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November 18, 2010  RSS feed
Litterer Fined After Community Pitches In
Residents along a Maspeth block worked together to help bust an illegal dumper who was spotted attempting to drop off debris on a vacant lot last Wednesday night, Nov. 10.   More...
Suspect’s Lost Sole Leads Cops To Muggers

A shoe dropped by one of three alleged muggers during a struggle with a robbery victim in Ridgewood last Saturday morning, Nov. 13, led police to the trio of suspects who were collared during a search of the surrounding area, it was reported.   More...

Vendors Face Eviction From Racetrack
Vendors from the Aqueduct Racetrack flea market—which is scheduled to close as a result of the construction of the new casino there—implored members of Community Board 9 to help them find a new home during the advisory body’s Nov.  More...
Police are asking the public’s help in reeling in the man pictured here who is sought for breaking into a fish market in Bushwick last Monday night, Nov. 8. More...
Was One Of The City’s Largest Public Works
It took 20 years of lobbying and planning and four years of hard work, but on Nov. 15th, 1940, the Queens Midtown Tunnel, linking Manhattan and Long Island City, opened to the public. At the time it was the largest, non-federal public works project in the nation.   More...
(AP) The leaders of the deficit commission are baldly calling out the budget myths of both political parties, challenging lawmakers to engage in the “adult conversation” they say they want.   More...
U11 Team Remains Undefeated; U15s Blank Rivals
The New York Cosmos Pre-Academy teams dominated during weekend play, as the BWG U16 Green team stole a thriller, while the U11 academy squad remained undefeated in the CJSL.   Under 15 Pre-Academy   More...
JAMES HOLDEN died Saturday, November 13, 2010 at the age of 84. He was the beloved husband of Antoinette, loving father of Linda Ross, Patricia Zanbichelli and Carol Del- Gaudio, father-in-law of Russell, Robert and Frank, cherished grandfather of Lisa, Brian, Frank, Jesse, Melissa and Michelle and dear brother of Lawrence Holden. More...
In the name of national security, American travelers who choose to fly are subjected to some of the most stringent inspections possible.   More...
Editor’s note: The following letter was sent to InGroup, Inc., a firm contracted by the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey to conduct the first phase of the Cross Harbor Freight Traffic study. Ladies and Gentlemen:   More...
Even though some of the Founding Fathers, such as Thomas Jefferson, didn’t much like the press, they gave the fourth estate special constitutional privileges in order for information to pass to the folks.  More...
With over 40 exhibits scattered throughout the neighborhood, Arts In Bushwick’s BETA (Bushwick Exhibition Triangle of Alternative) Spaces event on Sunday, Nov.  More...