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March 19, 2015  RSS feed
Captains exchange the baton at 104th Precinct Council meeting in Ridgewood
The changing of the guard at the 104th Precinct became official during Tuesday night’s 104th Precinct Community Council meeting at Ridgewood’s Peter Cardella Senior Center.  More...

Detectives continue to seek the suspect who fatally shot a 21-year-old Bushwick man on a Ridgewood street early Saturday morning, Mar. 14.  Law enforcement sources said an unidentied perpetrator shot Eric Santiago of Himrod Street in front of a location on Palmetto Street between Cypress and St. Nicholas avenues, adjacent to the Arena Pool Hall, just before 1:15 a.m. Saturday.  More...

New and improved green infrastructure is coming to Maspeth. Over 40 different locations throughout the area will be the new home to bioswales, according to the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP). These curbside gardens are built to capture stormwater runoff before it can enter the sewer system and contribute to combined sewer overflows.  More...
Police released the video of two suspects wanted for slicing a 24-year-old man’s throat on a Ridgewood street early on the morning of March 12 in an attack authorities are calling a bias crime.  The assault occurred at 2:20 a.m. in the vicinity of Seneca and Gates avenues.  More...
The Irish National Police Force’s boxing club, Garda Siochana, arrived at O’Neill’s Restaurant in Maspeth before the pro-am event, “McMayhem in Midtown”, held at the Theater at Madison Square Garden on Saturday, March 14.  More...
RUTH A. FINK died on Friday, March 13, at the age of 87. She was the beloved wife of the late Joseph A. Fink, loving mother of Patricia and James Murtha; Kathleen Metz; and Michael and Christine Fink, cherished grandmother of Jacquelyn and Matthew, Daniel, Christopher, Timothy, Lauren and Matthew.  More...
Last week, a major property manager in New York City was denounced in a report for subjecting some 2,000 families to abhorrent conditions in its facilities.  More...
Estimates say that 70 to 80 percent of the food in grocery store shelves contains some genetically engineered ingredients (GMO). Well, let’s take a look at what GMOs are: they are made in a laboratory by large chemical corporations such as Monsanto. They are made to resist pesticides; therefore they are heavily sprayed with chemicals.  More...
Who do you think has the better chance of making the playoffs this season: the Mets or the Yankees?
New Fox comedy set in Queens premiering March 31
The co-creator of “The King of Queens” is bringing the borough back to the small screen with a new Fox comedy premiering this month.  More...