Queens Tech Meetup
Queens Tech Meetup
News Alexa Altman 9/28/2012 at 12:11PM

Over a hundred technology fanatics assembled on the rooftop of Hunter’s Point Plaza in Long Island City for this month’s Queens Tech Meetup. Hosted by the Coalition for Queens, the Thursday, September 27 event brought together members of the tech community to share ideas, network and gain insight from stars of the tech industry. Amol [...]

Queens Man Indicted On Charges From December Shootings
Queens Man Indicted On Charges From December Shootings
News Jay Lane 1/19/2012 at 9:41AM

Queens Man Indicted On Charges From December Shootings A Queens man was indicted Wednesday on charges he killed two people and injured a third in a shooting rampage last month. Damel Burton, 34, seen above, has been indicted on two counts of second-degree murder and one count of second-degree attempted murder. The Queens district attorney [...]

Roosevelt Island may go high-tech
Business Ricky Casiano 10/19/2011 at 4:16PM

Queens elected officials voiced their support for the city’s plans to bring a new hi-tech science campus to nearby Roosevelt Island. Congressmember Carolyn Maloney spoke in Long Island City with community leaders in support of the city site as the best place to house the new campuses for Cornell or Stanford University – two schools [...]

Apple co-founder Steve Jobs dead at 56
News Billy Rennison 10/06/2011 at 2:59PM

Steve Jobs, the co-founder of Apple who helped revolutionize the digital age, died Wednesday. He was 56. “Apple has lost a visionary and creative genius, and the world has lost an amazing human being,” the company said in a brief statement. “Those of us who have been fortunate enough to know and work with Steve [...]

Smart students at I.S. 204 will learn on smart boards
Education & Kids Michael Pantelidis 10/04/2011 at 6:00PM

In today’s evolving world, advancements in education come hand-in-hand with technological innovations, and Councilmember Jimmy Van Bramer is assuring that the students of I.S. 204 are not left behind. The councilmember attended I.S. 204’s first PTA meeting of the year on September 27 and announced that he is allocating $50,000 of his capital funding to [...]