Astoria Times

Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014


Cops on hunt for Sunnyside robbery suspects [With Video]

SUNNYSIDE — Police were asking for the public’s help in tracking down two men believed to be involved in a robbery that took place in December in the 108th Precinct. Comment
Jackson Heights

Teenage girl missing from western Queens

JACKSON HEIGHTS — Authorities were trying to find a missing teen last seen within the confines of the 115th Precinct. Comment

Astoria man last seen in his home

ASTORIA — Police from the 114th Precinct were seeking the public’s help in finding a missing Astoria man. Comment

Interactive production plays the Queens Museum this weekend

Theatre 167 invades the Queens Museum this weekend with performances from “The Jackson Heights Trilogy.” Comment
Block Shots

McClancy aims for CHSAA’s top division

The Monsignor McClancy girls’ basketball team understands the task of ascension it is undertaking and how hard it will be. That is half the battle. Comment

Caring for Cats

No matter what you may think of cats, the disappearance of dozens of strays in Astoria over the last few weeks should be cause for concern. Comment

Friday, Jan. 17, 2014

Long Island City

Boro builders bought more air rights in 2013

Builders in Queens looked toward the sky in 2013 as they increasingly put unused development rights to work in order to push their outsized construction projects past the city’s zoning limits, though the market for the assets remains up in the air when it comes to prices. Comments (1)
Long Island City

Queens theatrics earn our Kudos

After a quick review of the Queens theater scene for 2013 one thing became increasingly clear: The past 12 months could be labeled the “Women of the Year.” Comments (1)

Woodside school gets annex to ease crowding

IS 125 in Woodside will finally get some relief for its overcrowding. Comment
Long Island City

Studio Square in LIC hosts kickoff for Super Bowl week

Studio Square in Long Island City will kick off Super Bowl week with Tailgate 48 Jan. 26. Comment
Long Island City

Socrates Sculpture Park opens a satellite exhibit

Next week Socrates Sculpture Park moves to Manhattan. Comment

Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014

Long Island City

No. 7 shutdowns planned for 22 weekends

Straphangers on the No. 7 subway line will have to get used to full and partial service disruptions as the MTA prepares to shut down the western segment of the line for 22 weekends beginning Feb. 28. Comments (3)

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Astoria cats go missing

Stray cats are disappearing in Astoria and city services are not helping to solve the mystery. Comments (8)

De Blasio unveils plan for safe streets in city

Mayor Bill de Blasio came to a school in Woodside, where an 8-year-old boy was run down by a tractor trailer, to announce a new initiative Wednesday to combat the epidemic of traffic fatalities in western Queens and the rest of the city. Comment

Discovery of burial site holds up construction work

A five-story, 32-unit apartment building sits unfinished, at 90-11 Corona Ave. in Elmhurst, and nobody knows when the project will be completed. Comments (1)

Corona celebrates Three Kings Day with Hizzoner

Dozens of children flocked to Corona Sunday for a Three Kings Day Celebration. Comment

NYPD seeks Astoria shooting suspects [With Video]

ASTORIA — Police were seeking help identifying a man in connection with an assault that occurred in the early hours of Monday in Astoria. Comment

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