February 3, 2010 RSS feed / Features

Lobsterfest Is Back At London Lennie’s

Climb out of your winter shell and get your tail to London Lennie’s for a lobster feast sure to hit your sweet spot! London Lennie’s Seafood Restaurant, located at 63-88 Woodhaven Blvd. More...

Former 114th Pct CO Visits Meeting

Detective William Bravo and Police Officer Juan A. Brito are, respectively, members of the 114th Precinct detective squad and PSA 9. More...

New Speed Bumps Irritate Astoria Residents

In December, 49th Street in Astoria was repaved between 28th and 25th Avenues. Two new speed bumps were put in place after being removed in 2005 for renovations, but local residents have mixed feelings about the new installations.   More...

Flushing House Offers Incredible Two Week Stays

Senior citizens can find out what it’s like to live at Flushing House, their friendly neighborhood retirement residence, through an inexpensive Two Week Stay to see what the excitement is all about.   More...

CALDC 30th Anniversary Is Wager Tribute

E lected officials, community leaders,   members and   More...

Dutch Kills Civics Battles Developer

Tempers flared at a meeting last week of the city Board of Standards and Appeals (BSA), where Dutch Kills activists faced off against a developer seeking permission to continue construction of a high-rise hotel in the Long Island City community. More...

$150 M For 9/11 Health Benefits; Lawmakers Say ‘Not Enough’

Possibly responding to New York legislators’ displeasure at President Barack Obama’s reneging on a promise to support funding for ailing 9/11 responders, the White House announced last Thursday that Obama will ask Congress for $150 milli More...

Grand Re-Opening Of The Sunnyside Branch of QBPL

The Sunnyside branch of the Queens Borough Public Library celebrated its grand re-opening on January 22 by showing off its $2.3 million renovated exterior and interior improvements which included a new roof, complete with skylight, flooring, paint a More...

Bread-Breaking Ceremony Opens BJ’s Flushing Store

In a unique twist on a traditional ribbon cutting, BJ’s Wholesale Club celebrated the grand opening of its Flushing store with a bread-breaking ceremony on Saturday, January 30. (L. More...

FIAOQ Installs Officers

On January 23, the Federation of Italian- American Organizations of Queens installed officers in a ceremony at the Istria Sport Club, 28-09 Astoria Blvd., Astoria. Joseph DiPietro was installed as president by state Senator George Onorato.   More...

108th Precinct Cop Nabs Burglar Through Credit Cards

In January, a Cop of the Month ceremony marked the first 108th Police Precinct Community Council meeting since November. More...

Astoria Remembers Sanitman

Residents and business owners along a stretch of Ditmars Boulevard in Astoria shared shock and grief this week over the death of Frank Justich, a city Sanitation worker who greeted them with a smile and left them with fond memories of a really nice More...

Taminent Endorses Simotas For Assembly

Last Thursday, the Taminent Regular Democratic Club, based in Astoria, endorsed community activist, attorney and lifelong resident of Astoria Aravella Simotas for the 36th Assembly District. More...

Padavan, Senate GOP Unveil Job Creation Plan

The state lost 269,000 jobs last year and in an effort to get more New Yorkers back to work, state Senator Frank Padavan and his Republican colleagues unveiled a plan last week that they say will create more jobs and retain businesses and employees More...

Queens Gazette Makes Facebook Friends

Of the numerous Internet trends that are becoming popular in today’s media, Facebook is possibly the most rapidly expanding Web site among teenagers and adults alike. More...

Stavisky Honored

State Senator Toby Ann Stavisky (DFlushing), chair of the senate Higher Education Committee, on Wednesday, January 27 received a medal from Farid Hairullovich Mukhametshin, chairman of the State Counc More...

Bloomberg: Pull Fire Boxes To Save Cash

Mayor Michael Bloomberg last week set off a firestorm of controversy by suggesting that the city pull fireboxes off the streets to save money for the cash-strapped Big Apple. More...

114 Civ-OP, LIC H.S. Honors Society Clean Graffiti

The 114th Precinct Civilian Observation Patrol (114th Civ-OP) and the ARISTA Honors Society of Long Island City H.S., a group of LICHS students who carry out and support community outreach programs and events to promote a healthier community to live More...

Long Island City H.S. On State ‘Makeover’ List

State education officials last week released a list of 57 schools, including 10 Queens high schools, that could be shut down if they fail to improve performance scores and graduation rates.   More...

Elmhurst Hospital Hosts Second Annual Pedestrian Injury Summit

On Friday, January 22, physicians, hospital administrators, transportation and traffic safety experts and community activists gathered at Elmhurst Hospital Center (EHC) for the second annual New York City Summit on Pedestrian Injury. More...

Astoria Bowl Holds Grand Opening

Astoria Bowl, the former Maric Lanes, located at 19-45 49th St., Astoria, held a grand opening ceremony on January 30 to herald the continued existence of a bowling facility in the area. More...

Alma Bank Opens Broadway Branch

Alma Bank celebrated the grand opening of its fifth and newest branch, at 41-02 Broadway, Astoria, on Saturday, January 30, declaring that its extensive banking services are driven by its passion to help “our people in our community”. More...

The Pulpit

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