2018-09-26 E-Edition

CSCA Holds Street Rally for Public Lands & Parks



The outdoor meeting called by the Court Square Civic Association last Saturday on Dutch Kills Street, near Jackson Avenue, addressed the topic of under-utilized land, all of it public, that could be converted to small strips of parkland and green space.  This is not a new idea, said Pedro Gomez, CSCA president, since it has been considered and in some […]

Public Scoping Meeting Held Concerning LIC Innovation Center



There was a meeting held twice on Monday last week and called a “draft scope of work for the preparation of an environmental impact statement” (EIS).  It was presented at the CUNY Law School by TF Cornerstone Inc. and the New York Economic Development Corporation and was related to an imposing project on and near the East River that bears […]

3 Newborns, 2 Adults Knifed In Flushing Carnage



A disturbed worker at a Flushing boarding house for “Chinese tourists” stabbed three newborns and two adults before turning a knife on herself on September 21.The stabbings began just after 3:30 am in Mei Xin Care, a boarding house on 161st Street in Flushing where workers cared for babies whose parents paid thousands of dollars to guarantee US citizenship.Police said […]

St. Francis Prep To Host Annual Open House



On Saturday, October 13, St. Francis Prep will host its annual Open House for prospective students and their families at noon.  There will be auditorium and departmental classroom presentations.  Tours, led by students and teachers, will take place every 15 minutes. Attendees will be able to experience their new facilities.  There will also be a financial aid room, for families […]

In the Footsteps of Byzantium: Meeting the Catholicos of the Armenian Apostolic Church In Echmiadzin, Armenia



“The Armenian Church, the depository of patriotism and faith, had preserved the old culture. It was the church which revived and protected “the soul of the Armenian people Its head is the Catholicos, who resides at Holy Echmiadzin, near Yerevan, the capital of Armenia.”“The Armenian Apostolic Church is seen by many as the custodian of Armenian national identity. It is […]

Weathering The NYC Hurricane Season



Nothing changes like the weather, especially during the hurricane season when strong winds and flash flooding can wreak havoc on neighborhoods. Meteorologists agree that severe weather should be taken very seriously, since it can be dangerous to you, your pets, and your property. Hurricane season officially began in New York City on June 1, but real New Yorkers know that […]

DSNY: Curbside E-Waste Pickups To Begin October 1



Beginning October 1, residents living within Community Boards 1 through 6 in western Queens will be able to place their electronic waste (e-waste) curbside for collection by the Department of Sanitation (DSNY).New York Coty residents have been banned from placing e -waste curbside with their other trash and recyclables because e-waste can be toxic to handlers. Studies have also shown […]

$3.7K Theft From LIC Construction Site



Police are searching for a man who made off with $3,700 worth of construction tools and materials during a robbery at a Long Island City development site.Cops said the suspect walked into the site construction site at 40-05 Crescent Street in Long Island City at about 3:30 a.m. on August 28 and walked off with $3,700 worth of tools and […]

30-04 Crescent Street



Developers have released plans for a 7-story apartment building at 30-04 Crescent Street, across the street from Mount Sinai Hospital of Queens.The building will rise 70-feet and will feature 14 units on 7,035-feet of residential space, with three apartments on each of floors two through five. The sixth and seventh floors will each feature one residential unit.Plans call for a […]