New hope for Ridgewood Reservoir


| slicata@queenscourier.com

THE COURIER/Photo by Liam La Guerre

The Ridgewood Reservoir is gaining some dam support. The head of the state Department of Environmental Conservation told lawmakers that the city Parks Department requested his agency reclassify the reservoir as a “low hazard” dam, which would obviate the need for a $6 million construction project to prevent flooding.

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Ridgewood bar hosts first variety and burlesque show


| slicata@queenscourier.com

Photos Courtesy of KissedPR

Queens County took on a whole new meaning when the Queens Tavern on Fresh Pond Road hosted the first-ever Ridgewood Variety Show on Aug. 14.

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Historic Ridgewood Onderdonk House finally getting roof replacement


| lguerre@queenscourier.com

THE COURIER/Photo by Liam La Guerre

Work to replace the roof of the landmarked Vander Ende-Onderdonk house, the city’s oldest Dutch Colonial residence, has finally commenced after being delayed a year.

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Local politicians urge city to delay Ridgewood Reservoir plans


| ejankiewicz@queenscourier.com

THE COURIER/Photo by Liam La Guerre

A plan to alter the Ridgewood Reservoir is being challenged by several local politicians, citing that these “changes will significantly harm the natural and largely undisturbed habitats of the animals that currently live there.”

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