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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...

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...

Socrates Sculpture Park’s Outdoor Cinema

Film Forum, in its ongoing partnership with Socrates Sculpture Park, once again selected six films for the summer Outdoor Cinema series at the Long Island City sculpture park. More...

Gianaris Discusses MTA Funding Plan

“If we want a functioning transit system, we have to pay for it, and the simplest and fairest way is to ask those who are among the wealthiest of the wealthy to chip in a little more. More...

Electeds Draft Legislation To Quickly Battle Noise Complaints

Noise coming from the street or sidewalk below your window?  By now, everyone knows to call 311. Citywide, there were about 420,000 noise complaints registered at 311 in 2016, double the number filed just five years before.  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...

Queens Man Charged With Possessing Stolen Tortoise

Queens District Attorney Richard A. More...

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Kelly Jean Fitzsimmons

Kelly Jean Fitzsimmons is a writer, teacher and storyteller. More...

Enjoy Country Music With D.B. Rielly, And ‘Toy Story 3!’

The Central Astoria Local Development Coalition’s 2017 Waterfront Concert Series continues on Thursday, August 10, at 7:30 p.m., with the award-winning creativity of singer/songwriter D.B. Rielly & band. More...

High School To Art School Fundraiser At Bohemian Beer Hall

The High School to Art School (HS2AS) fundraiser at Bohemian Beer Hall last Saturday was a great success in terms of fundraising and spreading the word about HS2AS. They raised nearly $2,000 for HS2AS, and the event was extremely well attended. More...

LIC Architect John Carusone Passes Away

John Carusone, a registered architect in New York state, served the Long Island City and Astoria community for over 40 years. 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...

Queens College Kids Master Amazing Tours Through AMNH

Some local college students – many from Queens – are spending their summer vacations bringing excitement to hundreds of camp groups visiting the American Museum of Natural History. More...

Community To Transform National Landmark For Flushing Night Out

The Greater Flushing Chamber of Commerce announced the third annual Flushing Night Out on August 18 and 19, 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. at the Flushing Meeting House on 137-16 Northern Boulevard, Flushing. More...

Skanska USA Completes First Phase of Demolition Of Former Kosciuszko Bridge

On Tuesday, July 25, Skanska USA used steel cables to lower the main span of the former Kosciuszko Bridge – a 300-foot-long, 89-foot-wide, and 50-foot-tall span weighing almost 5 million pounds – down 125 feet onto two barges below. More...

First Central Savings Bank’s New President And CEO

Edward M. Petrosky has joined First Central Savings Bank as their President and CEO. More...

Night Out Against Crime

The 115th Precinct once again used Northern Playground in Jackson Heights as its base of operations, in perfect weather for the annual Night Out Against Crime. More...

Help Apprehend Food Delivery Robbery Suspects

Police are seeking help from the public to identify and locate two men who attacked and robbed three food deliverymen in separate incidents in Astoria and Long Island City over the last four weeks.  Police said in each incident the men called in More...

Events At Astoria Bookshop

Astoria Bookshop is celebrating the last days of summer! With the solar eclipse and their 4th birthday party, the bookshop’s kicking off August strong. Read on for info on their author readings, launches, and anniversary parties. More...

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Resorts World Casino New York August Promotions And Events

Enjoy the last month of summer at Resorts World Casino New York City (RWCNYC) for a chance to win big! In August, RWCNYC is offering a variety of daily exciting promotions, entertainment events and art exhibits.  More...

Wildlife Show At Flushing Meadows Corona Park

Join Nature Nick, New York’s favorite zoologist, for a fast-paced and originally scripted show featuring exotic wildlife from all corners of the world. More...

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