June 14, 2017 RSS feed / Features

"The Journey" - Backseat Drivers Of The Irish Peace Process

Call it 'dumb Irish Luck' at your peril.A film - "The Journey" (an official selection for the 73rd Venice Film Festival)  - is released exactly at a moment in time where the screen is a mirror on the day's most challenging political pandemic - e More...

Vallone Shatters District Funding Record

The New York City Council passed a budget on Tuesday, June 6, of $85.2 billion for fiscal year 2017. More...

Free Tuition Applications For SUNY & CUNY Are Now Open

Applications for free tuition scholarships at SUNY and CUNY for students whose families earn up to $100,000 annually are now open. More...

Dutch Kills Civic Association Wraps Up For Summer

It’s final meeting time everywhere, with summer approaching. At the Dutch Kills Civic Association meeting for June there was a lot to talk about. More...

American Flag Etiquette

Standards Of Respect

The Flag Code, which formalizes and unifies the traditional ways in which we give respect to the flag, also contains specific instructions on how the flag is not to be used. They are: The flag should never be dipped to any person or thing. More...

Law Now Allows Retirees And Vets To Salute Flag

Traditionally, members of the nation's veterans service organizations have rendered the hand-salute during the national anthem and at events involving the national flag only while wearing their organization’s official head-gear.  More...

Our Continuing Celebration Of The Gazette’s Milestone

The Queens Gazette’s 35th Anniversary Issue was enthusiastically received by so many readers and the response was overwhelming. More...

Local-Express

Michelle David

Michelle David, is an 18-year-old from Woodside whose dream of having the chance to compose a professional-quality score has come true.  More...

Central Astoria’s 2017 Independence Celebration

The Central Astoria Local Development Coalition announced that it will host its 2017 Independence Celebration on Thursday, June 29, at 7:30 p.m. at the Astoria Park Great Lawn on Shore Blvd., between the Hell Gate Bridge and the pool.  More...

Breaking Bread, Forging Friendship At Tut’s Hub

An interfaith outreach event was held at the beautifully redesigned Tut’s Hub, at 30- 91 Steinway Street, featuring delicious Middle Eastern cuisine in observation of Iftar, the sundown meal during the Muslim holiday of Ramadan. More...

The Pulpit

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‘Dollar Seats’ On Sale For Kaufman Theater Summer Series

The folks at the United Artists Kaufman Astoria Cinema 14 are turning back the calendar to a time when people headed to local movie houses to take in a show and beat the summer heat.  More...

Welling Court Mural Celebrates 50 Years Of Creativity

An Art Event Celebrating the Streets, Solidarity, Community & Culture

After members of the Welling Court community met and liked what they experienced at Ad More...

Great Family Fun At The 2017 Astoria Park Carnival!

The Central Astoria  Local Development  Coalition’s 2017 Astoria Park Carnival brought fun and excitement to local families who look forward to this great community event year after year. More...

Simotas Takes Part In Ramadan Interfaith Iftar

On June 8, Assemblywoman Aravella Simotas was a guest speaker at the Ramadan Iftar held by the Muslim American Society (MAS) at the Ibn Sina Center in Astoria, at 46-01 20th Avenue. More...

Vallone Scholarship Dinner Celebrates 50th Anniversary

The 50th annual Judge Charles J. More...

The History Of Flag Day

The first celebration of the U.S. Flag's birthday was held in 1877 on the 100th anniversary of the Flag Resolution of 1777. More...

Pledge Of Allegiance To The Flag; Manner Of Delivery

The Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag: "I pledge allegiance to the Flag of the United States of America, and to the Republic for which it stands, one Nation under God, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all.", should be rendered by standing at More...

Celebrating Culture In The Dutch Kills Playground

Central Astoria Local Development Coalition’s Multicultural Celebration in the Dutch Kills Playground provided the community with an amazing array of cultures from around the world. More...

City To Rename Ditmars Intersection For Hit-Run Victim

A Ditmars intersection will be renamed on June 23 in memory of a young Astoria woman who was struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver at the site in June of 2015. More...

RWCNYC Celebrates Father’s Day With New Photo Exhibit

In honor of Father’s Day, Resorts World Casino New York City (RWCNYC) is announcing a new exhibit at the Red Wall Gallery to feature photography on the topic of fatherhood by the Southeast Queens Camera Club. More...

Resorts World Casino Announces June Promotions And Entertainment

Come kick off your summer at Resorts World Casino New York City (RWCNYC) for a chance to win! This June, RWCNYC will be offering a variety of exciting promotions and entertainment.  More...

LIC & Astoria Love Letter Celebrates People And Culture

LIC & Astoria Love Letter, an afternoon of storytelling and music performances, interactive art, and an open mic celebrating the people and culture along the Western Queens waterfront, will take place on Saturday, June 24, from 1:00-4:00 p.m. More...

Boulevard Gardens Holds Annual Memorial Day Ceremony

On May 29 at 10 a.m. the American Legion, Post 1836, Boulevard Gardens (BG), held its annual Memorial Day ceremony. The ceremony honored our service members and commemorated the sacrifices they made in honor of duty and country. More...

Flushing Town Hall Presents ‘Lost in Shanghai’

Flushing Town Hall continues its tradition of bringing global arts to a global community with a special presentation of the Pan Asian Repertory Theatre’s “Lost in Shanghai,” an untold love story set in 1940s Shanghai, on Sunday, Jun More...

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