September 19, 2018 RSS feed / Features

Share The Journey

The world is an amazing and diverse collection of people and landscapes. The views we have of the terrain and differences within the USA provide a glimpse into the marvels of what is beyond our borders.  More...

Wedding Planning 101

First comes the proposal then comes the wedding planning. There are dozens of decisions that need to be made before it’s time to walk down the aisle, which can be overwhelming for brides and grooms.  More...

Ceremony To Celebrate Opening Of RIOULT Dance Center

RIOULT Dance NY announced that it will hold a ribbon-cutting for the newly constructed RIOULT Dance Center on Thursday, October 4, at 4:00 pm onsite at 34-01 Steinway Street in the Kaufman Arts District in Astoria.  More...

Lots To Discuss As CB 1 Resumes Meetings After Short Hiatus

The Community Board 1 cabinet meeting for September was effectively its first in four months. CB 1 District Manager Florence Kalouris led the meeting, which was held at Kaufman Astoria Studios on September 12. More...

The 2018 Oceania Street Armenian Festival

On Saturday, September 15 the 2018 Oceania Street Armenian Festival was held in Bayside, at the corner of the Horace Harding Expressway and Oceania Street, in front of and surrounding The Armenian Ch More...

St. Nicholas To Hold Annual Greek Festival

The Greek Orthodox Shrine Church of St. Nicholas (196-10 Northern Blvd., Flushing; 718-357-4200) will hold its annual Greek Festival on Thursday, October 4 through Sunday, October 7. More...

Queens Mail ‘Fisher’ Sentenced To Jail Time

A 21-year-old Bronx man has been sentenced to 11 months in jail after pleading guilty to “fishing” for mail inside a US Postal Service (USPS) mailbox in Woodhaven.  Orbik Gutierrez, 21, pleaded guilty to criminal trespass on Septembe More...

Factor In Rising Sea Levels To Guard City Against Storm Surge

Council Member Costa Constantinides, chair of the Committee on Environmental Protection, is calling on the US Army Corps of Engineers to reconsider the existing proposals to protect New York City against confounding storm surges, which currently don& More...

Back To School

Paul Halvatzis with his daughter Alexa, as she goes back to school as a 7th grader at St. Andrew Avellino Academy in Flushing. More...

United Community Civic Association Breaks Bread

After the United Community Civic Association’s annual 9/11 Memorial Candlelight Ceremony was rained out, family and friends instead gathered to break bread and toast the memory of the deceased More...

CB 1 Meets To Discuss Land Use Situations

Community Board 1 resumes monthly meetings on September 20 at the Astoria World Manor, 25-22 Astoria Boulevard at 6:30 pm since the September 18 meeting was cancelled due to the religious observance of the Yom Kippur holiday.  More...

Coupling Finances: What All Newlyweds Should Know

I t's a catchphrase that's been described as perhaps the first "I do" for newlyweds, and it's especially relevant as we head into wedding season. More...

Historic Richmond Town: The City’s Most Complete Historic Village

If you are ever in Staten Island, Historic Richmond Town is a great place to visit! More...

Community Board 1’s Meeting & Public Hearing

Community Board 1 is holding their regular monthly meeting and public hearing on Thursday, September 20, at 6:30 pm at The Astoria World Manor, 25-22 Astoria Boulevard, Astoria.  First there will be a presentation by the NYC Conflicts of Intere More...

The Pulpit

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NYPD: Don’t Be A Victim Of Mail ‘Fishers’

Police officials at precincts throughout Queens are reaching out to local residents and business owners, offering tips to help them avoid being victimized by mail “fishers.”  Police said suspects involved in mail fishing sort through More...

Dromm, Johnson Honor PO Nunez For Saving Toddler’s Life

NYC Council Finance Chair Daniel Dromm (DJackson Heights, Elmhurst), NYC Council Speaker Corey Johnson, Deputy Inspector Carlos Ortiz, commanding officer of the NYPD 115th Precinct, and other members of the NYC Council gathered inside the Chambers of More...

CUNY Students Volunteer With NY Stands With Puerto Rico Aid Program

Ashley Chu grew up in Brooklyn’s Sunset Park neighborhood, a long way from Puerto Rico. But when Hurricanes Maria and Irma devastated the island last year, the impact struck close to home.  More...

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