February 25, 2015 RSS feed / Features

Israeli Researchers: Working To Find Cures And Treatments For Cancer

In 1975 the nation of Israel, founded as a sovereign Jewish state in 1948, faced a crisis in its medical research programs that was indirectly the result of the three major wars it had fought over the then past 27 years. More...

Suspect Surrenders In LIC Chef Slay

A 29-year-old Long Island man is facing first-degree manslaughter charges after turning himself in to police at the 108th Precinct in connection with the February 20 beating death of a 32-year-old Astoria man.Makheem Addison, of Huntington Square, su More...

Cops Hunt Jackson Heights Gunman

Police last week released a surveillance photo (see photo) of a man who attacked and robbed a man at gunpoint in Jackson Heights on January 7.Cops said the suspect was captured on surveillance footage peering into windows at P.S. More...

Assemblymember Nolan Holds Education Meeting

Cathy Nolan, chairwoman of the New York State Assembly’s education committee, called a local district meeting last Tuesday at Sunnyside Community Services, to protest the continuing denial of funding for schools.  Funding was mandated by a serie More...

Katz Installs Center For The Women Of New York Officers

Queens Borough President Melinda Katz performed the installation ceremony for the Center for the Women of New York at Queens Borough Hall in Kew Gardens on February 11.  More...

DOT, NYPD Release Vision Zero Plan For Queens First

City Department of Transportation (DOT) Commissioner Polly Trottenberg and NYPD Transportation Chief Thomas Chan unveiled the Queens Pedestrian Safety Action Plan on February 17. More...

Hermes Expo, Taste Of Greece To Be Held In March

On March 31, the annual Hermes Expo International conference will be held. More...

Recognition For Cardillo After Four Decades

“Ten-Thirteen.” Two words a police officer never wants to hear used in the line of duty. It is an emergency code meaning that a fellow officer needs help. More...

Local-Express

Scott Stone

This column was originated in July 2013 by Nicollette Barsamian  More...

Local Officials Remember Onorato

State Senator Michael Gianaris, Assemblywoman Aravella Simotas, and Councilmembers Jimmy Van Bramer and Costa Constantinides issued the following statements regarding the passing of former state Senator George Onorato.  More...

Dromm Informs Nepalese Community About IDNYC

On January 30 many Nepalese people gathered at the Adhikaar Organization in Woodside awaiting Councilman Daniel Dromm, who brought good news for Nepalis and all New Yorkers about IDNYC, the new identification program in which all people in the NYC ar More...

Police Re-Release Sketches In Rispoli Murder

Newly appointed 108th Precinct commander, Capt. More...

Hunt Valentine Bank Bandit

Police are trying to determine if a brazen bandit who robbed a Middle Village bank on February 14 is the same suspect wanted in a s string of similar heists in the area dating back to November 2014.Cops said th man walked into a Capital One Bank bran More...

Beware Fake ‘NYC Finance’ eMails

Law enforcement officials are warning New Yorkers to beware a team of scam artists who are trying to bait residents into giving up personal and financial information by sending emails that resemble authentic city parking ticket payment requests.  More...

City To Launch ‘Tax Credit Campaign’

Taxpayers have until Wednesday, April 15, to file their returns this year and for the first time, the city is funding tax preparation centers where New Yorkers who meet the qualifications can file their 2014 tax returns for free.  More...

SJU Ladies Of Charity To Host Evening Of Hope

On Friday, March 13, The St. John’s University Ladies of Charity will host “An Evening of Hope” from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. in the D’Angelo Center Ballroom on the Queens campus. More...

Westway Update

After four monthly meetings with Women In Need (WIN), and the city Department of Homeless Services, the community task force managed to secure a walk-through at the Westway homeless shelter.  The walk-through was scheduled to occur within 14 hou More...

Immigration Programs Halted

A federal court judge has temporarily halted the start of two immigration programs affecting as many as 91,000 eligible undocumented immigrants living in Queens and an estimated 5.2 million in the United States.  More...

Papageorgiou Elected To HANAC Board Of Directors

Constantina S. More...

Queens College A Best Value College, Princeton Review

Two of the major concerns of college applicants are paying for college and graduating with a good job and paycheck. More...

Getting Out Of Snow And Ice In Urban Streets

One thing these past two winters taught us, with their numerous snowstorms, record accumulations and ice-packed spots, is that most people were wholly unprepared for such a “simple” thing as getting or digging out of a parking spot; espec More...

The Pulpit

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114th Precinct Cops Nab Thug In Attack On Senior

Police Officer Robinson and Sergeant Unzerzagt of the 114th Precinct captured Charles Piccolo, who attacked 78-year-old Elias Bournias. More...

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