October 12, 2016 RSS feed / Features

A Van Bramer Participatory Budgeting Meeting

While Councilman Van Bramer rooted for the Mets at the October 13th playoff game, the women of his office and of the community rolled up their sleeves and did the necessary work of government in the offices of Cidadao Global (43-12 34th Ave, Long Isl More...

Simotas’ Event For Seniors: Avoid Cons & Scammers

On October 6th, Assemblywoman Aravella Simotas brought speakers from the 114th Precinct and the Queens District Attorney’s Office to talk with seniors at Catholic Charities Dellamonica Steinway Senior Center, 23-56 Broadway, about financial fra More...

City Set To Curb Street Fests

Street fairs are an integral part of life in Astoria and Long Island City, bringing with them a cavalcade of food and fun from spring to fall every year. More...

Immaculate Conception Film Fest: Faith And Conscience

Immaculate Conception Church (21-47 29th St., Astoria) presents their Fall Film Festival: Faith and Conscience. More...

‘Worlds Apart’ At NYC Greek Film Festival

New York City Greek Film Festival (NYCGFF) Director Prof. More...

Local Express

Amanda Aponte

Amanda Aponte is the Manager of After-School Services at Queens Library. More...

Friends Of Maple Grove’s Annual ‘Trunk Or Treat’

A Trunk or Treat is a Halloween event that is often a community-sponsored event. The Friends of Maple Grove and various others are sponsoring the 2016 Maple Grove Trunk or Treat. More...

St. Nicholas Church Festival Celebrates 45th Annual Fest

New Yorkers enjoyed the outdoor and indoor Greek Festival of St. Nicholas Church of Flushing. The Festival was held from October 6-9 during the Columbus Day weekend. Admission was free. More...

Pizzuti Promoted

Diana Pizzuti, who has commanded the eight precincts of Queens North since 2007, has been promoted to Chief of Personnel at One Police Plaza.  “This is a promotion,” she explained to the 112th Community Council members at a special s More...

Lennon Bus: Come Together NYC

The John Lennon Educational Tour Bus, presented by Canon USA, made a visit to PS/MS 200 in Flushing on October 5 as part of the Come Together: NYC tour. More...

30th Avenue Business Association Organizational Mtg.

Local business owners gathered at Leli’s Bakery for an organizational meeting of the 30th Avenue Business Association on October 5. More...

UCCA Upcoming Events

Free Community Shred:   More...

The Pulpit

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Hispanic Heritage Award To NYPD Department Chief

Queens District Attorney Richard A. Brown announced on October 5 that the New York City Police Department’s Chief of Department Carlos M. More...

Lindsay Pistilli And Joseph Camerata Marry

Lindsay Ann Pistilli, 26, was married to Joseph Mario Camerata, 28, on October 1 at the Church of St. Ignatius Loyola in Manhattan. Msgr. David L. Cassato performed the ceremony.  More...

Blessed Be The Pets

A gathering of animal lovers assembled with their pets despite inclement weather at Trinity Lutheran Church, at 31-18 37th St. More...

Harvest Fest Returns To Queens Botanical Garden

Queens Botanical Garden (43-50 Main Street, Flushing) is hosting the Sixth Annual Harvest Fest & Pumpkin Patch on Sunday, October 16, from 11am to 5pm. More...

Cops Probe Local Clown Threats

Police are searching for a “Chuckles” wannabe who posted a message on the online forum, Instagram, on October 6, threatening a “clown attack” at two Maspeth schools.  More...

NYPD: Cops Took Appropriate Action In School Pot Incident

A student at the Frank Sinatra School of the Arts in Long Island City walked into the school on October 5 with 15 nickel bags of marijuana and a scale in her backpack, allegedly planning to sell the weed to students, a police source said. More...

Vallone Co-Names Street Honoring Bayside HS Coach

Councilman Paul A. Vallone hosted a street co-naming ceremony on Friday, October 7th, in honor of Stephen Piorkowski, a beloved Bayside High School softball coach who lost his life to cancer early last year. More...

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