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Addabbo Hands Out Vision Zero Materials In The Rockaways

As part of the NYC Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Vision Zero outreach program, State Senator Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. More...

Peralta Endorsed By Democratic Senators; Education Priority

State Senator Jose Peralta announced two more endorsements recently. “I am excited to announce endorsements from two outstanding fellow Democratic Senators: Luis Sepulveda and Roxanne Persaud. More...

Jazz In The Sky

An evening of jazz for a good cause! Join Flushing House on Friday, September 14 at 7 pm for an evening of LIVE JAZZ, eating, drinking and dancing on the Flushing House rooftop overlooking the city. More...

14th Annual Forest Hills Jazz Thursdays – Free Outdoor Concerts

The Forest Hills Chamber of Commerce announced the annual Forest Hills Jazz Thursdays, free outdoor jazz concerts that will be held from August 16-23, 7 pm, on 70th Road between Austin Street and Queens Boulevard. The show will go on, rain or shine. More...

In The Footsteps Of Byzantium: Basilica Of St. Vitale, Ravenna, Italy

The Symbol of Byzantine Art and Mosaics is the Basilica of St. Vitale, in Ravenna, Northern Italy. It is a city of civilization that goes back millenniums (thousands of years), mentioned by Ancient Greek historians. More...

Queens Based Start-Up, Fama Cash, Begins!

On August 4, Fama Cash celebrated the formal launch of their new and exciting product  Fama Cash is a NYC-based startup that has developed a new digital wallet app that allows consumers to easily send money to anyone around the world. More...

Toddler Hospitalized In Three-Story Plunge

Two quick-thinking Sunnyside women helped save the life of a 2-year-old boy who was clinging to a third floor fire escape on Saturday evening.  Cops said the women heard the boy crying and spotted him dangling from the fire escape at about More...

$3.6M ADA Renovation For Steinway Library

Queens Library President and CEO Dennis Walcott and NYC Department of Design and Construction (DDC) Commissioner Lorraine Grillo joined Queens Borough President Melinda Katz, Council Member Costa Constantinides, NYS Senator Jose Peralta and Assembly More...

Restaurant of the Week

Metro Diner

Since 1991 the Metro Diner has been serving the quiet hamlet of Middle Village and beyond. More...

Seniors

Tips for Living With Low Vision

Dear Savvy Senior, What resources can you recommend to help seniors with vision loss? More...

Features

Maloney Releases Congressional Staff Report On GOP ‘Tax Scam’

Congress Member Carolyn B. More...

NYLCV Releases 2018 State Environmental Scorecard

The New York League of Conservation Voters (NYLCV) has announced the release of its 2018 Environmental Scorecard, reflecting how state legislators acted on important environmental and public health issues.  More...

This July Set To Be Safest On Record In City

A 2% drop in the number of index crimes recorded last month compared to the number compiled in July 2017 makes July 2018 the safest on record putting the city on track to finish 2018 with under a total of 100,000 index crimes for only the second time More...

Man Found Dead On Astoria Sidewalk

Police are investigating the death of a Queens man whose body was discovered on an Astoria sidewalk on August 9th. Cops responding to 911 calls at about 12:48 a.m. More...

Cuomo Celebrates Opening of Skanska-built Flyover Ramp at LaGuardia AirPort

Skanska executives and employees working on the transformation of LaGuardia Airport’s Terminal B celebrated the opening of a new flyover ramp on Tuesday at a press conference with Governor Andrew Cuomo and Port Authority of New York and New Jersey Ex More...

Addabbo Glendale Homeless Shelter ‘Ill-Conceived’

State Senator Joe Addabbo released a statement on the Glendale homeless shelter: “Here we are again, fighting the mayor’s office on yet another ill-conceived homeless shelter plan in our community. More...

Peralta Presents State Citation To Hero Rookie Cop From The 115th Precinct For Saving Baby

State Senator Jose Peralta presented a State Citation to police officer Osvaldo Nuñez, assigned to the 115th Police Precinct, for saving the life of an infant girl who was unresponsive when her mother brought her to the precinct. More...

Exhibit Featuring Local Artists At Jade Restaurant

The Jade Restaurant at One Station Square in Forest Hills has mounted the work of artists Cheryl Cuddeback and Bob Murphy.Come visit Jade’s Art Exhibit Hall by the back bar and behold a plethora of art work. More...

Woodhaven BID’s Back To School 2018 Sales Promotion

The Woodhaven Business Improvement District will sponsor their Back to School Promotion on Saturday, August 25, from 1 pm – 4 pm at the Forest Parkway Plaza area, and also along Jamaica Avenue, its “Everything Avenue.” There will be clowns, facepaint More...

It's In Queens! (August 9 Through August 15)

Get ready for a jam-packed week with dragon boat races, a field day battle with Brooklyn, Greek octopus stew, comedy, free corn, a monkey king, a raga-massive, and oh-so-much live jazz.Aug. 9, The Princess and the Frog, Aug. 12. More...

On the Road in Greece: Social Issues Highlighted in Arcadian Teachers’ Production

“Athens has more Old Age Homes than schools.” Biting lines on 2018 life in a play produced by The Theatrical Group of the Primary Education Teachers Arcadia. More...

Announce Big Changes At St. Andrew’s Church Site

The Episcopal Diocese of Long Island has filed plans to develop a five-story apartment building at 46-09 31st Avenue in Astoria, the former home of St. More...

Political Page

I On Politics

AVELLA ON SHSAT STUDY ‘CONCEALED’ BY NYC DOE: NYS Senator Tony Avella released a statement on the 2013 SHSAT study commissioned by the city Department of Education that was finally released for the first time on August 3: “The New Y More...

World Breastfeeding Week Begins

On August 1, the start of World Breastfeeding Week, Astoria residents held a Latch-On event to support nursing mothers and drive support for Assembly Member Aravella Simotas’ bill, the Family A More...

Editorials

Let’s Make It A Date!

Everyone knows we have no shortage of the finest food in the entire world right at our collective doorsteps! Every neighborhood is like a mini country, and some comprise several countries. More...

Letters to the Editor

23rd Ave. Chaos   More...

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