February 15, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Miller Thanks Sacred Heart Students & Blessed Mother Sodality Of St. Mary Gate of Heaven

Assembly Member Mike Miller stopped by Sacred Heart Catholic Academy, where he thanked the students for their participation in his Valentines for Veterans drive. Local veterans Lieutenant Colonel Paul Schottehamel, who served in Vietnam, and Pet More...

Katz Queens Chamber Of Commerce

At the Queens borough president’s annual breakfast, sponsored by the Queens Chamber of Commerce and held last week at the La Guardia Marriott Hotel, Melinda Katz, introduced as the nineteenth holder of that office, said the breakfast is a yearly high More...

College Point Man Provides Force Health Protection For US Navy

A 2010 Benjamin Cardozo High School graduate and College Point native is serving in the US Navy at the Navy Environmental Preventive Medicine Unit Five (NEPMU). More...

Hundreds Get Inked Brooklyn Pop-Up Tattoo Parlor To Support Planned Parenthood

Early in the afternoon on February 8, a line of two hundred or so people wrapped around the block in front of Magick City in Greenpoint. More...

O’Neill Turns Up Heat On Sex Traffickers

More than two-dozen detectives from commands throughout the city have been reassigned to the Citywide Vice Enforcement Unit to beef up the NYPDs ongoing effort to combat human trafficking in New York City.Police Commissioner James O’Neill announced t More...

NYPD Urges Public To Keep Texting Crime Tips

Police are urging the public to continue texting crime tips to cops at local precincts. More...

Cops Hunt Suspects In Violent Corona Crimes

Police are searching for a group of heartless thieves who robbed and tortured a 58-year-old homeless man on February 7.Cops said the suspects spotted their victim at about 6 a.m. More...

Apply Now For Summer Youth Jobs

There’s no time like the present for young New Yorkers to apply for summer jobs through the Department of Youth and Community Development (DYCD).The Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) is accepting applications from New Yorkers 14-to-24 years old, More...

SHAREing & CAREing Holds Annual Benefit

The Annual Benefit & Silent Auction in support of SHAREing & CAREing was held on November 9. The unforgettable night, held at Riccardo’s by the Bridge, commemorated More...

Katz Visits ACA

Queens Borough President Melinda Katz joined former City Council Speaker Peter Vallone Sr. More...

Community Calendar

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Restaurant of the Week

Manor Oktoberfest

Bring the whole family, or a bunch of your friends to Manor Oktoberfest in Forest Hills, where you’re treated like family in a warm, gastropub atmosphere. Manor Oktoberfest is located on Yellowstone Blvd, between Queens Blvd. More...

Seniors

Getting Old Pays Off

Dear Savvy Senior, What types of discounts are available to baby boomers, at what age do they kick in, and what’s the best way to go about finding them? More...

Editorials

Happy Presidents’ Day

Every third Monday in February, the country observes Presidents’ Day. More...

Letters to the Editor

17 Years To Rebuild  To The Editor:  More...

LIC Partnership Breakfast Discusses Transfer of Business Ownership - Next Edition!

At the Long Island City Partnership’s first breakfast meeting of the year the meeting moderator had a statistic of great interest, given the day’s topic, Transfer of Business Ownership.  On average, she said, a business is sold once every three More...

Sunnyside Chamber Holds February Luncheon - Next Edition!

Brandon Mosley, an art director/designer, spoke at the February luncheon meeting of the Sunnyside Chamber of Commerce, held Valentine’s Day at Dayboat, 41-16 Queens Boulevard.  He was there to explain how those interested could market their busi More...

It’s In Queens! (February 16 to February 22)

Children are on school break, and it’s cold this week. No problem in Queens, where puppet slams, matinees, and workshops mix happily with concerts, plays, lectures, and a backyard bird count. Here are the details    More...

Miller Meets Residents and Staff Of Dawson Manor

Assemblymember Mike Miller stopped by Dawson Manor in Ozone Park to meet the residents and staff from YAI. “It was great to see everyone and spend time with the residents. More...

Band, Loose Buttons, Blows Buttons Off Unsuspecting Audience

HouGoLightly Media's latest best kept secret, Loose Buttons, is the music sensation currently gracing NYC locals with their majestic presentation of audible expression now being exhibited regularly at the Pianos music venue in Manhattan's East Villag More...

Freak Accident Kills Forklift Operator

A forklift driver loading cartons of auto parts in a van parked outside at an FDNY facility in Long Island City was crushed to death on February 10, police said. More...

Senator Jose Peralta Creates “Sanctuary District 13” to Protect Immigrant Communities and Families

Press release provided by Senator Peralta's office

At a moment when President Donald Trump’s federal raids and virulent, un-American policies threaten immigrant communities throughout the city and the state, Senator Jose Peralta (D-Queens) held an immigration forum at PS 19 on Wednesday and More...

Hunt Clues In Kissena Park Body

Police are awaiting the results of forensic testing by the city Medical Examiner’s Office to determine the identity and cause of death of a body found in Kissena Park on February 8.Cops said a jogger discovered the body that was too badly decomposed More...

Beware Energy-Saver Scam

Queens law enforcement officials are alerting residents to pull the plug on a door-to-door scam that promises lower energy bills.The scammers, in an attempt to lure-away Con Edison customers, are ringing bells at homes and apartments throughout weste More...

No Kidding – Apply Now For City Lifeguard Jobs

Mother Nature’s wrath of recent frigid, snowy weather has filled the heads of beach lovers with images of miles of sandy beaches and city pools with tepid temperatures as they sit idly by in anticipation of summer.City officials anticipating the arri More...

Kew Gardens Hills Library Project Back On Track

After being stalled for many years, the $9.4 million renovation of the Kew Garden Hills Library is proceeding at rapid pace that will allow the library to reopen this summer. More...

Political Page

Shake Up Time For Prez Trump?

President Donald Trump is in the second month of his four-year term, also the second month of the first 100 days in office, a time when he should be reaping reams of favorable publicity from the various sources of stories about his nascent administra More...

De Blasio, Van Bramer Monitor Snow Conditions At Ravenswood

Mayor Bill de Blasio was joined by City Council Majority Leader Jimmy Van Bramer and Residents Association President Carol Wilkins to monitor conditions at the Ravenswood Houses during the February 9 More...

Koo Brings Agencies And Fire-Damaged Businesses Together

Council Member Peter Koo hosted a workshop with the New York City Department of Small Business Services, the Flushing Business Improvement District, and the Legal Aid Society to assist local Flushing businesses impacted by last month’s fire on More...

Features

Irene Stathatos-Vasilakos

Irene Stathatos-Vasilakos has worked for the past 20 years in financial institutions as a banker and for insurance companies, the New York State Assembly, and has been employed with New York State Senate for the past six years.  More...

‘DeVos Is Not The One’ Says City

Despite strong opposition from the citywide Panel for Educational Policy, as well as several district community education councils, including Community District Education Council 30 in Queens, Betsy DeVos is ready to oversee nearly 100,000 public sch More...

Dutch Kills Civic Association

The Dutch Kills community is in the midst of major redevelopment. More...

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