Big Apple Circus, a beloved non-profit that entertained families for decades, won’t be coming back for the 2016-17 season after not meeting its $2 million fund-raising goal. The New York staple has entertained families since 1977 with annual performances in Cunningham Park in Fresh Meadows and Lincoln Center in Manhattan.
A Fresh Meadows resident who scammed more than $87,000 from the American Red Cross and New York City by wrongly claiming to be a Hurricane Sandy victim has received a three-year conditional discharge, New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced in a statement last Thursday.
Sajid Javed, 45, of Fresh Meadows has been arrested and charged with being involved with a health care fraud scheme having to do with nine pharmacies in Queens and Brooklyn, according to a statement from the U.S. Department of Justice released on Wednesday.
1.) The Hudson Pointe at Riverdale Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation in the Bronx sold for $19.9 million. SentosaCare, New York’s largest for-profit nursing home, acquired the facility and an adjacent vacant lot along Henry Hudson Park. It’s the latest of several pricey buys SentosaCare made in the area.
Queens is one of the most desirable places to move into for many Americans and immigrants alike. For decades the borough has been flourishing economically and culturally. Fresh Meadows is a specific town in the county which we recommend to anyone looking to buy or rent an apartment in the area.
The Big Apple Circus is a non-profit organization dedicated to bringing joy and wonder to people of all ages. They provide award-winning family entertainment featuring extravagant acts from acrobats, jugglers, aerialists, clowns and animal trainers. Every year they pitch their world renowned circus tent in Cunningham Park, a breath-taking 358-acre park in Fresh Meadows, Queens.
Police were looking for information about an individual with ties to a burglary in Fresh Meadows. The incident took place May 5 at a house near 174th Street and Glawin Avenue, in the confines of the 111th Police Precinct.
DOT, 107th Precinct and electeds aim to increase traffic safety
At one of the borough’s busiest intersections — Union Turnpike and Utopia Parkway — elected and appointed officials on Thursday touted an initiative to make the 107th Precinct a safer place.
Eleven people were hospitalized — including more than a half dozen teenagers — after a school bus collided with a car in Queens early Tuesday, officials said.
The yellow school bus struck a dark-colored sedan on 167th St. and 73rd Ave. in Fresh Meadows about 8:10 a.m., officials said.
Cleaning gutters is not something that anyone likes to do. This is because it is quite a tedious job. But cleaning the gutters of your home is essential for maintaining your home. After all, the clogged gutters of your house can play havoc with the drainage system of your home and harm it.