March 1, 2017 RSS feed / Features

Internet in Bloom for The Layperson

"I don't need to know everything.  I just need to know where to find it, when I need it."  One may think a librarian said the above quote, but actually it was a famous physicist named Albert Einstein.  The source is www.quoteinvestigat More...

Stella Kokolis: Celebration Of The Greek Language

“The Greeks have given us one of the most beautiful words of our language, the word "enthusiasm" — a God within. The grandeur of the acts of men are measured by the inspiration from which they spring. More...

Public Art Graces Long Island City

Long Island City’s new resident, “The Sunbather,” weighing in at 4,000 pounds and 9 feet tall, cost $515,000 of the city’s construction budget, courtesy of the Percent For Art More...

Maloney And Seniors Discuss Threat of ACA Repeal

Congress Member Carolyn B. More...

St John’s Prep Dance Teams Help Other Students

In honor of Catholic Schools Week, the United Dance Teams of St. More...

The Pulpit

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Stavisky A Key Speaker At Standing Together Rally

State Senator Toby Ann Stavisky (D-Flushing) was one of the keynote speakers during this week’s Queens Standing Together rally. More...

7th Annual Eating ‘Heartly’ Event

February is Heart Health Month, and it was celebrated with the 7th annual Eat Heartily event hosted by Mount Sinai Queens, featuring heart healthy dishes created by acclaimed Chef Rocco Sacramone. More...

Budgeting Project Proposals Unveiled

Starting next month, residents of the 22nd Council District will again vote on how to spend $1 million on local projects to improve the neighborhood. More...

Protest Governor’s Proposed Cuts to Senior Centers

Assembly Member Edward C. More...

Dromm, Residents Honor Memory Jackson Heights Florist

NYC Council Member Daniel Dromm (D-Jackson Heights, Elmhurst) and Jackson Heights residents gathered in front of Ho Flowers, as Dromm presented store owner John Ho with a citation honoring the memory of his late mother, Susan Lee.  Lee establish More...

Educator Vasiliki Filiotis Describes The Value Of Greek At Major Event

“GREEK the language they gave me; poor the house on Homer’s shores. My only care my language on Homer’s shores…,” Axion Esti by Odysseas Elytis. More...

Constantinides’ Plan For Steinway Street

Members of the Steinway Astoria Partnership, Chair Tony Barsamian, President Kevin Foley and Executive Director Marie Torniali; Transportation Alternatives; state Senator Michael Gianaris; Assembly Members Aravella Simotas and Brian Barnwell; Communi More...

Crowley Hosts Black History Month Celebration

On February 22nd, Rep. Joe Crowley (D-Queens, the Bronx), Chair of the House Democratic Caucus, was joined by Guest of Honor Rep. Cedric Richmond (D-New Orleans) to commemorate Black History Month with the Queens-Bronx community. More...

Tenants File Lawsuit; State Orders Hold On Evictions

Attorneys at the Legal Aid Society are praising 12 low-income tenants in Astoria for refusing to leave their homes, despite threats of eviction and intimidation by officials at the New York School of Urban Ministry (NYSUM). More...

City’s Youth Can Apply For Summer Jobs

With the deadline for the city’s Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) coming up fast on March 17th, young people interested in a job this summer need to apply soon. More...

Meng Reelected Vice Chair Of DNC

After a spirited campaign, Congress Member Grace Meng (D-NY) was reelected Vice Chair of the Democratic National Committee (DNC) on the evening of February 25th.  Meng, who represents Queens, won reelection during the DNC’s winter meeting More...

Simotas’ Legislation To Protect Undocumented Crime Victims

Assembly Member Aravella Simotas announced that she introduced, on February 27th, statewide legislation to prevent the intimidation of crime victims and witnesses who are undocumented immigrants. More...

Generous Donations For QSAC

Gandolpho DiFiore and Joseph Mazzola of DiFiore and Sons stopped by Amorelli Realty to make a nice donation to Paul Halvatzis for his sixth annual “Shave the ‘Stache for Cash” event More...

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Eddie Moleros

Eddie Moleros was born and raised in New York and is excited about bringing Miracle Method, the country’s leading refinishing business, to his home state. More...

Hunt Armed Suspects In Dutch Kills Robbery

Police are searching for at least one armed suspect in connection with the robbery of a Dutch Kills man early on February 21st.  More...

Kim, AG Tackle Growing Problem Of Medicaid Fraud

A free workshop on Medicaid Fraud and Prevention was held on February 27th in the auditorium of the Queens Library in Flushing by Assembly Member Ron Kim, Attorney General Eric Schneiderman’s Medicaid Fraud Control Unit, the Chinese Community C More...

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