Astoria

Astoria actor vies to become stowaway on 19th century ship
Astoria actor vies to become stowaway on 19th century ship
West Cristabelle Tumola 3/26/2014 at 5:44PM

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.

Pols ask for closer alternative for P.S. 11 students
Pols ask for closer alternative for P.S. 11 students
Top Stories Angy Altamirano 3/26/2014 at 1:19PM

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.

Queens reacts to newly enacted paid sick leave law
News Cristabelle Tumola 3/25/2014 at 3:56PM

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.

Livery cab hits pedestrian in Astoria
Police Cristabelle Tumola 3/23/2014 at 1:40PM

A 27-year-old man was critically injured when a livery cab struck him as he was crossing an Astoria intersection Sunday, police said.

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 3/17/2014 at 7:45AM

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.

Private buyer set for Steinway Mansion
Private buyer set for Steinway Mansion
West Angy Altamirano 3/13/2014 at 11:39AM

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.