November 29, 2017 RSS feed / Features

The Russian Revolution Still Echoes 100 Years Later In Queens

This month marks the centennial of the Russian Revolution. One of the greatest events of the 20th Century, the revolution overthrew Russia’s monarchy, the Romanovs, who had been the perennial power in Russia for 305 years.  More...

Still No Canopy Over Pedestrian Bridge At Little Neck LIRR Station

Something is still missing one year later from installation of a new replacement pedestrian overpass bridge at the Little Neck LIRR station in November 2016. More...

Ask Dr. Universe

Dear Dr. Universe: I was wondering, how did science get its name? Who thought of it? Does it mean something special? –Jada, 10   Dear Jada,  More...

Hunt Suspects In Sunnyside Bat Attack

A 23-year-old Sunnyside man, Kyle Arias, remains in serious condition this week after he was struck with a bat during a violent attack on November 20.  More...

CB 1 Approves Child Care Center As Population Of Queens Grows

The population in Queens has grown to more than 2.3 million, according to a July 2016 estimate by the U.S. More...

CALDC Director To Be Honored By Astoria Park Alliance

Marie Torniali, Chair of Community Board 1 and Executive Director of the Central Astoria Local Development Coalition will be honored by the Astoria Park Alliance at a Holiday Friendraiser on Wednesday, December 6, at M.I.A. More...

Local-Express

Sandro Albert

Sandro Albert is a multi-instrumentalist and composer from Brazil who has put down roots in Queens. He has collaborated with artists like War, Dionne Warwick, Herb Alpert, and many more. More...

East River Kiwanis Annual Thanksgiving Food Drive

The East River Kiwanis 4th Annual Thanksgiving Food Drive was held on Sunday, November 19 at Best Yet Supermarket on 37th Street, between 19th and 20th Aves.  All food collected went to the Hour Children organization (36-11 12th St, Long Island More...

The Pulpit

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Doctor Simon Zysman : A Pioneer In The Fight Against Heroin And Opioid Addiction

“Drug dealers are no longer the primary source of heroin and opioids.  The main source is now some physicians, who, while possessing good intentions, overprescribe the painkillers which have been the major cause of this national heroin and opioi More...

Local Principal To Receive Prestigious Award

The Catholic School Administration Association has announced they will be awarding Debora Hanna, Principal of St. Andrew Avellino Catholic Academy in Flushing, its prestigious Lighting the Fire for Catholic Education award. More...

NYC Health + Hospitals/Queens Holds Maternal-Child Health Forum

NYC Health + Hospitals/Queens held its first Maternal-Child Health Forum to benefit young families in the southeast Queens community on Saturday, November 18. More...

$50K Reward For Info On Cable Vandals

A cable outage in Queens blacked out holiday programming for thousands of Spectrum cable customers on Thanksgiving Day, including the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade and NFL games.  More...

Peralta, Sanitation Department Announce Installation Of 170 New Garbage Baskets

In an effort to bring better services to Roosevelt Avenue, a thoroughfare that cuts through the 13th Senatorial District, NYS Senator Jose Peralta announced on November 26 that he was able to secure a $164,000 state allocation to purchase and install More...

St. Andrew, St. Vincent De Paul Hold 16th Turkey Distribution

On Monday, November 20, St. Andrew Avellino Academy of Flushing in conjunction with the St. Vincent de Paul Society held their 16th turkey distribution. More...

Great Neck Plaza BID Announces December Restaurant Week

The Great Neck Plaza Business Improvement District (BID) and the Village of Great Neck Plaza announce that the 2017 Restaurant Week will take place from Sunday, December 3 until Sunday, December 10.  More...

Vallone: Come To Children’s Holiday Parade And Lighting

Council Member Paul Vallone announced the third annual Whitestone Village Holiday Lighting on Saturday, December 2. “I’m proud to sponsor this event which has continued to grow year after year. More...

Mayor, Commissioner Help Name Police Academy Library

On a chilly Monday morning (November 20) very much like the ones patrolman Benjamin Ward felt when he was a beat cop in New York City, Mayor de Blasio and NYPD Police Commissioner James O’Neill joined hundreds of NYPD current and former members More...

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