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City On Heightened Alert Following London Bombing

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New 14-Story Residential Building In Jackson Heights

A 14-story, mixed residential/retail building will soon rise near the heart of the Jackson Heights neighborhood.According to design plans released by the developer, the new building at 71-17 Roosevelt Avenue will feature 95,000-square-feet of residen More...

Addabbo Pitches In With JCCRP’s Rosh Hashanah Food Distribution Effort

NYS Senator Joe Addabbo helped distribute food for Rosh Hashanah at the Jewish Community Council of the Rockaway Peninsula (JCCRP), along with its Executive Director Moshe Brandsdorpher. More...

Chazaq Honors True Patrons Of The Community At First Legislative Breakfast In Forest Hills

Chazaq has come far in the last 10 years. The organization was conceived as a vehicle to ensure that every Jewish person receive their due heritage. More...

Meng Announces Construction Of Elevators, More At Flushing-Main Street LIRR Station

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Pheffer Amato At GallopNYC Open House For Horse Therapy

On September 10, at Sunrise Stables in Howard Beach, Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato (D-Howard Beach) attended the annual Open House for GallopNYC, a program that provides therapeutic riding for children and adults with special needs and other dis More...

Addabbo Swears In President Of The Forest Hills Civic Association

NYS Senator Joe Addabbo inducted Chris Collett as the new President of the Forest Hills Civic Association. More...

Ridgewood Democratic Club’s Panel On Constitutional Convention

On September 15, the Ridgewood Democratic Club (RDC) held a panel discussion on the constitutional convention ballot question.   After each panelist spoke on their side of the issue they welcomed questions from those in the audience.  More...

FDNY: Stay Safe With These Fire Safety Tips

Queens fire officials are reminding city residents to remain alert to fire dangers inside their homes and are urging tenants and homeowners to make sure they have working smoke alarms installed in every room. More...

Restaurant of the Week

QUEENS BULLY

Queens Bully opened in July on the site of the former Baluchi’s Indian restaurant. More...

Editorials

Autumn Leaves Arriving

This Friday, September 22 is the official start to autumn, the season of sumptuous colors, cooler and more comfortable temperatures – all pluses as far as we are concerned. More...

Letters to the Editor

Disruptive Decision  To The Editor:  More...

UCCA Celebrates 25th Anniversary With Bash In Astoria

On Thursday evening, September 14, the United Community Civic Association turned 25 years young. More...

Community Board 1 Cabinet Resumes Monthly Meetings

This month, the Community Board 1 cabinet resumed its monthly meetings after the summer break. More...

It’s In Queens! (Sept. 21 to Sept. 27)

It’s another week of festivals – hip hop, honey, Oktober, food, maker, and farm – in the borough. But Muppets, divas, Latin music, interpretive dance, and Chance the Rapper are also in the mix. More...

Addabbo Meets With Ozone Park Boy Scout Troop 588

Boy Scout Troop 588 in Ozone Park was visited by NYS Senator Joseph Addabbo, Jr., who discussed legislation, state governmental matters and local issues. More...

Chancellor Farina, Education Leaders & Elected Officials Cut Ribbon Of New STEAM Lab At PS 201

On Tuesday September 19, the excitement level was very high at Public School 201, The Discover School for Inquiry and Research: A STEAM Magnet School,   More...

Support Assembly Bill To Provide Kosher And Hallal Food To Public School Students

On Tuesday, September 5 the Chazaq organization, along with Agudath Yisrael of America and Assemblyman David Weprin joined a diverse gathering of advocacy groups in front of City Hall. The rally called for the city to make kosher and hallal lunc More...

Letter To The Editor:

A Symbol Of Pride

To The Editor:I want to express my strong disapproval of the mayor’s proposal to remove the Christopher Columbus statue from Astoria Blvd. The removal of the statue will demoralize all Americans of Italian heritage, like myself.  More...

Start Or Grow A Business, Learn Skills, Get Certified With QEDC This Fall

With programs to assist small business owners, entrepreneurs, home improvement contractors, minorities, immigrants, and women, the Queens Economic Development Corporation announced its list of fall services on September 12.First up is the 12th annual More...

Pheffer Amato Helps Prepare Rosh Hashanah Food for Needy

On September 15, Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato (D-Far Rockaway) helped package and prepare food for the Jewish Community Council of the Rockaway Peninsula (JCCRP)’s Rosh Hashanah food distribution drive. More...

Senior Critical In Hit-Run

A 71-year-old Jackson Heights man remains in critical condition this week, after he was struck in a hit-run on September 13. Cops said the victim was attempting to cross Northern Boulevard near 65th Street at about 4 p.m. More...

Deliveryman Critical In MTA Bus Crash

A 31-year-old food deliveryman was critically injured when his moped collided with an MYA bus near Citi Field on September 11. Cops said the man was delivering an order of Indian food as he traveled west on Roosevelt Avenue at Shea Road at about More...

Political Page

I On Politics

EXPANSION OF SENIOR CITIZEN, DISABLED PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTION: Calling it “a long overdue action to help struggling homeowners make ends meet,” NYS Senator Joseph P. Addabbo Jr. More...

Ready To ‘Dive In’ To City Council Race

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Powhatan Democratic Club Members Register Voters

Brunch and happy hour became civic engagement events this weekend as members of the Powhatan Democratic Club organized a pub crawl to register voters. More...

Features

Fatal Bus Crash On Northern Blvd.

Three people are dead after a horrifying collision occurred between an MTA bus and a private coach bus at the intersection of Main Street and Northern Boulevard during the early morning rush hour.  More...

Simotas Attends Back To School Event At Astoria Houses

Assemblywoman Aravella Simotas helped distribute over 400 free backpacks to school children at a community barbecue and family fun day at the Astoria Houses on September 9. More...

New Electric Transmission Line To Be Installed In Northwest Queens

Con Edison is installing a new underground electric transmission cable from Long Island City to Corona to help support long-term service reliability for residents and businesses in the growing borough.  More...

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