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November 25, 2010  RSS feed
Shooting Suspect Gets Pinched For Robbery
Out on bail for his alleged role in an October 2008 shooting that left a five-year-old girl injured, a local teenager was arrested last Monday, Nov.  More...

Several families were left homeless after a threealarm fire ravaged three attached homes on a Cypress Hills block early last Wednesday morning, Nov. 17, Fire Department sources said. More...

Pol Updates Bklyn. Board 4
City Council Member Erik Martin Dilan updated Brooklyn Community Board 4 on local parks and green housing issues at the board’s Nov. 17 meeting at the Hope Gardens Senior Center.   More...
Cops Plan Holiday Blitz On Bad Drivers
Seeking to make local roads safer during the holiday season, the 112th Precinct will be making a full court press against drivers who break traffic laws, the force’s commanding officer announced during last Wednesday’s 112th Precinc  More...
N-Scale Experts Are Also Wanted
A meticulously designed model railroad set belonging to a victim of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks is currently looking for a new home, as a local Ridgewood civic leader has taken the initiative to seek out a large enough space to display the 13’ x 26’ extensive set-up.   More...
(AP) While New York’s political world frets over vote recounts that will decide which party rules the state Senate, the long-overlooked Republican minority in the Assembly is quietly pondering its newfound strength, and celebrating just a  More...
Queens Grapplers Grab Amateur Golden Arm Trophies
Arm wrestlers from around the world converged on New York City’s Port Authority Bus Terminal last Thursday, Nov. 18, to compete in the 33rd Annual Empire State Golden Arm Tournament of Champions sanctioned by the New York Arm Wrestling Association (NYAWA).   More...
Billions Invested For New, Expanded Campuses
The New York City Department of Education (DOE) has released a proposed amendment to the Fiscal Year 2010-2014 Five-Year Capital Plan which identifies a need of nearly 20,000 additional school seats to meet projected student demand across all five boroughs.   More...
ARTHUR R. LILYANDER passed away peacefully at his home in Daytona Beach, Fla. on Friday, November 19, 2010 at the age of 60. A native of Glendale, he was the beloved husband of Jane, devoted father of Arthur, Vernon and Margaret and grandfather of Ava Mae. He was the loving son of Arthur W. More...
Thanksgiving Day has evolved into a very pleasant holiday. For most families, it requires buying and cooking a gigantic turkey, gathering relatives and friends around the table and just kicking back to enjoy the moment.   More...
America is a fascinating country. If you don’t believe me, consider this: In the space of just 10 years, we have elected two men to the presidency who could not be more opposite. That fact was clarified for me last week when I spent some time with George W.  More...
Earlier this year, the Old Timer met with Mrs. Virginia Meyers (nee Gardner), a former Ridgewoodite and currently a resident of South Setauket, Long Island.   For the younger generations   More...