In a mayoral debate Oct. 22 between candidates Democratic city Public Advocate Bill de Blasio and Republican Joseph Lhota, a question came up concerning a professional soccer stadium in Flushing Meadows Corona Park. Comments (5).
The West Cunningham Park Civic Association and the Civic Association of Utopia Estates held a joint general membership meeting, where the new commanding officer of the 107th Precinct, Capt. Fred Grover, and Janet McEneaney and Bob Whitehair, president and vice president of Queens Quiet Skies, spoke. Comment.
A street co-naming to honor a Flushing gay rights pioneer has cleared its first hurdle — the approval of Community Board 7 — by a vote of 30-1, and the proposal was then forwarded to the borough president and the City Council for consideration. Comment.
Queens will play host to a professional sporting event to go along with tennis and baseball when the New York Arm Wrestling Association holds its 36th annual Empire State Golden Arm Tournament Sunday. Comments (1).
Former state Assemblyman Rory Lancman earned himself a new job in government Tuesday after winning the general election to replace the term-limited City Councilman James Gennaro (D-Fresh Meadows). Comment.