BY LUIS GRONDA Staff Writer Bowling league members who thought they were collecting their prize money were in for a big surprise. Three individuals stole about $27,000 worth of prize money for a bowling league at the Cozy Bowl in Ozone Park. Police describe the individuals as three, Black men between the ages of 18 […]
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Many attended the Woodhaven Business Improvement District’s 21st Annual Meeting at Woodhaven Manor, including the executive director of Greater Woodhaven Development Corporation/ Woodhaven Business Improvement District, Maria A. Thomson, seated bottom row, second from left.
Councilman Eric Ulrich (R-Howard Beach), chair of the City Council Veterans Committee, sponsored a Veterans Job Fair this past Sunday at Russo’s on the Bay in Howard Beach. More than 100 veterans, reservists, and newly returned service-members from across the five boroughs attended to speak with 50 companies, small businesses, labor unions and other employers […]
BY LUIS GRONDA Staff Writer Just two weeks after students put up signs to raise awareness about a dangerous intersection in Lindenwood, another accident occurred on Tuesday morning. The accident happened across from PS 232. The intersection, 83rd Street and 153rd Avenue, is known to be a hazard for pedestrians walking around the area, especially […]
BY LUIS GRONDA Staff Writer Police have cuffed the man responsible for stealing the Breeders’ Cup from Aqueduct Racetrack. Cops arrested Francisco Lo Bello, a 57-year-old Caucasian male, for taking the 1985 Breeders’ Cup trophy. It went missing on Feb. 20 and police said Lo Bello confessed to the crime on May 21. Along with […]
BY LUIS GRONDA Staff Writer Legislation passed both the New York State Senate and Assembly that could provide tax relief to homeowners that have rebuilt or are still rebuilding from Superstorm Sandy. The bill, introduced by Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder (D-Ozone Park), would grant a partial abatement of property taxes against an increase that would go […]
Assemblyman Mike Miller (D-Woodhaven) was recently honored at the Independence Residences Gatsby Gala Benefiting people with Developmental Disabilities at 162-45 Cross Bay Blvd, Howard Beach.
BY LUIS GRONDA Staff Writer Fresh produce could be available very soon in southern Queens. A farmers market could be coming to the Community Board 9 area, according to Councilman Eric Ulrich (R- Ozone Park), who made the announcement at its most recent meeting last week. Ulrich said he is working on bringing the market […]
The Cricket Let’s Play USA (CLPUSA) program launched its school-based Intro coaching sessions in New York this week. CLPUSA Development Coaches worked with elementary students and teachers at PS 62 – Chester Park School in Queens. The free CLPUSA Intro program targets New York elementary and middle schools and develops both student and teacher cricket […]
BY LUIS GRONDA Staff Writer An elementary school in Forest Hills is turning a century old and its students will get a taste of what life was like back then. The Forest Hills School in the Gardens will celebrate its 100th birthday on Tuesday, May 20, and it is putting on a ton of events […]