Nick Cannon is giving St. Mary’s Hospital a dose of talent. The comedian and host of “America’s Got Talent” recently became a board member of the children’s hospital and on Thursday he stopped by the Bayside facility to kick off a fundraiser.
The city’s extended closure of an overpass bridge in Flushing is set to end by 2016, according to a Department of Transportation spokesman. But the long wait could continue to hurt local business owners.
Community board 7 unanimously voted to make 145th Street between 15th and 17th Avenue Robert C. Lohnes Way. Family members and Boy Scout troop 235 attended the meeting to talk about Lohnes, who served as the troop’s scout master for over three decades.
The Queens Museum and the Parks Department are asking members of communities around Flushing Meadows Corona Park to come up with ideas and solutions to make the green space more accessible to local communities.