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Flight 587 ten years later: Holidays without a loved one
Flight 587 ten years later: Holidays without a loved one
News Melissa Chan 11/14/2011 at 3:54PM

For Angilda Delacruz, 21, without her aunt and godmother Magnolia Pena, the upcoming holidays are the toughest part of the year. “When we were little, we would always go to her house, and she would always have these baked cakes ready and chocolate lollipops in her fridge. We would always get in trouble for stealing [...]

Astoria street renamed for leader, activist Ann Buehler
Astoria street renamed for leader, activist Ann Buehler
News Michael Pantelidis 10/12/2011 at 10:27AM

The honors bestowed upon Ann Buehler throughout her life grew in number on October 8, when the long-time community leader was memorialized with the unveiling of a new street sign bearing her name. Buehler, who passed away last year at the age of 94, was a civic leader and the first female executive director of [...]

New citizens sworn in at Queens Center
New citizens sworn in at Queens Center
News Alana Manning 9/29/2011 at 3:12PM

“I pledge allegiance to the flag…” rang out the voices of 30 children who had become citizens of the United States just moments before the patriotic ceremony held at the Queens Center Mall. The young men and women were administered the Oath of Allegiance to the United States in the 11th Annual Citizenship Ceremony held [...]