Green Think Tank’s Ioli Christopoulou Continues Preservation of Environment


Covid -19 is not stopping Greece’s environment spokesperson in protecting their natural resources. Dr Ioli Christopoulou is the co-founder and policy coordinator of the Green Tank, a non-profit think tank aimed at promoting policy solutions for a sustainable future. Ioli is collaborating with the FIDELIO team at University of Cambridge, UK, supporting work in Greek Protected Areas. Through her academic and professional career, […]

Memories of Armenia: St. Nicholas of Dadivank Monastery


“Don’t be astonished to see an icon of Saint. Nicholas in our monastery,” said Garush, our 2018 guide of the Holy Martyrs Armenian Apostolic Church pilgrimage. “We are Orthodox Christians. We believe in Saint Nicholas.” St. Nicholas stands apart from Christian saints. His fame spread across empires and generations to make him one of the most recognizable saints in history. […]

News


FDNY Reminder: Check Wiring On Space Heaters Fire officials have identified electric space heaters with faulty wiring as the number one cold weather killer, and the leading cause of fires during cold weather months. Sparks from electric heaters with frayed or worn wires set off the majority of fires each year during cold weather months, FDNY officials said. “They are, […]

Neighborhood Development News


Plan Office Tower At Eagle Electric Site A 26-sory commercial tower is planned for development atop the old Eagle Electric warehouse at Queens Plaza. Developer Dynamic Star plans to triple the site’s 27,000-square-foot allowed density to build a 400,000-square-foot office tower at 23-10 Queens Plaza South, between 23rd and 24th Streets. Plans for the development also include a museum devoted […]

FDNY: Have A Happy Fire Safe Holiday Season


City fire officials have released their 2020 Holiday Guide listing fire safety tips for the use and decoration of Christmas trees, Menorahs, wreaths, and other holiday ornaments: FDNY officials have also reissued a “Burn Concern” fact sheet with information on what to do if a burn injury occurs. Fire officials suggest that you follow these tips when decorating your home, […]

Crime Watch


‘Caligula’ Swingers Busted A group of “swingers” ran for the exits when police busted a private party at an Astoria nightclub on November 22nd, authorities said. Cops said police responded to 911 calls regarding the illegal gathering just after midnight at Club Caligula on 20th Avenue in Astoria, where they found at least 80 people drinking, eating, dancing and engaging […]

News


Long Lines Form At New Woodside COVID-19 Rapid Testing Site Western Queens residents are forming lines outside a new rapid COVID-19 testing site in Woodside. The new, walk-in rapid testing site at 51-30 Northern Boulevard (in the former Sports Authority parking lot,) will offer rapid antigen tests, in addition to the PCR tests currently administered there, NYC Health & Hospitals […]

Cops Launch Zero Tolerance For Drunk Holiday Driving


NYPD officials are issuing a reminder to motorists who party too hard and are considering driving while intoxicated over the upcoming holiday season. Police officials have announced that their annual Zero Tolerance crackdown on drunk drivers will be in effect this year from Thanksgiving week through New Years Day, including a series of undisclosed checkpoints and increased enforcement of laws […]

Crime Watch


Hunt 9 Teens In LIC Cop Assault Police are searching for a group of nine teenagers who attacked and assaulted an NYPD officer on Friday evening. Cops said the 15-year veteran NYPD officer was jogging in civilian clothes at about 6:30 p.m. on November 20th, when the teens attacked him near 53rd Avenue and 11th Street in Long Island City. […]

Tickets On Sale! – Louis Armstrong Holiday Experience!

Louis Armstrong Holiday Experience!   Dear LAHM Community, We’d love for you to join us on Friday December 18th at 7pm! as we celebrate the season with our favorite memories of Louis and Lucille at the holidays and performances by our special guests: Champian Fulton, Ethan Iverson and Catherine Russell. Our Staff Member, Hyland Harris, will also provide an in-depth, behind-the-scenes tour […]