May 30, 2018 RSS feed / Features

Borough President Katz Hosts Memorial Day Observance

  Queens Borough President Melinda Katz hosted a Memorial Day Observance Ceremony on May 24 at Queens Borough Hall in honor of all who have served in our Armed Forces, especially those who made the ultimate sacrifice in defense of freedom. More...

State Funding For Ecuadorian Civic Committee of New York

NYS Senator Jose Peralta announced that he secured $25,000 in state funds for the Ecuadorian Civic Committee of New York during a visit to the organization’s new headquarters on Roosevelt Avenue. More...

UCCA’s Upcoming Important–And Fun–Community Events

Co-sponsors Mount Sinai Queens and United Community Civic Association invite everyone— “for the health of it”—to their annual Community Health Fair on Saturday, June 2, 10 am to 3 pm, at Kaufman Astoria Studios (34-12 36th Str More...

CB 2 Holds Workshop Meeting On Street Safety

BY THOMAS COGAN  A special Community Board 2 safety meeting was held on May 21, at Sunnyside Community Services, to look further into the proposed establishment of protected bicycle lanes in Sunnyside along two parallel routes, Skillman Avenue a More...

Park And Homes Beautification Day A Big Success

NHS of Queens & SONYMA Spruce Up:

Neighborhood Housing Services of Queens (NHSQ) and SONYMA organized a cleanup and improvement day in Corona, on Saturday, May 19. The beautification of the Park of the Americas and its surroundings was a total success. More...

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Woodside Memorial Day Parade

The annual Woodside Memorial Day Parade, sponsored by the local Catholic War Veterans’ post was held on Memorial Day, May 28. Photos by Walter Karling   More...

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Announce Crackdown On Open Hydrants

The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is preparing to launch its 21st annual crackdown on city residents who insist on opening fire hydrants without an approved spray cap.  DEP officials will be sending teams into local neighborhoods More...

Chairman Crowley Honors Civil Rights Pioneer Claudette Colvin

Congress Member Joe Crowley (D-Queens, the Bronx), Chair of the House Democratic Caucus, honored civil rights pioneer Claudette Colvin for her lifetime of public service.  More...

8th Graders Honored For African American History Month Essays

Assembly Member Aravella Simotas honored 21 Astoria 8th graders who attend IS 10, the Horace Greeley School, for participating in the New York State Assembly’s annual African American History Month Essay Contest. More...

Astoria Civic Assn. Announces Judge Charles Vallone Scholarship Winners

The Astoria Civic Association announced the Judge Charles Vallone Scholarship winners. They are:   More...

Family Fun At Rainey Park With CALDC

The Central Astoria LDC, famous for its Astoria Park events which include the annual Independence Day Celebration, Waterfront Concert Series, and Movies on the Waterfront, announced that it will host its first Family Fun at Rainey Park event.  More...

Helen Marshall Family Day

The East Elmhurst-Corona Civic Association presents Helen Marshall Family Day, in collaboration with Assembly Member Jeffrion L. Aubry, Council Member Francisco Moya, and NYS Senator Jose Peralta. More...

New School Honors Late Assembly Member Lafayette

Less than a month before this school year ends on June 26, Community School District 30 has begun outreach to zone a new school and has voted to honor the late Assembly Member Ivan Lafayette. More...

Keeping Things Rolling Smoothly At Annual Bike Race

Attending and assisting at the Astoria Civic Association’s annual bike race were (l. More...

The Little Neck-Douglaston Memorial Day Parade

The 91st Annual Little Neck-Douglaston Memorial Day Parade drew hundreds of area residents to Northern Boulevard near Little Neck Parkway. The May 28 event is billed as the largest of its kind in the nation. More...

Hundreds Of Tenants Displaced By Elmhurst Blaze

City fire marshals are searching for the cause of a four-alarm blaze that swept through the top floor of a 7-story apartment building in Elmhurst just before midnight on May 27.  Flames were shooting out of top floor windows and the roof of the More...

DA Brown Hosts 21st Annual ‘Say Yes To Tennis, No To Violence’ Day

Queens District Attorney Richard A. More...

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