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City to Residents: Be Prepared

City to Residents: Be Prepared

In the past few weeks, an earthquake and a hurricane—two rare occurrences for New York—hit the city. The two events served as a perfect precursor…

Librarians Encourage Kids To Read

Librarians Encourage Kids To Read

When Queens’ librarians say they will do anything to get local children in their libraries to read more, they mean anything. Daniel Meyer, a children’s…

Addabbo Bridge a Mess

Addabbo Bridge a Mess

The north and south ends of the Joseph P Addabbo Bridge, which connects Howard Beach with Broad Channel has once again become a source of…

Dems Select Weprin for Congressional Run

Dems Select Weprin for Congressional Run

Democrats have selected state Assemblyman David Weprin to run for the 9th Congressional District seat, which Anthony Weiner resigned last month. Weprin, a Holliswood resident…

Beating the Summer Heat

Technically it’s not quite summer yet, but New Yorkers got their first taste of extreme heat over the weekend. Prolonged exposure to extreme heat can…

Enforcement Needed to Solve Park Woes

Enforcement Needed to Solve Park Woes

One of Citizen for a Better Ridgewood’s biggest challenges is policing Grover Cleveland Playground. Last summer, residents around the park were fed up with unruly…

Forest Park Carousel Still Silent

Forest Park Carousel Still Silent

Despite the many amenities and recreational opportunities offered throughout Forest Park’s 500 acres, there is still one item visitors can’t enjoy—the historic Forest Park Carousel….