Children Read To Vet Parents About Freedom

BY JOE MARVILLI Staff Writer While many people spent the Thursday before the Fourth of July preparing for barbecues and fireworks, a few children read letters to their military parents about the meaning of freedom. In North Shore-LIJ’s Community Health Building in Manhasset, three members of the armed forces came together to listen to their […]

Queens Child Prodigy Appears On Ovation

BY JOE MARVILLI Staff Writer There is a young marvel living right here in Queens. Child prodigy Mabou Loiseau will appear on the new Ovation series, “Young Marvels,” a look at gifted children across the country. The Laurelton-based 8-year-old’s talent is that of a polyglot. She can speak eight different languages fluently and can play […]

Budget Helps Services Throughout Dist. 19

BY JOE MARVILLI Staff Writer Now that the City budget has been made official, the breakdown of who is getting what is out in the open. In District 19, the northeast Queens area covered by Councilman Paul Vallone (D-Bayside), priorities have gone to the neighborhood schools, senior centers and parks, with funding also taking care […]

Funding Goes To Glen Oaks Oval For Lights

BY JOE MARVILLI Staff Writer The Glen Oaks Oval will soon have some badly needed lighting, thanks to a recently received allocation. State Sen. Tony Avella (D-Bayside) joined the Glen Oaks Village Owners Inc. at its annual company picnic with some good news. The Glen Oaks Oval will receive a capital funding allocation of $400,000 […]

Hyatt Place Flushing LGA Hotel Opens

Hyatt Place Flushing LGA Hotel Opens

BY JOE MARVILLI Staff Writer The first piece of One Fulton Square in Flushing is now open for business. Hyatt Place Flushing LaGuardia Airport opened its doors on May 29, becoming the first Hyatt brand to make its home in Queens. The 168-room hotel is the first part of One Fulton Square, a mixed-use project. […]

Queens College Names New President

BY JOE MARVILLI Staff Writer After months of interviews with dozens of candidates, Queens College has a new president. The Board of Trustees of the City University of New York has selected Dr. Félix Matos Rodríguez as Queens College’s replacement for Dr. James Muyskens, who retired last year. He will take over from interim president […]