September 13, 2017 RSS feed / Features

WWI & The Ottomans Explored In Mattituck Library Book Discussion

“We are experiencing today the results of WWI and the demise of the Ottoman Empire in the Middle East,” said Director Jeff Walden. More...

Candlelight Vigil Rained Out; Wreaths Placed By UCCA

The United Community Civic Association and co-sponsors, the Port Authority of NY & NJ and the NYC Department of Correction’s “16th Anniversary 9/11 Candlelight Vigil” scheduled More...

Con Edison Heads To Florida For Hurricane Irma Response

Approximately 85 electric power line restoration workers and support personnel from Con Edison and Orange & Rockland Utilities departed New York on the morning of September 11 to assist in the rec More...

‘Workplace Rights For The Modern Parent’

Simotas Offering Free Seminar:

Assemblywoman Aravella Simotas is teaming up with woman-owned law firm Berke-Weiss Law to help improve the lives of expecting and new parents by offering a free seminar in Astoria, “Workplace Rights for the Modern Parent.” The seminar is More...

A Conversation With Catherine Tsounis On Awards Luncheon

The Hellenic News of America, Hellenic American National Council, Prometheus Greek Teachers Association, The Heritage Museum of Epirus and Hellenic Paideia Association of America will sponsor a Greek Heritage Education Luncheon honoring Catherine Tso More...

Plan Like A Pro

A n engagement is a moment to cherish and celebrate, for sure, but it also signals the beginning of a whirlwind of activity leading up to your bigday. More...

The Pulpit

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Five-Year-Old Falls Three Stories In Corona

The five-year-old boy who fell to his death from a Corona construction site on September 10 was trying to escape through a window in a third floor bathroom, where he was trapped by an improperly installed lock.  More...

Michael Simanowitz

Michael Simanowitz, loving husband and father passed away on Saturday, September 2, after an extended battle with cancer.  More...

Local Express

Kirk Riley

Kirk Riley is a co-founder of Otis & Finn barber shop. Before opening the shop, he was a barber in Manhattan. He’s worked in the fashion industry for 10 years. More...

Jimmy Lanza Honored With Street Naming

NYC Councilman Costa Constantinides celebrated on September 9 the co-naming of 31st Avenue and 54th Street in honor of Jimmy Lanza. More...

Mount Sinai Queens Ambulatory Pavilion Time Capsule

A small group gathered on September 7 to place the Mount Sinai Queens time capsule in the wall of the lobby of the new medical facility. More...

Lions Club Cleans Up Queens Blvd Plazas

On Labor Day Monday, September 4, members of the Briarwood/Kew Gardens (BKG) Lions Club organized an impromptu, emergency Community Cleanup of the two plazas recently constructed along the north side of Queens Boulevard in Briarwood. More...

‘Working Together’ On Labor Day

With the theme “Working Together, Leading the Way,” thousands of union members waving banners and riding decorated floats took part in the 2017 Labor Day Parade along a Fifth Avenue route that took them directly past President Trump&rsquo More...

Community Board 2 Returns From Summer Break

The first Community Board 2 (CB 2) meeting after the summer break was held on September 6 and had no big topic on the agenda. Nearly all of it consisted of community public comment or reports by committee chairpersons. More...

Queens Man Wins Over $1.2 Million At Resorts Casino Hotel

Resorts Casino Hotel guest, James C., hit the jackpot on his birthday, Tuesday, August 29! He hit the million-dollar-plus jackpot on the second handle pull on the Elvis Shake Rattling Reels slot, located next to the Quick Bites Food Court. More...

Put More You into Your Wedding Day

A wedding day is filled with symbolic tradition, from varied religious customs to the never-ending circle reflected in the rings and the types of flowers accentuating the celebration. More...

Biker Killed In Crash On Grand Central Parkway

A biker was killed in an explosive crash on the Grand Central Parkway on September 10.  The 25-year-old biker was traveling east on the Grand Central Parkway at about 5 am when his 2016 Yamaha slammed into a guardrail near Exit 9 in East Elmhurs More...

Citi Bike Opens In Astoria

Welcome Citi Bike to the community! They are bringing hundreds of bikes to Astoria for anyone who wants to ride. More...

Queens Community House To Open Two New Beacon Programs

This month, Queens Community House will operate two additional Beacon Programs in Queens. More...

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