The Whitestone Volunteer Ambulance Service (WVAS) is having trouble raising funds for their new emergency vehicle, with only seven people contributing to their online campaign since its creation one month ago.
Two 29-year-old Queens men have been convicted of second-degree murder and other charges in the brutal April 2012 stabbing death of a man who had begun a relationship with the estranged wife of one of the defendants.
The site of the former Most Precious Blood Catholic School, which closed its doors in June after 58 years of serving the Astoria community, will now be used as a pre-K center, according to the Department of Education.
The Queens Courier will be holding a debate on Aug. 5 for the candidates of the 23rd City Council District election at the North Shore Towers to increase public awareness of relevant issues and platforms.
The Ridgewood Community Garden has been padlocked since late June, when the MTA first issued a vacate order prohibiting access to the land beneath the M train tracks between Woodbine Street and Woodward Avenue.
Video versions of great Lincoln Center works will screen outdoors on Tuesday nights in August on Flushing Meadows Corona Park’s Festival Lawn, thanks to a new month-long partnership between Queens Theatre and Lincoln Center Education.
Congressman Steve Israel and local officials stood outside the Ernie Pyle Reserve Center at Bayside’s Fort Totten on Monday to call on the Department of Defense to address security concerns at Army Reserve Center facilities nationwide.
Those fighting against the proposed homeless shelter at 78-16 Cooper Ave., in Glendale, received a bit of good news last Thursday as the city’s Department of Buildings reviewed and rejected the current floor plans for the shelter and issued a notice to revoke.