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Firefighters from Engine Co. 319 helped save one of the nine lives of a cat who was trapped inside a Middle Village home that caught fire on Sunday morning, June 27, FDNY sources stated. More...
Two Dead, One Hurt In Separate Shootings

Within less than two hours, a pair of Bushwick residents were killed and a third individual was seriously injured in a series of shootings along local streets last Saturday morning, June 26, police reported. More...

Schools, Trains, Ice Cream Trucks Draw Fire
Emotions ran high at the Juniper Park Civic Association (JPCA) meeting held last Thursday at Our Lady of Hope Church in Middle Village, as residents aired their frustrations with trucks, trains, transient residents and students that pass through their communities. More...
Used Website To Lure Young Victim
An Elmhurst teenager will be spending the next four decades of his life behind bars for orchestrating the gang rape of a 16-year-old girl he had met on the Internet at a home in Woodside in June 2008, law enforcement sources said. More...
Area Shows Offer Music To Every Ear
Great entertainment under warm summer skies at no cost to visitors are promised at a number of free outdoor concerts scheduled to take place around Queens this July and August. Some of the events, which are scheduled to take place rain or shine, include the following: Ridgewood More...
(AP) The sweeping overhaul of the U.S. financial industry is President Barack Obama’s answer to Americans’ outrage over Wall Street bailouts. But come November, if more Americans don’t have jobs, Democrats in Congress could very well lose theirs, too. More...
Unity Key In Fight For Area Schools
Parents were urged to stick together in their advocacy for area students at the District 24 Community Education Council (CEC 24) meeting held last Tuesday, June 22 at P.S. 102 in Elmhurst. More...
KAREN M. BARDROFF of Pennsylvania died on June 28, 2010 at the age of 41. A native of Glendale, she was the loving daughter of Marilyn Loeb and Raymond Bardroff, stepdaughter of Alisinia Bardroff and Daniel Loeb, dear sister of Sharon McDermott and Raymond and Daniel Bardroff, and devoted partner of Kathi. Services were held at the George Werst Funeral Home, 71-41 Cooper Avenue, Glendale. More...
America declared freedom 234 years ago this Sunday, July 4. Many wars have been fought since then to keep this country safe, but currently we are in a war in the wrong place, and for the wrong reasons. More...
Dear Editor: A group of us parents who use Rosemary’s Playground on Woodward Avenue and Madison Street in Ridgewood are very angry about the state of the park and are trying to get the situation corrected with the help of City Council Member Elizabeth Crowley. The park, located by the Ridgewood library branch, is completely decrepit. More...
With apologies to Rod Serling and his classic Twilight Zone TV series, there is a signpost up ahead in America, and it reads, “The Chaos Zone.” The firing of Gen. More...