Plans for Ridgewood Theater Approved

BY LUIS GRONDA Staff Writer Plans are moving forward to turn the historic Ridgewood Theater into apartments. According to records filed on the Dept. of Buildings website, plans were approved last week for part of the former theater to be converted to 50 apartment units. More than 37,000-square-feet in the five-story building will be used […]

Push to Create Liberty Ave. BID Begins

BY LUIS GRONDA Staff Writer A local community leader is spearheading a project that hopes to give Liberty Avenue its own Business Improvement District. Although other major corridors in Queens, like Jamaica Avenue in Woodhaven, Myrtle Avenue in Ridgewood and Sutphin Boulevard in Jamaica have their own Business Improvement Districts, the same cannot be said […]

Ambulance Corps Faces Financial Struggle

BY LUIS GRONDA Staff Writer Like many businesses recently, the Glendale Volunteer Ambulance Corps has been affected by the economic downturn. While still operational, they have had to downsize in recent years, decreasing the number of ambulances used and using a smaller, cheaper space as its headquarters. According to Samantha Gunning, a captain at the […]