May 18, 2016 RSS feed / Features

St. Michael’s To Dedicate Wall Of Remembrance

St. Michael’s Cemetery, along with Creter Vault Construction Company, has built a Wall of Remembrance to honor those who were buried at the cemetery without a monument or memorial of any kind. More...

NRG To Sponsor CALDC Independence Celebration

NRG signs on as the annual Platinum sponsor of Central Astoria’s Independence Celebration to be held this year on Thursday June 30th. More...

De Blasio: Protected Cyclists’ Lane On Queens Blvd.

Mayor Bill de Blasio released a statement on the next planned phase of his Vision Zero initiative:  More...

Hevesi’s Energy Generation Tracking System Launched

NYS Assembly Member Andrew Hevesi (A.D. More...

Steinway Street Sale Days

The Queens Community delighted in exclusive bargains and specials on Steinway Street on the weekend of May 13, 14, and 15. More...

Tzinman To Open Studio

Max Tzinman is again participating in the LICArtsOpen 6 Open Studios event running May 19-22. More...

Local Express

Dennis M. Walcott

Dennis M. Walcott, President and CEO of Queens Library, joined Queens Library in March. Walcott is a life-long resident of Queens and has spent his entire career in public service and education. More...

Powhatan & Pocahontas Democratic Club Annual Dinner

The Powhatan & Pocahontas Democratic Club Annual Dinner was held on Thursday, May 5th at Riccardo’s by the Bridge. (L. More...

CALDC Receives Neighborhood Development Grant

Council Members Daniel Garodnick and Costa Constantinides visited with Central Astoria Local Development Coalition to discuss the benefits of the Neighborhood Development Initiative of which they were a recipient. More...

Sunnyside Gardens Park’s Annual Memorial Day Fair

Sunnyside Gardens Park will host its annual Memorial Day Fair on Saturday, May 28, from 12 to 5:30 p.m. (rain date: Sunday, May 29).  Uncle Sam wants to help you kick off summer at the Memorial Day Fair in Sunnyside Gardens Park. More...

The Pulpit

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Immaculate Conception’s Pilgrimage Of Mercy

On Saturday, June 11, 2016, in compliance with Pope Francis’ Jubilee Year of Mercy, Parish of Immaculate Conception Pastor, Msgr. More...

ACA Holds Annual Bike Race

One of the city’s oldest and longest running children’s bike races, the 36th annual Astoria Civic Association Bicycle Race, drew hundreds of children to Astoria Park’s Shore Boulevard to compete. More...

Astoria Officially Gentrified

Astoria is number 11 out of 15 in a study of gentrification in New York City by NYU. Gentrification takes into account rents and resident demographics. More...

MSQ, UCCA Community Annual Health Fair

Co-Sponsors Mount Sinai Queens and United Community Civic Association invite everyone to their Annual Community Health Fair, “for the health of it,” Saturday, June 4th, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. More...

Key Luck’s Heritage Celebration

The Key Luck Club at Bayside Senior Center held its 5th Annual Chinese American Heritage Celebration on Saturday, May 14.  More...

QB Extended’s Dr. Mawere Gets ACHCA Eli Pick Award

Dr. More...

Dutch Kills Demands Answers, Action On Bike Corral

Another traffic accident occurred at 29th Street and 39th Avenue in Dutch Kills on Saturday afternoon – less than 24 hours after lawmakers, local leaders and area residents rallied for additional safety measures at the intersection.  More...

Gianaris Honors Astoria Houses Tenant Assn. Prez

On Tuesday, May 10th, state Senator Michael Gianaris honored Claudia Coger, Astoria Houses Resident Association President, at the 19th annual New York State Senate Women of Distinction Ceremony in Albany. More...

QCC Receives National Theatre Accreditation

In March, Queensborough Community College became one of only eight community colleges out of 189 accredited theatre programs nationwide to receive certification for the Associate in Science Degree by the National Association of Schools of Theatre, th More...

Judge Vallone Scholarship Winners Announced

Astoria Civic Associatioin announced the Judge Charles J. Vallone Scholarship winners. The Judge Charles J. More...

Katz On CB4 Vote Against Queens Blvd Bike Lanes

Community Board 4 voted this week on the New York City Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Queens Boulevard Traffic Safety Improvement plan for the stretch of Queens Boulevard between Eliot Avenue and 74th Street. More...

Free Shredding Event By UCCA, Ridgewood Savings

The United Community Civic Association, Inc. (UCCA) and Ridgewood Savings Bank (Astoria Branch) will host a free shredding event to help combat identity theft. The event will be held at St. More...

Cops Hunt Suspects In LIC Club Assault And Shooting

Police are trying to determine if a suspect in an assault outside a Long Island City nightclub is tied to a shooting that occurred moments later one block away.  Cops said the suspect and another man entered into a dispute inside Aces, a nightcl More...

Community Weighs In On BQX

The Brooklyn Queens Connector (BQX) promises to link Brooklyn and Queens from Astoria to Sunset Park by 2024. More...

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