St. Francis Prep student Stephanie Bogda verbally committed to a four-year scholarship with Division I University of New Orleans to play sand volleyball, despite the odds of being from a state where the temperature gets to be near freezing point for half of the year.
From Friday, Aug. 22 at 10 p.m. through Monday, Aug. 25, at 5 a.m., one lane to Queens will be closed due to construction. One additional lane will stay closed between 10 p.m. and 7 a.m. on all three days.
The Astoria hospital’s $125 million expansion and modernization project reached the completion of the steel construction phase on Thursday as a structural steel beam – signed by hospital, community and elected officials – was lifted into place, topping off the building’s frame.
A new movie, “Louder Than Bombs,” starring Jesse Eisenberg, Isabelle Huppert and Gabriel Bryne is expected to begin filming in September in Bayside. Crew members were spotted starting to moving equipment into the area on Thursday.
Plans for a 33-story residential and commercial building have been filed with the Department of Buildings for burgeoning neighborhood on a vacant lot near the Jackson Avenue Court Square subway station.
An abandoned boat sits in the College Point part of Flushing Bay. This unworthy sea vessel completely rusted over and its innards, engine and all, have been gutted by the mechanics in the area. The words “Fright” are written across the port bow of this rusted shell.