Author: schnepsrestagent

AOC makes case for tackling climate change with union jobs at Queens town hall

Feb. 27, 2024 By ishkurhan Feb. 27, 2024 By Iryna Shkurhan US. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez hosted a town hall in Astoria last week to discuss how federal climate change policy is playing out on a local level.  Five years after she laid out the Green New Deal vision with Senator Edward J. Markey of Massachusetts,… Read more »

NYPD wins 3rd annual “Battle of the Badges” volleyball game against FDNY

NY: FDNY – NYPD Battle of the Badges

Feb. 27, 2024 By Gabriele Holtermann Bragging rights and a trophy were up for grabs at the third annual “Battle of the Badges” between the NYPD and FDNY volleyball teams at Maspeth High School in Elmhurst on Saturday, Feb. 24. Tickets to the friendly championship game between New York’s finest and bravest were $10, and…
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St. Pat’s for All scheduled for March 3 in Sunnyside and Woodside

St Pats For All Parade 2020, County Cork Pipes and Drums. Image: Michael Dorgan, Sunnyside Post

Feb. 26, 2024 By Matt Tracy It’s that time of year again. The 25th annual edition of the St. Pat’s for All Parade — an inclusive celebration of Irish culture and heritage — is scheduled to roll through the streets of Sunnyside and Woodside in Queens on March 3. Local families, businesses, organizations, and elected officials are expected to be decked out in green for the event, which originated more than two decades ago due to the exclusion of LGBTQ individuals from the Manhattan St. Patrick’s Day Parade. LGBTQ groups can now participate in Manhattan, but St. Pat’s for All […]

LaGuardia Community College signs 10-year extension on lease for Queens Atrium in Long Island City

Feb. 26, 2024 By zgewelb Feb. 26, 2024 By Ethan Marshall LaGuardia Community College has signed a 10-year extension on its lease for the Queens Atrium, located at 30-20 Thomson Ave. in Long Island City. The Queens Atrium, owned by the real estate firm Feil Organization, has been occupied by this City University of New York (CUNY) school for the last 15 years. Approximately 210,334 square feet of the lower floors of this 8-story structure have been leased by LaGuardia Community College. This building has a long history. It was originally built in 1914 as an industrial building before later… Read more »

New surveillance image of Queens Plaza slasher emerges showing the suspect maskless before he allegedly attacked tourist: NYPD

Feb. 22, 2024 By bparry

[caption id="attachment_71950" align="alignnone" width="680"] Investigators are hoping this new surveillance image of the suspect in a slashing attack on a tourist at the Queens Plaza subway station last week will provide a break in the case it shows the attacker unmasked. NYPD[/caption]
Feb. 22, 2024 By Bill Parry