January 26, 2011 RSS feed / Features

Volunteers Give Fruit Baskets To Parker Health And Rehab Residents

Volunteers of the Parker League, the volunteer auxiliary of the Parker Jewish Institute for Health Care and Rehabilitation, prepared and distributed baskets of fruit to the residents of Parker on Jan More...

Crowley Blasts GOP Repeal Of Health Care Act

As House Republicans prepared to carry out their orchestrated effort to repeal the Obamacare law, Congressmember Joseph Crowley (D–Queens/The Bronx) blasted the proposed repeal legislation as a job killer which would add $230 billion to the nat More...

Local Queens Libraries Host Free Financial Counseling

In partnership with the NYC Department of Consumer Affairs Office of Financial Empowerment, the Queens Library will host free, confidential, financial counseling sessions at libraries in Jackson Heights and Long Island City.  More...

Gamelan Orchestra Debuts At QC

On January 19 a traditional Balinese ceremony, which is required before instruments of the Gamelan Orchestra can be played, was followed by a performance of Aaron Copland School of Music (ACSM) students in traditional costumes.  More...

Bayside Historical Society Opens New Gallery Space For Children

The Bayside Historical Society (BHS) located in the landmark Officers’ Club in The Castle at Fort Totten, has created an inviting space therein, where children can learn about everyday life as it was in Queens, circa 1906. More...

City Council Holds Public Meeting

On the afternoon of January 21, the City Council held its fourth public meeting about the December 26 blizzard at Borough Hall in Kew Gardens. More...

The Entrepreneur Space Opens In L.I. City

The Queens Economic Development Corporation (QEDC) and the New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) officially launched an innovative facility aimed at providing a home to entrepreneurs in various fields of business, particularly food More...

Clinton Dems Hold Year’s First Meeting

On January 19, the Clinton Democratic Club kicked off the new year with city Comptroller John C. Liu, and Assemblymembers Rory Lancman and Ed Braunstein.  More...

MTA Hiring Temp Officers

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s (MTA) Bridges and Tunnels division is currently hiring temporary officers to work at its seven bridges and two tunnels.  More...

Legislators Face Good And Bad In Albany, Council

State Senator Michael Gianaris newly elected to that legislative position, Assemblymember Catherine Nolan, reelected, and Councilmember Jimmy Van Bramer, going into his second year in office, were featured speakers at the Long Island City Business De More...

114th Precinct Seeks Pharmacy Burglar

The NYPD is asking the public’s assistance in identifying the following suspect wanted for a burglary within the confines of the 114th Precinct. More...

Marshall: ‘Past Investments Make Queens’ Future Bright’

“From the shores of the East River to the Atlantic Ocean coastline, Queens is building, growing and getting greener,” Queens Borough President Helen Marshall declared proudly as she delivered her annual State of the Borough address on Jan More...

Council OKs Vallone’s 3-Hour Dog Tether Bill

Agreeing with the argument made by Councilmember Peter Vallone Jr. More...

Schools Chancellor’s Optimism Overshadowed By Intel Stats

New York City Schools Chancellor Cathleen P. Black attended her first citywide Panel for Educational Policy (PEP) meeting in Brooklyn on January 19. More...

Celebrate The Year Of The Rabbit With The Queens Zoo

Experience exotic Asia right here in Queens as the Wildlife Conservation Society’s Queens Zoo rings in the Year of the Rabbit. Celebrate the Chinese New Year from noon to 4:00 p.m. More...

Nature’s Chemists Gives Customers Choices

While he studied for his Pharm. D—the equivalent of a doctoral degree—Michael Polise always chose to take every elective in alternative medications that the six-year course at St. John’s University offered. More...

Developer Would Put Residential Tower On Steinway

Steinway Street, “The World’s Longest Department Store”, has piqued the interest of a residential developer seeking to build an 18-story tower at the northwest corner of Steinway Street and 35th Avenue.  “This is quite a More...

Dutch Kills Residents Vow To Appeal Hotel Ruling

A group of irate Dutch Kills residents last week vowed to continue fighting after a judge tossed out their lawsuit to stop a developer from completing construction of a nine-story hotel in their Long Island City community.  More...

Assemblymember Markey Is Sworn In For Seventh Term

More than 180 constituents, colleagues and friends came to the ballroom of the Frank Kowalinski American Legion Post No. More...

Track Work, Astoria Line, Begins Feb. 2

The Track Construction Division of MTA New York City Transit has scheduled major mainline track repairs on the Astoria Line along 31st Street between Astoria Boulevard and 35th Avenue commencing February 2 and ending March 13.  Track panel remov More...

The Pulpit

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Immaculate Conception Announces Catholic Schools Week Events

For the entire week of January 31 through February 4, from 8:30 a.m. until 10:30 a.m., there will be an open house at Immaculate Conception School, providing an opportunity to visit the classrooms and observe the students learning. More...

114th Precinct Crime Watch

Cops Hunt Sex Attacker  Police in Astoria are searching for an individual who sexually assaulted a local teen on January 19.  More...

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