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Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018

Maspeth

Sklarz pushing Barnwell in Democratic primary

As transgender activist Melissa Sklarz campaigns to challenge freshman state Assemblyman Brian Barnwell (D-Maspeth), she looks at the diversity of her district in search of universal concerns and values. Comments (2)
Middle Village

Photos: St. John’s Cemetery to demolish ’50s-era chapel

The only weekly pre-Vatican II mass in Queens is coming to an end at the home it has had since 2004. Comments (1)

Friday, Aug. 17, 2018

Maspeth

Family’s plea to keep Ecuadorian man in the U.S. falls on deaf ears

The family of Edisson Barros was waiting anxiously for New Jersey federal immigration Judge Mirlande Tadal to reach a conclusion about the Queens taxi driver’s impending deportation to Ecuador on Aug. 14 when they were heartbroken by bad news. Comments (6)
Maspeth

Photos: Day Off concert wows the crowd at Knockdown Center

After eight years of traipsing around the country — including Los Angeles, Miami and Austin — Fool’s Gold, the indie hip-hop label headquartered in downtown Brooklyn, brought its famed Day Off festival to Queens. Comment

Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018

Letters

Registering to vote more important than ever

With the local and mid-term elections swiftly approaching, eligible New Yorkers of all backgrounds and political leanings must register to vote and those who are already registered should make sure others in their communities are prepared to cast their ballots. Comments (5)

Monday, Aug. 13, 2018

Kew Gardens

Kew Gardens resident aims to launch fair trade campaign in Queens

Atiya Raja is taking on a big task to transform Queens into a fair trade borough. Comments (1)

Sunday, Aug. 12, 2018

Forest Hills

112th Precinct launches Neighborhood Policing Program

The NYPD’s 112th Precinct in Queens has become the latest command to receive the Neighborhood Coordination Officer program in New York City. Comments (1)

Friday, Aug. 10, 2018

Middle Village

Head to Middle Village to catch stellar ‘Legally Blonde’

The JC Players are bringing a modern favorite to the stage in Middle Village with two weekend performances of “Legally Blonde: The Musical.” Comments (1)

Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018

Maspeth

Barnwell to get primary challenge from activist Melissa Sklarz

Melissa Sklarz, who is challenging freshman state Assemblyman Brian Barnwell (D-Maspeth) in the September Democratic Primary, has gathered endorsements from two city officials July 27. Comment
Rockaway Beach

Experience a taste of Thailand at this Rockaway Beach restaurant

Metta Kaskel shares her experience of being back home in her Thailand kitchen as you become part of her new family. That’s the vibe you get at Thai Rock, located at 375 Beach 92nd St. in Rockaway Beach. Comment

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