Focus On Queens, May 1

Air Force Airman 1st Class Alex A. Trillana 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. Trillana is the stepson of Victor Alvar […]

Focus On Queens, Jan. 23

Local students were named to the Dean’s List for the fall 2013 semester at SUNY Oneonta. They include: Astoria: Victoria Sperazza. Corona: Christian Abreu. Glendale: Maxine Bell. Woodside: Paula Rebancos. The New York Army National Guard recently announced the reenlistment of members in recognition of their commitment to serve. Staff Sergeant Jerry Antonatos of Astoria […]

Focus On Queens, Jan. 9

Heather Harrison of Forest Hills was one of four attorneys promoted by the law firm Farrell Fritz in New York. She was promoted to counsel. Harrison is a commercial litigation attorney concentrating in business litigation and partnership disputes. New Borough President Melinda Katz will be the guest speaker at the next meeting of the 112th […]

Israel, Meng Ask For School Soundproofing

BY JOE MARVILLI Staff Writer Two members of the House of Representatives are calling on the Port Authority to soundproof schools affected by airplane noise. U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Flushing) and U.S. Rep. Steve Israel (D-Melville) sent a joint letter to the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey’s executive director, Patrick Foye, asking […]