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Family-owned Key Food remains committed to serving Astoria community despite its uncertain fate

Key Food Astoria — the family-owned store that’s being pushed out to make room for a Target — is committed to serving the Astoria community by increasing its inventory during the COVID-19 outbreak. “We take the needs of the communities our stores serve seriously, and the needs during this pandemic are no different,” said Angela Stefanidis, […]

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Trio beats up a man and steals his AirPods in Astoria: NYPD

The NYPD is looking for three men wanted in connection with a robbery in Astoria earlier this month. On Wednesday, March 18, around 4:45 p.m., a 25-year-old man was walking in front of 38-20 32 St., when three unidentified individuals approached him from behind and began to punch him, according to police. The three men […]

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Queensline: First passenger train runs through Astoria in March 1917

In conjunction with the Greater Astoria Historical Society, TimesLedger Newspapers presents noteworthy events in the borough’s history. The drumbeat to war rings ominously through the pages of March 1917. On March 16, Bohemians, eager to show loyalty to United States, hold a meeting at Bohemian Hall, where they hail President Wilson as ‘a defender of […]

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‘Be patient with yourself’: A day in the life of an Astoria homeschool mom, STEAM educator and entrepreneur

Tamykah Anthony, a scientist, STEAM educator and entrepreneur who resides in Astoria, was homeschooling her two children before the coronavirus pandemic forced the city to close all public schools and switch to remote learning. Anthony, who is also the treasurer for Friends of the Library at Long Island City Library, has her own business, Xanthines […]

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Cops seek crooks who beat down man in Astoria subway station: NYPD

The NYPD is looking for several people wanted in connection with an assault and attempted robbery inside an Astoria train station last month. On Tuesday, Feb. 18, around 11 p.m., a 43-year-old man was on a northbound N train that had pulled into the Broadway subway station, when several unidentified individuals started to argue with […]

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