November 4, 2015 RSS feed / Features

Motorcyclist Dead In Steinway Street Wipeout

A 22-year-old Woodside man died on October 25th after he lost control of his motorcycle on Steinway Street, police said.Investigators at the NYPD Accident Investigation Squad said Nathaniel Gomez was riding north on Steinway Street at about 5:45 a.m. More...

Markey Announces $1M For Security At Woodside Houses

Assemblywoman Margaret Markey announced a grant of $1 million for security system upgrades at Woodside Houses, the 20-building NYC Public Housing Authority development.  She was joined by state Senator Jose Peralta, civic leaders, including Ann More...

Central Astoria’s Housing Workshop A Huge Success

Even the rain couldn’t keep people away. On the night of Wednesday, October 28, despite unending rain, 40 people gathered in the Central Astoria conference room to hear about NYC rent regulations. More...

Dutch Kills Civic Leader Meets the Mayor

Dutch Kills Civic leader George Stamatiades met this week with Mayor Bill de Blasio at a dinner in honor of the New York State Legislature, including Assemblywoman Catherine Nolan. More...

Stringer Speaks, Officers Honored At 114th Precinct

Before taking command at the 114th Precinct, Captain Peter Fortune was the Commanding Officer of Police Service Area (PSA) 5 in East Harlem.  More...

Surprise Party For 114th Precinct CC President

Ann Bruno was about to celebrate her 25th anniversary as President of the 114th Precinct Community Council, only she was the last to know it.  “A very special occasion,” said Commanding Officer Captain Peter Fortune, of the 114th Pr More...

Man Injured In Broadway Building Collapse

City building inspectors this week are combing through the rubble of a building that collapsed on Broadway in Astoria to determine a cause of the collapse that injured one member of a construction crew.  More...

Doo Wop Returns To QPAC

The Doo Wop Project that dazzled audiences last spring with its classic sound and tight harmonies is coming back, by popular demand, to the Queensborough Performing Arts Center (QPAC) on November 15 at 3 pm.  More...

Comedy For A Cause At Ben’s Best Deli

Ben’s Best Deli announced they are presenting Comedy for a Cause Saturday, November 7, from 7 pm to 9:30 pm. The event will be donating all profits to Autism Speaks, the world’s leading autism science and advocacy organization. More...

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Hellenic Society Hosts Haunted House

Screams of horror came from the bowels of the Stathakion Center of the Federation of Hellenic Societies, 22-51 29th St., in Astoria, as hundreds lined up to be scared and terrified in the annual Halloween haunted house.  More...

Lexington School Teacher Chosen For WWII Program

Judy Schechter, a high school social studies teacher at Lexington School for the Deaf, is one of 18 middle and high school educators selected by National History Day (NHD) to participate in Understanding Sacrifice, a highly competitive, year-long pro More...

Hunt Suspect In LIC Construction Site Robs

Police are asking the public for help in capturing a serial thief who has stolen more than $15,000 in tools and electronic devices from four Long Island City construction sites since last June.Cops said the thief first struck at a construction site o More...

Bayside Heroes Rescue Seizure Victim

The heroes of FDNY Engine 306 from Bayside attended to a woman who was suffering a seizure near the corner of Bell Boulevard and 46th Avenue. More...

Van Bramer Holds Annual Hispanic Leadership Awards

City Council Majority Leader Jimmy Van Bramer hosted his Sixth Annual Hispanic Leadership Awards Ceremony at La Choza del Gordo in Long Island City. More...

MVPs’ Food Drive At ‘She Goes To Your Head’

The MVPs are a youth-driven ministry that effectively does the corporal acts of mercy.  More...

Queens Raccoon Alert

City health officials are warning Queens residents to steer clear of raccoons that have been spotted in daylight throughout the neighborhoods from Long Island City to Maspeth. More...

Kupferberg Center To Host Kristallnacht Commemoration

The Harriet and Kenneth Kupferberg Holocaust Resource Center and Archives (KHRCA) will host the 11th Annual Borough-Wide Commemoration of Kristallnacht on November 10. More...

Mount Sinai Panel Discusses Cancer Treatment Advances

On Thursday, October 22 at Manducatis Rustica restaurant, physicians from Mount Sinai Queens provided an update on the latest advances in medical and surgical approaches to cancer screening and preve More...

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Sr. Catherine Feeney

Sister Catherine Feeney, SSND, Executive Director of the School Sisters of Notre Dame Educational Center in Woodhaven says, “It has been my joy during the past 12 years to serve more than 700 women at the School Sisters of Notre Dame Educationa More...

Woo Woo Wonderland

Every year the family at 21-52 46th Street in Astoria treats the entire community to a mini “haunted mansion,” where they pull out all the stops with decorations, treats, and costumes &nd More...

The Gentleman’s Show: Presley, Humperdinck, Tom Jones

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Community Meets To Improve Traffic Safety Near Park

In the wake of the hit and run death of 21-year-old Astoria resident Betty Jean Dibiasio in late June, and more than 100 car-related injuries all near Astoria Park since 2009, Councilman Costa Constantinides invited the community to come together to More...

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