February 17, 2016 RSS feed / Features

UCCA Holds ‘Luv-In’ Party

The United Community Civic Association held their 2016 Community “Luv-In” party at Central Lounge (20-30 Steinway Street) on February 11. More...

Eat Hearty & Healthy With Chef Rocco At MSQ – For Free!

Mount Sinai Queens invites you to attend “Eat Heartily – A Free Tasting of Heart-Healthy Food.” This must-attend cooking demo and food tasting of delicious, nutritious heart-healthy dishes is created by acclaimed chef, Rocco Sacramo More...

NYPD Announces Plans For Major Reorganization

NYPD SATCOM centers will become a thing of the past under a strategic reorganization initiative soon to be announced by Police Commissioner William Bratton.  More...

Katz To Queens Chamber: Boro Closer To Manhattan

Queens Borough President Melinda Katz addressed the Queens Chamber of Commerce at the annual joint meeting with the Queens Borough Cabinet last week.  More...

MSQ Guests At Astoria Civic

Judy Trilivas, Mount Sinai Queens COO, and Ugo Ezenkwele, MD, Chief of Emergency Medicine, provided an update on the Mount Sinai Queens expansion to members of the Astoria Civic Association. More...

Carolyn O’Connell, Youth ‘Hoopster’ Coach

Community and youth activists are mourning the passing of well-liked Astoria youth basketball coach, Carol O’Connell, who turned dozens of local amateur hoopsters into Queens and citywide champions.  More...

Officials Hold Town Halls On Poor Storm Response

Following the inadequate response to Winter Storm Jonas, Assemblyman Francisco Moya, state Senator Jose Peralta, and Assemblyman Michael DenDekker hosted a set of two Town Hall Meetings in two of the More...

Townsend Harris Science Olympiad Team Takes First

Townsend Harris’ Science Olympiad Team did it again! They are the NYC Metropolitan Regional Science Olympiad Champion for the fifth time - 2007, 2009, 2013, 2015 and 2016. More...

Antonin Scalia, Supreme Court Justice, Dead At 79

Antonin Scalia, who grew up in Elmhurst and eventually became the first Italian- American person appointed to the US Supreme Court, died in his sleep last Friday while on a hunting trip in Texas.  At his death at 79; Scalia was the longest servi More...

The Pulpit

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Flushing House Founders To Celebrate 100th Anniversary

United Adult Ministries (UAM) will hold a gala celebration commemorating the 100 Year Anniversary of the organization which founded Flushing House. The fundraiser is on April 21, 2016 at The Garden City Hotel, Garden City. More...

Cuomo Celebrates Lunar New Year In Flushing

The Grand Marshal this year at the Flushing Lunar New Year Parade was Governor Andrew Cuomo, who was honored with the Flushing Chinese Business Association and the Korean American Association of Quee More...

Steinway Family Services To Shut Doors After Tax Scandal

Steinway Child and Family Services, which provides services to children with severe mental health issues, is $10 million in the hole, according to records released on February 1. More...

Van Bramer, Riders Rally Against Poor 7 Line Service

On February 9, New York City Council Majority Leader Jimmy Van Bramer, representatives from Access Queens, Community Board 2, 7 train commuters, business owners and stakeholders held a rally to voice their concerns about poor 7 train service. More...

Sussex Bank Celebrates Its 40th Anniversary

Sussex Bank celebrated its 40th Anniversary on February 9, with employees and customers sharing cake, coffee and friendship! More...

Mike Giordano

Michael Giordano has been co-owner of Royal Collectibles for almost 15 years, joining business partner, Chuck Marrone, shortly after college. He went to St. Francis Prep and St. John’s University in Fresh Meadows, earning a degree in marketing. More...

SFP’S Music Dept Concert Highlights Elite Groups

On Friday, March 18, St. Francis Prep’s Music Department will present its annual Jazz/Pop concert. More...

Christ the King Holds Signing Rally For Three Seniors

Three Royals signed their letters of intent to play college athletics on National Signing Day (February 3). More...

Scalia Vacancy Sets Off Fierce Political Brawl

The vacancy on the US Supreme Court created by the death of Justice Antonin Scalia could set off a battle royale between Democrats and Republicans over choosing a replacement for him.  President Obama, through his deputy press secretary, offered More...

Wanted For Questioning In Steinway Street Stabbing

Police are searching for three men wanted for questioning in connection with a recent stabbing on Steinway Street.  Cops said the victim entered into a dispute with a group of strangers in front of 25- 97 Steinway St. More...

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