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February 10, 2011  RSS feed
A man suffered minor injuries after the car he was riding in lost control and struck a lamppost at the corner of Woodhaven Boulevard and Dry Harbor Road in Rego Park on Monday afternoon, Feb. More...
Angry Tenant Starts Fire To End Their Fun

Apparently angry over a party inside a neighboring <  More...

Agency Eyes Repairs Of Dilapidated Buildings
Broken heating systems, rodent infestation and collapsing c  More...
Constructive Contests Are Hosted By Grover Cleveland High School
The 27th annual New York City Regional Science Olympiad held Saturday, Feb. 5 at Ridgewood’s Grover Cleveland High School featured 44 teams of 15 students collaborating on a series of projects and competing for six prizes that would put them in position to vie for statewide recognition.   More...
Teams Run Roughshod Over Rivals In Tourneys
Last weekend, Blau Weiss Gottschee youth teams gave an exhibition in Gottschee ball—a style of play that places a high premium on attractive, attacking, skillful soccer—at Pratt Institute in the Brooklyn Italian Indoor Classic. The young charges outplayed the competition in the various age groups.   More...
+++ KLARA ERKER passed away peacefully on Monday, February 1, at the age of 79 in San Diego, Calif. She was born on October 28, 1931 in Gottschee, Austria to her parents, John and Maria Wittreich. She married Joseph in Ridgewood on February 16, 1957. They had two children. She was a resident of San Diego for 21 years and a resident of Middle Village for almost 40 years.  More...
Less than a quarter of the students who graduate from high school in New York are prepared for either college or a well-paying job, according to a report released this week by New York State education officials.  More...
Dear Editor:  In February 2010, we learned that a registered sex offender was a children’s karate instructor in Glendale. Earlier in January of this year, allegations surfaced that a convicted sex offender, who was teaching at St. Mel’s school in Flushing, had inappropriate contact with one of his students.  More...