June 27, 2018 RSS feed / Features

Volunteers Delta & KaBOOM! Build New Playground At Merrick Academy

Not even the expected thunderstorms could wilt the enthusiasm of the more than 200 volunteers from Delta, KaBOOM! and the Merrick Academy family in Queens, who joined forces to build a new playground for the school. More...

NCO Discuss Build The Block Strategy At Meeting

A Build the Block meeting with NCO Sector B (“Boy” sector) Officers Shieed Haniff and Monique Holly was held at Bohemian Hall in Astoria on June 20. More...

Governor Cuomo Signs Legislation Advancing LaGuardia AirTrain

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo signed on June 25 legislation to advance the process to build a new AirTrain connection to LaGuardia Airport. More...

Great Eats III: Greek-Edition

Memories! Flash back to the World War II years (1941 – 45) that spanned my age 7- 11 years. The location was just north of Hell’s Kitchen, presently home to Lincoln Center. More...

Pages From The Long Island Star Journal

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The Pulpit

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Constantinides Statement On 30th Ave. Station Reopening

Council Member Costa Constantinides commented directly on social media about the 30th Avenue subway station reopening on June 22: “After eight months of disrupting Astoria residents and small b More...

Crowley, Dromm, Byford, MTA Announce Millions For 7 Line Repairs

Congress Member Joe Crowley (D-Queens, the Bronx), Chair of the House Democratic Caucus, was joined by NYC Transit Authority President Andy Byford, and NYC Council Member Daniel Dromm (D-Elmhurst, Jackson Heights) to announce on June 19 a $45 million More...

Taminent Democratic Club Holds Pocketbook Bingo

The Taminent Democratic Club held their second annual Pocketbook Bingo party on Friday, June 22, and it was a huge success. More...

Steinway Astoria Partnership Holds Annual Meeting

On Wednesday, June 20 the Steinway Astoria Partnership held its annual meeting. More...

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Emira Habiby Browne

Emira Habiby Browne has over 25 years of experience in social services, with expertise in family and children services, immigrant integration, and cultural competency. More...

Lead Paint Removal To Start On 7 Line

NYC Transit officials last week announced a $43 million, two-year project that will include abatement of lead paint on the outside of the 7 elevated line, starting at the 82nd Street stations and continuing toward Citi Field, in Jackson Heights and C More...

MTA Presdent Byford Visits 36th Ave. Station

NYCTA President Andy Byford, surrounded by agency officials and construction workers, toured the 30th Avenue subway station in Astoria on June 22, hours before the station reopened to straphangers.  More...

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