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January 14, 2016  RSS feed
A local electronics store in Glendale is hosting a charity phone recycling drive to support victims of domestic violence.  More...

Detectives are looking for a purse snatcher who punched an elderly woman during a robbery in Ridgewood on Jan. 10.  More...

Forest Park and the surrounding areas are coming into the digital age thanks to the students in the information technology class at Grover Cleveland High School in Ridgewood.  More...
He tried to lure a teenage girl into a tryst, but wound up getting an undercover detective.  A Middle Village man was charged Friday in an online sting for using an AOL chat room to solicit sex from a 14-year-old girl, Queens District Attorney Richard A. Brown announced.  More...
STAYS UNDEFEATED IN 2016
The Maspeth High School varsity basketball team added two more wins to their unblemished record earlier this month, defeating Information Technology High School in dominating fashion, 51-19 on Jan. 4, and Queens High School Complex by a score of 62-46 on Jan. 8.  More...
ANTONIO BERTONCINI of Ridgewood died on Sunday, January 10, at the age of 93. A native of Gravagna, Italy, he was the beloved husband of Margherita and devoted father of Laura Gaffney, Daniel Bertoncini and John Bertoncini. He is also survived by many grandchildren.  More...
We were intrigued by a series of proposals Governor Andrew Cuomo announced in the days ahead of Wednesday’s State of the State Address in Albany — particularly one item about “bringing” the MTA into the 21st century through a series of improvements.  More...
Governor Andrew Cuomo’s idea to house the homeless at Creedmoor has been unoffi- cially been dropped. My wife and I live a few blocks from Creedmoor Psychiatric Center in Queens Village. We therefore have been concerned over this proposal.  More...
Whenever I open a newspaper or turn on the evening news and see that another one of my colleagues has been arrested or convicted or is under investigation, I cringe. You cannot imagine the disgust I feel.  Albany is broken, and yet no major changes have been made. I applaud the small steps we have taken, but we need to do more — and soon.   More...