Focus On Queens, Mar. 6

Air Force Airman Ricardo Batista 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. He is a 2012 graduate of John Adams High School […]

Honeymoon Period Over?

Things have gotten bad in de Blasio’s New York the past couple of weeks. Just days after Mayor Bill de Blasio announced details of his Vision Zero plan, which would slow down drivers to reduce traffic-related deaths, the hizzoner’s SUV was caught on camera speeding and running through red lights. The footage was captured shortly […]

Queens Pride Celebrates 21 Years

BY TRISHA SAKHUJA Staff Writer The Queens Lesbian and Gay Pride Committee will celebrate its 21st Winter Pride event for those who have significantly provided to the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer community in Queens on Jan. 25 at the Astoria World Manor. More than 350 people will gather to honor NYC Pride, the […]

Aqueduct To Show Street Art Exhibit

BY LUIS GRONDA Staff Writer Eleven contemporary artists will have their work displayed at Aqueduct Racetrack beginning this weekend. The first floor of the Ozone Park racetrack will be transformed into an art gallery called “Aqueduct Murals,” a horse-racing themed art show beginning on Nov. 23. The artists, who come from as far away as […]

Residents Rally Against Proposed Shelter

BY LUIS GRONDA Staff Writer More than 200 Glendale and Middle Village residents came out on Saturday to say “no” to the proposed homeless shelter on 78-16 Cooper Ave., walking distance of Atlas Park Mall and several public schools in the area. Earlier this year, Samaritan Village, a homeless services company, announced their interest to […]