Tag: Ridgewood

Ridgewood native, Plaza College student receives 2023 Horizon Scholarship

Mar. 8, 2023 Elijah Hamilton Kathryn Delap, a Ridgewood native and student at Plaza College, was one of the recipients of the 2023 Horizon Scholarship for excellent work in court reporting. Delap, 36, who currently works as a chef, enrolled at Plaza College after receiving a degree at Boston College in 2008. Today, she is…
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New community garden set to open this spring in Ridgewood

Mar. 7, 2023 Elijah Hamilton Ridgewood residents will soon have a new local garden in their community when Sunset Garden, located at Onderdonk Avenue and Willoughby Avenue, opens to the public later this spring. According to Christina Wilkinson of the Juniper Park Civic Association, who has played a pivotal role in the development of the…
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Crook sought in armed robbery of CVS located on Ridgewood/Bushwick border

Mar. 3, 2023 By Zachary Gewelb Police are searching for the crook who flashed a knife during the robbery of a CVS located on the Ridgewood/Bushwick border on Monday. Authorities say that the unknown male suspect entered the CVS located at 329 Wyckoff Ave., located on the border of Ridgewood and Bushwick, just before 2…
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Ridgewood Rides launches petition to protect pedestrian, cyclist access to Ridgewood Reservoir

Feb. 28, 2023 Elijah Hamilton Ridgewood Rides, a grassroots organization that protects people’s right to bike, is petitioning to save pedestrians’ and cyclists’ access to the Ridgewood Reservoir. The petition advocates for installing bike lanes along Cypress Avenue and widening sidewalks along Cypress Avenue and Vermont Place, both of which lead to the entrance to…
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Burlington Coat Factory to open in Ridgewood this fall

Feb. 21, 2023 Elijah Hamilton Ridgewood residents will soon have more options for their shopping needs when a new Burlington Coat Factory opens its doors on St. Nicholas Avenue later this fall. The popular clothing store will occupy one of the retail spaces at Myrtle Point Tower, located at 3-50 St. Nicholas Ave.; this will…
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Ridgewood Walgreens set to permanently close its doors

Feb. 6, 2023 Elijah Hamilton The Walgreens located at 5802 Metropolitan Ave. in Ridgewood will permanently close its doors on Feb. 21, 2023. Martin Maloney, senior manager of media relations at Walgreens, said that as they expand as a leading healthcare store, the company is working to meet the needs of patients and customers in… Read more »

New traffic light now operational at Ridgewood intersection

Dec. 22, 2022 By Elijah Hamilton Community Board 5 announced that the new traffic light at Grandview Avenue and Amory Court is now operational after it was installed by the city’s Department of Transportation (DOT) upon the board’s request. “There’s a lot of traffic on Grandview Avenue in that area between Metropolitan Avenue and Stanhope Steet,… Read more »