November 11, 2015 RSS feed / Features

Miller Honors St. Elizabeth Students

On Monday, November 9, Assemblyman Michael Miller (D-Woodhaven) presented Student of the Month certificates to the students of the St. Elizabeth Catholic Academy in Ozone Park. Seen here are Assemblyman Miller, Principal Mr. More...

Officials, Vallones Celebrate On Election Night

On Tuesday, November 3, Assemblywoman Aravella Simotas, state Senator Michael Gianaris and Councilman Costa Constantinides gathered with members of the Tamiment Regular Democratic Club for an election night celebration in honor of Peter Vallone Jr., More...

Mural Paying Homage To Astoria Unveiled

Councilman Costa Constantinides and Congressman Joseph Crowley unveiled a mural under the bridge overpass on 48th Street between 25th and 28th Avenues in Astoria. More...

Boro Cab Mtg. On Buildings Dept. Programs, Seniors

The Department of Buildings issued a record 140,000 permits in 2014 for construction work affecting the lives of New Yorkers daily.  “There are one million buildings in our system [with] 1,000 records per building,” said DOB Commissi More...

Galante Sues Queens Library

Axinn, Veltrop & Harkrider LLP filed a complaint on November 2 in federal court on behalf of Thomas W. Galante, former President and CEO of the Queens Borough Public Library, detailing how the library lacked a valid basis for terminating Mr. More...

Mediterranean Foods Opens New Location Near Ditmars

In the heart of Astoria the family-owned and operated Mediterranean Foods is holding a Grand Opening for its second location, a block away from Ditmars Boulevard on 35th Street, on Thursday, November 12.  More...

Ceramics Class In Astoria

Pauline Zammit is a ceramic artist and teacher who has been doing ceramics for 30 years. She owned a full studio in the 1990s but closed down to focus on her family. She states, “I am really trying to save this art. More...

Bel Aire Salutes Our Veterans With A FREE Meal

Every day should be Veterans Day. This Veterans Day, Bel Aire Diner Restaurant will be honoring our veterans for their service to our country: VETERANS EAT FREE! More...

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Jeneen Terrana And Evan Edwards

Jeneen Terrana and Evan Edwards wrote a new musical called, McGurk’s Suicide Hall, a Fictional Account of Actual Events. They both live in Astoria and wrote the musical there. More...

Tomb Of The Unknowns

The Tomb of the Unknowns is a monument dedicated to American service members who have died without their remains being identified. It is located in Arlington National Cemetery in the United States. More...

The Pulpit

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Person Of Interest Sought

Police last week released a surveillance image of a man sought for questioning regarding a fatal motorcycle crash that killed a 22-year-old Woodside man.  The man was captured on surveillance footage pacing back and forth near Steinway Street an More...

Cruise Recaptures 1980s Racing On Francis Lewis Blvd.

A film on 1980s youth culture from the screenwriter of the Academy Award nominated The Wrestler with Mickey Rourke is filming on the streets of Whitestone and Bayside. More...

Quinn-Carey Settles Up On Mets Bet With KC, MO

Bridget Quinn- Carey, Interim President and CEO of Queens Library, pays off on bets made with library heads in Kansas City and the Mid-Continent Public Library in Missouri over the World Series. More...

Vallo Transportation Promotes Anti-Bullying Campaign

Vallo Transportation, an independent school bus company located in Whitestone, raised awareness of student safety both on and off school buses by promoting their No Bullying Zone initiative as October’s National Bullying Prevention Awareness Mo More...

Fight Against Domestic Violence

In recognition of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Queens Borough President Melinda Katz spoke at the Shine the Light on Domestic Violence social media campaign launch recently at Queens College. More...

Vallone, Community Oppose Proposed Zoning Amendment

Councilman Paul Vallone held a press conference on November 4 and stood with civic and community leaders from throughout northeast Queens in opposition to the Department of City Planning’s Zoning for Quality and Affordability (ZQA) text amendme More...

Stavisky Addresses Women’s Leadership Conference

State Senator Toby Ann Stavisky (D-Flushing) sat on a panel of women lawmakers at the 11th Annual CUNY/New York Times Women’s Leadership Conference at Hunter College. More...

Garden School Scholarship Opportunity

A unique opportunity for parents and students interested in an independent school education, the Garden School, located at 33-16 79th Street, offers its annual Merit Scholarship Exam on December 5, 2015 at 9 am. More...

Whitestone Students LeAp Into Enriched Art Program

Learning through an Expanded Arts Program (LeAp) and Citi honored student artists with a Milk & Cookies Reception and Certificate Presentation at the kick-off of LeAp’s 14th annual Student Art Exhibition (November- December 2015) on Novembe More...

A Day In The Pink At St. John’s Prep

The St. John’s Prep Student Council sponsored a Breast Cancer Research Theme Day on October 29. More...

Lessons Of Carefully Taught

Cheryl L. Davis’ Carefully Taught is the story of a friendship that is put to the test. It challenges us to examine perceptions of “the other” in both our professional and private lives. More...

Origins Of Veterans Day

Veterans Day is an American holiday honoring military veterans. The day is both a federal and a state holiday and is celebrated on the same day as Armistice Day or Remembrance Day as it is called in other parts of the world. More...

Hunt For Armed Robbers Of Uber Car

Police are searching for four knife-wielding suspects who held up an Uber driver on 36th Avenue in Dutch Kills on November 4.  Cops said the Uber driver was in his car on 36th Avenue near 32nd Street at about 4:30 am on November 4 when three men More...

Christ The King Welcomes New Board Members

Christ the King High School’s Board of Trustees Chairman, Serphin R. More...

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Bought to life by the Gingerbread Players of Saint Luke’s Church in Forest Hills. More...

Mater Christi Alumni Celebrate Golden Reunion

Mater Christi alumni celebrated a special reunion on the night of October 24. More...

Dr. Jill Biden Visits LaGuardia

Dr. More...

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