September 28, 2016 RSS feed / Features

Queens North New Top Cop Charts History

Northern Queens’ new top cop is highly regarded as a hard taskmaster with a large heart – and a family legacy of service to the people of New York City.Newly appointed Assistant Chief Juanita Holmes was sworn in as commanding officer of Patrol Boroug More...

2016 Hispanic Heritage Awards

Council Member Julissa Ferreras-Copeland has invited the public join her in honoring outstanding community leaders for the role they have played in the progress of the Latino community. More...

Local Express

Joanna Phillips

Joanna Phillips is an insurance broker and is a founding partner of Phillips Brokerage, an independent agency providing complete personal and business services since 1979. More...

Plans For New Rental Units

36-31 31st Street: The owner of a parcel at 36-31 31st Street in the Dutch Kills section of Long Island City has announced plans to develop a seven-story, mixed-use building at the site. More...

SHAREing & CAREing Newsletter

SHAREing & CAREing’s Third Annual Queens Cancer Walk More...

Sac’s Pizza Opens In Jackson Heights!

Sac’s Place, an Astoria landmark on Broadway, has now opened a second location in Jackson Heights – to the delight of the neighborhood! More...

W Train Returns In November

State Senator Michael Gianaris commented on the return of the W train in November, running from Astoria to Whitehall in Manhattan:  More...

NYC Parks Project Stalls In Astoria

September 11 will bring another New York City Parks pool season to a close, and another summer the Astoria Park Diving Pool is left in disrepair. More...

Yesterday’s Toys

“Lovely Toys of Long Ago, An ABC Book,” written and illustrated by Elizabeth Uhlig is a nostalgic and charmingly illustrated children’s book accompanied by simple, yet insightful poems, descriptive comments on the toys with rhymes s More...

The Pulpit

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Crowley Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

On Monday, September 19, Rep. Joe Crowley (D-Queens, the Bronx), Vice Chair of the Democratic Caucus, hosted the community’s annual Hispanic Heritage Month celebration. More...

Steinway Of Yesteryear

Step back to the 1920s: here is a photo of the A. Recknagel hardware store, located where an Aerosole shoe store and Cricket cellphone shop now stand (30-29 Steinway Street). More...

Future Of Astoria Pool Discussed At CB 1 Meeting

Plans originating five years ago to pave over the Astoria Park diving pool and turn it into a performance space are now under review at Community Board 1 (CB 1).  Speaking at the September 20 meeting of the board, Kathleen Springer, an Astoria r More...

March And Rally To #CLOSERIKERS

Protests were held on Saturday, September 24th, in a protest march from 30th Avenue and Steinway to the Rikers Bridge and a rally at 19th Avenue and Hazen. More...

UCCA Free Community Shred

United Community Civic Association (UCCA) is holding a FREE Community Shredding Event. Don’t be a victim of identity theft! More...

St. Andrew Avellino’s Annual Welcome Back BBQ

St. Andrew Avellino held its annual Welcome Back from the Summer BBQ on Saturday, September 17th, on a perfect evening. More...

History of Rosh Hashanah

Rosh Hashanah (Hebrew for "beginning of the year") is the Jewish spiritual New Year. The Mishnah, the core work of the Jewish oral law, sets this day aside as the new year for calculating calendar years and sabbatical and jubilee years. More...

Tasty ‘Battle Of The Badges’

Queens Borough President Melinda Katz posed with two of the competitors in the “Battle of the Badges” cook-off contest held as part of Resorts World Casino’s Second Annual Queens So More...

Greek Orthodox Shrine Of St. Nicholas’ Greek Festival

The Greek Orthodox Shrine of St. Nicholas (196-10 Northern Blvd., Flushing, 718- 357-4200) will hold its annual GREEK FESTIVAL, Thursday, October 6, through Sunday, October 9. More...

Long Island City’s New Ferry Dock

Assemlywoman Cathy Nolan released a statement in which she commended the NYC Economic Development Corporation and the NYS Parks Department for coming to an agreement that will expand ferry service to provide an additional stop in the Long Island City More...

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