April 15, 2009 RSS feed / Features

Ferraro Endorses Gioia For PA Post

City Councilmember Eric Gioia received a major boost in his campaign for New York City Public Advocate with a recent endorsement from former Congressmember Geraldine Ferraro. More...

Power Plant Expansion Won't Hike Environmental Impacts

The New York State Board on Electric Generation Siting and the Environment (Siting Board) last Tuesday, April 7, approved amendments to the Astoria Energy LLC Certificate of Environmental Compatibility and Public Need to commence construction of ph More...

Librarian David Cohen To Celebrate 100th Birthday

David Cohen, a noted pioneer in the fields of multicultural librarianship and intellectual freedom, will celebrate his 100th birthday on May 24 at Flushing House, 38-20 Bowne St., Flushing, where he became a resident in the summer of 2005. More...

FIASQ Establishes Earthquake Relief Fund

Last Wednesday, April 8, City Councilmember Peter F. Vallone Jr. and his father, former City Council Speaker Peter F. More...

Term Up, Vogt Is No Longer Sunnyside Chamber Head

The Sunnyside Chamber of Commerce conducted its March meeting at the end of the month, rather than in the middle, holding new elections that marked the end of a threeyear term as president for John Vogt. More...

Thompson: Water Rate Hike Is 'Back Door Property Tax'

New York City Comptroller William Thompson says city residents are being "ripped off" on their water bills. More...

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THE ORIGINS OF PASCHA AND GREAT WEEK

In worship we encounter the living God. Through worship God makes Himself present and active in our time, drawing the particles and moments of our life into the realm of redemption. More...

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4 Queens Schools To Get New Playgrounds

Thousands of public school children will be surprised this September as they return to schools with brand new play spaces. More...

Infrastructure Plan For Willets Pt. Moves Forward

In an action described as another significant milestone in the planned development of Willets Point, the New York City Economic Development Corporation has issued two separate Requests for Qualifications (RFQ) for firms to provide construction mana More...

American Airlines Flies Kids' Letters To U.S. Troops In Iraq

Many schools attended by Iraqi children severely lack supplies. More...

Senior Listings

Meet & greet, play games, support, counseling & respite services, training, education & assistance, health seminars & programs, dancing, entertainment & much more—all available at your local center. Get involved in volunteering your talents. More...

Crowley, P.S. 87 Students Protest Library Cuts

City Councilmember Elizabeth Crowley was joined by some 55 second grade students and their teachers from P.S. More...

Imam To Speak At Free Synagogue Of Flushing

Imam Shamsi Ali, leader of the Islamic Center of New York (the 96th Street mosque), the Jamaica Muslim Center and Masjid Al-Hikmah in Astoria, will attend the Sabbath evening service on Friday, April 24 at 8 p.m at the Free Synagogue of Flushing, 4 More...

NRG Energy Is 1st 2009 CALDC Concerts Sponsor

NRG Energy, Inc., operator of Astoria Gas Turbines, made a $10,000 contribution to the Central Astoria Local Development Coalition (CALDC) Waterfront Concert Series. More...

CALDC Publishes 'Dine Astoria Guide 2009'

The "Dine Astoria Guide 2009" is now in print. The popular guide, published by the Central Astoria Local Development Coalition (CALDC), contains the wide range of dining establishments flourishing in Astoria, from the casual to the elegant. More...

East Bayside Homeowners To Debate Church Construction

Property owners and residents on 210th Street in Bayside are less than delighted at the prospect of a Korean church putting up a house of worship in their neighborhood. More...

Shootings, Murders Increase In 2008, Gun Arrests Drop

The City Council Public Safety Committee, Councilmember Peter F. Vallone Jr., chairman, on April 7 held a hearing on crime statistics. More...

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