Kew Gardens Arts Welcome to Kew Gardens Arts Kew Gardens Council for Recreation and the Arts, Inc. is an organization that brings people together by supporting cultural, educational and social community activities.     KEW GARDENS OUTDOOR ART FAIR   premier centerpiece of KEW GARDENS COMMUNITY ARTS DAY 2022   Saturday, September 10, 2022, 11:00am-6:00pm (rain date: Sunday, September 11th)   Location: Lefferts […]

Community News

NYPD: Murders Plummet, All Other Crimes Spike in 2022 Every major crime, except for murder, spiked in 2022, compared with the same time period in 2021, NYPD officials said last week. Six of the seven “majors,” (major crimes) including rape, robbery, assault, burglary, grand larceny and grand larceny auto were up citywide compared with the same time period last year, […]

Construction Completed on Astoria Boulevard Bridge

State transportation officials have completed a $17 million rehabilitation project on the Astoria Boulevard Bridge. Gov. Kathy Hochul said in a prepared statement. The project includes a new roadway deck, LED lighting and a new drainage system for the heavily trafficked span located above the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway ramp, Hochul said. As part of the project, existing steel beams on the […]

Adams Calls for Paper License Plate Crackdown

Mayor Eric Adams last week called on city cops to crack down on vehicles with paper license plates, saying officers should view the plates as an indicator that a motorist “is up to no good.” Flanked by NYPD Transportation chief, Kim Royster, at a July 5th press conference in Queens, the mayor said, “When you see people using these paper […]

NYPD: Bikers Pull Off 3 Queens Robberies in Less than One Hour

Police are searching for a gang of eight masked, armed bikers who tore through three Queens neighborhoods terrorizing, attacking and stealing personal property from three victims in less than one hour on July 6th. Cops said the suspects struck first just before 11 a.m., when two men on a motorbike pulled up in front of a 21-year-old woman outside 67-02 […]

Mattituck Transfiguration Church Festival Fun

Festivals are a break from the stresses of life. A time for kids and parents to have fun. Seeing people from different places and communities makes an enjoyable time to socialize. The Transfiguration of Christ Greek Orthodox Church  in Mattituck had a Food Festival with vendors on Friday through Saturday July 8-9th. On Sunday, July 10th, free refreshments from the […]