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October 14, 2010  RSS feed
Police Eye Link To Powder-Laced Letters
Two suspicious package stunts at a Ridgewood barber shop and a Middle Village home on Tuesday afternoon, Oct.  More...
Crooks Rigged Cards To Rob Accounts

Using doctored gift cards, a pair of alleged bandits arrested by police last Friday, Oct. 8, reportedly swiped thousands of dollars in cash from the accounts of unsuspecting victims through ATMs located in Maspeth and Middle Village.   More...

Gas Drilling, Economy Addressed
Candidates for state and congressional seats stumped for votes during the Glendale Property Owners Association’s (GPOA) candidates’ night forum last Thursday, Oct. 7 at St. Pancras School.   More...
Hevesi Got Trips For Investing Pension $
Former State Comptroller Alan Hevesi admitted last Thursday, Oct. 7, to charges that he took nearly $1 million in illegal gifts while in office from an investment firm for doing business with the state.   More...
EcoStation: NY Seeks To Bring More To Residents Of Bushwick And Ridgewood
EcoStation: NY’s mission of providing Bushwick and Ridgewood residents with better access to organically grown fruits and vegetables is picking up steam, as the group has recently expanded its services to three different locations within the community.   More...
(AP) The economic die is cast, and it’s grim news for Democrats. There’s nothing now that Congress or President Barack Obama can do before the November elections to jolt the nation’s listless recovery.   More...
Girls Team Makes Impression On Opponents
Last weekend the Cosmos U14 Pre-academy participated in the Pennsylvania Classics festival. Overall, the whole team played very well with high intensity and solid defense. On Saturday, Cosmos routed Richmond Kickers 8-to-1.   More...
DOE Pressed To Make New Maspeth Campus Locally Zoned
Despite the Department of Education’s (DOE) standing policy of prohibiting new high schools from being locally zoned, parents and residents at an Oct.  More...
MARTHA WILSON (nee Yerschke) of Folcroft, formerly of Glenolden, Radnor and Queens, passed away on October 4, 2010 at home at the age of 66. She was born and raised in Ridgewood, where she attended Grover Cleveland High School. She graducated with a degree in cosmetology and received her license. She worked in numerous beauty shops and retail stores. More...
The United States consists of 50 states, and each one is a magnet for immigrants, both legal and illegal.   More...
Dear Editor: On Sept. 16, 2010, the microburst caused a number of trees to go down, siding to be ripped off of homes, broken windows, etc.   A tree fell on my house and car. The entrance to my house was blocked. At approximately 1 a.m., the Parks Department cut some of the tree and cleared a path without disturbing the tree, which was balanced on a car.   More...
Put yourself in this position: You lose a son in Iraq. He is killed fighting for his country. You arrange a funeral for him, an event that is emotionally devastating for your family and friends.  More...