Participate in Relay For Life MV this weekend!

The annual Relay For Life of Middle Village is taking place this Saturday and Sunday. Maspeth native and lifelong resident, Leslie Orlovsky, first organized the inaugural event at Juniper Valley Park with local leaders back in 2003. While the event started out as a small event in the pouring rain, the event has grown larger every year since. Last year’s event drew dozens of survivors, … Continue reading Participate in Relay For Life MV this weekend!

PS 58 to open new playground on 9/11

PS 58 is renovating its school playground, thanks to funding from local politicians and the Trust for Public Land. The community playground will have features like a running track and turf field, basketball hoop, volleyball court, ping pong tables, play equipment and more. According to Principal Adeline Tripoli, the grand opening will be fittingly on September 11, as the school is named the “School of … Continue reading PS 58 to open new playground on 9/11

Heroes Youth Basketball League Kicks off – Schedule for week of June 3

Here are some scenes from the league over the past weeks… Check out this link for the recent schedule:   http://www.queensledger.com/view/full_story/27643643/article-HEROES-Youth-Basketball-Schedule-2019-June-3—June-15?instance=home_news_1st_left There are divisions for Girls 17 & Under, Boys 17 & under, Boys 14 & under and Boys 10 & under.     Please follow and like us: Continue reading Heroes Youth Basketball League Kicks off – Schedule for week of June 3

Local business owner honored for industry impact

The head of Beacon Eldercare, located at 69-23 Grand Ave. in Maspeth, has just been recognized as an “Amazing Woman,” by an organization named, “500 Men Making a Difference.” You may know that Beacon Eldercare provides Maspeth & surrounding residents in Queens with Medicare & Medicaid application help, live-on or hourly home aid service providers, nursing service, physical therapy, and more. What you may not … Continue reading Local business owner honored for industry impact

Maspeth Book Festival on May 18

The 1st annual Maspeth Book Festival is approaching quickly on May 18. The event, hosted at the Martin Luther School from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., will feature panels, workshops, book signings, giveaways and more. Young writers will also get to participate in a writing workshop to have their work critiqued by professional authors Alex Shvartsman and Ian Randal Strock. The event director is Carl … Continue reading Maspeth Book Festival on May 18

Petro Home Services Supports Small Business Event

Last week local businesses including Maspeth’s own Petro Home Services attended a networking event held by BQE Media and the Queens Chamber of Commerce. The event took place at St. John’s University’s Sun Yat-Sen Memorial Hall with over 100 business and community leaders there. The attendees would later move to Carnesecca Arena to watch the St. John’s Red Storm’s final home game against Xavier.   … Continue reading Petro Home Services Supports Small Business Event

Northern Queens Precincts to host Prom Dress Drive

High school students are getting help from local law enforcement to look their best on prom night this coming Spring. Eight NYPD precincts in Patrol Borough Queens North are accepting gently used formal dresses, suits, belts, and shoes to be donated to students in need. The prom dress drive was established by Assistant Chief Martin Morales is also running a similar event for students in NYPD Queens … Continue reading Northern Queens Precincts to host Prom Dress Drive

Photo Reveals Decades-Long Principe / Maurice Park Flooding Answer

Anyone who has played ball in the soft fields of Maurice Park (now Principe Park) since the early 1960s, knows that after it rained, the western part of the ballfileds were under water, sometimes as deep as three feet. This year, following another multimillion dollar renovation of the fields, there was still flooding in the southwest corner of the park. Water would protrude 30 feet, as … Continue reading Photo Reveals Decades-Long Principe / Maurice Park Flooding Answer