Instead of sitting in air conditioning, try cooling off in one of the borough’s free outdoor pools starting Friday, June 27.
Demetra Tsavaris-Lecourezos is taking young readers on a journey around the world with the first magical stop in Queens.
Community Board 7 voted Monday to name a playground in Fort Totten after Martin “Woody” McHale, 50, who died of a heart attack in his car Christmas Eve 2012.
Instead of sitting in air conditioning, try cooling off in one of the borough’s free outdoor pools starting Thursday, June 27. All locations are open from 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. (with a break for cleaning between 3 and 4 p.m.). Astoria Park 19th Street and 23rd Drive Olympic-sized Pool Fisher Pool 99th Street and 32nd Avenue [...]
Construction at Little Bay Park will no longer affect local bus routes, officials said. The MTA had plans last month to re-route buses traveling from Fort Totten to Flushing for a year due to ongoing joint projects at the park. Work from building a comfort station, expanding the parking lot and repaving the bus turnaround [...]
A women’s resource center has been given the green light to come back to Bayside. The Center for the Women of New York (CWNY) received approval and funding from the state’s Dormitory Authority to go through with a project to renovate the exterior of a historic Fort Totten building and refurbish its first floor. The [...]
BY ANTHONY O’REILLY COMMUNITY INVOLVMENT: As president of the Bayside Historical Society, Paul Di Benedetto heads the board of directors and helps to define its mission. The group, formed in 1964, works to archive and preserve Bayside’s history by maintaining those properties that have already been landmarked, as well as working to landmark other sites [...]
SATURDAY, JANUARY 5 Starting at 9 a.m., Church on the Hill, located at 167-07 35th Avenue, Flushing, will be holding an auction. Items will include collectibles, artwork, jewelry, antiques, furs, furniture, household items, linens, new and vintage items and more. Door prizes, lunch, refreshments and take-out will also be available. Admission is free. For more information, [...]
Fort Totten hosted Army skills training for new recruits on Saturday, October 27, putting about 300 future soldiers to the test before they set off for basic training later this year. The U.S. Army Recruiting Battalion of New York City also invited members of the media to attend and participate in the training exercise. The [...]
As Army Reserve Captain Boyd “The Rainmaker” Melson walked toward the ring, there was probably only one thing on his mind. The middleweight pro boxer was laser-focused on his impending match against Yolexcy Leiva at Resorts World Casino New York City. During the first five rounds of the Brooklyn-born, West Point graduate’s bout against Leiva, [...]