Radio Station Hosts Instrument Drive

A City-based radio station hopes to open the door to music for students in the five boroughs. WQXR, a classical music station, will host its first-ever instrument drive, starting on March 28. The drive will take place at several Sam Ash locations in the City, including the one on 113-25 Queens Blvd. in Forest Hills. […]

NYPD Hosts Shred Event

Queens residents concerned about identity theft can take some measures of protection this weekend. The New York Police Dept. will provide free document shredding and hard drive destruction as a means of preventing identity theft from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Jan. 5 at the Queens Center Mall, located at 90-15 Queens Blvd., Elmhurst. The […]

Focus On Queens, Dec. 19

The New York Army National Guard has announced the reenlistment of members in recognition of their continuing commitment to serve community, state and nation as part of the Army National Guard. Staff Sergeant Alberto Espinar of Ozone Park has reenlisted to continue service with the 442nd Military Police Company. Sergeant Neissandria Perez of Richmond Hill […]

New Medical Center To Open In Rego Park

A new medical center in central Queens will aim to bring more medical attention to Borough residents. North Shore–LIJ announced the opening of a 25,000 square foot center at 95-25 Queens Blvd. in Rego Park. According to a press release announcing the new facility, the new building will focus not only on treatment, but prevention […]

Events In Queens For Dec. 19-25

Events In Queens For Dec. 19-25

Oratorio Society Annual Holiday Concert, 12/22, Queensborough Community College (see below). FRIDAY 12/20     THE DAVID LEONHARDT TRIO Pianist David Leonhardt will perform at a winter holiday jazz concert at Flushing Town Hall at 8 p.m. Attendees will get a chance to see holiday classics played with a jazz beat. Tickets are $15 for […]

BID Launches Holiday Decoration Contest

BY TRISHA SAKHUJA Staff Writer To boost the holiday spirit in Sunnyside, the Sunnyside Shines Business Improvement District launched a photo contest to find the best holiday window display at local stores. Rachel Thieme, executive director of the Sunnyside Shines BID, said their hope is to encourage local stores to create a festive holiday shopping […]

112th Pct: Burglary Pattern

BURGLARY PATTERN – The NYPD is seeking the public’s assistance identifying and locating the following suspect wanted in connection with three burglaries within the confines of the 112th Precinct. In all three incidents, the suspect gains entry by breaking the glass front door. The first incident occurred on Sept. 28 at approximately 10 p.m. The […]

Plaza College Moving To Forest Hills Campus

BY LUIS GRONDA Staff Writer A private college is set to move its headquarters from one area of the Borough to another. Plaza College, a four-year university that offers majors including business administration and accounting, will relocate its campus to Forest Hills in 2014. The university will take up part of the first floor and […]