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 […]

Five Francis Lewis Robotics Teams Make Regionals

BY JOE MARVILLI Staff Writer Five teams from Francis Lewis High School competed in the NYC FIRST Tech Challenge Championship Tournament, which took place this past Saturday at NYU-Poly in Brooklyn. Francis Lewis is the only school to have five teams competing in the Regional Championship Tournament. The Mecha Knights, The Super Troublemakers, Tetricons, Anonymous […]

JROTC Raising Money For D-Day Parade Trip

BY JOE MARVILLI Staff Writer A Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps in Fresh Meadows is raising money for a unique opportunity to visit one of the most famous battle sites in American history. Francis Lewis High School’s JROTC, known as The Patriot JROTC, has been invited to march in the 70th Anniversary D-Day Parade in […]

Focus On Queens, Feb. 13

Flushing House will present “Presidents Day Interactive Performance,” a free historical celebration featuring performances by a professional Lincoln impersonator. The event will take place from 2-4 p.m. Feb. 22 in the Flushing House rooftop atrium, 38-20 Bowne St., Flushing. Music, appetizers and refreshments will be available. Seating is limited. RSVP by calling (718) 762-3198, Ext. […]

Thoughtful Over Black History

To The Editor: February is Black History month. It’s good to set aside a particular time for celebration, provided that isolated time is not a “be all and end all” and doesn’t give people a subconscious green-light to forget about our debt of gratitude for the contributions of Black Americans during the other 11 months. […]