Crime drop tops 104th Precinct meeting in Ridgewood


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

Photo courtesy of 104th Precinct

Crime dropped across the 104th Precinct last month, but the precinct’s commander warned during Tuesday’s 104th Precinct Community Council meeting in Ridgewood about a “significant uptick” in identity theft and tire and rim thefts.

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Irregularly shaped Ridgewood block with development potential for sale


| lguerre@queenscourier.com

Photo courtesy of Greiner Maltz Investment Properties

A pizza-slice-shaped block in Ridgewood with two one-story buildings is being marketed for about $5 million as the real estate market in the neighborhood continues to boom, following recent big transactions and plans to construct large developments.

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Newtown Creek Alliance talks cleanup with Ridgewood group


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TIMES NEWSWEEKLY/Photo courtesy of Newtown Creek Alliance

The Newtown Creek Alliance offered information about the polluted waterway’s ecology during an Earth Day meeting of the Ridgewood Democratic Club Thursday night.

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Is state balking at Ridgewood Reservoir wetland declaration?


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THE COURIER/File photo

The state Department of Environmental Conservation appears to be moving away from possible wetland status for the Ridgewood Reservoir, according to the Community Board 5 Parks Committee.

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Pol touts Ridgewood’s successes and the challenges ahead


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TIMES NEWSWEEKLY/Photo by Kelly Marie Mancuso

Assemblywoman Catherine Nolan discussed the many assets and issues facing Ridgewood at Thursday night’s swearing-in ceremony of the Ridgewood Property Owners and Civic Association officials and board of directors held at the Ridgewood Older Adult Center.

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George Clooney film scheduled to shoot scenes at Ridgewood studio Friday


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Photo via Instagram/tavernakyclades

TriStar Productions announced that scenes for its upcoming financial thriller “Money Monster” starring George Clooney and Julia Roberts will be filmed at Broadway Stages in Ridgewood on Friday.

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New civic association brings Ridgewood tenants together


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Photo courtesy of New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission

A Ridgewood activist announced Wednesday morning the formation of the Ridgewood Tenants and Neighborhood Association, which aims to empower and increase representation for Ridgewood renters.

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Ridgewood families blast DEP for sewage backups


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

THE COURIER/ Photo by Angela Matua

Homeowners gathered around on Seneca Avenue near Norman Street in Ridgewood on Thursday afternoon to get answers from the Department of Environmental Protection regarding sewage problems they have been experiencing since earlier this year.

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‘Commuter Composting’ coming to Ridgewood and Kew Gardens


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

Photo via Wikimedia Commons

Queens residents will soon have “Commuter Composting” in order to properly dispose of their household food waste, according to the Department of Sanitation.

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