December 14, 2016 RSS feed / Features

Lawmakers Cry ‘Scrooge’ In Astoria Evictions

BY LIZ GOFF For anyone who isn’t aware by now, there is proof positive that The Grinch is alive and thriving in Astoria. More...

Officials Call For End To Use Of Dirty Fuel Oils

City Council Member Costa Constantinides, Majority Leader Jimmy Van Bramer, and state Senator Michael Gianaris on December 9th called for an end to the use of numbers 6 and 4 fuel oil in power plants. More...

UCCA Holiday Brunch

Angela DenDekker, representing Congress Member Joseph Crowley, presents Queens Borough President Melinda Katz with an award at the United Community Civic Association’s (UCCA) Holiday Brunch at More...

Maloney, Speaker Fight Trump Tab

Congress Members Carolyn B. More...

Santa Visits Igloo

Breakfast with Santa was a big hit at the Igloo Cafe on December 10th and 11th. In the photo one of the children is seen visiting Igloo with Santa. Mr. Claus will be back on December 17th and 18th. More...

Interfaith Celebration Of MSQ Ambulatory Pavilion

Clergy from Astoria, Long Island City and western Queens neighborhoods came together on December 1 for an Interfaith Celebration of the medical offices in the new Mount Sinai Queens Ambulatory Pavili More...

St. Mary’s Church Collects For Area Food Pantries

On December 2, at St. More...

Christmas Tree And Holiday Lighting In Whitestone

We Love Whitestone Civic Association, along with the Queens Chamber of Commerce, and the Whitestone Village Merchants Association hosted their second annual Christmas Tree and Holiday Lighting ceremo More...

Vallone Sponsors Paper Shredding Event With AARP

On December 1, Councilman Paul Vallone sponsored a paper shredding event in conjunction with AARP. It was held in the parking lot off 20th Avenue on Petracca Street in College Point. More...

UCCA Holds Annual Holiday Brunch

The United Community Civic Association (UCCA) held their annual Holiday Brunch at the LaGuardia Marriott hotel on Sunday, Dec. 11th. More...

Kaufman Arts District Hosts Holiday Tree Lighting

Kaufman Arts District hosted a Holiday Tree Lighting ceremony on Friday, December 9. Assembly Member Aravella Simotas kicked off the tree lighting ceremony right outside Kaufman Astoria Studios. More...

Local Express

Dr. Harrison Mu

Dr. Harrison Mu, MD, a top New York neurosurgeon and Diplomate of the American Board of Neurological Surgery, was recently appointed an NYPD Honorary Police Surgeon, by Police Commissioner James O’Neill.  More...

Boy Scouts Visit Simotas

Western Queens Boy Scouts from Troop 70 and Cub Scouts from Pack 90 visited Assembly Member Aravella Simotas in her Astoria office on December 1, to discuss citizenship and environmental issues. More...

Third Annual Children’s Holiday Parade Rocks Bayside

The Children’s Holiday Parade, sponsored by Council Member Paul Vallone and the Bayside Village BID, came back for a third year and was bigger and better than ever before. More...

Queens County Bar Association’s Annual Holiday Party

On Thursday, December 8th, the Queens County Bar Association held their annual holiday party at the Douglaston Manor. It was co-sponsored with other local bar associations. More...

‘Holly Jolly Celebration’ On Steinway Brings Crowds

Santa made a special guest appearance on Sunday, December 11th, at “A Holly Jolly Celebration” on Steinway Street, and he came bearing his “HO! HO! More...

Astoria/LIC Kiwanis Club’s Annual Holiday Auction

On Monday, December 5, the Astoria/Long Island City Kiwanis Club held their Annual Holiday Auction at Riccardo’s by the Bridge. As in the past, there was a variety of items up for bid. More...

The Pulpit

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Resorts World Casino, Boys & Girls Host Global Cuisine

Resorts World Casino New York City partnered with the Boys & Girls Club of Metro Queens to host its Thirteenth Annual Global Cuisine of Queens Food Tasting event on Wednesday, November 30, at Resorts World New York in Jamaica.  More...

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