All creatures great and small gathered on the church lawn at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, located at 85 Greenway South in Forest Hills, on Sunday for the annual Blessing of the Animals in honor of the feast of St. Francis of Assisi, patron saint of animals and the environment.
BY KELLY MARIE MANCUSO Lawmakers, elected officials and residents gathered to discuss ongoing local matters at the first annual Ridgewood Legislative Forum, hosted by the Ridgewood Property Owners and Civic Association (RPOCA), on Thursday, Oct. 1, at I.S. 93 on Forest Avenue. Councilman Antonio Reynoso joined state Senator Joseph Addabbo in an open forum question-and-answer […]
Queens Restaurant Week took a bite out of Atlas Park on Monday afternoon for its kickoff event. Visitors brought their appetites, ready to get a helping of what the 12th Annual Queens Restaurant Week has to offer. Several Queens restaurants came out to the Shops at Atlas Park handing out free samples, announcing their participation […]
The Adult Learning Center has been expanded to more than double the existing space to accommodate the hundred of adult students it serves every year. The center is one of seven that are part of the Queens Library system that offers programs for adults who are learning to read, learning English as a second language, and taking pre-Ged classes.
To mark the second anniversary of the death of Avonte Oquendo, an autistic teenager who disappeared from Riverview High School in Long Island City, family members and friends will hold a March for Safety in his honor.