Focus On Queens, Mar. 20

Leslie Gil Morales of East Elmhurst, a fourth-year professional photographic illustration student at Rochester Institute of Technology, is studying abroad in Havana, Cuba during the spring 2014 semester. Augustin Lianzo of Ridgewood was named to the Dean’s List for the fall 2014 semester at Siena College in Loudonville. Diana Bernal of East Elmhurst was inducted […]

Focus On Queens, Mar. 6

Air Force Airman Ricardo Batista graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills. He is a 2012 graduate of John Adams High School […]

Missing Teen Identified

BY TRISHA SAKHUJA Staff Writer The remains found along a beach by College Point have been identified as the missing teen Avonte Oquendo, according to the New York City Office of Chief Medical Examiner. On Jan. 16, the New York Police Department’s harbor unit discovered an arm and a leg along the East River near […]

A New Latin Delight

A New Latin Delight

Cask15 15-11 College Point Blvd., College Point (718) 661-2275 Hours: Tues-Wed: 4 p.m. to 12 a.m., Thurs: 4 p.m. to 2 a.m., Fri-Sat: 4 p.m. to 4 a.m., Sun: 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Credit Card: Yes, all major Parking: Street parking Delivery: No, only takeout Cask15 has not even been open for two months […]

Protect Lifeline For Queens Seniors

To The Editor: Queens has a rapidly growing elderly population facing severe problems, such as mental illness. Fortunately, there’s a place where many troubled seniors get help – Club Pride, part of the Pride of Judea Mental Health Center at 243-02 Northern Blvd, Douglaston. Funded by the Jewish Board of Family and Children’s Services and […]

PS 29 In College Point Gets New Principal

BY JOE MARVILLI Staff Writer The head of a College Point public school is no longer in charge, having left two months after a protest against her behavior. PS 29 Principal Jennifer Jones-Rogers resigned on Oct. 8, according to the Dept. of Education, two months after State Sen. Tony Avella (D-Bayside), parents, teachers and students […]