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(Beg Pardon) The St. Patrick’s Day parade is on March 16th.

We regret that we gave the wrong date for the St. Patrick’s Day parade as being on March 17th, instead of the correct date, which is Saturday, March 16th, in our editorial (“Happy St. Paddy’s Day!” March 13th and 14th editions). We apologize for giving erroneous information.read more

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Senator Stavisky Speaks To Students About Tuition Assistance

New York State Senator Toby Stavisky, chair of the Committee on Higher Education (l.), spoke to scores of students at a rally at the Million Dollar Staircase at the State Capitol. Stavisky focused on the need to restore the governor’s cuts to the opportunity programs and the need to make college...

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BY RICHARD GENTILVISO All NYPD uniformed patrol officers, including police officers, sergeants and lieutenants assigned to every New York City precinct, transit district and police service area (housing), are now equipped with body-worn cameras after distributing approximately 20,000 cameras, the...

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Vallone Passes Bill To Combat Reckless Developers

Last week, the City Council unanimously passed Council Member Paul Vallone’s bill to allow the Department of Buildings (DOB) to issue a stop work order whenever a notice to revoke is given in order to promote safety at construction sites, and to ensure that construction ceases when there is...

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Hanze Alberts by Annette Pulpit compiled Times and dates are subject to change. Please

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Local-Express

Australia’s favorite collective, Haiku Hands, has shared their aptly titled new single, “Dare You Not To Dance,” ahead of their upcoming tour. This song is an outcome of exploration between Haiku Hands, Joel Ma (Joelistics) and Angus Stuart (El’ Gusto), “a bold maneuver made to taunt,...

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Early History Of Cinema In Queens

Journalist and author, Jason D. Antos, will present an Early History of Cinema in Queens at the Queens Historical Society on Sunday, March 31st, from 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm. Since the early days of cinema, Queens has played an integral part in serving as the perfect set-piece for films of all...

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Farewell Yellow Brick Road

On Wednesday March 6th, my wife and I had the opportunity to attend Elton John’s 70th sold out show at Madison Square Garden. As Elton John proceeds through his Farewell Yellowbrick Road Tour, which he says is his last, there is nothing like a two-day stop over at MSG.read more

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Queens Women ‘Leading The Way’ At Resorts World Casino NYC

Resorts World Casino New York City has announced its partnership with the Queens Historical Society to celebrate Women’s History Month this month. The exhibit celebrates the life and works of six women who changed the world and called Queens home.read more

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Antonio’s Pizzeria and Wine Bar

What started as a humble little pizzeria on 21st Avenue in East Elmhurst in 2012, has been transformed into a full-service restaurant, bar, catering hall, and deli. Of course, there’s still plenty of Antonio’s famous pizza, hot, crispy crusted, and delicious.read more

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ANOTHER Piece Of The Elevated 7 Line Has Landed On A Car

Council Member Jimmy Van Bramer released the following statement after the second incident in two weeks of 7 train debris crashing down on a car in Woodside: “This morning, a piece of rusted metal debris from the 7 train crashed down upon a car driving on Roosevelt Avenue by 61st Street in...

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The following is a list of Irish trivia that first appeared as a tribute to St. Patrick’s Day in the Western Queens Gazette in March, 1983, courtesy of The Gazetteer, a regular columnist: Did You Know? • The first St. Patrick’s Day parade in New York City was held in 1762. The parade is now...

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Celebrating St. Patrick's Day

Saint Patrick's Day (Irish: Lá 'le Pádraig or Lá Fhéile Pádraig), colloquially Paddy's Day, is the feast day which annually celebrates Saint Patrick (373-493), the patron saint of Ireland, on March 17.read more

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BY RICHARD GENTILVISO Using the hashtag #BringJobsBack, the Queens Chamber of Commerce is rallying support with a petition to return Amazon and its HQ2 to Long Island City.read more

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The United Community Civic Association (UCCA) is holding a FREE Community Shredding Event. Protect your personal and important legal papers by safely destroying everything, free of charge. The event will be held on Saturday, March 16th, from 10 am to 1 pm at the St. Francis of Assisi parking lot...

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The Mammogram Bus will be at Maspeth Federal Savings Bank (56-18 69th St., Maspeth) on Wednesday, April 17th, from 9 am to 4:30 pm. Come in for a No- Cost Mammogram and Clinical Breast Exam. Eligibility: • Women aged 40 – 79 with health insurance • Women aged 50 – 79 with or without health...

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Presenting Pages From The Long Island Star Journal

Welcome to March 1917! Loft Candies announces a new factory at Hamilton and Noble Streets (9th Street and 40th Avenue) in Long Island City. Once completed, 200 people will turn 50 barrels of sugar and 50 barrels of cocoa into six tons of candy daily. This is the second plant for the 13-store...

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