September 16, 2015 RSS feed / Features

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Back to School Sale

Super Back To School Sale!!!Free ExamWith Frame& PolycarbonateLensesFor Just$99Restrictions apply. Cannot be combined with unions or insurance. More...

Constantinides Announces Waterfront Revitalization

Councilman Costa Constantinides hosted a Waterfront Festival in conjunction with Waterfront Alliance at Hallets Cove Playground. More...

7 Train Terminal Opens at Hudson Yards

New York City has welcomed its newest subway station in Chelsea, known as 34th Street - Hudson Yards, the MTA’s first addition since 1989, and tops out as the 469th station in New York.  More...

St. Demetrios Alumni To Hold Reunion For All Classes

The Alumni Association of Saint Demetrios Greek-American School of Astoria is holding a reunion for all classes on Friday, October 2. More...

Geekery HQ For All Things Gaming In Astoria

The Geekery HQ is your Friendly Local Gaming Store (FLGS) located in Astoria. More...

Concannon Campaign Headquarters Officially Open

City Council candidate Joe Concannon made the following statement about his campaign headquarters:  More...

DIY Wedding Trends

Pinboards are buzzing with endless inspiration, bringing clever and colorful projects to life. For brides to be, the hottest looks in wedding decor can be yours with just a bit of creativity.   More...

Armenians Celebrate With Annual Feast

Hundreds of area residents came to feast and dance at the Armenian Church of the Holy Martyrs at Oceania Street and Horace Harding Expressway in Bayside, to celebrate the church’s annual Oceania Street Armenian Festival in observance of the Fea More...

Commemorating 9/11 In Diversity Plaza

Councilman Dromm and community leaders representing a wide array of ethnicities and faith traditions, including Christian, Muslim, Jewish, and Hindu, honored the memories of the people who lost their lives at the World Trade Center during the Septemb More...

Bryant HS Ass’t. Principal Booted For Alleged Affair

An Assistant Principal at Bryant High School was booted from her job recently after an allegation surfaced about her alleged affair with a female student.  More...

Firefighters Rescue Pup From All-Hands Blaze

Firefighters who battled a smoky, allhands blaze at a Long Island City apartment building on September 15 were met with applause by neighbors when they walked to the street cuddling a small dog that was trapped in a second-floor bathroom.  More...

Low Enrollment At Most Precious Blood Pre-K

Board of Education officials faced with a low turnout of students registered at the Most Precious Blood Pre-K program opened just two classrooms for 16 youngsters on September 9 – a far cry from the anticipated enrollment of 270 students, schoo More...

Van Bramer Delivers School Supplies

On September 11, City Council Majority Leader Jimmy Van Bramer concluded his Sixth Annual School Supplies Drive by delivering thousands of items to the children of PS 111, which serves the children o More...

Kew Gardens Community Arts Day

Kew Gardens celebrates the diversity of Queens artists on Sunday, September 27.  More...

Short Takes

Gator Spotted In Flushing Meadows Corona Park   More...

Doors Of Memory/Porte della Memoria At QCC Gallery

Doors of Memory/Porte della Memoria, at the QCC Art Gallery, is a photographic essay showcasing a collection of 25 original photographs of old doors and windows taken in Avella, Italy. In it, artist/poet Eleanor M. More...

CALDC Housing Workshops Coming To Libraries

The Central Astoria Local Development Coalition (CALDC) is presenting a series of housing workshops in Queens Libraries during the months of September and October.  If you are interested in learning more about housing issues and subsidies (such More...

St. Nicholas To Be Rebuilt / Reimagined At Ground Zero

Fourteen years after the terrorist attacks at the World Trade Center, construction to replace St. More...

Remember Me Run Commemorates 9/11 Victims

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Pet-Friendly Attire for a Walk Down the Aisle

For couples planning a wedding, there’s a greater opportunity than ever before to weave personal elements into every aspect of the big day. More...

Local-Express

Anthony Zaccaria

Born in Messina, Italy, Anthony Zaccaria has been a long-time resident of Forest Hills, residing there for over 58 years. He has been the sole proprietor of AJ Zaccaria Custom Interiors (at 105-08 Metropolitan Avenue in Forest Hills) for 40 years. More...

Meng To Hold Safety Day For Queens Parents & Kids

On Sunday, September 20, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens), a founder and Co-Chair of the Congressional Kids Safety Caucus, will host Kids Safety Day for children and parents in Queens.  More...

The Pulpit

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Flushing Ex-Con Sought

Police at the 109th Precinct in Flushing are continuing their search for the boyfriend of a 28- year-old Queens Village woman whose decomposing body was found on September 10 with multiple stab wounds, stuffed in the trunk of her Nissan Maxima in Whi More...

DenDekker Hosts Mobile Care Clinic

In the weeks leading up to Breast Cancer Awareness Month, which is observed each October, Assemblyman Michael DenDekker partnered with Congressman Joseph Crowley and the American-Italian Cancer Foundation to host a Mobile Care Clinic in Jackson Heigh More...

Katz Shows Support For Avigdor’s Helping Hand

Queens Borough President Melinda Katz attended Avigdor’s Helping Hand’s 10th Annual Labor Day Barbecue on Monday, September 7. More...

CityParks Senior Fitness

City Parks Foundation welcomes all New Yorkers, 60 and over, to participate in CityParks Seniors Fitness. More...

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