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March 31, 2016  RSS feed
Ridgewood middle schoolers are learning to create their own chocolate business
Something sweet is cooking at Ridgewood’s I.S. 77.  The Greater Ridgewood Youth Council (GRYC) has introduced a flavorful after-school educational program called “From Bean to Bar to Business,” where kids at the middle school learn the ins and outs of producing high-end chocolate creations and the process of learning to create their very own business plan.   More...

He knocked over granny for her groceries.  Police want the public’s help in finding the armed bandit who roughed up and robbed an 87-yearold woman on a Ridgewood street last week.  More...

104th Precinct  Ridgewood, Glendale, Middle Village and Maspeth  Man who sexually assaulted two women in Ridgewood   The NYPD released a sketch and security camera footage of a man who attacked and groped two women on the same Ridgewood street last weekend.  More...
On the day before their epic “Easter  Eve Uprising” charity boxing match, the Garda Siochana Boxing Club flew in from Ireland to meet face-toface with the FDNY Bravest Boxing Team for a showdown at O’Neill’s in Maspeth on Friday afternoon, March 25.  More...
GLADYS PORTH of Glendale Glendale died on Sunday, March 27, at the age of 92. She was the wife of the late Frederick L. Porth and devoted mother of Frederick J. Porth and Raymond Porth. She is also survived by three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 9:30 a.m.  More...
Now that the City Council has adopted a modified version of Mayor Bill de Blasio’s housing plan, Queens arrives at a moment of developmental truth.  Where-- or, more appropriately, how much higher-- does it go from here?  More...
Former Fire Commissioner Nicholas Scoppetta was a dedicated public servant who cared deeply about the people of this city. His term working as the head of Children’s Services showed his compassion for children and their well being.  More...
Assemblymember Nily Rozic recently sent a letter to the Metropolitan Transportation Authority requesting that they conduct a study on Express Bus service for her constituents. This would just be a waste of both money and time.  More...