Author: michaeldorgan

Man randomly punches woman inside Elmhurst subway station: NYPD

Oct. 4, 2023 By Michael Dorgan A man allegedly punched a woman in the face inside an Elmhurst subway station last week and police at the 115th Precinct are continuing their search for the suspect behind the attack. The victim, 24, was on a staircase inside the 90th Street-Elmhurst Avenue station at around 4:50 p.m…. Read more »

Jackson Heights bodega sells $1 million Powerball lottery ticket

Sept. 28, 2023 By Michael Dorgan Check your ticket! A bodega in Jackson Heights has sold a $1 million winning lottery ticket, lottery officials said. The store, 37th Ave. Grocery Inc., is located at 82-06 37th Ave., and workers there sold the ticket for the Powerball draw on Wednesday, Sept. 27. The bodega is situated… Read more »

Rep. Meng announces $1.9 million in funding for two western Queens nonprofits

Sept. 28, 2023 By Michael Dorgan Two nonprofit groups in western Queens have been awarded nearly $1.9 million in federal funds to help serve residents across the borough, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng announced on Tuesday, Sept. 26. Meng said that $1.6 million has been allocated to Make the Road New York, an immigrant services provider… Read more »

Shake Shack to open at Heritage Tower in Jackson Heights next year

Sept. 27, 2023 By Michael Dorgan Shake Shack, the New York-based global casual fast-food chain, is set to open a new location in Jackson Heights next year. The company, known for its Angus beef burgers and hand-spun milkshakes, will open some time in 2024 at the Heritage Tower, a recently renovated nine-story office building located… Read more »

St. Leo Catholic Academy in Corona celebrates centenary with family BBQ

Sept. 26, 2023 By Michael Dorgan A Catholic school in Corona held a family back-to-school barbecue on Sunday, Sept. 23, to celebrate its 100th year of serving the community. St. Leo Catholic Academy, located at 104-19 49th Ave., first opened its doors in 1923 and has helped around 5,000 students graduate from the institution, according… Read more »