Category: Community


112th hosts annual Night Out Against Crime

Hits: 225 The 112th Precinct hosted its annual National Night Out Against Crime at the Forest Hills Jewish Center last Tuesday. The community-building event aims to strengthen the precinct’s relationship with the communities of Forest Hills...


Shalimar demolished but not all hope lost

Hits: 197Rego Park residents awoke one morning to see scraps of steel, wood, and bricks at 63-68 Austin Street, the spot where the classic Shalimar Diner once stood. Demolition began without notice two weeks ago. “I...


Officials denounce attack on Hindu priest

Hits: 230Queens elected officials gathered in front of the Shiv Shakti Peeth Temple in Floral Park on Tuesday to condemn last week’s attack on Hindu priest Swami Ji Harish Chander Puri. According to the pols, NYPD...


Austin Public BFTS team up to help local homeless

Hits: 195The Backpacks for the Street (BFTS) program started by two Queens residents is making an impact on the local homeless population. Jeffrey Newman and Jayson Conner, co-founders and co-executive directors of the nonprofit Together Helping...


Forest Hills Festival this Sunday!

Hits: 248 The annual spring edition of the Forest Hills Festival is happening this Sunday from 10 am to 6 pm! The festival will feature live music, crafts, unique merchandise, gourmet food, kids rides, wine &...

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