July 6, 2016 RSS feed / Features

Peralta: Insurance Break For Dashcam Users

In efforts to further promote motor vehicle and road safety, state Senator Jose Peralta (D-East Elmhurst) and Assemblywoman Alicia Hyndman (D-Springfield Gardens) unveiled legislation on June 30th that will provide an automobile insurance premium dis More...

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Evangeline Douris

Philanthropia is a Greek word meaning “love for mankind,” and Evangeline P. Douris epitomizes this love. Born on the Greek island of Lemnos, Mrs. More...

Spring Gala For The Queens Symphony Orchestra

On June 15th, The Spring Gala for the Queens Symphony Orchestra was held at Terrace on the Park. More...

Gunmen Rob Broadway Massage Parlor

A pair of gun-toting bandits burst into an Astoria massage parlor on July 1, where they robbed three women and made off with their cash and an iPhone, police said. Cops said the gunmen entered the massage parlor at 37-16 Broadway at about 3:40 a.m. More...

Having A Blast At ‘Only In Queens’ Summer Festival

Tens of thousands of Queens residents celebrated the first weekend of summer 2016 by enjoying the “Only in Queens” Summer Festival in Flushing Meadows Corona Park on June 26th. More...

The Pulpit

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New Help For ‘Mom & Pop’ Businesses

Mayor Bill de Blasio is expected to sign legislation this week establishing a series of safeguards that would penalize landlords who harass commercial tenants.  The law, likened to laws that protect residential tenants who are harassed by their More...

Crowley’s Roundtable On Preventing Gun Violence

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Murders, Gun Violence Take A Nosedive At 114th Precinct

Murder and gun violence took a holiday in the 114th Precinct during the month of June, officials said.  Police officers from the Astoria Boulevard stationhouse arrested 22 suspects in connection with 30 felony assaults that occurred in the comma More...

Officers, Local Youth Honored For Heroism

Quick, life-saving action taken by Rocco Lymberopoulos last March was applauded at the June 28th meeting of the 114th Precinct Community Council, held at Riccardo’s by the Bridge.  More...

Crystal Windows Featured On ‘Home Free’ TV Show

Crystal Window & Door Systems is the exclusive featured fenestration supplier for the second season of “Home Free,” the FOX Network home building hit television show where contestants compete to win the best built quality home for the More...

Flushing Night Out To Be Held At Flushing High School

The Greater Flushing Chamber of Commerce announced the launch of “Flushing Night Out” in partnership with historic Flushing High School, New York’s oldest public high school, currently celebrating its 140th Anniversary. More...

ACI’s 90th Anniversary

This is but a small sampling of our archives; a gentle nod to the rich history that is Astoria Center of Israel. More...

Queens Cops Keep Fireworks View Safe And Extraordinary

Queens police officials dispatched dozens of uniformed and plainclothes officers to the Long Island City waterfront on July 4th, including officers from the NYPD Critical Response Command, the NYPD Hercules Team, the Joint Terrorism Task Force and lo More...

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