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December 23, 2010  RSS feed
Armed Crook Steals Bundle From Bank
A gun-toting bandit gave himself a “significant amount of cash” as an early Christmas present by holding up a Sunnyside bank on Monday morning, Dec. 20, law enforcement sources reported.   More...

Three men were seriously injured—with one sustaining life-threatening injuries—after their vehicle crashed at a high rate of speed into a car parked on a Maspeth street on Monday night, De More...

Hernandez Park To Get 74 New Trees
Maria Hernandez Park received a special Christmas gift on Tuesday, Dec. 21, with the announcement that the city is planting 74 new trees to replace the 54 lost in a September storm that devastated the Bushwick square.   More...
Law enforcement agents are asking the public’s help in tracking down the man pictured here who is wanted for a series of murders in Albania during the 1990s and may be in the Ridgewood area. More...
Halloween Parade, Annual Dinner-Dance Prove To Be Successful
Through the fall season, with the cold weather settling in, the Maspeth Lions stayed hot with their projects and events.   More...
(AP) In the year-end tax debate of 2010, President Barack Obama got the economic stimulus he sought while Democrats in Congress settled for picking a political fight.   More...
Academy Players Make National Squad
BW Gottschee-Cosmos Under 11 took home the Silverware at the Rockland County Indoor Classic, while two members of the program’s Academy East—Jonathan Uy and Anthony Viteri— were added to the USA National U15 roster.   Both Uy and Viteri played in their formative years with the Blau Weiss Gottschee 1996 team.   More...
CEC 32 Learns How DOE’s Spending Money
An update on capital projects in Bushwick schools highlighted the District 32 Community Education Council’s meeting last Thursday, Dec. 16 at I.S. 383.   More...
JIMMY F. REYNOLDS of Ridgewood died on Monday, December 20, 2010 at the age of 49. He was a native of Queens. He was the beloved husband of Harriet and the loving son of Brigid Canade. Services were offered at Morton Funeral Home/Ridgewood Chapel followed by interment in Linden Hill Cemetery under the direction of Morton Funeral Home/Ridgewood Chapels, 663 Grandview Avenue, Ridgewood. More...
The Christmas holiday shopping season is drawing to a close, and in this tough economy, local businesses can use all the help it can get to keep customers coming into their shops on Dec. 26 and beyond.   More...
Since the forces of good overwhelmed the anti-Christmas brigades a few years ago, the annual yuletide controversies have been rather muted.  More...