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Focus On Queens, April 17

Queens of Angels Church will host a blood drive in conjunction with Elmhurst Hospital 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 27 in the Parish Center, 43-18 Skillman Ave., Sunnyside. For information or to make an appointment, call (718) 937-3244. The 110th Precinct Community Council will meet 7 p.m. April 21 at Flanders Field VFW Post […]

Focus On Queens, April 10

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 […]

Focus On Queens, April 3

Air Force Airman 1st Class Washington X. Morales Rosales graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills. Morales Rosales is the son of […]

Focus On Queens, Mar. 20

Leslie Gil Morales of East Elmhurst, a fourth-year professional photographic illustration student at Rochester Institute of Technology, is studying abroad in Havana, Cuba during the spring 2014 semester. Augustin Lianzo of Ridgewood was named to the Dean’s List for the fall 2014 semester at Siena College in Loudonville. Diana Bernal of East Elmhurst was inducted […]

Focus On Queens, Mar. 13

Upcoming events at the Kew Gardens Community Center include: Purim Party, 2 p.m. March 17. Movie Matinee, “The Big Wedding,” 1 p.m. March 18. Poets & writers with Mindy Lewis, 1:30-3:45 p.m. March 24. Healthy Living, 11 a.m. March 25. Healthy Habits, 11 a.m. Mondays. Spanish, 1 p.m. Mondays. Dancercise & aerobics, 1 p.m. Mondays […]

Focus On Queens, Mar. 6

Air Force Airman Ricardo Batista graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills. He is a 2012 graduate of John Adams High School […]

Focus On Queens, Feb. 27

Samantha Kantor of Little Neck was named to the Dean’s List for the fall 2013 semester at Clark University in Worcester, Mass. Local students received degrees during fall 2013 commencement ceremonies at SUNY Oneonta. They include: Bayside: Jianan Wang, Bachelor of Science degree in human ecology. Bellerose: Jonathan Goldman, Bachelor of Science degree in professional […]

Focus On Queens, Feb. 20

Local students were named to the Dean’s List for the fall 2013 semester at SUNY Brockport. They include: Bellerose Manor: Grant Pastori. College Point: Dami Ho. Whitestone: Jon Pezzino. Claire Tuffey of Douglaston and Muhammad Siddiqui of Queens Village were named to the Dean’s List for the fall 2013 semester at Wake Forest University in […]

Focus On Queens, Feb. 13

Flushing House will present “Presidents Day Interactive Performance,” a free historical celebration featuring performances by a professional Lincoln impersonator. The event will take place from 2-4 p.m. Feb. 22 in the Flushing House rooftop atrium, 38-20 Bowne St., Flushing. Music, appetizers and refreshments will be available. Seating is limited. RSVP by calling (718) 762-3198, Ext. […]

Focus on Queens, Feb. 6

St. Josaphat’s R.C. Church of Bayside will hold a flea market plus Polish meat and bake sale from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Feb. 9 in the Parish Hall, 34-32 210th St., Bayside. For information, call Steve at (718) 224-3052. Local students have been named to the Dean’s List for the fall 2013 semester at […]