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October 20, 2016  RSS feed
Grover Cleveland High School officially opened its new athletic field in Ridgewood
Play ball! The student athletes at Grover Cleveland High School (GCHS) had plenty of reasons to celebrate on Friday, Oct. 14, as their school officially unveiled the brand-new, $8.5 million athletic field at Seneca and DeKalb avenues in Ridgewood.  More...

Police are searching for a man wanted for robbing two livery cab drivers at gunpoint nearly a month apart in Ridgewood and Glendale.  More...

Students at Ridgewood’s Grover Cleveland High School (GCHS) recently took part in a six-week documentary and photography program at the Ridgewood YMCA, thanks to a grant from Glendale-based film and television production company.  More...
Detectives are looking for clues and suspects connected to the murder of a 22-year-old man who was fatally shot in his Woodhaven apartment early in the morning of Thursday, Oct. 13. Officers from the 102nd Precinct responded to a 911 call regarding an unconscious male at a home on 97th Street between Jamaica and 89th avenues at 12:47 a.m. on Oct. 13.  More...
The Lady Royals varsity soccer team battled back from a two-goal deficit to draw with Cardinal Spellman High School 3-3 on Wednesday, Oct. 12, at Juniper Valley Park in Middle Village. More...
JOSEPH STINE of Glendale died on Saturday, October 15, at the age of 85. A native of Yugoslavia, he was the husband of the late Alma Stine, father of the late Robert Stine, son of the late Alois and Maria Stine and dear brother Paula Kamme, Vincent Stine, Gottfried Stine, Edward Stine and Alois Stine. More...
Mayor Bill de Blasio announced last week that the city was no longer considering a plan to transform the Holiday Inn Express on 55th Road in Maspeth into a homeless shelter for adults. However, the city agreed to rent rooms at the hotel to house 30 homeless men for an indefinite period. More...
Trump’s latest lewd vulgar braggadocio about his attempted sexual conquests, and how he gets his way with women because of his star status is having serious fallout from hoards of his supporters and donors.  More...
CALL FOR A LEADER
We live in a time of unprecedented insecurity about our future. I hear about it no matter what community I visit — from Roslyn to Smithtown to Whitestone. Parents are worried about their children, and it doesn’t help when they turn on the TV and see beheadings in the Middle East, mass shootings in California and Florida and even pipe bombs much closer to home in Manhattan.  More...
Halloween is coming up, what are you doing to celebrate? Because Halloween falls on a Monday this year, it can be hard to join in the fun on the actual date because it’s on a work/school day.  Have no fear (or maybe little bit of fear); we’ve found five fun and spooky events leading up to Halloween that will get you into the spirit of the holiday.   More...
JFK’s campaign stop in Rego Park
I n just a few weeks, residents across our neighborhood will head to the polls to cast their vote in a presidential election that, for many, cannot come soon enough.  More...