Sidewalks near a Howard Beach school are dangerous, parents say
P.S. 146 Via Google

Drop off and dismissal isn’t as safe as it used to be at P.S. 146 in Howard Beach, Queens. The sidewalk near the school’s main entrance on 99th Street has been seriously damaged, with pieces of the pathway missing or cracked, according to school officials. While some parts of the sidewalks have been replaced, much of […]

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Celebrate the music of the Beatles at Glendale concert fundraiser
Photos courtesy Queens West Kiwanis Foundation

Hey Jude! The Queens West Kiwanis Foundation is holding a fundraising concert event next month in Glendale, featuring the band Yesterday and Today, “a tribute to the music of the Beatles.” All funds raised will go to the Queens West Kiwanis Foundation — a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit foundation that is comprised of all the Kiwanis Clubs […]

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Queens-bound lanes of Midtown Tunnel closed on weeknights for three months
Photo courtesy of MTA

The Queens-bound lanes of the Midtown Tunnel will be closed on weeknights for three months so that the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) can conduct repairs from damage sustained by Superstorm Sandy. The closures began last night and will continue for 12 weeks on Mondays through Fridays, according to the MTA. One lane will remain open in […]

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“Tiles” for “Tots”

Queens’ Tiles Unlimited joins “Toys for Tots” to help spread holiday joy this season After its 2-time participation on the popular NBC television series, “George to the Rescue,” with a third just announced, Tiles Unlimited continues its commitment to “Making a difference one square foot at a time,” by serving as a drop-off location this […]

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Queens Chamber of Commerce honors business people of the year
THE COURIER/Photo by Alan Ngai

The Queens Chamber of Commerce honored their Business People of the Year with awards presented during a gala event Thursday night at Terrace on the Park. Executive Director Thomas Grech remarked on the constant evolution of the Chamber, including initiatives such as the newly formed real estate committee. “Please know that every action we take […]

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