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March 26, 2009  RSS feed
Tenants Rescued After Fire Destroys Dwelling
Several residents were left homeless after flames engulfed their apartment house in Ridgewood, Brooklyn during a fire that broke out on Tuesday morning, Mar. 24, it was reported. Fire Department sources said the one-alarm fire ignited at around 8 a.m. More...

Law enforcement sources are seeking the public's help in finding 20-year-old Justin Prince, a person of interest in connection with the recent shooting of a 19-year-old man inside a Bushwick location. More...

Say Cigarette Sparked One-Alarm Blaze That Killed Corona Woman
A smoldering cigarette may have triggered a fire inside a Corona home last Wednesday, Mar. 18 that claimed the life of a 67-yearold woman as she slept, it was reported. The identity of the victim was not disclosed by police as of press time. More...
M.V., Rego Pk. Residents Fingered
Two men from Middle Village and Rego Park were among 11 indicted last week for allegedly operating a multi-million dollar illegal sports gambling ring, it was announced. More...
Assemblywoman Catherine Nolan has announced that the Assembly passed a series of bills designed to increase government transparency and ensure compliance with the open meetings and freedom of information laws. The legislation coincides with the fourth annual Sunshine Week, which ran from Mar. 15-21. More...
Community members, politicians and ice athletes of all ages gathered on Thursday, Mar. 19 to cut the ribbon on the new World Ice Arena at Flushing Meadows Corona Park. More...
One hundred alumni of P.S. 88 turned out on Saturday, Mar. 21, to celebrate the Ridgewood school's 100th anniversary. More...
TRAIAN JONEL MUNCAN
Born July 18, 1947 Died March 29, 1991 Dear God, please take this message to our loved one up above, tell him we miss him and send him all our love. Eighteen years gone but not forgotten. More...
The American public is being treated to two things it seems to enjoy most: entertainment and sporting events. How ironic that the circus is back in town. More...
Letters from readers are invited and should be sent by regular mail to Times Newsweekly, P.O. Box 860299, Ridgewood, N.Y. 11386-0299 or by email to info@timesnewsweekly.com. More...
Blame Bush
The other day, a left-wing reporter named Seymour Hersh went on MSNBC and said he had information, provided by the usual anonymous sources, that Dick Cheney was running an assassination squad out of the White House. I have but one simple observation: If Cheney really had such a crew, Hersh would have been dead a long time ago, and so would most everybody at MSNBC. More...
Dolores Stehle and Richard Weiss annouced their engagement on December 24, 2008. The future bride is the daughter of Ingrid and Reinhold Stehle of Glendale. More...