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May 14, 2015  RSS feed
Adding up success at Grover Cleveland HS
Grover Cleveland High School‘s Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Academy students have soared with achievements in recent weeks.  More...

Detectives are searching for the gun-toting suspect who pulled off a heist on May 11 at a Maspeth auto parts distributor.  Police said the robbery occurred at 5:30 p.m. inside World Pac Auto Parts located at 55-55 58th St., near 55th Drive.  More...

A four-story, mixed-use apartment building in Glendale sold for $6,250,000 recently, feeding off a hot real estate market and its proximity to Ridgewood.  More...
106th Precinct  South central Queens  83-year-old man struck and killed in Richmond Hill  An SUV fatally hit an 83-year-old man as he was crossing the street outside his South Richmond Hill home, police said.   More...
The St. Margaret’s/Resurrection Flyers brought home five gold med-als in the Ray Suarez Memorial Meet at Astoria Park last weekend.Novice boy Andrew Kelly won the gold in the 400-meter run, while novice girl Olaia Higgins took the gold for the 100-meter run. More...
CECILIA H. KRINGS (nee BAUMANN) of Richmond Hill died on Sunday, May 10, at the age of 77. A native of Brooklyn, she was the wife of the late Lothar J. Krings, devoted aunt of Lori Lake, Cecilia Downs and Robert McFadden, and beloved great-aunt of Katie, Billy, Kelly, Jimmy, Erin, Emily, Samantha, Isabella, Shannon, Bailey, Nancy and Lucas.  More...
The city finally came to its senses on May 11 regarding its treatment of the homeless.  More...
I live in Hamilton Beach and cannot believe how disruptive and disturbing the planes have become since Runway 13L/31R has been shut down for maintenance. The planes are consistently flying low over our community, at a rate of two per minute at times, for hours upon hours. Something must be done.  More...
Mayor de Blasio recently declared war on the rental housing industry by supporting tenant-backed state legislation that would cut off the life blood of city’s existing rental housing. Perhaps the mayor does not realize that the ultimate casualties, if his proposals were to be adopted, will be renters, the city’s economy and his own housing plan.  More...
Friday, May 15  A cast of 100 students fromrst to eighth grade will perform “Shrek the Musical” on Friday, May 15, and Saturday, May 16. 7:30 p.m. $8 for adults, $5 for students and seniors. Call 718-846-0689 for more details. St. Mary Gate of Heaven School, 104-06 101st Ave.   More...
Hundreds recently came out to Maspeth’s Knockdown Center for a fundraiser supporting Polish Gift of Life. For the last 35 years, the charity has collected funds for the treatment of Polish children with congenital heart defects. The fundraiser included performances from the Top Secret band and Martha’s Dance Center and a demonstration from the Sylwester Gawel Judo Club.   More...