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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. […]

Focus On Queens, May 1

Air Force Airman 1st Class Alex A. Trillana 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. Trillana is the stepson of Victor Alvar […]

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 […]