It’s In Queens! (Sept. 9 to Sept. 15)

It’s a busy week in Queens with National Honey Month celebrations, a full moon-inspired event, street festivals galore, a new play, and an international water show. Sept. 9, Queens County Fair, Sept. 11. This 39th annual event includes pie-eating and corn-husking contests, hayrides, carnival rides, and midway games. Add live music, craft vendors, food vendors, and the Con Edison Ecology […]

I On Politics

DISASTER READINESS EDUCATION: In recognition of National Preparedness Month, the New York City Emergency Management Department reminds New Yorkers to prepare for emergencies. This year’s events will be held both in-person and virtually and include a social media engagement campaign. These initiatives will provide the foundation to equip New Yorkers with the necessary tools to prepare their families, pets, businesses, […]

2022-09-07 E-Edition

325 Years For Queens Farm

Celebrating 325 years of continuous farm­ing, the Queens County Farm Museum’s 39th Annual Queens County Fair is being held starting on Friday, September 9, until Sunday, September 11. The first county fair was held in Queens in 1693. Step back in time and enjoy pie eating and corn husking contests, hayrides, carnival rides, and mid­way games. Visit the main stage […]

Carolyn Maloney: A Career Of Firsts

We cannot ignore the milestones Con­gresswoman Carolyn Maloney achieved in her time in office. For all those who have followed Rep. Carolyn Maloney and all her prodigious work for the city, the state and the country, you may be familiar with the following: throughout her career, Rep. Maloney has advocated for federal invest­ment in our city – and since her […]

Fun For All At 36th Ave. Street Fair

The annual 36th Avenue Street Fair drew crowds of people to the heart of the community on Sep­tember 3rd – marking the 42nd consecutive year the Dutch Kills Civic Association (DKCA) has hosted the day-long event. “We decided to bring the fair back to basics this year, to make it a day to kick back, relax and have fun near […]

Welcome Back – City Schools Enrollment Down By 10%

The 2022-23 school year for all NYC Department of Education stu­dents attending 3K through grade 12 starts tomorrow, Thursday, Sep­tember 8. With a decline in New York City’s population related to the COVID-19 pandemic, K-12 enrollment in the City’s 32 public school districts and charter schools dropped about 10 percent from 1,038,580 in the 2016-17 school year to 936,201 in […]

We Honor Their Memory

Twenty-one years ago, we were at­tacked on American soil by al-Qaeda ter­rorists. This is already a whole lifetime ago for our young, but the trauma will never go away for any of us. At the time we could never conceive of something like this happening to us, but have since learned to tighten up security, and so it re­mains – […]

Back To School 2022—2023

It’s hard to believe school is starting back up again already. Public schools open tomorrow, Thursday, September 8. Going back to school can be an exciting time for children (not just parents!), espe­cially if we make it something to look for­ward to, with some cute new supplies and clothes, and emphasize the prospect of seeing old friends and making some […]

Letters To The Editor

Threats In A Nutshell To The Editor: Three countries that threaten the inter­ests of the United States and the security of countries in the world are China, North Korea and Russia. China is flexing its military muscle in the Western Pacific. It has occupied and fortified isles in the South China Sea, claimed sovereignty over the South China Sea, and […]