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July 23, 2015  RSS feed
Public comment period open for cleanup of Ridgewood site
The latest site in an industrially zoned area of northern Ridgewood slated for redevelopment requires a serious cleanup, according to the state Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC). More...

Video footage reportedly led police to a Ridgewood man arrested last week for taking part in a mugging on a neighborhood street earlier this month. He was identified as Ariel Angomas, 23, of Cornelia Street. More...

For over a year, Forest Park’s Mary Whalen Playground, located near Forest Parkway and Park Lane South, has been awaiting repairs, but the wait will end next month. On Aug. 18, Councilwoman Elizabeth Crowley will be holding a groundbreaking ceremony at the Woodhaven play space in Forest Park to kick off the start of the renovation. More...
83rd Precinct Bushwick
Man opens fire on a Bushwick block Security video that the NYPD released early in the morning on July 16 shows a recent shooting on a Bushwick street in which a gunman opened fire on a car with pedestrians walking by. More...
Maspeth High School wrapped up its second summer basketball camp, where local middle school students came together to learn the fundamentals of basketball, play some games and, most importantly, have fun. More...
DENNIS R. DELUCA died on Sunday, July 19, at the age of 62. He was the dear husband of Linda, loving father of Danielle, Deanna and Lauren Zito and cherished grandfather of Anthony, Mia, Isabella and Blake. A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered this morning, Thursday, July 23, at 9:45 a.m. at St. More...
If you live in a New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) building and your toilet isn’t working or if the elevator’s stuck again, don’t worry about a thing. At least you’ll soon have broadband Internet. More...
The agreement that the U.S. and four other major nations signed with Iran regarding control of its nuclear program must be carefully monitored, so that there will be no cheating by Iran. Also, our allies in the Middle East must be given assurances that this deal will not threaten their security. More...
Governor Cuomo has established a wage board within the state Department of Labor to consider raising wages of workers in the fast-food industry to $15 per hour. Hearings held by the wage board have included compelling testimony from fastfood workers about how difficult it is to survive on the earnings typical of that industry. More...
Scenes for the upcoming Netflix series “The Get Down,” a musical hip-hop drama set in the late 1970s, were filmed on July 15 at the former K-9 Caterers off Cooper Avenue in Glendale. More...