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March 5, 2015  RSS feed
Juniper Valley injury claims second in city
Juniper Valley Park in Middle Village has cost taxpayers at least about $300,000 over the last decade due to personal injuries claims, according to a new report.  The green space tied for second place for playground related personal injury claims filed against the city from 2005 to 2014, which citywide cost more than $20.6 million, City Comptroller Scott Stringer said.  More...

The Ridgewood Times and Times Newsweekly are changing for the better and you’re holding in your hands the biggest change yet.  We’re proud to introduce this week a new and improved Times layout featuring color on every page, a new banner, larger pictures, concise informative stories and bold headlines.  More...

Ridgewood and Bushwick were highlighted as up-and-coming hubs of the real estate market during the first QNS Real Estate Conference, hosted by The Queens Courier and the Real Estate Board of New York.  More...
A Rego Park elementary school computer teacher will be sentenced to 10 years of probation after he pleaded guilty to sexual conduct with minors in his classroom over the course of four years, according to District Attorney Richard Brown.  More...
The St. Margaret’s/Resurrection Flyers runners won big at the Diocesan races on Sunday, Feb. 15, at St. Anthony’s. Winning the Diocesan Championship events were senior Karolina Niepokoj for the 800 meter race. Also winning the 800 meter race for their divisions were junior Zara McPartland and bantam Kasper Niepokoj. More...
NICOLETTA MATTARIELLO died on Monday, March 2, at the age of 85.  More...
The most reliable thing about Congress is its uncanny ability to turn every possible issue into a political football.  More...
Cruising South America from Buenos Aires
With great joy, after a grueling 48 hours of travel, my plane landed in Buenos Aires, Argentina, where I began my journey on Oceania Cruises on the Atlantic Ocean beginning in the city of the infamous Eva Peron and taking 11 days cruising no  More...
A slice of the European beer scene was brought to Ridgewood with the recent opening of The Monk, a Belgian beer bar located at 68-67 Fresh Pond Road. Co-owners Dan Berkery and Joe Figliolia were inspired to open The Monk after a trip to Amsterdam nearly a decade ago. More...