Woodhaven civic group answers call for donations to aid local family after fire
Photo courtesy of the Woodhaven Residents' Block Association

Updated Oct. 27, 3:54 p.m. BY KIRSTEN E. PAULSON Hoping to assist a family left devastated by a fire at their Woodhaven home, the Woodhaven Residents’ Block Association (WRBA) collected clothing and other needed items during a drive they held this past weekend. About seven bags of items were donated during the drive held on Oct. […]

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Woodhaven preparing for neighborhood-wide yard sale
Photo courtesy Project Woodhaven

Residents of Woodhaven are gearing up for the fourth annual Great Woodhaven Yard Sale, hosted by the Woodhaven Residents’ Block Association (WRBA) and Project Woodhaven. The concept for the neighborhood-wide yard sale, which will take place on Saturday, Sept. 26, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., came from WRBA member Vance Barbour. He believed it would […]

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Gravestone from Woodhaven cemetery found in local backyard
Photos courtesy of Project Woodhaven

For many months, volunteers associated with the Woodhaven Cultural and Historical Society have worked to beautify and remove weeds from the Wyckoff-Snediker Family Cemetery, a graveyard located near All Saints Episcopal Church that dates back to the late 1700s. The efforts, conducted in cooperation with the church (formerly St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church), have been both successful and rewarding, […]

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Woodhaven graffiti cleanup will also help local charity
Photo courtesy of the Woodhaven Residents' Block Association

This summer’s Woodhaven Residents’ Block Association (WRBA) graffiti removal campaign will do more than just make the neighborhood more beautiful. The civic group, which annually paints over graffiti found on local mailboxes across the community, will use the effort to raise funds for the NYFAC Foundation in Howard Beach, which supports families and children affected […]

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Night at Forest Park Carousel helps Woodhaven educators
RIDGEWOOD TIMES/Photos by Kelly Marie Mancuso

BY KELLY MARIE MANCUSO Woodhaven residents of all ages gathered at the historic Forest Park Carousel on June 12 for an evening of fun and merriment to help benefit the School Sisters of Notre Dame (SSND) Educational Center for Women. The center, located at 87-04 88th Ave. in Woodhaven, provides a four-tier ESL program and High School […]

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