September 9, 2015 RSS feed / Features

Historical Society Honors Legendary Cartoonist With Exhibit

Comics by nationally syndicated artist and Bayside resident Thomas Aloysius (Tad) Dorgan (1877-1929) including "Indoor Sports", "Silk Hat Harry", and "Daffydils". More...

Ask Dr. Universe

Dr. Universe: What happens under a volcano? -Graylon W., 6, Milton, OntarioDear Graylon,Your question takes us on a journey deep into the Earth. Figuratively speaking, of course. It’s really hot under Earth’s surface. It’s so hot it can melt rock. More...

Hollis Man Keeping Seas Free In The Middle East

A 2000 Springfield Gardens High School graduate and Hollis native is helping the US Navy keep sea lanes safe and open in the Middle East, serving on the mine countermeasures ship USS Dextrous (MCM-13).    More...

Recommendations To Send Remittances To Greece

On September 2, Congresswoman Carolyn B. More...

LIC Pre-K Opening Could Face Delay

An item posted recently on the Department of Education (DOE)’s Facebook page showed that a new Universal Pre-K program for 270 youngsters in Long Island City is currently not scheduled to open for the start of the 2015/16 school year.  More...

Maloney Calls To Extend Zadroga Act

As the 14th Anniversary of the September 11, 2001 attacks approaches, ailing first responders and survivors joined Congresswoman Carolyn B. More...

Simotas Congratulates High School Graduates

Assemblymember Aravella Simotas delivered the keynote speech to graduating seniors on September 3 at Long Island City High School. More...

Welcome Day At Queens College

Queens College President Dr. Félix V. Matos Rodríguez – who marked his one-year anniversary at the college last week – addressed new students during the college’s Welcome Day festivities on August 26. More...

Ddendyl Wows Audience At The Katz Concert Series

Queens Borough President Melinda Katz hosted a concert by singer and recording artist Ddendyl on Thursday, August 27 in Tribute Park in Rockaway Park. More...

‘Queens Day’ At US Open Qualifying Tournament

Queens Borough President Melinda Katz joined in the “Queens Day” celebrations held during the US Open Qualifying Tournament in Flushing Meadows Corona Park on Wednesday, August 26. More...

Shape Up NYC Brings Fitness To Queens

Anyone who struggles to fit exercise into their daily routine knows it can be a difficult task to find motivation. More...

Call To End Club Related Violence In Dutch Kills

Police, community leaders and local officials are calling on the State Liquor Authority to investigate and take appropriate action regarding repeated acts of violence in and outside a notorious Dutch Kills gentlemen’s club.  More...

Remembering Leo Frank

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New Queens Library Branch In Far Rockaway

Elected officials from all levels of government gathered to announce that a new Queens Library at Far Rockaway has been funded and is moving forward. More...

Internet In Bloom For The Layperson

As one who has been following our global media for many years, recently the trend of gun violence has been overwhelming. This goes beyond the medium being the message or the importance of attracting sponsors to make a living. More...

Local-Express

Kathleen Riddle

Kathleen Riddle is co-founder and President of Outreach, a non-profit agency providing a comprehensive continuum of behavioral health and drug and alcohol services in the New York metropolitan area since 1980.  More...

Community Bd. 1 Public Hearing

Community Board 1 is holding a Public Hearing on Monday September 21, 6 pm at the Astoria World Manor, 25-22 Astoria Blvd., Astoria, to review Capital and Expense requests for FY17.   More...

Cops Ramp Up Patrols At Athens Square

Officials at Athens Square Park, the Greek amphitheater on 30th Avenue in Astoria, are asking the public to call 911 if they see any vandalism or unusual activity at the site.  More...

Back To School!

Classes begin today, September 9, for 1.1 million students in more than 1,800 city public schools, the largest school district in the United States.  More...

Rosh Hashanah

Rosh Hashanah extends over the first two days of the Hebrew month of Tishrei, even in Israel where most holidays last only one day. More...

Tech: Top Five Back To School Gadgets

For every student, September means one thing; the start of the school year. More...

Grammy, Oscar, Tony Winners Open QPAC’s 50th Season

Luminaries of the stage and screen will open the 50th Anniversary Season of the Queensborough Performing Arts Center (QPAC), beginning September 27.  More...

Come To The Astoria Alive Street Festival

Come visit the annual Astoria Alive Street Festival on September 13. The festival will be held from 11 a.m. until 6 p.m. on 31st Street between Ditmars Boulevard and 21st Avenue. More...

The Pulpit

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NYPD Ready To Keep Peace During US Open

A formidable line of defense is keeping people safe in Flushing Meadows Corona Park this summer – part of the same team of police and law enforcement agents that are keeping watch over the US Open Tennis Tournament.  More...

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