March 30, 2016 RSS feed / Features

Celebrate Women’s History

On March 24, Assemblywoman Aravella Simotas and Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney hosted a luncheon to commemorate Women’s History Month in The Astor Room at Kaufman Astoria Studios. More...

Steinway Welcomes US Army

The Brooklyn North Recruiting Company of the US Army held their Long Island City Recruiting Center Grand Opening on Steinway on March 24. More...

Astoria Dance Centre’s Pediatric Cancer Dance-A-Thon

Astoria Dance Centre has pledged their support for The Andréa Rizzo Foundation’s nationwide fundraising effort, “Dance Across America,” for the sixth year in a row. More...

The Pulpit

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Trinity Lutheran’s 125th Anniversary Celebration

On April 16 Trinity Lutheran Church will offer another event in celebration of its 125-year heritage. More...

DHS Responds To NYPD: Increase Shelter Security

Bowing to pressure from the Dutch Kills Civic Association and local police officials, the city Department of Homeless Services (DHS) has upgraded security in and around a homeless shelter for women in the Long Island City community. More...

Queens Library CEO Walcott To Present 2017 Budget

Queens Library President and CEO Dennis Walcott will present the library’s 2017 budget priorities for public comment on April 4 at 6 p.m. The presentation will occur at the Flushing branch at 41-17 Main Street. More...

New Veterans’ Affairs Satellite Office Opens

Queens Borough President Melinda Katz and Mayor’s Office of Veterans’ Affairs (MOVA) Commissioner Loree Sutton, joined by state Senator Joseph Addabbo, Jr., Assemblyman Michael DenDekker, Councilmembers Eric Ulrich, Donovan Richards and Q More...

114th Pct. Reports Increase In Crime For March

Struggling with a spike in crime, the 114th Precinct endured a weekend of mayhem to start the month of March culminating with one of the largest NYPD manhunts in recent memory.  More...

Pakistan Terror Attack Kills Mostly Children

Terrorists killed 69 people, mostly children, in a park in Lahore, Pakistan on March 27, Easter Sunday. The attack by a suicide bomber took place near a children’s play area in the park. There are also over 300 people injured. More...

LaGuardia Airport Transformation Moves Forward

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced that the comprehensive redesign of LaGuardia Airport has taken a major step forward, with a crucial approval vote by the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey. More...

East River Kiwanis Golden Gloves Fundraiser

The Daily News Annual 2016 Golden Gloves Tournament Semifinals, presented by the East River Kiwanis was held at the Chian Federation Wednesday, March 23, at 44- 01 Broadway, Astoria. More...

Local Express

KC Arora

Queens native KC Arora is an up-and-coming comedian and contestant in the new series, “New York’s Funniest” that premiered March 17 on Seeso. More...

Upcoming Kiwanis Of Astoria-LIC Street Festival

On April 10 visit the annual Kiwanis of Astoria-LIC Street Festival on 31st Street, between Ditmars Blvd. and 21st Avenue. More...

‘My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2’ Star, Lainie Kazan, To QCC

Lainie Kazan, award-winning movie, television and Broadway actress, is also a popular cabaret singer who stars in the much-anticipated sequel, “My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2,” to be released just days before she appears live at Queensborough More...

Bella, The Hero Dog

On the morning of Sunday, March 20 Joanne Walters set out to walk her little dog, Bella. More...

Wheel Fun Rentals Opening Daily At Flushing Meadows

Calling all adventure-lovers in New York! Wheel Fun Rentals excitedly announced select New York locations are now open seven days a week, as of Easter weekend. More...

Queens County Young Dems Hosts Women In Politics

On March 31 more than 60 members of the Queens County Young Democrats (QCYD) congregated at the Rego Center Community Room to ask the female elected officials of their borough what it means to be a woman in politics.  More...

88-Year-Old Dies In Easter Sunday Blaze

City fire marshals are investigating an early morning blaze at a private home in Jackson Heights that took the life of an 88-year-old resident.  Fire officials said the blaze broke out on the first floor of a two-story home at 25- 09 87th Street More...

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