February 19, 2014 RSS feed / Features

Local Vets Celebrate The Beatles And The 60s

Local veterans were rocking to the 60s this weekend in celebration of The Beatles’ 50th anniversary since coming to America. The Edward R. More...

Reminder: Electric Bikes Illegal, Carry $3G Fine

Queens police officials are reminding the public that it is illegal to ride electric bicycles on the streets and sidewalks of New York City.A law passed by the City Council last April went into effect on November 11, prohibiting the use of electric b More...

2014 Sochi Olympics Opening Ceremony: Remembrance Of Greek And Byzantine Heritage

The Olympics tries to follow the Ancient Greek philosophy that the success of democracy depends on the moral character its citizens. More...

Katz Holds First Boro Cab/Chamber Meeting

Melinda Katz stood at the podium for the first time as borough president at the annual joint meeting of the Queens Borough Cabinet and Queens Chamber of Commerce. More...

Entrepreneur Space Celebrates Third Birthday

The Entrepreneur Space in Long Island City recently celebrated two landmark occasions on February 11. More...

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Adrian Bordoni

Adrian Bordoni has worked in nonprofit management for more than 13 years, and as an educator for 21 years as a high school teacher, school dean and instructor for community groups. More...

Shaving The ‘Stache For Cash

Known by many in Queens for his signature mustache, realtor Paul Halvatzis shaved it off at the third annual “Shave the ‘Stache for Cash” event. More...

The Pulpit

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Resor ts World Casino To Host City Har vest Benefit

On February 26 at 7 p. m., Resorts World Casino New York City will join with celebrity chef and television personality Todd English to host the Mid- Winter Taste for City Harvest featuring 30 of New York’s most popular restaurants. More...

Queens Native Captures Ghost Ads On Film

Queens native Frank Jump has been photographing the fleeting images of “ghost ads” around the five boroughs for years. More...

Miller Brings Valentines To Ridgewood Senior Center

On February 14 Assemblymember Mike Miller visited the Ridgewood Older Adults Senior Center located at 59-14 70th Ave. in Ridgewood. More...

Role Reversal Day At Christ The King H.S.

Students and faculty participated in Christ the King’s annual Role Reversal Day, which is part of the school’s celebratory events during Catholic Schools Week. (L. More...

City Accepting Lifeguard Applications For Summer ‘14

Mother Nature’s wrath of frigid, snowy weather this winter has filled the heads of beach lovers with images of miles of sandy beaches and city pools, as they sit idly by in anticipation of summer..City officials anticipating the eventual onset of sum More...

Slain Guardsman’s Mom Wants Detective Fired

The mother of a National Guardsman who was shot and killed in 2012 by an NYPD detective during a traffic stop on the Grand Central Parkway is calling on police officials to fire the officer.The family of Noel Polanco, 22, was paid $2 million in settl More...

Katz’ Wide Ranging Talk Before Borough’s Biz Leaders

Addressing the Queens Chamber of Commerce, Queens Borough President Melinda Katz laid out plans for encouraging economic development and called for present ferry service in the Rockaways to be made permanent and to move up the completion date of the More...

St. Michael’s Cemetery To Host Recital, Food Drive

St. Michael’s Cemetery will host a violin and piano recital on February 22. The event is open to everyone from the community. All are invited to come and enjoy the talents of Olga Turkina on violin and Philipp Petko on piano. More...

Dutch Kills ‘Snow Busters’ Back On The Beat

Two dedicated Dutch Kills snowbusters hit the streets again last week to help clear piles of snow dumped on the Long Island City community by this year’s unrelenting winter. More...

Valentines Serenade At Sunnyside Community Services

Members of Sunnyside Community Services’ Center for Active Older Adults were serenaded by local lawyer and Kiwanian Marc Leavitt on piano, accompanied by members of Sunnyside Community Services’ staff, board of directors, and volunteers, More...

Hope For People With Autism

The heart wrenching three-month search for Avonte Oquendo, the 14 year old autistic boy who ran away from his school never to be seen again, ultimately resulted in the tragic discovery of his remains in College Point. More...

Small But Splendid Snowflakes

Those of us living in the northern half of the country can be forgiven for being tired – at this stage of winter – of shoveling snow. More...

Long Live The NYS Pavilion

On a recent walking tour in Flushing Meadows- Corona Park, Queens Borough President Melinda Katz declared that the New York State Pavilion will be saved and should never be torn down. More...

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