Maspeth residents still split over new Principe Park renderings
RIDGEWOOD TIMES/Photo by Anthony Giudice

It seems difficult to please anyone regarding proposed renovations to a Maspeth park. After community members were undecided on the Parks Department’s first set of renderings for the $5.7 million redesign of the ballfields at Maspeth’s Frank Principe Park, a second group of renderings was presented during Community Board 5’s (CB 5) Parks Committee meeting at Maspeth Town […]

Read More...

Whitestone Boy Scout cleans up local churchyard
Photos courtesy of Hunter Brink

A Whitestone teen improved a local churchyard with the help of members in his local Boy Scout troop. Hunter Brink, 17, organized a cleanup of the courtyard in Whitestone’s Immanuel Lutheran Church as part of his project to achieve the Eagle Scout rank in the Boy Scouts of America. Hunter was able to gather 25 volunteers […]

Read More...

What to do in Queens this weekend and beyond

See a World Premier theatrical production, attend a vintage items and collectibles auction, properly dispose of unwanted tech gadgets, and do more at these events around Queens Saturday, Jan. 9 The Secret Theatre presents the WORLD PREMIERE run of “City Girls and Desperadoes,” a strictly limited 10-dates-only series of performances from January 7th through January […]

Read More...

Baseball Hall of Famer Mike Piazza’s greatest moments as a Met

Mike Piazza is in the Baseball Hall of Fame! The former Mets All-Star catcher, one of the greatest to play the position, was finally selected by the Baseball Writers of America to enter the hallowed halls of Cooperstown after four previous attempts. Though starting his career with National League rival Los Angeles Dodgers in 1992, […]

Read More...

Finally! Former Mets catcher Mike Piazza elected to baseball’s Hall of Fame
File photo

Updated Jan. 7, 9:45 a.m. On his fourth attempt at reaching Cooperstown, former Mets catcher Mike Piazza was voted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame Wednesday by the Baseball Writers of America (BBWAA). Regarded as perhaps the best hitting catcher of all time, Piazza hit 427 home runs over his 14-season career while playing for the […]

Read More...

Skip to toolbar