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April 7, 2016  RSS feed
Eight arrested in NYPD’s latest massage parlor operation
They’ve done it again. Police picked up eight more individuals on various charges in an undercover operation at massage parlors in Maspeth, Ridgewood and Rego Park on Friday, April 1. More...

To the disdain of many residents of the 104th Precinct, the Ridgewood-based command learned this week its proactive executive officer is heading east to Flushing.  More...

It was once a hub of industry, and it can be again.  That was the message Community Board 5 Chairperson Vincent Arcuri sent to Mayor Bill de Blasio last week regarding the site of a proposed homeless shelter in Glendale.  More...
104th Precinct  Ridgewood, Glendale, Middle Village and Maspeth  Heavily armed fake cop drove around Ridgewood  He wasn’t a cop, but he played one while driving the streets of Ridgewood.  More...
Wet, damp weather couldn’t stop the boys and girls of summer from celebrating the start of their season during the Ridgewood-Glendale-Middle Village-Maspeth (RGMVM) annual Opening Day parade on More...
MARY POWERS died on Sunday, April 3, at the age of 87. She was the wife of the late Daniel J. Powers, loving mother of Stephen Powers and the late Kevin Powers, mother-in-law of Patricia and cherished grandmother of Meghan, Matthew, Dylan and Logan. She is also survived by numerous nieces, nephews and friends.  More...
College Point is one of four locations that the city is allegedly considering as a site of a new jail, according to a DNAinfo report last week.  Almost immediately, the gut reaction from residents, readers and public officials representing the neighborhood could be summarized in a two-letter word.  No.  More...
Despite Mayor de Blasio’s endless promises of change in the New York City public schools when he took office, the New York City Department of Education continues to be a bonanza for consultants, testing companies and organizations offering poor academic programs that do little or nothing for educators and students.  More...
March Madness Saluting Women
Although most sports fans think of March as March Madness, the competition between leading college basketball teams, others know it is women’s History Month and many groups use the occasion to pay tribute to extraordinary women.  More...
Eugene J. is cooking up something sweet in Bushwick
Harry Potter meets Tim Burton in Bushwick’s newest candy store, Eugene J. Candy Co. The storefront at 16 Wilson Ave. appears dark and unassuming from the street, but inside, it’s a fairy-tale world of sweet, sour and salty treats that satisfy every craving.  More...