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

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