NEWS BRIEFS


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New LIRR Ticket Machine for Little Neck Station LITTLE NECK – Buying a Long Island Railroad ticket at the Little Neck Station has just gotten a lot safer. State Senator Tony Avella announced today that the MTA will install a ticket vending machine on the north side of the station. Currently, ticket machines are only […]

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What’s happening this weekend


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EDITOR’S PICKS Saturday, March 19 at 8 p.m. NYCB Theatre at Westbury: Spring Doo Wop Extravaganza; featuring The Flamingos, The Cleftones, The Fireflies, the return of The Brooklyn Bridge and more; call 800-745-3000 or visit www.livenation.com. WEEKEND EVENTS Saturday, March 19 at 2:15 PM Flushing Town Hall: Sol y Canto – Twice as Many Friends; […]

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What’s happening this week


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EDITOR’S PICKS Saturday, March 19 at 8 p.m. NYCB Theatre at Westbury: Spring Doo Wop Extravaganza; featuring The Flamingos, The Cleftones, The Fireflies, the return of The Brooklyn Bridge and more; call 800-745-3000 or visit www.livenation.com. WEEKEND EVENTS Saturday, March 19 at 2:15 PM Flushing Town Hall: Sol y Canto – Twice as Many Friends; […]

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Holocaust was theme of Big Read program


| smosco@queenscourier.com

A month-long remembrance of the Holocaust through literature capped-off with one generation honoring another. The program, which spanned the entire month of March, was closed-out with an event at Holocaust Resource Center at Queensborough Community College on Friday, March 26. The Big Read, a National Endowment of the Arts (NEA) program designed to bring reading […]

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NE News Briefs


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Bayside, Franci Lewis choirs perform, Dig in at QCC, CB8 Public Hearing notice, Get your hair cut next week, Bowl for the Kitty, Defensive driving course,

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Padavan takes oath


| vmimoni@queenscourier.com

State Senator Frank Padavan took the Oath of Office from New York State Supreme Court Justice Robert Hanophy more than a month after his colleagues, after surviving one of the longest electoral disputes in State History. An overflow crowd of more than 800 people packed the Auditorium of Holy Cross High School in Flushing to […]

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Movie star visits


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Jessica Hayden (right), a fourth grader at P.S. 203 in Oakland Gardens, beat out 200,000 children throughout the country to win the “Verizon Get in and Win With Disney Connection High School Musical 2” sweepstakes. As part of her prize, one of the movie’s stars, Monique Coleman (left), recently visited Hayden at school, signed autographs […]

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