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May 20, 2010  RSS feed
A motorcyclist sustained a broken arm after his ride collided with a livery cab at the intersection of Metropolitan and Arnold avenues on the Ridgewood/Maspeth border at 1 p.m. More...
Five Beat Man Unconscious In Bushwick

Armed with a wooden stick, a group of assailants attacked and critically injured a Bushwick man at a neighborhood intersection early on Sunday morning, May 16, authorities reported.   More...

Board 9: Night Spot Patrons Are Out Of Control
Richmond Hill community members were livid about various forms of disorderly conduct and other crimes by patrons of a local bar at the Tuesday, May 11 Community Board 9 meeting held at the New Center at Maple Grove Cemetery in Kew Gardens. More...
A man was taken into custody for allegedly setting a one-alarm fire inside a Woodside apartment house on Monday afternoon, May 17, that injured two residents, Fire Department sources said. More...
To Honor Pair At Memorial Day Parade
While it’s been 65 years since the end of World War II, many surviving veterans can still vividly recollect the struggle, bloodshed and ultimate triumph of the United States over the axis powers of Germany and Japan.   More...
(AP) New York Gov. David Paterson saw the state running out of money so he delayed payments to some powerful special interests and ordered furloughs of state workers. Now he’s getting sued by unions and school advocates.   More...
Girls U11 Reaches Waldbaum’s Cup Final
Gottschee’s U16 and U14 Soccer Development Academy teams won 2-0 and 5-0 respectively, while the U18’s was edged 4-3 and Celtic, U10A and U9A advanced to the semifinals of the U.S. Club Soccer tournament and the Girls U11 moved on to the Waldbaum’s Cup final.   Under 18 Academy results   More...
Liu: Used To Finance Construction
City Comptroller John C. Liu and leaders of the New York City Congressional Delegation announced the launch last week of the city’s first sale of Qualified School Construction Bonds (QSCBs).   More...
JOHN TSCHINKEL of New Hyde Park, formally of Ridgewood, died on May 11, 2010 at the age of 90. A native of Nesselthal, Gottschee, Austria, he was the widower of the late Erna and Hilda, devoted father of Erna Stalzer and John W. More...
With money so tight, everyone who works for a living finds themselves living within a very tight budget–everyone, that is, except the legislators that take up space in Albany.   More...
The Gospel According To Nancy
Despite global warming, hell might be freezing over, because the very liberal Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi is apparently encouraging the Catholic clergy to campaign for immigration reform from the pulpit during Sunday mass. Wow. <  More...
Old Timer Continues History Of Area Church Into The Early-20th Century
The Old Timer brings his history of the United Presbyterian Church of Ridgewood, located on the west side of 60th Place between Metropolitan Avenue and Bleecker Street, into the 20th century this week, detailing the ministries of 1875-1902.   More...