February 8, 2017 RSS feed / Features

Nikoloz Chkheidze: A Heroic Georgian Patriot

The day April ninth, 1989 will always remain fixed in the mind of Nikoloz Chkheidze. More...

Katz Sponsors Lunar New Year Photo Contest

In celebration of the spirit of Lunar New Year, Borough President Melinda Katz announced on February 1st that she is holding a photo contest, in which individuals will be invited to submit photos that best encapsulate the holiday.  More...

Steinway Family Dental Center Holds Free Dental Day

Steinway Family Dental Center’s doors opened at 10 am for their Free Dental Day; however, patients had been waiting outside since 8:30 am to be seen.  More...

Beatles’ Big Anniversary In Queens

Happy Beatles Day! It all began for the US in Queens, on February 7, 1964, at John F. Kennedy International Airport. Fifty-three years ago, The Beatles splashed down on American soil, kicking off the British Invasion of rock & roll. More...

Redfin Announces Queens’ Hottest Neighborhoods

Redfin just released its predictions for the hottest neighborhoods to look for in 2017. More...

Suspect In Death Of Howard Beach Jogger In Custody

NYPD Chief of Detectives Robert Boyce applauded detectives who cracked the case of the 30-year-old Howard Beach woman who was strangled and sexually assaulted in a Queens park on August 2nd. More...

Hunt 34th Avenue Burglar

Police are searching for a suspect who kicked his way into an Astoria apartment building on January 18th.  Police said no one was at home when the man kicked in the front door of a basement entrance on 34th Avenue near 42nd Street at about 12:30 More...

NewYork-Presbyterian Queens Celebrates Lunar New Year

NewYork-Presbyterian Queens celebrated the Lunar New Year with an event on Wednesday, February 1. Guests were treated to a display of traditional Chinese and Korean entertainment. More...

Rally To Install People’s Stop Sign

City Council Majority Leader Van Bramer, parents, students, and community members rallied on February 1st for the installation of a stop sign at 5th Street and 51st Avenue in Long Island City. More...

St. Michael’s Cemetery Presents A Fab Four Symphonic Tribute

On the afternoon of February 11th, the classic sounds of The Beatles will be heard over the landscape of St. Michael’s Cemetery. More...

Queens College Summer Camp Combines Sports And Classes

From team sports and swimming to arts classes and academic enrichment, the Queens College Summer Camp offers something for all children, ages 5 to 14, as well as a counselor-in-training leadership program for 15- and 16-year-olds. More...

Local Express

Debbie Van Cura

Debbie Van Cura is a lifelong resident of Astoria. Her family came to Astoria in 1922 and never left. More...

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