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September 9, 2010  RSS feed
Three people suffered minor injuries after a two-car crash at a Maspeth intersection on Monday, Sept. 6 in which one of the vehicles involved caught fire after impact, Fire Department sources said. More...
Cops Nab Suspect Behind Burglary Series

Moments after a Glendale resident reported that her home had been burglarized, police reportedly caught the Jamaica man suspected of the break-in standing on the roof of a nearby residence last Thursday afternoon, Sept. 2.   More...

Vigils Planned For 9/11 Anniversary
Prayers from every faith to the victims of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks will be offered at memorial events around the area this weekend as the nation marks the ninth anniversary of a date that lives in infamy.   More...
Suspect Sought For Street Robberies
A bike-riding bandit who allegedly swiped chains off the necks of teenage boys while riding through Forest Hills and Rego Park in a series of grand larcenies this summer remains at large, according to police.   More...
Many Dance Groups Featured; Local Academies Set To Perform
The seventh-annual Hispanic Heritage Month celebration at the South Street Seaport on Sept. 19 will have a local flavor as dancers from several groups in the Times Newsweekly coverage area are set to strut their stuff to a Latin beat. More...
(AP) Israel’s prime minister and the Palestinian president have set off on a yearlong peace journey, taking to a well-trod road that has led only to failure for nearly two decades.  More...
Tougher Competition In CHSAA ‘A’ League
The soccer culture at Christ the King High School is changing with the boys program moving to the “A” division. Every year, the team was a contender to win a City “B” championship but this year things look different.  More...
Claims Local Students Shut Out
Nearly two decades after it was first proposed, the Metropolitan Avenue Campus is still the cause of controversy, as evidenced by the District 24 Community Education Council (CEC 24) meeting held last Wednesday, Sept. 1 at P.S.  More...
ELLIE ODDO of Mastic Beach died on August 26, 2010 at the age of 81. She was the beloved wife of Antonino Oddo, devoted mother of Joseph Oddo, Carl Oddo and Peter Oddo. A mass of Christian Burial was offered at St. Jude’s RC Church, Mastic Beach, followed by interment at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Center Moriches. More...
There’s a lot of things Americans tend to remember. In the 19th century, we were asked to “Remember the Alamo.” During World War II, “Remember Pearl Harbor.” And today, we’re told to “Remember 9/11.”   More...
One of the most underreported ongoing stories around is the war in Mexico between the government and the drug cartels. Here are the grisly stats: More than 28,000 people have been killed in drug-related violence since 1996. In Iraq, 4,421 Americans have been killed. In Afghanistan, 1,141.   More...