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On the Road In Greece: Pavlos Vrellis Wax Museum

               The middle class in Greece is being destroyed by open borders, and the European Union’s support of a culture in opposition to the Greek language, civilization and Gr More...

UCCA’s Annual 9/11 Memorial Candlelight Ceremony

The United Community Civic Association’s (UCCA) annual 9/11 Memorial Candlelight Ceremony to commemorate the 16th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on America will be held on Wednesday, September 6, at 7:30 p.m. More...

The Legacy of Rev. Constantine Makrinos of the Transfiguration Church Mattituck, NY

Summer residents of Queens and Nassau counties enjoyed the services of Rev. Constantine Makrinos of the Transfiguration of Christ Greek Orthodox Church of Mattituck, NY.  His fluency in Greek is exceptional for a Greek-American priest. More...

It’s In Queens! (Aug. 10 to Aug. 16)

John Tuturro, the Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival, Alfred Hitchcock, General Patton, and Lawrence of Arabia are the big names this week. But lesser-known monikers – i.e. More...

Forest Park ‘Stun Gun’ Rapist Charged

DNA from a suspect in a Nassau County burglary has implicated the man in a 2013 attempted rape in Forest Park, police said. More...

Cops Hunt Young Bear Bandits

Police are trying to determine the identities of a young boy and a teenage girl who allegedly worked in concert to steal two stuffed bears from a Sunnyside flower shop on August 1. More...

Grandson Charged With Choking Granny To Death

A 30-yer-old Ridgewood man who lived for five months with his grandmother’s decomposing body was charged last week with choking the elderly woman to death, prosecutors said. More...

Kids Must Have Shots To Register For School

New York State health officials are changing immunization requirements for youngsters entering the school system. As of September 1, the State Department of Health will require youngsters to receive a complete series of shots for measles/mumps/r More...

Community, Safety

The annual National Night Out at Astoria Park was a well-attended event, with many community residents coming together to celebrate in a crime-free atmosphere.  More...

Community Calendar

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Restaurant of the Week

Tikka Indian Grill

Tikka Indian Grill has three fabulous locations to choose from, all serving authentic, freshly prepared Indian classic and vegetarian dishes at great prices. More...

Features

Maloney Holds Roundtable On Future Of Healthcare

Following the failure of Senate Republicans’ proposals to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, Congresswoman Carolyn B. More...

Peralta Announces Funding For Six Queens Public Library Branches

In East Elmhurst, State Senator Jose Peralta joined Queens Library President and CEO Dennis Walcott on August 1 to announce state funding Peralta helped secure in this year’s budget. More...

Koo Announces New Director Of Community Affairs And Liaison

NYC Councilman Peter Koo announced on August 3 the hiring of Elaine Yoonjung Kim as his Director of Community Affairs and his office’s second Korean Community Liaison.  More...

PANORAMA 2017

On the final weekend of July, Friday the 28th through Sunday the 30th, the second ever Panorama Music Festival took place in Randall's Island Park, an oasis in New York City located between Queens and Manhattan. More...

LaGuardia Airport’s $4 Billion Investment

Delta broke ground August 8 on its $4 billion, 37-gate facility at LaGuardia Airport, a major component of the transformation of the vital hub into a completely rebuilt, unified 21st century airport. More...

Jamaica Market Holds Annual Corn Roast

The Jamaica Market held its annual free corn roast in downtown Jamaica on August 5.Fun was had by all!  More...

Pheffer Amato Congratulates Precincts On National Night Out

Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato (D-Rockaway Beach) congratulated the 100th, 101st and 106th Precincts on a highly successful National Night Out Against Crime (NNO), held on Tuesday, August 1, as part of the 34th annual celebration of the national More...

Astoria Boy Catches Ball At His Very First Mets Game

By Dr. Dan Miller & Joyce Vetere Milowski

On Friday August 4, Astoria native 10-year old  Audin Deen received a surprise from his parents; an  invitation to join the family to attend Jacob de Grom jersey night at Citi Field as a back to school gift to this energetic and excited New More...

Cops Issue Warnings To Curb LIC Car Break-Ins

Police at the 114th Precinct are continuing to warn motorists to remain alert and lock their car doors before they walk away for the night or stop to make a quick purchase.Cops said more than a dozen car break-ins have been reported in the Dutch Kill More...

Guards Suspended In Failed Rikers Escape

Two corrections officers who failed to see an inmate escape from a Rikers Island recreation yard have been suspended without pay, a Department of Corrections (DOC) spokesperson confirmed. DOC officials locked down Rikers Island for more than eig More...

Hunt Armed Suspect In Steinway Street Clothing Swipe

Police are searching for a man who stole wanted in connection with an armed robbery at a Steinway Street clothing store. Cops said the suspect walked into the New York & Company store at 30-37 Steinway Street at about 5:25 p.m. More...

Tortoise Thief Faces 10-Years In Prison

A 36-year-old East Elmhurst man has been charged with snatching treasured tortoise, Millennium, from his habitat at the Alley Pond Environmental Center on July 17. More...

Dedicated Flag Presentation

Councilman Paul Vallone was proud yet humbled to be honored with a dedicated flag. The flag was flown by USMC Sergeant Tyler M. Miles and certified by USMC Captain Daniel H. More...

Political Page

I On Politics

DE BLASIO SAYS TAX WEALTHY FOR SUBWAY NEEDS: The city’s subway riders will be getting a free ride, thanks to Mayor Bill de Blasio, who is set to announce plans for a so-called “millionaires’ tax”: to be levied on wealthy New Y More...

Editorials

Summer In The City

Summer, as always, is speeding by. Make the most of it right here in the most beautiful borough in New York City. Don’t let the gorgeous, but fleeting summer days pass you by. More...

Letters to the Editor

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