September 5, 2018 RSS feed / 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...

St. Michael’s Cemetery’s Annual 9/11 Memorial Service

This year St. Michael’s Cemetery will be holding its annual September 11 Memorial Service on Saturday, September 8 at 2 pm (72-02 Astoria Blvd., East Elmhurst; off the BQE).  More...

Two SJP Grads Honored With Congressional Award

Thomas Flynn and Jakob Matala, 2018 graduates of St. John’s Preparatory School in Astoria, were recently honored with The Congressional Award Gold Medal at a ceremony held at the US Capitol in Washington, DC.  More...

Elected Officials Enthusiastically Endorse John Liu

There is a groundswell of support from Queens County elected officials for John Liu for State Senate (District 11). More...

The Labor Candidate: Letitia ‘Tish’ James Endorsed by Unions

As New Yorkers across the Empire State celebrated Labor Day on September 3, New York State attorney general candidate Letitia “Tish” James announced that day that her campaign had earned the endorsement of unions representing more than 2. More...

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Shara Ashley Zeiger

Shara Ashley Zeiger is a working actor/writer from Philadelphia residing in NYC. She recently had roles on the new Tracy Morgan show, “The Last OG” on TBS, and in “Bull” on CBS. More...

Catalina Cruz’ Platform And Endorsements

Catalina Cruz, who is running for the NYS Assembly, District 39, has been debating, and gaining endorsements for her platform, as set out below.  More...

Officers From 114th Precinct Stop By Amorelli Realty

Officer Holly from the 114th Precinct stopped by Amorelli Realty on August 20 with fellow Officer Jean-Louis and Officer Wanzer to greet Paul Halvatzis and Joe Vaccaro and show them her new Officer o More...

$2.5G Reward For Ravenswood Triggerman

Queens detectives have arrested a Long Island City teenager in connection with the shooting death of a father of two outside the Ravenswood Houses on August 26.  More...

Governor Signs Golden, Hevesi Bill Into Law

NYS Senator Martin Golden (SD 22) and Assembly Member Andrew Hevesi (AD 28) released the following statements with regards to the signing into law of bill S.8305/A.9566, which was authored and introduced by Hevesi. More...

OCEANIA STREET ARMENIAN FESTIVAL – SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 15

On Saturday, September 15, 2018, Oceania Street in Bayside (on the corner of Horace Harding Expressway) New York, will be transformed into an amazing Street Festival – complete with wonderful ethnic food, live entertainment, vendors and games/r More...

History of Rosh Hashanah

Rosh Hashanah (Hebrew for "beginning of the year") is the Jewish spiritual New Year. The Mishnah, the core work of the Jewish oral law, sets this day aside as the new year for calculating calendar years and sabbatical and jubilee years. More...

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Vallone, Parks To Screen ‘Wonder’ At Bayside Fields

Council Member Paul Vallone in partnership with the Dept. More...

Green Space’s 2018-2019 Season Kicks Off Next Month

Green Space presents Take Root with Nicole Colbert Dance/Theatre & Logos Dance Collective on September 21st & 22nd; and Fertile Ground New Works Showcase with various artists on September 23rd More...

This Circus Runs Amok

Come one, come all. Circus Amok returned to Socrates Sculpture Park with its sunny, political, one-ring circus spectacular on September 1. 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...

Executive Initiative On Speed Camera Law Reinstatement

Two months after the New York Legislature adjourned without the State Senate passing an extension law to allow speed cameras in school zones, Governor Andrew Cuomo declared an emergency condition and signed an executive order to continue the cameras. More...

UCCA’s 9/11 Memorial

This year the United Community Civic Association will be holding its annual 9/11 Memorial Candlelight Ceremony on Wednesday, September 12 at 7:30 pm at McManus Memorial Park (81st Street and the Grand Central Parkway service road).  More...

Peralta: New York Is A Union Town

NYS Senator Jose Peralta outlined the importance of unions, and how unions have been protected in New York State. More...

Senator Avella Endorsed By PEF, AFSCME, Iron Workers, NYCLASS

NYS Senator Tony Avella’s campaign announced that Avella has received the endorsement of the Public Employees Federation, AFSCME, Iron Workers District Council, and NYCLASS, in support of his reelection.  More...

A New Middle School For College Point

On August 28, Council Member Vallone joined Principal Renee Klager and representatives from the School Construction Authority for a walkthrough of MS 379, the new junior high school in College Point set to open this week. More...

New American Voters Association Endorses Jessica Ramos

On August 24, the New American Voters Association (NAVA) Political Action Committee endorsed Jessica Ramos for State Senate District 13 in New York. The formal announcement was made that day at Diversity Plaza in Jackson Heights.  More...

Cops Hunt Fake Cops In Local Robberies

Police have released a sketch of one of two suspects wanted for impersonating NYPD officers in a series of three recent robberies in Corona, Elmhurst and Jackson Heights.  More...

Man Charged In Rage Attacks

An out of control 29-year-old Queens man found himself behind bars on August 18 after a heated argument with his girlfriend turned into a slugfest with a nightclub bouncer and led to an argument with two police officers.  More...

Exhibitions, Events At Plaxall Gallery

Check out the following exhibitions and events at Plaxall Gallery!  Art Exhibits:  Fever: Artists’ take on climate change. Opening Reception Sept. 8, 7-10 pm. On view Aug. 30 –Sept. 30.  More...

Noguchi Museum’s September Public Programming

The Noguchi Museum’s September Public Programming: Center of Attention on Friday, September 7, 6:30-7:30 pm Saturday, September 15, 3:30-4:30 pm More...

The Astoria Center Of Israel Honors Rabbi Pearl

The Astoria Center of Israel (ACI) has honored Rabbi Jonathan Pearl on his 10th anniversary with the synagogue for his decade of devoted and inspiring leadership, as well as his active service to the Astoria community and participation in its many ci More...

LICP’s Fall Networking Night

On September 12, from 5:30 pm-7:30 pm join the Long Island City Partnership for its Fall Networking Night at Brooklyn Boulders – Queensbridge. More...

Dúchas: Irish American And Irish-Inspired Artists Exhibit At Queens College Art Center

The Queens College Art Center in the Benjamin Rosenthal Library will present Dúchas: The Drive Within, an exhibition of work by Irish and Irish American artists, as well as non-Irish artists whose work is inspired by Irish culture. More...

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