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.
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.
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.
Some Queens organizations celebrated Pope John Paul II’s legacy weeks before his canonization as a saint.
Lorraine Sciulli is the first vice president of the volunteer group Juniper Park Civic Association and a member of Queens Community Board 5.
A Hillcrest High School student recently exposed to tuberculosis is receiving treatment and recovering, officials said, as cases of the potentially deadly bacterial infection in the city rise for the first time in a decade.
Pope John Paul II will be honored with a street co-naming of 56th Road in Maspeth, where Holy Cross Roman Catholic Church is located.
UPS workers rallied outside the Maspeth facility after the company cut the jobs of 250 drivers. Public officials and union leaders joined to help with the protest.
UPS employees and public officials are planning to host a demonstration in Maspeth Friday, hoping the company will rehire 250 drivers that were recently handed termination slips.
An employee at a Maspeth school for special education children has been charged for engaging in sexual acts with a 14-year-old student, according to officials.