Community Board 5 of Queens Requests more Speeding Cameras in Maspeth

Gary Giordano, District Manager of Community Board 5 of Queens, sent a letter to the Borough Commissioner Nicole Garcia  requesting for more speed cameras and red light cameras in Maspeth. The letter refers to the specific areas of Grand Avenue, between 64th Street and 61st Street as well as the Saint Stanislaus School located on 61-15 Grand Avenue.  Please follow and like us: Continue reading Community Board 5 of Queens Requests more Speeding Cameras in Maspeth

Virtual Seminar: How the COVID-19 pandemic has affected health care, home care, and estate planning

Beacon Eldercare and ALJ Law hosted their first virtual educational seminar named “Dessert with Andrew and Yvonne” one month ago. Over 60 community members logged on to Zoom to hear from local experts, Yvonne Murphy and Andrew Jalooza, regarding how to help their loved ones live in their home longer and safer in an environment that they love. The first seminar was such a success, … Continue reading Virtual Seminar: How the COVID-19 pandemic has affected health care, home care, and estate planning

New to Maspeth, Grand Care Pharmacy is Already Your Neighborhood Friendly Drugstore

BY MATT CAPUTO PHOTO: ANDRÉ BEGANSKI Dr. Trevor Latchminarain, RPh, is relatively new to the Maspeth area. But in a short time, the pharmacist operating Grand Care Pharmacy (inside of Key Food at 66-56 Grand Ave.) says he has felt right at home.“I came to Maspeth in July of 2019 for an opportunity to own and operate my own pharmacy and I immediately loved the … Continue reading New to Maspeth, Grand Care Pharmacy is Already Your Neighborhood Friendly Drugstore

Maspeth’s Principe Park Set for Queens Symphony Orchestra Concert June 21st

On Saturday, June 19, 2021, at noon –  The Queens Symphony Orchestra will host a Percussion Show for Children with audience participation at Frank Principe Park, Maspeth. The park is on Borden Avenue at Maurice Avenue. The park has recently had a state of the art soccer field and two new artificial turf baseball/softball fields installed and is getting a ton of use every day. This … Continue reading Maspeth’s Principe Park Set for Queens Symphony Orchestra Concert June 21st

Martin Luther School’s MLS STREAMS® curriculum surges ahead

This Fall, Martin Luther School (MLS) surges ahead with MLS STREAMS®, their comprehensive curriculum that goes beyond STEM and STEAM and is only at MLS. MLS STREAMS® incorporates Science Technology, Religion, Engineering, Arts, Math and Service with the individualized attention for its students that MLS has become known for. “Ask any MLS student or parent and they will tell you that the teachers in every … Continue reading Martin Luther School’s MLS STREAMS® curriculum surges ahead

The Home Care Agency that saves you money while preserving your Generational Wealth

For nearly two decades, Maspeth’s Beacon Eldercare has assisted families in the five boroughs and Nassau County in identifying the best course of action to take when a loved one is no longer able to care for themselves. Amid COVID-19, their services proved extremely vital to the Maspeth and surrounding Queens communities. “The challenges brought on by COVID-19 reinforced how important family planning for sudden … Continue reading The Home Care Agency that saves you money while preserving your Generational Wealth

Holiday Inn Express Maspeth to Host First Responders, ‘Real Heroes’ at Special Rate

By Burlington Tifa The Holiday Inn Express Maspeth is opening their doors to first-responders and frontline workers who have been impacted by the pandemic. As COVID-19 restrictions soften, the Holiday Inn Express in Maspeth is offering frontline workers discounted room rates at their newly renovated hotel. NYPD, FDNY, hospital and home healthcare workers, NYC DOE teachers, and those working in other vital areas are now … Continue reading Holiday Inn Express Maspeth to Host First Responders, ‘Real Heroes’ at Special Rate

Sign up now for the virtual Queens jobs recruitment fair

Borough President Donovan Richards is continuing the series of virtual jobs recruitments fair for borough residents. The next fair is set for Thursday, February 18 at 2 p.m., and will be hosted in partnership with 10 featured employers, which can be seen above. “Our ultimate recovery and rebuild as a borough must center on connecting our unmatched talent with available employment opportunities as quickly and … Continue reading Sign up now for the virtual Queens jobs recruitment fair

Holden calls for indoor dining at 50 percent capacity

Maspeth Councilman Bob Holden wants New York City restaurants to be allowed to restart indoor dining at 50 percent. Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that starting Valentine’s Day, restaurants can allow diners to eat indoors at 25 percent capacity. Holden said that’s not enough. In a letter to the governor, Holden said he was disappointed by the decision. “You hold the faith of thousands of business … Continue reading Holden calls for indoor dining at 50 percent capacity