Workers Deserve Fairness

To The Editor: An epidemic of apathy, perhaps complicated by cowardice, is wasting us like a flesh-eating disease. Two-hundred-fifty UPS personnel in Queens were recently fired almost on the spot after they took a few minutes off to protest the insensitive termination of a colleague. Assuming this action was a contractual violation, there no doubt […]

Focus On Queens, April 3

Air Force Airman 1st Class Washington X. Morales Rosales 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. Morales Rosales is the son of […]

Clowning Around With Big Apple Circus

Rob Torres, an award-winning clown in the new Big Apple Circus show, has performed around the world without using words, sharing with every audience the universal language of laughter. Among his many achievements, the native New Yorker performed a one-man show in seven countries, toured with another circus to 121 American cities and created shows […]

King Yum: Second Generation Fresh Meadows Fare

BY JOE MARVILLI Staff Writer When it comes to delicious Chinese culinary favorites, this Fresh Meadows restaurant is the king. King Yum has been in business under the same family for 61 years, making it the oldest continuously serving Chinese restaurant in Queens. With a second-generation owner, the restaurant has been a long-time favorite for […]

Why Sign Vick?

To The Editor: While Michael Vick is a talented football player, he has been cruel to animals. There was no reason at all for him to be involved in illegal activities, involving dog fighting, which resulted in the death and injury of these innocent animals. It is an absolute abomination that this man has now […]

Sinai Chapels Serves City’s Jewish Community

Sinai Chapels Serves City’s Jewish Community

BY NATALIA KOZIKOWSKA Staff Writer Though losing a loved one may be difficult, Sinai Chapels is committed to ensuring that family members do not encounter any more grief while planning a funeral. With four generations of family ownership, the Fresh Meadows-based funeral home has gained the trust of Jewish families all across New York. Its […]

107th Pct.: Drug Arrest

DRUG ARREST – At 11:05 p.m. on March 7, uniformed officers assigned to the 107th Precinct responded to a 311 call of a noise complaint at 67-11 161st St., Fresh Meadows. Upon arrival, responding officers heard a loud radio coming from apartment 3B. The officers knocked on the door and the suspect answered, holding a […]