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Friday, Oct. 19, 2018

Briarwood

Samaritan Daytop Foundation launches $1M fund-raising challenge

The Samaritan Daytop Foundation based in Briarwood has launched a new fund-raising effort to empower donors to double their impact as part of the $1 Million Matching Challenge. Comments (1)
Long Island City

LaGuardia Community College professor offered student good grades in exchange for sex: Lawsuit

A college professor allegedly made sexual advances toward a female student, offering her “good grades” in exchange for sexual favors, according to a Brooklyn Federal Court lawsuit. Comments (1)

Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018

Kew Gardens

City Hall in Your Borough returns to Queens next week

Mayor Bill de Blasio, his deputy mayors, and senior officials will run the city from Queens Boulevard Monday through Friday to get a closer feel for the needs of Queens residents and focus on the borough’s citizens and their concerns. Comments (3)
With construction underway at a homeless shelter in Ozone Park, elected officials rallied last Friday with dozens of members from the local community across the street from the construction site after a second homeless individual allegedly attacked a person in the area. Comments (3)
Jamaica

Greater Allen A.M.E. Cathedral pushes for end of gun violence at town hall

Emotions ran high Monday night at Greater Allen A.M.E. Cathedral of New York in St. Albans as congregants and community leaders cried during a performance art piece that was held at the church to kick-start a town hall centered on speaking out against gun violence. Comments (1)

Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018

Dutch Kills

13-year-old boy struck by hit-and-run driver in Dutch Kills: NYPD

Police from the 114th Precinct in Astoria were searching for the driver of a white minivan that struck a 13-year-old boy in Dutch Kills last week. Comments (1)
Sunnyside

Children will voice concerns at inaugural Young and Mighty March in Sunnyside

Nearly 500 young people from Woodside and Sunnyside are expected to take part in the Young and Mighty March next weekend, just two weeks before the midterm elections. Comments (11)
Astoria

Queens Arts Fund to offer grants to artists, nonprofit organizations

The Queens Council on the Arts announced Oct. 1 it will distribute $527,600 in grants to individual artists and nonprofit organizations. Comment

Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018

Corona

East Elmhurst man charged with groping two young girls in Corona: DA

An East Elmhurst man was arrested and charged last week with allegedly groping two young girls in two separate incidents in Corona this month. Comments (2)
Elmhurst

Girls sign up to join Pack 13 Cub Scouts in Elmhurst

As a part of its Family Scouting Program, Cub Scout Pack 13 in Elmhurst has admitted girls to its group earlier this year so that families wanting to be more active in the explorers group for kids would not have to choose between spending time with their sons or daughters. Comments (1)

Monday, Oct. 15, 2018

East Elmhurst

Environmentalists speak out against proposed LaGuardia AirTrain

Environmentalists are voicing their opposition against the latest route of the proposed LaGuardia AirTrain. Comment
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