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July 8, 2010  RSS feed
Cash Found To Keep Glenridge Going
The Glenridge Senior Center has been given a new lease on life by the City Council, as an infusion of funding secured in the new budget will allow the Ridgewood facility to remain open for at least another year.   More...
Motorcyclist, Man Injured In Weekend Wrecks

Traveling on local streets this Independence Day weekend was a life-threatening experience for a motorcyclist and a pedestrian who were injured in two separate accidents in Maspeth and along the Glendale/Forest Hills border, police reported.   More...

Two firefighters suffered minor injuries while battling a two-alarm blaze at a South Ozone Park home last Thursday morning, July 1, Fire Department sources said. More...
Myrtle Ave. Group Talks Prevention
Crime prevention strategies were the order of the day at the 22nd annual Myrtle Avenue Business Improvement District’s (BID) Tuesday, June 29 meeting in which NYPD representatives detailed plans to create a safer environment for local merchants More...
Say Satisfaction Up As Volume Soars
Wyckoff Heights Medical Center (WHMC) is set to lift the curtain on its new Emergency Services Department, the beneficiary of a multi-million dollar renovation that hospital officials say will increase capacity, expand the range of services offered and improve patient satisfaction.   More...
(AP) The most startling development in the rolling, screeching train wreck of a 2010 legislative session that ended last week may be that the government known mostly for its dysfunction actually started showing signs of functioning.   More...
Rookie And Bantam Division Teams Take Trophies
In 1989, gas prices were a lot less expensive, Johnny Carson was still hosting The Tonight Show, Bette Midler had the number one hit “Wind Beneath My Wings” and Sacred Heart won a CYO baseball championship.   More...
ANONA BERDINE JOHNSON, formerly of Ridgewood, died June 25 2010, at the age of 95, in her new home in northern New York State where she had moved two years ago with her younger daughter Carolyn, to be near her older daughter Janet, Janet's older son Mark, and cherished great-grandchildren Maia, Elizabeth, Jarrett, Phoenix and Luke. More...
Forty-one years ago, on July 16, 1969, three men took off from Cape Kennedy (Canaveral), Fla. in a rocket headed for the moon. Four days later, the nation was glued to their TV sets to watch the spectacular event of man touching down on the lunar surface.   More...
Dear Editor: Before school ended for the year, a sign was put up at the entrance of P.S. 153’s schoolyard in Maspeth which states that the playground will be open from 8 a.m. to dusk everyday when school is not in session.   More...
Even a simple guy like me can figure out these words from the U.S. Constitution: “The right of the people to keep and bear arms, shall not be infringed.” That’s contained in the Second Amendment. So why did four Supreme Court justices this week vote to infringe on the right to bear arms?   More...