September 6, 2017 RSS feed / Features

Brewster Buffalo, Famed WW II Plane, Was Manufactured In Long Island City

The New York Times reported that recently — just off the island of Midway, where the pivotal naval battle of the Pacific War was fought 71 years ago — archaeological divers discovered the remains of an historical rarity. More...

Phase-Out Plan For Holiday Inn Express Outlined

Assemblyman Francisco P. More...

Our First August SATs

Last month marked the first time the College Board had SATs and SAT Subject testing in August. Students registered months in advance to take the SAT or SAT Subject tests of their choice on August 26. More...

$1.5 Million Playground Opens In Flushing’s Bowne Park

NYC Parks Queens Borough Commissioner Dorothy Lewandowski joined Queens Borough President Melinda Katz, NYC Councilman Paul Vallone, Community Board 7 District Manager Marilyn McAndrews, the Bowne Park Civic Association and the Broadway-Flushing Home More...

Financial Managers Society Elects Steve Fusco As Vice Chairman

Steve Fusco, Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Sussex Bank in Rockaway, NJ was elected vice chair of the Financial Managers Society’s (FMS) board of directors at the 2017 FMS Forum, which took place in June in Las V More...

Making Connections: Artists Working in Queens

Long Island City Artists, Inc. is holding a reception to celebrate their latest exhibition, Making Connections: Artists Working in Queens, tonight, September 6, from 6-10 pm at the the Plaxall Gallery, 5-25 46th Avenue, Long Island City. More...

Assemblyman Michael Simanowitz Was 45

Assemblyman Michael Simanowitz was laid to rest on September 3, after succumbing to cancer at the age of 45. Close to 100 people, including several elected officials, came to pay tribute to Simanowitz in Forest Hills at the funeral service. More...

Sunnyside Building Manager Arrested For Stalking Tenant

Police arrested on September 3 the controversial manager of a Queens co-op, accused of harassing and stalking a former tenant at the building at 47-55 39th Place in Sunnyside.  Cops arrested building manager Neal Milano at JFK International Airp More...

The 30th Avenue Labor Day Festival

The 30th Avenue Labor Day Festival was a smashing success on this past gorgeous Labor Day, Monday, September 4. Though it ran from 10 am until 6 pm, people did not want to go home! More...

Internet In Bloom: For The Layperson

The origin of Labor Day is quite multifaceted and was created because of the numerous labor abuses present in the US, including rampant child labor use for long hours in horrid conditions.  Some records show that Peter J. More...

Over $2 Million In Capital Upgrades For Queens Firehouses

Queens Borough President Melinda Katz, NYC Councilman Paul Vallone, the FDNY and Community Board 7 announced on August 29 over $2.075 million in Fiscal 2018 funding allocations for capital improvements at several FDNY firehouses in Queens. More...

Queens Young Dems Host Night Out With Elected Officials

Queens County Young Democrats (QCYD) was proud to host a bevy of elected officials and special guests at its event, A Night Out with Elected Officials, at Donovan’s Pub. More...

It’s Time Again For Annual Participatory Budgeting

After the city adopted an $85.2 billion budget in June, Councilman Costa Constantinides asked, “How would you spend $1 million in our neighborhood?”  More...

Nine Story Hotel Set For 31 Street/30 Avenue

The hotel boom is extending to Astoria, where a Forest Hills developer is planning to build a ninestory, 48-unit hotel in a vacant parcel on 31st Street near 30th Avenue, according to information on the YIMBY (Yes In My Back Yard) website. More...

Local-Express

Jeanette Bonner

We are often left wanting more info on our Local-Express interview subjects, and so we have decided that once in a while we will pay another visit and get the latest “scoop” on some very interesting people! More...

State Allocation For Queens DA’s Office Announced

NYS Senators Jose Peralta and Tony Avella announced a $150,000 state allocation for the Queens District Attorney’s Office, which will be used to support critical initiatives to assist crime victims with special needs, specifically child victims More...

The Pulpit

ASTORIA ADVENTIST CHURCH:•Fridays, 7 pm: Small group video seminar, More AboutJesus, with Christian writers and speakers MauriceVenden and Lee Venden.•Saturdays, 3 pm: Bible Study and Prayer Group. 30-8932nd St., Astoria, 718.932.5390.**** More...

SHAREing & CAREing: Queens Cancer Walk

Join SHAREing & CAREing on Saturday, September 16 for the 4th annual Queens Cancer Walk. More...

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