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Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018

College Point

New College Point condo receives energy efficient windows and doors

A newly constructed waterfront condominium in College Point is providing spectacular views of the Manhattan skyline for its residents. Comment
Rego Park

MCU set to giveaway $71,000 in scholarships and grants to high school seniors in Queens

Municipal Credit Union, one of the oldest credit unions in New York state as well as one of the largest in the country, will be giving away $71,000 in scholarships and grants to college-bound high school seniors in Queens for the launch of the 2019 MCU Scholarship Program. Comment

Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018

Bayside

Bayside teen says Eagle Scout honor was a lifelong goal

For Matthew Fennell, becoming an Eagle Scout — an honor granted to just 4 percent of all Boy Scouts in America — was a lifelong goal. Comment
Jackson Heights

Queens World Film Festival presents Woodside fundraiser for its Young Filmmakers Program

Katha Cato is going back to her roots. Comment
Government

City announces global competition to protect small businesses from cyber attacks

The city has launched a global challenge to protect small businesses from cyber attacks. Comment

Monday, Nov. 12, 2018

Woodhaven

Ulrich urges MTA to complete Marine Parkway repairs

City Councilman Eric Ulrich (R-Woodhaven) is calling on the MTA to expedite repair work to the Marine Parkway Bridge that connects the Rockaways to Brooklyn. Comments (1)
Flushing

Kim works with Flushing agriculture group to help spread urban farming

Members of the The Natural Agriculture Class were presented with citations last week for their efforts in spreading urban farming from state Assemblyman Ron (D-Flushing) on the last day of the season. Comment
Education

Astoria resident named head of Nassau BOCES Dept. of Regional Schools and Instructional Programs

An educator from Astoria was appointed leader of the largest Board of Cooperative Educational Services (BOCES) in New York state. Comment

Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018

Floral Park

Queens County Farm Museum’s new leader no stranger to borough’s cultural institutions

For the first time in 30 years, the Queens County Farm Museum is under new leadership, following the retirement of Amy Fishetti-Boncardo last month. Comments (2)
Flushing

Flushing teacher recognized for mentoring students in media

A Flushing high school teacher was recognized for his commitment to sparking students’ passion in media communications. Comments (1)
Books

‘Behind the Murder Curtain’ reveals true crimes of medical serial killers

When veterans are on the road to recovery in a hospital and suddenly die, it’s up to Bruce Sackman, Special Agent in charge of the US Department of Veterans Affairs Office of Inspector General, to investigate those deaths. Comment

Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018

South Ozone Park

South Ozone Park veteran, 102, reflects on time in World War II

Earl Alfred Snell, a World War II veteran who resided in South Ozone Park, celebrated his 102nd birthday last month. Comment
Queens Village

Retro Fitness gym set to open new location in Queens Village

Retro Fitness, a low-cost gym with high-end equipment expects to have its grand opening during the last week of November in Queens Village. Locals can get an early sneak peek of the state-of-the-art facilities now. Comment
A junior at Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology in East Elmhurst is a recipient of the $5,000 International Aviation Women’s Association scholarship. Comment

Friday, Nov. 9, 2018

Queens Borough President Melinda Katz has warned on several occasions that an accurate 2020 U.S. Census count is essential for the future of Queens and that an undercount would have long-lasting repercussions. Comments (2)
St. Albans

New contract gives NYC teachers 7.7 percent raise

The United Federation of Teachers (UFT) announced last weekend that its members overwhelmingly ratified a new contract with the city that would give teachers a 7.7 percent raise over the course of 43 months, according to UFT President Michael Mulgrew. Comments (2)
Government

City’s ballot measures all receive decisive approval from voters

Voters across the five boroughs voted overwhelmingly in support of three proposals to amend New York City’s Charter in regards to campaign finance, civic engagement and community boards. Comments (2)
Posner’s Hardware & Locksmith, which has been a mainstay in Bayside since 1939, is closing its doors for good. Comments (16)
Event

Queens Arts and Events Calendar

See what’s going on in Queens. Comment
High Heat

Mets ponder Tebow as big league option, Yankees bring back key veterans

Reports have surfaced that while Tim Tebow is likely to begin the 2019 season at Triple-A, new Mets General Manager Brodie Van Wagenen would not rule out the possibility that the former football player could make the club’s Opening Day roster. Comment

Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018

John Liu claimed victory in Tuesday night’s midterm election defeating Republican Vickie Paladino, Conservative Simon Minching and state Sen. Tony Avella (D-Bayside), who refused to step down after losing the Democratic primary in September. Comments (26)
Politics

Cruz makes history, becomes first DREAMer in NY state Assembly

Politics

Cruz makes history, becomes first DREAMer in NY state Assembly

Democratic candidate Catalina Cruz has become the first DREAMer ever elected to the New York state Assembly after beating incumbent Ari Espinal and Reform Party candidate Bobby Kalotee in Tuesday’s Midterm elections. Comments (2)
State Sen. Joseph Addabbo (D-Howard Beach) pulled out a victory over Republican challenger Tom Sullivan in the Nov. 6 midterm election and will serve a fifth term in Albany. Comment
Jamaica

St. John’s hosts annual Veterans Day ceremony

St. John’s University was scheduled to hold its annual Veterans Day ceremony in Jamaica Thursday for vets dating as far back as the Korean War to honor those who have risked their lives to protect our country, as well as educate its students on the importance of the day. Comment
Corona

Queens Museum names new president, executive director

Officials at the Queens Museum are reaching across the pond to fill the institution’s leadership void. Comments (1)
Douglaston

Relive the past with Douglaston Community Theatre’s production of ‘The Babylon Line’

While Levittown was once praised as a suburban utopia and model of the American can-do spirit by some, others saw it as an example of stifling cookie-cutter suburbia. Comments (1)
St. Francis Prep boys’ soccer beat Fordham Prep in a classic at St. John’s University, avenging a regular season loss to the Rams with a 2-1 victory to capture a spot in this year’s CHSAA AA Class Championship game. Comment

Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018

Police have released two images of a suspect wanted in connection with a homicide that occurred over the weekend during a baby shower in Jamaica. Comments (4)
Sunnyside

Sunnyside on Broadway

Sunnyside

Sunnyside on Broadway

Sunnyside resident Jeremy Kareken is part of the trio that adapted the novel “The Lifespan of a Fact” for the stage which is now on Broadway. Comment
Police were still on the lookout for a burglary suspect that was allegedly responsible for the theft of $1,950 in items from a St. Albans resident, according to the NYPD. Comment

Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018

Bayside

Liu bests Paladino, unseats Avella

Bayside

Liu bests Paladino, unseats Avella

John Liu, former city comptroller, bested state Sen. Tony Avella (D-Bayside) and challengers Vickie Paladino and Simon Minching in Tuesday’s midterm elections to secure the District 11 state Senate seat. Comments (26)
Politics

Cruz makes history with election victory

Politics

Cruz makes history with election victory

Democratic candidate Catalina Cruz is now the first “Dreamer” ever elected to the New York State Assembly after beating incumbent Ari Espinal and Reform Party candidate Bobby Kalotee in the Nov. 6 midterm elections. Comments (1)
Howard Beach

Addabbo secures victory over Sullivan

Howard Beach

Addabbo secures victory over Sullivan

State Sen. Joseph Addabbo (D-Howard Beach) pulled out a victory over Republican challenger Tom Sullivan in the Nov. 6 midterm election and will serve a fifth term in Albany. Comment
We’ve got you covered with live updates throughout the day regarding the 2018 midterm elections. Here’s the latest. Comment
Politics

Races to watch in Queens this Election Day

Politics

Races to watch in Queens this Election Day

Everybody’s been talking about it for weeks, and the big day is finally in sight. Election Day is here and it’s your chance to vote for your representatives in Albany and Washington. Comments (1)
Cops have identified the 26-year-old man who was fatally shot multiple times on a residential Flushing street Sunday morning. Comments (7)
Astoria

Astoria man arrested after fatal Manhattan collision

An Astoria man was arrested following a vehicle collision that took a man’s life in Manhattan last week. Comment

Monday, Nov. 5, 2018

A Flushing woman was indicted last week following an unprovoked knife attack of three newborns and two adults at a Flushing day care center in the early morning hours of Sept. 21, according to Queens District Attorney Richard Brown. Comments (3)
Bad weather and a number of school bus crashes across Queens marred the Monday morning commute. Comment
The de Blasio administration is defending itself from an onslaught of criticism from homeless advocates and the City Council that it is not doing enough to solve the chronic homeless crisis. Comments (1)
Far Rockaway

Far Rockaway man pleads guilty to bilking more than $650K from estates of deceased Queens sisters: DA

A Far Rockaway man admitted to bilking more than $650,000 from the estates of two Queens sisters who died in 2013 and 2014, according to Queens District Attorney Richard Brown. Comment

Sunday, Nov. 4, 2018

Jamaica ►Video

Three woman sought in connection with assault of Jamaica hair salon employee: NYPD

Cops were looking for three women who allegedly assaulted a Jamaica hair salon employee while attempting to steal wigs from the shop. Comments (1)
Nodding off on a platform bench at a Jamaica train station proved painful for a 38-year-old man who was slashed in the face on Halloween night, police said. Comments (3)

Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018

Freshman U.S. Rep. Tom Suozzi (D-Little Neck) and his Republican general election challenger Dan DeBono exchanged remarks on national and statewide policies at a North Shore Towers debate Wednesday night. Comment
Corona is one of three new neighborhoods throughout the city to be added to the Small Business Services’ Commercial District Needs Assessment initiative, SBS Commissioner Gregg Bishop said Wednesday. Comment
Ozone Park

NYPD officer stops assault between two drivers following Ozone Park collision

A car accident in Ozone Park turned into an assault earlier this week after an off-duty correction officer allegedly became heated when his vehicle was damaged, according to the Queens District Attorney’s office. Comment

Friday, Nov. 2, 2018

The NYPD was investigating the death of a man who was found in a truck in Long Island City Wednesday morning. Comment

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