114th Pct.: Collision Investigation

COLLISION INVESTIGATION – At 10:37 p.m. on April 4, police responded to a 911 call of a car in the water at 19th Avenue and 37th Street. Upon arrival, responding officers discovered an automobile submerged in Steinway Creek and a male, later identified as the driver of the car, stating that there were four people […]

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 […]

Queens Chamber Building Awards Announced

Queens Chamber Building Awards Announced

BY LUIS GRONDA Staff Writer Several architects and business owners in Queens will be honored later this month for projects completed within the past two years. The Queens Chamber of Commerce will host its annual Building Awards ceremony on Jan. 16, awarding 22 Borough architects for the work they have done in Queens. Among the […]

Ending the Year Right

Councilwoman Julissa Ferreras had a fantastic 2013, both personally and professionally: the East Elmhurst council member who raised her profile with the battles over Willets Point and Flushing Meadows Corona Park also welcomed a new baby boy to her family hours after the polls closed for the September primary. As rumors persist that she will […]

When Marshall Went Missing

What happens when the Queens Borough President doesn’t show up for a ceremony in her honor? The students and staff at PS 127 in East Elmhurst found out last week, when they held a “Helen Marshall Appreciation Ceremony,” but the guest of honor never came. The middle school choir patiently waited to serenade the Borough […]

2013 General Election Guide

2013 General Election Guide

On Tuesday, New Yorkers will go to the polls for City-wide elections, and will decide on a new Mayor, Public Advocate and Comptroller. In addition, a number of local races will introduce new faces to the City Council and Borough Hall. Individuals who registered before the deadline in October will be eligible to vote in […]