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Man Wanted In Three Burglaries At Astoria Building

Police are on the lookout for a brazen thief who made off with thousands of dollars worth of savings bonds, jewelry and cash in three recent Astoria burglaries. More...

NewYork-Presbyterian Queens Holds Annual Gala.

On October 30, NewYork-Presbyterian Queens held their Annual Gala at The Queens Museum. More...

The Queens Veterans Day Parade In Middle Village

The Queens Veterans Day Parade was held on Sunday, November 4 at noon, in Middle Village, presented by the Middle Village Veterans Day Parade Committee. More...

CB 2 Meets Prior To Mid Term Election

The meeting of Community Board 2 on the first night of November was not heavy with events.   More...

Second Annual Trunk And Treat At Atlas Park

On Halloween, Assembly Member Mike Miller was one of the judges for the Halloween costume contest at the 2nd Annual Trunk and Treat event at Atlas Park. Families came to Atlas Park to participate in a costume contest and trick or treat in a safe More...

Fall Leaf Collection Rules

City street trees are shedding their leaves, turning sidewalks into great piles of color. More...

Queens Businesses Can Learn How to Solve Their Staffing Challenges At Upcoming Symposium

Queens businesses will receive information to help them solve their staffing challenges from experienced human resource leaders and workforce trainers at A Workforce Symposium, on Friday, November 16th, at United Nations Federal Credit Union, sp More...

Alleviating Flooding In Southeast Queens

Queens Borough President Katz joined Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Vincent Sapienza (seated, second from r.) and Department of Design and Construction Commissioner Lorraine Grillo (seated r.) at an October 24 press conferen More...

Vallone, Electeds, Community Rally Against Proposed Shelter In College Point

On October 29, Council Member Paul Vallone was joined by NYS Senator Tony Avella, Assembly Member Daniel Rosenthal, Community Board 7 representatives, the College Point Civic Taxpayers Association, civic leaders, and community members to rally agains More...

CB 6 To Hold Former Parkway Hospital Rezoning Hearing

Community Board 6 notified the community that they are holding a public hearing on the Planning & Zoning Committee’s report on the rezoning of the former Parkway Hospital (70-35 113th Street, Forest Hills; ULURP Application C-180447 ZMQ). More...

Restaurant of the Week

Antika Pizzeria

Antika Pizzeria on 30th Avenue is a family style pizzeria and restaurant that’s equally suitable for couples on a date, friends, and family meals. More...

Features

Internet in Bloom for The Layperson

Once again the midterm elections are upon us.  However, these midterms will be historic as Arizona is poised for its first female Senator with two female candidates running, one from each major party and Georgia may get its first African America More...

HGTV’S ‘Santa HQ’ Is Coming To Queens Center!

Santa Claus is all about the experience, and this year Queens Center is again partnering with HGTV to present the incomparable, immersive “Santa HQ.” Families are invited to explore the wonder of Santa in the digital age. More...

National Wholesale ‘Liquidating’

National Wholesale Liquidators (NWL), once dubbed “a bargain hunter’s delight,” will be closing its store on 48th Street in Long Island City by late November, faced with mounting debt it attributes, in part, to competition from mass More...

Ridgewood YMCA Hosts Annual Taste of Ridgewood

The Ridgewood YMCA will be hosting their annual Taste of Ridgewood event on November 15th. More...

It’s In Queens! (Nov. 8 to Nov. 14)

The days are getting shorter, but the weeks are getting fuller in Queens. More...

On The Road in Armenia: Early Christian Relics of Echmiadzin Museum at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

“The Holy Lance that pierced Jesus Christ is on loan to the “Armenia!” Exhibit at New York City’s Metropolitan Museum of Art”, said a sign at the Cathedral Museum of the c The Mother See of Holy Echmiadzin  is the governing body of the Arme More...

Waiting For A Magician Named Harry

When Harry Houdini died of a burst appendix on Halloween night, October 31, 1926, he left behind code words with a number of people, promising to use the words to contact his friends some Halloween night if he found it was possible to communicate fro More...

Turkey Day Fire Safety Tips

Thanksgiving is traditionally a day for family gatherings, football rivalries, swapping memories and gobbling down a great meal. More...

Ocasio-Cortez Visits Rego Park

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is probably the most talked-about and publicized New York congressional candidate since Bella Abzug first ran for a similar office nearly a half-century ago. More...

The Midterm Election 2018 Results

The midterm election held on Tuesday, November 6 had a record turnout, with millions more voters throughout the country than in previous midterm elections. More...

New Dutch Kills Housing

The owner of a parcel at 36-11 31st Street in Long Island City has filed permits to develop a six-story residential building at the site, according to information posted on YIMBY nyc.  Plans call for a 63-foot tall, 16,700-square-foot build More...

Hunt Man In Subway Bashing

A 59-year-old straphanger was beaten bloody on board a Manhattan-bound subway train on October 31 after he dared to ask a man to move his legs, police said. More...

Crystal Provides Waterfront Views For Luxury Condos In College Point

New energy efficient Crystal windows and doors provide spectacular views for apartments at the newly constructed Allura Waterfront Resort. More...

Breaking Ground At Fresh Meadows Playground

Officials broke ground on a $1.7 million renovation of Redwood Playground on October 23 in Fresh Meadows, funded by $1.2 million from Queens Borough President Melinda Katz and $500,000 from the City Council. More...

Moser Playground $1.87 Million Renovation Complete

NYC Parks Commissioner Mitchell J. Silver, FAICP, joined Council Member Costa Constantinides, Assembly Member Michael DenDekker, and Community Board 3 District Manager Giovanna Reid to cut the ribbon on Louis C. More...

Political Page

I On Politics

OFFICIALS COMMENT ON SYNAGOGUE SHOOTING: For the mass shooting of the congregants and police officers at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh on Saturday, October 27, which killed 11 worshipers and injured 6 others, including 4 police officers, s More...

Seniors

SAVVY SENIOR

Retirement Planning Tips for Single Women

Dear Savvy Senior,What retirement planning tips can you recommend to single women? I’m 54 and divorced with a teenage daughter and very little saved for retirement. More...

Editorials

Honor And Support Our Veterans

Veterans Day is Sunday, November 11, and it is 100 years since the official end of World War I. More...

Letters to the Editor

Veterans Day  To The Editor:  More...

The Midterm Election

As we go to press on the evening of Tuesday, November 6, the polls are still open for the most hotly contested midterm election in history. The poll sites all have a healthy turnout in this much-anticipated election. More...

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