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Port Authority selects Queens restaurant owners to operate new cafeteria at JFK Airport

The Port Authority announced its partnership with J&P Runway Café, a local minority- and women-owned business (MWBE) to operate an on-airport employee cafeteria inside Building 14 at JFK International Airport. J&P Runway Café is a new venture spearheaded by successful Queens restaurateurs Annette Runcie, owner of Pa-Nash Restaurant in Rosedale, and Michael Duncan, owner of […]

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Two men killed in separate shootings over the weekend in Queens: NYPD

Two men are dead following two separate shooting incidents in Queens over the weekend. A 23-year-old man was killed early Sunday morning in a shooting in Long Island City and an hour later, a 25-year-old man died after being shot in Springfield Gardens, according to the NYPD. In total, there have been 26 shooting incidents […]

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Tropical Storm Isaias causes widespread power outages across Queens

BY JASMINE PALMA As Tropical Storm Isaias ravages the East Coast, the rain and high winds have caused an estimated 33,000 Con Edison customers to experience power outages in Queens on Tuesday, Aug. 4. Con Edison Vice President of Emergency Preparedness Matthew Sniffen reported that Isaias has brought with it the third most outages to […]

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Two Taiwanese organizations donate 50,000 masks to be distributed in Queens

BY JASMINE PALMA The Taiwanese Chamber of Commerce of New York (TCCNY), in cooperation with the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in New York (TECO-NY), donated 50,000 masks this month, soon to be distributed across Queens. “As New York City carefully embarks upon the road to recovery and rebuild, our future hinges on remaining vigilant […]

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Applications open for several vacant seats on Queens Community Education Councils

BY JASMINE PALMA In anticipation of the coming school year, Acting Queens Borough President Sharon Lee announced Tuesday the start of the application process to fill six vacant positions on several of Queens’ Community Education Councils (CECs). The application is open to New York City residents who either reside, own a business or run a […]

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