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November 10, 2016  RSS feed
After stunning win in primary, Woodside’s Brian Barnwell is on his way to state Assembly
Brian Barnwell won the seat for the 30th Assembly District seat the night of Nov. 8, with 67.8 percent (22.657) of votes cast.  “It feels good. It’s rewarding,” Barnwell said. “We’ve put a lot of hard work in since day one so it’s always obviously a great feeling when you put in hard work and it pays off.”  More...

Police are looking for a group of five men who assaulted several patrons during a dispute at a Halloween party outside of a Bushwick bar.  More...

With the massive M train shutdown in Brooklyn and parts of Queens looming next year, the MTA is already preparing to help commuters figure out a way around while the line is closed.  More...
JAMAICA MAN CONVICTED OF VICIOUSLY BEATING OFF-DUTY COP OUTSIDE OZONE PARK RESTAURANT A Jamaica man has been charged with attempted murder in connection with a fight in South Richmond Hill that left an off-duty NYPD sergeant brutally wounded early Sunday morning. More...
It was an all-silver affair for the St. Margaret/Resurrection Ascension Flyers on Sunday, Oct. 16 at Alley Pond Park. More...
DOBRILA VAGIUNIC of Ridgewood died on Monday, November 7, at the age of 69. A native of Lukicevo, Yugoslavia, she was the devoted mother of David Vagiunic and Sasa Vagiunic, loving daughter of Leposava Petrovic and dear sister of Nadia Ziujin. More...
Nearly 70 years ago, a boy named Donald John Trump resided on a quiet residential street in affluent Jamaica Estates. He would grow up in the footsteps of his father to become a real estate mogul. Trump would go on to become a casino magnate, later a celebrity and, now, the next president of the United States.  More...
Regarding plans to renovate streets in Long Island City: Why are the bus stops shifting from Vernon Boulevard and Borden Avenue and Vernon and 50th Avenue? There is no need. You’re shifting end stops to in front of residences and further from subway transfer. Regarding the sidewalk extension, please do not place any benches.  More...
Savoring the little things in life
The world is upside down and passions are running high in every home, but something sweet and innocent goes on at the same time: Kids playing ball.  More...
One Ridgewood business is getting a starring role in an upcoming film.  The Safe and Secured Security Services/ Impact Investigations, located at 411 Onderdonk Ave., was used by the Marlon Mark Production company to film a roll call scene for their upcoming police drama, “The Culprit” on Oct. 30.  More...