Assemblywoman Catherine Nolan of Ridgewood, along with fellow lawmakers, educators, parents and students, rallied on the steps of City Hall Thursday morning demanding that Gov. Andrew Cuomo and state lawmakers pay $2.5 billion owed to New York City public schools.
new lease could be signed sometime this week by Nelson Rockefeller, the owner of the Long Island City-based Queens Brewery, for a warehouse building in Ridgewood, close to the Bushwick border, Community Board 5 District Manager, Gary Giordano, said during a board meeting Wednesday night.
Schneps Communications, publisher of The Queens Courier group, Brooklyn Spectator, Home Reporter, El Correo and 16 other newspapers and magazines, has acquired the 107-year-old Ridgewood Times and Times Newsweekly.
Ridgewood is changing, but the historic stability of the neighborhood makes it different from most communities in the city that are gentrifying, said Henry Cross, a Ridgewood resident and community activist.