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November 5, 2015  RSS feed
Civic fumes over proposed bike lanes around Juniper Valley Park
Members of the Juniper Park Civic Association (JPCA) voiced opposition over the Department of Transportation’s (DOT) plans for bike paths along Juniper Boulevard North at the group’s monthly meeting on Oct. 29.  According to JPCA President Robert Holden, the DOT proposed two options for bike lanes along the street surrounding Juniper Valley Park.  More...

Three bandits donning masks and dressed in black clothing came calling to a Glendale pharmacy on the afternoon of Nov. 3, tying up two workers and stealing quantities of prescription drugs, according to police.  Authorities said the robbery occurred at 12:48 p.m. at the Trinity Rx Pharmacy located at 75-21 Myrtle Ave.  More...

Christmas in Glendale is saved.  The Glendale Kiwanis confirmed that the 50-year holiday tree lighting ceremony will be taking place this December, “money or no money.”  More...
No prescriptions were needed at a Ridgewood pharmacy where thousands of oxycodone pills were illegally sold over the counter, federal prosecutors announced last Thursday.  More...
The St. Margaret’s/Resurrection Ascension Flyers track team took their mark to begin another race season this weekend when they kicked off their cross country season at Alley Pond Park.  The Flyers began the season with some impressive performances, with racers taking home gold, silver and bronze medals in several categories.  More...
OLGA MICHITSCH died on Sunday, November 1, at the age of 86. A native of Otterbach, Gottschee, she was the devoted mother of Ann and the late Louis, cherished sister of Frieda Gliebe and the late Karl, Marie Werkmann and Karl, Herbert Jaklitsch, Richard Jaklitsch and Anna, the late Anna Sommer, the late Hilda Jaklitsch and the late Helmut Jaklitsch.  More...
Are you ready to rock? Because ready or not, Flushing Meadows Corona Park is on the verge of becoming home to the next big music festival in the nation.  More...
NYC Consumer Affairs Commissioner Julie Menin announced her campaign to encourage all business owners with 20 or more employees to sign up for federal transit benefits worth up to $130 per month or face fines up to $250 per day, and it may be an abuse of power.  More...
On Sept. 11, 2001, firefighters, police officers and rescue crews rushed to Ground Zero from across the city. Many were from Queens. Too many never returned. And those who did return often returned with what would become serious, chronic health conditions caused by their work at Ground Zero.  More...
Adults and children of all ages gathered at Maria Hernandez Park on Nov. 1 to enjoy Calabazafest, a colorful cross-cultural celebration combining Day of the Dead, Halloween and harvest fair traditions. The festival featured music and food, as well as pumpkin carving, face painting and a costume contest.  More...