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Power Women of Queens Celebrates 30 years 

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Mar. 1, 2024 By Iryna Shkurhan Since its inception 30 years ago, Power Women of Queens, this year presented by Bethpage Federal Credit Union, has recognized thousands of women for their extraordinary contributions and built a network for continuous growth.  On Thursday, Feb. 29, Schneps Media celebrated the anniversary of the impactful networking event at…
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It’s confirmed, Shake Shack is coming to Sunnyside this year 

Mar. 1, 2024 By ishkurhan Mar. 1, 2024 By Iryna Shkurhan The popular burger chain that was once referred to as the “anti-chain chain” is coming to western Queens this year.  A spokesperson for Shake Shack confirmed that the new location will be located at 46-20 Queens Blvd, where Mangal Kabab used to be, on… Read more »

Newa Chhe shows Sunnyside a taste of Nepal and Newari culture

Mar. 1, 2024 By admin Mar. 1, 2024 By Jessica Militello Newa Chhe, a novel Newari restaurant that debuted in Sunnyside late last year, introduces a unique dining experience with its authentic Nepalese cuisine. Located at 43-01 Queens Blvd. in Sunnyside, the establishment is enriching the neighborhood’s culinary landscape with its diverse and flavorful menu…. Read more »

Crunching the Queens crime numbers: felony assaults on the rise as crime overall flattens

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Feb. 28, 2024 By Christian Murray The number of felony assaults reported across Queens over the last month are up nearly 10% compared to the same period a year ago, according to the latest crime stats released by the NYPD on Feb. 26. During the 28-day period from Jan. 29 to Feb. 25, the number of felony assaults reported increased 9.6% in northern Queens, from 197 incidents last year to 216 this year. Meanwhile, in southern Queens, the number of felony assaults also rose 9.6% over the period, from 187 to 205. The jump in the number of felony assaults…
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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 »

Op-Ed: Protect older adults in Queens from abuse

Feb. 27, 2024 By admin Feb. 27, 2024 By Shyvonne Noboa We face a number of challenges as we age. But perhaps one of the most distressing is elder abuse. A 2021 study found that more than 1 in 10 older adults in New York State has experienced mistreatment. Elder abuse refers to neglect, financial… Read more »

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

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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

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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 […]