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September 1, 2011  RSS feed
Hurricane Irene Barrels Through Brooklyn And Queens
Though the suburbs and coastlines took the toughest More...
Collared For Midville Break-Ins

Three teenagers were arrested by officers from the More...

Weprin Blames Storm For No-Show
Monday night’s (Aug. 29) Congressional debate sponsor  More...
Suspects Pinched For Robbing Women
Detectives collared a pair of Brooklyn men last More...
10th Anniversary Exhibit At Qns. College
Photos, pamphlets and other documents collected by a Maspeth man immediately following the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks and beyond will be on display at an exhibit hosted by Queens College in Flushing to mark the 10th anniversary of the tragedy.   More...
Voters in Queens and Brooklyn will go to the polls on Tuesday, Sept. 13 for special elections to fill vacant Assembly and Congressional seats.  More...
Top Horses Arrive For Graded Stakes
Racing at Saratoga Race Course wraps up this Labor Day weekend with a series of stakes races that will feature some of the best horses in the country.   Saturday, Sept. 3 has been dubbed “Super Saturday at Saratoga” with a slate of three Grade 1 contests with the 1 1/8-mile, $750,000 Woodward Stakes serving as the centerpiece.  More...
CEC 24: Let Schools Choose Sex Ed Start
Individual schools should be able to make their More...
JAMES P. DONOVAN of Glendale died on Saturday, August 27, at the age of 88. A native of Brooklyn, he was the husband of the late Viola A. (nee Myers) and devoted father of James P. Jr., Timothy and Thomas Donovan and Sheryl Iovino. He is also survived by five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. More...
The trouble with American politics these days is that politicians are too concerned with advertising themselves rather than explaining who they are and what they want to achieve.  More...
Editor’s note: The following letter was directly addressed to Maureen Walthers, publisher of the Times Newsweekly/Ridgewood Times. Dear Ms. Walthers:  More...
The media covering the president’s vacation in Martha’s Vineyard are being discouraged from photographing President Obama playing golf. There is no access. Apparently, the White House is nervous that in tough economic times, whacking a small white ball could be construed as insensitive.  How insane is that?  More...