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June 16, 2016  RSS feed
Glendale looks to fill many empty Myrtle Ave. shops
Too many storefronts on Myrtle Avenue in Glendale are vacant, and the glut of empty shops poses a challenge for those business owners hoping to bring a new Business Improvement District (BID) to the strip.  More...

Cops have caught up to the man wanted for the drive-by shooting of his ex-girlfriend’s new boyfriend along the Long Island Expressway (LIE) in Maspeth last month.  More...

What are the results?  That is what one Queens politician wants to know from the Federal Railroad Administration’s (FRA) investigation into New York & Atlantic Railway’s (NYA) safety culture and management practices after a speeding train crashed into a tractor-trailer in Maspeth on July 8, 2015.  More...
83rd Precinct Bushwick ‘Orlando-style’ threat at Bushwick gay bar A man was arrested in the early hours of June 14 at adored, queer Bushwick watering hole HappyFun Hideaway for attacking a bouncer, shouting homophobic slurs and threatening to come back “Orlando style” after being thrown out, according to police reports and witnesses. More...
Football season may still be three months away, but students and teachers at Glendale’s Redeemer Lutheran School wore their Jets gear to class on June 10 to welcome a member of Gang Green for a special visit. Jets quarterback Bryce Petty came to the school as part of the “Stomp Out Bullying” campaign, which aims to educate kids on how to act appropriately and avoid bullying.  More...
PEGGY FEDISON died on Monday, June 13, at the age of 58. She was the beloved mother of James Fedison and Melissa A. Dotzler, mother-in-law of John, cherished nana of Emily and Jason, loving sister of Louise, Claire and Michael and dearest friend of 46 years to Stacey. Services will be offered at 11 a.m.  More...
The “mindless menace of violence” that Senator Robert F. Kennedy spoke of 48 years ago continues to stain our land in 2016. The latest reprehensible act took place at a gay nightclub in Orlando on Sunday, where 49 people were cut down by a terrorist lunatic.  More...
Orlando was attacked by Omar Mateen, a supposed ISIS recruit. He attacked a gay nightclub and killed 49 people and wounded 53, and the count could still rise to more. This was the worst mass shooting in U.S. history as reported by the media.  More...
We have just gone through the commencement season, which is a time of hope and promise at universities, but at The City University of New York (CUNY) it has very special meaning. We are the largest urban public university system in the country and we serve a unique population in this very cosmopolitan city of ours.  More...
Tornado Crepes
Crepes stuffed to the brim with tasty fillings, rolled into a spongy cone and presented as a spiral of goodness are what’s new and hot in Ridgewood.  These exquisite, affordable, handheld snacks are available at Tornado Crepe, a small storefront at 1808 Weirfield St. (at the corner with Myrtle Avenue), and yes, they are exactly as imaginative as they sound.  More...