Is state balking at Ridgewood Reservoir wetland declaration?


| rpozarycki@queenscourier.com

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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Ridgewood reacts to first episode of ‘Weird Loners’


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

Photo by Anthony Giudice

A group of Ridgewood residents had mixed feelings as they gathered at a local bar to watch the premiere of “Weird Loners,” a new Fox comedy that uses the area as the inspiration for the show’s setting.

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Ridgewood group presses City Council members for more street trees


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Photo courtesy of the Landmark Preservation Commission

Hoping to make Ridgewood greener, the Ridgewood Property Owners and Civic Association (RPOCA) submitted to the neighborhood’s City Council members formal requests for additional street tree funding.

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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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Second annual prom dress drive this weekend in Ridgewood


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Photo courtesy Times Newsweekly

Prom night is a milestone of a young woman’s life and every girl should be able to attend and feel like royalty. Joan England’s second annual Project PROMises prom dress event is allowing girls who may not be able to afford a dress the chance to find their perfect fit.

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Ridgewood bar to hold viewing party for ‘Weird Loners’ premiere


| ctumola@queenscourier.com

Michael Becker / FOX/Copyright 2014 FOX Broadcasting

The neighborhood that inspired the backdrop of a new Fox comedy will be holding a viewing party at a local bar for its premiere that is likely to be filled with more jeers than cheers.

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