Assemblywoman Catherine Nolan visited on Monday with several Maspeth families to discuss issues centered around the Metropolitan Oval soccer field, located in the vicinity of 60th Street and 59th Avenue, and possible solutions.
A Sunnyside man arrested in Maspeth early Sunday morning on a weapons possession charge allegedly tried to physically assault officers and later gave them a false identity to apparently hide from his criminal record, according to police.
After several streets within CB 5 were listed on the Department of Transportation’s (DOT) tentative priority list for resurfacing, it was announced recently that 13 roads in northern Maspeth and southern Middle Village will get resurfaced.
This summer Maspeth High School held a two-week debate camp for students from fourth to 12th grade. During the session, members and participants of the Queens Debate Institute introduced interested students to the art of debate.
To wrestling fans around the world WWE Superstar John Cena is known for being a 15-time world champion, but outside of the ring he is best known for his work with the Make-A-Wish Foundation. On Monday night Cena set the record for most celebrity wishes at 500, by making an 8-year-old boy from Maspeth’s dream come true.
On Monday, Aug. 10, “Going in Style,” a reboot of the 1979 movie of the same title, will shoot a scene at the Clinton Diner, located at 56-26 Maspeth Ave., in Maspeth. The diner was a featured location in the classic “Goodfellas” film.