This Glendale Catholic school is under new management, but much is still the same
Photo courtesy Sacred Heart Catholic Academy of Glendale

One Catholic grammar school in Glendale is changing over to a new governing model this coming school year, but parents and students shouldn’t worry about any major changes to the school’s operations. Sacred Heart School will be known as Sacred Heart Catholic Academy of Glendale when they open for the 2016-2017 school year on Wednesday, […]

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End your July with a bang at Queensbridge Park’s weeklong performances
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Queensbridge Park in Long Island City shows no signs of cooling down this summer! A plethora of performances will be hosted by SummerStage, the biggest free performing arts festival in NYC, starting on Tuesday night. If you love free entertainment as much as we do, you’ll enjoy this weeklong run of nonstop music, theater, dance and […]

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Mutt-i-grees® are getting library cards!
Photo courtesy of North Shore Animal League

School’s out—but the fun of learning never stops, thanks to more than 700 libraries across the country that have implemented Mutt-i-grees® in the Library, an initiative of the Mutt-i-grees Curriculum. A unique social-emotional learning program, the curriculum is the joint project of North Shore Animal League America, in Port Washington, NY, and Yale University, in […]

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25 terrific things to do this week in Queens, from a Ramones tour to the Moth StorySLAM
Photo via Facebook/Bangladeshi Historical Memory Project

Thursday, July 21 1. Laugh it out at Brandon Knows Nothing, a stand-up comedy showcase where host Brandon Collins shares things he actually does know. Rockaway Brewery (46-01 Fifth St., Long Island City), 7 p.m., FREE. 2. Find hope at the screening of “Reunification,” Alvin Tsang’s film examining his family’s immigration to Los Angeles from Hong […]

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Former Queens District Attorney John Santucci dies at 85
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John Santucci, whose 14 years as Queens district attorney were ultimately defined by a deadly hate crime in Howard Beach and public corruption cases, died on Sunday at the age of 85. Santucci succumbed to cardiac arrest at Winthrop University Hospital in Mineola and was surrounded by his family at the time of his death. His grandson, […]

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