BY LUIS GRONDA Staff Writer In response to the ongoing controversy of the proposed homeless shelter in Glendale, Community Board 5 is planning to host a special meeting on the issue later this month. Vincent Arcuri, the Chairman for CB5, said they are working on finding a location for the public meeting, but it should […]
BY LUIS GRONDA Staff Writer Community Board 9 voted against a resolution Tuesday night that would have opposed legalization of basement apartments in New York City. During the past few meetings, board members have discussed drafting a letter to take a stance on the issue, which is one area that Mayor Bill de Blasio will […]
BY LUIS GRONDA Staff Writer The Community Board 5 land use committee voted Monday night to recommend approval of the proposed Ridgewood luxury apartments. After much discussion about the proposed apartments, planned for 176 Woodward Ave., the body voted 4 to 2, with one abstention, and the entire CB5 board will vote on the recommendation […]
State Senator Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. participated in PS 254 The Rosa Parks School’s annual Read Aloud. This year, school officials chose “Of Thee I Sing” by President Barack Obama which is comprised of short biographies of influential and inspirational American heroes.
BY JOE MARVILLI Staff Writer When it comes to learning about leadership, a select few northeast Queens students are going to get the education of a lifetime. On April 4, Councilman Paul Vallone (D-Bayside) announced the Educational Ambassador Program for high school students within the 19th Council District. Featuring students from four high schools, the […]
Councilwoman Elizabeth Crowley and Pastor Witold Mroziewski unveiled Pope John Paul II Way on Sunday afternoon. It was named after Pope John Paul II who was the cardinal archbishop of Krakow in Poland. The street is in front of the Holy Cross Church in Maspeth, the second oldest Polish parish in Queens.
BY LUIS GRONDA Staff Writer The results are in from the participatory budgeting project and five areas within Community Board 9 will get much-needed money. Councilman Eric Ulrich (R- Ozone Park) announced the participatory budgeting, which allows residents to spend around $1 million of capital funds to improve facilities throughout the community. This year was […]
BY JOE MARVILLI Staff Writer Community Board 11 came together for the first time with its new executive board this week, using its April meeting to go over a variety of topics. Taking place on April 7 in MS 158’s cafeteria, the meeting was marked with resolutions and disagreements; announcements and adversity, as a mix […]
The Bayside Village Business Improvement District will host its annual arts and crafts festival from noon to 5 p.m. on April 26 near the LIRR station. The BID is looking for artist and creatives selling a wide range of goods. For information, call (718) 423-2434 or visit www.baysidevillagebid.com/artsandcraftsvendors. Chin Lin Huang of Flushing was named […]
April may be known for its showers, but more so, it is known as the start of the wedding season. There is so much to do when it comes to wedding planning – the outfits, a venue, the DJ, the limo, flowers and decorations, the menu and the guest list. Above all, many brides go […]