Cara Mia: A Taste Of Old Italy In Your Backyard

BY NATALIA KOZIKOWSKA Staff Writer Queens residents do not need to fly to Europe to enjoy some of the finest authentic Italian cuisine with Cara Mia right in their backward. Today, Cara Mia is a well-known establishment in the Borough, offering locals a massive variety of quality Italian dishes. But much like all great family-run […]

An Event Not To Be Forgotten

To The Editor: This year is the 50th anniversary of the World’s Fair of 1964/65 in Corona. I myself remember attending the fair with my good friend Harry Weymer, in the summer of 1964. We were 13 and 14 years of age at the time. My friend’s father drove us there and told us to […]

MVB, P-Tech Co-Location Moves Forward

BY NATALIA KOZIKOWSKA Staff Writer Despite much protest, the Dept. of Education is moving forward with its plans to co-locate Martin Van Buren School with a new six-year technology high school this fall. Starting September 2014, the new P-Tech school will gradually phase into Martin Van Buren while Martin Van Buren scales back enrollment. The […]

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 […]

Focus On Queens, Jan. 9

Heather Harrison of Forest Hills was one of four attorneys promoted by the law firm Farrell Fritz in New York. She was promoted to counsel. Harrison is a commercial litigation attorney concentrating in business litigation and partnership disputes. New Borough President Melinda Katz will be the guest speaker at the next meeting of the 112th […]

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 […]

Musicians Of Queens: Milli Popoff

Musicians Of Queens: Milli Popoff

Music has been a part of rapper Milli Popoff’s life from a very young age. When he was 8 or 9, he discovered his older brother’s rhyme book and soon wound up putting rhymes together himself. “I always had an ear for music. Music’s my passion. I guess you could even call it my first […]

Focus On Queens, Dec. 5

Air Force Airman John Lee 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. Lee is the son of Soojin Lee of Fresh Meadows […]

2013 General Election Guide

2013 General Election Guide

On Tuesday, New Yorkers will go to the polls for City-wide elections, and will decide on a new Mayor, Public Advocate and Comptroller. In addition, a number of local races will introduce new faces to the City Council and Borough Hall. Individuals who registered before the deadline in October will be eligible to vote in […]