September 23, 2015 RSS feed / Features

ANNUAL FALL RECYCLING FAIR

at the Forest Park Bandshell

Senator Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr., a member of the New York State Senate Environmental Conservation Committee, will host his annual Fall Recycling Event this weekend in partnership once again with Assemblyman Mike Miller.   More...

Where Can You Buy A Practical Luxury Bag?

Look for a handbag when travelling in Greece.” Said Despina Siolas, MD/Ph.D. “The touch and feel of a made in Greece handbag is extraordinary. The KEM quality is #1.” More...

Katz Presents Proclamation At Hunters Point Event

Queens Borough President Melinda Katz (r.) presented an official Proclamation honoring the Hunters Point Community Development Corporation on the occasion of its 20th Annual Community Unity Event, he More...

CB1 Chairperson Vote Ends In Tie

The vote for chairperson of Community Board 1 is a tie between First Vice Chairperson George Stamatiades and Third Vice Chairperson Joseph Risi Jr. The deadlock has been referred to Borough President Melinda Katz for clarification.  More...

Constantinides, Local Groups Collect School Supplies

Councilman Costa Constantinides gathered with local groups to distribute the donations from their co-hosted school supply drive. The groups collected over 50 boxes of supplies and received donations totaling $2,500 to purchase supplies. More...

Newtown Literary Launching Second Kids’ Writing Contest

Queens literary journal, Newtown Literary is launching its second biennial writing contest for kids, Queens Young Authors and Poets, by starting a fundraising campaign to pay for the outreach and administration of the contest. More...

Local-Express

Alfred C. Ronzoni Jr.

Alfred C. Ronzoni Jr. More...

Runners Come To St. Mike’s Cemetery 9/11 Tribute

St. More...

Steinway Mansion Becoming Music School? Stay Tuned

The Steinway Mansion sings the songs of a dozen generations. And now the exciting news has been made of its possible upcoming transformation to a music school – an appropriate legacy.  More...

DOE To Hold Hearings On Struggling Schools

Public hearings for nine schools in Queens identified as “Struggling and Persistently Struggling Schools” by the state, including PS 111 in Long Island City, will be held by the city’s Department of Education next week.  More...

DOT To Start Long-Awaited Main Street Improvements

Business leaders commended the city Department of Transportation (DOT) for its commitment to improve and upgrade the transportation infrastructure in downtown Flushing. More...

Van Bramer Allocates $24K For Cultural Programs

On Friday, September 18, at the Hunters Point Parks Conservancy Live Music Fridays in Hunters Point South Park in Long Island City at 6:30 pm, City Council Majority Leader and Chair of the Cultural Affairs Committee Jimmy Van Bramer will announce the More...

Bryant HS Alumni To Host Class Of 1965’s 50th Reunion

Bryant HS Class of 1965’s 50th Reunion will be held on Saturday, October 24, 2015. The Alumni Association is hosting a Welcome Back tour, and a Banquet Dinner will be held at Riccardo’s that night. More...

Queens Gator Hunt Ends In ‘Jaws’ Capture

A Flushing fisherman last week captured “Jaws,” the young alligator that was on the lam at Flushing Meadows Corona Park for more than a month.  Joe Genovese, a lifetime fisherman who works near the gator’s hideout in the Flushi More...

McClancy HS Pilots Science Module On Sepsis

Monsignor McClancy Memorial High School in East Elmhurst, on September 21 became the first school in the country to pilot a new science education module designed to teach middle and high school students about infectious diseases with a special focus More...

FIRST ANNUAL FAMILY DAY

AT DIVERSITY PLAZA

Saturday, September 26th12PM – 4PMDiversity Plaza37th Road between 74th & 73rd StreetsBring the whole family to enjoy:12:00 PMAjna Dance Company performance12:30 PMDeum Band Performance1:30 PMZumba Class by Mimi2:30 PMTibetan Service Center Perfo More...

Honoring Pope Francis

The City Council unanimously adopted Councilman Paul Vallone’s Resolution praising Pope Francis for his lifelong pursuit of peace among all peoples and commending him on his upcoming historic visit to New York City. More...

Queensborough Community Awarded $750K From NASA

Queensborough Community College is the recipient of a NASA research grant in the amount of $750,000 entitled “CUNYNASA Solar and Atmospheric Research Program and Education Partnership (CUNY-NASA SOLARPREP).” Queensborough is one of four c More...

Simulation Center At EHC Expands Medical Training

New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation (HHC) officials opened on September 15 a new state-of-the-art medical simulation training center in Queens to help doctors and nurses practice medical emergencies and real life-saving procedures that imp More...

John Lennon Bus Stops At PS 69, Jackson Heights

On September 21 NYC Council Education Committee Chairperson Daniel Dromm joined PS 69 Principal Martha Vasquez, PS 69 Arts Liaison and SEM Teacher Specialist Deborah Strack Cregan, Congressman Joseph Crowley and state Senators Jose Peralta and Toby A More...

Let’s Go Luke! Viva Luke!

On July 18, Riccardo’s by the Bridge was the festive venue for a celebration of Astoria resident Luke Gasparre’s 91st birthday. More...

The King Of The Mask World Premiere

New York City’s classical sensation, the Queensboro Symphony Orchestra, will open their 2015-16 season on Sunday, September 27 at 7 pm in grand style at Flushing’s exquisite Mary’s Nativity Church.  Hear the Music!  More...

Girl Scouts Collect Ipods For Dementia Patients At EHC

Atlas Park teamed up with Girl Scouts Troop 4791 on an iPod music collection for those with dementia and Alzheimer’s after seeing a clip on Youtube, www.youtube.com/watch?v=5FWn4JB2YLU. More...

Car Chase On Steinway

Robert Boggs called in to report an accident that happened in the early morning hours of Wednesday, September 16, between 3 and 4 am. More...

DenDekker Thanks Cuomo For Officiating At Son’s Wedding

Assemblyman Michael DenDekker gave great thanks to Governor Andrew Cuomo for officiating at the wedding of his son, Michael Richard DenDekker, to Jennifer Ward.  More...

Happy 100th Birthday, Theresa!

Theresa Simon who turns 100 on October 11 (born October 11, 1915). She has two sons and has been a member of HANAC Senior Center in Astoria for 37 years, since it opened. More...

The Pulpit

Times and dates are subject to change. Please More...

Astoria To Be Focus Of Domestic Violence Program

Astoria has been named a focus neighborhood by the Mayor’s Office to Combat Domestic Violence (OCDV) in the effort to end family-related violence.  South Jamaica (113th Precinct) and Cambria Heights/Queens Village (105th Precinct) were als More...

Queens Lawmaker Tackles Flushing Robbery Suspect

A Good Samaritan got some help from a Flushing lawmaker on September 17, chasing down a panhandler who allegedly swiped a purse from a stroller mom.  Assemblyman Ron Kim was parking his car near Main Street in Flushing at about 1 p.m., when the More...

Learning To Drive

Learning to Drive stars Academy Award nominee Patricia Clarkson and Academy Award winner Ben Kingsley, who portray two middle-aged characters in the midst of personal “mid-life” crises. More...

Copyright 1999-2018 The Service Advertising Group, Inc. All rights reserved.