September 15, 2010 RSS feed / Features

Gillibrand Tours Crystal Windows Factory

United States Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-New York) recently toured the Crystal Window & Door Systems primary production facility in College Point. More...

Crowley Hails Social Security 75th Anniversary

On Tuesday, September 7, Congressmember Joseph Crowley (D-Queens-The Bronx) hosted a public forum on Social Security at the CCNSCatherine M. Sheridan Senior Center to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the enactment of Social Security. More...

Vallone, Gianaris: Let Large Trucks Use GCP To BQE

City Councilmember Peter F. Vallone Jr. More...

Queens Library Lays Off 44 Workers To Close Budget Gap

Four months after a rally to save libraries, 44 Queens Library workers lost their jobs on September 3. More...

Crowley Addresses 9th Anniversary Of September 11

On September 11, Congressman Joseph Crowley (DQueens, The Bronx), the six-term representative from the 7th Congressional District of New York and a member of the powerful Ways and Means Committee and the Committee on Foreign Affairs, commented on th More...

Queens Airports Provide Many Travel Options

Queens holds two major airports: LaGuardia Airport and John F. Kennedy International Airport, known as LGA and JFK, respectively. More...

Generations Meet At Parker Grandparents’ Day

Parker Jewish Institute for Health Care and Rehabilitation, a 527-bed facility that offers a constellation of inpatient short-term rehabilitation/sub-acute care and long-term care/skilled nursing programs complemented by a comprehensive array of hig More...

Japanese Artist Takes On Queens

M ieko Anakawa, a painter from Japan, is making a name for herself in Astoria. More...

Day Of Service In Astoria Park

City Councilmember Peter Vallone Jr. More...

Astoria Park Gets Quality Of Life Patrol

Screeching tires, blaring radios, piles of litter and crowds of nocturnal noisemakers have long plagued a stretch of Shore Boulevard, prompting angry joggers and area residents to seek solace in other parts of Astoria Park. More...

Community Board #1 AGENDA

AGENDA REGULAR MONTHLY MEETING & PUBLIC HEARING TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 2010 7PM at THE ASTORIA WORLD MANOR, 25-22 ASTORIA BLVD., ASTORIA More...

‘Last Play At Shea’ Documentary Premieres At Citi Field

On August 21, fans came to Citi Field for an evening premiere of the documentary, “The Last Play At Shea”. More...

Hardy Bugs Are Eating Up The Gulf Mess

The disaster in the Gulf has been plenty grim. I don’t envy paymaster Kenneth Feinberg, who has now taken over BP’s $20 billion compensation fund. More...

St. Michael’s Holds Ninth Annual 9/11 Memorial Service

St. Michael’s Cemetery in East Elmhurst observed its ninth annual 9/11 Memorial Service on September 10. More...

Environmental Health Education Campaign Kicks Off

Philip Landrigan, M.D., MSc, Dean for Global Health and chair of the Mount Sinai Department of Preventive Medicine, joined Queens Borough President Helen Marshall on September 8 to announce the launch of the Queens Children’s Environmental Hea More...

UCCA Holds 9th Annual 9/11 Candlelight Memorial Ceremony

The United Community Civic Association (UCCA) and the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PANY/NJ) held their ninth annual Memorial Candlelight Ceremony in McManus Memorial Park, 81st Street and the Grand Central Parkway service road in Astori More...

Gianaris Won’t Let Bed Bugs Bite

Assemblymember Michael Gianaris (D-Astoria) on August 30 announced that Governor David Paterson signed into law his Bed Bug Notification Bill for New York City public schools. More...

DKCA Meets New 114th CO, Hears Zoning Issues

At the September meeting of the Dutch Kills Civic Association, Assemblymember Margaret Markey handed out shopping bags, Deputy Inspector Stephen Cirabisi introduced himself as the new commander of the 114th Police Precinct and DKCA President Jerry W More...

114th Precinct Welcomes New CO

Deputy Inspector Stephen Cirabisi ended a fouryear stint as commanding officer of the 107th Precinct in Flushing on August 2, when 114th Precinct Commanding Officer Deputy Inspector Paul Vorbeck retir More...

Fashion’s Night Out Celebrated In LIC

Fashion’s Night Out was celebrated on September 10 with a kickoff event at Ethereal Boutique, 47-38 Vernon Blvd., Long Island City. More...

The Pulpit

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

Roof Collapse Rains Debris On Jackson Heights Street

Several row houses at 32-10 to 32-20 85th St., in Jackson Heights were damaged and a total of 18 persons affected when the common roof collapsed at around 3:30 p.m. on September 10. More...

Seaburn Books, Gazette Sponsor Poetry Contest

Astoria’s aspiring poets are invited to enter their works in the neighborhood’s first international poetry competition, featuring poets from all over the world. More...

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