NYHQ Acquires Breast Surgery Practice

New York Hospital Queens is continuing its expansion of services throughout the Borough, adding a breast surgery practice in Middle Village to its ranks this week. The hospital announced on April 15 that it has acquired the physician practice of Kap-Jae Sung, M.D., a surgeon who specializes in breast surgery. The practice is located at […]

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 […]

OP-ED: Why New York City Needs Another World’s Fair

BY JOHN CATSIMATIDIS This past week, Queens Borough President, Melinda Katz, and a number of elected, civic and community leaders held a news conference to announce a series of events to commemorate the 75th Anniversary of the 1939 World’s Fair and the 50th Anniversary of the 1964-65 World’s Fair. Sadly, to New Yorkers who aren’t […]

Queens To Celebrate World’s Fair Anniversary

BY JOE MARVILLI Staff Writer Get ready to celebrate. Queens will host seven months’ worth of events throughout the Borough to honor the 50th anniversary of the 1964 World’s Fair and the 75th anniversary of the 1939 World’s Fair. The festivities were announced on March 28 in one of the buildings constructed for the ’39 […]

Charity Mania

Who said pro wrestlers can’t be philanthropic? A World Premier Wrestling show at Resorts World New York City Casino over the weekend donated a portion of its proceeds to Safe Haven for Babies, a charity to prevent newborn abandoment. Pictured above (from left) are The Big O, Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder, Timothy Jaccard of Safe Haven, […]

Small Business Admin. Hearing Held In Queens

BY JOE MARVILLI Staff Writer A Congressional field hearing took place at Queens College this week, looking into the Small Business Administration’s subpar efforts to reach out to local businesses. The New York members of the House Small Business Subcommittee on Contracting and Workforce met in Rosenthal Library’s auditorium on March 11 to look at […]

Forum Features Healthcare Discussion

Forum Features Healthcare Discussion

Assemblyman William Scarborough (left), State Sen. Joseph Addabbo and Jamaica Hospital President and CEO Bruce Flanz (right) talked about healthcare in Queens during a Black History Month breakfast on Feb. 21. Photo by Joe Marvilli BY TRISHA SAKHUJA Staff Writer With the recent enactment of the Affordable Care Act, the state of healthcare is a […]

CenterLight Supports Queens’ Project Chaim

BY JOE MARVILLI Staff Writer While Project Chaim is known for giving a helping hand to others, it recently received one itself. The Queens Jewish Community Council’s program was given a donation of $5,000 from Michael Fassler, CEO of CenterLight Health System. He had heard about how Project Chaim’s work was threatened by a lack […]