Guard your car! Cops issued alert on vehicle break-ins in Ridgewood and Maspeth
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The 104th Precinct is beefing up efforts to reduce the recent uptick in car break-ins seen in Ridgewood and parts of Maspeth. As of Wednesday, Feb. 3, there have been at least 25 thefts from vehicles within the 104th Precinct in 2016, the precinct reported. Some of those vehicles had their windows broken, while some owners […]

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Suspect busted nearly a year after robbing deliveryman in Ridgewood
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Following a lengthy investigation, a 21-year-old man was locked up last week for participating in an armed robbery outside a Ridgewood store last April, police reported. Shaquan Bullock of Brooklyn was taken into custody on Feb. 2 by the 104th Precinct Detective Squad for his alleged role in the robbery that occurred at 2:23 p.m. on […]

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Still off track: Community leaders in Ridgewood call for freight rail reform
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After a tumultuous summer with several railroad problems, Civics United for Railroad Environmental Solutions (CURES) is looking for a better and safer way to transport freight by rail through the area. The civics organization made a presentation at the Ridgewood Property Owners and Civic Association (RPOCA) meeting on Feb. 4, highlighting the need for better safety […]

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Attend a town hall meeting looking for answers on possible L train shutdown
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With the MTA considering shutting down portions of the L train for more than a year to make repairs, commuters from Ridgewood and other areas on the line are looking to make sure the authority hears their grievances and concerns. Last month the MTA said it was considering shutting down L train service between Brooklyn and Manhattan in order […]

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Queens designers will compete in ‘Project Runway All-Stars’ beginning next week
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Some of Project Runway’s most accomplished designers will compete on the Lifetime show’s All-Stars season next week and two of those stars have ties to Queens. Astoria’s Sam Donovan, 25, a contestant on “Under the Gunn” and Ridgewood’s Alexander Pope, 40, who competed on season 12 of the show, are both back to show off their design skills […]

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