2012-09-12 E-Edition

Community Board 1 Meeting September 11



Community Board 1 will be holding their regular monthly meeting and public hearing on September 11, at 7 p.m. at the Astoria World Manor, 25-22 Astoria Blvd., Astoria. Their next regularly scheduled board meeting will be on October 16. Public Hearing Items Include: Board of Standards and Appeals: No. 1 173-99-BZ – Premises 43-60 Ditmars Blvd. (Matrix Fitness Center). An […]

Turner Now Accepting Applications For Service Academy Nominations



Congressmember Bob Turner has announced that the application process for fall 2013 service academy nominations has begun.  “One of the great privileges as a congressman is having the opportunity to nominate young men and women from the 9th Congressional District to our nation’s service academies. I encourage all those interested in applying to a service academy and building a foundation […]

Parks Employee Arraigned In Stabbing Death



Queens District Attorney Richard A. Brown announced on September 5 that a 51-year-old Ozone Park man has been arraigned on second-degree murder and other charges for allegedly stabbing to death his Parks Department co-worker at a recreation center in Flushing, Queens. District Attorney Brown said, “The defendant is accused of the senseless stabbing death of a co-worker. His alleged actions have […]

DA Brown Appoints 15 Assistant DAs



Queens District Attorney Richard A. Brown has announced the appointment of fifteen law school graduates as Assistant District Attorneys. District Attorney Brown said, “These young men and women were hired after a highly selective recruitment process that I established soon after I became the District Attorney.  They are bright young professionals from some of the nation’s finest law schools who […]

Resorts World Casino New York City Presents The 2012 Battle Of The Bands



Resorts World Casino New York City, the premiere destination for gaming and entertainment, presents the Resorts World Casino 2012 Battle of the Bands finale.  Crossing Midnight, Beyond This Point and former American Idol contestant Tenna Torres are just a few of the bands that will take the stage. Doors open at 2pm, Sunday, September 9. “The experience was great so far,” […]

Fan Arrested After Storming Court At US Open



Queens District Attorney Richard A. Brown announced that an Ecuadorian tourist seeking an autograph has been charged with running out onto the tennis court at the Louis Armstrong Tennis Stadium on September 6 following the singles match played by Novak Djokovic and Stanislas Wawrinka.  The players were still on the court at the time of the alleged incident.      District Attorney […]

Three Community Leaders Join QSAC’s Board Of Directors



On September 5, Quality Services for the Autism Community (QSAC) welcomed three new members to its Board of Directors. Each member brings a passion for QSAC’s mission to serve the autism community of New York City and Long Island. Danielle Guarino, joined the the board after serving as the chair of QSAC’s Junior Board. She is a financial advisor at […]

Senator Toby Ann Stavisky, Supporters And Elected Officials, Rally To Get Out The Vote Thursday



Today, following the endorsement by Governor Andrew Cuomo, Senator Toby Ann Stavisky (D-Queens) was joined in downtown Flushing by electeds officials, community and faith leaders and dozens of supporters to kick off the last leg of the Democratic primary campaign for the 16th New York State Senatorial District. “Today is an exciting day,” said Senator Stavisky. “As we turn the […]

De Blasio Backs Miller For Assembly



Public Advocate Bill de Blasio announced his endorsement today for Assemblyman Michael Miller, who is running for re-election in this coming September 13th primary election. “Assemblyman Miller has demonstrated the ability to lead and to stand up for members of the 38th Assembly District, both in here in Queens and in Albany. His constituents know he has an open door to […]