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Events In Queens For Nov. 7-13

Events In Queens For Nov. 7-13

FRIDAY 11/8 TRUMPETERS OF QUEENS Flushing Town Hall will host its inaugural Trumpeters of Queens show at 8 p.m. Josh Deutsch will bring a set of original music for this energetic quintet performance, with special guests Michael Rodriguez and Irving Grossman. Tickets are $10 for members and students and $15 for general admission. HOLIDAY ARTS […]

Debate Over a Debate

A debate between candidates for Borough President sparked a debate of its own this month. Queens Public Television aired its debate between Melinda Katz and Tony Archabascio several times last week, changing their earlier decision not to air the discussion. Everly Brown, a third party candidate running on the Jobs and Education line, complained that […]

Peralta Pushes Licenses For Immigrants

BY TRISHA SAKHUJA Staff Writer As Congress debates comprehensive immigration reform that includes a pathway to citizenship, State Sen. Jose Peralta (D-East Elmhurst) has proposed a bill that would give undocumented immigrants access to driver’s licenses. “A driver’s license will provide undocumented immigrants much more employment flexibility,” Peralta said. “In moving out of the shadows […]

Musical Suggestions

While walking through the East Village two weeks ago, this QConf reporter saw an awning for “Bayside! The Musical!” Unfortunately, this stage show is not a sendup of life in Northeastern Queens. Instead, it is a parody of the 90s sitcom “Saved By The Bell.” Still, it got us thinking of what neighborhoods would make […]

Senior Greetings

Senior Greetings

State Sen. Tony Avella and 2013 Miss New York Senior America Virginia Werner of Bellerose greet seniors at the Services Now for Adult Persons senior center in Queens Village. Werner represents New York in the national Ms. Senior America Pageant and during her reign travels throughout the State as a role model of the dignity, […]

Blotter

108th Precinct Homicide – The NYPD is asking the public’s assistance identifying a suspect wanted for a homicide and assault that occurred on July 13 at approximately 4:49 a.m. in front of 68-10 Roosevelt Ave. Police responded to a call of a male stabbed and observed two victims; the first victim, identified as Isaac Martinez, […]

Cemetery Hosts 5k Run for Slain Officer

Cemetery Hosts 5k Run for Slain Officer

By Luis Gronda Staff Writer A cemetery sitting on the Queens-Brooklyn border will host its first ever 5K run in honor of a slain police officer. Cypress Hills Cemetery will host the 5K on Sunday, Sept. 8 in remembrance of fallen NYPD officer Peter Figoski of the 75th Precinct in Brooklyn. Figoski was shot and killed […]