September 12, 2012 RSS feed / Features

Miller Sponsors Self-Defense Class For Seniors

Assemblymember Mike Miller sponsored a self-defense class at the Forest Park Senior Center. Evon Reyes, founder of Fearless Fighting Females and a certified self-defense instructor facilitated he event at the senior center. More...

Remember Me

On the eve of the 11th anniversary of the worst terrorist act on American soil, New Yorkers and people around the world are preparing for the annual tradition of memorial ceremonies in tribute to the thousands lost on Sept. 11, 2001. More...

Education Commissioner Issues School Evaluation Categories

New York state Education Commissioner John King has issued three new categories—priority, focus and reward—for schools statewide under a waiver that exempts New York from federal No Child Left Behind mandates.  More...

Steinway Family Dental Holds Breast Cancer Fundraiser

Steinway Family Dental Center is throwing a fundraiser at Central Lounge on October 4, with a big goal in mind: raise $10,000 to donate to the American Cancer Society in order to help provide wigs, family housing and research.  More...

School Year Begins On A Healthier Note

Michal Melamed was unusually optimistic about her son’s options for lunch on his first day as a second-grade student.  More...

Queens Botanical To Host Festival

The Queens Botanical Garden will hold a press conference to announce an outdoor performance it will host on September 15 at 2 p.m. More...

Constantinides Endorses Obama, Meets With Dukakis At DNC

Democratic District Leader Costa Constantinides was elected to serve as a delegate to the Democratic National Convention last week to nominate President Barack Obama for re-election. More...

Vallone Brothers Receive Lifesaver Award

Councilmember Peter F. Vallone Jr. More...

Holiday Job Seekers Should Apply Now

Queens job hunters hoping to cash-in on holiday employment opportunities are being urged to apply early this year.  The annual holiday hiring period is currently underway in New York City, when retailers hire thousands of temporary workers to st More...

Most Precious Blood To Host Flea Market

Most Precious Blood School on 37th Street in Astoria is hosting a flea marklet on September 23 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the school gym. There are still tables available to rent for the event. Please call Mrs. Carroll at the school at 718-278-4081. More...

Three Charged With Selling 32 Stolen Vehicles For Scrap

Queens District Attorney Richard A. More...

Mayor Bloomberg Invited To German Consulate To Kick Off German-American Friendship Month

On September 10, Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg greeted more than one hundred guests at the German Consulate to celebrate the start of German-American Friendship month. More...

Elected Officials Urge Election Bd.: ‘Send Voters Corrected Poll Sites’

Earlier this year the Queens Board of Elections sent out incorrect polling site locations to some borough voters, but city officials called on the board to rectify the error before tomorrow’s voting.  Election Board spokesperson, respondin More...

Bayside Whitestone Lions Club Helps Children With Autism

The Bayside Whitestone Lions Club held their first meeting after a summer break at Patrizias in Bayside. More...

Broadway Silk Has Yards Of History

You may have walked past it numerous times. In fact, you may have even glanced through the colorful knickknacks parked outside of the store. The inside is adorned with needlepoint and sewing machines from the earlier part of the 20th century. More...

Say Goodbye To P.S.70 Mini School

Demolition has begun on P.S. 70’s “mini school”, once a separate addition to the main school building.  During the past year, plans have been made to tear down the building, 30-45 42nd St. More...

History of Rosh Hashanah

Rosh Hashanah extends over the first two days of the Hebrew month of Tishrei, even in Israel where most holidays last only one day. More...

Women’s Self Defense Class

New York AntiCrime Director Tony Meloni, along with Quontic Bank-Astoria, are sponsoring the Women’s Self-Defense and Crime Prevention Seminar on September 19, from 7 p.m. More...

Flushing House To Hold Fall Flea Market

Flushing House will be holding its Fall Flea Market on Saturday, September 22, from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m., at 38-20 Bowne St., Flushing, in the Large Game Room on the ground floor. For information, call 718.762.3198. More...

The Pulpit

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LIC’s ‘Manic Panic’ Celebrates 35th Year In Cosmetics

Inspired by the underground punk scene, sisters Tish and Snooky Bellomo of The Bronx, decided to open a bold boutique and cosmetics line called Manic Panic on St. Mark’s Place on July 7, 1977. More...

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