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April 8, 2010  RSS feed
Cars Totaled In Quartet Of Collisions
The Jackie Robinson Parkway was the site of four serious accidents that occurred between last Wednesday, Mar. 31 and Sunday, Apr. 4, which left several people seriously injured, Fire Department sources said.   More...
Pair Of Muggers Maul Male For Bag

Beating up a male and taking his backpack on a Ridgewood street was a costly caper for a pair of men who were collared by police a short time after the mugging last Tuesday, Mar. 30, it was reported.   More...

Arts Center Planned In Ridgewood
An ambitious plan to turn the landmarked Ridgewood Theatre into a performing arts center was the talk of a tour of the former moviehouse attended by local merchants, artists and elected officials last Thursday, Apr. 1.   More...
Killed Musician In So. Oz. Pk. Wreck
A New Jersey man will be spending the next two decades in a New York prison after being sentenced last Wednesday, Mar. 31, for causing a pair of accidents while driving drunk in Richmond Hill and South Ozone Park in October 2005 that left one person dead and four others i  More...
Special Awards For Key Club Members
High school seniors living in Maspeth, Middle Village and Woodside are invited by the Kiwanis Club of Maspeth to apply for a number of scholarships to help offset college expenses, it was announced.   More...
GOP Hopefuls Push Reform
(AP) The state budget that drives most of New York state government is late again, a crushing $9.2 billion deficit threatens the state’s solvency, special interests are flexing their considerable muscle, and the Legislature went on its Passover-Easter vacation.   Who would want to be governor?   More...
Sunnyside Native Dies At 40 After Overdose
A Queens native who identified himself as an openly gay professional wrestler was found dead in his Sunnyside apartment on Saturday, Apr. 2 in an apparent suicide, according to reports.   More...
WILLIAM J. FRUSTAGLIA of Glendale died on April 2, 2010 at the age of 93. A native of Queens, he was the husband of the late Antoinette, devoted father of Marie Secrest and William J. Frustaglia Jr., dear brother of Alice Bartone, Gladys Schwartz, Helen Donoghue and Angelo Frustaglia; also survived by grandson James Pietri Jr. and his fiancee Dana Johnson, and great-grandchildren Cody and Autumn. More...
It seems that everywhere you go, someone has a cell phone attached to their ear. From the standard hand-held devices to Bluetooth ear pieces, almost every American has some way to stay connected to family, friends and business associates no matter where they are.   More...
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The Catholic Quandary
Over the years, I have occasionally written about being a practicing Roman Catholic, a fact that sometimes leads to incredulous statements like “You go to More...
Historical Tour Of Local Names Continues With E. Williamsburgh
The Old Timer continues his historical tour of neighborhood geography, this week taking a look at East Williamsburgh.   More...