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Is state balking at Ridgewood Reservoir wetland declaration?
The state Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) appears to be moving away from possible wetland status for the Ridgewood Reservoir, according to the Community Board 5 (CB 5) Parks Committee. More...

A family argument turned deadly when an 81-year-old man stabbed his granddaughter’s 21-year-old boyfriend in the chest on Sunday, April 12, police reported. According to published reports, the victim, Kevin Rivera of Bushwick, was visiting his girlfriend’s house at 1225 Broadway when the argument took place. More...

An assemblage of four contiguous buildings was sold in Ridgewood for $6.75 million as the heated Ridgewood market continues to see more interest. The buildings, 56-48 through 56-54 Myrtle Ave., are all three-story, mixed-use attached properties with 17,645 square feet of space, and located just a few blocks away from the Myrtle-Wyckoff Avenues L/M subway station. More...
A Maspeth resident and silent partner at a construction company involved in the World Trade Center’s reconstruction was indicted on April 14 on federal money laundering and tax crimes, prosecutors announced. More...
Many of the Blau Weiss Gottschee soccer teams took the pitch this weekend seeking victory. The biggest story for the BWG teams was the BWG Girls 98 Blue team winning the 2015 NYC College Showcase Tournament. They defeated the Bridgeport Premier team 1-0 in the finals of the tournament. More...
DJORDJE AMBRUS of Middle Village died on Sunday, April 12, at the age of 73. A native of Vladimirovic, Yugoslavia, he was the beloved husband of Branka and devoted father of Stevan Ambrus. Services were offered at Morton Funeral Home/Ridgewood Chapels, 663 Grandview Ave., Ridgewood, followed by interment at All Faiths Cemetery, Middle Village. More...
After years of suffering, the city is finally ready to make significant improvements to Queens Boulevard (aka the “Boulevard of Death”) and the daily traffic nightmare that is the Woodhaven/Cross Bay Boulevard corridor. More...
I would like to report that there was an Eagle Scout award ceremony at St. Anastasia Parish in Father Smith Hall on March 14 in Douglaston. Scout Troop #153 had two new Eagle Scouts: John P. Eckatz and Frederic P. Jean-Joseph. More...
When Superstorm Sandy hit our city more than two years ago, the damage was more than we could bear: 48 New Yorkers died, thousands of homes were devastated and damages totaled more than $20 billion. More...
Tapping into its past, Ridgewood will be playing host to the second annual Queens Beer Week, a nine-day celebration of Queens-based bars, beer and breweries that will run from May 8 to 17. With nine local breweries and over 70 borough-wide bars and restaurants participating, this year’s Queens Beer Week is poised to be bigger and more outrageous than the last. More...