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Chefs Help Ronzoni Celebrate Its 100th Year

To celebrate 100 years of calling New York home, Ronzoni Pasta is announcing a 100th anniversary celebration partnering with New York area chefs to create a signature pasta dish inspired by the culture of their neighborhood, paired with donations ben More...

Dromm, Stavisky Give School Supplies To Pan Am Students

Councilman Daniel Dromm (D-Jackson Heights, Elmhurst) and state Senator Toby Ann Stavisky (D-Whitestone, Elmhurst) recently delivered 200 backpacks donated by the Queens Center Mall to students living in the Pan Am Boulevard Family Transitional Resid More...

Block Party & Resource Fair For Community In Astoria

New York City Council Majority Leader Jimmy Van Bramer and Cidadão Global, an Astoria-based Brazilian Community Center, co-hosted the Third Annual Block Party and Resource Fair for the residents of L More...

Atlantic Bank Celebrates New Location On Steinway

Steinway Street welcomes a new location for Atlantic Bank now at 30-75 Steinway Street. The bank was formerly located at 30-18 Steinway Street. More...

District 26 Is Leader In ELA And Math Scores

BY RICHARD GENTILVISO  Queens Community School District 26 leads the borough in proficiency on the 2015 grades three through eight English Language Arts (ELA) and math tests.  More...

PS 111 On State’s ‘Most Dangerous Schools’ List

New York State education officials have included PS 111 in Long Island City on their 2015-16 list of persistently dangerous schools for the second consecutive year, a dubious distinction.  More...

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Peter DeLucia Jr.

The Shops at Atlas Park Marketing Manager Peter DeLucia Jr. is a lifelong resident of Queens having grown up in Ozone Park and currently residing in Bayside. He graduated from Archbishop Molloy HS and then attended St. More...

The Pulpit

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MAD WORLD: Obsession Meets ‘Art-Sanity’

I believe in the power of the imagination to remake the world, to release the truth within us, to hold back the night, to transcend death, to charm motorways, to ingratiate ourselves with birds, to enlist the confidences of madmen.” — J.G More...

USA National Miss 2015 From Whitestone

Katherine McQuade, 19, of Whitestone was crowned USA National Miss 2015 at the USA National Pageant held at the Dolphin Convention Center in Walt Disney World on Saturday, August 1. More...

Koo Condemns Anti-Asian Vandalism

Councilman Peter Koo today condemned the hate speech vandalism that was discovered carved into the sidewalk in front of the Cherry Manor Condos at 141- 18 Cherry Avenue, Flushing. More...

Man Shot In Botched Midnight iPad Sale

Police are searching for three suspects who robbed and shot a Long Island City man during a latenight “business transaction” that went wrong.  Cops said the 35-year old victim told investigators he sells electronic equipment, so it w More...

St. Mike’s To Hold Remember Me Run

This year’s Remember Me Run will be held at St. Michael’s Cemetery on September 12 at 2 pm.  The event will honor former Councilman Peter Vallone Jr. and Suzanne Sebert of the FDNY Family Assistance Unit.  More...

Queens ‘Strongest’ Rescue Senior Rob Victim

Two of New York’s “Strongest,” city sanitation workers, came to the rescue of an elderly Ozone Park man after he was beaten, robbed and tied up inside the home by three armed suspects, authorities said. More...

Ask Dr. Universe

How do we make the best chocolate chip cookies in the universe? – Ms. Lori and Students, Bismarck, ND Dear Ms. Lori and Students, You’ve got to know your dough. More...

Treasures Tripoli's Farmers Market

Consumers in the United States want to know where and how their food is grown. Persons have an intense desire to eat from local markets. Many grow food in their backyards. More...

Pre-K Teacher Summer Institute Expanded

Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña recently launched the Department of Education’s Pre-K Summer Institute, that provides training for over 5,500 pre-K teachers, teacher assistants and leaders across all pre-K settings in district schools, NYC Ear More...

Centers Plan For Healthy Living Opens In Flushing

At a Grand Opening celebration on Tuesday August 18, Centers Plan for Healthy Living (CPHL) cut the ribbon on its new office in Flushing.  More...

Louis Armstrong House Celebrates Queens Jazz Heritage

On Saturday, August 29, at 2 pm, Dennis Lichtman and his Queensboro Six will perform a concert celebrating the rich jazz heritage of the borough of Queens. More...

Dromm Secures IDNYC Registration Site At Library

Residents will be able to apply for the city’s municipal ID cards next month in Jackson Heights.  The city is setting up an IDNYC pop-up shop in the Jackson Heights library, located at 35-51 81st Street, from September 3 through September More...

Crowley, Electeds Donate Back-To-School Supplies

Rep. Joe Crowley (D-Queens, the Bronx) recently hosted several back-toschool events providing much-needed supplies to students attending local summer programs throughout his district. More...

She Goes To Your Head

(And Your Heart!)

As we go about the business of our daily lives at work and at home, involved with family and friends, we tend to miss out on some really great human interest stories happening right under our noses, right down the block or around the corner. More...

Astoria Music & Arts Annual Astoria Music Now! Festival

I grew up in Astoria, in the 1980s. The only live music heard was beaming through the doors of the Greek nightclubs, or from the marching band in the Little League parade around Ditmars, and annually for the Independence Day fireworks. More...

Garden School Camp Engineering Class Trip To Yale

The Garden School Summer Camp Engineering Class campers took an enlightening and inspiring field trip to the Yale School of Engineering. The Garden School is located at 33-16 79th St. More...

Cops Release Sketch Of Acid Attacker

Police this week released a sketch of the man who seriously injured a woman in a random attack, by tossing a caustic liquid in her face on August 19.  More...

Smorgasburg Queens And LIC Block Party

Just as the original Smorgasburg Brooklyn prepares for its big move from Brooklyn Bridge Park to Prospect on August 30, Queens now has its own Smorgasburg to celebrate. More...

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