Ridgewood Reservoir Renovations to Begin

Ridgewood Reservoir Renovations to Begin

  After years of debate between the Parks Department, city planners, developers and community activists, a renovation of Highland Park and the Ridgewood Reservoir will…

Tons of Trash Avoids Landfill

Tons of Trash Avoids Landfill

  A recycling event sponsored by State Senator Joseph Addabbo last Sunday was a major success, with more than 11 tons of electronics and paper…

Shapiro Named Democratic District Leader

Shapiro Named Democratic District Leader

Last week, the Queens Democratic County Committee voted unanimously elect JoAnn Shapiro as the Democratic District Leader for the 23rd District. The election further paved…

Park Opening Yields Mysterious Tombstone

Park Opening Yields Mysterious Tombstone

Updated, see below On September 12, 1912, Leon Nascimbene arrived in New York City onboard the Kaiserin Auguste Victoria, a passenger ship sailing from Cherbourg,…

Consultant Accused of $3M Theft From City

Willard Lanham, a former consultant for the city Department of Education (DOE), was charged last Thursday with stealing $3.6 million from the city. Lanham was…

O’Neill’s Destroyed by Fire

O’Neill’s Destroyed by Fire

A cultural institution in Maspeth was destroyed in a fire early Monday morning. O’Neill’s bar and restaurant, at 64-21 53rd Drive, has been serving the…

Pitching In For Neighborhood Causes

Pitching In For Neighborhood Causes

Over the weekend, several community groups around the area took charge and helped improve their neighborhoods. The Woodhaven Residents’ Block Association (WRBA) cleaned up graffiti…