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

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

Maspeth Federal to collect retired American flags

If you’re looking to dispose of your retired American flag, look no further than Maspeth Federal Savings Bank. Maspeth Federal is teaming up with the Newtown Historical Society and Juniper Park Civic to place a flag collection box at the main branch of the bank, located at 56-18 69th Street. The flags will be collected monthly and destroyed in a dignified manner, representatives say. Continue reading Maspeth Federal to collect retired American flags

A legacy as tall as a skyscraper

James F. Lomma was responsible for building the modern New York City. And while his untimely passing surprised all who knew him, he leaves behind an impressive life with skyscrapers as testaments to his legacy.  Lomma owned numerous successful and respectful crane companies, including J.F. Lomma Inc., TES Inc, and the Maspeth-based New York Crane. His life in the crane industry began as an independent … Continue reading A legacy as tall as a skyscraper

Maspeth Federal sponsors Heroes Youth Basketball 2019

The Heroes Basketball League has been serving kids in Maspeth, Middle Village, Elmhurst, and neighboring Queens neighborhoods every spring since 1990. The league consists of 30 teams, ages 7-17, and games are played on weekdays at Frontera and Crowley Parks. This year, the league consisted of teams from Martin Luther School, Maspeth High School, McClancy High School, Metro High School, Grover Cleveland High School, Francis Lewis … Continue reading Maspeth Federal sponsors Heroes Youth Basketball 2019

Citi Bike is coming to Maspeth

Over the next five years, Queens residents will see more Citi Bikes on the street. The de Blasio administration and Lyft announced on July 16 that Citi Bike will expand its boundaries further into the Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan and Queens. Sunnyside, Maspeth, Elmhurst, Jackson Heights and Corona will be part of the expansion through 2023. This third phase of Citi Bike’s NYC expansion represents a $100 … Continue reading Citi Bike is coming to Maspeth

No More Foam Cups for NYC: Sanitation

Starting this week, July 1, 2019, New York City establishments found in violation of the NYC Foam Ban will receive fines. NYC stores, food service establishments, and mobile food commissaries may no longer offer, sell or possess single-use foam food containers such as foam takeout clamshells, cups, plates, bowls, trays, and coolers. Also, manufacturers, distributors, and stores may no longer sell or offer for sale … Continue reading No More Foam Cups for NYC: Sanitation

Maspeth dwelling ordered partial vacate for illegal apartment

A Department of Housing and Preservation Development order was slapped on a dwelling in Maspeth for an illegal basement apartment. Neighbors wondered whether this meant the city was serious about doing something to homeowners who put a dwelling in their basement. Something many seem to have been doing for decades might finally be coming to a head. The order, dated June 17th says they had … Continue reading Maspeth dwelling ordered partial vacate for illegal apartment