May. 30, 2023 By Julia Moro On Friday, May 26, the second annual Memorial Day Ceremony in Kissena Park brought live music, local dignitaries, veterans groups, a presentation of the Colors by members of the Francis Lewis High School JROTC, a flower-laying ceremony and more to the Flushing community. Those in attendance included Councilwoman Sandra… Read More
May. 23, 2023 By Ethan Marshall Several northeast Queens elected officials came together on May 19 to celebrate District 26 PTA Presidents’ Council President Cathy Grodsky as she prepared to leave her post. Among those who came together to honor Grodsky were former Councilman Barry Grodenchik, Assembly members Nily Rozic, David Weprin and Ed Braunstein,… Read More
Apr. 26, 2023 By Ethan Marshall Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz and the NYPD on Wednesday, April 26, announced the launch of the Flushing Merchants Business Improvement Program to help aid local merchants in preventing disruptive and unwanted activity within their businesses. Katz was joined by NYPD officials, members of the Flushing business community and… Read More
Lawmakers from every corner of Queens gathered on March 22 in the state capitol to call on Gov. Kathy Hochul to include funding for an MTA fare freeze and a free bus pilot in the final state budget as negotiations continue through April 1.
Mar. 7, 2023 By Ethan Marshall State Senator John Liu and Assemblyman Edward Braunstein issued a proclamation Monday, March 6, recognizing Community Board 11 member Bernie Haber, 94, for his 53 years of service. After joining the board in 1969, Haber had been the longest serving member in New York City until his retirement. “Bernie… Read More