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Addabbo Hears Constituent’s Concerns On Bullying In Albany

Constituent Sam Verstandig visited his State Senator, Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr., in Albany on Tuesday, January 23 to advocate for the funding of anti-bullying programs and passage of related legislation this session. More...

Worker Dies In Six-Story Plunge

A 26-year-old Flushing man fell out an open window and plummeted six floors to his death on January 23, police said.Cops said John Davie was removing the window from an apartment on the sixth floor of an apartment building on Saunders Street and 62nd More...

The State Of The Borough

Queens Borough President Melinda Katz gave her State of the Borough speech on the morning of Friday, January 26, at the Tony Bennett Concert Hall in Frank Sinatra School of the Arts High School in Astoria. More...

Man Injured In LIC Collision

A Queens man suffered minor injuries when a Mercedes-Benz Sprinter collided with a second vehicle in Long Island City on January 26.   More...

Maspeth Homeowner Charged In Cop, DEP Agent Assaults

Queens prosecutors have charged a Maspeth homeowner with throwing a brick at a police officer, assaulting a second police officer and a city Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) agent during an angry outburst over work permits for ongoing ren More...

FDNY: Shut The Door To Help Save Lives

FDNY officials are reminding city residents that their actions can help save lives during a fire.  In two public service announcements first aired on January 24, FDNY officials stressed the fact that shutting a door behind you when you leav More...

It’s In Queens! (Feb. 1 to Feb. 7)

An on-stage battle between two accomplished pianists is at the center of a music-filled week that includes The Beatles in a Baroque style, Romantic Rococo, Jazz jams, Chamber performances, donkey guitar tales, Cabaret pieces, and show tunes. More...

Restaurant of the Week

La Vigna Italian Restaurant

Any night at La Vigna Italian Restaurant is a special occasion, with its exceptionally delicious Italian regional cuisine as prepared by Chef Giuseppe Vitale. More...

Features

Gianaris Pushes His Voter Empowerment Bills

On Heels Of Repeated Attacks On Voting Rights:

NYS Senator Michael Gianaris announced a renewed push for two of his bills aimed at improving New Yorkers’ access to the ballot box. More...

Dr. Arthur Gualtieri Was 77

Accomplished and prominent local doctor Arthur Gualtieri has recently passed away.  Dr. More...

John Katsanos Inducted As Civil Court Judge

The induction of Judge John C.V. Katsanos was held on January 23, at the Queens County Civil Court, in Jamaica. The Hon. Jeremy S. More...

Dept. of Design & Construction Comes To Queens Chamber of Commerce

At an afternoon meeting in January, the transportation committee of the Queens Chamber of Commerce welcomed an associate commissioner of the Department of Design and Construction and another DDC official to its headquarters at the Bulova Center in Ea More...

Summary of Starz Filing

In their recent opposition to our petition, Altice never disputes the fact that they shut down Starz programming in the middle of the night without providing the required 30-day notice to their customers.  In fact, they readily admit that they g More...

Ridgewood Democratic Club Holds Annual Membership Brunch

The Ridgewood Democratic Club (RDC) held its Annual Membership Brunch on January 20 to start the new year. Assembly Members Catherine Nolan and Danny J. More...

Rozic Meets with Queens Botanical Garden Leadership in Albany

Assembly Member Nily Rozic met with Executive Director Susan Lacerte and Director of Development Stephanie Ehrlich of the Queens Botanical Garden (QBG) in Albany to discuss the programming QBG provides to the local community. More...

Off the Beaten Trail: Holiday Season in 2017-2018 Moscow, Russia

“Russia is a country of extremes: horror and beauty, brutality and bravery. More...

Crime Plummets In 114th Precinct

Police at the 114th Precinct have pulled in the welcome mat on crooks, criminals and thugs who seek to prey on innocent victims within the commandThe precinct, which covers neighborhoods including Astoria, Long Island City, Ravenswood, Dutch Kills an More...

Second Homeless Man Found Dead In Sunnyside

Police responding to a 911 call on January 20th found a homeless man unconscious and unresponsive outside an encampment area near 34th Street and Queens Boulevard in Sunnyside, an NYPD spokesperson said.Cops found Ivan Avilla, 40, dead outside the ho More...

A Vision Of The Future

Queens Borough President Melinda Katz’ fourth State of the Borough address, delivered January 26 at the Frank Sinatra School of the Arts in Astoria, was full of recent and future accomplishments and culminated with a wish list of things she wou More...

Political Page

I On Politics

CROWLEY ON TRUMP’S ‘ATTACK ON NYC’: House Democratic Chair Joe Crowley (D-NY) issued the following statement after the Department of Justice threatened to subpoena and withhold federal funding from New York City due to its status as More...

Editorials

The State Of The World’s Borough

Borough President Melinda Katz gave her State of the Borough speech last Friday, in which she highlighted the strengths of our borough and where her efforts have brought us. More...

Letters to the Editor

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