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Crystal Windows Execs Expand Roles

Flushing-based Crystal Window and Door Systems announced that Steve Chen, the company’s executive vice president, assumed the title of chief operating officer. Founder and president, Thomas Chen, also takes the title of chief executive officer. Since joining the company is 2005, Steve Chen has expanded his responsibilities for the general operations of the company. He […]

Fall Prevention

Fall Prevention

U.S. Rep. Grace Meng, VNSNY CHOICE Physical Therapist Jeffrey Jue, VNSNY CHOICE Registered Nurse Salina Wong, Flushing YMCA Director Josh Stabenfeldt, and Assemblyman Ron Kim at the “Preventing Falls Among Seniors” seminar in Flushing earlier this month. The Visiting Nurse Service of New York provided tips for seniors to avoid dangerous falls in the home.

114th Pct.: Grand Larceny & Burglary

GRAND LARCENY – The NYPD is asking the public’s assistance in identifying and locating the suspect wanted in connection with a grand larceny. At 2:37 p.m. on Nov. 6, the suspect entered Saint Demetrios Greek Orthodox Cathedral, located at 30-11 30th Drive, Astoria, and removed jewelry and cash before fleeing the location. (Left) This suspect […]

Events In Queens For Nov. 7-13

Events In Queens For Nov. 7-13

FRIDAY 11/8 TRUMPETERS OF QUEENS Flushing Town Hall will host its inaugural Trumpeters of Queens show at 8 p.m. Josh Deutsch will bring a set of original music for this energetic quintet performance, with special guests Michael Rodriguez and Irving Grossman. Tickets are $10 for members and students and $15 for general admission. HOLIDAY ARTS […]

Debate Over a Debate

A debate between candidates for Borough President sparked a debate of its own this month. Queens Public Television aired its debate between Melinda Katz and Tony Archabascio several times last week, changing their earlier decision not to air the discussion. Everly Brown, a third party candidate running on the Jobs and Education line, complained that […]

Peralta Pushes Licenses For Immigrants

BY TRISHA SAKHUJA Staff Writer As Congress debates comprehensive immigration reform that includes a pathway to citizenship, State Sen. Jose Peralta (D-East Elmhurst) has proposed a bill that would give undocumented immigrants access to driver’s licenses. “A driver’s license will provide undocumented immigrants much more employment flexibility,” Peralta said. “In moving out of the shadows […]

Musical Suggestions

While walking through the East Village two weeks ago, this QConf reporter saw an awning for “Bayside! The Musical!” Unfortunately, this stage show is not a sendup of life in Northeastern Queens. Instead, it is a parody of the 90s sitcom “Saved By The Bell.” Still, it got us thinking of what neighborhoods would make […]

Senior Greetings

Senior Greetings

State Sen. Tony Avella and 2013 Miss New York Senior America Virginia Werner of Bellerose greet seniors at the Services Now for Adult Persons senior center in Queens Village. Werner represents New York in the national Ms. Senior America Pageant and during her reign travels throughout the State as a role model of the dignity, […]