Commitment to serve: BP’s appointments to CB5

Community board members are appointed for two-year terms by either the borough president or the council member for the district. Earlier this month, Borough President Melinda Katz announced her appointments to all 14 Queens community boards. Here are the BP’s appointments for the 2019-2021 term for Community Board 5, which serves Maspeth, Middle Village, Glendale and Ridgewood: Vincent Arcuri Jr. Walter Clayton Brian Dooley Jerome … Continue reading Commitment to serve: BP’s appointments to CB5

Maspeth House of the Week 1/26/19

The Maspeth House of the Week is a beautiful one-family brick tudor with a big front yard. The home has three bedrooms and two bathrooms in addition to a large, bright living room, a formal dining room, a modern kitchen, stainless steel appliances,all wood floors and decorative molding throughout. There’s also a fully finished basement and parking for three cars. The property is listed by … Continue reading Maspeth House of the Week 1/26/19

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

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