Free STEM class for children this Saturday

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Do you want your little ones to become more interested in STEM?

The Learning Lab is hosting a free STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) class for kids in kindergarten through second grade.

According to staff, the STEM program integrates all the components of STEM and encourages children to pursue inquiries that are relevant to them. Using the engineering design process, children identify problems, develop possible solutions, and test and evaluate solutions.

The Learning Lab also states that the program will support children in recognizing science and math, engaging in creative thinking, improving logical reasoning skills and collaborating as part of a team.

The Learning Lab is located at 97-16 Metropolitan Avenue. You cab find tickets at


Forest Hills Library reopens after roof repairs


The Forest Hills Library reopened yesterday after roof repair was done to the building.

The repairs took two months and cost $650,000 which was funded by Council Member Karen Koslowitz. Originally, the construction was supposed to be done last November but it was delayed due to the weather.

The library has resumed it’s normal schedule.

Last week, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced that the Rego Park Library would receive a major facelift.


Summer Sale at MK Vision Center on Continental Ave.

Summer is here!

Bathing suit? Check! Sunscreen? Check!

Sunglasses? Time to switch up your eyewear!

MK Vision in Forest Hills wants to improve your summer swag by offering “buy one pair and get a second pair 20% OFF” in-store in Forest Hills.

So, you can get some new shades and get a second pair for your Dad for Father’s Day at 20% OFF.  Already got your Dad a gift? We’re sure that your significant other would appreciate a new pair of shades.

Offer is valid in-store only. MK Vision Center is located at 107-29 71st Ave, Forest Hills, NY 11375. You can call them at (718) 575-8288 .

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The city will decide on the QueensWay in a few months

A decision on the QueensWay might be coming within the next few months, according to Mayor Bill de Blasio at a recent town hall in Rego Park.

The 3.5-mile stretch of land and old tracks between neighborhoods such as Forest Hills, Glendale, Rego Park, Richmond Hill, Woodhaven and Ozone Park, has been the subject of many debates in the area. So far, two projects, the High Line-inspired linear park QueensWay and the public rail service QueensRail are the frontrunners for what the space should be used for.

While the MTA is analyzing the transportation option, the city is currently trying to determine how much the Queensway would cost taxpayers, de Blasio said.

The city’s decision could come “as early as a few months from now.”

“We’re closing in on a final decision,” he added.