September 5, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

The Dog Days Of Summer

Three Men and a baby and a dog enjoy the final days of summer.Jim and Paul Halvatzis of Amorelli Realty are seen here with Jason Minnella and Paul’s granddaughter. Also pictured is Lola the Hampton Dog! More...

Woodhaven Business Improvement District Holds Back to School Promotion

Pictured at the Woodhaven Business Improvement District's Back to School Promotion held on August 25 are WBID staff, along with the band Plastic Soul, and one of the many clowns taking part in the promotion. A great time was had by all. More...

Restaurant of the Week

COBBLESTONES PUB and BIERGARTEN

Cobblestones Pub is proud to announce the opening of Forest Hills’ first and only Biergarten, just in time for a fabulous Oktoberfest! More...

Seniors

Can a Debt Collector Take My Social Security Benefits?

Dear Savvy Senior, Can my Social Security benefits be garnished if I have some outstanding debts? I just turned 62 and would like to start collecting my retirement benefits, but want to find this out before I apply. Worried Retiree Dear Worried, More...

Features

Bandfest IV At The Bohemian Hall Beer Garden

It was a beautiful day for music. The fourth annual Bandfest, hosted and created by Astoria native Erick Benitez, was gifted with outstanding weather in the outdoor beer garden at Bohemian Hall (29-19 24th Avenue in Astoria) on Saturday, August 25. More...

Maloney Rings Closing Bell At NYSE In Honor Of Women’s Equality Day

On August 28, two days after the nation marked the 98th anniversary of the 19th Amendment, Congress Member Carolyn B. More...

Espinal Intro’s Legislation

Assembly Member Ari Espinal (D-Queens) introduced two new bills this week, in a criminal justice reform package banning the operation of private probation companies and for-profit prisons in New York State. More...

Talking with Judge Jeanine Pirro about Liars, Liberals and Leakers

There is an old extremely troubling, yet almost forgotten,  story about Hillary Clinton, which in her New York Times best -selling book, “ Liars, Leakers, and Liberals, the Case Against the Anti-Trump Conspiracy”, Jeannine Pirro-  currently More...

Senator Addabbo Invites Employers To His Annual Fall Job Fair 2018

New York State Senator Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr., will once again be hosting his annual Fall Job Fair on Friday, October 5, from 10 am to 2 pm, at Resorts World Casino, located at 110-00 Rockaway Boulevard, in South Ozone Park. More...

It’s In Queens! (Sept. 6 to Sept. 12)

There’s a special section this week as the 2018 Queens Council on the Arts grant winners kick off their project presentations. More...

Police Search For Man In Domestic Stab-Dispute

Police are searching for a man who stabbed a 31-year-old woman as she was exiting a livery cab in Elmhurst on August 29th. Cops said Juan Portoviejo argued with the victim as she exited the cab near Lamont Avenue and Forley Street at about 5 a.m More...

Protecting Our Children

Speed Camera Legislation Signed

A speed camera in front of a school that has been immediately reactivated, in time for the first day of school, thanks to an emergency collaboration between Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, Mayor de Blasio, Speaker Corey Johnson, the City Council. More...

Political Page

Political Page

CUOMO: TRUMP’S NEWSPRINT TARIFFS ‘ATTACK ON FIRST AMENDMENT’: Governor Andrew Cuomo released a statement upon the overturning of President Trump’s newsprint tariffs by the United States International Trade Commission: More...

Gianaris, Barnwell Intro Bill To Protect Tenants, Keep Housing Affordable

NYS Senator Michael Gianaris and Assembly Member Brian Barnwell introduced legislation ending Major Capital Improvements (MCIs) and instituting new protections for tenants.  More...

The Upcoming Primary Contest

The upcoming Primary Contest has been scheduled for Thursday, September 13 (NOT on a Tuesday) and consists of the following offices and positions:   More...

Editorials

We Will Never Forget

It has been 17 years since that gut-wrenching day when members of the terrorist group, al-Qaeda, hijacked American Airlines Flight 11 and United Airlines Flight 175 to crash into the Twin Towers, killing nearly 3,000 people. More...

Jewish New Year 2018

This coming Sunday evening, September 9, is the annual celebration of Rosh Hashanah, the day in which the Jewish community comes together to celebrate the birth of the universe and the day Adam and Eve came into the world. More...

Letters to the Editor

Nurses Endorse Peralta  Dear Friend,  It has always been my great honor to work with and represent some of the best nurses in the nation at the New York State Nurses Association, so I am thrilled to receive their endorsement.  More...

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