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Saturday, March 28, 2015

Maspeth

Maspeth wins city crown in its first varsity season

For two years Maspeth envisioned winning a city championship in its first varsity season, but it was still hard for them to believe it was happening. Comment
The Play’s the Thing

Parkside Players president Glenn Rivano shares the spotlight

Glenn Rivano doesn’t believe in term limits. At least not when it comes to his presidency of the Parkside Players. He’s held the office for 20 years, and there’s a rumor that it may be a lifetime position. Comment

Friday, March 27, 2015

Maspeth

DEP must commit to community negotations on Newtown Creek: Katz

The city Department of Environmental Protection presented its application for the construction of an aeration facility on the Maspeth side of the Newtown Creek during a public land use hearing before Queens Borough President Melinda Katz last week. Comment
Maspeth

Environmental groups continue push back on Newtown Creek aeration

Environmental advocacy groups such as Riverkeeper and the Newtown Creek Alliance have long opposed the state Department of Environmental Conservation’s push to aerate the Newtown Creek. Comment
Middle Village

Royals hope for 2010 all over again

Christ the King is trying to ensure history repeats itself. Comment

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Woodhaven

DOT unveils Select Bus route for Rockaways to Woodside

The city Department of Transportation unveiled the design concept for Select Bus Service to connect Rockaway with Woodside using designated lanes on Woodhaven and Cross Bay boulevards this week. Comments (10)
Woodhaven

Alleged Woodhaven arsonist displaces 60 people: DA

More than 60 residents were displaced by a fire that ravaged eight row houses in Woodhaven last week, leaving them to sort out their lives in the aftermath. Comments (2)
Middle Village

Rawle Alkins’ future is unclear on CK team

If Rawle Alkins is forced to leave the New York City basketball scene, he plans on doing it on top this weekend. Comment

Friday, March 20, 2015

Woodhaven

Man charged with attempted murder, arson in Woodhaven fire

A 30-year-old man has been charged with attempted murder and arson in the fast-moving blaze that engulfed eight row houses in Woodhaven Wednesday night and injured eight people, including two children, the Queens district attorney’s office said. Comments (7)
Middle Village

Christ the King’s Alkins embracing spotlight after humbling start   

Rawle Alkins emerges from the Christ the King locker room following a playoff win with a throng of reporters behind him and a pack of young fans awaiting him at the top of the steps inside Fordham University’s Rose Hill gymnasium. The Christ the King junior boys’ basketball star takes photos with the kids as they continually ask him where he will attend college. Before starting his interview, Alkins sporting glasses like Oklahoma City Thunder star Russell Westbook, laughs and smiles brightly from ear to ear as he politely shrugs off their repeated attempts for an answer. Comment

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