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June 2, 2016  RSS feed
Queens honors veterans at Memorial Day parades
American pride was on full display across Queens this past weekend, as communities commemorated Memorial Day with a number of parades and vigils that brought out big crowds of spectators.  More...

These men made their ATM withdrawals the hard way.  Police released on May 31 images of two men wanted for a series of business burglaries in Ridgewood, during which they damaged ATM devices and stole thousands of dollars in cash.  More...

After several months of community outreach and workshops, including a One-Day Plaza event, the Department of Transportation (DOT) has heard the community’s concerns and is working to alleviate the problems at the dangerous Myrtle/Wyckoff Avenue intersection.  More...
Customers are still unable to access the Rego Park bank where numerous safe deposit boxes were breached during a daring burglary last week.  More...
The Archbishop Molloy JV girls softball team captured the CHSAA City Championship by defeating Notre Dame Academy (Staten Island) by a score of 14-1 on Wednesday, May 25. More...
ONDREJ SVIHRAN of Ridgewood died on Thursday, May 26, at the age of 67. A native of Janosik, Yugoslavia, he was the beloved husband of Marija Svihran and devoted father of Suzi Schembri and Anna Wisneski. Services were offered at Morton Funeral Home/ Ridgewood Chapels, 663 Grandview Ave., Ridgewood, followed by interment at All Faiths Cemetery, Ridgewood.  More...
Somewhere, Pat Toro must be smiling.  The late president of the Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 32 fought hard for Queens to have its own memorial to the 420 local residents who served and died in the decade-long Vietnam War.  More...
I read your May 12 article about the former location in Kew Gardens of the Civic Virtue monument, and was very sorry to see that a mundane and politically correct plaque is all that can be mustered as a replacement to recognize women of our borough who embody a greatness beyond gender.  More...
The Ridgewood Times and the Mayor’s Office are proud to present a weekly column in which Mayor Bill de Blasio answers your questions about issues that concern you the most. If you have a question aboutanything going on in the city, in your neighborhood or on your block, we want to hear from you! More...
The first weekend in June is traditionally epic in this Bushwick. Big events, which used to be held in conjunction with Bushwick Open Studios, continue on after the massive Bushwick art event moves to October.  Here’s what awaits you this weekend:  Bushwick Block Party (Saturday - Sunday, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m., free)   More...