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August 12, 2010  RSS feed
Say Hungry Burglar Hit Local Eateries
Police have released the image of a burglar who helped himself to the profits of bars, restaurants and an ice cream parlor during a recent series of break-ins across Ridgewood, Maspeth, Mi  More...
Committee Concerned About Complex’s Size

Questions about the size and scale of a plan to build a senior housing complex adjacent to the United Presbyterian Church of Ridgewood were raised by members of Community Board 5’s Land Use Committee during a presentation on the project a  More...

Run Down By Corrections Car In Kew Gdns.
An elderly man was struck and killed by a car as he walked across Queens Boulevard in Kew Gardens early last Friday morning, Aug. 6, authorities said.   The victim was identified by police as 76-year-old Richard Borchers of 118th Street in Richmond Hill.   More...
The two men pictured in this security camera image are wanted by police for assaulting a male victim at a Bushwick fast food restaurant during a recent robbery. More...
Cornetist, Pianist And Composer Lived In Sunnyside
Musicians, jazz lovers and passersby celebrated the life and music of a local legend at the 10th annual Bix Beiderbecke Memorial Jazz Concert in Sunnyside on Saturday, Aug. 7.   More...
(AP) What are likely to be the nastiest and most important legislative elections in New York just kicked into higher gear. More...
Game 1 Comeback Leads To Big Victory In Game 2
Glendale Lumber won the Ridgewood-Glendale-Middle Village-Maspeth Little League Majors Division championship earlier this summer, coming from behind in game one of the three game series against Hillebrand Funeral Home, and coasting to a big win the clinching game two.   More...
Local High Schools On Most Overcrowded List by Robert Pozarycki
Forest Hills High School is the most overcrowded large high school in New York City, and Richmond Hill High School is not far behind, according to a report released by the city’s Independent Budget Office (IBO) last Friday, Aug. 6.   More...
JOHN E. BREITENBRUCK SR., 82, of East Rockaway, formerly of Ridgewood, Queens, passed away at home on Sunday, August 8, 2010, surrounded by his loving family. John served our country as a member of the United States Coast Guard and United States Marine Corps. He began his boxing career while serving in the Marine Corps and continued to a 34-win, 10-loss and 2-decision lifetime record. More...
There may not be many manufacturing jobs here in the U.S., but there seems to be plenty of them in Bangladesh. More...
David Letterman is a liberal kind of guy, and like many on the left, old Dave is kind of frustrated these days. A new Gallup poll has President Obama’s job approval rating at just 41 percent, with 53 percent disapproving.  More...