LIE Exit to close Overnight Monday July 9 until the 14th

The exit on the LIE from the Midtown Tunnel to get to Maspeth will be closed at night for a week. Exit 17W-E ramp (pictured above) from the eastbound Long Island Expressway (I-495) to the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway (I-278) will be fully closed overnights (11 p.m. to 5 a.m.), starting on Monday night, July 9th and ending  Saturday morning, July 14th. Either get off right after the … Continue reading LIE Exit to close Overnight Monday July 9 until the 14th

Principe (Maurice Park) Sees First Turf

Two artificial turf baseball/softball fields and a soccer field are being installed and are well on their way to being finished as the first sign of green turf hit the ground on July 4th. Maspeth resident Frank Principe, the former chair of Community Board #5 who was once president of the New York Concrete Industry Association, was known to have taken good care of the park … Continue reading Principe (Maurice Park) Sees First Turf

Martin Luther Basketball Camp starts Monday, July 9th

Calling all basketball moms and dads! In less than 2 weeks the 2018 Martin Luther School Cougar Basketball Program is officially going into full effect. Boys and girls ages 6-14 of all skill level are welcomed to join. MLS believes that a summer basketball program should fill a young athletes day with fun, excitement, and challenges. Coaches will be a resource for the best learning, … Continue reading Martin Luther Basketball Camp starts Monday, July 9th

Heroes Youth Basketball Championship Games at Martin Luther School on Thursday

This your chance to see some of the best young basketball players in the area at the Heroes Youth Basketball Championships Thursday night at Martin Luther School in Maspeth. In the 17 & Under Championship game the Crusaders, a team made up primarily of varsity hoopsters from McClancy HS will face off against an Elite 84 Team. The games begin at 6Pm and you can see … Continue reading Heroes Youth Basketball Championship Games at Martin Luther School on Thursday

Maspeth Town Hall Scout Speaks at Council Board Meet

Fresh off a scouting day at Birch Coffee in Long Island City, Matthew Ozoria, a scout from troop 45 in Maspeth Town Hall, spoke at Queens Boy Scout Council meeting at St. Johns University on Wednesday, June 13th. Ozoria talked about his experience while participating in the new scouting program called ‘Merit Badge Pro Series.’ Ozoria, who attends St. Sebastian Academy, spoke about his day at Birch … Continue reading Maspeth Town Hall Scout Speaks at Council Board Meet

Kiwanis Craft Beerfest a Hit

More than a hundred people attended the 3rd annual Maspeth Kiwanis Craft Beer Festival tonight in downtown Maspeth. A dozen craft breweries offered their beer to attendees. Pictured here are some of the Maspeth Kiwanians at the event. The club meets Thursdays for lunch at O’Neills and primarily raises money for a bunch of well-deserving children in town. Among the programs they run include a law day as IS … Continue reading Kiwanis Craft Beerfest a Hit