104th Precinct Community Council will occur on May 21

The next 104th Precinct Community Council meeting will take place on Tuesday, May 21. During the meeting, which will run from 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m., the community will hear updates and the latest news from Commanding Officer Victoria Perry. There will also be a brief COP of the Month Awards presentation and you will also have a chance to share any of your concerns. … Continue reading 104th Precinct Community Council will occur on May 21

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

Earth Day Recycle Event this Saturday

Earth Day might be over but you can still implement small practices that promote a healthy and clean living environment. Start by heading to the Earth Day Recycling Event on Saturday from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Maspeth Federal Savings parking lot. There will be paper shredding, pet adoption, electronics collection, VIN etching and rain barrel giveaways. Register for your rain barrel by … Continue reading Earth Day Recycle Event this Saturday

Family Dance for all at Moose Lodge this Saturday

Teens and their families can enjoy a night of music and food at the Autism Family Dance. The free event will feature a respite break room for parents. The dance is being hosted by Ridgewood Moose Lodge #1642 and WOTM Chapter #133. Those in the autism spectrum community can call Erik at 718-309-8248. Remember, the dance will run from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. on … Continue reading Family Dance for all at Moose Lodge this Saturday

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,┬ásometimes 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