Memorial Day was marked all around Queens County with parades and commemorations honoring the nation’s fallen soldiers.
The following Memorial Day parades and other related events will take place in the borough.
Check out our photos from the Memorial Day parades held in Queens this holiday weekend. Click on the links below to see the photo gallery for each parade. MORE PHOTOS: Forest Hills Memorial Day Parade (Photo by Mike DiBartolomeo) MORE PHOTOS: Maspeth Memorial Day Parade MORE PHOTOS: College Point Memorial Day Parade MORE PHOTOS: Howard Beach Memorial Day Parade [...]
TODAY’S FORECAST Monday: Clear. High of 75. Winds from the West at 5 to 15 mph. Monday night: Clear. Low of 57. Winds from the SW at 5 to 15 mph shifting to the NE after midnight. New York beaches open on Memorial Day despite Hurricane Sandy scars Not all the repairs are finished, not [...]
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) offers a wide range of benefits to our Nations Veterans and their families. In order to receive VA benefits certain criteria must be met. A veteran must have been honorably discharged and had at least one day of active service. Burial in a National Cemetery- Veterans, their spouses, [...]
The following Memorial Day parades and other related events will take place in the borough. SATURDAY, MAY 25 Sunnyside Gardens Park Annual Memorial Day Fair 11 a.m. Sunnyside Gardens Park (48-21 39th Avenue) SUNDAY, MAY 26 Forest Hills Memorial Day Parade 12 p.m. Metropolitan and Ascan avenues Maspeth Memorial Day Parade 1 p.m. [...]
EVENT of the DAY: Irish Music Concert in Sergeant Collins Park Visit Sergeant Collins Park for a concert of Spirited Irish Music with a Global Twist. Admission free, all welcome. Jigs, reels and more. Catch the Celtic Spirit! Fiddle-guitar duo Cady Finlayson & Vita Tanga with Tim Alworth on percussion. [Click here for more info or submit your [...]
THE GOOD . . . Queens came out in force on Memorial Day to pay tribute to those heroes who have fought – and continue to fight – for the freedoms we enjoy. As Mayor Michael Bloomberg pointed out, freedom is not, in fact, free, and the men and women in uniform – from our [...]
Thousands of Queens residents lined the streets this weekend to celebrate the troops past and present who have fought to protect the country. Check out the photos from every parade. Click here to see all the pictures from the Whitestone Veterans Memorial Day Parade. Click here to see all the pictures from the Maspeth Memorial [...]
In observance of Memorial Day, there will be no garbage or recycling collection or street cleaning on Monday, May 28. Those who normally receive garbage pickup on Mondays should place their trash curbside after 5 p.m., the Sanitation Department said. Residents who usually have recycling collection on Monday will have it picked up on Monday, [...]