March 8, 2017 RSS feed / Features

St. Pat’s For All Celebration

The 18th annual St. Pat’s for All Parade took place on March 5th, on a cold and sunny afternoon. The parade, which began as an experimental, risky and mildly controversial event, is now a Queens institution. More...

As I See It: A Diet That Works

Anyone in the reading audience believe in diets? Anyone ever get involved with one that works? Well, I’ve got a winner and it involves only some minor sacrifice. Believe it or not, there is no need to exercise. More...

Queens Elected Officials To Celebrate Greek Independence

On Friday, March 10th, Queens Borough President Melinda Katz, New York State Senator Michael Gianaris, New York State Assembly Member Aravella Simotas, and New York City Council Member Costa Constantinides will host their annual event to commemorate More...

Queens County Young Democrats Elects Executive Board

On Thursday, February 23rd, over 100 members of the Queens County Young Democrats (QCYD) gathered at the Anoroc Democratic Club to elect their 2017 Executive Board. More...

Greek Star Yannis Kotsiras Returns To New York

Leading Greek star Yannis Kotsiras, who captivated the audience in his debut performance in the US, during AKTINA’s April 2015 Greek Music Journey sold-out concert, is returning to New York by popular demand for yet another memorable performanc More...

The Pulpit

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Commemorating Former Queens Borough President Helen Marshall

Former Queens Borough President Helen Marshall, a pioneering pillar of the Queens community, passed away in California, on March 3rd, at the age of 87. She is survived by her children, Donald, Jr., and Agnes Marie. More...

The Importance Of Banks To Our Community

Whether they are community banks operating primarily in local communities, or local branches of huge international banks that do business around the world, the banks in our community offer all the traditional functions associated with banking: taking More...

Broadway Astoria Merchants And Professionals Association’s Meet

Members of the Broadway Astoria Merchants and Professionals Association met at Bartolino’s on March 2nd. More...

Local-Express

David McElfresh

Director David McElfresh, 36, is an Astoria resident and A Long Time for Lovers is his second feature. “The eight years I’ve lived in New York City, it’s all been in Queens. I love Queens. More...

30th Avenue Merchants’ Networking Night

The 30th Avenue Merchants Association had its first Networking Night at Ovelia restaurant (34-01 30th Ave., in Astoria). It was very well-attended, and gave a chance to people who work on 30th Avenue to meet in a social setting. More...

DA Brown Presents NYPD $20.4M From Forfeitures

At a ceremony held on March 6th at the New York City Police Academy in College Point, Queens District Attorney Richard A. Brown presented a check representing $20,391,864 in asset forfeiture funds to New York City Police Commissioner James P. More...

Bardo Takes Film Festival Awards

The film Bardo, which stars twice BAFTA-nominated actress Lelia Goldoni and Johnny Solo, has had massive success since its release this past summer. More...

Homemade Irish Soda Bread To Benefit Astoria/LIC Kiwanis

Francis Luhman McDonald distributed Irish soda bread to Astoria/LIC Kiwanis Club members Paul Halvatzis, George Alexiou and Astoria/LIC Kiwanis Club President George Perno that she baked herself. More...

Immaculate Conception To Celebrate Sisters’ 71 Years Of Service

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Lightning Strikes LaGuardia Runway

Lightning struck a runway at LaGuardia Airport, leaving a hole large enough to force closure of the runway and delay flights for approximately 90 minutes, authorities said.  The bizarre lightning strike tore a hole in LaGuardia Runway 4 during a More...

26th Hermes Expo Coming In April

Reserve your booth space early! The Hermes Expo, a leading B2B trade show and exhibition networking series, returns in 2017 for its 26th year. More...

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