May 17, 2017 RSS feed / Features

Addabbo Greets The Cadets And Graduates Of West Point Military Academy

Last week, the New York State Senate welcomed the cadets and graduates of the West Point Military Academy. After Lt. General Robert Caslen Jr. addressed the full Senate, a reception was held, which included Senator (Lt.) Bill Larkin, Lt. More...

Detective James Southerton Honored At Fellowship Breakfast

Just three years ago, Detective James Southerton was about to retire after 24 years of service with the NYPD. But he changed his mind and was assigned to the 114th Precinct. More...

Queens Pride Introduces 2017 Grand Marshals

The Queens Pride committee introduces the 2017 Parade grand marshals and headliner for the Sunday, June 4 Pride Events. This year marks the 25th Anniversary of Pride in Jackson Heights.  More...

Hunt LIC Power Tool Thieves

Police are searching for two brazen thieves who broke into a Long Island City business on the evening of April 21 and made off with an undisclosed number of power tools. More...

Crime Prevention And Street Improvements Of Concern

At the May meeting of the Dutch Kills Civic Association (DKCA), President George Stamatiades was critical of the city Department of Transportation and its Commissioner.  More...

Immersive Theater Just Got Real With First Person Xperience Launch

Want to know how you would fare in the apocalypse? Now’s your chance to find out! First Person Xperience, the first real-life, immersive entertainment company, announces the launch of their premier Xperience, RED (Pronounced READY). More...

St. Andrew’s Ministry Fair And Expo

The century-old St. Andrew Avellino Roman Catholic Church in Flushing recently hosted a weekend Ministry Fair and Expo. More...

Queens Native Serves Aboard Navy’s Largest Warship

A Queens native and Regent University graduate, Petty Officer 2nd Class Olatunbosun Adebabjo is serving on one of the world’s largest warships, the U.S. Navy aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69).  More...

Katz Visits Frank Sinatra School Of The Arts

The Frank Sinatra School of the Arts was founded by the great American singer and painter, Tony Bennett and his wife Susan Benedetto, and is the only performing arts high school in Queens. More...

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Most Reverend Thomas V. Daily, Bishop Emeritus Of Brooklyn, Has Died

The Most Reverend Thomas Vose Daily, Bishop Emeritus of Brooklyn, died at the Immaculate Conception Center’s Bishop Mugavero Residence in Douglaston. Bishop Daily served as Bishop of Brooklyn from 1990 until his retirement in 2003.  More...

Year-Long Celebration Planned For Hell Gate Bridge Centennial

The Centennial celebration of the Hell Gate Bridge is officially underway, with several events taking place now until the fall. On September 9, in conjunction with the 9/11 memorial ceremonies, a day of service will be held in Astoria Park. More...

Officials Advocate For Public Education At UFT Conference

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Vallone Secures Traffic Changes For Pedestrian Safety

After years of requests by P.S. 184 for traffic changes around their school in Whitestone, Council Member Paul Vallone has secured one-way conversions in order to improve pedestrian safety and reduce traffic congestion during dismissals. More...

21 St. Resurfaced From Long Island City To Astoria

The New York City Department of Transportation (DOT) Queens Borough Commissioner Nicole Garcia and Department of Design and Construction Commissioner Dr. More...

Resorts World Generates Over $360M For State Education Fund

Resorts World Casino New York City generated $361,643,895 in revenue for the New York Lottery education fund in FY2016/17, according to the latest lottery year-end review released on May 10. More...

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Rafa Reyes

Producer/performer Rafa Reyes is an award-winning cultural representative of his home state of Veracruz, Mexico. His love for musical theater brought him to New York to train at the American Musical and Dramatic Academy. More...

Jets Clip Wings On LaGuardia Runway

Officials at the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) are trying to determine how two passenger planes clipped wings on a runway at LaGuardia Airport on May 11.  More...

Queens Dems Honor Community Leaders At Annual Dinner Dance

Over 100 members of the Powhatan and Pocahontas Regular Democratic Club gathered for their annual Dinner Dance on May 4, where they celebrated the club’s successes over the past year and honored six outstanding community leaders. More...

UNESCO Recognizes Cross-Cultural Presentation Of “Anna & Vladimir”

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) on May 12 recognized the Greater Flushing Chamber of Commerce for their cross-cultural presentation of “Porphyra, a Grecian Rock Opera: Anna and Vladimir, the Love th More...

Fifth Annual Asian American And Pacific Islander Heritage Celebration

On Friday, May 26, Assembly Member Nily Rozic (D,WF-Fresh Meadows) will host her fifth annual celebration in honor of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month at Selfhelp Community Services in Flushing. More...

Free Walking Tour During Sacred Sites Open House Weekend

The New York Landmarks Conservancy in partnership with The Queens Historical Society presents a free walking tour in conjunction with the Landmarks Conservancy’s seventh annual Sacred Sites Open House, May 20 and 21. More...

Cops Hunt Child Predator

Police in Sunnyside are searching for a man who exposed himself to a 13-year-old girl on May 12. Police said the suspect, who was caught on surveillance footage leaving the scene approached the victim on 48th Street at about 7:30 a.m. More...

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