August 3, 2016 RSS feed / Features

Meng Elected Democratic National Committee Vice Chair

U.S. Congresswoman Grace Meng (D-NY) was elected Vice Chair of the Democratic National Committee. More...

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Ayelet Pearl

Ayelet Pearl, a graduate of Barnard College and native of Queens, passionately documents the lives that surround her through exceptional photography. More...

Constantinides: Help Select $1M Community Projects

City Council Member Costa Constantinides has again set aside capital funding for this cycle of Participatory Budgeting. District residents ages 14 and over will soon be able to decide how to invest $1 million on capital projects within the district. More...

Flushing House Director Of Community Relations Retires

Robert Salant, a seasoned public relations professional, has just retired from Flushing House after serving there for 17 years. Mr. More...

FIAO’s 28th 5K Run/Walk

The Federation of Italian American Organizations of Queens hosted the 28th Annual 5K Run/Walk on Sunday, July 24. Over 200 participants ran or walked in the streets of Astoria, despite the heat. More...

SummerFest On 30th Avenue

The cooler temperatures brought the entire community out to celebrate the Astoria/30th Avenue SummerFest, sponsored by Queens Community Board 1. More...

The Pulpit

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20 Years To Life For Attempted Murder Of Queens Cops

A 57-year-old Manhattan man was sentenced last week to 20 years to life in prison after pleading guilty on two counts of first-degree attempted murder in the 2011 attack on two Jackson Heights police officers, Queens District Attorney Richard Brown s More...

Fighting Back Against Child Abduction

In 2000, Houston-based Service Corporation International and Dignity Memorial established “Escape School,” dedicated to providing parents, grandparents and guardians, with the means to help prevent child exploitation and abduction.  More...

Peralta’s Constituent Svcs.

When Francisca Reyes, a Jackson Heights resident, received a bill for more than $40,000 from the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance, she was shocked.  More...

Vallone Works To Improve Pedestrian Safety In NE

Council Member Paul Vallone is working to make pedestrians safer in Northeast Queens, most recently at 32nd Avenue, which Vallone said “has long been a dangerous stretch of road, particularly near Bowne Park.” He said a lack of traffic ca More...

City Vows To Attack Zika Where It Starts

Since the first outbreak of West Nile virus in North America was confirmed in Queens back in 1999, the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) has carefully monitored Culex mosquito activity every summer in all five boroughs.  More...

Peralta’s Movies In Park

It is summertime, so get your blankets, grab your family and friends, and head to the park for “Movies in the Park 2016,” an outdoor initiative organized by State Senator Jose Peralta, who is bringing two free family films to the communit More...

The History Of The SAT

The SAT is an exam used by many colleges and universities to test a student’s academic ability and to see how ready that student is for college. More...

Summer In Queens: A Photographic Exploration

Resorts World Casino New York City (RWNY) is hosting the Red Wall Summer Exhibit, featuring Queens photographs by Dominick Totino, which started on Monday, August 1, and will continue through Labor Day at the Red Wall Gallery.  More...

Final 2016 Promenade Night In Great Neck Plaza

The Great Neck Plaza Business Improvement District (BID) and the Village of Great Neck Plaza conclude the Summer 2016 Promenade Series on Wednesday, August 10 (rain date August 11) with a final promenade on Middle Neck Road, between Grace Avenue and More...

Police Hunt Child Abductor

Police are searching for a man who lured a 10-year-old girl into his car on the morning of July 27 by telling her he was her mother’s cousin.  The police said the girl was walking on 102nd Street in Woodhaven just before 7 a.m., heading to More...

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