September 12, 2018 RSS feed / Features

Honoring Their Sacrifice

Since the attacks of September 11, 2001, St. More...

Avella Rallies with Community Members, And Advocacy Groups to Save SHSAT

NYS Senator Tony Avella stood with advocacy groups, community members, and elected officials at Foley Square in Manhattan on September 9, rallying to save the Specialized High School Admissions Test. More...

Astoria Bookshop September Events

It’s time to say goodbye to summer and hello to fall! Astoria Bookshop has an exciting roster of authors coming into the Bookshop – including two Queens residents, Jennifer Baker, and Suzi Siegel! More...

Gianaris’ Bill Protects Children From Lead In Schools, Parks

NYS Senator Michael Gianaris introduced legislation (S.9160) mandating lead inspections of sinks and water fountains at schools and parks throughout New York State.  More...

A Candid Interview With Assembly Member Brian Barnwell

District 30 Assembly Member Brian Barnwell and I sat in his office, located at 55-19 69th St in Maspeth, to discuss the upcoming election, and his efforts since taking office. More...

Bandfest IV At The Bohemian Hall Beer Garden

It was a beautiful day for music. The fourth annual Bandfest, hosted and created by Astoria native Erick Benitez, was gifted with outstanding weather in the outdoor beer garden at Bohemian Hall (29-19 24th Avenue in Astoria) on Saturday, August 25. More...

The Pulpit

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Man Wanted In Broadway Bank Robbery

Police are searching for a brazen robber who made off with $3,000 in an Astoria bank robbery. More...

Queens Chamber Of Commerce To Honor Business Persons of the Year

The Queens Chamber of Commerce is holding its annual Business Person of the Year event and honorees are confirmed for Wednesday, October 10. Registration, tables, tickets and sponsorship are available at queenschamber.eventbank.com/event/9487.  More...

National 9/11 Memorial To Honor Those Who Have Fallen Since Attacks

In the aftermath of September 11, about 1.8 tons of debris were removed from Ground Zero.  More...

DenDekker, Vet Discuss Half-Fare MetroCard Bill

Recently, Assembly Member Michael DenDekker (D-Jackson Heights) hosted World War II veteran H.P. More...

Van Bramer, Queens Library Celebrate Record Funding

On September 6th, New York City Council Member Jimmy Van Bramer joined Queens Library President & CEO Dennis Walcott, Council Member I. More...

Propose New School At Former Sports Authority Site

The School Construction Authority (SCA) is proposing development of a massive school “campus” at a site formerly occupied by a Sports Authority store on Northern Boulevard and Broadway in Woodside.  More...

Local-Express

David Close

David Close is the artistic director and conductor of the Oratorio Society of Queens and founder, artistic director and conductor of the Orchestral Arts Ensemble of Queens. More...

OCEANIA STREET ARMENIAN FESTIVAL – SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 15

On Saturday, September 15, 2018, Oceania Street in Bayside (on the corner of Horace Harding Expressway) New York, will be transformed into an amazing Street Festival – complete with wonderful ethnic food, live entertainment, vendors and games/r More...

Astoria Street Cleaning Event

The following are joining forces to try and clean up their neighborhood: Old Astoria Neighborhood Association (OANA), the Family Church, Astoria Houses Residents Association, Council Member Costa Constantanides, Borough President Melinda Katz, NYS Se More...

Amplify Her Progressive Women Rally

Several progressive women joined a rally at Diversity Plaza in Jackson Heights on Saturday, September 8 that served to address the lack of representation women have in public offices in New York City.  More...

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