Evergreen Park renovations celebrated at Glendale groundbreaking


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TIMES NEWSWEEKLY/Photo by Kelly Marie Mancuso

Councilwoman Elizabeth Crowley joined Queens Parks Commissioner Dorothy Lewandowski and others to ceremonially break ground on renovations to the playground on the national observance of Arbor Day.

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MTA will boost service on 7, L and M lines later this year


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With overall subway ridership up 2.6 percent across the city, the MTA is set to meet the increased demand by boosting service on three local subway lines this December.

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Middle Village residents continue fight against Glendale shelter


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THE COURIER/Photo by Anthony Giudice

As proponents for turning an abandoned Glendale warehouse into a homeless shelter try to move that plan forward, the Middle Village Property Owners and Residents Association vows to continue to fight against it.

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Queens Beer Week to kick off second year with over 70 venues


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

Image via Instagram/@queensbeerweek

Something is brewing in Queens, and in just two weeks you’ll be able to get a cold glass of what the borough has to offer.

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Crime drop tops 104th Precinct meeting in Ridgewood


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

Photo courtesy of 104th Precinct

Crime dropped across the 104th Precinct last month, but the precinct’s commander warned during Tuesday’s 104th Precinct Community Council meeting in Ridgewood about a “significant uptick” in identity theft and tire and rim thefts.

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Irregularly shaped Ridgewood block with development potential for sale


| lguerre@queenscourier.com

Photo courtesy of Greiner Maltz Investment Properties

A pizza-slice-shaped block in Ridgewood with two one-story buildings is being marketed for about $5 million as the real estate market in the neighborhood continues to boom, following recent big transactions and plans to construct large developments.

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Restrictions to curbside and driveway access to affect Cypress Avenue


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

Photo via Google Maps

Residents living along Cypress Avenue between Vermont Place and Clover Place will have restricted access to their driveways through Friday, April 24.

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Newtown Creek Alliance talks cleanup with Ridgewood group


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TIMES NEWSWEEKLY/Photo courtesy of Newtown Creek Alliance

The Newtown Creek Alliance offered information about the polluted waterway’s ecology during an Earth Day meeting of the Ridgewood Democratic Club Thursday night.

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Ozone Park man faces serious jail time for sexually abusing two young girls


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An Ozone Park man was convicted this week of sexually preying on young children in their home over a four-year period, Queens District Attorney Richard Brown announced.

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