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August 7, 2008  RSS feed
Man Shoots, Dismembers Missing Pair
A Middle Village man was arraigned last Friday, Aug. 1 in a Long Island courtroom in connection with the murder and dismemberment of two men who were reported missing days earlier, according to police. More...
Forest Ave., Cypress Hills St. On List

Numerous thoroughfares that run through Ridgewood, Glendale, Maspeth and Middle Village are scheduled to be resurfaced later this year by the New York City Department of Transportation, Community Board 5 has announced. More...

Storm Of Complaints Top Town Hall Meet In M.V.
Sweltering conditions during a town hall meeting hosted by two local legislators last Thursday, July 31 in Middle Village couldn't keep a standing-room-only crowd of attendees from venting their various gripes regarding city services. More...
Seek Suspects, Clues In Homicide
Police are searching for the suspects who repeatedly stabbed a Bushwick man and left him for dead inside his home last Wednesday night, July 30, it was reported. The victim, identified by law enforcement sources as 38-yearold Espinao Plinio of Starr Street, succumbed to his injuries early the following morning. More...
Edwards Ignores Advice, Finishes First At Pocono
For the fourth time this season Carl Edwards has done his traditional backflip in victory lane. This past Sunday, he devised his own pit strategy to win the 200-lap Sprint Cup race at Pocono Raceway. Edwards was leading the race when NASCAR put out the yellow flag for rain on lap 129. He argued with his crew chief Bob Osbonre in favor of pitting. More...
Parents Vent At Queens Meet On State School Funds
Lower class size was on the hearts and minds of several meeting attendees during the Department of Education's second round of public hearings on the New York State Contracts for Excellence held Tuesday, July 29 at I.S. 230 in Jackson Heights. More...
This issue of the Ridgewood Times/Times Newsweekly is very special. It marks the newspaper's 100th anniversary. The identification of Vol. 100 No. More...
Reading About School's Centennial Spurs A P.S. 68 Graduate To Write
We are always pleased to hear from readers, especially ones whose comments may be a response to reading the "Our Neighborhood" feature for the first time. This week, we have a nice letter from Florence Nestlen Dorick of North Hollywood, Calif., a former resident of our neighborhood. More...