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Profile Of Altar Acolytes: George And Manoli Moustakos

Manoli and George Moustakos were honored in September, 2013 as profiles of the month at the Transfiguration of Christ Church in Mattituck, New York.  They live in Flushing and Mattituck, New York. They both serve as altar acolytes (boys). More...

QBG Announces Gary Park As New Prez Of Korean-American Friends Of Queens Botanical Garden

QBG is pleased to announce that Gary Park, Esq. More...

Goldfeder Visits Seniors At New Home In Howard Beach

Assemblymember Phillip Goldfeder (D-Howard Beach) visited the Howard Beach Senior Center at their new location in the recently developed Senior Housing building, formerly known as the Bernard Fineson Center. More...

Thompson, Squadron, Katz Join Peralta’s Gifting Event

Former City Comptroller Bill Thompson, state Senator Daniel Squadron, Assemblymember Michael DenDekker and former Councilmember Melinda Katz joined state Senator Jose Peralta in giving out free book bags and school supplies in Corona on August 31. More...

Medical Facility Owner Decries Graffiti Vandalism

Recently a police report was filed with the 114th Police Precinct by Pali Realty for extensive graffiti damage done to the multimillion dollar medical facility under construction at 23-25 31st St. in Astoria. More...

Van Bramer, Gianaris Celebrate Reopening Of LIC Park

On September 6, Councilmember Jimmy Van Bramer was joined by Assemblymember Cathy Nolan, state Senator Michael Gianaris, Queens Parks Commissioner Dorothy Lewandowski, founder of Friends of Shady Park Sheila Lewandowski and Long Island City residents More...

Vallo Transportation Trains Employees On Anti-Bullying

Vallo Transportation, an independent school bus company located in Whitestone, has taken extra measures to create awareness of their new No Bullying Zone initiative to emphasize that the company takes bullying seriously and wants to be part of the so More...

CB 11 Addresses Proposed Noise Meter Bill

Looking to pick up where the New York state Legislature left off in June, Community Board 11 has proposed a resolution in support of a bill the Legislature passed at the end of their session before the summer that requires the Port Authority of New Y More...

9/11 Memorial To Be Held At McManus Memorial Park

United Community Civic Association (UCCA), the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey and the city Department of Correction are holding their 12th annual 9/11 Commemoration to honor those lost to us on Sept. 11, 2001. More...

Brown Appoints 20 ADAs

Queens District Attorney Richard A. Brown announced on September 9 the appointment of 20 law school graduates as assistant district attorneys.  More...

Armenians Gather For Annual Festival

On September 7, the Armenian Church of the Holy Martyrs at Oceania Street and Horace Harding Expressway in Bayside, celebrated its annual Oceania Street Festival in observation of the Feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross.  More...

Queens County Fair At QCFM

The Queens County Farm Museum (QCFM) will hold the 31st Annual Queens County Fair on Saturday and Sunday, September 21 and 22, from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. More...

TD Bank Opens In Whitestone

Hundreds turned out for the grand opening of TD Bank’s new Whitestone branch on September 7, where they were treated to live music, balloons, free hot dogs and drinks. More...

Cyndi Lauper Coming To Kupferbeg Center

Kupferberg Presents announced that pop icon Cyndi Lauper will be bringing her She’s So Unusual 30th Anniversary Tour to the Kupferberg Center for the Arts with a special performance at the Colden Auditorium on Sunday, October 20 at 7:00 p.m. More...

St. Nicholas Church To Hold Greek Festival

The Greek Orthodox Shrine Church of St. Nicholas, 196-10 Northern Blvd., Flushing, 718-357-4200, will hold their annual Greek Festival Thursday, October 10 through Sunday, October 13. More...

Ignorance And The Progress Of Science

“Knowledge is a big subject. Ignorance is bigger. And it is more interesting.”  So begins Stuart Firestein’s book, Ignorance: How It Drives Science.  More...

Plan Sept. 11 Memorial Garden For Forest Hills VAC Member

Officials and members of the Forest Hills Volunteer Ambulance Corps are seeking help from the public to help fund a community garden in memory of a local, 18-year-old who gave his life helping victims of the September 11 attacks. More...

There’s A Party Coming To LIC

A party in the form of a brand, spanking new Food Bazaar Supermarket, soon to open its doors at 43rd Street and Northern Boulevard –  at the former home of a Pathmark Super Center that closed its doors in August 2012. More...

104th Civilian Patrol Presents Crowley With Sign

On August 29, members of the Glendale/104th Precinct Civilian Observation Patrol presented Councilmember Elizabeth Crowley with a custom street sign to thank the councilmember for the funding she allocated in the 2014 budget and her commitment to pub More...

Vallone, Principal Cut Ribbon On LICHS Renovated Field

On September 3, Councilmember Peter F. Vallone Jr. attended a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the renovated athletic field at Long Island City H.S. Vallone was joined at the rededication ceremony by Long Island City H.S. Principal Vivian P. More...

St. Michaels Holds ‘Remember Me Run’

On the weekend before the 12th anniversary of the worst terrorist act to ever occur on American soil, St. More...

Crowley Discusses Health Care With Business Owners

On August 29, Congressmember Joseph Crowley (D-Queens, The Bronx) toured the businesses of the 82nd Street Partnership in Jackson Heights and met with owners to discuss what they need to know to benefit from the Affordable Care Act.  More...

Local-Express

Amy Boncardo

Amy Boncardo is the executive director of the Queens County Farm Museum. Enjoying her 25th year at the Queens County Farm Museum (QCFM), Boncardo is a hands-on director with first-hand experience in all aspects of the Farm’s operation. More...

Flushing House To Host Bereavement Symposium

Flushing House is sponsoring a Bereavement Symposium entitled: Perspectives In Bereavement/Charting One’s Path To Recovery. More...

Reflecting On 78 Years Of Social Security

There are special moments when people look back and evaluate a life or an era: birthdays, class reunions, holidays, anniversaries. Time is, after all, simply the stringing together of a number of events, some small, others significant. More...

Hamburger Grown In A Lab

It sounds like science fiction when you first hear about it, but some people see it as a way of addressing both animal welfare issues and environmental concerns. More...

Food Craze Opens On Broadway

Food Craze opened to much fanfare at 36-19 Broadway in Astoria on September 7. More...

Bike Tour Stops In Astoria Park

Astoria Park was one of the rest stops on the 23rd Annual New York City Century bike tour that was held citywide on September 8. More...

Astoria Alive!

The Astoria Alive Street Festival was held on September 8 along 31st Street, from Ditmars Boulevard to 21st Avenue. More...

The Pulpit

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Queens Food Vendors Win Top Vendy Award

A couple of months ago, Maria Crespo and her daughter received an e-mail that they were a finalist in the 2013 Vendy food truck awards in Sunset Park, Brooklyn. More...

Amazing Maze Coming To Queens County Farm Museum

The Queens County Farm Museum will be unveiling The Amazing Maize Maze sponsored by Con Edison on Saturdays and Sundays, from September 21 through October 27, and Monday, October 14, from 11:00 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. More...

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