Food pantry in Long Island City that served 9,400 people this year needs donations
Photo courtesy of Hour Children

Hour Children, a nonprofit that aids incarcerated and formerly incarcerated women and their children, is asking for food donations to restock their food pantry. The nonprofit, located at 36-11 12th St. in Long Island City, was created almost 30 years ago when Sister Tesa Fitzgerald opened the convent at St. Rita’s Church to eight children whose mothers […]

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Preserving Glendale War Memorial is ‘a priority’ for city during plaza construction
QNS/Photo by Anthony Giudice

As pedestrian plaza projects begin at Myrtle and Cooper avenues, the Glendale War Memorial at the Glendale Veterans Triangle will not be leaving its home, the city confirmed. The war memorial was dedicated in 1921 to honor the 21 Glendale residents who died in combat during World War I, and is a major piece of […]

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Get the most original gift for your mom at these two Mother’s Day events in Queens
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Mom is a special being, but it’s not always easy to find an original way to honor her on Mother’s Day. Flowers? Brunch? Been there, done that. Good thing two Queens venues will host unique, creative ways to get the right gift. 1. Make Something for Mom at Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd., Flushing  (Saturday, April […]

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Music? Queens hosts jazz, rock, show tunes, soul and orchestras this weekend
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Queens hits the high note again and again with countless live music presentations this weekend. To the east, to the west, and at various spots in between, aficionados will be able to enjoy jazz, rock ‘n’ roll, string bands, bell ringers, choirs, crooners, soul, show tunes, orchestras, and not one, but three symphony orchestras. The fun will begin […]

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Cops find gun and marijuana stash after arresting the suspect in two Flushing stabbings
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Guns, knives and a marijuana stash were recovered from a College Point location on Tuesday morning where police apprehended the suspect behind two violent attempted murders in Flushing, it was reported. Franklin Villanueva, 24, was taken into custody by the Queens Warrant Squad at 6:50 a.m. Tuesday morning at a location on 130th Street near 15th Avenue […]

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