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Glendale’s oldest Halloween parade offers a ‘spook-tacular’ night of tradition and creativity


Nov. 1, 2023 By Anthony Medina The annual Myrtle Avenue Halloween Day Parade brought together hundreds of costumed children for a ‘spook-tacular’ night in Glendale on Tuesday, Oct. 31. The Myrtle Avenue Halloween Parade continues to run every year thanks to the people who started and maintain the tradition, the Glendale Kiwanis Club. In being trusted with capturing and welcoming all to the community in the spirit of Halloween for well over 50 years, this year’s parade saw many familiar and new faces, especially those members from the East Coast Car Association, who always decorate their cars in thrilling themes….
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NYPD defeats FDNY in fundraising basketball game in Maspeth

May. 5, 2023 By Gabriele Holtermann FDNY firefighters from Engine 286/Ladder 135 — also known as the Myrtle Turtles — and NYPD officers from the 104th Precinct laced up their basketball sneakers for a friendly game of hoops in front of a sold-out crowd at Martin Luther School in Maspeth on April 28. The Myrtle…
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Kiwanis Club of Glendale offering scholarships to students in Glendale, Ridgewood

Apr. 19, 2023 By Elijah Hamilton The Kiwanis Club of Glendale is continuing its decades-long tradition of offering the Kiwanis Scholarship Award to aid students living in both Glendale and Ridgewood. The group will choose several students living in the communities of Glendale and Ridgewood who show academic excellence and have a sustained record of…
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