WWW.QNS.COM RIDGEWOOD TIMES NOVEMBER 3, 2016 3 Man arrested for Maspeth BBQ joint shooting BY ANTHONY GIUDICE AGIUDICE@RIDGEWOODTIMES.COM @A_GIUDICEREPORT This beef came with a side of bullets. A New Jersey man was arrested early Saturday morning for shooting a man during an apparent argument outside of a Maspeth barbecue joint over the weekend, authorities said. According to the criminal complaint provided by the Queens District Attorney’s office, 30-year-old Carlos Suarez-Moytoya of Lodi, NJ, allegedly got into a verbal altercation — which quickly turned physical — with three individuals outside of the SLIDE Bar-B-Q restaurant, located at 52-75 65th Pl., between 3:20 and 3:30 a.m. on Oct. 29. Eyewitnesses told investigators that Suarez-Moytoya allegedly went to a vehicle parked outside the restaurant, reached inside and allegedly pulled out a silver revolver. The eyewitness then heard a gunshot and saw the 23-year-old male victim on the ground and in engaged in a struggle with Suarez-Moytoya, who then fl ed the location. Ramirez was brought to an area hospital where he was treated for a gunshot wound to his abdomen, two fractured ribs and multiple contusions to his face and body, cops said. Suarez-Moytoya was arrested by officers of the 104th Precinct on charges of attempted murder, two counts of criminal possession of a weapon for the loaded fi rearm, and second degree assault. He was arraigned on Oct. 30 and bail was set at $500,000. His next court date is scheduled for Nov. 11. Ridgewood ready to celebrate landmark status of nearly a thousand historic homes BY ANTHONY GIUDICE AGIUDICE@RIDGEWOODTIMES.COM @A_GIUDICEREPORT New street signs will soon point the way to Ridgewood‘s latest historic district. The city’s Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC), which had unanimously approved landmark designation of central Ridgewood in December 2014, will offi cially unveil the signs marking the area as a historic district on Friday, Nov. 4, at 11 a.m. LPC Chair Meenakshi Srinivasan and LPC Foundation Chair Christina Davis will be joined by Councilwoman Elizabeth Crowley and Ridgewood Property Owners and Civic Association (RPOCA) President Paul Kerzner, at the corner of 70th Avenue and Fresh Pond Road in Ridgewood for the celebration. The Central Ridgewood Historic District covers 990 buildings which consist “mostly of brick row houses, and represents one of the most harmonious and architecturally distinguished enclaves of working class dwellings in New York City,” according to the LPC. Back in the 19th century, Ridgewood was mostly open farmland, but improved transportation contributed to the neighborhood’s evolution and The Landmark Preservation Commission is set to mark another historic district in Ridgewood on Nov. 4. expansion into a bustling community in a growing New York City. Most of the houses in the district were constructed between 1906 and World War I by German-Americans and German immigrants, the LPC said. The detailing of the buildings are mainly Renaissance Revival Style, mixed with other styles such as the Romanesque Revival and neo-Grec. Photo by Anthony Giudice Streets within the new historic district include 69th Avenue, Madison Street, Catalpa Avenue and more. Roughly a third of the 2,982 Ridgewood buildings listed on the National Register of Historic Places have received landmark status from the city. The RPOCA has campaigned for years to have all buildings on the register to be declared city landmarks. Queens Vets parade in Middle Village on Sunday BY ANTHONY GIUDICE AGIUDICE@RIDGEWOODTIMES.COM @A_GIUDICEREPORT Ten-hut! The Queens Veterans Day Parade Committee has announced the honorees for the 2016 march to be held on Nov. 6, in Middle Village. The 2016 honorees for the parade include Gold Star Mother Yolanda David, fallen Marine Corporal Julian Ramon, and World War II veterans Gary “Casper” Inzerillo from Howard Beach and Luke Gasparre from Astoria — both of whom will serve as grand marshals — and several other individuals who have served the country in diff erent branches of the military. Ramon, 22, of Flushing, died on July 20, 2006, while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq. He was assigned to 3rd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. The parade is scheduled to kick off at noon at 80th Street and Metropolitan Avenue, and will conclude with a special ceremony followed by refreshments at Christ the King Regional High School, located at 68- 02 Metropolitan Ave. As always, the marching members of the military will be joined on the parade route by civic groups and organizations, Boy and Girl Scout troops, local marching bands and baton twirlers, local civic leaders, authentic military vehicles, along with classic cars from the East Coast Car Association. The committee is hoping this year’s parade will be the largest in Queens in over a decade. Residents from all across Queens are invited to attend the parade, and are asked to bring their fl ags and thank-you signs for a touching tribute to the brave men and women who have sacrifi ced so much — some making the ultimate sacrifi ce — to protect the US and our way of life at home and overseas. Any groups or organizations that would like to participate in this year’s parade can send an email to email@example.com or call NY Guardsman Michael Bilski at 917-607-3961. The Queens Veterans Day Parade Committee is also looking for donations of any amount, which can be mailed or brought to Middle Village Veterans Day Parade Committee, C/O Salvatore Candela, 75-16 Metropolitan Ave., Middle Village, NY 11379. The nation observes Veterans Day on Nov. 11 each year to honor all those who served in defense of the country. Photo by Robert Pozarycki/QNS The 2016 Queens Veterans Day Parade will be held on Sunday, Nov. 6, in Middle Village.
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