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August 4, 2016  RSS feed
City may transform a Maspeth hotel into a homeless shelter for adults
The latest homeless shelter in Queens may be coming to Maspeth.  More...

Cops are on the lookout for a man wanted for groping a woman in Ridgewood last month.  More...

A major roadway in the industrial heart of Maspeth will be closed for two weeks during the ongoing construction of the new Kosciuszko Bridge.  More...
A would-be burglar who was shot by police inside a Maspeth home on Monday afternoon was scheduled to face a judge late on Wednesday. Felix Perez, 37, was scheduled to be arraigned in Queens Criminal Court on Wednesday after the Ridgewood Times went to press. More...
Flushing is the center of the sports world this week not only because of the Mets-Yankees “Subway Series,” but also because the United States Tennis Association (USTA) unveiled its new retractable roof at Arthur Ashe Stadium just in time for the 2016 U.S. Open. More...
ANTONIO PORCELLI died on Friday, July 29, at the age of 66. He was the beloved husband of Linda, loving father of Susan, Valerie and Steven, father-in-law of Kerri, cherished son of Maria and dear brother of Beatrice Mottola, Louis and Peter. He is also survived by numerous loving nieces, nephews and friends.  More...
Commuters across Queens are already dreading the impending 4 percent MTA fare hike that the authority expects to enact next year.  More...
Regarding a proposal to shift the E train to the G line during the L train shutdown: This is the stupidest Brooklyn-centric idea for convenience of L train users.  More...
A moment in history   Whether you are a Democrat or Republican, we can all appreciate the history made last week when Hillary Clinton accepted the nomination as her party’s choice for president of the United States.  More...
Ridgewood is getting hotter, and not just because of last week’s muggy heatwave. It’s heating up with an influx of new businesses — venues, bars, yoga studios, and now, a Queens outpost of a Brooklyn favorite.  More...