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Ridgewood Savings Bank celebrates reopening of historic Laurelton branch

Ridgewood Savings Bank Reopening

Nov. 17, 2023 By Ethan Marshall Laurelton community members and leaders joined the leaders of Ridgewood Savings Bank to celebrate the reopening of one of its most storied branches in the area with a a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Wednesday, Nov. 15. The branch — located at 230-22 Merrick Blvd. — originally opened 75 years ago,…
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Fall Festival coming to Bayswater Park in Far Rockaway, Springfield Park in Springfield Gardens


Oct. 5, 2023 By Bill Parry Southeast Queens families can celebrate the arrival of autumn on two days at two locations. Council Member Selvena Brooks-Powers will host her annual Fall Festival at Bayswater Park in Far Rockaway on Monday, Oct. 9 at Springfield Park on Saturday, Oct. 14 in Springfield Gardens. “Fall is a beautiful time of year in southeast Queens,” Brooks-Powers said. “I am so excited to bring together community members to enjoy the turning leaves and the blessings the new season brings. I thank the Parks Department and Key Food for their partnership in bringing this celebration to…
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