February 22, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Sunnyside Chamber Holds February Luncheon

Brandon Mosley, an art director/designer, spoke at the February luncheon meeting of the Sunnyside Chamber of Commerce, held Valentine’s Day at Dayboat, 41-16 Queens Boulevard.  He was there to explain how those interested could market their busi More...

Maspeth Man Faces Nine Years For Burglaries

A 54-year-old Maspeth man is facing nine years in prison after pleading guilty to burglarizing homes throughout Queens County.Juan Cuervo, of 56th Avenue in Maspeth, pleaded guilty in Queens Supreme Court on February 14, to multiple second-degree bur More...

Astoria Boys & Girls Club To Expand, Develop Housing

Officials at the Variety Boys & Girls Club in Astoria have announced plans to expand their facility to keep up with the club’s growing membership. More...

Federation Of Hellenic American Educators Day On Greek Language Enrichment

           "The starting point of a man's education sets the course of what follows too, “ Socrates.1  This theme was the focus of “The International Day of Greek Language and Culture.” The Feder More...

It’s In Queens! (Feb. 23 to March 1)

The prolific, world famous Grace Kelly is here, but she might bring a surprise. A few surprise operas are in town, too. But the week’s biggest surprises involve meat. Here are the details.   More...

Addabbo Spreads Valentine's Day Cheer

To spread the love, this Valentine’s Day, NYS Senator Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. recently delivered student-made valentines to the local veterans at the VA Medical Center in St. Albans. More...

Community Calendar

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Restaurant of the Week

La Vigna ITALIAN RESTAURANT

A meal at La Vigna Italian Restaurant is a treat that shouldn’t be missed. More...

Seniors

Savvy Senior

How to Guard Against Medicare Fraud

Dear Savvy Senior,What are the steps seniors need to take if they suspect Medicare fraud? Suspicious SandyDear Sandy, More...

Editorials

Consider Taking The Ferry

Now that there are glimmers of sun and warmth, we cannot wait to start planning outings. One thing we do not think enough people know to take advantage of is the East River Ferry. More...

Letters to the Editor

On Immigration   More...

Tenants Sue NYSUM For Eviction Notice

The Legal Aid Society joined New York State Senator Michael Gianaris, New York State Assembly Member Aravella Simotas, New York City Council Member Jimmy Van Bramer, community groups, local residents and others on February 20th in announcing a lawsui More...

LIC Partnership Breakfast Discusses Transfer of Business Ownership

At the Long Island City Partnership’s first breakfast meeting of the year the meeting moderator had a statistic of great interest, given the day’s topic, Transfer of Business Ownership.  On average, she said, a business is sold once every three More...

Plan New Development At Car Wash Site

The owners of a popular Jackson Heights car wash have filed for a zoning change that would allow them to develop an eight-story commercial building – or a six-story residential mixed-use building at the site.The zoning change would clear a path for o More...

Cops Offer Safety Tips For Runners

In light of this week’s warming temperatures, NYPD officials are again reaching out to the public with a series of tops designed to increase the safety of folks that run and jog on city streets.The tips include:  More...

Cops Hunt Woodside ATM ‘Skimmers’

Police are searching for two men who installed skimming devices on ATM machines at a Woodside bank on February 11.Cops said the two suspects walked into an HSBC Bank branch at 51-20 Northern Boulevard at about 1 p.m. More...

Consul Discussed Missing Sarcophagus At Federation Of Hellenic American Educators Of America

              “You must inform all about the sarcophagus,” said Consul Manos Kourabakis, of the Consulate General of Greece. More...

Catholics Defending Religious Freedom For All

“When Kathleen Sebelius signed the ‘abortion pill’ mandate, the conscience rights and religious freedom of millions of Americans were  egregiously denied”, Barbara Samuells, co-founder and President of Catholics for Freedom of Religion (CFFR; ww More...

Political Page

Queens GOP Weighs In On DeBlasio’s State Of The City

FUNDRAISING INVESTIGATION, GRANDSTANDING… AND DE BLASIO’S STATE OF THE CITY – QUEENS GOP: That’s the way the Queens Republican Party headlined the organization’s review of Mayor Bill de Blasio’s recent State of th More...

Dromm Holds Oversight Hearing On Incarcerated Students At Rikers

Council Member Daniel Dromm recently held an oversight hearing on incarcerated students at Rikers Island. More...

Jefferson Democratic Club Kicks Off 137th Year

The Jefferson Democratic Club kicked off its 137th year on February 16, 2017 at the Clearview Park Golf Course Clubhouse.  More...

Features

Harlem Globetrotter McClurkin Pays Budding Gymnasts A Visit

Youngsters at My Gym in Fresh Meadows received a surprise visit from a member of the Harlem Globetrotters who came to show support and encouragement before their upcoming gymnastics performance during the half-time show at Madison Square Garden. More...

Senator Stavisky Welcomes FIT President Dr. Brown

Senator Toby Ann Stavisky (D-Flushing) met with Dr. Joyce F. Brown, President of the Fashion Institute of Technology, in Albany recently. Dr. More...

Thomas M. Quinn & Sons, Always Planning Ahead

Although paying for plastic bags has not yet become a reality, Thomas M. Quinn & Sons Funeral Home is not waiting for that eventuality. More...

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