Queens Focus, July 24

Local students were named to the Dean’s List for the spring 2014 semester at Fairfield University in Connecticut. They include: Bellerose: Kelly Mulligan. Flushing: Barbara Goger. Whitestone: Nicholas Ziangas, Samantha Viscovich Assemblyman Ed Braunstein will sponsor a Bayside Community Blood Drive, in conjunction with the New York Blood Center from 4-8:30 p.m. Aug. 14 at […]

Opposition Against Glendale Shelter Continues

BY LUIS GRONDA Staff Writer Glendale residents continue to voice their disapproval for the proposed homeless shelter on Cooper Avenue. Community members had another chance to showcase their displeasure last week, at a special public meeting on the proposal at Christ The King High School in Middle Village. For the past year, residents and local […]

Addabbo Provides Screenings

State Sen. Joseph Addabbo Jr.  (D-Howard Beach) once again provided free mammogram screenings and clinical exams to his constituents. In partnership with the American Italian Cancer Foundation, Multi-Diagnostic Services performed exams to women ages 40 and over on the Mobile Care Clinic in Middle Village. “I’m happy to continue to provide services to the district,” […]

Focus On Queens, May 15

Dr. Payal Doctor, the faculty advisor of the Alpha Theta Phi Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa at LaGuardia Community College, was honored by the PTK Honor Society for her significant contributions to the growth of the LaGuardia chapter and its student members. Martin Luther School, located at 60-02 Maspeth Ave., Maspeth, will administer its entrance […]

Focus On Queens, May 8

Metropolitan Hospitality, the world-class event and hospitality company for Citi Field, home of Major League Baseball’s New York Mets, has appointed Amir Shayegan as Event Director. In his new position, Shayegan is responsible for managing all aspects of the planning, coordination and execution of Metropolitan Hospitality events at Citi Field. Air Force Airman Sekou G. […]

Fedkowskyj To Challenge Markey For D30 Seat

BY LUIS GRONDA Staff Writer The 30th Assembly District may have a primary this year. Dmytro Fedkowskyj officially announced his intention to run against Assemblywoman Margaret Markey (D-Maspeth) for the seat at a press conference on Saturday. He said he had been thinking about running for the seat earlier this year, but made his plans […]

NYHQ Acquires Breast Surgery Practice

New York Hospital Queens is continuing its expansion of services throughout the Borough, adding a breast surgery practice in Middle Village to its ranks this week. The hospital announced on April 15 that it has acquired the physician practice of Kap-Jae Sung, M.D., a surgeon who specializes in breast surgery. The practice is located at […]

Queens CBs Lose Members As Board Year Begins

BY LUIS GRONDA Staff Writer As the new Community Board year begins this month, some long-time members have been asked not to return, leaving those members frustrated and confused as to why they are no longer on their boards. After elections in March and early April, each member has to resubmit paperwork asking to be […]