Tag: transportation

New chair elected for Queens Community Board 1

Feb. 21, 2024 By zgewelb Feb. 21, 2024 By Ethan Marshall Queens Community Board 1, which covers parts of Long Island City, Astoria and Woodside, elected Evie Hantzopoulos as its new chair during the most recent meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 21 at the Astoria World Manor, at 25-22 Astoria Blvd. Hantzopoulos has been a member of the community board since 2010, including as chair of the housing committee. She takes over the role from Marie Torniali, who reached her term limit. In addition to her work with Community Board 1, Hantzopoulos is also the executive director of Queens Botanical Garden…. Read more »

MTA adding extra service on 7 line, Long Island Rail Road during U.S. Open

Aug. 22, 2023 By Bill Parry Officials from the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) helped kickoff U.S. Open Fan Week on Aug. 21 at Corona Yard adjacent to the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center at Flushing Meadows Corona Park, where the main draw gets underway from Monday, Aug. 28, and will run through Sunday,…
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