October 21, 2015 RSS feed / Features

Nadler: ‘We Should All Be Ashamed’ Zadroga Expired

First responders Alex Sanchez and Manuel Checo and medical professionals Dr. Michael A. Crane and Dr. Philip Landrigan joined Congresswoman Carolyn B. More...

Historic ‘Tent Of Tomorrow’ Preserved And Beautified

Queens Parks Commissioner Dorothy Lewandowski joined President of the New York Structural Steel Painting Contractors Association (NYSSPCA) Kieran Ahern, current Business Manager for the International Union of Painting and Allied Trades Local 806 Dist More...

Queens College, Con Ed Celebrate Power Of Giving

Queens College President Félix V. More...

Honoring CLORE Leaders

Queens Borough President Melinda Katz and Queens District Attorney Richard A. More...

Garden School Merit Scholar, In Her Own Words

I have read a lot of fiction over the years. Inevitably, the drama would achieve its maximal impact when the protagonist had to make a decision. More...

A Man’s Journey Through Bardo

Johnny pulls over at the end of his shift as a New York City taxi driver. He’s just dropped off his last customer (who he cheated out of the correct change) and sits alone in his taxi. More...

Ask Dr. Universe

Dear Dr. Universe, Do animals have the same types of bones and muscles as humans? More...

Markey Brings $100K Grant To Queens Tourism Council

The Queens Tourism Council recently announced a new $100,000 grant from New York State for tourism marketing in Queens. Seen here are (l. More...

Christ The King Alumnus Lamar Odom Improving

Former LA Lakers basketball and reality TV star Lamar Odom, was found unconscious at a Nevada brothel and is clinging to life. More...

Vallone’s Second Year Of Participatory Budgeting

The second year of participatory budgeting in Northeast Queens has officially begun and Councilman Paul Vallone is once again proud to allocate $1 million in funding to projects that the community will determine and vote for. More...

Queens Zoo Partners To Save Cottontail Rabbits

WCS’s (Wildlife Conservation Society) Queens Zoo has successfully bred rare New England cottontail rabbits (Sylvilagus transitionalis) for introduction to their native New England states.  More...

Dennis Syntilas Way

The legacy of Dennis Syntilas was honored with a street co-naming at 30th Street and 30th Avenue on October 17 in front of Athens Square Plaza.  Syntilas, a civic leader and community organizer, helped make Greek culture an enduring part of the More...

Anybody Here Seen Murphy?

It was July 2012 and I was walking back from a visit to Gantry State Plaza when I was lucky enough to spot a Mets player – without my glasses, mind you – Daniel Murphy was sitting on a be More...

King Manor Museum’s Enlightening Programs

King Manor Museum provides affordable, high-quality, hands-on programs to local school children, families and adults. Once again last year, they set new records for school visitation and overall attendance. King Manor Museum President Gerald J. More...

DOT Reports On State Of City Bridges

The iconic East River crossings, the Brooklyn, Manhattan, Williamsburg and Ed Koch-Queensboro Bridges are all well over 100 years old and require continuous care and attention.  More...

Cops Strike Out Crime At Mets Championship Games

More than 250 uniformed NYPD officers kept the peace at Citi Field on October 17 and 18, where a chilly crowd of more than 44,280 Mets fans packed the Corona stadium two nights in a row, to see the Mets play the Chicago Cubs in their quest for the pe More...

Local-Express

Judy Densky

Judy Densky is chair of the independent LeHavre Artists League and organizes arts & crafts shows at their clubhouse at LeHavre. They will be having an Arts & Crafts Show highlighting paintings, photos, jewelry, crafts, etc. More...

Steinway Street Sale Days

The Queens community turned out in droves to get in on some great bargains on Steinway Street on the beautiful weekend of October 16, 17, and 18. More...

MMI’s Cats Of The Internet

The Museum of the Moving Image located at 36-01 35th Avenue has dedicated a part of its space to the cats achieving fame on the internet. More...

Town Hall On Airplane Noise In Jackson Heights

In response to increasing complaints by Jackson Heights residents and others regarding LaGuardia Airport airplane noise, state Senator Jose Peralta hosted a Town Hall on October 18 at PS 69, at 77-02 More...

The Pulpit

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Homeless Woman Nabbed In Cop Knife Attack

Police arrested a 55-year-old homeless woman on October 16, after she allegedly tried to cut the neck of an off-duty cop during a foiled purse snatching.  Cops said the 50-year-old off-duty officer was walking her dog inside Cunningham Park in F More...

Cops Seek Ex-Husband For Questioning In Homicide

Queens detectives are seeking to question the ex-husband of a 29-year-old Elmhurst woman whose remains were found inside Kissena Corridor Park on October 13.  A homeless man who discovered the body of Qing Qing Kiemde was “so upset” More...

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