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Maspeth Memorial Day Parade: A heartfelt tribute to military service members

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May. 29, 2024 By Anthony Medina Maspeth residents, clad in patriotic reds, whites and blues, gathered on Grand Avenue on Sunday, May 26, for the much-anticipated Maspeth Memorial Day Parade, which featured an impressive array of participants this year. The Maspeth Memorial Day Parade kicked off promptly on Sunday afternoon at Walter Garlinge Park, located…
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Queens Borough President endorses Johanna Carmona for the 37th Assembly District race

May 6, 2024 By Czarinna Andres Queens Borough President Donovan Richards has endorsed Johanna Carmona for the New York State Assembly, significantly boosting her campaign in the competitive race for the 37th Assembly District encompassing Long Island City, Sunnyside, Woodside, Maspeth, Blissville, Hunters Point, Middle Village and Ridgewood. Richards’ endorsement is a key development in… Read more »

Elmhurst street co-named in honor of former Grandstand bar owner John Browne

June 13, 2023 By Michael Dorgan An Elmhurst street corner has been co-named after the former owner of the Grandstand Pub and Restaurant, a beloved Irish American bar that closed last year. The intersection of Simonson Street and Grand Avenue is now known as John Browne Way, named after the publican John Browne who died… Read more »