December 28, 2016 RSS feed / Features

High Nursing Engagement Scores at Mount Sinai Queens

Nursing staff at Mount Sinai Queens scored higher than the national average in a nursing engagement study of 245 nurses conducted by Press Ganey, an organization that uses data to improve the patient experience. More...

City Issues Rules For Christmas Tree Curbside Pickup

If your Christmas tree is beginning to resemble Charlie Brown’s, it’s time to remove the tinsel and place the tree curbside for recycling by the city Department of Sanitation (DSNY).  Curbside collection of Christmas trees will begin More...

Resorts World Casino, Red Cross Collect Nearly 100 Units Of Blood

On Thursday, December 15, Resorts World Casino New York City (RWNYC) hosted its last blood drive of the year, collecting a total of 29 units of blood. Resorts World has now surpassed its annual goal by collecting nearly 100 units of blood.  More...

Homicides Down, Affordable Housing Up

As the year comes to a close, the 114th Precinct is reporting a drop in homicides of almost 67% and of almost 54% in shooting incidents. More...

A New Year - A New Beginning

“To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven: A time to be born, and a time to die; a time to plant, and a time to pluck up that which is planted; A time to kill, and a time to heal; a time to break down, and More...

Jayson Simba

The founder and Executive Director of the Kew Gardens Festival of Cinema and a native of Glendale, Jayson Simba studied acting at The Acting Studio NYC and began making his own movies in 2000. More...

The Pulpit

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Katz On Hiring Process For Townsend Harris HS Principal

Queens Borough President Melinda Katz responded to questions about the Chancellor’s Regulation C-30 process (“C- 30 process”) – the Chancellor’s official principal hiring process – underway at the prestigious Towns More...

Denny’s Is Finally Coming To Queens!

With over 1,600 locations in the US, Denny’s is practically an institution of dining in some areas. But to us, it is a brand new thing. The first Denny’s to open in Queens is coming soon, to Jackson Heights, at 87-10 Northern Boulevard. More...

Astoria-LIC Kiwanis Club Brings Christmas To QSAC Families

The Astoria-Long Island City Kiwanis Club helps Christmas happen for 35 QSAC (Quality Services for the Autism Community) families that have an autistic child and are in need. More...

A Visit From Santa

President of NewYork- Presbyterian/ Queens Jackie Mucaria with Jorge A. Veloz, 6 years old, pictured with Santa. Isa Barat, 4 months old, from Flushing, with Santa. More...

Cops Hunt Suspects In Studio Square Burglary

Police are searching for three men who forced their way into the Studio Square Beer Garden on December 15, and made off with thousands of dollars from two ATM machines, police said. More...

New Year Around The World

New Year's is one of the oldest celebrated holidays and was first observed 4000 years ago in ancient Babylon.  More...

Model Of Citywide Ferry Boat Coming To Queens Borough Hall, Library

The New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC), Queens Borough President Melinda Katz, and Queens Library President and CEO Dennis M. More...

Christ The King Donates In The Season Of Giving

Christ the King Campus hosted its Annual Toy Drive and Semi Annual Blood Drive to benefit those who are in need.  The Campus’s Toy Drive will provide a Merry Christmas for the children at Cohen’s Hospital, (formerly Schneider’s More...

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