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December 9, 2010  RSS feed
High winds and heavy rain brought by a storm that rolled through Ridgewood last Wednesday morning, Dec. More...
Say Robber Hid Knife In Stolen Backpack

Trying to swipe valuables from a male victim along a Ridgewood street proved costly for an allegedly knife-toting crook who was arrested after the caper last Wednesday night, Dec. 1, law enforcement sources said.   More...

CB 5 Claims Streets Were Improperly Paved
Members of Community Board 5’s Transportation and Public Transit committees expressed frustration with what they claimed has been improper techniques used during the resurfacing of local streets—leading to issues on newly resurfaced  More...
Also: Detective Transferred To 115th
The 108th Precinct Council discussed resurgent drag racing and prostitution during its meeting on Tuesday, November 30 at Sunnyside Community Services.   More...
Still Changing After More Than A Century
A recently released 95-page book of pictures and captions examines the many ways Long Island City has changed and, in some instances, remained the same from 1870 through today.   More...
(AP) That late July afternoon in 2008, television screens throughout New York snapped to the image of a stern Gov. David Paterson in an unprecedented statewide address.   More...
Phillies’ Prospect Heading To Spring Training
Former Midville Dodgers lefty slugger Matt Rizzotti received an invitation to spring training after the Philadelphia Phillies added the 24-year old first baseman to the organization’s 40-man roster last month.   More...
MARGARET “PEGGY” QUINN. Peggy entered the kingdom of God on November 20, 2010. Peggy was 66 years young at the time of her passing. She was surrounded by her family and left this world with the love and support of her family by her side. Peggy was retired from NYC EMS and loved her job and the ability to help others. She was a decorated member of EMS. Her greatest love was her family. More...
With all due respect to Dr. Seuss, it wasn’t the Grinch who stole Christmas—it was China.   More...
Dear Editor: This letter is being sent on behalf of the Maspeth United Methodist Church family. As you know, last year our beloved church tragically burned down. We were hoping to rebuild it. The Maspeth community was very supportive and we received many donations to help us in this endeavor.   More...
There used to be a code among former presidents that you did not speak ill of other occupants of the White House. More...