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

Crafty Maspeth Man Lights Up Empty Bottles of Booze with His Bright Ideas

BY MATT CAPUTO  Jeff Madlinger, a Maspeth resident, has trouble parting with a bottle of booze even after the last drop. “Some of the bottles are so good looking that you hate to throw them away and I would always try to find something to use it for,” said Madlinger. “So, about eight years ago I started turning them into lamps and people really liked … Continue reading Crafty Maspeth Man Lights Up Empty Bottles of Booze with His Bright Ideas

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. Please follow and like us: Continue reading 104 Pct. Community Affairs Detective Bell Retires

Maspeth Parade Group Hosts Holiday Event Monday

The United Veterans & Fraternal Organizations Group is the association of volunteer organizations in Maspeth that make sure the Maspeth Memorial Day Parade goes off every year. Anyone can lend support by attending their holiday party this Monday, December 9th from 7-9PM at the Kowalinski Post at 61-57 Maspeth Avenue. Come and make a donation or come on in and just say hello and thank-you … Continue reading Maspeth Parade Group Hosts Holiday Event Monday

Holiday Festival at Maspeth Library this Saturday

The Friends of the Maspeth Library is hosting a holiday festival at the library on Saturday, December 7, starting at noon. Festivities will include a magic show in the meeting room, holiday face painting and crafts in the children’s room and a holiday concert starting at 2:30 p.m. The NYPD will also be providing Safe Child ID’s. You won’t want to miss this fun and … Continue reading Holiday Festival at Maspeth Library this Saturday

Maspeth Chamber hosts annual tree light ceremony

The Maspeth Chamber of Commerce is hosting its annual tree lighting ceremony on Friday, December 6 at 6 p.m. at Maspeth Memorial Square. The free event will includes all sorts of fun activities, such as free raffles, entertainment and even a visit from Santa. You won’t want to miss this holiday season event in the heart of Maspeth. Please follow and like us: Continue reading Maspeth Chamber hosts annual tree light ceremony

A legacy as tall as a skyscraper

James F. Lomma was responsible for building the modern New York City. And while his untimely passing surprised all who knew him, he leaves behind an impressive life with skyscrapers as testaments to his legacy.  Lomma owned numerous successful and respectful crane companies, including J.F. Lomma Inc., TES Inc, and the Maspeth-based New York Crane. His life in the crane industry began as an independent … Continue reading A legacy as tall as a skyscraper

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

3 Sons Restaurant offering complimentary wine & rose on Valentine’s Day

This Valentine’s Day (Wednesday, February 14th), couples who dine in at 3 Sons in Maspeth will receive a rose and complimentary glasses of wine with their dinner. So, load two arrows onto one bow – cupid’s bow that is, and capture her heart with dinner and a beautiful red rose. “Each Valentine’s day, many couples celebrate their love at 3 Sons. We have been in the community … Continue reading 3 Sons Restaurant offering complimentary wine & rose on Valentine’s Day