RCN Telecom Services donated over $15,000 to Girls Inc. of New York City, funding life-changing programs for girls throughout the five boroughs.
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Priscilla Morgan, a long-time supporter of the arts and a founding board member of Long Island City’s Noguchi Museum, has passed away.
After listening to numerous complaints recent No. 7 train suspensions have caused, the MTA has told Long Island City – we’re sorry but the work must go on.
The popular Long Island City flea market LIC Flea & Food will celebrate its 2014 grand opening on Saturday, April 5 and Sunday, April 6 in the same spot as last year: an outdoor lot by the waterfront at Fifth Street and 46th Avenue.
He was born Giuseppe (Joseph) Palattella, but he would become “DON 1, M.A.F.IA.” The Italian-American teen from Queens helped put the borough and the Brooklyn-Manhattan Transit (BMT) subway lines on the 1970s graffiti map. Decades later, a new book hopes to rediscover that legacy.
A town hall meeting for locals to decry the last three weekends of No. 7 train suspensions is scheduled for March 27 to go over the details of the service disruption, expected to last for 19 more weekends.
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.
The Long Island City community is concerned a new string of subway shutdowns will bring more problems to residents and business owners.
One of Avonte Oquendo’s older brothers is sharing what his family went through in the four months during the 14-year-old’s disappearance.
TODAY’S FORECAST: Monday: A good deal of sunshine. High near 35. Winds NW at 10 to 15 mph. Monday night: A few passing clouds, otherwise generally clear. Low 28. Winds NE at 5 to 10 mph.