Richmond Hill

Tons of Trash Avoids Landfill

Tons of Trash Avoids Landfill

  A recycling event sponsored by State Senator Joseph Addabbo last Sunday was a major success, with more than 11 tons of electronics and paper…

Park Opening Yields Mysterious Tombstone

Park Opening Yields Mysterious Tombstone

Updated, see below On September 12, 1912, Leon Nascimbene arrived in New York City onboard the Kaiserin Auguste Victoria, a passenger ship sailing from Cherbourg,…

Volunteers Clean Bayside Cemetery

Volunteers Clean Bayside Cemetery

About 40 people including neighborhood residents, Boy Scouts, community activists and Councilman Eric Ulrich and his staff, armed with more than 30 rakes and boxes…

Remembering The Holocaust

Remembering The Holocaust

Members of the congregation at the Rockwood Park Jewish Center gathered on Sunday for Yom Hashoah Observance, a remembrance of the Holocaust held every year…

Pheffer to Leave Assembly

Pheffer to Leave Assembly

Legislator Will Resign Seat to Take Over as Queens County Clerk As The Forum went to press on Wednesday evening, we learned that Assemblymember Audrey…

Ideas Wanted for Queens Design Projects

Ideas Wanted for Queens Design Projects

“Wouldn’t it be great if the old, abandoned [Long Island Railroad track] running from Forest Park to Rockaway Beach was turned into a simpler version…

Queens Cleans Up For Earth Day

With Earth Day around the corner, Queens politicians and community groups are asking residents to think sustainability. On April 30, Councilwoman Elizabeth Crowley, the Communities…

Free Help for Struggling Homeowners

Thousands of Queens homeowners are in threat of losing their homes. As the foreclosure crisis grew, nefarious companies and banks started targeting desperate homeowners in…

CB9 Welcomes New Members

Community Board 9 finally has a complete board of 50 members after accepting four new appointees this month. Marian Molina, from Ozone Park, Maharani Singh…

Board 10 Starts Year with New Members

Community Board 10 held its first meeting of the new fiscal year last Thursday and discussed livery cabs and Skyway, the homeless shelter in South…

Counting Down to New York Census Battle

Results Show Growth of Only 1,300 Residents in Queens Over the Last Decade Since the 2010 Census results on New York’s population were released, the…