July 15, 2015 RSS feed / Features

NY Mets Team Up With School Chancellor Carmen Farina

On Thursday July 2 the New York Mets joined NYC school Chancellor Carmen Farina to celebrate the accomplishments of the 2015 Remarkable Achievement Awards recipients.Now in its tenth year the Remarkable Achievement Awards celebrates high school gradu More...

114th Precinct Summer Detail Keeps The Peace At Astoria Park

A formidable line of defense is keeping people safe in Astoria Park again this summer – the same team of police and law enforcement agents that kept watch over this year’s July 4th Fireworks display at the rambling green space.Queens police officials More...

Goldfeder: 'What's The 411' On 311 Social Media Account

After receiving an automated response to an inquiry directed at the Twitter account for the city’s 311 information line, Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder (D-Howard Beach) is calling on City Hall to allow New Yorkers to make quality of life complaints direc More...

Public School May Open At Most Precious Blood Site

A new public school might be opening this September at the site of the recently shuttered Most Precious Blood School in Long Island City, officials at Community School District 30 said this week.  More...

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Tad Sudol

Tad Sudol is a principal at Sudol Studio, an architectural and design firm established in 2012 in NYC. More...

Maloney Supports Cures Act Major Investment In NIH

Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) voted on July 10 to approve the 21st Century Cures Act. More...

Variety Boys & Girls Club Hosted Havana Night Benefit

The Variety Boys & Girls Club of Queens (VBGCQ) hosted Havana Night, a fundraiser and networking event on the Patio of Vivaldi Ristorante in Bayside, on July 9. More...

‘Swingtime Big Band’ To Appear In Astoria Park

You are invited to take a step back into the swing time epoch on July 16 at 7:30 pm when Central Astoria Local Development Coalition Inc. presents SWINGTIME BIG BAND directed by Steven Shaiman. More...

Trinity Lutheran’s ‘Making Peace with Your Past’

Trinity Lutheran Church of Astoria/Long Island City is offering a program for healing, “Making Peace with Your Past: Help for Adult Children of Dysfunctional Families,” an intense program led by Pastor Paul Milholland of Trinity Lutheran More...

128th Giglio Italian Feast Spectacular

A spectacular Italian Festival kicking off July 8 in Brooklyn honoring Saint Paolino has it all: faith, food, music, neighborliness, and international visitors.  More...

Van Bramer Completes Annual Tour De Queens

On July 12, City Council Majority Leader Jimmy Van Bramer completed Transportation Alternatives’ Eighth Annual Tour de Queens. More...

Honoring St. Pat’s For All Organizers

Queens Borough President Melinda Katz, Councilman Daniel Dromm (r.) and City Council Majority Leader Jimmy Van Bramer (l.) co-sponsored a Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Pride Month celebratio More...

Fire Safety’s Hot, Fire’s Not

City fire officials are urging the public to take time to vies a fire safet video that promises to spark the interest of viewers, young and old. Fire officials joined forces with the Flying Karamazov Brothers (FKB) several years ago to produce t More...

Corona Boy OK In Window Tumble

A two-year-old Corona boy is recovering from injuries he suffered when he fell from a first-floor window and tumbled down a basement staircase on July 8.Police said the boy was conscious, alert and “bloodied” after he slipped past a window guard at h More...

Internet In Bloom For The Layperson

If a village can raise a child, why can't the Internet do the same--or at least help?There are many wonderful websites for single parents or parents in general.  Following are just a few.  Who doesn't like free stuff?  www.Singleparent More...

Ask Dr. Universe

Dr. Universe, Is Pluto a planet again or not? – Heidi, Cincinnati, OH Dear Heidi It’s a big week for Pluto as NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft gets a close-up look at the distant, icy world. More...

On-The-Spot Hiring At Peralta’s Job Fair

More than 50 job seekers were hired on the spot during a job fair sponsored by state Senator Jose Peralta (D-East Elmhurst), Queens Center and Woodside on the Move. More...

LINC: ‘When Kids Read, The Community Succeeds’

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Astoria Rocks Cavo For St. Jude Children’s Hospital

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‘The King Lives’

Back by popular demand, Elvis (starring tribute king, Gregg Peters) performed at Gaudio’s, 40-13 30th Ave, Long Island City, on Friday, July 10, for the AIDS Walk Foundation. More...

DOE Support Centers Help Students During Summer

Summer vacation is in full swing for the city’s 1.1 million public school students but the Department of Education (DOE) is still working and has opened seven new Borough Field Support Centers, with two placed in Queens.  More...

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Urge De Blasio, DOE To Make Diwali A School Holiday

City Council candidate Ali Najmi stood with Councilman Daniel Dromm and South Asian community leaders at the Sri Shaniwara Temple in Queens to urge the Department of Education to recognize Diwali as a school holiday. More...

The Faces Of Most Precious Blood School

Presenting the 1961 and 2015 senior classes of Most Precious Blood School (MPB), the first and last graduating classes at the recently shuttered school.  The first graduates, Class of 1961 were the generation between the bobby-soxers and the Bea More...

Newly Improved Arthur Ashe Stadium Is Taking Shape

Since its completion in 1997, Arthur Ashe Stadium has served as the main venue at the US Tennis Association’s Billie Jean King National Tennis Center.  The past seven US Opens were either rain-delayed or they were scheduled for an extra da More...

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