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Focus on Queens, July 10

Renaissance Charter School in Jackson Heights will open one Pre-K class of 18 students in September 2014. Children must turn 4 years old by Dec. 31, 2014 to be eligible for the full-day program. Breakfast, lunch and a snack will be provided and served in the classroom. To apply, call Francine Smith at (718) 803-0060, […]

Focus On Queens, July 3

Fiona Lau of Woodhaven will attend Clarkson University in Potsdam during the fall 2014 semester. Local students were named to the Dean’s List for the spring 2014 semester at SUNY Geneseo. They include: Forest Hills: Joseph Figliolia, Abigail Stein. Ozone Park: Joel Pineda, Carolann Cely. Woodhaven: Gabrielle Rosato. Local students received degrees during spring 2014 […]

Focus On Queens, June 26

Local students were named to the Dean’s List for the spring 2014 semester at the University of New Haven in Connecticut. They include: Bayside: John Paul Koulotouros, Maria Panepinto. Bellerose: Nichelle King. College Point: Christopher Sang. Flushing: Tori Watson. Queens Village: Desiree McPherson. Whitestone: Joseph Totino. Eddy Garcia of College Point and George Chern of […]

Focus On Queens, June 19

Queens Library locations will be serving free summer meals to children and teens ages 18 and younger every Monday through Friday, from June 27 to Aug. 29. Meals will be provided by the City Dept. of Education. Local sites serving meals include: Arverne, 312 Beach 54th St., Arverne. Far Rockaway, 1637 Central Ave., Far Rockaway. […]

Focus On Queens, June 12

Bindia George and Diane Lollo, both of Bellerose, received Student Awards for Academic Excellence from Farmingdale State College. Local students who plan to enroll at SUNY Oneonta for the fall 2014 semester were recently awarded scholarships from the college. Diana Reisert of Whitestone, who attends the Mary Louis Academy, won the college’s Presidential Scholarship and […]

Focus On Queens, June 5

The 14th annual Forest Hills Festival will take place from noon to 6 p.m. June 8, rain or shine, on Austin Street, between 69th Road and 72nd Road. The free event will showcase 150 vendors and stores, along with kid’s rides, food and live music. For information, call (718) 268-6565 or email fhchamber@aol.com. Upcoming events […]

Focus On Queens, May 29

Air Force Airman Aaron M. Davoudi 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. Davoudi is the son of Shari Davoudi of Rego […]

Focus On Queens, May 22

Air Force Airman 1st Class Amanda R. Pascal (left) 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. She is the daughter of Yvette […]

Focus On Queens, May 15

Dr. Payal Doctor, the faculty advisor of the Alpha Theta Phi Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa at LaGuardia Community College, was honored by the PTK Honor Society for her significant contributions to the growth of the LaGuardia chapter and its student members. Martin Luther School, located at 60-02 Maspeth Ave., Maspeth, will administer its entrance […]

Focus On Queens, May 8

Metropolitan Hospitality, the world-class event and hospitality company for Citi Field, home of Major League Baseball’s New York Mets, has appointed Amir Shayegan as Event Director. In his new position, Shayegan is responsible for managing all aspects of the planning, coordination and execution of Metropolitan Hospitality events at Citi Field. Air Force Airman Sekou G. […]