Astoria Times

Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Long Island City

Laguardia Community College offers career options workshop

LaGuardia Community College plans to offer a workshop featuring career options. Comment.

Tuesday, April 9, 2013

Long Island City

Laguardia Community College offers free college prep workshop

A free college workshop is scheduled to be held at LaGuardia Community College. Comment.

Monday, April 8, 2013

Long Island City

Laughing Devil Comedy Club presents The Big Thing

Join the best of New York comedians every Wednesday until May 8 for a night of laughs. Comment.

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Sunday, April 7, 2013

Long Island City

Quinn DREAM Act town hall packs LaGuardia CC

A town hall hosted last week by City Council Speaker Christine Quinn (D-Manhattan) at LaGuardia Community College’s Little Theater on immigration reform and the state DREAM Act drew so many people that press and several others hoping to attend were turned away at the door. Comment.

Allergic to Salad presents cooking class with Vesta chefs

Allergic to Salad, an organization devoted to changing the minds of children who refuse to eat greens, will be hosting a series of free cooking classes for children of ages 5-12. Comment.

Friday, April 5, 2013


DA charges Elmhurst man in illegal dwelling scheme

An Elmhurst man is facing charges after he allegedly turned four houses and three garages into illegal single-room dwellings, the Queens district attorney’s office said. Comment.
Long Island City

Mayor plans veto of Council’s sick pay accord

The paid sick leave deal struck last week by City Council members, business owners and union leaders was mostly well-received, with one notable exception. Comment.

Thursday, April 4, 2013

Long Island City

Bloomberg to open 15 new schools in boro

Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced 78 new schools will open across the city in September — including 15 in Queens — at a news conference Tuesday held at a Long Island City school that is the future home of a new technical academy. Comment.

Maloney’s city office receives death threats over telephone

Callers phoned in death threats to U.S. Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-Astoria), the congresswoman revealed this week. Comment.
Hunters Point

Police find marijuana plants in LIC building

HUNTERS POINT — Police said they recovered a sizable crop of marijuana plants from inside a building, at 11-27 44th Road Tuesday. Comment.
Long Island City

Tube in Queens-Midtown Tunnel closed for two weekends

Tube in Queens-Midtown Tunnel closed for two weekends Comment.

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