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

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. Please … 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

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