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July 21, 2016  RSS feed
MTA cites mammoth workload for the 2019 L train shutdown
It’s going to be one “L” of a repair job. Representatives from the MTA presented a rundown of the extensive damage done to the nearly 100-year-old Canarsie Tunnel caused by Superstorm Sandy back in 2012, the work that needs to be done to repair it, and the viable options on how to get it done. More...
Transformation of deadly Myrtle/Wyckoff intersection receives support
After hearing heart-wrenching testimonials from families who have lost loved ones at the intersection of Myrtle and Wyckoff avenues, Community Board 5 (CB 5) voted in favor of the Department of Transportation’s (DOT) pedestrian plaza plan. More...
Persons arrested in recent police actions as reported by the 104th Precinct include the following: More...
Maspeth High School (MHS) has just wrapped up its annual summer basketball camp last week. The coach of the MHS Argonauts basketball team, Anastasia Bitis, along with current Argonauts players and alumni, taught 36 middle schoolers from around the neighborhood a variety of basketball skills such as dribbling, passing, shooting and rebounding during the camp session from July 11-15. More...
SCOLASTICA MORELLA of Rocky Hill, CT, died on July 17 at the age of 90. A native of Monreale Palermo Sicili, Italy, she was the dear sister of Antonio Morello and Fortunato Morello. A Mass of Christian Burial was offered at Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal R.C. More...
Just before Thanksgiving, a few short months from now, you will read about and see in action many food drives at houses of worship, banks, legislative offices and other institutions across Queens collecting nonperishable food items for those less fortunate across the borough. More...
Regarding Hillary’s “email scandal” — Republicans vowed that the FBI investigation into Hillary Clinton’s emails would put an end to the “scandal” once and for all. Did it? Of course not. More...
Last week at a nationally televised town hall meeting on CNN, “Black, White and Blue: America 2016,” I made a comment that shouldn’t be controversial: I said black lives matter. The question being debated at that moment was a variation of one I hear repeatedly: “Don’t all lives matter?” More...
One Glendale resident is putting his town on the map in his newly published book, “Glendale, NY: Short Stories.” More...
Residents across Glendale and Ridgewood celebrated the summer at several block parties this past weekend, enjoying the sun, fun and games, great barbecue, and the company of their neighbors. Kids were beating the heat by playing in blowup pools and running through sprinklers, while the adults manned the grills and got the grub ready for everyone to enjoy. More...