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June 10, 2010  RSS feed
Two firefighters suffered minor injuries while fighting a one-alarm fire that consumed a restaurant in East Williamsburg last Thursday night, June 3, Fire Department sources said. More...
Mugger Cuffed For Beating, Robbing Victim

Following a thorough investigation, a Bushwick man was arrested last Saturday, June 5, for allegedly working with several others to recently mug a man on a Ridgewood street, police reported.   More...

Residents Slam Plan At Midville Town Hall
Middle Village’s representative in Congress got an earful from residents still fuming over the recently-passed health care reform laws during a special town hall meeting hosted by the Middle Village Property Owners/Residents Association (MVPORA) last Thursday, June   More...
Kew Gdns. Father, Two Sons Indicted
A father from Kew Gardens and his two sons allegedly swindled Medicaid out of more than $5 million in fraudulent payments through a scheme out of three dental offices they owned in Brooklyn, Queens and the Bronx, law enforcement sources More...
Sunnyside Resident Seeks To Inform Public Of The Truth
A two-year battle to obtain John Lennon surveillance records from the Federal Bureau of Investigation has led a Sunnyside author to take legal action against the agency in the effort of informing the public of what took place on the day of the famed musician’s death.   More...
(AP) If someday political scientists point to a time when politicians running Albany saw the end of the road, the abyss, the point of no return to office because voters were just so fed up, they may take note of the state Democratic and Republican conventions held over th  More...
U11 Celtic Suffers Heartbreaker In Final
The Gottschee U14 Pre-Academy stunned Albertson 4-1, but the U16 Academy lost out on a chance for the playoffs and the Boys U11 Celtic fell in the New York State Cup Final, losing on penalty kicks.   Under 18 Academy results   More...
SCA Presents Plan To Board 4
The city’s push for new schools in Community Board 4 continued, with a new Corona site proposed at the advisory body’s June 1 meeting at Flanders Field VFW in Corona.   More...
ANNA L. (RATH) GRAY of Allentown, Pennsylvania, formerly of Middle Village, passed away peacefully on Sunday morning, June 6, 2010, at the age of 90, in the Lehigh Valley Hospice, surrounded by loved ones. She was predeceased by her husband Walter E. Gray Sr., and survived by daughters Carol-Anne Muller, widow of Francis; Louise Muller and her husband William J. Sr.; and Mary-Elizabeth Gray. More...
It’s graduation time in America. From little tykes in caps and gowns moving up from kindergarden to first grade, to those who have made it through four years of college and then some, the sounds of “Pomp and Circumstance” resonate in the halls of learning.   More...
Dear Editor: Affordable housing is integral to the rezoning plans for Astoria, Long Island City, Sunnyside and Woodside. Unfortunately, affordable housing is a euphemism right out of The Wizard of Oz, or doublespeak out of 1984. It is subsidized payment for someone who cannot afford the true cost of his housing.   More...
President Obama is angry. His brisk demeanor while giving a speech at Carnegie Mellon University a few days ago signaled that loud and clear.  More...