June 19, 2013 RSS feed / Features

Bay Terrace Country Club Invites All For Summer Fun

Friday, June 21, 2013, 7 PM to 12 AM. More...

Simotas’ Rape Is Rape Bill Passes Assembly

On June 11, Assemblymember Aravella Simotas announced the passage of her Rape is Rape legislation. The bill redefines rape to include forced oral and anal sex, in addition to forced sexual intercourse. More...

HANAC JVL Seniors Get Awards, Participate In Arts

Two members of the HANAC JVL Senior Center, Connie Rispoli (l.) and Mary Travers (r.), received the President’s Service award at The Retired and Senior Volunteer Program of the Community Servic More...

Bloomberg Vows To Strengthen City’s Infrastructure

The Building Resiliency Task Force, an expert panel convened after Hurricane Sandy to propose steps needed to fortify New York’s buildings and strengthen the city’s building standards released its recommendations last week.  More...

Meng Endorses Paul Vallone For 19th City Council Seat

Paul Vallone, Democratic candidate for the 19th City Council seat, received the endorsement of Congressmember Grace Meng on June 17. Meng represents the 6th Congressional District which overlaps much of the 19th city council district. More...

CALDC To Hold Independence Celebration In Astoria Park

The Central Astoria Local Development Coalition’s (CALDC) Annual Independence Day Celebration will be held on Monday, June 24, 7:30 p.m. on the Astoria Park waterfront. More...

Area Historians Pen Historic Tome On Jackson Heights

Using almost 200 rare photographs culled from local and private archives comes the latest offering from Arcadia Publishing, Images of America: Jackson Heights.  More...

The Pulpit

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Congressmember Maloney Endorses Constantinides

Costa Constantinides was endorsed on June 16 by Congressmember Carolyn Maloney (DNY 12) for the City Council’s 22nd District, which represents Astoria, along with parts of Long Island City, Woodside, East Elmhurst, and Jackson Heights.  More...

Senior Prom

On Thursday, June 13, Newtown H.S. seniors joined Queens Boulevard Extended Care Facility residents for a Senior Prom. The afternoon consisted of reminiscing about past high school proms. More...

Firefighter Santora Scholarship Dinner Honors Youths

On June 14, the 12th annual Firefighter Christopher Santora Educational Scholarship Fund dinner dance was held at Riccardo’s by the Bridge in Astoria.  The program provides more than $60,000 in scholarships each year to firefighters and pu More...

UCCA Holds Annual BBQ

The United Community Civic Association (UCCA) held its annual BBQ fundraiser and reception on June 13 at Central Lounge in Astoria. More than 100 people attended, including members from Mount Sinai Queens.  More...

Steinway Family Dental Celebrates First Anniversary

Steinway Family Dental Center opened its new location at 32-50 Steinway Street on Jun. 6, 2012. Since then they have realized their dream to expand the services of Steinway Family Dental Center (SFDC). More...

Queens Botanical Garden Celebrates Summer Solstice

The Queens Botanical Garden (QBG) will be hosting a Summer Solstice Celebration on Sunday, June 23, from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. More...

Queens Supreme Court Chief Clerk Wins Post At CCRB

Daniel D. Chu, chairman of the Civilian Complaint Review Board (CCRB), announced on June 12 that the board has named Tracy Catapano-Fox as its new executive director. More...

Inc. Magazine’s Top-Rated Waxing Is In Forest Hills

European Wax Center recently celebrated its Grand Opening at 70-10 Austin Street in Forest Hills, providing facial and body waxing services to men and women in a luxurious setting at affordable prices.  More...

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