February 15, 2017 RSS feed / Features

Irene Stathatos-Vasilakos

Irene Stathatos-Vasilakos has worked for the past 20 years in financial institutions as a banker and for insurance companies, the New York State Assembly, and has been employed with New York State Senate for the past six years. More...

Beatles Serenade At St. Michael’s

The beautiful sounds of the violin and a Steinway piano were all that were needed to carry away an audience of approximately 100 people on a symphonic journey, which paid tribute to the legendary rock group from Liverpool, The Beatles. More...

Threats, Violence Shutter Anti-Trump Exhibit

Officials at the Museum of The Moving Image shuttered actor Shia LaBeouf’s controversial anti-Trump art installation on February 10th, saying the project became “a flash point for violence” and a threat to public safety, including b More...

Ask Dr. Universe

Dear Dr. Universe,  I have a ginormous question for you. How come non-biodegradables take like a million, billion, zillion years to decay? —Madeline C., age 8 Dear Madeline,  More...

New York: The World’s Fashion Capital

On the occasion of New York Fashion Week, with events going on all month, Congress Member  Carolyn Maloney released some information about the industry. More...

7th Annual Lunar New Year Celebration in Elmhurst

On Saturday, NYC Council Member Daniel Dromm and co-sponsors Asian Community United Society, EmblemHealth and the Mayor’s Community Affairs Unit ushered in the Year of the Rooster at the 7th Annual Lunar New Year celebration at St. More...

‘Angel Of Morning’ Will Be Missed

Roberto Merendino, son of Frances and Salvatore Merendino, passed away on February 1st, after a long illness.  Roberto was well known and loved by everyone. More...

‘DeVos Is Not The One’ Says City

Despite strong opposition from the citywide Panel for Educational Policy, as well as several district community education councils, including Community District Education Council 30 in Queens, Betsy DeVos is ready to oversee nearly 100,000 public sch More...

Dutch Kills Civic Association

The Dutch Kills community is in the midst of major redevelopment. More...

BP Addresses Astoria Civic Association

Borough President Melinda Katz appeared before the Astoria Civic Association at Riccardo’s by the Bridge, taking questions from the audience and hearing some of their concerns about Access-A-Ride, affordable residences and repair and expansion More...

St. Francis Prep To Celebrate 25th Annual International Night

On Friday, March 10th, the St. Francis Prep community will gather at the school to celebrate the myriad heritages and cultures that make up the student body. More...

Queens World Film Festival’s 2017 Line-Up

Queens World Film Festival (QWFF) Artistic Director Don Cato announced the final selections, special events, venues, schedule, and honorees for The 7th Annual Queens World Film Festival. The festival is scheduled for March 14-19.  More...

Honoring Our Presidents

Established in 1885 to recognize President George Washington, Presidents’ Day is a holiday celebrated on the third Monday in February. It is still officially called Washington’s Birthday by the federal government.  More...

The Pulpit

Astoria Adventist Church:Fridays, 7 pm: Small group video seminar, MoreAbout Jesus, with Christian writers and speakersMaurice Venden and Lee Venden.Saturdays, 3 pm: Bible Study and Prayer Group. More...

Family Dog Kills Dutch Kills Mom, Injures Son

A 75-year-old woman was killed, and her 39-year-old special-needs son was mauled by the family dog at their Dutch Kills home. More...

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