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October 29, 2009  RSS feed
The Greater Ridgewood Historical Society (GRHS) hosted a celebration and fund-raiser in honor of the 300th anniversary of the Vander Ende- Onderdonk House on Friday, Oct. 23. More...
Thief Torched Car After Break-In

Setting a parked car in Maspeth on fire in an apparent attempt to cover his tracks was a costly mistake for a Ridgewood man who was arrested by police last Tuesday, Oct.  More...

City Agencies Act To Curb Vendors
After months of complaints by local residents regarding illegal food sales and other quality-of-life problems near Grover Cleveland Park, members of the Citizens for a More...
Recent Assault Detailed By 110th Pct.
Teen crimes were the order of the day at the Wednesday, Oct. 19 110th Precinct Community Council meeting, as community members were made aware of the dangers that lurk in their community.   More...
Young Historian Puts Photos To Use In Telling Story
For as long as he can remember, Jason Antos has had an interest in local history and it serves him well in fueling projects such as Queens: Then & Now, his latest book.   “I’ve always found that anything I would ever write about would be historically oriented,” Antos told a visitor to the Flushing Library.   More...
President Obama should fire White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel and hire me as his top adviser. Don’t laugh. I can almost guarantee higher poll numbers for the president if he brings me on board.   More...
U12A & U12 Celtic Play Well To Advance
Over the past two weekends, Gottschee teams saw action in the State Cup, Academy exhibition games and league play. Both U12 teams won third round games in the New York State Cup competition, while the Academy teams played exhibition games against the New Jersey Soccer Academy and Oakwood, while the younger teams, playing in league competition did quite well.   More...
Election Day is Tuesday, Nov. 3, when registered voters can make their feelings known to those who make the laws.   More...
Subway Changes   The MTA has scheduled a number of service changes for several subway lines throughout the city due to construction work.   These service advisories are current as of Wednesday, Oct. 28. Last minute changes to service and operating schedules may be made due to weather-related conditions or emergency repairs.   More...
As we have noted on more than one occasion, presenting a reader’s remembrances can lead to submissions from others.   Typically, the reason involves additional information or another example of the same subject, as has been the case with comments about the local bake shops that once operated in our neighborhood.   More...