Maspeth

Newtown Creek sludge project nearing completion
Newtown Creek sludge project nearing completion
Southwest Queens Courier Staff 4/22/2014 at 6:00PM

The New York City Department of Environmental Protection is celebrating the end of a month-long project in Newtown Creek that, if successful, will eventually make the water running through Ridgewood, Maspeth and Greenpoint much more inviting.

Queens priest seeks to preserve ancient language
Queens priest seeks to preserve ancient language
Southwest Queens Courier Staff 4/17/2014 at 10:23AM

The Rev. Joseph Palackal saves more than souls. The parochial vicar at St. Stanislaus Kotska Church in Maspeth is trying to save the ancient language of Aramaic, said to be spoken by Jesus and early Christians.

Drag racers busted in Maspeth
Police Queens Courier Staff 4/08/2014 at 3:51PM

Cops slammed the brakes on illegal drag racing after an early-morning bust Sunday in Maspeth led to six men facing possible jail time, authorities said.