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September 2, 2010  RSS feed
Two Stabbed, 14 Pinched In Late Night Melee
What started as a party at a Sunnyside nightclub last Saturday morning, Aug. 28, reportedly ended with a wild brawl among teenage guests outside the establishment in which two people were stabbed and 14 revelers were arrested. More...

A vacant gas station on 112th Place and Astoria Boulevard in East Elmhurst was the site of a onealarm blaze at 2:38 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 27. More...

Could Affect Service, Traffic On 3 Streets
Sewer lines along several Middle Village streets will be replaced under a project scheduled to be started this fall by the New York City Department of Design and Construction (DDC), it was announced.   More...
Three people were seriously injured and six others were hurt after a two-alarm fire broke out inside an apartment house in Bedford-Stuyvesant early on Monday morning, Aug. 30, it was reported. More...
Pols Celebrate First Female Veep Nominee
When former Congresswoman Geraldine Ferraro was honored last Thursday, Aug. 26, with the renaming of the Long Island City post office in her namesake, the date of the ceremony was significant for several reasons.   More...
(AP) If the divisive issue of whether a mosque should be built a few blocks from ground zero is resulting in anything positive so far, it has given New York voters some clarity in choosing a candidate for governor.   More...
18+ Squad Hoists First Crown Since 2007
On Tuesday, Aug. 17, the Queens Yankees won the MABL 2010 Wood Bat 18+ championship by defeating the reigning champion Bombers at SUNY Old Westbury.   More...
Parents Advised To Bring Student Info
The New York City Department of Education announced that 12 student registration centers opened yesterday, Wednesday, Sept. 1, to enroll new students for the opening of school. Procedures vary across the following categories of students:   More...
HELEN OSWALD of Woodside died on August 27, 2010 at the age of 87. She was a native of Ridgewood. Services were offered at Morton Funeral Home/Ridgewood Chapels, 663 Grandview Ave., Ridgewood, followed by interment at All Faiths Cemetery, Middle Village. More...
Labor Day, which will be celebrated this Monday, Sept. 6, was created as a chance for workers to put down their tools and enjoy a day of rest.   More...
Editor’s note: The following is an open letter from the author to Rep. Anthony Weiner, State Sen. Toby Stavisky, City Council Member Karen Koslowitz and Assemblyman Andrew Hevesi. Dear Congressman Weiner, Senator Stavisky, Council Member Koslowitz and Assemblymember Hevesi:   More...
With polls showing that about 70 percent of Americans believe building an Islamic cultural center containing a mosque just two blocks away from Ground Zero is inappropriate, the far left is once again on the run.   More...