Competitors come out for Ridgewood’s first-ever thumb wrestling event


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TIMES NEWSWEEKLY/photo by Kelly Marie Mancuso

Locals were all thumbs at the first-ever Ridgewood Thumb Wrestling Competition held at Julia’s Beer and Wine Bar. Five brave competitors squared off in mini plastic rings in a fight for glory, honor, local pride and a free growler fill courtesy of Finback Brewery in Glendale.

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Blue wall of support at police vigil in Ridgewood


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RIDGEWOOD TIMES/Photo by Kelly Marie Mancuso

As part of National Police Week, the 104th Precinct held a special candlelight vigil on Wednesday night at the precinct’s Ridgewood stationhouse, with residents showing support and appreciation for officers and law enforcement.

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Adding up success at Ridgewood’s Grover Cleveland HS


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Grover Cleveland High School’s Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Academy students have soared with achievements in recent weeks.

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On the hunt for beer and fun at Ridgewood Hair and Hound


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The streets of Ridgewood played host to the first annual Ridgewood Hair and Hound, part bar crawl and part scavenger hunt, on Saturday as part of Queens Beer Week, the nine-day celebration of local beer and breweries that runs through this Sunday.

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Ridgewood civic focuses on bike lanes and local businesses


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Transit, tenants and trees took center stage during a three-part presentation hosted by the Ridgewood Property Owners and Civic Association on Thursday at the Ridgewood Older Adult Center.

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Candlelight vigil held in Ridgewood for Nepal earthquake victims


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Photo by Anthony Giudice

Many of the Nepalese residents in Ridgewood joined together Wednesday night for a candlelight vigil to show their support for the victims of the 7.8-magnitude earthquake that hit their home country last weekend.

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Ridgewood residents tackle housing, other matters at forum


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Residents, community leaders and local activists revisited various issues and concerns affecting Ridgewood during the Ridgewood Tenants and Neighborhood Association’s (RTNA) public forum, “Ridgewood: Your Voices, Your Issues,” on Monday at the Ridgewood Library.

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