Silver Celebration For Society

To The Editor: It is hard to believe, but 25 years have passed since the Douglaston and Little Neck Historical Society came into being. And yet, considering all that DLNHS has accomplished during that quarter-century, it is equally incredible that so much has been done in so little time. Just a few of its accomplishments […]

Historic Steinway Mansion Sold For $2.6M

BY JACKIE STRAWBRIDGE Staff Writer After a long search for a buyer, the historic Steinway Mansion in Astoria has been sold for $2.6 million. It was purchased by a pair of investors local to Astoria, under the name Steinway Mansion LLC. Friends of Steinway Mansion, a program of the Greater Astoria Historical Society, announced the […]

Sinai Chapels Serves City’s Jewish Community

Sinai Chapels Serves City’s Jewish Community

BY NATALIA KOZIKOWSKA Staff Writer Though losing a loved one may be difficult, Sinai Chapels is committed to ensuring that family members do not encounter any more grief while planning a funeral. With four generations of family ownership, the Fresh Meadows-based funeral home has gained the trust of Jewish families all across New York. Its […]

Citymeals Delivers For Ridgewood Seniors

Citymeals Delivers For Ridgewood Seniors

BY LUIS GRONDA Staff Writer Meals prepared by popular chefs wMeals prepared by popular chefs were delivered to some senior centers throughout the City, including one in Queens. Last week, the City meals-on-wheels program served gourmet meals to 300 elderly people too weak to leave their homes. One delivery was sent to the Peter Cardella […]

Ragusa Will Remain Queens GOP Head

BY LUIS GRONDA Staff Writer Phil Ragusa will remain chair of the Queens County Republican Party after the petition against his election was dismissed. According to a court filing obtained by the Queens Tribune, the judge ruled the case against last September’s reorganizational meeting invalid, saying there was not enough evidence to overturn the vote, […]

CenterLight Supports Queens’ Project Chaim

BY JOE MARVILLI Staff Writer While Project Chaim is known for giving a helping hand to others, it recently received one itself. The Queens Jewish Community Council’s program was given a donation of $5,000 from Michael Fassler, CEO of CenterLight Health System. He had heard about how Project Chaim’s work was threatened by a lack […]

City Snow Response Damages Café Entrance

BY LUIS GRONDA Staff Writer With snow shutting down the City last week, one Forest Hills restaurant took more than just a financial hit. A Dept. of Sanitation truck jumped the sidewalk on Austin Street last Thursday night, slamming into Exo Café on Austin Street, damaging much of the exterior of the establishment and sending […]

Remembering Ira

To The Editor: I was very saddened to hear of the passing of the Tribune’s premier photographer Ira Cohen. The Greater Woodhaven Development Corporation was so fortunate, for he attended all of our Spring Dinner Dances and our “Wonderful Woodhaven Street Festivals,” taking unbelievable pictures for your newspaper. At our dinner dance on June 1, […]

Restaurant Week Is Planned For Forest Hills

BY LUIS GRONDA Staff Writer Several restaurants along Austin Street and other areas will get to showcase its delicious food next month. The first-ever Forest Hills Restaurant Week will take place between Nov. 3 and Nov. 9. It will be hosted by the Forest Hills Chamber of Commerce and the Queens Tribune. During that week, […]