Jodi Long: From Queens To The Screen

BY JOE MARVILLI Staff Writer If you turn on the television or head to the movies this year, you will have a chance to watch one of Queens’ finest in action. From the beginning of the 20th century to today, many stars have come out of Queens to leave their mark on the world of […]

Education: Corona Schools Suffer From Overcrowding

BY JOE MARVILLI Staff Writer As the Latino population continues to grow in Corona, it faces a huge educational difficulty: overcrowding. In the area covered by Community Education Council 24, which includes Corona and Elmhurst, overcrowding in elementary and middle schools is rampant. Although many are working to resolve or lessen this problem, the challenge […]

Flushing Hospital Gets New Equipment

BY JOE MARVILLI Staff Writer New equipment at Flushing Hospital’s Advanced Imaging Center will increase efficiency for its patients. The hospital recently added a 3T MRI Scanner and a Siemans Flash CT Split Second Scanner to its ranks. Both pieces of advanced technology promise top-of-the-line exams that are faster, more accurate and more convenient for […]

Great Neck BID Hosts Four-Day Sale

BY JOE MARVILLI Staff Writer Looking to get a jump on your summer shopping? Then head to Great Neck for some great sales this weekend. The Great Neck Business Improvement District and the Village of Great Neck Plaza are holding a four-day sidewalk sale this week, from June 26 to June 29. The event will […]

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 […]