RSVP to the 5th annual MIBA Luncheon

Stacey Hodge

Stacey Hodge

The Maspeth Industrial Business Association (MIBA) is hosting its 5th annual MIBA Luncheon on Thursday, March 2nd at noon.

The luncheon will be hosted at O’Neill’s, located at 64-21 53rd Drive.

It’s free for MIBA members and $50 for non-members at the door.

You can become a member by visiting its website at

The guest speaker at the luncheon will be Stacey Hodge from the Office of Freight Mobility, housed within the NYC Department of Transportation.

She will be discussing “Advanced Freight Mobility in Maspeth and the surrounding neighborhoods.”

To RSVP, contact Jean Tanler at or 718-205-3773.


Banking safety tips from Maspeth Federal Savings Bank

The leadership, innovation, and strong community ties of Maspeth Federal Savings Bank make it a top bank in Queens.

What’s unique about banking at Maspeth Federal, is that your deposits are invested back into your community through loans to your neighbors, friends and local businesses.

Their employees are proud members of numerous community-service and charitable organizations.  All helping to make our neighborhoods better for our children, families and neighbors.

Maspeth Federal is a neighborhood bank that “Treats you like Family”, and their experts have provided consumer banking safety tips below: ConsumerFinancialSafetyTips_Queens Ledger9.75x13

Maspeth man pleads guilty to 2016 burglaries


A 54-year-old Maspeth man is facing nine years in prison after pleading guilty to burglary charges in connection with a series of residential break-ins.

According to Queens Country District Attorney Richard Brown, Juan Cuervo of 56th Street, is accused of burglarizing nine different homes in a number of Queens neighborhoods, including Elmhurst and Flushing.

“In pleading guilty, the defendant has admitted to brazenly breaking into several homes across a wide swath in Queens County,” Brown said in a statement. “The defendant not only invaded the victim’s personal and private spaces, but he ransacked their homes and stole their possessions. The defendant will be incarcerated for his actions.”

Martin Luther School’s Girls Varsity Basketball Team advances to PSAA championship

16681841_600424933495327_5861412206434162201_nLast night, the MLS Girls Varsity Cougar squad defeated Avenues 39-27 in an exciting PSAA Western division playoff game.

“We have great chemistry, and great leadership,” said veteran head coach Ann Boyle. Boyle and assistant coach Tara Ciccione have been encouraging and inspiring the Lady Cougars all year, and their efforts have led to an undefeated division record.

The ladies head to Portledge, Long Island, for the finals tomorrow night.








3 Son’s Restaurant is giving a complimentary glass of wine and a flower to your special lady this Valentine’s Day

3sonsvalentinesfeb17WEBMen, are you still searching for a great restaurant to bring your date to tonight?

3 Son’s Restaurant in Maspeth is giving a complimentary glass of wine and a flower (rose or carnation) to your special lady.

Wine and dine your valentine in 3 Sons’ intimate setting, and enjoy delectable Italian cuisine. Their pasta specials start at only $15, so you won’t break the bank.

3 Son’s is located at 57-29 61st Street in Maspeth. Call 718.821.5707 to make a reservation.

Free mammograms at Maspeth Federal


Local elected officials are sponsoring a mobile care clinic offering free digital mammograms and clinical breast exams on Thursday afternoon.

Assemblyman Brian Barnwell, State Senator Joseph Addabbo and Congresswoman Grace Meng are collaborating with the American Italian Cancer Foundation for the event.

Again, the services will be free. No c0-pays are required and deductibles are waived. Uninsured patients are welcome.

The ban will be parked in front of Maspeth Federal Savings from 2 to 4:30 p.m.

For an appointment, call 917-392-4546 or 1-877-628-9090.

50% OFF Valentine’s Day Sale at Lafyes Jewelry on Grand Avenue

This Valentine’s Day, Lafyes Jewelry on Grand Avenue is offering 50% off of all diamond pieces. Owner Luis Flores has been proudly serving the Maspeth and surrounding Queens communities since 2005.

“This sale is to show my appreciation for my awesome community. I am blessed to have the opportunity to serve the Maspeth, Middle Village, Ridgewood, Glendale, Elmhurst and surrounding neighborhoods. I know that the custom jewelry that I create will light up the hearts of your loved ones this Valentine’s Day!” said Flores.

Lafyes carries a great selection of certified diamonds, engagement rings, wedding bands, watches, and more fine gifts for your loved ones. They also do expert repairs on jewelry and watches on the premises.