In a well-played game, Gottschee Academy U14 defeated FC Westchester 4-0. Gottschee went one up on a Billy Athonopoulos’ goal, and then a Jeremy Fedus’ tap in off of a cross made it 2-0 at halftime. Into the second half, Jonathan Zvi scored twice, both 18- yard blasts, that gave Gottschee an unassailable 4-0 lead.   More...
Civic Group Eyes New School Plans
Building and opening new schools in Ridgewood and Maspeth were hot topics raised during last Thursday’s meeting of the Maspeth West End Block Association (MWEBA) at Trinity-St. Andrews Lutheran Church.   More...
DANIEL R. LABIENTO of Centereach, New York, a retired NYPD sergeant, died on March 18, 2010 at home. He was 49. The beloved son of Richard and Joan Labiento, he was born December 8, 1960 in Ridgewood. He was the loving husband of Margaret Labiento (nee Swift). “Danny” was a star pitcher for Thomas Edison High School and Queens College. More...
With all eyes focused on the health care reform law approved by Congress and signed by President Obama this week, the “jobs bill” signed into law last week was lost in the shuffle.   More...
Paging Doctor Kildare
If Obamacare becomes law, about 30 percent of the primary care doctors in America will consider leaving the medical profession.   More...