Celebrate festival season in Ridgewood this September


| agiudice@ridgewoodtimes.com

RIDGEWOOD TIMES/File photo

Get ready to party in the streets of Ridgewood this September as the community gears up for two annual street fairs, the Fresh Pond Road Street Festival and the Myrtle Avenue Fall Street Festival.

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LIC welcomes new dog run at Gantry Plaza State Park


| aaltamirano@queenscourier.com

Photos courtesy of Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer's office

The Long Island City community came together Thursday morning to officially open a new dog run at Gantry Plaza State Park — filled with amenities that will make any pooch and its owner enjoy their time at the park even more.

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Career-themed high school in Cambria Heights to offer industry-specific opportunities through new partnership


| amatua@queenscourier.com

Photo via Google Maps

The Benjamin Franklin High School for Finance & Information Technology in Cambria Heights will give under-served high school students opportunities to get a head start in their car

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A sweet weekend at the LIC Flea


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

Photo courtesy of LIC Flea & Food

Two sweet vendors came out on top this past weekend in Long Island City as they proved to be the favorites at the LIC Flea & Food Sweets Festival.

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Immigration documentary on Flushing woman to be screened in LIC


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Image courtesy of No Le Digas A Nadie

After years of not speaking out, Angy Rivera is ready to share her story with Queens viewers during the Long Island City screening of the documentary surrounding her life.

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Q&A sessions to give fans a closer look at tennis legends during US Open


| asuriel@queenscourier.com

Photos courtesy of Time Warner Cable

Fans attending the U.S. Open will have the chance to come face to face with tennis legends during question-and-answer sessions at Time Warner Cable Studios.

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Elmhurst man sentenced for fatal stabbing of wife


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The Elmhurst man who stabbed his wife to death in 2014 and went on with his day, after faking her suicide note, has been sentenced to serve 18 years in prison, prosecutors announced.

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Beach Boy Brian Wilson to perform at Queens College


| asuriel@queenscourier.com

Photo courtesy Kupferberg Center for the Arts

The Beach Boys co-founder Brian Wilson will be performing a selection of classic hits and material from his new solo album at the Flushing college located at 65-30 Kissena Blvd. on Oct. 9.

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