Pheffer Amato Attends Queens County St. Patrick’s Day Parade Dinner Dance

Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato (D-Rockaway Beach) recently attended the 45th Annual Queens County St. Patrick’s Day Parade Marshall Installation Dinner Dance. The event celebrates standout Irish-Americans who will lead the yearly Queens County St. Patrick’s Day Parade. “I am so proud of all the honorees who are leading the next Queens County St. Patrick’s Day Parade,” Assemblywoman Pheffer Amato said. […]

Pheffer Amato Meets With CUNY Chancellor

Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato (D-South Queens) and the New York State Assembly Majority delegation from Queens met with the Chancellor of the City University of New York, Felix V. Matos Rodriguez, to discuss higher education opportunities in Queens.

25 Years For Stabbing Wife In Jackson Heights Salon

Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz announced on February 13 that a Queens man has been sentenced to prison for manslaughter in the stabbing death of his estranged wife inside of a Jackson Heights nail salon in August of 2019. The defendant entered the salon where the victim worked and repeatedly plunged a knife into the woman’s torso. District Attorney Katz […]

Savvy Senior:

Dear Savvy Senior, Does Medicare cover outpatient counseling services for its beneficiaries? Since the death of my sister last year, I’ve struggled with depression and anxiety and would like to get some help. Sad Senior Dear Sad, I’m sorry for your loss. Yes, Medicare covers both outpatient and inpatient mental health services to help beneficiaries with depression, anxiety and many […]

Amazing History Of St. Albans Explored In New Book

Duke Ellington, Jackie Robinson, Brook Benton, James Brown, Ella Fitzgerald and Miles Davis all have something in common. They all lived in St. Albans, Queens! If that got your attention, then Images of America: St. Albans by Claire Serant is definitely a must-read. As colonial New Yorkers expanded their housing and employment options beyond Lower Manhattan and Brooklyn, Southeast Queens […]

25 Years For Crazed Hubby In Salon Slay

A crazed Queens man who butchered his estranged wife with a knife inside a Jackson Heights salon last summer has been sentenced to 25 years in prison, Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz said. William Rivas, 39, pleaded guilty in Queens Supreme Court on February 13th to first-degree manslaughter in the fatal domestic violence attack against his estranged wife, Carmen Iris […]

Crime Watch

Hunt Bottle Bash Suspect Police are seeking help from the public to help identify and locate a suspect who bashed a man in the head with a bottle inside a Sunnyside restaurant on February 2. Cops said the suspect walked into Bajeko Sekuwa New York at 43-16 Queens Boulevard at about 1:45 a.m. where he struck the victim in the […]

New Police Commander Shea Speaks At ACA

The Astoria Civic Association is sure at one time or another to invite the current police commissioner to speak at one of its monthly meetings. In February, therefore, the speaker was Dermot F. Shea, commissioner since early December. The crowd awaiting his arrival at Riccardo’s on 24th Avenue included many police officers, and when he did get there he walked […]

Queens Native Pens Self Help Book Available For Download

‘Villains. We all have them. The narcissists, sadists and sociopaths who’ve abused us. Humiliated us. Destroyed our self-esteem. And made us feel as if we have no place in this world. The self-help gurus tell us to ignore them, and that we can “Get bitter or get better”. But what if I told you that you can reclaim your confidence, […]

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