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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Which Queens projects do you want to see funded with $1M from participatory budget?
Photo via Twitter/@ElizCrowleyNYC

The final ballot for the 30th Council District’s participatory budgeting vote has been set. District residents will be able to vote on what projects they would like to see $1 million of funding go toward, which was set aside by Councilwoman Elizabeth Crowley. Of the 12 initial projects proposed for participatory budgeting, nine have made […]

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Ridgewood is getting a multimillion-dollar athletic field reconstruction
RIDGEWOOD TIMES/Photo by Anthony Giudice

The $8.5 million reconstruction of the Grover Cleveland High School (GCHS) Athletic Field, located at Seneca and DeKalb avenues in Ridgewood, officially got underway on Friday with a ceremonial groundbreaking. On hand to make the first dig were GCHS principal Denise Vittor, Councilwoman Elizabeth Crowley, state Senator Joseph Addabbo, a representative from Assemblywoman Cathy Nolan’s office, Community […]

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