May 31, 2017 RSS feed / Features

Honoring McManus For Memorial Day

The United Community Civic Association (UCCA) held a wreath-laying ceremony on May 28, on the day before Memorial Day at McManus Park in Astoria Heights.  The park, located just off of 82nd Street and Ditmars Boulevard, was named in honor of Fra More...

Anti-Crime Cops Honored At 114th Precinct Meeting

Two Anti-Crime officers were the recipients of Aprils Cop-of-the-Month honors, awarded at the May 23 meeting of the 114th Precinct Community Council held at Riccardo’s by the Bridge in Astoria.  More...

Gianaris Condemns Graffiti On 29th St & Newtown Avenue

After another hateful graffiti message appeared on a building at 29th Street and Newtown Avenue, New York State Senator Michael Gianaris released the following statement, “This miscreant’ More...

LAGCC Students Win $40K Per Year Scholarships

Three LaGuardia Community College Honors Program students; Jonathan Morales, Miguel Castillo, and Konstandinos Gobakis, were among 55 community college students nationwide selected for 2017 Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Undergraduate Transfer Scholarshi More...

Lisa Lisa To Headline Queens Pride On Festival Stage

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...

Better Birding

George L. More...

Resorts World Casino New York City Awards Grant To York College

Resorts World Casino New York City (RWCNYC) awarded $10,000 to York College this month to support local education for students in need of financial aid in the borough of Queens.  More...

Crowley On The Passing Of Gertrude McDonald

Rep. Joe Crowley (D-Queens, the Bronx), Chairman of the House Democratic Caucus, issued the following statement on the passing of Sunnyside community leader Gertrude McDonald:  More...

Local-Express

John Miller

John Miller serves as National President and CEO of the Tourette Association of America (TAA), the premier national non-profit organization serving the Tourette syndrome and tic disorders community. More...

CALDC’s Multicultural Celebration

Join Central Astoria LDC for a MULTICULTURAL CELEBRATION on Saturday, June 10, from 1-5 pm at Dutch Kills Playground on Crescent Street and 36th Avenue in LIC. More...

Crime Continues To Plummet In 114th Precinct

Police at the 114th Precinct continue to turn the tide on crime in the command, efforts that sent criminal activity plummeting again in recent weeks.  Overall crime in the 114th Precinct dropped 15% in a 28-day period, ending on May 21, compared More...

Troop 4557 ‘Takes Action’

Identifying a problem and taking action to help solve it was what Junior Girl Scout Troop 4557 of Astoria was charged with doing, in order to earn their Bronze Award. More...

Governors Ball Returns To Randall’s Island

Governors Ball is coming to Randall’s Island this weekend (June 2-4), and for many, that means a chance to see top acts like Tool, Phoenix, Childish Gambino, Cage The Elephant, Chance The Rapper, Lorde, Wiz Khalifa or Wu Tang Clan hit the stage More...

Broadway-Flushing Homeowners’ Best Lawn And Landscaping Award

On May 18 the Broadway-Flushing Homeowners’ Association presented Paul Halvatzis and his daughter, Christina Halvatzis, with the Helen Hostek Memorial Award for best lawn and landscaping in Nor More...

The Pulpit

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