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October 15, 2015  RSS feed
NYPD Blue goes pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month
In precincts across the city, NYPD officers are donning pink in a show of support during Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Throughout the month of October, officers will incorporate pink into their wardrobes, vehicles and precinct houses in an effort to encourage women struggling with breast cancer, as well as to draw attention to the disease. More...

The NYPD released video Saturday of a burglar wanted for breaking into two apartments in Glendale back in August.  According to authorities, the breakins occurred during daytime hours on Aug. 26 at a building on 74th Avenue and 64th Place.  More...

More than 1,200 people were injured — and eight people died — in accidents along Woodhaven and Cross Bay boulevards over a 2 1/2-year period, according to transit advocates. More...
104th Precinct  Ridgewood, Glendale, Middle Village and Maspeth  Burglar strikes two Glendale apartments: video   The NYPD released video Oct. 10 of a burglar wanted for breaking into two apartments in Glendale back in August.  According to authorities, the breakins occurred during daytime hours on Aug. 26 at a building on 74th Avenue and 64th Place.  More...
Nine years of pent-up angst and anticipation among Mets fans young and old erupted at Citi Field during the ballpark’s first-ever playoff game on Oct. 12.  More...
LEONARD A. FERRARO died on Monday, October 5, at the age of 60. He was the beloved husband of Joann Ferraro, loving father of Anthony Ferraro, Slavatore Ferraro and Matthew and Brittney Ferraro, cherished son of Agnes Garrett and the late Theresa and Salvatore Ferraro and dear brother of Elisa Ferraro and Paula Milone.  More...
Finally some good news for transit riders: the city and state have agreed to pay their fair share toward the MTA’s $26.1 billion five-year capital plan for improvements.  More...
I would like to at this time like to praise off-duty transit cop Christopher Canale, who came upon a burning school bus and rescued two people in Manorville. As he said when interviewed was that his first thought was that there could be children aboard the bus at 3:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 8.  More...
The cold winter months are quickly approaching – a time when fire fatalities spike. Therefore, it is critical we take this time now in October, during National Fire Prevention month, to practice methods of fire safety and prevention.  More...
Residents of all ages and nationalities gathered to celebrate Polish history and culture at the first annual Polish Bilingual Day festival at P.S. 71 in Ridgewood on Oct. 10.  More...
Harvestime was celebrated in grand style at two festivals in Maspeth and Ridgewood this month. Martin Luther School’s festival on Oct. 3 (bottom two) featured an array of activities for children of all ages, from arts and crafts for children to scientific demonstrations. The   Greater  Ridgewood  More...