Thursday Apr 10
Albany Times Union
begins to ordain, install new bishop
Edward Scharfenberger, a 65-year-old monsignor from New York City, will be ordained and installed as the Albany Roman Catholic Diocese's 10th bishop Thursday afternoon, taking over leadership of a diocese that stretches across 14 counties and represents 330,000 Catholics.
Cronut Customers Return to Dominique Ansel Bakery After Mouse Infestation
A triumphant Dominique Ansel welcomed Cronut-lovers back to his SoHo bakery Tuesday morning, as the shop reopened following a mouse infestation and city-ordered shutdown.
Crowley removes opponent's supporters from community board
Word has come in that Council Member Elizabeth Crowley, who was given a tough time by Republican candidate Craig Caruana in last year's general election, has removed 2 of his supporters from Queens Community Board 5. Manuel Caruana, a long-time board member, Maspeth activist and uncle to Craig Caruana, and Vernon McDermott, a Caruana campaign ... (more)
New York Daily News
Ridgewood, Queens, emerging as 'next big thing'
It no longer sends a shock wave when a three-star Manhattan chef leaves town to open a cheap-eats shack in Brooklyn.
Two Found Dead in Queens Apartment
Police say they responded to a call of two people shot in an apartment on Summerfield Street in Ridgewood at approximately 6:30 p.m. Once there, they say they found 21-year-old Natalie Mejia-Tavares with a gunshot wound to the torso and another man with a gunshot wound to the head.
New York Post
Teaching assistant busted for alleged sex trysts with teen
A Queens teaching assistant was arrested for carrying on a sexual relationship with a 14-year-old student after the boy outed the trysts to a school speech therapist, a police source said.
Luxury apartment developers seek variance on Woodward
A four-story luxury apartment building is proposed in Ridgewood on a site in the middle of a shrinking manufacturing zone, so developers are required to pursue a zoning variance to make their plans a reality.