Tag: Woodside

Top-prize-winning lottery ticket sold in Woodside

Mar. 11, 2024 By Ethan Marshall A top-prize-winning New York Lottery ticket was recently sold at a Woodside store. The ticket for the “Take 5 Evening” drawing on Friday, Mar. 8, was sold at APNA Food and Oil Corp., located at 65-10 Queens Blvd. by the BP gas station. The winning ticket was for a… Read more »

Queens man fatally struck by LIRR train

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Feb. 25, 2024 By Ben Brachfeld

A Queens man was fatally struck by a Long Island Rail Road train early Sunday morning, according to the MTA.

New chair elected for Queens Community Board 1

Feb. 21, 2024 By Ethan Marshall Queens Community Board 1, which covers parts of Long Island City, Astoria and Woodside, elected Evie Hantzopoulos as its new chair during the most recent meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 21 at the Astoria World Manor, at 25-22 Astoria Blvd. Hantzopoulos has been a member of the community board since… Read more »

DA Katz continues crackdown on illegal motorbikes, takes another 133 scooters, mopeds off the streets of Woodside, Long Island City

Feb. 12, 2024 By Bill Parry Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz provided an update Friday on her ongoing crackdown with the NYPD on illegal scooters and mopeds in western Queens. Detectives from the DA’s office working with officers from the NYPD’s 108th Precinct in Long Island City and the 114th Precinct in Astoria searched 18… Read more »

Kelsey Grammer to visit Donovan’s Pub in Woodside, to promote brewing company

Jan. 16, 2024 By Christian Murray Kelsey Grammer, best known for his role as Dr. Frasier Crane in the hit-TV series “Frasier,” will be visiting Donovan’s Pub in Woodside next week to pour beers with the locals. Grammer, 68, whose character Frasier first appeared on the TV series “Cheers,” will be on hand to promote… Read more »