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April 23, 2015  RSS feed
Ridgewood talks Newtown Creek cleanup
The Newtown Creek Alliance (NCA) offered information about the polluted waterway’s ecology during an Earth Day meeting of the Ridgewood Democratic Club on April 16. More...

While walking home from a nearby bar, a 27-year-old man was stabbed numerous times by two unidentified attackers on a Ridgewood street early Sunday morning, according to police. Authorities said the brutal assault occurred at 2:30 a.m. at the corner of Woodward Avenue and Bleecker Street. More...

As proponents for turning an abandoned Glendale warehouse into a homeless shelter try to move that plan forward, the Middle Village Property Owners and Residents Association (MVPORA) vows to continue to fight against it. More...
102nd Precinct Kew Gardens, Richmond Hill, Woodhaven and Ozone Park Say teen killed stepfather over dirty dishes A 19-year-old college student has been arrested after stabbing his stepfather at their Richmond Hill apartment on the afternoon of April 19 following an argument over washing the dishes, prosecutors said. More...
‘King and Queen of Arms’
Men and woman from all over the tri-state area — and from as far away as Turkey, Puerto Rico and Russia — will gather in Queens next month to find out who has the strongest arms.The New York Arm Wrestling Association (NYAWA) announced that on Sunday, May 3 More...
CHARLES THOMAS SALVIA of St. Nicholas Avenue in Brooklyn died on Friday, April 17, of natural causes. He was 91 years old. Charles was the youngest of three sons born to Guiseppe (Joseph) Salvia and Maria Vitale Salvia. His siblings, Dominick Salvia and Raymond Salvia, all predeceased him. More...
The one constant in Queens and New York City is change. Nothing is immune to it, including the public school calendar. More...
The 2015 state budget is a travesty for the average New York resident. Governor Cuomo and the Republican-controlled state Senate have eliminated many taxes on the wealthy, including sales taxes on yachts costing over $230,000 and private planes. State Senator Sanders of South Ozone Park remarked that when he tried to find yacht and jet owners in his district, he couldn’t find any. More...
A week of dining and theater
I’ve always loved the theater and the talented artists who bring me into another world. These past weeks I had the joy of seeing three shows and enjoying wonderful dining experiences. More...
Screen KevinT-SHIRTS ( Printed Rodriguez,or Embroidered) senior at Christ the High MiddleCAPS/School H HATSin More...
Scores of volunteers and civic-minded residents helped clean and spruce up the Glendale community garden on 88th Street near 74th Avenue on the morning of April 18. More...