Astoria Times

Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Astoria Times

Corner named for ‘Mr. Steinway’

Astorians not only celebrated a man who spent his life working to make the shopping strip Steinway Street beautiful last Thursday, but spoke about a new law that would work to make it — and all other commercial areas in the city — even more beautiful. Comment.
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Dromm doles out $250K to immigrant, LGBT groups

City Councilman Daniel Dromm (D-Jackson Heights) distributed his $250,000 member items for fiscal year 2012 among a wide variety of immigrant rights and LGBT rights associations, most of which are within his district. Comment.
Astoria Times

Boro apt arsonist gets 100 yrs

A Brooklyn man who set his ex-girlfriend and her Queensbridge apartment on fire in November 2009 was sentenced last week to 100 years to life in prison, the Queens district attorney’s office said. Comment.

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