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January 7, 2016  RSS feed
Pet store targeted in second Maspeth firebombing
Days after a strip club was hit with Molotov cocktails, a second Maspeth business was firebombed, but police indicated the incidents were not related.  More...
There apparently isn’t enough aspha fill this hole.  Ridgewood’s historic Stockholm Street continues to suffer from a major cave-in, and residents are determined to see the landmarked street fixed.  The cave-in was initially reported to 311 by Stockholm Street resident and president of the Newtown Historical Society, Christina Wilkinson, in June of last year.  More...
Three individuals remain locked up on assault and robbery charges for allegedly attacking a 21-year-old man with a machete during a New Year’s Day mugging at a Ridgewood street corner, prosecutors said.  More...
The LaGuardia Community College (LAGCC) Lady Red Hawks started 2016 with a disappointing home loss to the Gateway Community College Geckos, 88-64 on Sunday, Jan. 3.  More...
CAROL CLEMENS of Ridgewood, an accomplished ceramicist and former model, died on Monday, December 21, 2015, at the age of 87. She was the daughter of former Ridgewood Times publisher, the late Carl Clemens, and is survived by her children Harold McClure and April Bara; grandchildren Zebediah, Ian and Lurana McClure; and many cousins and friends.  More...
Often it seems that New Year’s resolutions, much like rules, are meant to be broken. Try as we all might, the spur-of-the-moment commitments made toward self-improvement in the new year are long forgotten by the Super Bowl kickoff in February.  More...
What’s happened to the American dream?  When my grandparents arrived in New York as immigrants early in the 20th century, the American dream offered a beacon of hope to the world. Today that dream is fading fast.  More...
One artist from Ridgewood is having her artwork displayed at Chelsea’s Agora Gallery’s “Emerging Visions: An Exhibition of Dimensions and Truths.”  More...