November 24, 2010 RSS feed / Features

CB 1 Discusses ‘Buehler Way’ And Kaufman Studios

Ann Buehler Way will soon be coming to the southeast corner of 30th Road and 21st Street by the Variety Boys and Girls Club she supported and served for much of her life.   More...

Onorato: Extend Unemployment Benefits

State Senator George Onorato, chairman of the New York State Senate Standing Committee on Labor and a champion of working New Yorkers during his 27-year-long career in the upper house of the state legislature representing the 12th Senate District in More...

Three Semifinalists Named In Tech Competition

Helene Sonenberg of Hillcrest has been named a semifinalist in the Siemens Science and Technology Competition, along with two other classmates from Yeshiva University. More...

Toys For Needy Tots

On Friday, December 3 at 3 p.m., St. Michael’s Cemetery and the U.S. Marine Corps are collecting new, unwrapped toys to distribute to needy children in the community. Bring them to All Souls Chapel, 72-02 Astoria Blvd., East Elmhurst. More...

Joel Klein Bids Farewell At PEP Gathering

Schools Chancellor Joel Klein did not say goodbye, at least not yet, at the November 16 meeting of the citywide Panel for Educational Policy (PEP) in Brooklyn.   “I will say more at the next meeting,” Klein said. More...

Mt. Sinai Care Among Topics Discussed At DKCA Meeting

At the November 11 meeting of the Dutch Kills Civic Association, Chief Physician of the Emergency Department (ED) at Mount Sinai Queens Hospital Paul Hamilton, M.D. was on hand to describe the ED and the work that he and his associates do there. More...

Giving Thanks In Different Cultures

In America, Thanksgiving was traditionally celebrated as a day to give thanks to God for providing food throughout the year. More...

Sky View Opens In Flushing

On November 9, Borough President Helen Marshall (c), City Councilmember Peter Koo (l), City Economic Development Corporation representative Jonathan Gouveia (second from left), Assemblymember Grace Me More...

Auburndale Library Reopens

On November 19, a clear and crisp fall afternoon welcomed the long-awaited ribbon-cutting ceremony for the newly renovated Queens Library at Auburndale. More...

Dromm Secures Funding For Elmhurst's Chest Pain Facility

New York City Councilmember Daniel Dromm provided funding in the amount of a $1,000,000 check for the Elmhurst Hospital Center to pay for a new chest pain facility that is being constructed as part of its emergency department.   More...

The Pulpit

Times and dates are subject to change. Please call event sponsors to confirm.   All Nations Baptist:   More...

All Faiths Cemetery Military Plot Markers

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Stray Bullet Kills Astoria Man In Front Of Broadway Night Club

Astoria native Derrick Moore was killed on November 13 when a stray bullet struck him outside of an area nightclub on 43rd Street and Broadway.   Moore, 29, had just exited the RSVP Lounge at around 4 a.m. More...

Queens Business Shares A Smile

Steinway Moving & Storage, a landmark in Queens for more than 80 years, has decided to give the public a special greeting prominently displayed on the top of their building in Long Island City. More...

The 2010 Kiwanis of Astoria/ LIC Community Food Drive

The annual holiday Kiwanis Community Food Drive began on November 1 in Astoria and Long Island City with the purchase of 120 Thanksgiving turkeys. More...

Vallo Transportation: NY State Bus Contractor Of The Year

On November 15, Vallo Transportation, an independent school-bus company serving families throughout Queens, was named Bus Contractor of the Year by the New York State Bus Contractors Association (NYSBCA).   More...

Concerned Astoria Residents Rally For Safer Streets

State Senator-elect Michael Gianaris, Assemblymember-elect Aravella Simotas, City Councilmember Peter Vallone Jr., Democratic District Leader Costa Constantinides, The Long Island City Alliance, Transportation Alternatives Queens Volunteer Committee More...

On the brief side...

Give Dream Act Last Chance   A group of House Democrats, led by Congressmember Gary Ackerman (D–Bayside/L.I.), has petitioned Speaker Nancy Pelosi to schedule a vote on a bill that would give undocumented immigrant children a chance to ga More...

SHAREing & CAREing Holds Benefit, Silent Auction

SHAREing & CAREing, a community nonprofit organization providing grassroots support services to breast and ovarian cancer patients and their families through counseling, educational forums and advocacy services in Queens and throughout New York City More...

Clinton Democratic Club Welcomes Public Advocate

The Clinton Democratic Club held its monthly meeting on November 17 at the law firm of Vallone & Vallone, 25-59 Francis Lewis Blvd. in Flushing. More...

London Lennie’s Late Night Blues Bash

Sip, slurp and sing the blues every Friday night at London   More...

One-Act Play Submissions Deadline December 1

The Queens Players are calling for submissions for their 6th Annual Long Island City One Act Play Festival 2011. More...

Sunnyside Shines With Holiday Street Lighting

On Tuesday, November 16, City Councilmember Jimmy Van Bramer, Assemblymember Cathy Nolan and community members joined the Sunnyside Shines Business Improvement District for their annual holiday street lighting ceremony on Queens Boulevard and Greenp More...

One Penny At A Time

On November 19, at Astoria’s P.S. 85, elementary student council members led by their teacher Sonya Roselli, dropped by Councilmember Peter F. More...

Kristallnacht Commemorated

Flushing-Fresh Meadows Jewish Center, Hillcrest Jewish Center and the Israel Center of Conservative Judaism held a joint service at the Israel Center of Conservative Judaism on November 9 commemoratin More...

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