July 18, 2012 RSS feed / Features

P.S. 330 Moves, Gets New Name

The citywide Panel for Educational Policy (PEP) has given a green light to moving P.S. 330. Beginning in September 2013, the school will move into a new building at 111-08 Northern Blvd. in Corona and become P.S. 287. More...

Have Fun, Recycle And Learn

What’s the best way to dispose of outof date computers, broken cellphones or that old video cassette player that’s been gathering dust for 20 years? More...

Bloomberg, Sadik-Khan Create Slow Zones

Mayor Michael R. More...

‘86 Mets Champ, Dwight Gooden, Comes To Town

Former Mets pitcher Dwight “Doc” Gooden visited Ridgewood Savings Bank in Astoria on July 14 where he signed autographs and showed his support for community youth ball clubs like the Elmjack Allstars. More...

Fundraisers Call For Return Of East River Fireworks

Organizers of a child cancer fund that has helped dozens of young patients and their families are pleading with Macy’s officials to bring the July 4 fireworks display back to the East River. More...

Former Queens Parks Commissioner Charged In Alleged Theft

Queens District Attorney Richard A. More...

The Pulpit

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The Trains Stopped Running Here 50 Years Ago

There’s a ghost spur on the Long Island Railroad, just west of the Forest Hills station. Glance to the right from the window as you ride the train going east from Woodside and coming into Forest Hills. More...

Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival Sponsorship

Building upon its long-standing support of the annual Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival (HKDBF) in Queens, Time Warner Cable announced that it will be the official media sponsor of this year’s festival taking place August 4 and 5 at Flushing Meado More...

LaGuardia Receives 10-Year Re-Accreditation

LaGuardia Community College (LAGCC) has received reaffirmation of its accreditation for a 10-year period—the highest re-accreditation status possible— from the Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association, which accredi More...

Weprin Awards Life-Saving Heroes

Councilmember Mark Weprin presented City Council Citations to two heroes, Lifeguard Emily Harms and Retired NYPD Sergeant Chris Russo, for saving the life of an eleven-year-old boy who suffered a seizure at the Royal Ranch Pool in Floral Park. More...

Internet In Bloom For The Layperson

Some employment recruiters of the world’s first and largest specialized financial staffing firm, Robert Half International (RHI), which started in 1948, were paraphrased on CBS News Radio 88AM, stating they do not add anyone to their LinkedIn n More...

Whitestone Kids Receive The Gift Of Reading From Vallo

Children in Whitestone had a fun, educational treat this week when they enjoyed free story and craft programs at Queens Library, underwritten by Vallo Transportation. Two sessions were held for younger, then older, grade school children. More...

City Uses Public Pay Phones For Free Wi-Fi Hook Up

The city has announced a new effort to wire up New Yorkers with free Wi-Fi. More...

City Set To Pedal Bicycle Fines

City transportation officials this week launched a six-month initiative designed to educate bicycle riders, business owners and merchants on the rules and regulations of cycling through city streets. More...

Grab Life By The Handlebars

When the weather is warm, bikers everywhere hear the trails calling their name. Well-known endurance sports coach Chris Carmichael and award winning professional cyclist George Hincapie share nine tips to help you gear up for your ride. More...

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