Local resident, Angela Leider, is leading a movement to spread love to all of those around us.
Her organization, Lead Your Love, “will do anything in our power to help change the world for the better,” said Leider, a personal trainer in NYC.
This past weekend, 21 Lead Your Love volunteers distributed approximately 220 bags, filled with food & toiletries, around the lower east side of Manhattan.
Peanut butter & jelly sandwiches, water, socks, feminine products, hand warmers, peanuts, shampoo, granola bars, deodorant and more were packaged and delivered to the needy.
“I want to thank every single person who has helped in any way. My wish is to inspire everyone to be a better, kinder, more compassionate version of themselves. Let us all be a positive force in this world and shine brightly!” said Leider.
If you want to contact Angela Leider and the Lead Your Life team, message her on instagram or Facebook.
Have your say in how Councilman Antonio Reynoso spends $1 million.
Join the councilman in Ridgewood this Monday, February 27 at 6:30 p.m. for the next district committee meeting on participatory budgeting. The meeting will be held at PS 239, 17-15 Weirfield Ave., Ridgewood.
Several Ridgewood establishments are shuttering their doors for the day as part of a nationwide solidarity protest.
The movement, called #ADayWithoutImmigrants looks to show people what the country would look like without businesses owned or staffed by immigrants. A number of Ridgewood establishments posted on Facebook that they’ll closing their doors in solidarity:
State Senator Joseph Addabbo is looking to help residents navigate the ins and outs of property tax in the borough.
On Thursday, March 9, Addabbo is hosting a property tax assessment town hall meeting at the Greater Ridgewood Youth Council, 59-03 Summerfield Street from 6-8 p.m.
“At this time, when property taxes are some of the highest they have ever been, it is important that residents know of all the exemptions and rebates offered to them from the state and city,” Addabbo said. “That is why I invite homeowners in the district to join us on March 9, for this informational meeting on property tax assessments.”
Police are looking for a middle-aged woman they believe robbed the Chase bank at 51-15 Metropolitan Ave., on Friday.
According to police, it was reported at 5:09 p.m. that the suspect entered the bank, approached the 34-year-old teller and handed her a note demanding money. The teller complied and the individual fled the scene.
The individual is a female, White, approximately 50-years of age, 5’5″, 140 lbs., last seen wearing a black hat, black coat, and a black scarf.
Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS or for Spanish 1-888-57-PISTA (74782) The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers Website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or texting their tips to 274637(CRIMES) then enter TIP577.