Take a look at this box of Ridgewood memories that offer history lesson on schools
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To the annoyance of students (but to the delight of parents), schools will be open once again in just a few weeks. We thought this would be the perfect time to share with you a very interesting letter — and a box full of memorabilia — from Louise Kuebler (nee Liefke) of Glendale, who recently turned […]

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Drunk naughty grandpa, angry hawk and 8 other popular stories in Queens this week
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It’s been an interesting week in the “World’s Borough.” A 69-year-old was arrested for DWI after he crashed into a Chase Bank in Bayside, and the suspect of a shooting on the Long Island Expressway turned out to be a spurned lover. Not surprisingly, the share of million-dollar homes in Queens is rising with neighborhoods such […]

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This Ridgewood high school is producing some of the city’s best new lifeguards
Photos courtesy Grover Cleveland High School

One Ridgewood high school has been helping to turn its students into the city’s finest lifeguards of the last decade. Grover Cleveland High School’s swimming program went through an overhaul 10 years ago when Chris Sullivan and Felicia Mair, both current lifeguards, were asked to take over teaching the program by Jack Ciano, assistant principal of […]

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School and library upgrades are coming Ridgewood, Glendale, Maspeth and Middle Village through participatory budgeting
Photo via Twitter/@ElizCrowleyNYC

The community has spoken and the results are in. More than 2,400 votes were cast and the final tallies have been counted in Councilwoman Elizabeth Crowley’s District 30 participatory budgeting cycle where community members were able to vote on how they would like to see $1 million spent, and the big winners are the schools and […]

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You decide which Queens community projects will receive $1M in participatory budgeting
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Who wants to spend a million in Queens? The ballot with 30th Council District community projects to potentially get funded with $1 million from the participatory budget is now finalized, so voters can see exactly how much money the projects will cost and what each project will consist of. Councilwoman Elizabeth Crowley has released a “voter guide” for […]

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