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February 18, 2016  RSS feed
Training day: Ridgewood gets the chance to use police firearms simulator
What would you do if you were a police officer confronted by an armed perpetrator?  Residents at the Feb. 16 104th Precinct Community Council meeting in Ridgewood got a chance to make split-second, life-or-death decisions by using the Firearms and Tactics Simulator (FATS) with the assistance of officers from the NYPD Firearms and Tactics Section.  More...

Two eagle-eyed cops collared a Brooklyn man allegedly responsible for a rash of vehicle break-ins in Ridgewood and Maspeth, police announced during Tuesday’s 104th Precinct Community Council meeting in Ridgewood.   More...

The $8.5 million reconstruction of the Grover Cleveland High School (GCHS) Athletic Field, located at Seneca and DeKalb avenues in Ridgewood, officially got underway on Feb. 12 with a ceremonial groundbreaking.  More...
106th Precinct  South Central Queens  Ozone Park armed robbery suspect remains at large   Police have apprehended one suspect wanted for an armed robbery in Ozone Park, but his accomplice remains on the loose.  More...
Are you limited on time but want to upgrade your home? There are easy home improvements you can achieve in a weekend. Painting is one of the most popular ways to transform the look of your home.  More...
The Blau Weiss Gottschee (BWG) Girls U11 team won first place at East Meadow tournament with a rec ord of three wins and one tie. More...
CAROLINE GIFFONE died on Saturday, February 13, at the age of 91. She was the wife of the late Peter Giffone, loving mother of Robert Giffone and Diane Stoehrer, motherin law of Kathy and Richard, cherished grandmother of Toby, Mike, Bobby, Rich and Nick and greatgrandmother of Nicole, Alena, Ivy, Madison, Claudia, Anastasia, Alexis, Kadence and Madilyn.  More...
The MTA needs to close part of the L line between Brooklyn and Manhattan for a significant amount of time to make permanent repairs from damages suffered during Hurricane Sandy more than three years ago.  More...
Students at a high school in Queens claimed that they were spending around $25-$50 per year on books that according to regulations they should have been issued for free yet had to purchase at the school’s bookstore.  More...
We hear of a new hate crime almost every week, and unfortunately, New York City, and Queens, have not been immune to these senseless crimes. While others resolve their disagreements with violence, we look to break bread; whether they be pitas, rotis or challah rolls.  More...
‘I’LL NEVER LOVE AGAIN’
Take a trip back in time to those instrumental teenage years when emotions and hormones were in control of everything at the Bushwick Starr next week.  More...