A Little Neck elementary school is paving the way for people with disabilities. P.S. 811Q on Marathon Parkway is the first school in the nation to partner with Canadian company Essential Accessibility and offer its app, which is designed to help people who can’t browse the web through conventional methods.
Maria Regina Lucarelli, a resident of Brandywine Senior Living at the Savoy in Little Neck, will turn 100 years old on Sunday, April 13, and she will have a birthday party at the senior home to celebrate her experiences during the last century.
The United War Veterans Council (UWVC) hosted the first of a series of meetings to organize the Little Neck-Douglaston Memorial Day Parade, which was in danger of being canceled this year, on Wednesday, March 19, at Community Church of Little Neck.
Her love for Queens landed her a seat in City Hall — and she’s only 11. Katiya Jones of Little Neck became councilmember for a day after beating about 500 youngsters in an annual essay contest hosted by Councilmember Mark Weprin. “Before I went, I thought it would be boring,” she said, “but I was […]
The year of 2012 was an overall positive environment for the commercial sales marketplace. Activity, pricing, sales volume, lending and just about any other relevant metric increased from the year before and greatly increased from the previous several years. The driving forces of the overall demand was the steady lack of available product throughout the […]
How refreshing that this is past Monday morning I was able to board a bus at the Little Neck Long Island Rail Road station. The Q36 resumed weekday service on the old Q79 Little Neck Parkway bus route. My wife and I had the opportunity to be the last two riders prior to the demise […]
A man was struck and killed by a train at the Little Neck LIRR station this morning, according to authorities. The man in his 70s, whose name has not been released, was struck by the train at approximately 10:20 a.m., according to the MTA, suspending service for 90 minutes. A preliminary investigation by the MTA […]
Teachers at a local Little Neck elementary school now have the means to supply their classrooms after a major retail conglomerate gave the educators a $1,000 leg up. P.S. 94 received $50 gift cards from Walmart on October 26 for 20 of its teachers to purchase school supplies and classroom resources, school administrators said. “This […]
Neighbors in Little Neck say a rotted tree rooted on a popular pathway is on its last leg and poses a danger to pedestrians passing beneath its falling limbs. “I walk on the street. I’m so afraid of walking under this tree that I make a detour,” said Vicky Cosgrove, 61, pointing to a problematic […]
This past Saturday, June 25th marked the second Anniversary for the demise of our old New York City Transit Q79 Little Neck Parkway bus. Two years ago to the day, at 6:23 p.m., right on time, my wife and I boarded the last Q79 bus departed Little Neck for its final destination on Jericho Turnpike […]