Celebrate Memorial Day At These Parades

BY JOE MARVILLI Staff Writer While Memorial Day is known as the unofficial start of summer, it is also a time to honor our veterans for their service to the community and the nation. While a few have struggled to stay on their feet, all of this year’s parades will give Queens residents the chance […]

NYCHA Downsizes 91-Year-Old WWII Vet

BY JOE MARVILLI Staff Writer Elected officials gathered at Pomonok Houses to deliver a message on the New York City Housing Authority’s downsizing policy: enough is enough. Councilman Rory Lancman (D-Hillcrest), Assemblyman Michael Simanowitz (D-Flushing) and State Sen. Toby Stavisky (D-Flushing) rallied around Ralph Calinda, a 91-year-old World War II veteran who NYCHA is attempting […]

Remembering Robert

To the Editor: Mourning the passing of Robert Feller, 90 years young: Born in Brooklyn and raised in Queens, he lived in Bayside for nearly 60 years. His very first job was working with his father Harry and mother Sadie at their Richmond Hill store, Feller’s Ladies Shop, at 102-59 Jamaica Ave. While growing up, […]