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An Astoria actor’s next role could be as a 19th century stowaway, but he needs your help. Jonathan Draxton, 24, is one of 10 finalists competing to travel aboard the Charles W. Morgan, a 19th century whaling vessel and National Historic Landmark, as it sails this summer.
Woodside parents and politicians are asking the Department of Education to consider renting space in a nearby former Catholic school building rather than busing the kindergarten and first-graders miles away to Astoria.
Jackson Heights coffee bar owner Afzal Hossain doesn’t like the city’s new paid sick leave law, but he believes we should all follow the law, no matter the burden. Although he’s willing to comply, he isn’t happy about it.
A suspect is wanted for stealing a woman’s purse in Astoria after threatening her with knife, police said.
A 27-year-old man was critically injured when a livery cab struck him as he was crossing an Astoria intersection Sunday, police said.
The Department of Education (DOE) announced the vote on a Woodside school’s partial co-location and re-siting has been postponed.
“Jeopardy!” is in Diane Levinson’s genes. The 44-year-old Astoria book publicist is one of several family members to compete on the popular TV quiz show.
TODAY’S FORECAST: Monday: Cloudy skies. High around 35. Winds NE at 10 to 20 mph. Monday night: Partly cloudy skies. Low 27. Winds NE at 5 to 10 mph.
The Steinway Mansion, which was built in the 1850s, has reportedly been on the market for about two years and recently a private buyer is said to be in contract to purchase the landmarked home.