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August 11, 2016  RSS feed

Breaking News - 8/12/2016 09:27 AM

A 22-year-old man was fatally shot on a Bushwick street after leaving a nearby party early on Friday morning, Aug. 12, police reported. More...
Middle Village supermarket gets new owners

A neighborhood staple in Middle Village is undergoing some big changes.  Silver Barn Farms, located at 80-05 Caldwell Ave., has a new owner who wants to bring a new look, new products and fresh produce to shoppers.  More...

As the project to bring bigger and better sewer lines to residents of Middle Village continues, the New York City Department of Design and Construction (DDC) has announced a water service interruption for the area for this week.  More...
He’s apparently following in his grandfather’s footsteps to jail.  John Gotti, 23, of Howard Beach — grandson of the late crime boss John Gotti — and seven other individuals have been charged for their alleged roles in a drug dealing scheme in the community and neighboring Ozone Park, Queens District Attorney Richard A. Brown announced on Aug. 4.  More...
The Our Lady of Hope Hornets intermediate boys baseball team won the Ridgewood, Glendale, Middle Village and Maspeth (RGMVM) Little League 14U Junior Championship by beating the undefeated Forest Hills Blue baseball team 4-1 at Juniper Valley Park last week.  More...
RAFAEL E. MONTALVO died on Friday, August 5, at the age of 51. He was the beloved son of Rosa L. Toro and loving brother of Elvin E. Montalvo, Willy Montalvo, Enrique Montalvo, Edwin Montalvo and Freddy Cortez.  More...
White ribbons now wrap tree trunks across Howard Beach in memory of Karina Vetrano, a young woman who was found brutally beaten, raped and murdered at a nearby park.  More...
Regarding the murder of Karina Vetrano: I live in Ozone Park and visit Howard Beach often. There are too many crimes that are happening in our area lately! We need to be extra cautious with new faces and keep a eye out for your neighbors, friends and family. I’m reading everyday now more and more crimes happening in Queens and it makes me very concerned.  More...
Brooklyn Banker a hit!
When I got an email from my old friend ed O’Donnell, who was president of the board of Life’s wOrC, the organization I founded, and now leads business banking for Chase, to attend a “brooklyn banker” event, I thought it was a networking event in Manhattan.  More...
On Saturday, Aug. 6, Ridgewood enjoyed a great day of food, music and sustainable technology. Transforming the VanDer-Ende Onderdonk House green space into a playground for the senses, Variance Festival featured music, food and arts, all inspired by the diversity of their community.  More...
A mixed-use building has hit the market in Ridgewood, going for $1.299 million, Greiner Maltz Investment Properties said.  More...