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

Crowley jumps into Queens borough president race

Former Maspeth Councilwoman Elizabeth Crowley is running again for Queens borough president. After placing second last year to eventual winner Donovan Richards in the primary, Crowley has filed to run again in this year’s primary. Crowley lost by more than 12,600 votes last year. She received 28 percent of the vote, which fell short to Richards’s 36 percent. But Crowley led the field in fundraising … Continue reading Crowley jumps into Queens borough president race

Join the Queens Solid Waste Advisory Board now

Borough President Donovan Richards is now accepting applications to serve on the Queens Solid Waste Advisory Board. QSWAB is tasked with advising the borough president on issues such as waste, recycling, resiliency and environmental equity. Find the QSWAB application online at queensbp.org/swab. The application deadline is February 26. QSWAB will meet monthly. The group must consist of no fewer than 20 members chosen by the … Continue reading Join the Queens Solid Waste Advisory Board now

Ardila announces raising $40K in City Council race

City Council candidate Juan Ardila has raised over $40,000 in his campaign to unseat incumbent Councilman Bob Holden. According to the latest filings, Ardila has raised nearly $41,000, and received another $74,000 in matching funds. Holden, by contrast, has also raised nearly $43,000, putting the two campaigns in good positions moving forward in the race. According to Ardila’s campaign, he had over 500 individual donations … Continue reading Ardila announces raising $40K in City Council race

Temporary barrier on Metro causes traffic concerns

On Metropolitan Avenue in front of the Metro Mall, fences and a barrier erected onto the sidewalk and part of the road has created a potential problem for motorists. At last week’s Community Board 5 meeting, board members brought up a complaint that the temporary barriers are blocking too many lanes along the thoroughfare. The Rentar Plaza site is notably where Amazon will take up … Continue reading Temporary barrier on Metro causes traffic concerns

No Curbside Parking – 70 St Wednesday & Thursday

No Curbside Parking, Driveway and Roadway Lane Access Restrictions 70th Street between 54th Ave and 52nd Ave subgrade improvements – excavation, compaction, backfilling and restoration – 100 to 150 feet at a time No Parking on residential street…. east side of 70th Street between 53rd Road and 53rd Ave Beginning January 19th Tuesday – January 21st Thursday 7am – 6pm Residents are advised to move vehicles by 7:00am on January … Continue reading No Curbside Parking – 70 St Wednesday & Thursday