April 11, 2012 RSS feed / Features

Olympus Yogurt Attracts Support As Popular Greek Import At Expo

An exciting new import from Greece is inspiring the imagination of Americans. My introduction to Olympus yogurt was at the 2011 Autumn Festival of St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church in Flushing. More...

Gianaris Gives Testimony For Bryant H.S.

I would like to express my opposition to the New York City Department of Education’s (DOE) proposal to designate William Cullen Bryant High School and Long Island City High School as  Turnaround schools as part of DOE’s plan to close More...

CALDC Launches Senior Outreach Project

The Central Astoria LDC is launching a Senior Outreach Project. More...

Historical Society Remembers R. M. S Titanic

On April 2, the Greater Astoria Historical Society commemorated the centennial anniversary of the sinking of the R.M.S Titanic. More...

JetBlue Opens New LIC Office

Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg officially opened the new 200,000-square-foot headquarters of JetBlue Airways in the historic Brewster Building in Long Island City. More...

Bayside–Whitestone Lions Announcements

The Bayside-Whitestone Lions Club held its monthly meeting on April 4 at the law offices of Vallone & Vallone. President Paul Vallone announced the club’s upcoming free Tree Giveaway. More...

Do You Know The Location Of Your Police Precinct?

Local lawmakers are calling on colleagues in the City Council to pass legislation that would mandate the city Department of Transportation (DOT) to install signs throughout the city directing people to their nearest police precinct. More...

Cameron’s Titanic Effort

As the years continue to fly by, technology continues to advance right before our eyes. Things that we thought were impressive a year ago are now old and outdated and replaced by whatever similar advancement superseded it. More...

Community Organizer Helps Rescue Whitestone VAC

The civic group, Welcome to Whitestone (WTW), held a special fundraiser for the Whitestone Community Volunteer Ambulance Service on the eve of Easter Sunday. More...

Easter Is Most Important Holiday In Orthodox Religion

Now that spring has finally arrived, Greek Orthodox Easter is upon us and many Greeks are preparing for the event. Easter is the most important holiday in the Greek Orthodox religion. More...

Rory Staunton, Son Of Molly Bloom’s Owner, Was Only 12

Rory Staunton, son of Sunnyside pub Molly Bloom’s restaurant owner Ciaran Staunton, died tragically at the age of 12. Young Rory was taken ill and died last week at the hospital following complications from a brief illness. More...

Time Warner Cable Sponsors New York Urban League's Empowerment Days

As a local corporate partner to the New York Urban League, Time Warner Cable served as the sponsor of this year’s Empowerment Days. More...

Goldfeder Attends Rally To Save Peninsula Hospital

On April 4 Assemblymember Phil Goldfeder joined District Leader Lew Simon, nurses, doctors and residents at a rally in front of the Department of Health in Manhattan to call on Commissioner Nirav Shah to re-evaluate the lab facility of Peninsula Hosp More...

Prometheus Greek Teachers Association Holds Workshop At 2012 Hermes Expo

  The decline of Greek education in America is a serious problem. The dropout rate of the first, second and third generation Greeks is significant. More...

Viewpoint: Hermes Expo Youth Initiative Inspires Positivism

 “When you help and uplift your community, you help uplift yourself. This was a guiding principle that influenced and inspired me to be involved and give back to my community,” More...

CB1 To Hold Public Hearing

Community Board 1 will be holding their regular monthly meeting and a public hearing April 17, 7 p.m. at the Astoria World Manor, 25-22 Astoria Blvd., Astoria. More...

Bryant H.S. Closing Plans Scorned

The Department of Education presented its case for closing and renaming William Cullen Bryant H.S. at an April 3 public hearing at the school. More...

Dance Legends Showcase

For the first time in the United States, Dance Legends presents a world-class ballroom and Latin dance festival featuring world champions from the past, present and future. More...

LIC Celebrates Opening Of Dutch Kills Green

Mayor Michael Bloomberg marked the completion of the larger $45 million roadway, pedestrian and bicycle improvement project that has transformed the primary entry point into Queens. More...

Mount Sinai Queens Names New Outpatient Director

Melissa Lee, MD, has been named the new director of Outpatient Services for Mount Sinai Queens, as announced on April 9 by Chief Medical Officer and Vice President of Medical Affairs David M. Nierman. More...

Improving On The Staff Of Life

About 10,000 years ago Earth’s climate lurched from bitter Ice Age conditions to the much balmier time in which we live today. More...

JetBlue’s New Queens Home Is Historic Structure

Designed by Stepheson & Wheeler, the Brewster Building, now home to JetBlue, has lived through multiple ownerships and has stood the test of time. More...

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The solemnity of Holy Week in the Greek Orthodox Church ends with the commencement of Easter celebrations, where it glorifies the Resurrection of Jesus Christ. More...

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Hunt Suspects In Astoria Break-Ins

Detectives at the 114th Precinct Squad are seeking help from the public to identify and locate three suspects sought in connection with a recent rash of commercial burglaries in the Astoria area. Cops said two bandits first struck between 6:30 p.m. More...

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