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August 26, 2010  RSS feed
Elderly Man Hit By Truck In Maspeth
While attempting to cross a Maspeth street, an elderly man was seriously injured after he was struck by a turning truck on Tuesday morning, Aug. 24, Fire Department sources said.   More...
Bad Spelling Dooms His License Scam

A Woodside sewer worker was arrested last week on forgery charges after allegedly sending a city agency a fake letter from his supervisor at the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) in which the manager’s name was repeatedly misspelled, More...

Commission Puts Term Limits On Ballot, But It Wouldn’t Take Effect Until 2013
The thorny topic of term limits was debated for almost three hours at the final scheduled meeting of the Charter Revision Commission, held Monday, Aug.  More...
Say Hack, Friend Mugged & Murdered Man
A cab driver from Jamaica arrested last Wednesday, Aug. 18, for allegedly robbing and murdering a 58-year-old man on an Ozone Park street reportedly picked up the victim as a customer and drove him to the crime scene.   More...
VNS Center Helps Elderly Reach Centennial
Seniors at the VNS CHOICE Adult Day Center in Woodside celebrated the facility’s 10th anniversary in style last Friday, Aug. 20, with a ceremony recognizing an ongoing commitment to provide elderly residents with a variety of resources to help keep them active as they approach the century mark. More...
(AP) A battle is quietly brewing that challenges the future of New York’s Conservative Party and the ballot line it has held for nearly a half-century. More...
U14 Cosmos Academy Squad Bests Italian Team In Long Island Friendly
In a friendly match at Plainview, L.I. with the Triestina club of Italy—an Italian Serie B team—the under-14 Cosmos Pre- Academy East gave their European counterparts an exhibition in positive, attacking soccer shutting them out 3-0.   More...
DENNIS RILEY died on August 4, 2010 at the age of 60. A proud member of the United States Marine Corps, he was the beloved husband of Georgette Schuchardt and devoted godfather of Karen Bollmann. Services were offered at Hess-Miller Funeral Home, 64-19 Metropolitan Ave., Middle Village, followed by interment at Calverton National Cemetery, Calverton. More...
There are two basic laws of life in play in New York City this month. One is the Newton’s third law of physics—“for every action there is an equal and opposite reaction”—and the other is “the law of unintended consequences”.   More...
The U. S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks and serious injury or death from thousands of types of consumer products under the agency’s jurisdiction.   More...