March 22, 2017 RSS feed / Features

Gianaris, State Liquor Authority Call To Rescind ACES Cabaret License

State Senator Michael Gianaris stood with community leaders on March 16th to call on the New York State Supreme Court to heed the community’s demand to close the adult nightclub ACES, and affirm the State Liquor Authority’s decision to re More...

Gianaris, Simotas, Constantinides Condemn ‘Hate Graffiti’

State Senator Michael Gianaris, Assembly Member Aravella Simotas and Council Member Costa Constantinides released the following statements addressing “hate graffiti” that appeared on the elected officials’ offices, and in the surrou More...

Officials Announce Removal Of PS 151 Trailers

Queens Borough President Melinda Katz, Council Member Costa Constantinides, and Schools Construction Authority (SCA) President Lorraine Grillo announced on March 13th that all 11 transportable classroom units, or trailers, will be removed from the PS More...

City Faces Funding Cuts From Trump Administration

As Chair of the Committee on Environmental Protection, Council Member Costa Constantinides has pledged to fight for environmental justice. More...

Future of Planned Parenthood, Women’s Healthcare Discussed

The Queens County Young Democrats (QCYD) and the Jefferson Democratic Club held a joint meeting on March 9th featuring an essential discussion on the future of women’s healthcare. More...

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Marisol González

Marisol González is a Dominican filmmaker. She lives in Jackson Heights. Currently she works as a producer for HBO. More...

Brunch Honoring Our Veterans

Queens Borough President Melinda Katz and City Comptroller Scott Stringer (r.) were among those on hand to present a Citation of Honor to Terrance Holliday (c.), the former Commissioner of the Mayor& More...

The Pulpit

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

Sino-American Business Association’s 15th Annual Gala

State Senator Toby Ann Stavisky (D-Flushing), joined by Congress Member Grace Meng and Council Member Peter Koo, attended the 15th annual Sino-American Business Association Gala. More...

Peralta, SCA Unveil New Design For School Trailer Replacement

Years after proposing the construction of a permanent addition to PS 143 in Corona to alleviate chronic school overcrowding, state Senator Jose Peralta and the School Construction Authority, unveiled on March 16th the design of the new building to mo More...

LIC Real Estate Snapshot Report: Residential Units To Double

The Long Island City Partnership – the economic development organization for Long Island City – released on March 16th a real estate market report showing that the residential sector is exploding with approximately 9,000 new units slated More...

Gianaris, Leaders Rally To Oust ACES

State Senator Michael Gianaris rallied with local police and community leaders on March 16th in a call to oust a disorderly men’s club from the Dutch Kills neighborhood.  More...

Dromm Demands Oversight On City’s Education Funding

Council Member Daniel Dromm has issued a statement questioning the effectiveness and transparency of education spending by Mayor de Blasio: “I am deeply concerned about how the de Blasio admini More...

Elvis Tribute Shakes Up Gaudio’s

On March 16, Gaudio’s, located at 40-13 30th Avenue in Astoria, presented the King of Rock and Roll, Elvis, as interpreted by tribute artist Gregg Peters. More...

Historic Struggles Formed Modern-Day Greece

Greeks all over the world, but especially here in New York City, will celebrate Greek Independence Day this Mar. 29. More...

First Central Savings Bank To Appoint New President

First Central Savings Bank, a New York State chartered savings bank headquartered in Glen Cove, announced that it has terminated its relationship with John Romano, as President and Chief Operating Officer, effective immediately. More...

Raging Fire Destroys Popular Restaurant

On the afternoon of March 12th, a fire broke out at a popular local Chinese restaurant, New Lake Pavilion, causing a partial collapse of the main floor and destroying most of the interior of this bustling food stop, located at the corner of Main Stre More...

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