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July 15, 2010  RSS feed
Retired Cop Killed In Midville Crash
While traveling along a Middle Village street, a 68-year-old retired police officer was fatally injured last Friday morning, July 9, after his vehicle lost control and crashed into a tree, law enforcement sources said. More...

A woman was critically injured and two residents suffered serious injuries after a one-alarm blaze broke out inside a Williamsburg apartment building early last Thursday morning, July 8, it was report More...

DOT Will Soon Repave Flushing Ave.
Drivers who use Flushing Avenue to travel through Maspeth and Ridgewood are advised to find another route, as the city’s Department of Transportation (DOT) plans to resurface sections of the roadway starting as early as this Monday night, More...
Caught After Circling Block In Ridgewood
Three men were arrested by police for recently attempting to break into a grocery store near the Ridgewood home of one of the suspects, law enforcement sources reported. < More...
Sunnyside Included In Hydration Plan
Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and Environmental Protection Commissioner Cas Holloway launched a new program to make New York City drinking water easily available at outdoor public locations and events throughout the city this summer. More...
(AP) The U.S.-Russia spy swap, a retro espionage drama with no equal in the post-Soviet era, produced no obvious winner. But Moscow and Washington did manage to turn a mess into a message: Old-school intrigue aside, both countries can find ways More...
Pirates, Coast Split Twin Bill; Playaz Come From Behind To Win
Sanfords Finest defeated the Red Jaguars 10-2 on Monday night, July 12 in Queens Lighted Softball Association (QLSA) play. Edgar Nouell picked up the win, holding the Jaguars to five hits. Justin Lieberman took the loss. More...
VIOLET LILY MEADE of Brooklyn died on July 4, 2010 at the age of 74. A native of England, she was the widow of the late Edmund M. and the devoted mother of Catherine and Karen Meade; also survived by seven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Services were officiated by Rev. More...
The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) seems to have lost sight of its main objective. More...
Dear Editor: For almost two years, there has been an increase in rail traffic in the area of 69th Lane in Middle Village. This has included the noise of constantly idling diesel locomotives, noxious diesel fumes and the overnight parking of garbage-laden cars that consist of smelly open construction debris, Waste Management cars with municipal waste, closed box cars and tank cars. More...
Bela Lugosi must be turning over in his grave—that is, if the stake through his heart would allow it. More...
In the May 6 issue, the Old Timer published information on a street game of the 1940s and 1950s, known as I Declare War. More...