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April 22, 2010  RSS feed
Community Unites To Stop FDNY Cuts
From every background, age and walk of life, those attending a rally outside the headquarters of Engine Co. 271 on the Ridgewood/Bushwick border in Brooklyn on Monday afternoon, Apr.  More...

Two homes in Ozone Park were badly damaged in a three-alarm fire that was reportedly started last Wednesday afternoon, Apr. 14, by a juvenile who was playing with a lighter. More...

Ulrich Tells Board 9 Crime Spike Is Due To Reductions
A “dramatic” rise in citywide crime is the result of a depleted number of police officers safeguarding the public, a local legislator told members of Community Board 9 during their Apr. 13 meeting in Richmond Hill.   More...
Dispute Turned Deadly In Ridgewood Apt.
The Manhattan man who allegedly strangled a transgender woman inside her Ridgewood apartment last month allegedly doused her body with bleach in an apparent attempt to cover his tracks, law enforcement sources reported.   More...
Volunteers Struggle With Economic Climate
While the effort of saving lives never gets any easier for the crew at the Ridgewood Volunteer Ambulance Corps, their members say there are few experiences as fulfilling as delivering babies on an elevator or providing medical attention to a patient in cardiac arrest whose life is   More...
President Takes Initiative On Reducing Nuclear Arms
(AP) Like his predecessors, President Barack Obama is intent on leaving his mark on history, and he has chosen to do so by helping subdue the nuclear threat that bedevils the modern world.   More...
Defeat Gladiators In Hard-Fought Contest
The Queens Falcons entry in the Winter Warrior Football League headed over to John Adams High School in Ozone Park on April 17, 2010 to fight for the title of league champions.   More...
MARIA ZIMMERMANN (nee Kracker), age 80 years, of Rensselaer, passed away on Tuesday, April 13, 2010 at her residence surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Austria and lived in Queens for many years before moving to Rensselaer 15 years ago. Mrs. Zimmermann was a homemaker and she also worked at Mueller Bros. Knitting Mill in Queens and retired from the Metropolitan Museum of Art. More...
In one breath, the American public is being told that the economy is improving. In the next breath, they’re told that the jobless rate is still above nine percent, and may even creep up a little further.   More...
Speaking Of The Devil
So there I was, speaking at a forum sponsored by Al Sharpton’s National Action Network—not exactly my core audience. But since the reverend comes on my TV program from time to time, I felt it was worthy to return the favor.  More...