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Borough President Melinda Katz — who is quetly making preparations to run for mayor in 2021 — delivers the State of Borough address at Frank Sinatra High School in Astoria.
A peek at the design of a new 116th Pct. station house shows a two-story building with few windows. The building with be HQ for a new precinct ti be created next year by splitting up the sprawling 105th Pct. in eastern Queens.
Laura Raicovich, the controversial director of the Queens Museum, resigned this week. Last year, she cancelled an event scheduled for the museum celebrating the creation of Israel. The search for a new leader of the Queen's largest art museum is on.
They weren't kidding when astronomers predicted it would tough to see last week's Super Blue Blood Moon from the East Coast. Here's a peek at the phenomenon from Flushing Meadows Corona Park as it appeared early Wednesday morning.
Master food writer Joe DiStefano published his long-awaited book, ''111 Places in Queens That You Must Not Miss," which offers readers a taste of his knowledge of the top spots in the borough.
Uncle Jack's Steakhouse owner and reality-TV star Willie Degel, who styles himself as the world's toughest boss, poses in his new place in Astoria, Uncle Jack's Meat House.
Aaron Worley takes jumper during a CHSAA division game between Christ the King and Holy Cross Friday evening at William J. O'Meara Memorial Gym in Flushing. The ROyals earned a 68-55 victory.
U.S. Rep. Greg Meeks presides over his quarterly town hall at York College.
All Saints Episcopal Church on 40th Avenue in Bayside picked up that Currier & Ives looks from a small snow fall this week.
The city's ambitious recycling program for old electronic devices — everything from old TV and computer screens to fax machines and amplifiers — came to the Queens Botanical Garden last weekend. This is traditionally the biggest e-waste collection of the year in Queens.
Councilman Paul Vallone sports the official T-shirt of the PS 94 Lego Robot team, the RoboPandas, as he listens to the team's presentation, rehearsal for the city-wide Lego robot competition.

Melinda Katz, now entering her second term as Borough President, delivered her biggest speech of the year — the State of the Borough Address — this week at a high school in Astoria, outlining her plans for the year ahead.

Meanwhile, the head of the borough’s largest art museum resigned. One of Queens’ most well-known food writer published a guidebook. A big, bad boss opened a new restaurant in Astoria. A first look at the plans for new police station in Rosedale was offered.

Posted 12:00 am, February 1, 2018
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