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Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Politics

Reynoso’s term begins

Politics

Reynoso’s term begins

Early on in his political ascent, City Councilman Antonio Reynoso (D-Williamsburg) joined his predecessor Diana Reyna’s team as her Ridgewood representative. Comment

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Friends of the QueensWay’s plan to construct a park hinges on just 3.5 miles of railway, but the controversy around those tracks has reverberated much farther. Comments (6)
Event

M.I.A. Maspeth-bound

Event

M.I.A. Maspeth-bound

British musician M.I.A. is headlining the Knockdown Center’s spring program with concerts scheduled for May 8-9, the arts center’s manager said. Comment
Sierra Calhoun understands she isn’t only representing herself and Christ the King when she steps on the floor for the McDonald’s All-American game. Comment

Monday, March 31, 2014

Transit

Kew Gdns. opposes Q10 bus changes

Transit

Kew Gdns. opposes Q10 bus changes

MTA’s plans to tweak the Q10 bus route and fleet have gained little traction in Kew Gardens. Comments (2)
The founder of an Ozone Park animal shelter believes she is close to finding a new home for the organization after its lease was not renewed. Comment

Sunday, March 30, 2014

After a bullet claimed the life of an Ozone Park pizzeria owner’s son during a botched home invasion 4 1/2 years ago, one of the two men accused of committing the murder entered a not guilty plea Tuesday in Manhattan federal court. Comment
After the roar of rap, rock, blues and jazz quieted down, Annika Scilipote remained and was dubbed the best in Queens at the annual Battle of the Boroughs earlier this month. Comment

Saturday, March 29, 2014

Community Service

Coast Guard visits ill boy

Community Service

Coast Guard visits ill boy

A U.S. Coast Guard helicopter crew flew into Juniper Valley Park Monday to give an 8-year-old with a life-threatening illness the tour of his dreams. Comment

Friday, March 28, 2014

Crime

NYPD identifies second victim in Ridgewood double murder

Crime

NYPD identifies second victim in Ridgewood double murder

Police identified the male victim in the Ridgewood double homicide as 21-year-old Louis Oscar Padilla-Lopez, the NYPD said Friday. Comment
While most legislators are busy haggling over pre-kindergarten funding and campaign finance reform in the state budget, state Sen. Joseph Addabbo Jr. (D-Howard Beach) has renewed his bid to secure money for Queens nonprofits. Comment
It may take state Supreme Court intervention, but the city said it is prepared to make good on three decades of pledging to improve sewers, streets and sidewalks in Ozone Park. Comments (4)
A defunct detention center that has served as a backdrop for shows such as ‘Orange Is the New Black’ and ‘Blue Bloods’ would be perfect place to send the borough’s prosecutors, according to Queens District Attorney Richard Brown Comments (2)
The Ridgewood Volunteer Ambulance Corps became the first EMS agency in the city to successfully employ a drug to combat opiate overdoses when three EMTs sprayed naloxone up the nose of an unconscious man struggling to breath at a subway station this past weekend. Comments (1)

Thursday, March 27, 2014

Two people were found shot to death inside a Ridgewood apartment building Thursday evening, police said. Comments (1)
A commemoration of Queens native Christopher Uhl, 59, is slated for 7 p.m. Friday at the Club House Sports Bar where he tended bar. Comment
Basketball

Royals win state crown

Basketball

Royals win state crown

ALBANY — Andre Walker spent most of the season letting Christ the King stars Rawle Alkins, Adonis Delarosa and Travis Atson lead the team to victories. But the senior point guard knew he couldn’t stay in the background any longer with all three coming up short in the Royals’ biggest game of the season. Comment

Monday, March 24, 2014

FBI agents requested assistance finding one of two men charged in the 2009 killing of an Ozone Park pizzeria owner’s son days after the criminal indictment against the pair was unsealed, agents said. Comment

Sunday, March 23, 2014

ALBANY – Christ the King’s seniors saved their best performance for last and powered their team to a second-straight state title Saturday night. Comment

Friday, March 21, 2014

Christ the King saw its season and state title hopes about to slip away with minutes left to play before the Royals were able to turn things around and ensure neither came to an end. Comment

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