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2013 Hermes Expo Hosted Panel On Greek Language & Culture

             Important topics concerning the growth of Modern Greek language programs were debated at the Prometheus Greek Teachers Association and Federation of Hellenic-American Educators More...

Kusshyfoot Provides Great Comfort

Kushyfoot is known for their legwear & footwear, and comfort-fashion products. They are afford-ably priced, easy to wear, and again comfortable. More...

Proposed Charter School Hosts Health Seminar

The founding board of the proposed Arista Hellenic Charter School hosted the event “Your Child & Nutrition” for all community members of School District 24 on Sunday April 7. More...

Queens County Bar Association Honors Jubilarians

On April 8, the Queens County Bar Association (QCBA) held their annual reception recognizing the county’s judiciary, the organization’s “Golden Jubilarians”, and their past pr More...

Council Committees Discuss Mobile Food Trucks

On April 17, the Committees on Health – of which Councilmember Peter F. Vallone Jr. More...

‘Curb Your Dog’ Poster Contest Winner

On April 16, Councilmember Jimmy Van Bramer joined students from P.S. More...

Wedding Bands To Fit Every Personality

It's one of the toughest decisions for any bride and groom -- and, no, we don't mean where to seat feuding relatives at the wedding reception. More...

Pre-Wedding Beauty Tips For The Bride

You want everything to be picture perfect for your wedding, including your smile. But like everything else about your big day, that perfect smile could require some work ahead of time. More...

Saying ‘I Do' And Enjoying It Too

For many brides, the quest to plan the perfect day can quickly turn into a nightmare trip down the aisle. Here are a few tips to keep your wedding day bliss from turning into the honeymoon blues.  More...

What If…

What If... is Christopher Papakaliatis’ first feature film. He wrote, directed and starred in the leading role as Demetris. What If... More...

MMI, Taft Offer Teachers Seminar,

Scholarship

The Taft Institute for Government and the Museum of the Moving Image will collaborate to offer a seminar for K-12 teachers on two topics: Immigration and New York City’s 2013 municipal elections. More...

Immaculate Conception School Visits Intrepid

The 2013 graduating class of Immaculate Conception School in Astoria visited the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum with their teacher, John Shea on Friday, April 19, as enrichment for their Social S More...

An Apple A Day

When I was young my family ate a lot of Red Delicious apples. Some came out of my trusty lunchbox at school, some were straight from the refrigerator at home. More...

Silver Screen Night Club To Hold Nostalgic Reunion

Fans of the legendary Long Island City night club, Silver Screen, are invited to come together for a reunion at Central Lounge, 20-30 Steinway St., Astoria on May 15 at 8 p.m.Music from the 70s and 80s will be featured by DJ Stevie K, DJ Niko and DJ More...

Sequester Idles Air Controllers Causing Long Delays

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Liu Holds Town Hall Meeting On Education

At P.S. 69 in Jackson Heights on April 18, City Comptroller and Democratic candidate for mayor, John Liu, held a town hall meeting devoted to education. More...

BP Candidate Vallone Addresses LIC/Astoria Chamber

At Steinway headquarters on Steinway Place last week, Councilmember Peter Vallone Jr. addressed a meeting of the Long Island City/Astoria Chamber of Commerce, who had gathered to hear him before taking a tour of the famous piano factory. More...

CB1 Turns Down Licenses For Area Adult Clubs

Community Board 1 has refused a liquor license for Racks, a proposed bikini bar on the northern end of Steinway Street. By a vote of 17 against and 15 in favor, the application was defeated for a second time. More...

Evangel Christian School Holds Student Art Fair

On April 18, the students of Evangel Christian School in Long Island City held their second annual student exhibition art fair.  In a time when many schools are pulling arts from their curriculum, the faculty of Evangel believes in the importanc More...

Silver Screen Nightclub To Hold Reunion

Fans of the legendary Long Island City nightclub, Silver Screen, are invited to come together for a reunion at Central Lounge, 20-30 Steinway St., Astoria on May 15 at 8 p.m.  Music from the ‘70s and ‘80s will be featured by DJ Stevi More...

Always the Bridesmaid?

You Can Wear the Dresses Again

‘And you'll be able to wear it again!" is a phrase often used around bridesmaids' dresses. More...

Honeymoon Tips For Memories And Relaxation

The headache you've had for the past year planning your wedding, inviting all the guests and meticulously checking to ensure your big day runs smoothly is finally over. And, just around the corner, you can see your honeymoon in sight. More...

A Perfectly Accessorized Home

Before You Marry, Meld and Merge

Some brides-to-be might find it hard to think beyond the intense planning that a wedding requires. More...

Queens-Bred Costumer Designs For APAC’s Blood Brothers

“Mad Men meets Downton Abbey,” is how Caitlin Cisek characterizes her vision for the costuming of Astoria Performing Arts Center’s (APAC) spring show, Blood Brothers. More...

Gianaris, Van Bramer Applaud Citibike, Want Expansion

State Senator Michael Gianaris and Councilmember Jimmy Van Bramer are working to make sure that Western Queens is fully incorporated into the city’s new bike sharing program, calling on the DOT to accelerate and expand Citibike in Western Queen More...

The Pulpit

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DOE Withdraws Proposed Cutbacks Of P.S. 122

On April 15, Assemblymember Aravella Simotas, state Senator Michael Gianaris and Congressmembers Joseph Crowley, and Carolyn Maloney announced that the Gifted and Talented (G&T) program for middle school students at P.S. More...

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