First Ridgewood Artists Coalition exhibit opens Sunday at Glendale brewery


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Photo by Kelly Marie Mancuso

The Ridgewood Artists Coalition (RAC) will hold its first exhibit, titled “The Ridgewood Artists Spring Showcase,” at Glendale’s Finback Brewery from this Sunday through April 26.

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Addabbo suggests using proposed Glendale homeless shelter for veteran housing


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THE COURIER/Photo by Liam La Guerre

The controversial plan to turn the abandoned warehouse located at 78-16 Cooper Ave. in Glendale into a homeless shelter appears to be moving forward, but state Senator Joseph Addabbo wants to make that proposal a little more specific.

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Queens children’s author visits students at Glendale school


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Photo by Anthony Giudice

Students at Glendale’s P.S. 91 Richard Arkwright School got a special treat on Friday when children’s author Dee Ardelean came to read the first installment of her new short story series, “Pup, A Series of Short Tails.”

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Arrest made in Glendale homicide; actual shooter and accomplice still at large


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Police arrested an Ozone Park woman Sunday night in connection with the fatal shooting of a 21-year-old man in Glendale earlier that morning.

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Buildings Department OKs construction of Glendale homeless shelter


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

THE COURIER/Photo by Liam La Guerre

The Department of Buildings approved permits on Tuesday for the conversion of a vacant factory building into transitional housing, which the community has repeatedly opposed for years.

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In Glendale, schools chancellor calls for parents to get involved


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Photo courtesy of Councilwoman's Elizabeth Crowley's office

Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña came to Glendale’s P.S. 91 on Wednesday urging parents to seek seats on education councils and become more involved in their local public schools.

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Cat rescued from Elmhurst tree finds home with Glendale grandmother and granddaughter


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Photos courtesy of Annet Artani

After living temporarily with Annet Artani of Miney’s Rescue of Love, Dorothy was adopted on Jan. 13 by Glendale grandmother and granddaughter, Danielle Dunn and Kathy Strong, whose family recently lost two of their three cats to old age.

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New decorative lampposts to light the streets of Glendale


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Photos courtesy of state Sen. Joe Addabbo

The residents of Glendale have been waiting for the new lighting for over a decade when former state Sen. Serphin Maltese began the initiative. The Department of Transportation just approved the project, known as The Parkside Decorative Street Lighting Project, after a recent meeting with state Sen. Joe Addabbo.

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Funeral, wake for fallen NYPD officer held in Glendale as the world watched


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Photos by Dominick Totino Photography

The eyes of the nation were on Glendale this weekend as its streets were lined with more than 20,000 police officers in uniform for the wake and funeral of slain police officer Rafael Ramos, who was gunned down with his partner while on duty in Brooklyn on Dec. 20.

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Glendale man arrested after allegedly talking about killing cops


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Photo courtesy of NYPD

A Glendale man has been arrested on weapons charges after he was overheard saying that the officers murdered in last weekend’s shooting should have been white and he wanted to kill cops, authorities said.

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Wake and funeral for slain cop in Glendale to shut down local streets


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Photo by Dominick Totino Photography

Glendale will become a sea of blue on Friday and Saturday when more than 10,000 police officers are expected to attend the wake and funeral service for slain Officer Rafael Ramos at Christ Tabernacle Church on Myrtle Avenue.

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Coalition funds growing to combat ‘warehousing’ of homeless in Glendale


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Photo by Jeff Stone

Though donations have slowed down in recent weeks, the Glendale/Middle Village Coalition is continuing to raise money to pay for its legal battle to block a proposed homeless shelter.

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