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October 7, 2010  RSS feed
Flames ripped through the silos of a Maspeth cement plant during a three-alarm inferno that ignited last Friday night, Oct. 1, it was reported. More...
Say He Helped Armed Crooks Rob Deli

One of three gunmen who allegedly robbed cash from a Glendale grocery store during a recent stickup was apprehended last Friday, Oct. 1, following an investigation by the 104th Precinct Detective Squad, police said.   More...

Student Busing Biggest Worry
New York City Education Chancellor Joel I. Klein appeared at the District 27 Community Education Council (CEC 27) to give a presentation on the current state of education in the city and to take questions from the public on Wednesday, Sept. 29, at M.S.  More...
Five people were hospitalized with injuries after a pair of sports utility vehicles crashed at an East Williamsburg intersection on Sunday morning, Oct. 3, FDNY sources said. More...
Produce Grown, Sold At Ridgewood School
A high school teacher’s passion for plants has become infectious at Ridgewood’s Grover Cleveland High School, as juniors and seniors are being introduced to all aspects of botany and horticulture through hands-on instruction.   More...
(AP) Democratic gubernatorial candidate Andrew Cuomo said last Friday, Oct. 1, that allegations about marital infidelity leveled at him by his Republican rival had hurt Cuomo’s family and further turned off voters from politics.   More...
Teams Hang Tough During Weekend Action
On Sunday, Oct. 3, BWG Cosmos U11B played against Asphalt Green. BWG Cosmos U11B gave Asphalt Green a good challenge. The final score was Asphalt Green two BWG Cosmos U11B, zero.   More...
DOE Looks At 3 Proposals
Significant changes to five public schools—including P.S. 45 in Bushwick, P.S. 144 in Forest Hills and P.S.  More...
MARION MANN of Glendale died on October 5, 2010 at the age of 95. She was a native of Brooklyn. She was the beloved wife of the late Adam Mann, devoted aunt of Lorraine Venezia and Irene Frank and the late Marion Ryan and Thomas Schaefer, dear sister of Anna Elstroth. She is survived by several grandnieces and nephews. She was a member of St. Pancras Homemakers. More...
Whether anyone wants to admit it or not, America is now dependent on China for most of the goods that are purchased in stores, from the clothes on our backs to the shoes on our feet.   More...
Limited Service Isn’t Going Rider’s Way Dear Editor: What’s with the MTA? Doesn’t anyone in charge know anything about their bus lines? Recently, the Q58 line added limited stop service. Now only a few buses pick up passengers at all the stops. More...
One of the admirable things about President Obama is that he seems to be a man of principle. He does not appear to waver under public pressure. He sticks to his guns, as the old cliche goes. But those proverbial guns may now be pointed directly at him.   More...