February 6, 2019 RSS feed / Features

Internet In Bloom For The Layperson

By Ted J. Bloom

We probably take cellphones for granted because they are ubiquitous and so useful.  However, did you know that if you own one, you are probably entitled to restitution in the form of a monetary award (yet to be decided) because of alleged price- More...

Labor And Allies Come Together To Support Amazon Headquarters

On Wednesday, January 30th, members of organized labor, including the Building and Construction Trades Council of Greater New York, 32BJ and State Ironworkers District Council, as well as the Long Island City Partnership, Urban Upbound, and Queens Ch More...

Bill To Improve The ‘Raise The Age’ Criminal Record Sealing Law

Assembly Member Aravella Simotas announced that she is introducing legislation to correct a shortcoming in the record sealing law enacted last year as part of New York’s Raise the Age reforms. More...

Usha Balrup Promoted To Vice President Market Manager

FCSB has appointed 30-year veteran of the banking industry, Usha Balrup, vice president market manager. In her new role, Balrup will oversee the business development team and expansion of lending efforts. More...

CKO Kickboxing has arrived to Maspeth

CKO Kickboxing has arrived in Maspeth Queens. With over 90 locations nationwide, this is the first to arrive to the southwestern part of Queens. Classes maximize exercise efficiency through kickboxing and high intensity maneuvers. More...

American Kennel Club Museum Of The Dog Returns To City

The American Kennel Club Museum of the Dog will officially open its doors in New York City on Friday February 8th, at its new location, 101 Park Ave., just steps away from Grand Central Station. More...

Central Astoria LDC’s Multi-Cultural Celebration

Travel the world in one day, from China to Mexico! More...

MS-13 Member Arrested In Fatal Subway Shooting

Police have arrested a 26-year-old gang member who they say shot and killed another man at a Queens subway station on Sunday afternoon. More...

City Council And Amazon Meet, Clash Again

The City Council’s second examination of Amazon’s second headquarters plan, purportedly aimed at making Long Island City a prime area of employment in New York, was held at City Hall. More...

Off the Beaten Trail: St. Isaac’s Cathedral of St. Petersburg, Russia

The Florence Cathedral, formally the Cathedral di Santa Maria del Fiore, dominates the skyline of this Northern Italian city. The skyline of St. Petersburg, Russia is shaped by the Russian duomo: St. Issacs Cathedral. More...

Democratic Orgs Host Astoria Public Advocate Forum

The Taminent Regular Democratic Club, Powhatan & Pocahontas Democratic Club, and the Queens County Young Democrats (QYCD) co-hosted a candidates’ forum on the evening of Wednesday, January 30th, featuring 10 of the contenders in the Februar More...

Race For Public Advocate In Full Swing With Televised Debates

Ten candidates running in the special election for New York City public advocate to fill the open seat left by Letitia James when she was elected New York State attorney general are set to appear in televised debates tonight, February 6th, and in a s More...

Overhaul Of NYCHA Properties Citywide Agreement

When US Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson recently visited the Queensbridge Houses, a federal takeover of the beleaguered New York City Housing Authority, the largest in the nation, became a real possibility.  More...

Petland Discounts To Close?

Petland Discounts is likely to close all its locations, 78 in the tristate area. The founder and sole proprietor Neil Padrone died of bladder cancer on January 14. He was 74 years old. More...

Local-Express

Dr. Hossein Rahemi

Dr. Hossein Rahemi, the engineering and technology department chair at Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology, is the facilitator of Vaughn’s annual participation in the VEX Robotics World Championship. More...

Beautiful Hand-Holding Music By The Beatles

Get ready for St. Michael’s Cemetery’s amazing annual Concert of Classics featuring beautiful hand-holding music by The Beatles (72-02 Astoria Blvd, E. Elmhurst) on Saturday, February 16, at 3 pm, free admission.  More...

The Pulpit

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Cops Seize 11 Illegal E-Bikes In 114th Precinct Crackdown

Police at the 114th Precinct last month put the brakes on owners and operators of illegal electric “e-bikes” or scooters within the command. More...

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