Annual holiday toy drive is underway at Queens Borough Hall

The annual holiday toy drive at Queens Borough Hall for children in need is underway from now through Wednesday, Dec. 18. Queens residents are encouraged to donate new, unwrapped toys for children of all ages. Donations dropped off at Queens Borough Hall are anonymous and are not tax-deductible. At the conclusion of the drive, the […]

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Queens borough president candidates promise to increase community board diversity

The six declared candidates for Queens borough president may have very different objectives for the office, but according to a recent candidates forum, they all have one thing in common: they would deviate from current Borough President Melinda Katz. At the candidate forum on Saturday, Nov. 23, hosted by the Queens Coordination Council and Queens […]

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PHOTOS: Queens County Women’s Bar Association honors Hon. Jeremy S. Weinstein

The Queens County Women’s Bar Association (QCWBA) celebrated Hon. Jeremy S. Weinstein, the now-retired administrative judge of Civil Matters for the 11th Judicial District, during their Judiciary Night at Queens Borough Hall on Tuesday. Hon. Weinstein was recognized for his nearly 40 years of service and for his pragmatic way of impacting the lives and […]

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Long Island City Partnership launches online wayfinding tool to navigate the neighborhood

It is easy to get lost or confused while navigating the streets of the nation’s fastest growing neighborhood, but now the Long Island City Partnership is launching LIC Local, a new free mobile site and smart signage campaign that uses QR-Code technology as a wayfinding tool. One hundred “smart signs” designed by Entro and fabricated […]

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Queens scores a professional men’s soccer franchise

Queens will soon have its own professional men’s soccer team. The United Soccer League announced Tuesday that it awarded a franchise to the Queensboro Football Club starting in 2021, when the team will play in the USL Championship, the top tier of the league which is one level below Major League Soccer. “The deep, diverse […]

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