Supplies & Services Offering Bactakleen Antibacterial Science in Queens Amid COVID-19

BY JOE JACKSON With a potential second lockdown looming, citizens and Queens-based businesses are turning to Bactakleen science to protect their private residences and establishments. “I was getting constant inquiries about disinfecting and protecting homes and offices,” said Supplies & Services owner, Mike Filacouris. “I did my research and partnered with Bactakleen to provide a safe and non-invasive service to the community.” Bactakleen is now … Continue reading Supplies & Services Offering Bactakleen Antibacterial Science in Queens Amid COVID-19

Holden to host “Hygiene Giveaway” for Thanksgiving

With COVID-19 cases on the rise, it’s more important than ever to have a safe and healthy Thanksgiving gathering. To facilitate this, Councilman Bob Holden’s office is hosting a “Safe Thanksgiving Hygiene Giveaway” at his Middle Village district office, located at 64-69 Dry Harbor Road. The event will take place on Friday, November 20 from 2 to 4 p.m. Holden’s office will be giving away … Continue reading Holden to host “Hygiene Giveaway” for Thanksgiving

Possible murder after woman’s body found under a car

A woman’s body was found underneath a parked truck lying in a pool of blood on Monday morning in Maspeth, according to multiple reports. Authorities say the body was found near the intersection of Brown Place and 58th Road by both Mt. Olivet Cemetery and Frontera Park. The somewhat desolate area is typically a quiet place. According to reports, a knife was found near the … Continue reading Possible murder after woman’s body found under a car

Ivy’s Paranormal & Mike’s Comic Book Pop Shop Grand Opening

Ivy Silberstein, also known as Ivy Supersonic, a cartoonist of over 20 years, is opening her first store with her good friend, Mike Carbonaro who is the owner of Big Apple Comic Con. “It’s my first store in my 30 years as an artist and designer and I believe it’s possible that it’s the first paranormal shop of its kind ever,” said Silberstein. The store … Continue reading Ivy’s Paranormal & Mike’s Comic Book Pop Shop Grand Opening

Public Schools To Open With Sweeping Changes

As public elementary and highschools plan to open for the 2020-21 school year the Department of Education (DOE) reports they have developed test and trace protocols for all schools at the start of the school year. They have been developed in partnership with the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH), Health + Hospitals, the NYC Test + Trace Corps, and labor. The protocols will apply to all school communities and are … Continue reading Public Schools To Open With Sweeping Changes

104 Pct. Community Affairs Detective Bell Retires

Today, July 31, Tommy Bell, the long-time community affairs contact for the 104 Pct in Glendale retired. He has been a mainstay for the precinct at meetings throughout the past two decades in Maspeth. Due to the current COVID-19 Pandemic and minimum occupancy in the Precinct, a traditional ceremony was not possible. We are certain he will be missed. Continue reading 104 Pct. Community Affairs Detective Bell Retires

Meet the Maspeth man running for City Council

Councilman Bob Holden has a challenger in the Democratic primary in 2021. Maspeth resident Juan Ardila, 26, is running to represent District 30, which includes Maspeth, Middle Village, Glendale and Ridgewood. If elected, he would be the first Latino to represent the diverse district. Ardila is a product of St. Adalbert Catholic Academy, Archbishop Molloy High School, Fordham University and NYU. He has worked in … Continue reading Meet the Maspeth man running for City Council

Maspeth Pizza House – not Maspeth Pizzeria – has liquor license suspended

New York State has suspended 27 liquor licenses and brought 410 charges against restaurants and bars across New York for what Governor Andrew Cuomo says is a “dangerous situation” for failing to enforce social distancing guidelines and face masks. Despite published reports that Maspeth Pizzeria at 71st Street and Grand Avenue lost its liquor license, according to State Liquor Authority records (see below) it appears … Continue reading Maspeth Pizza House – not Maspeth Pizzeria – has liquor license suspended

SLA suspends liquor license for Maspeth Pizza

Maspeth Pizza, located at 59-60 55th Road, is one of three establishments in Queens to have their liquor licenses suspended for violating New York’s COVID-19 guidelines, according to Governor Andrew Cuomo. On Tuesday, the governor announced that the State Liquor Authority suspended the licenses of Brik Bar (Astoria), Made In Astoria (Astoria) and Maspeth Pizza (Maspeth), as well as Secrets Gentlemen’s Club on Long Island. … Continue reading SLA suspends liquor license for Maspeth Pizza

Mazeau Street Water Shut Down Wednesday

A water test shutdown is necessary to confirm valves shut down so that watermain offset work can be performed on Mazeau Street between Grand Avenue and the LIE Wednesday, July 22, from 11am until 4pm. DDC says it will only last an hour, but will be sometime between those hours. Shut the water main at your house to avoid sediment entering your system. After the … Continue reading Mazeau Street Water Shut Down Wednesday