It’s In Queens! (March 31 to April 6)

Queens offers something for just about every taste under the sun this week. Enjoy Latin music, Japanese art, Ukraine relief, Italy-meets-Senegal, Canadian pop, Chinese Opera, Russian lovers, backyard chickens, and the hottest sneakers in the world. March 31, Oye Como Va: A Tribute to the Great Women of Latin Music, 7 pm. Deborah Resto, who has recorded with Christina Aguilera, […]

Supply Drive For Ukraine

  Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato (D-South Queens) rolled up her sleeves over the weekend with dozens of volunteers and worked to package and organize supplies for one of the largest Ukraine drives. Solent Freight Services had partnered with community groups: Ozone Park Residents Block Association, Kiwanis International of Woodhaven and Ozone Park, Lions Club International of Ozone Park, Woodhaven and […]

Preregister for Kickoff to Kindergarten in April

Preregister Now for Kickoff to Kindergarten Program for Ages 3-5. Learn to prepare your child to be a successful reader in our Kickoff to Kindergarten (K2K) program for families with children ages 3-5. This program is offered in English and Spanish. To learn more, watch our video. This program empowers parents and caregivers to be their child’s first teachers and […]

Empire State Building Hosts Legendary Coach Otto and Greek Soccer Stars

Photos Courtesy of Empire State Realty Trust On Wednesday, March 23, the Empire State Building hosted Legendary German Soccer Coach Otto Rehhagel and European Champion Greek National Soccer Team Stars Giorgos Karagounis and Antonis Nikopolidis to celebrate the premiere of the critically acclaimed film, “King Otto,” just released in the United States nationwide (on March 25).

Italian Charities of America’s Saturday Night Dances Return

“Since 1951 Italian Charities of America’s dances are a longstanding tradition to fundraise for our non-profit organization and non-profit building. Our Saturday Night Dances are held in our ballroom and is a great event to dance and socialize with friends and family. We are happy to host such a fun filled event where lasting memories and friendships are made. Many […]

Public Poetry Reading & Book Launch

Poets Emily Hockaday and Jackie Sherbow will read from their recent chapbooks of poetry in the charming Moore Jackson Cemetery & Community Garden. Seating will be provided and a microphone will be in use. The ground cover of woodchips can present accessibility issues; please contact the event organizer with concerns. Children are welcome. Coffee and light refreshments will be provided. […]

Protect Your Child from Window Falls

By law, your landlord is required to install widow guards in all of your windows, if a child 10 years or younger lives with you – or if you request window guards (even if no children live with you). It is against the law for you to interfere with installation or remove window guards where they are required. Air conditioners […]

Shelter Client Threatens, Vandalizes With Pipe In Dutch Kills

Police at the 114th Precinct responded to 26 calls for assistance between March 1st and March 30th, involving clients at “Pam’s Place,” a shelter for homeless women at 40-03 29th Street in Dutch Kills (formerly the “Verve” hotel), according to NYPD data. Cops responded to a 911 call at the shelter just after noon on March 19th, where a 32-year-old […]

15-Years in 2020 Stray Bullet Slay

A 32-year-old Corona man has been sentenced to 15-years in prison for firing his illegal gun in the middle of the night, killing a Jackson Heights mother of three, Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz said. Issam Elabbar, of Corona, was arraigned in October 2020, before Queens Supreme Court Justice Michael Aloise, on a seven-count indictment charging him with second-degree murder, […]

Crime Watch

Hunt Jackson Heights Playground Shooter Police are searching for a gunman who shot a 15-year-old boy inside a Jackson Heights playground on March 19th. Cops said the victim and the gunman were arguing inside Playground Ninety at Northern Boulevard and 89th Street at about 3:30 p.m. when the gunman pulled a weapon and shot the teen multiple times in the […]