Focus On Queens, June 12

Bindia George and Diane Lollo, both of Bellerose, received Student Awards for Academic Excellence from Farmingdale State College. Local students who plan to enroll at SUNY Oneonta for the fall 2014 semester were recently awarded scholarships from the college. Diana Reisert of Whitestone, who attends the Mary Louis Academy, won the college’s Presidential Scholarship and […]

Focus On Queens, June 5

The 14th annual Forest Hills Festival will take place from noon to 6 p.m. June 8, rain or shine, on Austin Street, between 69th Road and 72nd Road. The free event will showcase 150 vendors and stores, along with kid’s rides, food and live music. For information, call (718) 268-6565 or email fhchamber@aol.com. Upcoming events […]

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 […]

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 […]

Op-Ed: Ending The Shuffle, Keeping Continuity

BY NILY ROZIC, EDWARD BRAUNSTEIN and GRACE MENG Families in School District 26, which covers Bayside, Oakland Gardens, Douglaston, Glen Oaks and Little Neck, are fortunate to have some of the best programming where their children go to school. For many years, parents have had the opportunity to send their children to the best schools, […]

Focus on Queens, Feb. 6

St. Josaphat’s R.C. Church of Bayside will hold a flea market plus Polish meat and bake sale from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Feb. 9 in the Parish Hall, 34-32 210th St., Bayside. For information, call Steve at (718) 224-3052. Local students have been named to the Dean’s List for the fall 2013 semester at […]

OP-ED: Property Tax Assistance Available For Homeowners

BY ASSEMBLYWOMAN NILY ROZIC For too many New Yorkers, the economic recovery is an abstraction. Even with recent declarations that the great recession is long gone, I find that Queens homeowners are facing many financial hardships. Property taxes remain a huge burden for many families. We must support all struggling to support their families as […]