May 10, 2017 RSS feed / Features

City To Be Reimbursed $68M For Trump Security

Congress Member Carolyn B. Maloney (NY- 12), whose district is home to Trump Tower, Congress Member Nita M. More...

Family Day Honoring Helen Marshall

The East Elmhurst-Corona Civic Association presents Family Day, a day of Games, Crafts and Performances, on June 3, “In Loving Memory of Helen M. More...

Voting Completed For Community & Citywide Education Councils

Voting for 325 seats on 32 Community and four Citywide Education Councils (CEC) closed May 9, and the final results of ballots cast by three officers of each school’s parent or parent-teacher association will be posted online at NYCParentLeader More...

And Now A Blast From The Past

This image shows the beginning of construction of One Court Square, also known as the Citigroup Building, in Long Island City in 1988. More...

United Community Civic Association Upcoming Events

Annual Health Fair:  Co-Sponsors Mount Sinai Queens and United Community Civic Association invite everyone to their Annual Community Health Fair, “For The Health Of It,” Saturday, June 3, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. More...

SHAREing & CAREing Increasing Awareness Of Breast Cancer

SHAREing & CAREing conducted a breast cancer education program for students, parents, caretakers, teachers and staff at Voyages Preparatory High School on March 21. More...

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Maria Onorato

Maria Onorato, a licensed vet tech with 15 years of experience, is responsible for monitoring the needs of the animals that pass through The ARK at Kennedy International Airport. More...

Dromm Co-Hosts Thai New Year Street Festival

Elmhurst entrepreneur and resident Juttana “Moo” Rimreartwate and Council Member Daniel Dromm co-hosted the closing festival for the second Thai New Year Street Festival in Elmhurst. More...

LIC Arts Open To Hold Garden Party

The LIC Arts Open will take place from May 17 through 21.  The annual Garden Party will be held on May 10, from 6 p.m.-10 p.m. for the 7th Annual LIC Arts Open. The 2017 Honorees are Kenny Greenberg and Diego Salazar. More...

Extraordinary Achievement With A Queens Accent

Begun in 1990 to honor alumni whose professional success and dedication to philanthropy and public service embody the college’s motto, “Discimus ut serviamus: We learn so that we may serve,” the Gala is the college’s principal More...

Oratorio Society of Queens To Celebrate Its 90th Anniversary

The Oratorio Society of Queens 90th Anniversary Gala will be held on Sunday, June 25, 5:30 - 9:30 p.m. at Leonard’s Palazzo, 555 Northern Boulevard in Great Neck. If you wish to attend, RSVP by May 12. More...

Maloney Applauds Release Of 82 Chibok Girls

Following news that Boko Haram released 82 of the more than 200 Chibok schoolgirls kidnapped more than three years ago, Congress Member Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12) released the following statement:  More...

Off-Duty NYPD Officer Stabbed In Stranger Assault

An off-duty NYPD officer was stabbed in the arm on Saturday night when he tried to stop an unknown Queens teenager from entering his East Elmhurst home.  More...

Toys & Games From The Attic & Beyond!

Toys & Games from the Attic & Beyond is a wonderful, fun-filled exhibit for people of all ages at Queens Historical Society (QHS).  More...

Astoria Civic Association Holds Rat Academy

On Tuesday, May 2, the Astoria Civic Association held a Department of Health: Rat Academy presentation by the Department of Health Pest Control Unit, with guest speaker Brenda Brooks, the Supervising More...

Peralta’s Bill Requires MTA Get The Lead Out Of The El

State Senator Jose Peralta and Assembly Member Jeffrey Dinowitz (D-Bronx) introduced legislation that will direct the Metropolitan Transit Authority and the New York City Transit Authority to conduct a study relative to the amount of lead paint at el More...

Remembering The Hindenburg 80 Years Later

Radio journalist and broadcaster Herbert Morrison had been given a dream assignment by his station WLS in Chicago. More...

Queens County Young Dems March in The People’s Climate March

Queens County Young Democrats (QCYD) was among the hundreds of thousands to participate in the People’s Climate March in Washington, D.C. on Saturday, April 29th. More...

Van Bramer Reveals Winning Participatory Budgeting Projects

City Council Majority Leader Jimmy Van Bramer revealed the winning participatory budgeting projects at Woodside Library. More...

Vaughn College Celebrates International Drone Day

On Saturday, May 6, more than 100 community members filled the hangar as Vaughn hosted its second International Drone Day event with a variety of activities for area drone enthusiasts. More...

Resorts World Casino May Promotions & Entertainment

Come to Resorts World Casino New York City (RWCNYC) this spring for a chance to win big. RWCNYC is offering a whole host of promotions for the month of May that are sure to make this spring a memorable one. More...

Astoria Big Band In Concert In Sunnyside

On June 10 at 7:00 p.m. More...

Resorts World Casino Awards $50K To QEDC For StartUP!

Resorts World Casino New York City (RWCNYC) announced a $50,000 grant to the Queens Economic Development Corporation (QEDC) to fund their StartUP! More...

Steinway Street Spring Fling

The first Steinway Street Spring Fling will be held on Sunday, May 21, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Municipal Parking Lot on Steinway Street, between Broadway and 31st Avenue, in Astoria. 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. 30-8932nd St., Astoria, 718.932.5390.**** More...

Mother's Day Tribute: Wish She Were Here

(Walter Kaner wrote the following tribute to his mother, which we reprinted each Mother's Day. More...

Constantinides Holds Rally For Climate Action

Elected officials, community leaders, and hundreds of members of the public gathered on April 28 to rally in support of climate action. More...

Mayor OKs $130M For New Queens West One Sanitation Garage

Mayor Bill de Blasio is allocating $130 million from the executive budget to relocate the Queens West One (QW1) Sanitation garage to a new home in Astoria.  More...

Help Cops Capture Graffiti Hate Messenger

Police have released a photo of a man wanted for scrawling more than a dozen homophobic hate messages on surfaces in Astoria since March 13. More...

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