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 […]
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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 […]
BY LUIS GRONDA Staff Writer The Forest Park Carousel is reopening for its third season since being taken over by its current operator, New York Carousel. Ami Abramson, the head of the company that operates the carousel in Forest Park and in Flushing Meadows Corona Park, said it has been a successful two years so […]
BY TRISHA SAKHUJA Staff Writer Community groups in Long Island City will give you not one, but three reasons to visit this spring. The weekend of May 16-18 is one to mark in your calendar because the LIC Spring, LIC Arts Open and the LIC Flea and Food all take place. Despite the 7 train […]
BY JOE MARVILLI Staff Writer The Dept. of Transportation has finished repaving Duane Road. With the end of construction comes the return of two Fort Totten buses. Since the Fort Totten parking lot is being renovated, the Q13 and the Q16 buses have been using Duane Road near Totten Avenue inside of Fort Totten to […]
BY TRISHA SAKHUJA Staff Writer Elmhurst Hospital has expanded with a facility to primarily serve women’s health services. The 17,370-square-foot Women’s Pavilion will serve as the new outpatient healthcare facility to serve prenatal and comprehensive obstetrical services for women in Queens. On Friday, Senior Vice President of the Queens Health Network Chris Constantino welcomed Queens […]