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Top honors for Queens high schools
Top honors for Queens high schools
Education & Kids Michael Pantelidis 5/16/2012 at 11:07AM

One Long Island City high school was recently named New York’s “valedictorian.” The Baccalaureate School for Global Education (BSGE), located at 34-12 36th Avenue in L.I.C., is the top high school in the state based on rankings released by the U.S. News and World Report. BSGE was also ranked as the 21st best high school [...]

Bike Share Comes to L.I.C.
Bike Share Comes to L.I.C.
News Michael Pantelidis 5/15/2012 at 3:35PM

The city recently opted to “share” its bikes with the borough. The Department of Transportation (DOT) and Councilmember Jimmy Van Bramer announced on May 11 that “Citi Bike,” New York’s bicycle share program, will add 10 stations in Long Island City – building upon the locations currently planned in Manhattan and Brooklyn. “Citi Bike,” which [...]

L.I.C. to JetBlue: ‘Welcome aboard’
L.I.C. to JetBlue: ‘Welcome aboard’
Central Michael Pantelidis 4/05/2012 at 10:13AM

JetBlue has landed in Long Island City. Mayor Michael Bloomberg joined numerous local legislators for a ribbon-cutting ceremony on April 4 – unveiling JetBlue’s new corporate headquarters in the historic Brewster Building, located at 27-01 Queens Plaza North in L.I.C. JetBlue announced its decision to keep its headquarters in New York City in 2010, and [...]

Cardozo wins Queens basketball title
Cardozo wins Queens basketball title
News Steve Mosco 2/14/2012 at 11:28AM

The Benjamin Cardozo Judges continued their winning ways in Queens, defeating the Long Island City Bulldogs, 69-58, to capture the borough championship at York College on Saturday, February 11. The victory was the Judges’ third Queens championship win in as many years, this time led by senior Tajay Henry’s 21 points and 10 rebounds. The [...]