September 3, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

G TRAIN RETURNS

After a five-week shutdown, the G train is back on track. Service resumed on the morning of September 2, with subway service between the Nassau Avenue station in Greenpoint, Brooklyn and Court Square in Long Island City. More...

De Blasio Endorses Stavisky

Mayor Bill de Blasio endorsed Senator Toby Ann Stavisky for re-election to the New York State Senate On August 31. More...

Koo Throws Out First Pitch

On August 23, Councilmember Peter Koo threw out the first pitch at the season finale of the American Softball League (ASL). More...

Queens Library Fetes 104 Year Old Patron

Sadie Rosenkrantz is like many other Queens residents: she loves to read. She visits her community library in Forest Hills regularly, at least once a week. On August 27, Rosenkrantz celebrated her 104th birthday at the library. More...

Community Calendar

Directory; Recurring Events

ONGOING; ORGANIZATIONS  (* = newly added listings)  COMMUNITY MEETINGS CLUBS   More...

Restaurant of the Week

Sac’s Place…The One and Only!

Sac’s Place is your place and mine for classic, family-recipe, farm-to-table Italian cuisine. Sac’s Place has one of the few coal ovens in Queens cranking out their legendary pies, with all your favorite toppings. More...

Seniors

Senior Organizations That Appeal To Conservatives

Dear Savvy Senior,  Can you recommend any advocacy organizations for seniors other than AARP? More...

Editorials

Show Up Next Tuesday

Just shy of a week from now, voters in several precincts will be given the opportunity to help determine the character of the general election in November.  More...

Letters to the Editor

Have Consideration  Dear Fellow Car Parkers,  I would like to ask you to be considerate of others who have to share parking spaces near the N train line between Hoyt- Astoria Boulevard and Ditmars Boulevard.  You park the car and take More...

Star Journal

WWI Hits Home In 1914

Get into a conversation with a long time Queens resident and you’re likely to discover a subscriber of the Long Island Star–Journal, a daily paper that informed the community about local and world news until it folded in 1968.  More...

Late Summer Storm Hits Whitestone

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DAs Of The Future

District Attorney Richard A. Brown announced on September 2 the appointment of 21 law school graduates as assistant district attorneys. More...

It’s In Queens! (September 4 to September 10)

Admittedly, there is one upcoming event with the term “back-to-school” in its title. However, the impending week is chock full of summertime fun. More...

Mildred Ciangiola Turns 100

Mildred Ciangiola celebrated her 100th birthday on August 30th with family and friends at Jimmy’s Trattoria in Bayside.  Born in Albany, she grew up in Harlem and was a long time Astoria resident. Mildred now lives at Ozanam Hall in Bayside More...

Greater Woodhaven Development Corp. To Hold Meeting

Maria A. Thomson, executive director of the Greater Woodhaven Development Corporation and Woodhaven Business Improvement District announced GWDC is holding their monthly meeting on Tuesday, September 23, at 7:30 p.m. at St. More...

Rally For Rockaway Ferry

Queens Borough President Melinda Katz joined other elected officials and residents of Queens, Brooklyn, and Manhattan on the steps of City Hall on Thursday, August 21, for a press conference and rally aimed at saving the Rockaway Ferry. More...

Political Page

Primary Election Day Tuesday, September 9

Next Tuesday, September 9, is an election day—Primary Election day—when political party members vote to select candidates for general elections, but only registered Queens Democrats must come out to the polls to do the voting on a handful More...

Schumer Endorses Stavisky For Reelection

U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer endorsed state Senator Toby Ann Stavisky on August 25 for reelection to the New York state senate.  More...

Weprin, Koo Join AACE For Closing Ceremony

Councilmembers Mark S. More...

Features

First Cypriot American Bishop Visits The Kimisis Tis Theotokou Church Of Hamptons

“I come from the Katexomena (Occupied Cyprus from the Turkish invasion of 1974),” said His Grace Bishop Sevastianos of Zela, then an Archimandrite. His pain in explaining his lost homeland, at an education event in 2008, made an impression. More...

Meeting Finds Big Change Coming In Energy Policy

A morning meeting entitled “On Energy,” held on August 27 at the BNY Mellon building in downtown Manhattan, took a look at energy technology and innovation in the city and state of New York.  That included investment in, and the affordability of More...

Why Not Leave Astoria?

We all love and hold Astoria close to our heart, but an occasional vacation from home is necessary for peace of mind. Plus, what could be a better way to cherish our neighborhood by being away from it for a while? More...

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