Community lauds new camera system installed in Forest Park, hopes it will deter crime
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Forest Park, and the surrounding communities of Glendale and Woodhaven, are now a little safer thanks to efforts from the NYPD and a local elected official. Last week, brand-new NYPD security cameras were installed at designated locations throughout Forest Park, thanks to a state grant of $250,000 allocated by Assemblyman Mike Miller. “This process took […]

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New middle school in Corona aims to alleviate serious overcrowding in the district
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One of the most overcrowded school districts in the city will be home to a new middle school built to alleviate the jam-packed classrooms that are common in western Queens. School District 24, which encompasses Corona, Glendale, Ridgewood, Elmhurst, Long Island City, Maspeth and Middle Village, has long had a problem with overcrowding and schools in Corona […]

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10 Ridgewood events to get you excited this week, including Myrtle Avenue Street Festival and Footlight opening
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Even if you don’t have the energy to go out every night of the week, we’ve got an option for you every day, including lots of fun stuff this weekend. So pick your poison wisely, whether it’s comedy or live music or the Myrtle Avenue Street Festival! Read on!   Thursday, July 21 Comedy: Thursday Night […]

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PHOTOS: Neighbors in Glendale and Ridgewood enjoyed fun in the sun at block parties this weekend
Photo by Bridget Kenny

Residents across Glendale and Ridgewood celebrated the summer at several block parties this past weekend, enjoying the sun, fun and games, great barbecue, and the company of their neighbors. Kids were beating the heat by playing in blowup pools and running through sprinklers, while the adults manned the grills and got the grub ready for […]

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Pokemon Go, burglar in Whitestone and Queens home prices in 1995 make the top stories in Queens this week
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It seems that Queens residents are feeling a sense of nostalgia for the good old days when a single-family home cost about $200,000. We took a look at how much houses, co-ops and condos cost back in 1995 and the results are astonishing. It’s also not surprising that Queens is the borough with the most scheduled […]

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