April 25, 2012 RSS feed / Features

Astoria Medical, Dental And LASIK Center Partners With Zipcar

Astoria Medical, Dental & LASIK Center (AMDLC) and Zipcar, Inc. More...

Maloney Holds Town Hall On Hellenic-American Issues

Congressmember Carolyn B. Maloney hosted a Town Hall meeting on April 21, regarding issues affecting the Hellenic- American community, with a focus on the rebuilding of the historic St. More...

Maloney Files 9,482 Signatures For Dem Nomination

Congressmember Carolyn Maloney announced on April 20, that she has filed 9,482 signatures for her Democratic Party Designating Petitions in New York’s newly drawn 12th Congressional District, which includes parts of Manhattan, Western Queens, N More...

Clinton Dem Club Welcomes Bill Thompson

The Clinton Democratic Club had one of its most exciting meetings on April 18 at the offices of Vallone & Vallone. More...

Crowley Urges FBI Collect Data On Sikh-American Hate Crimes

Congressmember Joseph Crowley (Queens/The Bronx) led 92 members of the House of Representatives last week in urging the Federal Bureau of Investigation to begin collecting data on hate crimes against the Sikh-American community, a group susceptible t More...

LIC H.S. Students, Faculty, Elected Officials Decry School Closings

The sentiment of the student body regarding the future of Long Island City H.S. More...

Exotic Locations

Tying the knot isn't what it used to be. More...

Man’s Best Friends From Canine To Fish

Queens, being the most diverse of all the boroughs, is full of all kinds of domesticated animals—especially dogs. You can see them walking down the street or in a window of a neighbor’s home. More...

Metropolitan Bistro, A Long Island Gem

The Metropolitan Bistro located at 39 Roslyn Ave. in Sea Cliff, is the new home of the former owners of the Metropolitan of Glen Cove. More...

Welcome Transit K-9 Unit To Long Island City

They are one of the NYPD’s most important weapons in fighting terrorism. They’re an invaluable tool in fighting crime in the subways – and have recently moved to the heart of the Western Queens community. More...

The Pulpit

Times and dates are subject to change. Please More...

Parker Dedicates Newly Restored Synagogue

Executive Vice President of the New York Board of Rabbis, Rabbi Joseph Potasnik, Chairman of Parker’s Board of Trustees Lenny Tanzer and Parker’s President and CEO Michael N. More...

TRIBECA FILM FESTIVAL 2012 – “Our City, My Story”

Twice-Told Winning Cinematic Tales

     Surely the Irish dramatist George Bernard Shaw did not have in mind Anthony Clarke’s students at The Young Women’s Leadership School in Jamaica, Queens when he observed: “Youth is wasted on the young.” More...

Arcadians Today: Yanni Sianis at 2012 Hermes Expo

The 2012 Hermes Expo International was like a “shot of adrenaline in the arm”. It gave a despondent Greece and Americans of Greek descent a positive uplift in their psyche. We know Greece has problems. More...

Springtime Brings Bird Strikes

When we hear that a plane was hit by a bird strike, we think it is something very serious and extremely dangerous, and it is but it is not as uncommon as we may think. More...

School Board 30: Closing High Schools ‘A Crime’

Community District Education Council 30, which oversaw public hearings on the proposed closings of William Cullen Bryant and Long Island City High Schools, two of eight Queens schools slated for “turnaround”, passed a strongly worded reso More...

Vallone Honors Fashion Icon And Astoria Native Iris Apfel

On April 18, Councilmember Peter F. Vallone Jr. presented Iris Apfel, 90, a longtime fashion icon, who worked for nine presidents and is presently launching numerous accessory, jewelry, fragrance and handbag lines, with a proclamation at City Hall. More...

LIC Chamber Hears Of Queens West Development

Queens West Development Corporation President Arana Hankin, first of three speakers at the Long Island City Chamber of Commerce monthly luncheon April 19, said that in addition to the many residential towers now standing on the 74- acre Queens West s More...

Support Pledged For Simotas’ ‘Rape Is Rape’ Bill

On April 23, Assemblymember Aravella Simotas joined Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer at his monthly Domestic Violence Task Force meeting to discuss her “Rape is Rape” legislation with survivors of sexual violence, advocates and More...

Great Tips For Spring Brides

There is no better time to get married than spring -- the flowers are blooming, birds are chirping and love is in the air. Spring can be the perfect backdrop for your wedding. More...

American Sports Center Camp, After School Educational Fun

For about 12 years now, Samir Youssef and his right-hand woman, Kathy Lofgren, have been running a very special program at the American Sports Center, on the corner of 30th Avenue and 44th Street. More...

Ancient Plants Make A Comeback

The Ice Age is my favorite bit of anthropologic history, a time when mammoths, giant beavers and saber tooth tigers reigned. More...

Brush Fires Explained

These past few weeks have been very dry to say the least, and with the heat wave that hit the tri-state area in the beginning of this week, a few brush fires emerged because of it. More...

Film At Queens College Shows Women Suffering Harassment

Carmella Marrone is founder and executive director of Women & Work, a program conducted at Queens College and dedicated to free job training for women. More...

Queens Blvd. Intersection Now ‘Alejandro Nino Place’

On April 21, Councilmember Jimmy Van Bramer joined members of the community to co-name the intersection of Queens Boulevard and 49th Street ‘Alejandro Nino Place’ in honor of the late Woo More...

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