Events In Queens For Jan. 16-22

Events In Queens For Jan. 16-22

Wildcard Weekend, robot making at the New York Hall of Science, Saturday, 1/18 (see below). THURSDAY 1/16 MAC WELLMAN w/STEVE MELLOR – MUAZZEZ Watch Steve Mellor in an act that is intentionally staged in the simplest of terms, employing a chair, an actor and a microphone. He performs a collection of short stories written by […]

Melinda Katz Is Good For LeFrak

To The Editor: I was fortunate to attend this event last night with some friends to welcome Ms. Katz as our new Borough President. When she was accepting her oath, I thought to myself, “Now, the LeFrak City vicinity has a chance!” There are at least two pressing matters that we have in our vicinity: […]

Cuomo Cabinet Member Discusses Gov’s 2014 Plan

BY LUIS GRONDA Staff Writer After Gov. Andrew Cuomo delivered his State of the State Address in Albany last week, one of his cabinet members gave a similar address a little closer to home. Empire State Development CEO Ken Adams appeared at the Forest Hills Jewish Center on Friday to discuss the Governor’s plans for […]

Focus On Queens, Jan. 9

Heather Harrison of Forest Hills was one of four attorneys promoted by the law firm Farrell Fritz in New York. She was promoted to counsel. Harrison is a commercial litigation attorney concentrating in business litigation and partnership disputes. New Borough President Melinda Katz will be the guest speaker at the next meeting of the 112th […]

Queens’ Crime Rates Dropped In 2013

BY JOE MARVILLI Staff Writer Queens’ felony rates fell even further in 2013, continuing a 20-year trend away from crime. On Monday, the New York Police Department released its statistics for Dec. 23 to Dec. 29, the last full week of 2013. In that chart was a category for year-to-date crimes, compiling the entirety of […]

Events In Queens For Jan. 2-8

Events In Queens For Jan. 2-8

Little Makers: Creative Circuitry, New York Hall of Science, 1/5 (see below). SATURDAY 1/4 PRANAYAMA WORKSHOP Fitness expert Nikki Lopez will host a Pranayama Workshop. The event will teach people how to increase awareness through practicing classic yoga techniques. The exercise intends to strengthen your respiratory and soothe your nervous system. The event will take […]

Focus On Queens, Dec. 26

Lisa Stein of Glen Oaks was one of 12 students inducted into SUNY Oneonta’s Edward K/ Greismer chapter of the National Residence Hall Honorary. Shannan Ferry of Little Neck, a broadcast journalism major in the Lawrence Herbert School of Communication at Hofstra University, was recently awarded a $1,000 Presidents Scholarship from the Radio Television Digital […]

The DEP’s Water Meter Ruse

To The Editor: Let me describe the latest ruse put forth by a city agency, particular, the DEP, which controls and oversees water usage and bills of residential and commercial space in New York City. New water meters were installed in apartments and commercial establishments this year, in particular, on October 10, 2013 in my […]