July 4, 2018 RSS feed / Features

Queens Unveils Tech Zone Strategic Plan

Borough President Melinda Katz, the Western Queens Tech Task Force, Coalition for Queens and HR&A Advisors unveiled the long-anticipated Western Queens Tech Zone Strategic Plan entitled Live, Work, Create: A Roadmap for Equitable Growth of the We More...

MTA to Increase Q6, Q69 Bus Service

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) Bus Company announced on June 26 that two Queens local bus routes will see increased off-peak service this September to meet shifting ridership demands as residential and commercial development in the L More...

Rockets’ Red Glare

Independence Day is commonly associated with fireworks and public and private events celebrating the history and traditions of the United States. More...

The Spirit of ‘76

Originally entitled Yankee Doodle, this is one of several versions of a scene painted by A. M. Willard that came to be known as The Spirit of '76. More...

Welcome to July 1903!

Presented By The Greater Astoria Historical Society From Pages Of The Long Island Star Journal

In July 1903, Catholics the world over mourned the passing of Pope Leo XIII, who was the oldest pope ever to serve in the Vatican, when he died at 93. More...

United Brothers Fruit Market— Astoria’s Farm

United Brothers Fruit Markets have rolled out refreshing and delicious summer fun, with ripe, fragrant and super sweet pineapples, firm flavorful tomatoes, tangy lemons and the brightest broccoli and More...

Goodbye Ben’s

Ben’s Best served its last matzo ball soup and pastrami on rye on June 30 after 73 years of service.  The lights went dim on the Rego Park institution at 9 pm on Saturday, as owner Jay Parker and his staff served their last customer.  More...

Fort Totten Fireworks Soar To New Heights!

NYC Council Member Paul Vallone and the Bayside Historical Society hosted the Fourth Annual Independence Day Fireworks and Concert at Fort Totten on June 27. More...

Off-Duty PANYNJ Policeman Saves Stabbing Victim In Corona

A Port Authority police officer is being hailed as a hero this week after he ran after and captured a bloodied, knife wielding man who was chasing a woman behind a Corona home on June 30.  More...

It’s Only A Game!

Due to soccer excitement, police shut the street to through traffic on Broadway between 42nd and 43rd Streets on Thursday June 28th at around 3 pm. More...

Fiscal Year 2019 Funding For Immigration Services

NYC Council Member Costa Constantinides outlined on July 2 ways in which the Fiscal Year 2019 budget provides vital services to immigrant communities in District 22.  More...

108th Closes Out Season, See You In September

On the last Tuesday evening in June, the 108th Police Precinct Community Council ended its meeting season. More...

When in the course of human events...

Taxation without representation! That was the battle cry of the 13 colonies in America who were forced to pay taxes to England’s King George III with no representation in Parliament. More...

It’s a grand old flag

For 240 years, the American flag has been the symbol of our nation’s unity, as well as a source of pride and inspiration for millions of citizens. More...

New York's Schools Hit The Jackpot, Thanks To Resorts World

Resorts World Casino New York City (RWNYC) generated more than $248 million for New York State’s Lottery education fund during the ’17-’18 school year (August-May), according to recently released data. More...

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Josselyn Navas

Josselyn Navas is an extraordinary student who just graduated from Townsend Harris High School as a winner of the prestigious 2018 Milken scholarship. She is one of only six students in the city to receive the 2018 Milken Scholars Program award. More...

First Annual Rock 4 Rocco Concert Fundraiser

The Baby Rocco Foundation held its first annual Rock 4 Rocco concert fundraiser at Studio Square NYC on Friday, June 15. More...

Simotas Honors Women’s History Drawing Contest Winners

Assembly Member Aravella Simotas hosted seven winners of her annual Women’s History Drawing Contest at her Astoria office. More...

US Coast Guard Honored, De Blasio To Expand City’s Ferry Fleet

New York City has more than 520 miles of coastline, more than San Francisco or Seattle, and the Bronx is the only one of the five boroughs on the mainland. More...

The Pulpit

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