March 20, 2019 RSS feed / Features

Maloney Organizes Community To Condemn Rising Anti-Semitism

Congress Member Carolyn B. More...

United Community Civic Association Holds Free Shredding Event

The United Community Civic Association (UCCA) held its annual Free Community Shredding event on Saturday, March 16th, from 10 am-1 pm at the parking lot at St. Francis of Assisi Church (21-17 45th St., Astoria). More...

City Council Celebrates Greek Independence Day

The City Council recognized Greek Independence Day in the Council Chambers at City Hall on March 11th. More...

SHAREing & CAREing’s Annual Survivors And Family Wellness Event

SHAREing & CAREing hosted its annual Survivors and Family Wellness event on March 2nd, at Riccardo’s by the Bridge. More...

Hellenic Film Society USA Presents Olympia At MMI

The Hellenic Film Society USA announced its presentation of a screening of Olympia, a new documentary about Oscar winner Olympia Dukakis, at the Museum of the Moving Image in Astoria on Sunday, March 31st at 3 pm. More...

Local Artists Display Their Works

Queens Borough President Melinda Katz attended the opening reception of the Southern Queens Park Association’s 17th annual art exhibition on March 3rd, visiting with artists and SQPA board memb More...

The Queens Chocolate Fest

The first annual Queens Chocolate Fest will be on Sunday, March 24th at Queens College, Fitzgerald Gymnasium (65-30 Kissena Blvd., Queens, NY 11367) from 10 am to 5 pm. More...

CB 1 Meets At Kaufman Astoria Studios

Community Board 1 held its March meeting at Kaufman Astoria Studios.  More...

QEDC’s New Programs For Aspiring And Established Business Owners

Looking to serve established business owners, emerging entrepreneurs, and immigrants who don’t speak English as a first language, the Queens Economic Development Corporation will partner with the Astoria Worker Initiative to launch two new cour More...

The Pulpit

ASTORIA ADVENTIST CHURCH:  Fridays, 7 pm: Small group video seminar, More About Jesus, with Christian writers and speakers Maurice Venden and Lee Venden.  Saturdays, 11 am: Bible Study and Prayer Group. More...

Maloney Holds Census Town Hall

Congress Member Carolyn Maloney held a town hall on March 16th, “What the 2020 Census Means for New York.” The following speakers participated: Melva Miller, Association for a Better NY; Natalia Aristizabal, Make the Road NY; and Mayra Al More...

Mayoral Control Of City Schools May End In Near Future

Mayoral control of public schools, a policy in New York City since 2002 with periodic approval of the state, expires on June 30th.  A public hearing by the Senate Standing Committee on New York City Education, chaired by Senator John Liu, was he More...

NYC Parks Appoints Michael Dockett Queens Borough Commissioner

NYC Parks Commissioner Mitchell J. Silver, FAICP, announced the appointment of Michael Dockett as borough commissioner of Queens Parks. More...

Flushing Bank’s 21st Annual St. Patrick’s Day Luncheon At Donovan’s

Flushing Bank’s Commercial Real Estate department held its 21st Annual St. Patrick’s Day Luncheon at Donovan’s Restaurant in Bayside. More...

Historic Struggles Formed Modern-Day Greece

Greeks all over the world, but especially here in New York City, will celebrate Greek Independence Day this March 29. More...

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Jenna Citron

Jenna Citron has just been named executive director of Queens College Hillel. More...

Phase 2 Property Expansion For Resorts World Casino New York City

Resorts World Casino New York City announced that Plaza Construction has been selected as construction manager for phase two of Resorts World’s expansion project, which includes the building of a new four-star hotel, additional gaming space and More...

QCBA’s Judiciary, Past Presidents, Golden Jubilarians Night

The annual Judiciary, Past Presidents, and Golden Jubilarians Night of the Queens County Bar Association (QCBA) was held on Tuesday, March 12th. Over 140 Queens attorneys and judges attended the event. More...

Ex-Convict Pleads Guilty In Queens Bank Robberies

A 40-year-old ex-convict pleaded guilty on March 12th to a series of bank robberies in Queens over a six-week crime spree last summer, including an Alma Bank branch in Astoria. More...

Fables, Presented By RIOULT

RIOULT Dance NY in partnership with La Guardia Performing Arts Center (LPAC) presented Artistic Director Pascal Rioult’s Fables, a family-friendly production of the Queens Borough Community Dance Project. More...

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