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Majority Of The House Majority Supports American Women’s History Museum

Congresswoman Carolyn B. More...

Bikers Against Breast Cancer Ride

SHAREing & CAREing sent out a big thank you to everyone who came out to support them at the 2017 Bikers Against Breast Cancer Ride on June 4. More...

Housing Expo 2017 A Total Success

Over 1,200 community residents found the key to sustainable homeownership and rental opportunities at NHS of Queens 2017 Housing Expo, where a dozen housing experts were on hand to share advice on the ABCs of affordable housing.  More...

Where Is The End Of The Rainbow?

I checked the coordinates on Google Maps, and don’t get your hopes up too high for finding that pot of gold. It just gave the geographical location of Flushing. More...

‘Toys And Games From The Attic And Beyond’ Exhibit’s Final Weekend

Time is quickly running out on curator Joe Brostek’s watch for the very popular exhibit of old toys and games at the 230-year-old Kingsland Homestead in Flushing. More...

CALDC Says ‘Come Together’ For The Ultimate Beatles Tribute

The Central Astoria Local Development Coalition (CALDC) is proud to present its annual 2017 Waterfront Concert Series, which will take place Thursday evenings at 7:30 p.m. on the Astoria Park Great Lawn on Shore Blvd. More...

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Garrison Buxton

Nomadic for many years while spreading art to the masses, Garrison Buxton now calls the green mountains of Vermont home, where he runs Ad Hoc Art (AHA), the group responsible for the Welling Court Mural Project in Astoria. More...

Jamaica Bay Wildlife Rescue: ‘Chance Encounters, To Molly’ Tribute Exhibit

The Jamaica Bay Wildlife Rescue, in affiliation with photographer Corey Rubin, put on an exhibit dedicated to Molly Adams, bird watching enthusiast and founder of the Feminist Bird Club, on Saturday, July 8.  More...

Vandals Can’t Erase Image Of Prodigy

Residents at the Queensbridge Houses used words like “sick, disgraceful” and “painful” to describe their feelings toward the individual(s) that defaced a mural of the late rapper, “Prodigy,” last Saturday night.&nb More...

Simotas Honors Students

On June 28, Assemblywoman Aravella Simotas hosted Astoria elementary school students who participated in her Women’s History Drawing Contest, giving them official New York State Assembly Certificates of Merit.   More...

Dem Club Members Collect 1,000 Petition Signatures

Members of the Powhatan and Pocahontas Democratic Club collected over 1,000 petition signatures to help secure a place on the ballot for local Democratic candidates in the upcoming municipal elections.  More...

Top Cops Stop Rash Of Graffiti Vandals

Two officers were honored for putting a stop to a months-long series of graffiti vandalism incidents in Astoria, as the 114th Precinct Community Council also honored Det. Ed Negron.  More...

The Tradition Lives On

Since the 1980s, the Merendino family celebrated Independence Day on the now famous “34th Ave” in Astoria, by putting up a huge American Flag for all to see. More...

Raising Mental Health Disorder Awareness

Assemblywoman Aravella Simotas is working to raise awareness of two serious mental health disorders affecting millions of Americans that are frequently misunderstood and often go untreated – Borderline Personality Disorder and Post-Traumatic St More...

Astoria Band Fest 2017

Amid grilled kielbasa and Czech beer, the Astoria Band Fest continued its success in presenting local neighborhood talent to its audience. More...

Our Lady Of Mount Carmel Feast 2017

On Saturday, July 8, the ongoing OLMC Feast 2017 continued, the festivities held in honor of Our Lady of Mount Carmel and San Paolino Di Nola. More...

The Pulpit

ASTORIA ADVENTIST CHURCH:Fridays, 7 pm: Small group video seminar, MoreAbout Jesus, with Christian writers and speakersMaurice Venden and Lee Venden.Saturdays, 3 pm: Bible Study and Prayer Group. More...

Police: Albanese Parked Illegally, Car Was Towed

When mayoral candidate Sal Albanese arrived at a campaign stop at a Family Day celebration at the Queensbridge Houses on July 8, he parked his wife’s 2007 Honda Fit at a perimeter established around the event by housing police. More...

NYPD To Roll Out Armored Vehicles By End Of Year

The NYPD is stepping up the installation of bullet-resistant windows in its department vehicles, including command vehicles like the one Officer Miosotis Familia was sitting in when she was executed by an ex-con on July 5.  More...

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