Star of Queens: Marva Dudley, founder, Girls NYC Basketball

PERSONAL BACKGROUND Marva Dudley was raised and currently resides in Fresh Meadows. She is the single mother to one daughter who currently attends and plays basketball for Queensborough Community College. PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND After spending 26 years as a Legal Assistant, Dudley decided to found Girls NYC Basketball, a non-profit organization that provides free college exposure […]

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‘Tis the season to attend holiday concerts in Queens
Photos courtesy of Adriana Lopetrone

The music. The lyrics. The costumes. There’s nothing like a holiday concert. It reinforces tradition, enhances family love, and brings a community together. The second and third weeks of December constitute the peak season for this kind of gig, and some of NYC’s best performances will take place in Queens. The following is a chronological […]

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LAGCC Lady Red Hawks dominate in record-setting win
Photo courtesy LaGuardia Community College

Records were made to be broken, and the LaGuardia Community College (LAGCC) Lady Red Hawks broke two team single-game records during their 103-57 drubbing of Dutchess Community College Falcons on Monday. The team’s 103 points marks the first time the team has ever eclipsed the 100-point plateau in a single game, and the 46-point margin […]

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What to do in Queens this weekend and beyond

Create your Halloween costume, dance the night away, learn more about pumpkins, and do more at these events around Queens. Saturday, Oct. 17 See the rapidly changing streetscape of Dutch Hills through a special photography exhibit at the Greater Astoria Historical Society. In “We Will Be Here,” Salvador Espinoza’s images show surviving and former Dutch Kills […]

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Queensborough Community College gallery exhibits photos, LED lights
Images courtesy of the Queensborough Community College

The Queensborough Community College (QCC) Art Gallery opened on Oct. 8 with a fall lineup that will take viewers on an international journey without ever leaving Queens. “We are extremely proud to welcome three such distinguished, renowned artists whose powerful works represent the fascinating cultures of people and places around the world,” said Faustino Quintanilla, executive […]

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