July 7, 2010 RSS feed / Features

Residents Tour Neighborhood Gardens Despite Storm Damage

Douglaston residents, still recuperating from the storm that caused heavy damage to the neighborhood just forty-eight hours before, turned out on June 26 for the first annual house and garden tour. More...

Onorato Bill To Recoup Millions In Lost Revenue Passes Both Houses

Both houses in Albany have passed legislation sponsored by state Senator George Onorato that cracks down on the practice of employee misclassification in the construction industry. More...

Queens Plaza Improvements Outlined At LICBID Breakfast

Speakers at the fifth annual breakfast meeting of the Long Island City Business Improvement District, held at Silvercup Studios at the end of June, discussed improvements on Queens Plaza and Jackson Avenue and the rise of Gotham Center and the Tishm More...

DEP: Broken Fan On Wards Island Caused Stench

City Councilmember Peter Vallone Jr. More...

Charter Revision Commission Holds Last Public Forum

The New York City Charter Revision Commission held the fifth and last of a series of public issues forums on the subject of land use in Queens. More...

Free Synagogue Of Flushing To Hold Concert

On Sunday, July 18 at 3 p.m., the Free Synagogue of Flushing, 41-60 Kissena Blvd., in Flushing will hold a concert by internationally known violinist Hisaya Sato and pianist Albert Lotto. More...

West Nile Virus Found In Queens Neighborhoods

Mosquitoes carrying West Nile Virus have surfaced in two Queens neighborhoods, health officials said. The infected mosquitoes were found in Auburndale and South Jamaica. This was the first time this season the virus has been detected in the city. More...

AHTBCA Hears LIC Waterfront Plan Proposal

Green Shores NYC, a non-profit community group that works to enliven the Astoria and Long Island City waterfront from Newtown Creek in the south to Bowery Bay in the north, and the Trust for Public Land, a national, nonprofit, land conservation organ More...

CALDC Kids ‘Summer Fun’ Starts July 7

The Central Astoria Local Development Coalition (CALDC) 2010 Summer Fun Children’s Series opens July 7 with Tuesday morning performances at Athens Square Park, 30th Avenue and 30th Street and Wednesday morning performances at the Dutch Kills Pl More...

Gianaris’ Energy Consumer Bill Of Rights Passes

Assemblymember Michael Gianaris (DAstoria) announced that the senate this week joined the Assembly in passing his Energy Consumer Bill of Rights that establishes consumer safeguards to end aggressive and deceptive tactics by energy companies offerin More...

Kavanagh Subs For New CO At 108th Precinct Council

Deputy Inspector Thomas Kavanagh, new commanding officer of the 115th Police Precinct, came back to the 108th Precinct, his former command, to speak at the 108th Precinct Community Council meeting on June 29 one last time. More...

Follow Social Security On Facebook And Twitter

It seems that these days everyone is on Facebook. It’s hard to believe that as recently as 2006, Facebook didn’t even exist. More...

Dromm Opens Summer Plaza On 78th Street

On Thursday, New York City Council Speaker Christine Quinn, Councilmember Daniel Dromm, Health Commissioner Dr. More...

Acid Spill In Woodside

On June 29, firefighters from Hazardous Materials (HAZMAT) Co. 1 of FDNY Squad Co. More...

The Pulpit

Times and dates are subject to change. Please call event sponsors to confirm. All Nations Baptist: More...

$2G Reward For Info On Piano Vandalism

Police are checking surveillance tapes at Athens Square Park and from local merchants to see if they can catch a glimpse of the individual(s) or a getaway car used by the suspects who on June 25 all but destroyed a piano installed at Athens Square P More...

New Plates Reflect License Plate History

On April 1, the Department of Motor Vehicles introduced the new New York state license plate, “Empire Gold”. The plate features navy blue writing against a yellow background with a navy decal of New York state located in the middle. More...

Van Bramer Hails Student Ballroom Dancers

During the New York City Council monthly meeting this June, City Councilmember Jimmy Van Bramer presented the Ballroom Dancers of P.S. 152 in Woodside with a Proclamation of Honor for their stellar performances and outstanding achievements. More...

Copyright 1999-2014 The Service Advertising Group, Inc. All rights reserved.