Domestic Violence Programs Get Grants

BY JOE MARVILLI Staff Writer A Queens Congresswoman secured two federal grants to assist domestic violence victims in Queens. U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Flushing) announced in early October, which is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, that she garnered funds for two Flushing groups working to help survivors of domestic violence. The Garden of Hope and the […]

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Local Artists Talk ‘Beyond Diversity’

BY JACKIE STRAWBRIDGE     Staff Writer Jackson Heights is well known as one of the most diverse places on Earth – but what forms does this diversity take, and how does it affect locals’ lives? Resident and artist Nancy Agabian hopes to address these and other questions at “Beyond Diversity,” a free event taking place […]

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Flushing Meadows Plagued By Car Drifting

BY JACKIE STRAWBRIDGE     Staff Writer Hundreds of drivers have been performing dangerous stunts and blasting loud music at Flushing Meadows Corona Park, tormenting neighbors and frustrating police. Like a scene from the movie “The Fast and The Furious,” the drivers drift their souped up cars through a parking lot near Meadow Lake, Deputy Inspector […]

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