Underpasses To Be Cleaned More Frequently

After continued pressure by Councilwoman Elizabeth Crowley, the State Dept. of Transportation has committed to better maintain the underpasses below the Long Island Expressway on 74th Street and 80th Street in Maspeth. The underpasses, which are marred by pigeon nesting and excrement, will be included in Bridge Washing Contract XM13.02, D262466, which was re-let on […]

Celebrate Memorial Day At These Parades

BY JOE MARVILLI Staff Writer While Memorial Day is known as the unofficial start of summer, it is also a time to honor our veterans for their service to the community and the nation. While a few have struggled to stay on their feet, all of this year’s parades will give Queens residents the chance […]

An Animal Hero In Queens

To The Editor: Unfortunately, this year my dog’s health has begun to deteriorate. And while I’ve visited a number of pet clinics in search of treatment, my experience with Dr. Ayman Hanna at Animal Empire Veterinary Clinic, located on Grand Avenue in Maspeth, has been unmatched. I am writing this letter to thank Dr. Hanna, […]

104th Pct.: Collision & Homicide

FATAL COLLISION – At 11:20 a.m. on Jan. 18, police responded to a report of a pedestrian struck in the vicinity of Grand Avenue and 69th Place. Upon arrival, police observed the victim, identified as Angela Hurtado, 68, of Elmhurst, lying on the ground with head and body trauma. EMS also responded and transported Hurtado […]