People Making a Buzz: New York Hall of Science Gala Fundraiser, Lotto Winners


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Gala Fundraiser

Gala fundraiser The New York Hall of Science (NYSCI) hosted its annual fundraiser and Gala – Evening of Science and Inspiration – on October 25 at Gotham Hall in Manhattan. AWARDS Queens Public Television has announced that four local programs have received top honors from the Alliance for Community Media’s Northeast Region Video Festival. “Multicultural […]

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NY Hall of Science challenges people to reinvent breakfast


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THE COURIER/Photo by Eric Jankiewicz

Forget about the breakfast of champions. The New York Hall of Science is holding a contest to reinvent breakfast using science.

The science and technology museum is calling the contest the Design Lab Challenge and they are asking people to take the first meal of the day and change it in whatever way.

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Star of Queens: Mitch Silverstein, co-founder, New York State Pavilion Paint Project


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Mitch Silverstein is co-founder of the New York State Pavilion Paint Project, a volunteer group dedicated to maintaining the 1964-65 World’s Fair figure in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park through painting and other upkeep projects.

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Greg Kelly, Co-Anchor of FOX 5’s “Good Day New York” to Emcee 2014 Rising Stars Awards & Networking Event


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Just announced, Greg Kelly, Co-Anchor of FOX 5’s “Good Day New York” will emcee the 2014 Rising Stars Awards & Networking Event on Thursday, February 13th at 5pm at Terrace on the Park. Rising Stars Awards honors young professionals who exemplify outstanding leadership skills not only in their chosen fields, but also in their community. The evening […]

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NY Hall of Science gingerbread village sets record for world’s largest


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Photo Courtesy Andrew Kelly/ NY Hall of Science

“GingerBread Lane,” a 1.5 ton, 300-square-foot village, currently on display at the New York Hall of Science in Flushing Meadows Corona Park at 47-01 111th Street has been named the largest gingerbread village in the world by the 2014 Guinness World Records.

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Halloween events in Queens


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Halloween Playland Bayside Village 41st Ave by the Bayside LIRR, Bayside Saturday, October 26 noon- 5 p.m. Halloween Festival Crocheron Park 33rd Road and 215th Place Saturday, October 26 noon- 3 p.m. Halloween On Ice City Ice Pavilion 47-32 32 Place, Long Island City Sunday, October 27 11:30 a.m.- 1 p.m. Canine Costume Carnival Rockaway […]

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Op-Ed: Comprehensive initiatives to make New York City’s waterfront stronger


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MAYOR MICHAEL BLOOMBERG EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is from Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s weekly radio address New York City’s waterfront is an incredible resource that contributes to the great quality of life we New Yorkers enjoy. It’s also a backyard for millions of families and our first line of defense against future storms and flooding. We’re hard […]

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Celebrate the season at the Hall of Science


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The New York Hall of Science (NYSCI) in Corona is kicking off the holiday season with dozens of displays and events, offering a different way to celebrate the season. “It’s a really fun way of imaging the holidays during this particularly festive and busy time,” said Liz Slagus of NYSCI. From December 27 through December […]

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Incumbent Stavisky, newcomer Ron Kim defeat Republican challengers


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THE COURIER/PHOTOS BY ALEXA ALTMAN

Political veteran State Senator Toby Ann Stavisky welcomed in a new generation of local leadership when she and first-time candidate Ron Kim celebrated their general election wins of Senate District 16 and Assembly District 40, respectively. Stavisky, the first woman from Queens to be elected to the State Senate, defeated Republican opponent J.D. Kim with […]

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Halloween at the Hall of Science


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The New York Hall of Science is putting a spooky and spirited, do-it-yourself twist on Halloween and the Day of the Dead. From October 26-27, bats, catapults, pumpkin sculpting, piñatas, papel picado, and Halloween-inspired robots are all part of the celebration. The science museum, known for its focus on hands-on learning, will remain open until […]

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Halloween events in Queens


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Here’s your guide to all the Halloween happenings in Queens this October. Pumpkin Patch Queens County Farm Museum 73-50 Little Neck Parkway, Glen Oaks Thru October 28 Saturdays & Sundays 11:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Haunted House at the Poppenhusen The Poppenhusen Institute 114-04 14th Road College Point Friday, October 26-Saturday, October 27 Wednesday, October 31 5:00-6:00 […]

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Science extension connects LIC high schools


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Photo courtesy of Assemblywoman Catherine Nolan

Two Long Island City schools have great chemistry. At a Thursday, October 18 ceremony, Schools Chancellor Dennis M. Walcott cut the ribbon to open the science-oriented extension connecting Middle College High School and International High School at LaGuardia College in Long Island City. Joined by Congressmember Carolyn B. Maloney, Assemblymember Catherine Nolan, Middle College High […]

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LIU Post: Education for the New Economy


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A new economy is emerging from the challenges of recent years, and LIU Post is helping individuals and businesses position themselves to make the most of advancements and opportunities. LIU Post (formerly known as the C.W. Post Campus of Long Island University) offers certificate, bachelor’s and master’s degrees and corporate training programs that promote new […]

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Cartoons come to life at Hall of Science


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Photo Courtesy of New York Hall of Science

Cartoon lovers can watch their favorite characters come to life, beginning at the end of the month. A new 6,000-square-foot exhibition at the New York Hall of Science (NYSCI) — called “Animation” — explores animation from concept to finished product, from storyboards, character design and drawing techniques to movement, timing, filming and sound. The exhibit […]

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