Graduates from the St. Pancras class of 1966 and class of 2016, posed for the same photo inside St. Pancras Church this week. The class of 1966 recently celebrated their 50th reunion.
Photos courtesy Frank Kotnik, SPS Alumni Association.
A 53-year-old Glendale man was killed when his car was struck by a box truck in Long Island City on Monday.
Police confirmed that Bruce Lanzer, of 76th street in Glendale, was traveling southbound on 37th Street when his four-door sedan collided with a box truck traveling westbound on Review Avenue. The report says Lanzer failed to stop at a stop sign at the intersection before colliding with the box truck.
When police arrived at the scene they observed Lanzer with trauma to his body. He was taken to nearby Elmhurst Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.
The operator of the truck remained at the scene. At press time, there have been no arrests and the investigation is ongoing.
Councilwoman Elizabeth Crowley is hosting local business leaders at Glendale’s Mahalo New York Bakery on Friday to discuss a re-envisioning of Myrtle Avenue between Fresh Pond Road and 86th Street.
Currently there is $400,000 in capital funding that can be spent on the project.
See the flier for the event below, for more information or to RSVP:
The 104th/Glendale Civilian Observation Patrol is hosting their monthly meeting this coming Thursday at 8 p.m., St. Pancras School Pfeiffer Hall, 68-20 Myrtle Avenue, Glendale.
The agenda is as follows:
1: Minutes and Correspondence
2: Presidents Report
3: Patrol Activities
4: Old Business
5: New Business
GCOP is always looking for new members to join the patrol. Call Patrol Coordinator Elizabeth DeLaCruz at (718) 810-0011 to volunteer for a patrol.
In early 2016, Councilwoman Elizabeth Crowley allocated $1 million to fund four community projects through participatory budgeting. While the process just ended, the next round is already underway with a new site that solicits the community for ideas.
Check out the participatory budgeting site here to make your voice heard: https://vote.d21.me/vote/Vk-8iSaMZ/quick
Polling is open until June 15th.
The communities of Glendale and Ridgewood will honor the war dead and current veterans with their annual Memorial Day parade this weekend.
The parade is set to kick off at the Ridgewood Memorial Triangle at Myrtle and Cypress Avenues and end at the Glendale War Monument, near the intersection of Myrtle and Cooper Avenues.
The NYPD 104th precinct is hosting a community safety day in Glendale this July.
Today the precinct announced that the event, presented in conjunction with various NYPD departments, is going to take place on Monday, July 11 from 1-5:30 p.m. at the Glendale Yeshiva, 74-10 88th Street, Glendale.
Bring the whole family to climb the NYPD rock wall or take a bite out of crime with McGruff the Crime Dog.
See the flier below for more information:
Flynn & O’Hara, the uniform retailer, is hosting a job fair at the Shops at Atlas Park tomorrow. The event is taking place at their store from noon to 4 p.m.
For more information about the store or to apply online, visit them at https://www.flynnohara.com/
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The 104th Glendale Civilian Observation Patrol is celebrating 40 years of acting as the eyes and ears of the NYPD 104th with a party at Ridgewood’s Gottscheer Hall this weekend.
The event kicks off at 1 p.m. at Gottscheer Hall, 657 Fairview Ave, Ridgewood.
Tickets for the event are $40 for members and $55 for non-members. They’ll be available at the door. Call Jon Kablack at (917) 302-9484 to RSVP.
Read more about the group’s 40 year history and stories from past and present members in this week’s Glendale Register.