BY KELLY MARIE MANCUSO Lawmakers, elected officials and residents gathered to discuss ongoing local matters at the first annual Ridgewood Legislative Forum, hosted by the Ridgewood Property Owners and Civic Association (RPOCA), on Thursday, Oct. 1, at I.S. 93 on Forest Avenue. Councilman Antonio Reynoso joined state Senator Joseph Addabbo in an open forum question-and-answer […]
Queens Restaurant Week took a bite out of Atlas Park on Monday afternoon for its kickoff event. Visitors brought their appetites, ready to get a helping of what the 12th Annual Queens Restaurant Week has to offer. Several Queens restaurants came out to the Shops at Atlas Park handing out free samples, announcing their participation […]
Edsell Smith served in the United States Marine Corps from 1972 to 1976, and when he died this year he was survived by no family members. When a member of the military dies with no family members, the VAA takes responsibility in burying their fellow veteran.
Robert Monahan first served as GRYC executive director from 1982 to 1990, then moved on to the Police Athletic League for 10 years. Since returning to the GRYC in 2000, Monahan helped grow the organization into a borough-wide juggernaut. Today, the GRYC—powered by an $8 million annual budget—offers after-school activities, tutoring, internships and other programs at 30 different locations to 2,700 youths across Queens.
Hoping to garner support from Community Board 5’s (CB 5) Transportation and Public Transit Committees, Councilwoman Elizabeth Crowley presented her plans for a light rail infrastructure on the former lower Montauk line during the committees’ joint meeting on Tuesday night.
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.
The annual walk raises tens of thousands of dollars for the society’s efforts to research and treat leukemia, lymphoma, myeloma and other blood cancers that affect thousands of people nationally every year.
Elected officials, civic leaders, neighbors, friends and family gathered at the corner of Suydam Street and Cypress Avenue on Saturday to honor the legacy of longtime neighborhood activist, teacher and Ridgewood resident Ann Maggio.