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November 12, 2015  RSS feed
Ridgewood resident creates garden on street corner
One man’s vision and hard work has helped transform a community eyesore into a beautiful garden.  George Negoescu, a Ridgewood resident, took it upon himself to clean up the often dirty and unkempt corner at Shaler Avenue and Cypress Hills Street and plant flowers for everyone in the community to enjoy.  More...

Detectives continue to seek clues and the armed suspect who fatally shot a Bushwick man in his apartment building last week.  Hector Diaz, 35, was found shot in the head in the lobby of an apartment house on Menahan Street between Wyckoff and Irving avenues at about 1:12 a.m. on Nov. 4.  Officers from the 83rd Precinct responded to the scene along with  More...

The Cross Harbor Tunnel proposal should be nixed once and for all, Community Board 5 (CB 5) members said during its meeting on Nov. 4 at Christ the King Regional High School in Middle Village. More...
102nd Precinct  Kew Gardens, Richmond Hill, Woodhaven and Ozone Park  NYPD investigating death of man found in Forest Park   Police found a deceased man inside Forest Park in Kew Gardens on Nov. 6, according to the NYPD.  More...
Make it five in a row.  The Christ the King (CK) girls varsity soccer team defeated The Mary Louis Academy (TMLA) by a score of 5-0 on Nov. 2 at Aviator Field in Brooklyn to win their fifth consecutive Brooklyn/Queens Catholic High School championship.   This victory cemented CK’s place in the New York State semifinals as well.  More...
HEDWIG LACKNER of Ridgewood died on Friday, November 6, at the home of her son in Latrobe, Pennsylvania, at the age of 94. Hedwig was born on October 4, 1921, in Verdreng, Yugoslavia, to the late Franz and Josephine Gasparitsch Schemitsch. Hedwig was a faithful member of St.  More...
To err may be indeed human, but to err on a New York City street may mean certain death.  More...
My husband and I decided to move to Sunnyside more than 2 1/2 years ago. There were four factors weighing our decision, including that it had one of the best trains in New York, the reliable and frequent No. 7.  More...
Earlier this month, I issued my second-annual “Making the Grade” report, which examines how effective city agencies have been in engaging minority and women- owned businesses (M/ WBEs). The results, while an improvement over last year, were not encouraging.  More...
Craft beer enthusiasts have a new reason to rejoice as local favorite Bridge and Tunnel Brewery prepares to open the bright red doors of their new brick-and-mortar home at 1535 Decatur St. in Ridgewood on Saturday, Nov. 14.  More...