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July 22, 2010  RSS feed
Fast-Moving Fire At Ridgewood Residence Injures 14
Nine residents and five firefighters suffered injuries after a one-alarm blaze engulfed a Ridgewood apartment house on Wednesday afternoon, July 21, Fire Department sources said.   More...
Activists Press City To Intervene

Following a tug-of-war with community activists that lasted several years, the owners of the former site of St. Saviour’s Church in Maspeth are seeking to build several warehouses on part of the one-acre property.   More...

Last Aqueduct Bidder Awaits Rulings
The last remaining bidder for the contract to operate 4,500 video lottery terminals (VLTs) at Aqueduct Racetrack unveiled its proposal to remake the South Ozone Park facility at a public hearing hosted by Community Board 10 last Thursday, July   More...
Three Caught On Tape With Firearm
The NYPD is searching for three suspects caught on videotape robbing a victim at gunpoint in Jackson Heights on Sunday, July 7.   More...
Year-Old Bar Undergoes Rehab
Revamping a rapidly deteriorating bar wasn’t too tall of a task for a group of enterprising music producers who recently reopened historic Neir’s Tavern to the delight of several Woodhaven residents.   More...
(AP) Far-reaching legislation aimed at reining in Wall Street marks the latest and likely the last major achievement by President Barack Obama and the Democratic-controlled Congress, an 18-month partnership that strove simultaneously to fix a battered economy and enact sweeping changes to health care, education and more.   More...
Hope Success On Long Island Bodes Well For Regular Season
Things could be looking up for the Christ the King Regional High School football team, if the results of a recent 7-on-7 tournament are any indication. More...
IDA (IRENE) AMENDOLARO (nee Costa) of Glendale passed away on July 12, 2010 at the age of 78. Born May 26, 1932, in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, Irene was the only child of John and Josephine (Ippolito) Costa. She married her beloved husband Martin (Mario) Amendolaro in 1957. More...
Is there not an honest person in Congress who will stand up and proclaim the truth that there are not enough jobs for middle class Americans because so many of them are now overseas?   More...
Dear Editor: For two years, I have been putting up with the constant stench of rail cars parked behind my home. These are left there overnight for pickup and ultimately transported to their final dumping location.   More...
According to NAACP President Ben Jealous, the tea party is chock full of racist people bent on harming African-Americans.   More...