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Pheffer Amato Celebrates Earth Day With Beach 59th Street Playground Association

On Saturday, April 21, Assembly Member Stacey Pheffer Amato (D-Rockaway) joined the Beach 59th Street Playground Association for their 2018 “It’s My Park Day” Earth Day celebration. Pheffer Amato joined the group in beautifying their playground. More...

No Room At The LIRR Little Neck Inn

The start of repairs on the privately-owned Little Neck Long Island Rail Road train station parking lot will not add any additional new capacity to accommodate the daily overflow of cars. More...

Officer Kamara Honored At 108th Precinct Meeting

The 108th Police Precinct Community Council meeting on April 24 opened with a Cop of the Month award for action. More...

Borough President Katz Announces Jamaica Together Cleanup Effort

As part of a the continuing revitalization of Jamaica that has been spurred by the Jamaica NOW Action Plan, Borough President Katz today announced a coordinated effort with the Association of Community Employment Programs for the Homeless (ACE), Coun More...

Corona Teen’s Death Ruled A Homicide

Police are seeking help from the public to help identify and locate the killer of a Corona teenager whose body was found in a marshy section of Kissena Park on April 24th.The heartbroken parents of Andy Peralta, 17, said they want whoever killed thei More...

Gianaris: Extend 31st Street Bus During Subway Makeover

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It’s In Queens! (May 3 to May 9)

Free! There’s no charge for Indian music, trees, art openings, tours, sachet-making, symphonic songs, and a panel discussion on local history in Queens this week. More...

Mount Sinai Queens Celebrates Grand Opening of Its New Pavilion

Mount Sinai Health System celebrated the opening of the Mount Sinai Queens Pavilion, which includes an enlarged surgical suite and expanded outpatient medical, imaging, and presurgical testing services. More...

Restaurant of the Week

Senso Unico

Senso Unico is the one way to a delicious, authentic Italian meal, served with love and pride by Chef Vincenzo and his lovely wife, Laura Garofalo. More...

Editorials

People Have Cars To Take Them Places

Two NYC Council members announced they will soon introduce bills for permit parking in the city. More...

Letters to the Editor

Scammed 9/11 Victims More...

Stronger, Better Laws Are Needed For Crime Victims

I’m proud to have voted yes on a crime victims legislative package that passed the New York State Assembly on April 23. More...

Greek Film Expo Arrives in New York Presented by the Hellenic Film Society USA

Opening night of the Greek Film Expo took place on Friday, April 27 at the Directors Guild Theater in Manhattan. More...

New Police Officers Welcomed To Queens

Queens Borough President Melinda Katz spoke to about 40 recent NYPD Police Academy graduates during an April 19 orientation session held by NYPD Patrol Borough Queens North at the Langston Hughes Community Library and Cultural Center in Corona. More...

Addabbo Wants To Help Jamaica High School Expand

State Senator Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. visited with administrators at Queens High School for the Sciences at York College on Friday, April 20, for a tour of the school. More...

Congressman Crowley and Father Pat Conroy

Congress Member Joe Crowley (D-Queens, the Bronx) took to the House Floor on April 27 to call for the creation of a select committee to investigate the reasons why Speaker Ryan essentially fired the House of Representatives Chaplain, Father Pat Conro More...

Hermes Expo 2018 Hosts ‘A Taste of Greece’

Celebrating its 27th year in 2018, the Hermes Expo International continues its mission to build and solidify business ties between Greek American business owners, philhellenes, and regional and international businesses, through networking, enabling a More...

Plan 9-Story Building For Woodside Corner

The owner of a parcel at 43-44 51st Street in Woodside have filed plans with the city Department of Buildings for development of a nine-story, mixed-use building at the site.   More...

Safety Tips For Amateur Barbecue Buffs

The month of May brings more than spring flowers. With its warm weather, May brings the anticipation of outdoor parties for Moms, Dads, Brides and Grads, prompting Queens families to fire-up barbeques for some rib-tickling celebrations. More...

Danice Chain Closing 48th Street Store

A Danice store located at the Plaza 48 Shopping Center in Long Island City will soon be closing its doors, a spokesperson for the chain said.   More...

Tenant Critical In LIC Blaze

A tenant rescued from a fast-moving blaze at a Long Island City apartment building on April 24th was listed in critical condition in the burn unit at Weill-Cornell Medical Center, a hospital spokesperson said.  Others trapped inside the bui More...

A Historical Hotel for Our Military Heroes Fights to Survive

“We have had an incredible 99 year old history, and we try to honor that history continuing to provide important service to the brave men and women who currently serve or in the past have served in the American military, and also, to their families, More...

Political Page

I On Politics

MALONEY CALLS FOR WITHDRAWAL OF PROPOSED ‘JUNK INSURANCE’ RULE: Congress Member Carolyn B. More...

Crowley Endorsed By Two Dozen Labor Unions

Congress Member Joe Crowley (D-Queens, the Bronx), Chair of the House Democratic Caucus, received the endorsement of two dozen leading labor unions on April 30, including the Hotel Trades Council, New York State AFL-CIO, the Communications Workers of More...

Seniors

Savvy Senior:

How to Get Cash For Your Life Insurance Policy

Dear Savvy Senior,  I have a life insurance policy that I’ve been paying on for years that I really don’t need any longer. I’ve been thinking about letting it lapse, but I’ve heard that I can actually sell it for a nice payout. More...

Features

Council Unanimously Passes Constantinides’ Wind Energy Legislation

In honor of Earth Day, the New York City Council voted unanimously to pass a legislative package by Council Member Costa Constantinides, Chair of the Council’s Environmental Protection Committee, to encourage the adoption of wind energy. More...

Stringer Visits Greek Community Breakfast

Loud applause greeted City Comptroller Scott M. Stringer and fellow politicians at the Greek Community Breakfast sponsored by his office on Friday, April 27, in the Stathakion Cultural Center (22-51 29th St., Astoria).  More...

Demi Steals The Show At Astoria Animal Hospital

Astoria Animal Hospital (30-80 Steinway Street) joined the Astoria Street Fair on Steinway Street, Sunday, April 29. The staff was on hand in front of the animal hospital to meet and greet visitors.  More...

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