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July 29, 2010  RSS feed
Five people—including three firefighters—were injured after a two-alarm fire broke out inside a Glendale restaurant early on Sunday morning, July 25, Fire Department sources said. More...
Teens Take Down Tombstones At Cemeteries

Six teenagers spent part of their summer vacation inside jail cells after being caught allegedly vandalizing tombstones at two cemeteries in Glendale and Middle Village in two separate incidents this past week, it was reported.   More...

Decision Is Made ‘Pending Zoning Approval’
The New York City Department of Buildings has halted plans by a private developer to build warehouses on the former site of St. Saviour’s Church in Maspeth for the time being.   More...
104th Pct. Has Most Stolen Cars In NYC
Auto larceny troubles and a recidivist burglar were hot topics at last Wednesday night’s meeting of the Committee of Organizations of Precinct 104 (COP 104), on July 21 at Maspeth Town Hall.   More...
Long-Awaited Opening Just Months Away
The long awaited reopening of the Ridgewood Y (formerly known as the Catalpa YMCA) is only months away, as construction crews are putting the finishing touches on the renovation, restoration and reconstruction of the facility.   More...
(AP) Rick Lazio, a former congressman, has the backing of just about every county Republican leader in his run to be New York’s next governor.  More...
Organizers Aim To Keep Costs Down So All Can Play
Saturday, July 17 was a five-star day for 5 Boros Basketball, as the new youth sports nonprofit tipped off its inaugural summer tournament in Elmhurst’s Hoffman Park. The radio station Hot 97 was on hand, and Powerade supplied free sports drinks as play got underway with 36 teams and over 400 players between the ages of 9 and 17.   More...
MARY MARGARET DAMM of Deerfield Beach, Florida, died on July 11, 2010 at the age of 64. A native of Ridgewood, she was the dear brother of George. Private cremation was under the direction of the Peter J. Geis Funeral Home, 57-34 Catalpa Avenue, Ridgewood. More...
Illegal aliens aren’t always people. New York City, along with many other major American cities, have been invaded by alien bugs.   More...
The Woodhaven Business Improvement District (BID) would like to further clarify the Jamaica Avenue area of the study of vacant commercial properties (“Empty Stores Are Sign Of Tough Times In Queens,” July 22 issue, available in the archives at www.timesnewsweekly.com.) More...
This time last week, few Americans had ever heard of Department of Agriculture official Shirley Sherrod. Now she is a household name in households that actually follow the news.   More...