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May 19, 2016  RSS feed
Get ready: Metro Ave. bridge work starts in July
Not long after the July 4 fireworks fizzle out, the hard work will begin. The emergency Department of Transportation (DOT) project to replace the heavily deteriorated deck of the Metropolitan Avenue Bridge over the Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) on the Ridgewood/ Middle Village border is scheduled to blast off that week. More...

Call them the dirty half-dozen. Six alleged johns — including a 77-yearold man — were picked up by police in Ridgewood on Saturday night in the latest sex sale sting near the Brooklyn/Queens border, police announced on May 17. More...

Life is going to be a real beach for some Ridgewood residents this summer. Several Ridgewood residents at Wednesday’s Community Board 5 meeting in Middle Village spoke out against the Rockaway Brewing Company’s pop-up urban beach beer garden, La Playa NYC, which is set to open on June 4 at 176 Woodward Ave. on the Ridgewood/Bushwick border. More...
102nd Precinct Kew Gardens, Richmond Hill, Woodhaven and Ozone Park Cops continue to seek man who robbed a cab driver in Rich. Hill Police are asking the public’s help in finding a man who robbed a female cab driver on a Richmond Hill street last month. More...
The Maspeth High School girls’ handball team remained undefeated as they once again won allfive matches including a huge 12-point comeback by the Lady Argos. More...
May 20th 2015 - May 20th 2016 Our Dear Mom’s First Anniversary in Heaven It’s been lonely here without you we miss you more each day for life is not the same to us since you were called away, though you died one year ago you will never be forgotten and until we meet again your loving family, we love you MOM. More...
For the second time in a half-year, the city’s School Construction Authority (SCA) has begun expanding public schools in Queens that were expanded not all that long ago. More...
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I thank the mayor for recognizing that bicycling is used as a legitimate form of transportation, not a toy only. He is continuing something that has been done in other parts of the city and have been successful going on nine years. More...
This week, the New York City Department of Transportation (DOT) and the MTA began holding public meetings regarding the Select Bus Service (SBS) plan for Woodhaven-Cross Bay Boulevard. These open houses will allow the agencies to gather feedback from individuals who will soon be affected by the implementation of this less-than-perfect plan. More...
The Knockdown Center, Maspeth’s art and events venue located in a century-old factory building, has unveiled its two newest additions, an event bar and the Ready Room bar and dining area. More...