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 […]

Focus On Queens, June 5

The 14th annual Forest Hills Festival will take place from noon to 6 p.m. June 8, rain or shine, on Austin Street, between 69th Road and 72nd Road. The free event will showcase 150 vendors and stores, along with kid’s rides, food and live music. For information, call (718) 268-6565 or email fhchamber@aol.com. Upcoming events […]

Focus On Queens, May 29

Air Force Airman Aaron M. Davoudi 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. Davoudi is the son of Shari Davoudi of Rego […]

Focus On Queens, May 15

Dr. Payal Doctor, the faculty advisor of the Alpha Theta Phi Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa at LaGuardia Community College, was honored by the PTK Honor Society for her significant contributions to the growth of the LaGuardia chapter and its student members. Martin Luther School, located at 60-02 Maspeth Ave., Maspeth, will administer its entrance […]

Focus On Queens, May 1

Air Force Airman 1st Class Alex A. Trillana 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. Trillana is the stepson of Victor Alvar […]

Focus On Queens, April 3

Air Force Airman 1st Class Washington X. Morales Rosales 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. Morales Rosales is the son of […]

The Astoria Symphony Orchestra Celebrates An End To An Era

BY TRISHA SAKHUJA Staff Writer After conducting concerts, education programs and musical community outreach for more than a decade, Maestro Silas Huff will conduct his last concert on March 30. The Astoria Symphony Orchestra’s last concert under the direction of Huff will also be a celebration of his time and contributions. A native of San […]

Focus On Queens, Mar. 6

Air Force Airman Ricardo Batista 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. He is a 2012 graduate of John Adams High School […]

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. 16

Christopher Constantino, executive director of Elmhurst Hospital Center, has been named the senior vice president of the Queens Health Network, which includes Elmhurst Hospital Center, Queens Hospital Center and several primary care clinics. He will retain his position at Elmhurst Hospital. Army National Guard Pvt. Carlos U. Mendoza has graduated from basic combat training at […]