UPDATE: Bayside street will be renamed after a beloved softball coach
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A Bayside street will be honorably renamed after a beloved softball coach who died last February. Bayside High School alumni gathered at the Queens Community Board 11 (CB 11) meeting in Bayside last month to request the local street renaming. Last week, the City Council passed Councilman Paul Vallone’s bill to co-name 32nd Avenue and 204th Street in honor of coach Stephen […]

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Whitestone street co-named in honor of resident who lost his life during 9/11 attack
Photo by Suzanne Monteverdi

Family, neighbors and community leaders gathered beneath the sunshine in Whitestone on Tuesday for an emotional street co-naming ceremony honoring a local victim of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. The corner of 154th Street and 26th Avenue was ceremonially renamed “Vincent Cangelosi Memorial Way,” in honor of a local resident who worked at Cantor Fitzgerald. […]

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PHOTOS: Early Independence Day fireworks light up the night in Bayside and Astoria
Photo by Josef Pinlac

Rockets of red glare and bombs bursting in air delighted thousands of spectators who attended two early Fourth of July fireworks shows held in Bayside and Astoria this week. Wednesday night saw the annual Independence Day fireworks display over Fort Totten, sponsored by Councilman Paul Vallone and the Bayside Historical Society. Various entertainment acts delighted […]

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Rock & roll with this band of youngsters at the Fort Totten fireworks show in Bayside tonight
Photo courtesy of MichelleMarie RockBand Camp

If you’re ready to amplify the excitement at tonight’s Second Annual Independence Day Fireworks Show and Concert, head to Fort Totten Park in Bayside at 5 p.m. The bigger and better fireworks show, sponsored by Councilman Paul Vallone, will feature musical performances by the energetic MichelleMarie RockBand Camp (MMROCKCAMP), starting at 6 p.m. The Phil Costa & Something Special Band will perform […]

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Campaign 2016: Northeast Queens Dems vote Suozzi for Congressional seat; incumbents dominate
Photo courtesy of Tom Suozzi campaign

He had the most name recognition in the race — and in the end, he got the most votes. Former Nassau County executive Tom Suozzi defeated four rivals to win the Democratic nomination for outgoing Congressman Steve Israel’s Third District seat covering northeast Queens, northern Nassau and northwestern Suffolk counties. With all precincts reporting, Suozzi garnered 35.5 percent […]

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