January 9, 2019 RSS feed / Features

Greater Woodhaven Development & WBID Brighten The Holidays

Karen and David Tinsley from All Nations Baptist Church in Woodhaven accepting the food basket donations from the Greater Woodhaven Development Corporation to be distributed locally for needy families during the holidays. More...

Meet Queens’ New Top Cop

There’s a new top cop in Queens. Newly appointed Assistant Chief Martin Morales assumed command at Patrol Borough Queens North (PBQN) just hours before the ball dropped at Times Square on New Year’s Eve. More...

An Evening Of Fine Food Benefiting QCP

The Queens Centers for Progress is presenting An Evening of Fine Food, a unique gourmet dining experience that will provide an informal networking setting for people from the Queens business community to socialize as they sample gourmet delicacies pr More...

8th Annual Shave For Autism To Take Place At Redken

On January 11, the 8th Annual Shave for Autism will take place at Redken “Saloon” Salon (36-17 30th Avenue). Frank Arcabascio, owner of Redken, has been very gracious in providing his location to hold the event. Mr. More...

Trinity Lutheran Church Holds Epiphany Celebration

On Jan. 6, Trinity Lutheran Church held a Dia de los Tres Reyes celebration on the Feast of the Epiphany – also known as the Twelfth Day of Christmas. Pastor Paul B. More...

Crime Down In 2018, According To CompStat

NYPD CompStat numbers for 2018 show that New York City had reductions in several major crime categories, setting new records for public safety and crime reduction not seen since the early 1950s.  More...

Armenian Pilgrimage Reunion And Orthodox Spirituality

“This holiday gives us another chance to be thankful for all that we have,” said Fr. Abraham during his Thanksgiving weekend homily. More...

CALDC Announces Updated Tenant Rights Book

It’s finally here! CALDC announced that the updated eighth edition of the Guide to Tenants Rights is now available. The previous edition was printed in 2010 and there have been many changes since that time. More...

Queen Of Queens

Welcome Luciana Lopez, a small bundle delivered at New York Presbyterian Queens at precisely midnight on New Year’s Eve. Luciana, who weighed in at 7 pounds, 15 ounces, is the first baby born in New York City in 2019, authorities say. More...

Rules For Christmas Tree Curbside Pickup

If your Christmas tree is beginning to resemble Charlie Brown’s, it’s time to remove the tinsel and place the tree curbside for recycling by the city Department of Sanitation (DSNY). Curbside collection of Christmas trees began on Wednesday, Jan More...

Queens Archives Now Available Via The Web

Items from the Archives at Queens Library are now available for people to view online, Queens Library President and CEO Dennis Walcott announced last week. More...

39th Ave. Train Station To Be Co-Named ‘Dutch Kills’

Straphangers who travel on the elevated MTA N/W subway line in Long Island City and Astoria will notice a long-awaited name change at the 39th Avenue station when an overhaul is completed there in the near future.  More...

Dispose Of Your Christmas Trees And ‘Chip In’ With Mulchfest

As the time for wrapping up the holiday season approaches, Christmas trees have begun lining the curbs. Real Christmas trees are a tradition for many families and provide a homey authenticity that is not readily available with plastic trees. More...

The Pulpit

ASTORIA ADVENTIST CHURCH:• Fridays, 7 pm: Small group video seminar, MoreAbout Jesus, with Christian writers and speakers Maurice Venden and Lee Venden.• Saturdays, 11 am: Bible Study and Prayer Group. More...

Local-Express

Eileen Coyne

Eileen Coyne’s paintings will be featured in a new installation at QED (27-16 23rd Avenue, Astoria), with an opening celebration there on Tuesday, January 15 from 6-8 pm. More...

2019 Starts Off With Discussion On New High School; Amazon

The first meeting of Community Board 2 for 2019 had two big features: A presentation of the new middle school planned for construction on Barnett Avenue and 48th Street in Sunnyside; and further coverage of Amazon’s venture into Long Island Cit More...

Astoria/LIC Kiwanis Presents Lt. Governor With Cole Award

The Astoria/LIC Kiwanis Club honored New York District of Kiwanis, Queens West Division Lt. Governor Anthony Pappas with the special Arthur Cole Memorial award for a person who best exemplifies the meaning of Kiwanis. More...

Rebuilding St. Nicholas At Ground Zero

It was over 17 years ago that St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church was destroyed in the terror attacks of September 11, 2001. Now, more than a year after construction of the planned St. More...

Flushing Town Hall Celebrates Lunar New Year

The venue will commemorate the Year of the Pig with programming including Four Seasons on January 12, a Red Envelope Workshop on January 13, and its annual Chinese New Year Temple Bazaar on February 17.  More...

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