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Koslowitz Honors Four At Women’s History Week Event

Council Member Karen Koslowitz acknowledged the exceptional contributions and careers of four outstanding local women at her 7th Annual Women’s History Month Celebration. The event was held in conjunction with a Women’s History Month poster contest. More...

Addabbo Tours Veterans Home In St. Albans

NYS Senator Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. paid a visit to the New York State Veterans’ Home at St. Albans for a tour of the facility on Friday, March 23. More...

Pheffer Amato Attends Howard Beach Kiwanis Annual Dinner

Assembly Member Stacey Pheffer Amato (D-Howard Beach) attended the Howard Beach Kiwanis Annual Dinner at Russo’s on the Bay on March 16. “The Kiwanis are true community partners and do such great work within our community,” said Pheffer Amato. More...

Rockaway Boardwalk’s Reconstruction Receives National Planning Achievement Award

The Rockaway Boardwalk’s Reconstruction Project has received the Silver 2018 National Planning Achievement Award for Urban Design from the American Planning Association (APA). More...

The Future is Female Mentoring Day with Lower East Side Girls Club

Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12) and Lt. More...

Lock & Unload Cars To Foil Thieves

NYPD officials are repeating a waning to motorists to remove all valuables after parking  vehicles.Police issued several urgent pleas over the last year to motorists who insist on leaving electronic devices such as laptops, mobile phones, other More...

Man Commits Suicide Outside Elmhurst Hospital

A 56-year-old Queens man fatally shot himself outside the emergency room entrance at Elmhurst Hospital Center on March 29th, police said.Cops said Martin Matulis hailed a cab to the hospital at about 5:30 a.m. More...

In Honor Of Their Service

Queens Borough President Melinda Katz had the honor of being the guest speaker at the March 28 meeting of Vietnam Veterans of America, Chapter 32. More...

Restaurant of the Week

O LAVRADOR

A meal at O Lavrador is a treat for everyone, friends and family alike. This classic Portuguese restaurant is a rustic escape from the ordinary and the food is simply outstanding. More...

Editorials

Happy Orthodox Easter!

Orthodox Christians, and many Greeks in particular, have not yet celebrated Easter—not until this Sunday, April 8, which is Eastern Orthodox Easter. More...

Our New ‘Angel In The Infield’

Fans were still anxiously awaiting the Mets’ Opening Day even though it came a bit earlier than usual, on Thursday, March 29, because the Mets will have a few more days off this season.  More...

Letters to the Editor

Benefits Hotel Owners  To The Editor:  More...

108th Police Precinct Community Board Meeting

At the end of March, the 108th Police Precinct Community Council paid tribute to Sergeant David Porter on his retirement, calling him one of the command’s most respected figures.  Commander Captain Ralph Forgione recited a crime report that reve More...

Blue Bloods Goes On Location In Forest Hills

Commuters witnessed a crime scene at the corner of Yellowstone Blvd. and Ingram Street in Forest Hills early Tuesday morning. Yellow police tape, officers, a couple of NYPD patrol cars and EMS vehicles were at the site. And it was all make-believe. More...

Addabbo Helps Pack Food For Needy In Rockaway Before Passover

NYS Senator Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. joined his colleagues in government in lending a helping hand giving out food with the Metropolitan Council on Jewish Poverty at the Jewish Community Council of the Rockaway Peninsula (JCCRP) on Friday, March 23. More...

Nolan Honored By Irish American Heritage & Cultural Committee

Assembly Member Catherine Nolan was recognized on March 22 as one of several honorees by the Irish American Heritage & Cultural Committee at their 39th Annual Awards Ceremony at Brooklyn Borough Hall. More...

Queens Adds 14 Volunteers To Local Community Emergeny Response Teams (CERT)

New York City Emergency Management Commissioner Joseph Esposito, NYPD Auxiliary Deputy Inspector Phylis Byrne, and FDNY Deputy Chief James Brosi presided over a graduation ceremony for 35 Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) volunteers, including More...

It’s In Queens! (April 5 to April 11)

The Shakespeare classic Much Ado About Nothing starts a two-week run on Friday, but Queens is ado about everything. More...

Beware Springtime Home Repair Scammers

Police in western Queens are warning homeowners to remain alert to con artists who pose as home repair contractors each springtime to steal their cash and valuables.Cops believe the fake contractors are members of the infamous “Irish Travelers” famil More...

JFK Bird Strike Forces Emergency Landing

A Delta Airlines flight taking off from JFK Airport on April 1 struck a bird and lost an engine, forcing an emergency landing, Port Authority (PAPD) police said.  The Denver-bound Delta flight took off from JFK at about 8 a.m. More...

Man’s Body Found In Water Near LIC Shoreline

The body of a man with a prosthetic leg was discovered floating in the East River off the Long Island City coastline on March 27th, police said.Cops said a passerby spotted the body in the water off 44th Drive in Long Island City at about 5 p.m. More...

Political Page

I On Politics

CROWLEY SEEKS $25M TO ELIMINATE FGM IN US: Chair of the House Democratic Caucus Joe Crowley (D-NY) requested $25 million in federal funding for efforts to eliminate female genital mutilation (FGM) in the United States and overseas. More...

Seniors

How to Choose a Memory Care Unit

Dear Savvy Senior, My mom has Alzheimer’s disease and has gotten to the point that she can’t live at home any longer. I need to find a good memory care residential unit for her but could use some help. Any suggestions? Exhausted Daughter More...

Features

In Byzantium’s Footsteps: The Coming of St. Mark to Venice

Every city and Christian empire had a saint as their symbol. Venice on its road to becoming a republic dominating the East and West needed a saint. Where were they to go? More...

Participatory Budgeting In Northeast Queens Starting

The voting for the fourth year of participatory budgeting in northeast Queens officially begins running Saturday, April 7 through Sunday, April 15. More...

Tenants’ Rights Roundtable

Chair of the House Democratic Caucus Joe Crowley (D-Queens, the Bronx) was joined by New York Attorney General Eric T. More...

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