Maspeth Federal to award $500 to 5 local teachers

Back to school is approaching, and Maspeth Federal Savings wants to make this school year extra special! The beloved Maspeth bank is helping 5 local teachers get ready for the school year by holding an ‘outstanding teacher contest’. From now until August 30th, Maspeth Federal Savings wants you to nominate your favorite teacher so that they $500 grant.  It’s easy as 1,2,3… Click on this … Continue reading Maspeth Federal to award $500 to 5 local teachers

Health Department to conduct adulticide treatment on Thursday

On Thursday, August 22 between 8:30 a.m. and 6 a.m. the following morning, the Health Department is conducting another adulticide treatment to reduce mosquito activity and the risk of West Nile virus. Trucks will spray pesticides in sections of Queens, including Maspeth, West Maspeth, Middle Village, Glendale and Blissville. In case of bad weather, the spraying will be pushed back to Monday, August 26 or … Continue reading Health Department to conduct adulticide treatment on Thursday

Participate in Relay For Life MV this weekend!

The annual Relay For Life of Middle Village is taking place this Saturday and Sunday. Maspeth native and lifelong resident, Leslie Orlovsky, first organized the inaugural event at Juniper Valley Park with local leaders back in 2003. While the event started out as a small event in the pouring rain, the event has grown larger every year since. Last year’s event drew dozens of survivors, … Continue reading Participate in Relay For Life MV this weekend!

Grand Avenue Street Festival this Sunday!

Looking for a fun family event this weekend? Well, you’re in luck! The annual Grand Avenue Street Fair is taking place this Sunday from noon to 5 p.m. The street fair will feature rides, exhibits, games, arts & crafts, live music, food and more! The fair will run on Grand Ave. from 72nd to 69th Streets. The event is sponsored by the Maspeth Chamber of … Continue reading Grand Avenue Street Festival this Sunday!

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

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

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