Queens leaders and community residents expressed concerns recently about how the Flushing West development might affect the community, both Queens Tribune and Queens Chronicle report.
A report reveals that more than 100,000 additional seats are needed, especially at schools in immigrant communities, El Diario reports.
This edition of CUNY TV’s “Independent Sources” features segments on the continuing impacts of Hurricane Sandy, on the environment and the lives of survivors, and the bilingual children’s book “Sofi and the Magic, Musical Mural,” set in the South Bronx.
Unlike last year, Mayor Bill de Blasio arrived punctually for the 14th anniversary memorial of the tragedy, El Diario reports.
In an interview with The Korea Times, New York State Assemblyman Ron Kim fought back against a New York Times article which said that support from the Korean nail salon industry has induced him to gradually withdraw his support for state legislation regulating the nail salon business.
All-star cricket teams with leading cricket players from around the world kick off a three-match tour of the U.S. at Citi Field on Nov. 7, reports News India Times.
A local nonprofit, Korean Community Services of Metropolitan New York (KCS), has opened a mental health clinic in Flushing, writes The Korea Times.
Director Frederick Wiseman tells Desi Talk he wanted to present a “new group of immigrants” in his documentary “In Jackson Heights” – among them, South Asians, who he observed strive to preserve their cultures and religions.
Mexico Blvd.’s food truck won’t be serving the lunchtime crowd in midtown anymore, reports Astoria Post.
Get set for the Momo Crawl, which last year drew 800 to Jackson Heights restaurants to sample the Himalayan steamed buns, writes QNS.com
Three years after Hurricane Sandy, residents of Far Rockaway continue to deal with reconstruction and with a fear of Nature’s wrath, El Diario reports.
The Nepali festival of Dashain was marked at a celebration sponsored by the advocacy group Adhikaar in Queens.
More than half of Queens’ residents 65 and older are foreign-born, Queens Tribune reports.
Chinese massage parlors selling sex services are spreading from Queens into Long Island, law enforcement officials and others tell World Journal in the wake of the recent Nassau County arrest of some Flushing owners and managers.
As Mets fans are ecstatic about their return to the World Series, Latinos are especially proud of Latino players on the team, El Diario/La Prensa reports.