January 16, 2013 RSS feed / Features

Crowley Welcomes Korea’s Consul General To New York

On January 8, Congressmember Joe Crowley (D-Queens, The Bronx), vice chair of the House Democratic Caucus, met with the Consul General of the Republic of Korea in New York, Ambassador Sejoo Son, in his district office in Queens. More...

The Twelve Sites Of Social Security

One of the most popular traditional holiday songs is “The Twelve Days of Christmas”. It’s been a holiday favorite since it was published in 1780. More...

CB 1 Holds January Meeting, Discusses Crime Statistics

A crime report, covering the year just ended, was the first item of business for January’s Community Board 1 (CB1) cabinet meeting, held at Kaufman Astoria Studios and chaired, as usual, by CB 1 District Manager Lucille Hartmann. More...

Intel Science Talent Search 2013 Semifinalists

The Intel Science Talent Search (Intel STS ) is the nation’s most prestigious precollege science competition.  More...

Constantinides Celebrates Special Birthday

Democratic District Leader Costa Constantinides was joined on January 10 by more than 150 supporters which included local community and civic leaders, union leaders, elected officials and residents of the 22nd district and throughout Queens.  More...

Lacrosse Comes To Queens

Doc’s Queens Lacrosse, a fairly new and growing youth lacrosse program in Forest Hills, is registering players for this spring. They started in 2010 with 12 boys and this past spring grew to 70 boys and girls. More...

Rememberriing Drr.. Kiing Jrr..:: An Advocatte Off Ciiviill Riighttss

Both hailed as a civil rights leader who achieved his ends by nonviolent means and vilified as a traitor to the cause of black equality, Martin Luther King, Jr., a Baptist minister from Atlanta Georgia, was born Jan 15, 1929 at the home of his parent More...

Van Bramer Launches One Percent For Culture

On January 8, Councilmember Jimmy Van Bramer, chair of the Cultural Affairs, Libraries and International Intergroup Relations Committee, announced his support for the One Percent for Culture Campaign at an event at MoMA PS1 in Long Island City, stren More...

Recycling Subject Of Boro Cabinet Meeting

Voluntary recycling began in 1986 in New York City, with a primary goal of reducing the amount of waste sent to landfills. More...

Christ The King Students Perform Peter Pan For Day Care And PreK

Christ the King H. S.’s Advanced Theater Arts class performed the play, Peter Pan to the children from Christ the King’s Day Care and PreK classes. More...

Dromm Keynotes Elmhurst Hospital King Remembrance

On January 14, Councilmember Daniel Dromm (DJackson Heights) delivered the keynote speech at the annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. remembrance celebration at Elmhurst Hospital Center (EHC). More...

Pan-Macedonian And Gazette Host Antos On Whitestone

The Pan-Macedonian Studies Center, in collaboration with the Queens Gazette newspaper, are hosting a lecture on the history of Whitestone by author, Jason D. Antos, on Friday, February 1, 7:30 p.m., followed by a reception and book signing. More...

Paul Vallone Launches Campaign For Council Seat

Paul Vallone has officially begun his campaign for the City Council’s 19th District. More...

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