March 9, 2016 RSS feed / Features

Dromm, Community Usher In Year Of Monkey In Elmhurst

On February 27 Councilman Daniel Dromm and co-sponsors Asian Community United Society, Emblem Health and First American International Bank ushered in the Year of the Monkey at the 6th Annual Lunar New Year celebration at St. More...

Cops Arrest Astoria Man In Deadly Rampage

A disturbed 23-year-old Astoria man is in police custody at Elmhurst Hospital Center as of Sunday night, following a deadly day-long rampage by the suspect that left a 55-year-old man dead and five other people injured, including two police officials More...

Queens College Lacrosse Scores 16-6 Victory

The Queens College lacrosse team moved to 2-0 in the season with a 16-6 victory over Post University last Wednesday afternoon at LaMoy Field. The Knights are 2-0 for the first time since the 2013 campaign. More...

Greek Independence Day Celebration

Queens Borough President Melinda Katz, state Senator Michael Gianaris, Assemblywoman Aravella Simotas and Councilman Costa Constantinides invite you to a Greek Independence Day Celebration Friday, March 11 6-8 pm, at the Stathakion Center, 22-51 29th More...

Crystal Windows Speeds Deliveries With Trailer Fleet

The national manufacturer, Crystal Window & Door Systems, has recently secured a dedicated trailer fleet through its common carrier to provide logistical services for its product shipments beyond the New York metro area and throughout the East Co More...

Renee Heitmann

Renee Heitmann, soprano singer and voice teacher, is living her childhood dream of residing in New York City and making music. She grew up in Penn Yan, NY, in the Finger Lakes Region and had always dreamed of city life.  More...

East River Kiwanis Presents Golden Gloves Semifinals

East River Kiwanis presents the Daily News Annual 2016 Golden Gloves Tournament Semifinals at the Chian Federation. The event is set to take place Wednesday, March 23, doors open at 6 pm. More...

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Poppenhusen Celebrates Year Of The Monkey

The Poppenhusen Institute treated the College Point community, which it has so proudly served for almost two centuries, to a day of festive Chinese music and dance in celebration of Chinese New Year. More...

Livery Driver Shot In LIC

A livery driver is clinging to life, on life support, after he was shot in the head early Friday outside a Long Island City club.  Cops said unlicensed livery driver Robert Castillo, 37, dropped off a man and three women at Club Purlieu at 36-04 More...

Deputy Mayor Delivers ‘State Of Our City’

Deputy Mayor Alicia Glen came to Astoria’s Museum of the Moving Image to deliver a speech at the State of Our City. More...

Water Overflow A Concern As Boro Infrastructure Grows

In New York’s East of Hudson Watershed, storm waters flow over surfaces impervious to water such as rooftops, streets and sidewalks covering about 72 percent of the city’s 305 square miles of surface area.  More...

Peralta, Moya, DenDekker Host Safety Town Hall

State Senator Jose Peralta (D-East Elmhurst), along with Assemblymembers Francisco Moya (D-Jackson Heights) and Michael DenDekker (D-East Elmhurst), hosted a town hall meeting on public and student safety because of the uptick in knife assaults cityw More...

Participatory Budgeting Project Proposals Unveiled

After a successful Participatory Budgeting process last year, residents of the 22nd Council District will again vote on how to spend $1.5 million on local projects to improve the neighborhood. More...

Cheesecake Factory Is Coming To Queens Center Mall

Cheesecake Factory is planning to open in Queens Center mall later this year. There is a lot of excitement around this new addition to the mall. More...

Nancy Reagan, 94

Nancy Reagan, whose devotion to President Ronald Reagan was legendary and whose term as First Lady at the White House brought historic changes, died Sunday at her home in Los Angeles of congestive heart failure. She was 94. More...

YM & YWHAs’ Business Council Breakfast

The Samuel Field Y and Central Queens Y’s Business Council will be hosting its Sixth Annual Business Council Breakfast on Wednesday, March 16, from 9:00 am to 11:00 am at Vivaldi Ristorante in Bayside.  This year, the Samuel Field Y will b More...

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