December 30, 2015 RSS feed / Features

Women’s City Club Honors Katz

Queens Borough President Melinda Katz was one of the female elected leaders honored by the Women’s City Club (WCC) of New York during the Club’s Centennial Celebration on December 16. More...

108th Pct. Community Council’s Annual Holiday Party

On Saturday, December 19 the 108th Precinct Community Council held its Annual Holiday Party at Sunnyside Community Services. More...

Mayor’s Office Of Technology To Bring City’s Nabes Online

Everybody knows the names of New York City’s five boroughs. However, what about its hundreds of neighborhoods? More...

Record-Breaking Donations To Braunstein’s Gift Drives

Assemblyman Edward C. Braunstein (D-Bayside) wrapped up his record-breaking holiday gift drives for hospitalized veterans and needy and hospitalized children. More...

Bay Terrace Holiday Cheer

The spirit of the holidays was upon the guests at the Bay Terrace Shopping Center in Bayside who were treated to a visit by Santa Claus and a horse-drawn wagon ride around the parking lot. More...

Asm. Weprin’s Holiday Toy Drive Nets Over 400 Toys

Assemblyman David Weprin was joined by John J. DeCristoforo, Chief Executive Officer of the Boys & Girls Club of Metro Queens, and others to gift collected toys to the Boys & Girls Club of Metro Queens in Richmond Hill.  More...

The Pulpit

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‘Christmas’ Behind Bars

A Queens Grand Jury took the twinkle out of a bad Christmas on Christmas Eve, by handing down an indictment charging a Queens man with menacing a deli clerk.  Queens District Attorney Richard Brown said Nicholas Christmas was no saint when he ar More...

A New Year - A New Beginning

“To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven: A time to be born, and a time to die; a time to plant, and a time to pluck up that which is planted; A time to kill, and a time to heal; a time to break down, and More...

Vallone, Buery Tour Pre-K

Councilman Paul Vallone joined Deputy Mayor Richard Buery for a tour of the Pre-K for All program at PS 29 in College Point on the morning of December 23. More...

JetBlue Brightens Queens Plaza

JetBlue Airways, in connection with the LIC Partnership (LICP) and LIC Business Improvement District (LIC BID), this week brightened Queens Plaza with holiday lighting, which featured a series of banners inspired by JetBlue’s tail fin patterns, More...

Stavisky, Koo Applaud PS 244’s Blue Ribbon Honor

State Senator Toby Ann Stavisky (D-Flushing) visited PS 244 in Flushing with Councilman Peter Koo (l.) to congratulate Principal Robert Groff (c.) and the students and staff on their Blue Ribbon Scho More...

Ask Dr. Universe

Why is liquid nitrogen so cold? -Aaron, 9, Seattle, WA Dear Aaron, When I got your question, I headed straight for my friend Jake Leachman’s lab at Washington State University. More...

Hotter Than That: 90 Years of Louis Armstrong’s Hot Five

Now through October 2016, you can visit the Louis Armstrong House Museum and see the new exhibt curated by LAHM Director of Research Collections Ricky Riccardi and Archives Assistant Brynn White. More...

Ramon ‘Jiggz’ Silverio

Ramon “Jiggz” Silverio was about 16 when he came to Queens Community House (QCH) in Forest Hills. More...

A Team Effort

The brave firefighters of Ladder 167, Engine 306 from Auburndale attended to a group of teenagers who were involved in a head-on collision at the intersection of Francis Lewis and Northern Boulevards More...

New Year Around The World

‘N ew Year's is one of the oldest celebrated holidays and was first observed 4000 years ago in ancient Babylon.  More...

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