2016-12-07 E-Edition

Mount Sinai Establishes Robotics Institute (MSRI)

Since the first minimally invasive robotic surgery to treat head and neck cancer at Mount Sinai in 2008 surgeons at Mount Sinai have been on the forefront of pioneering robotic surgery techniques.  Showcasing the cumulative experience of these surgeons and our multidisciplinary teams, The Mount Sinai Robotics Institute (MSRI) has been established at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount […]

The Converse Factory Store Opens At SkyView Center

SkyView Center, one of the region’s largest mixed-use, multi-level shopping destinations, has welcomed Converse, one of America’s most iconic footwear companies, to its merchant collection.At 3,850 square feet and located next to adidas on Level D, Converse celebrated its grand opening Thursday, November 17 offering complementary navy duffel bags to its first 50 in-store customers.“The addition of Converse certainly compliments […]

Emergency Tenant Forum At Greater Ridgewood Youth

Assembly Member Catherine Nolan stopped by and participated in an Emergency Tenant Workshop Forum at the Greater Ridgewood Youth Council. The forum, which was sponsored by Council Member Antonio Reynoso, had several representatives from Queens Legal Services, Catholic Migration Services, the Legal Aid Society, Legal Empowerment and Assistance Program, Greater Ridgewood Restoration Corporation and the Ridgewood Tenants Union, who were […]

Greater Ridgewood Youth Council’s New Building

On Friday, December 2, Assembly Member Catherine Nolan, along with her colleagues in government, community leaders and Ridgewood residents participated in a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Greater Ridgewood Youth Council’s new building. The new building, located on Fairview Avenue, will officially be called the Serphin R. Maltese Community Center and be operated by the Greater Ridgewood Youth Council.“For over 30 […]

Ridgewood Democratic Club’s Holiday Party

On December 2 the Ridgewood Democratic Club (RDC) held its annual Holiday Party. The following elected officials stopped by to celebrate: City Comptroller Scott Stringer, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr., Congress Member Nydia Velazquez, Assembly Member Catherine Nolan, City Council Majority Leader Jimmy Van Bramer, and Council Members Elizabeth Crowley and Antonio Reynoso. The club sent out thanks to […]

Middle Village Christmas Tree Lighting

Queens Borough President Melinda Katz posed with Santa Claus and some of his elf helpers during the Christmas Tree lighting ceremony held on December 3rd in the Fred Haller Jr. triangle, at the corner of Myrtle Avenue and Union Turnpike in Middle Village. The ceremony was presented by Council Member Elizabeth Crowley, in conjunction with the Ridgewood, Glendale, Middle Village […]

It’s In Queens! (Dec. 8 to Dec. 14)

Can Ebenezer Scrooge be at two local theaters at the same time? Find out this week while also enjoying great food, countless holiday concerts, a historic house tour, James Baldwin, W.C. Fields, and Martin Scorsese. Here’s the rundown.Dec. 8, India Kaleidoscope Film Festival, Dec. 11. Seven Indian movies that are making their U.S. or North American premieres and one special […]


Save Like A New Yorker For Extra Pizza

The holidays can be an energy guzzler, but if done right, you won’t have to break the bank to enjoy your seasonal lights. Con Edison reminds customers to put energy savings and safety first. Check out these tips:   1.   LEDs Save You Dollars:  Using LED lights can help your wallet and the environment.  An average string of lights can […]

Queens College Holds Business Forum Breakfast

Kathryn Wylde, president and chief operating officer of Partnership for New York City, was the speaker at this year’s last Business Forum Breakfast at Queens College on December 2.  The title of her address, delivered at the school’s student union building, was “What Makes New York City Great?”  She was speaking at a time when, as she said, the city […]