Bernie Sanders to hold rally in Long Island City next Monday with Danny Glover
Photo by John McCarten

Bernie Sanders will make his second appearance in Long Island City next week when he holds a rally at Hunters Point South Park. On April 18, the candidate will be joined by actors Danny Glover and Fisher Stevens and attendees will hear a musical performance by TV on the Radio. Sanders will discuss topics such […]

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Bernie Sanders visits Long Island City ahead of New York primary
Photos by John McCarten

Presidential hopefuls have been flocking to the “World’s Borough” ahead of the New York Primary on April 19 and Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders, whose campaign opened an office in Long Island City recently, was the latest candidate to make an appearance. Sanders held a rally on Saturday to a packed auditorium at LaGuardia Community College‘s Performing […]

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Northeast Queens airplane noise: community board wants a say in transit study
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Northeast Queens residents want their voices heard loud and clear regarding airplane noise in their skies. Community Board 7 (CB 7)of Flushing, Whitestone, and College Point is requesting that Borough President Melinda Katz push for more community stakeholder inclusion in advisory committees tasked with reducing airport noise pollution. The technical advisory committees were created as part of […]

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LaGuardia CC Lady Red Hawks keep on rolling against suburban rivals
Photo by Brandon Charlton

After defeating a tough ninth-ranked Sullivan County Community College squad 66-54 at home on Jan. 16, the LaGuardia Community College (LAGCC) Lady Red Hawks continued their strong Region XV play when they traveled to Long Island on Jan. 19 and beat the Nassau Community College Lions by a score of 74-57, ending Nassau’s five-game winning streak. […]

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Two-time cancer survivor from Middle Village creates foundation to help others
Photo courtesy The Carly Rose Foundation

One girl is using her battles against cancer to create a foundation to help those who are still fighting. Carly Rose Nieves, a native of Middle Village, was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia in 2003, at the age of 7. During her treatment she went through many chemotherapy sessions as well as blood and platelet […]

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