January 19, 2011 RSS feed / Features

Importance Of Social Media Stressed At Sunnyside Chamber

The first Sunnyside Chamber of Commerce luncheon of 2011 featured news of a new executive officer at the 108th Police Precinct and a talk about social media that got an enthusiastic response from the large gathering at Dazies Restaurant on Queens Bou More...

Bloomberg Meets With Vallones, Discusses Blizzard Over Soup

Councilmember Peter F. Vallone Jr. and former City Council Speaker Peter Vallone Sr. More...

City Moving Ahead With Master Bike Plan

Queens Department of Transportation (DOT) Commissioner Maura McCarthy conceded implementation of the city’s bicycle master plan was “a little bit volatile”. More...

Mixed Topics Discussed At Community Board 1 Cabinet

The first Community Board 1 cabinet meeting of 2011took place after a wellpublicized “good” snowfall, making Sanitation Department representatives the focus of much attention. More...

Flushing Prepares For Lunar New Year Parade

On January 12, Councilmember Peter Koo, Lunar New Year Festival Committee Chairman Peter Tu , Flushing Business Improvement District Executive Director Dian Yu have extended their invitation to all those interested in participating in the 2011 Lunar More...

Bayside Residents Share Your Story

Do you remember the building of the Throgs Neck Bridge and Clearview Expressway? More...

St. Nicholas Students Raise Money, Spread Holiday Cheer

The eighth grade class of the Saint Nicholas William Spyropoulos School in Flushing raised more than $600 for their church and for families in need. More...

Crowley Celebrates Korean New Year

On January 20, Congressmember Joseph Crowley (D-Jackson Heights) joined the New York Korean-American community for a New Year’s celebration hosted by the National Unification Advisory Council. More...

Ackerman Bill Closes Loophole To Easy Gun Purchases

Congressmember Gary Ackerman has reintroduced legislation which he says would stop the sale of thousands of guns sold to individuals without background checks. More...

Marshall, Councilmembers Will Hold Hearing On Snow Debacle

Queens Borough President Helen Marshall, City Council Speaker Christine Quinn and the Queens Council delegation will hold a public hearing on Friday, January 21 to evaluate the city’s response to the December 26 blizzard that dumped 20 inches o More...

Vallo Transportation Donates $5K To Flushing Town Hall Arts Center

Vallo Transportation, an independent school bus company that operates a fleet of more than 50 buses serving families throughout Queens, recently donated $5,000 to Flushing Town Hall, an arts and education center in Flushing. More...

Alexiou Pays A Visit To Antarctica

Greek American Homeowners Association President George Alexiou and his wife Elpida left on December 15 for a two-week tour of Patagonia culminating at King George Island in Antarctica. They traveled by jet, ship and a small eight-passenger plane. More...

Recharging The Battery Made Of Water

It’s that time of year once again. As a geologist, I’m not thinking of the holiday season when I note this time on the calendar. More...

The Pulpit

All Nations Baptist: •Sunday, 2:30-5:30 p.m., for three months, free English classes which have already begun, registration required, limited space, 86-76 80th St., Woodhaven; 718.296.2025. **** All Saints’: More...

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