The Rev. Floyd Flake, a prominent pastor and former congressman, has been a powerful advocate for improving the neighborhoods of southeast Queens, earning him a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Merrick Academy.
A seven-acre vacant piece of land near John F. Kennedy Airport could be the future home of a new office or industrial complex as the city Economic Development Corporation is seeking investors interested in the site.
The New York Families for Autistic Children [NYFAC] foundation, has been serving families in south Queens for almost 20 years but they could not do it without the help of people from the community, said Andrew Baumann, president of the board of trustees for the foundation.
Seven-year-old Amelie Phung is headed to California with her father Tam this weekend when she will play in a national chess tournament. If she makes the right moves on the chess board, Amelie could win a chance to represent the USA at the World Chess Championship in Greece.
A 49-year-old Flushing man has been arraigned and charged following a bomb scare on Tuesday at a Kew Gardens building which houses law enforcement offices for the Queens District Attorney, New York State Police, and FBI.
Port Authority Executive Director Patrick Foye, the keynote speaker at the first QNS Real Estate Conference on Thursday, sponsored by The Queens Courier, conceded that LaGuardia Airport is in need of a major overhaul — and he pledged that the revamp will get done.
A cleaning woman was kidnapped, beaten and burned by the Bayside couple she worked for as they accused her of stealing money and jewels from their home and threatened to kill her if she didn’t return the goods, police said.
A large, under-utilized industrial property in Long Island City that can legally be used for buildings seven times larger than what is currently on the site is being listed for sale, according to global real estate firm Cushman & Wakefield.