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Clear Your Summons Warrants

Queens District Attorney Richard A. Brown’s office announced a second chance for people to clear their summons warrants. On Saturday, October 21, from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. at Greater Allen A.M.E. More...

Katz Meets With British Consul General

In celebration of the common bonds and longstanding alliance between the United States and the United Kingdom, Queens Borough President Melinda Katz welcomed Laura Hickey, the Acting Consul General for the British Consulate General New York, to Queen More...

Meng Announces $450,000 In Federal Funds To Help Queens Jewish Facilities Improve Security

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The 4th Annual Ridgewood Stroll, Featuring Seneca & Catalpa Aves.

The highly anticipated 4th Annual Ridgewood Stroll, featuring Seneca & Catalpa Avenues was held on Saturday, September 23. There was an abundance of summery sunshine as neighbors strolled, supped and sipped from noon until 4 pm. More...

Dromm Hosts Dr. Dolores Beckham Way Street Co-Naming

Yesterday NYC Council Member Daniel Dromm (D-Jackson Heights, Elmhurst) hosted a ceremony celebrating the street co-naming of 34th Avenue and 80th Street as “Dr. More...

DOE Chancellor Farina Joins Electeds For New Cafeteria Opening

On Thursday September 14, a week after New York City public schools opened for a new school year, the students and parents at Public School 111 in Long Island City finally got what they wanted, a new cafeteria and real cooking kitchen. More...

New Multi-Use Building On 28th Avenue

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City Opens Another Homeless Shelter At CB2 Hotel

Controversy continues to center around the city’s decision to house homeless families with children at a former Best Western Hotel in Long Island City. The Department of Homeless Services (DHS) has reserved each of the 82 rooms at the former Bes More...

Fake Cops Frisk, Rob Elmhurst Senior

Police are searching for two heartless bandits who pulled off their own version of “Stop & Frisk” on a 60-year-old Queens man on September 19. Cops said one of the suspects got out of a gray sedan at Ithaca and Britton Avenues in Elmhurst on More...

Closing for Renovations

Local Subway Stations To Close For 8-Month Makeover

Straphangers in Dutch Kills and Astoria are bracing themselves for eight months of chaos and inconvenience when the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) shuts down two pivotal subway stations in the western Queens neighborhoods on October 23. More...

Restaurant of the Week

Danny’s Szechuan Garden WOK & GRILL

Very few restaurants survive, let alone thrive like Danny’s Szechuan Garden Wok & Grill, at 156-40B Cross Bay Blvd. in Howard Beach. Since 1978 Danny Chan has guided this restaurant to new heights, year in and year out. More...

Editorials

Keep The Statue, And The Holiday

Every year there is controversy surrounding the grand legacy of Christopher Columbus. We are aware of the many effects of that fateful voyage and huge repercussions that are still felt today. More...

Massacre In Las Vegas

Between the onslaught of natural disasters and this unnatural disaster, the mass murder of at least 59 people, and hundreds of injured innocent concertgoers in Las Vegas, we are very concerned about the safety and health of our country. More...

Letters to the Editor

Dire Time Of Need September 27, 2017The Honorable James N. MattisSecretary of DefenseU.S. Department of Defense1000 Defense PentagonWashington, D.C. 20301 Mr. Secretary: More...

Malliotakis Provides Ortiz with Supplies for Puerto Rico

Assemblywoman Nicole Malliotakis (R, C, I-Brooklyn, Staten Island) delivered a truck-full of supplies collected in her Staten Island district office to Assemblyman Felix Ortiz (D- Brooklyn) to be shipped to Puerto Rico for victims of Hurricane Maria. More...

Crowley Announces 4th Annual Veterans Day Student Essay Contest

Today, House Democratic Caucus Chair Joe Crowley (D-Queens, the Bronx) announced the start of New York’s 14th Congressional District Veterans Day student essay competition to pay tribute to the members of our armed forces. More...

North Queens Homeowners Civic Association Community Meeting Notice

North Queens Homeowners Civic Association will be holding a Community Meeting. The Guest Speaker will be Mayoral Candidate, NYS Assemblywoman Nicole Malliotakis. More...

Constantinides Introduces Legislation To Combat Asthma

Councilman Costa Constantinides announced on September 27 the introduction of a legislative package to combat asthma. He was joined in support at City Hall by legislation co-sponsor and the City Council Health Committee Chair Councilman Corey Jo More...

Out with the ‘Ins’! In with the ‘Outs’!

It was a kick-in-the-gut moment for a lot of conservatives, and for a lot of normal people who just wanted some non-political space left in their lives.Already they’d watched over the weekend, in the wake of President Trump’s attack on football playe More...

St. Anastasia Knights Of Columbus Holds Installation Of Officers

St. Anastasia Knights of Columbus held the installations of officers on September 19 in the Annex of St. Anastasia Parish in Douglaston. More...

Free Adult Civics Education Classes

When patients in Dr. Ida Messana’s thriving Forest Hills medical practice responded to the 2016 elections with varying signs of distress, the internist prescribed an unusual treatment—get involved! Though a political neophyte herself, Dr. More...

Ribbon Cutting Celebrates Woodside’s PS 11’s New Wing

On a beautiful Friday morning, September 29,2017 more than 100 guests and visitor including  more than two dozen former students and staff filled the entrance area at brand new PS11 in Woodside, to see the magnificent new shiny school building a More...

It’s In Queens! (Oct. 5 to Oct. 11)

It’s the Battle of the Dance Festivals this week with four-day and 10-show affairs in the mix. More...

DDC Goes More Solar

The NYC Department of Design and Construction (DDC) is turning a deeper shade of green, installing two solar charging stations to power up its fleet of 31 electric vehicles at its headquarters at 30-30 Thomson Avenue in Long Island City. More...

Holy Hatred: Suspect Pleads Guilty In Church Burglary Spree

A 24-year-old homeless man pleaded guilty on September 19 to burglarizing four Queens houses of worship earlier this year. Joseph Woznick told the court that he broke into the houses of worship to “get back at God,” and walk away with some cash, More...

Political Page

I On Politics

CROWLEY TO FEDS, CONGRESS: DO MORE FOR PUERTO RICO, U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS: House Democratic Caucus Chair Joe Crowley (D-NY) issued the following statement calling for urgent assistance for Puerto and the U.S. More...

Gianaris Collects Donations For Puerto Rico And Mexico

Following the tragic natural disasters that struck Puerto Rico and Mexico, NYS Senator Michael Gianaris collected and donated items to help those suffering from the devastating effects of Hurricanes More...

Features

Loyalty and Friendship Expressed at September 24th Testimonial

One hundred and fifty persons packed the Heritage Museum of Epirus at 25-14 Broadway, New York on Sunday September 24th to show loyalty and respect for the Greek language, culture and Greek Orthodox faith in the United States of America. More...

The ‘Energetic Felling’ Of Old Kosciuszko Bridge

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced the energetic felling or controlled demolition of the old Kosciuszko Bridge in both Brooklyn and Queens that took place on Sunday, October 1.  More...

Sunnyside Chamber Reconvenes After Summer Break

The first Sunnyside Chamber of Commerce (SCC) meeting in several months was convened last week at Cote de Soleil, the recently-opened French restaurant on Skillman Avenue between 50th and 51st Streets, where guests heard a lot of lore and instruction More...

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