PHOTOS: College Point kids meet celebrities and Santa at JFK
Photos by Samuel Pecoraro and Cindy Ord/ Delta Air Lines

This field trip was one they’ll never forget. A group of 150 school children from P.S. 29 in College Point headed to John F. Kennedy Airport last week and enjoyed an afternoon of holiday fun that included visits from a few celebrities, including the North Pole’s most famous resident. It was part of Delta Air […]

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See Santa Claus & New York’s Bravest spread holiday cheer in Bayside
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A perfect team of childhood heroes were in Bayside on Friday to deliver holiday gifts to patients at St. Mary’s Hospital for Children. Santa Claus and firefighters of Engine Company 320 and Ladder Company 167 continued an annual tradition by delivering presents to St. Mary’s in an amazing spectacle which saw Ol’ St. Nick climbing […]

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Police Athletic League’s holiday party brings cheer to hundreds of children
Photo courtesy of Police Athletic League

BY BROOKE SMITH The Police Athletic League (PAL) brought some holiday cheer to hundreds of NYC boys and girls at their annual holiday party last week. Children, ages 6 to 10, from PAL centers throughout Queens and the city enjoyed carnival games, arts and crafts and performances at the PAL Center in Harlem. PAL, the largest, independent, […]

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Comic book and sci-fi fans flock to Ozone Park for WinterCon 2015
Photos by Kelly Marie Mancuso

BY KELLY MARIE MANCUSO Comic book fans, sci-fi enthusiasts, gamers, cosplayers and pop culture aficionados gathered at Resorts World Casino in Ozone Park over the weekend to celebrate the second annual WinterCon: New York Comic and Sci-Fi Expo. Costumed convention-goers dressed up as their favorite heroes and villains, with many striking poses for photos with […]

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Holiday revelers join Santa for the Atlas Park Christmas Tree Lighting
Photos by Kelly Marie Mancuso

BY KELLY MARIE MANCUSO Children of all ages ushered in the holiday season with a special Christmas tree lighting ceremony held at The Shops at Atlas Park in Glendale on Friday evening. Families gathered on the shopping center’s lawn, singing Christmas carols along with the Martin Luther High School Choir and the P.S. 150 chorus. […]

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