Friends of Maspeth Library Ramp Up For Meeting Tonight

Crystal Wolfe has been a familiar face around here, especially at Community Board #5 meetings over the past two years. Her work in trying to feed the homeless turned into a passion and a book. The Maspeth resident is rallying support for the Maspeth Library, in particular, invigorating the Friends of The Maspeth Library Group. The meeting tonight, Monday, January 14, from 6:30 until 8 … Continue reading Friends of Maspeth Library Ramp Up For Meeting Tonight

DOT Takes Away Parking Spots, but PO Trucks OK With It

The DOT recently took 2 parking spots on 69 St. at 55th Avenue away for what is called ‘daylighting.” Essentially it’s taking parking away from corners so that drivers coming out of side streets have a better view of approaching traffic, thus avoiding a collision.   Makes sense. It is quite difficult to inch out into traffic on 69 St. because it’s so difficult to … Continue reading DOT Takes Away Parking Spots, but PO Trucks OK With It

5 Money Saving Home Heating Tips from Petro

Winter is upon us! That means lower temperatures and higher heating bills. Take the initiative to save money this year with these five tips from Rob DiBona of Petro Home Services. 1. Set your ceiling fan to spin clockwise to blow hot air down. 2. Lower the temperature when you leave the house. People who lower their thermostat between 7 to 10 degrees for eight hours a … Continue reading 5 Money Saving Home Heating Tips from Petro

Support the Catholic Charities Brooklyn & Queens this Christmas

Catholic Charities Brooklyn and Queens currently sponsor over 160 programs and services for children and youth, adults and seniors, those who are struggling with mentally illness and the isolated.  This Holiday season, help your neighbors by giving generously to Catholic Charities Brooklyn and Queens through the special collection at your parish on Christmas Day, or go to www.ccbq.org to donate online. Your gift provides help and hope to thousands of your neighbors … Continue reading Support the Catholic Charities Brooklyn & Queens this Christmas

Maspeth House of the Week 12/8/18

There’s a lot to love about the Maspeth House of the Week. The two-family home features four bedrooms and two bathrooms on a lot size of 3,275 sq. ft. The house is quite large and was recently renovated. An added bonus is that it has plenty of parking spaces! The property is listed by Coldwell Banker Kueber Realty for $925,000. Please follow and like us: Continue reading Maspeth House of the Week 12/8/18

Maspeth’s Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony

This is the moment we’ve all been waiting for. This Friday night at 6 p.m., the Maspeth Chamber of Commerce and Maspeth Federal Savings is hosting its annual Tree Lighting Ceremony. The event will take place at Maspeth Memorial Square, 69th Street and Grand Avenue. Prior to the lighting, enjoy holiday caroling, hot coco, free giveaways and even a surprise visit from Santa! You won’t … Continue reading Maspeth’s Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony

Maspeth House of the Week 12/1/18

The Maspeth House of the Week is a beautiful home located on the Maspeth/Middle Village border. The two-family home was located on a 25×100 lot and features a three-bedroom apartment on the second floor and a two-bedroom apartment on the first floor. There’s a full unfinished basement and a four-car garage. There’s also the possibility of building an additional three family house. The property is … Continue reading Maspeth House of the Week 12/1/18

Maspeth resident slams trash near PS 153

One Maspeth resident is sick and tired of living next to piled up garbage on his corner everyday. Nicholas Gallina, who lives on 60th Road near PS 153, has voiced his concerns about the trash pileup. The garbage is only picked up on Tuesdays and Fridays, Gallina said, so the bags sit out for days. Meanwhile, containers of milk are ripped open by cats and … Continue reading Maspeth resident slams trash near PS 153

Maspeth House of the Week 11/24/18

The Maspeth House of the Week is a detached four bedroom single family home near shopping and transportation. The first floor has a living room, a large eat-in-kitchen and access to a large backyard. The four bedrooms are on the second floor. The home also features a finished basement with a bathroom and access to the backyard. Want a bonus? The home can be expanded … Continue reading Maspeth House of the Week 11/24/18

Maspeth Kiwanis Club Pancake Breakfast A Hit

The Maspeth Kiwanis Club is responsible for bringing us events in Maspeth throughout the year. Their members are business and civic leaders helping bring residents programs and events like The Memorial Day Parade, The Grand Avenue Street Festival, Holiday Lighting, Shine on Maspeth Day and The Halloween Parade. They are also responsible for Law Day at IS 73, and have given Maspeth children tens of … Continue reading Maspeth Kiwanis Club Pancake Breakfast A Hit