February 6, 2013 RSS feed / Features

Maloney To Honor Hillary Clinton At Special Dinner

Congressmember Carolyn Maloney has announced that she will be holding a dinner at her home in honor of former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton who ended her term on February 1. More...

Experience Black History At Queens Library

Queens Library has been gearing up for Black History month with a host of exciting free programs and celebrations. But the library also offers several powerful resources on Black history that the public can access any time of year.  More...

Kiwanis Annual Christmas Party

On Friday, December 7th, the Kiwanis Club of Astoria/Long Island City held its Annual Christmas Party at Ponticello’s Ristorante. Each year we donate to our two main organizations; SHAREing & CAREing and QSAC. More...

Simotas Welcomes Human First To Astoria

Assemblymember Aravella Simotas attended the ribbon-cutting ceremony on January 31 for Human First, a center for children and youths with disabilities. More...

Central Library Adult Reading Reference Area Renovated

Councilmember Leroy Comrie, Queens Borough President Helen Marshall, Councilmember Jimmy Van Bramer and Queens Library President and CEO Thomas W. More...

UCCA Holds Annual Legislative Breakfast

On February 1, the United Community Civic Association (UCCA) held its annual Legislative/Executive Breakfast where many social and political issues concerning the population of Queens were discussed. More...

Unique Lecture Presented At Pan-Macedonian Studies Center

“Whitestone became an idyllic spot for celebrities and upper class citizens,” said Jason D. More...

Louis Armstrong House Museum Joins Black History Month 5 Boro Tour

The Louis Armstrong House Museum is one of nine sites in all five boroughs participating in the first annual New York City Black History Month 5 Boro Tour. More...

Halloran, Lhota Install 2013 NEQRC Officers

Councilmember Dan Halloran and Republican mayoral candidate Joe Lhota swore in the 2013 officers of the Northeast Queens Republican Club on January 27. More...

New Coalition Forms To Oppose Willets Point Casino

On February 6 the members of the “Don’t Gamble On Our Community” coalition will officially announce their group’s formation at the Raices Corona Senior Center.  The group, consisting of community, civic and government lea More...

DOT Discusses Dewatering For New Kosciuszko Bridge

The end-of-the-month meeting concerning construction of the new Kosciuszko Bridge was focused on dewatering as a primary step toward building the part of the bridge that will span Newtown Creek. More...

114th Pct. Honors Its Own

The NYPD Domestic Violence Unit was created in 1995 to develop policies and programs to combat family violence. More...

108th Pct. Reports Stats For 2012

For the year 2012, the 108th Police Precinct was rated 70th among 76 precincts in the city for crime occurrences.  More...

Avella, Civic, Residents Protest Abandoned Homes

State Senator Tony Avella and the Auburndale Improvement Association were joined by area residents at a January 31 rally condemning the deplorable conditions of four attached houses in Auburndale that have been abandoned by the property owner for yea More...

Internet In Bloom For The Layperson

Our illustrious Mayor Bloomberg has made the news again. This time, by setting the college donation record to his alma mater, Johns Hopkins University, with a total of $1.1 billion over the past 40 years. More...

Van Bramer, Lawson Hand Out Murder Suspects’ Sketches

Councilmember Jimmy Van Bramer and Danyal Lawson, the husband of Lou Rispoli, who was murdered in Sunnyside, handed out recently released sketches of two murder suspects wanted for questioning in connection with the unsolved case. More...

DOT Distributes Safety Gear To Cyclists

New York City Department of Transportation (DOT) Commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan announced that the city has teamed up with Delivery.com to equip 1,500 commercial cyclists with free retro-reflective vests, bells and bike lights, strengthening the cit More...

Paul Williams Visits Museum Of The Moving Image

“Why are there so many songs about rainbows?” asks Paul Williams as Kermit the Frog in his hit song, “The Rainbow Connection”. More...

Maloney Calls For A ‘Koch’ Subway Station

Congressmember Carolyn Maloney and members of the City Council stood outside the 77th Street station on the 6 line asking the MTA to honor former Mayor Ed Koch at his favorite subway stop. More...

Black History At Queens College, Guest Aubrey

In celebration of Black History Month, Queens College has several events scheduled this month. More...

MoMA PS1 Announces Young Architects Program Winner

MoMA PS1 announced CODA, aka Caroline O’Donnell of Ithaca, New York, winner of the 14th annual Young Architects Program, for her installation, Party Wall.  More...

Vallone Presses For Community Input On Housing

Councilmember Peter F. Vallone Jr. More...

Financial Wellness Can Be Yours In 2013

January is Financial Wellness Month—a great time to think about your own financial future. It also happens to be at this time that many people make resolutions for the New Year. More...

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