May 16, 2012 RSS feed / Features

Adult Education Program Among LaG CC ‘Jewels’

For more than 35 of the 40 years LaGuardia Community College has been in operation, Jane L. Schulman has been at its division of adult education. More...

Assembly Passes Strengthened Property Tax Exemption Bills

Assemblymember Michael DenDekker expressed his approval after the Assembly passed several pieces of legislation that helps strengthen the Senior Citizen Rent Increase Exemption (SCRIE) and the Disabled Rent Increase Exemption (DRIE) programs. More...

Internet In Bloom For The Layperson

With summer approaching, many are concerned about how they look in a swimsuit. I could easily devote a series of columns to fitness resources online. However, with U.S. More...

Rally Held To Save Libraries From Budget Cuts

Queens Borough President Helen Marshall addressed a rally outside the Flushing Library on May 8 to advocate for restoration of proposed budget cuts of more than $26.7 million for libraries. More...

Unique Tapas Bar Opens In Woodside

Metro Tapas Bar & Lounge in Woodside, officially opened its doors last week offering patrons a unique dining experience in a comfortable bar like atmosphere. More...

Sunnyside Chef A ‘Sweet Genius’

A 23-year-old Sunnyside woman is $10,000 richer this week after she aced a difficult pastry competition on the Food Network that earned her the title of “Sweet Genius”. More...

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Funding Approved For Kaufman Astoria Studios Lot

Officials at the National Parks Service last week approved construction plans for development of the city’s first outdoor studio lot at the Kaufman Astoria Studios (KAS) in Long Island City. More...

Townsend Harris H.S. Teacher Honored

On May 7, the Milken Educator Award pin was presented to Townsend Harris H.S. literacy teacher, Rafal Olechowski. More...

Run/Walk Held To Benefit QSAC

On May 5, the Run/Walk Race to benefit QSAC was held at Astoria Park. More...

Dog Breeding And Training For Helping The Disabled

We humans go to some trouble so that we can choose which among our domestic animals gets to breed the next generation, thereby over time shaping various lines of animals ranging from types of sheep to varieties of chickens. More...

Steinberg Joins Lexington School Bd. Of Directors

Gary R. Steinberg, a partner in the law firm Albanese & Albanese LLP, of Garden City, New York, has been elected to the Board of Directors of the Lexington School & Centers for the Deaf. More...

Basil Brick Oven Pizza Opens

Basil Brick Oven Pizza, 28-17 Astoria Blvd., in Astoria held a ribbon cutting in celebration of its expanded dining room last week. More...

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Actor Kesley Grammer and Survivors of the Shield were honored at a gala fundraiser supporting the NYC Police Museum. J.D. More...

Era Comes To An End For Woodside Jewish Center

In 1928, when Babe Ruth ruled the baseball world, the economy was booming, and Jews were moving in great numbers to Queens, the Woodside Jewish Center was founded. More...

Powhatan-Pocahontas Dems Celebrate

The Powhatan-Pocahontas Democratic Club led by District Leaders Costa Constantinides and AnneMarie Anzalone, state Committeemember Laura Jean Hawkins and President Dirk McCall celebrated their 112th More...

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