The Queens-bound tube at the Midtown Tunnel will be closed to traffic this weekend from 10:30 p.m. Friday, May 29 through 5:30 a.m. Monday, June 1 for removal of ceiling panels damaged during Superstorm Sandy.
Residents and community leaders in Queens Village are opposed to a plan to convert a former school to a facility for delinquent children that have committed crimes as part of the state’s “Close to Home” law.
Soccer teams from near and far put on their cleats this weekend to raise money to help rebuild a school that was destroyed after a 7.8 magnitude earthquake hit Nepal last month, leaving more than 7,000 people dead.
Crystal Windows & Door Systems, now headquartered in a sprawling 215,000-square-foot Flushing facility not far from their old garage, produces more than 400,000 windows a year, serving numerous customers around the country and in some parts of the world, such as the Caribbean and Asia.
A Rockaway officer who gave his life rescuing fire victims in Brooklyn and two cops who stopped a hatchet-wielding attacker in Jamaica are among those being saluted for bravery during the Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association’s (PBA) Finest of the Finest award ceremony Thursday afternoon in Manhattan.