Latin music legends jam at Jazzmobile Block Party in Corona on Aug. 25
Photo courtesy of Louis Armstrong House Museum

This party is going to stop traffic. The Louis Armstrong House Museum will close off a section of 107th Street in Corona to throw its annual Jazzmobile Block Party on Thursday, Aug. 25. To take place between 34th and 37th avenues, this free blow out will kick off with the usual crafts workshop hosted by the Queens […]

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Evelyn DeCoursey, president of 110th Precinct Community Council, passes away
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Evelyn DeCoursey, the president of the 110th Precinct Community Council for almost 10 years, passed away on Aug. 20, the NYPD said. DeCoursey, a Corona resident, presided over Community Council meetings and helped to establish a strong relationship between cops and Corona and Elmhurst residents. She was 82. “Evelyn was a pillar in the community,” said Janine […]

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FDNY answers call for safety in Ozone Park amid rash of blazes started by kids playing with fire
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After three major fires across New York City over the last two weeks — one of them in Queens Village — FDNY Commissioner Daniel A. Nigro visited Ozone Park for an FDNY fire safety event on Monday to teach children the dangers of playing with fire. Each of the fires were started by unsupervised children […]

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State-of-the-art pre-K center focusing on STEAM classes will open near Hall of Science in Corona
Photo courtesy of Flickr/Erwin Bernal

Future scientists, mathematicians, engineers and artists will get a head start in their studies when a new pre-K center opens in Corona in 2019. According to the Department of Education, the city agency will team up with the New York Hall of Science (NYSCI) and the Department of Cultural Affairs to open a 250- to […]

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Astoria Park will get $30 million for capital improvements
Photo: Wikimedia Commons/ Rsmn

Mayor Bill de Blasio announced on Thursday that $150 million would be allocated to five city parks and Astoria Park was included in the list of lucky recipients. As part of the city’s new Anchor Parks initiative, these parks will receive money to initiate upgrades like new soccer fields, comfort stations, running tracks and hiking trails. More […]

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