Focus On Queens, July 3

Fiona Lau of Woodhaven will attend Clarkson University in Potsdam during the fall 2014 semester. Local students were named to the Dean’s List for the spring 2014 semester at SUNY Geneseo. They include: Forest Hills: Joseph Figliolia, Abigail Stein. Ozone Park: Joel Pineda, Carolann Cely. Woodhaven: Gabrielle Rosato. Local students received degrees during spring 2014 […]

Focus On Queens, June 19

Queens Library locations will be serving free summer meals to children and teens ages 18 and younger every Monday through Friday, from June 27 to Aug. 29. Meals will be provided by the City Dept. of Education. Local sites serving meals include: Arverne, 312 Beach 54th St., Arverne. Far Rockaway, 1637 Central Ave., Far Rockaway. […]

Police Work Made Easy

Crime is not something that should be taken lightly in our city, but we here at QConf cannot help ourselves when the perpetrators make it this easy. Kareem Mohammed, 22, of Ozone Park robbed a clerk at gun point at the Sleep Inn Hotel on Liberty Avenue in Jamaica on May 23. Mohammed was arrested […]

Lauper On ‘Front and Center’ This Month

BY JOE MARVILLI Staff Writer This season of the Public Television music series “Front and Center” will feature one of Queens’ most successful singers. Cyndi Lauper will take the stage on June 28 for the third season of “Front and Center,” a music performance series that features a variety of excellent musicians in an intimate […]

Film Explores Religious Ritual At Jamaica Bay

BY LUIS GRONDA Staff Writer An ongoing documentary shoot about Jamaica Bay unearthed another story that was also converted to a movie. The filmmakers of the in-progress documentary about Jamaica Bay will premier a short film, called “The Divine Waters of Jamaica Bay” about the Indo-Caribbean community and how it uses the bay for religious […]

Focus On Queens, May 29

Air Force Airman Aaron M. Davoudi 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. Davoudi is the son of Shari Davoudi of Rego […]