Rego Park Resident to Challenge Addabbo This Nov.

BY LUIS GRONDA Staff Writer State Sen. Joe Addabbo (D- Middle Village) will have a Republican challenger this November. Rego Park resident Michael Conigliaro announced his intention to run for the District 15 State Senate seat against Addabbo in an email sent out Monday afternoon. According to the release, Conigliaro is the manager of a […]

BID Welcomes Captain Back To Flushing

BY JOE MARVILLI Staff Writer The Flushing Business Improvement District held an event to welcome the 109th Precinct’s new Commanding Officer, while also saying goodbye to a couple of the precinct’s familiar faces. On July 18, the BID, elected officials and community leaders headed up to the seventh floor of the Sheraton LaGuardia East Hotel […]

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 […]

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 […]

Be Careful With Fireworks

To The Editor: The Fourth of July brings celebration, relaxing time spent with family and friends, barbecues and beautiful firework displays done by professionals with the fire departments supervising the safety aspect. Unfortunately, this holiday can bring tragedy when firecrackers are used by individuals. On June 27, 1978, I had open heart surgery for a […]

Focus On Queens, June 26

Local students were named to the Dean’s List for the spring 2014 semester at the University of New Haven in Connecticut. They include: Bayside: John Paul Koulotouros, Maria Panepinto. Bellerose: Nichelle King. College Point: Christopher Sang. Flushing: Tori Watson. Queens Village: Desiree McPherson. Whitestone: Joseph Totino. Eddy Garcia of College Point and George Chern of […]