CEC 24 to host Chancellor Carranza at town hall

Community Education Council (CEC) for District 24 is hosting Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza on Tuesday, December 17 at 6:30 p.m. The town hall will take place in the auditorium at PS 58 School of Heroes, located at 72-24 Grand Avenue in Maspeth. Parents are encouraged to attend, as the chancellor will address issues and concerns regarding local schools and students. District 24 includes the following … Continue reading CEC 24 to host Chancellor Carranza at town hall

Senator Addabbo stops by library

We stopped by The Maspeth Library Thursday evening, to talk to State Senator Joseph Addabbo about legislative issues which were important to Maspeth and to the Senator himself. He indicated that about a half dozen people came to meet with him at the Maspeth branch. Sports gaming is the hot topic for the legislature at the moment. “One has to travel quite far upstate to … Continue reading Senator Addabbo stops by library

STREAM Lab Opens Wednesday at St. Stans

After a Summer-long rennovation to a classroom on the 2nd floor of the century-old Catholic elementary school on Grand Avenue at 61st Street, a state of the art STREAM Lab will be opened November 13th. Principal Catherine Mangone announced the opening last month after the academy management team decided to add an extensive program for all students. The highly anticipated lab will include programs for … Continue reading STREAM Lab Opens Wednesday at St. Stans

Martin Luther School partners with Apple to introduce 1:1 iPad Learning

At the start of this school year, every Martin Luther School student was given a brand new iPad to use as part of MLS’s new initiative; 1:1 iPad Learning. Through this partnership with Apple, MLS students will also take these iPads home so they can do their homework, collaborate on group projects and delve into ideas to find out more about the subject matter they … Continue reading Martin Luther School partners with Apple to introduce 1:1 iPad Learning

Recycle your e-waste this Saturday at Maspeth Federal

The Lower East Side Ecology Center, in conjunction with Maspeth Federal Savings, is hosting an e-waste recycling event on Saturday, September 28 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the parking lot. Here are the following items they will accept, both working and non-working: Computers (laptops, desktops, servers, mainframes) Monitors (CRT and flatscreen) Network devices (routers, hubs, modems, etc.) Peripherals (keyboards, mice, cables, cords, chargers, … Continue reading Recycle your e-waste this Saturday at Maspeth Federal

Author talk with local author at Maspeth Library

Come out to Maspeth Library on Saturday, September 21 at 3 p.m. to hear a free “Author Talk” by Dina Santorelli. Santorelli is a Ridgewood native who recently authored the thriller novel “In The Red.” She has also written the popular “Baby Grand” trilogy, and will discuss it at the Author Talk. The Friends of the Maspeth Library, meanwhile, will host its group meeting tonight … Continue reading Author talk with local author at Maspeth Library

Maspeth Federal to award $500 to 5 local teachers

Back to school is approaching, and Maspeth Federal Savings wants to make this school year extra special! The beloved Maspeth bank is helping 5 local teachers get ready for the school year by holding an ‘outstanding teacher contest’. From now until August 30th, Maspeth Federal Savings wants you to nominate your favorite teacher so that they $500 grant.  It’s easy as 1,2,3… Click on this … Continue reading Maspeth Federal to award $500 to 5 local teachers

Health Department to conduct adulticide treatment on Thursday

On Thursday, August 22 between 8:30 a.m. and 6 a.m. the following morning, the Health Department is conducting another adulticide treatment to reduce mosquito activity and the risk of West Nile virus. Trucks will spray pesticides in sections of Queens, including Maspeth, West Maspeth, Middle Village, Glendale and Blissville. In case of bad weather, the spraying will be pushed back to Monday, August 26 or … Continue reading Health Department to conduct adulticide treatment on Thursday

St. Stan’s, Transfiguration get funding for food pantry

Some funding from the latest city budget is coming to St. Stan’s and Transfiguration. Last week, Councilman Bob Holden announced that 10 food pantry sites in his district will receive a slice of the $95,595 total allocation. The funding will go toward helping pantries that serve families in need. Among the sites funded was Transfiguration Church and St. Stan’s. “Many people fall on hard times … Continue reading St. Stan’s, Transfiguration get funding for food pantry