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Ryan Shaw to Perform at Project Sunshine's 11th Annual Benefit, 4/29
Project Sunshine, a New York City-based charity, celebrates "Project Sunshine Month" in April by raising awareness and support for the organization through a series of events and programs.
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9 hrs ago
New York Post
a Ivy League killera will die in prison for beating girlfriend to death
Jason Bohn was sentenced to life in prison without parole for beating his girlfriend, Danielle Thomas , to death.
14 hrs ago
Queens Week 2014: Influx of New Residents Changes Astoria Once Again
There has always been a mix of cultures in Astoria, but an influx of new residents is changing the face of the neighborhood once again.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Pop-Up Coffee Shop Coming to Astoria Boutique Backyard
A boutique is teaming up with a local coffee roaster to launch a pop-up cafe in the store's backyard this summer, which will feature baked treats from Balthazar and popular Brooklyn cupcake shop Robicelli's .
New York Daily News
Loved ones gather at Queens home where dad shot daughter, was killed by cops
Jack Calvello, 86, was gunned down by officers when he charged at them after shooting his daughter Carolann Matyka, 65, in the head and injuring her dog.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
Queens Week 2014: Borough's Diverse Population Now at All-Time High
After showing very little growth in the 2010 Census, the government now says Queens is the second fastest growing county in the state with new numbers showing the borough accounted for a third of the 61,000 residents the city gained between 2012 and 2013.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
New York Daily News
Elderly armed man shot by cops: NYPD
Officers raced to the home of Jack Calvello in Astoria at about 11:20 a.m. Saturday after the bloodthirsty senior citizen called 911 and delivered his shocking admission.
The Real Deal
14-01, 14-07 and 14-19 Broadway in Long Island City
Two developers have teamed up to build a 76-unit condominium in Long Island City after buying a development site with 78,000 square feet of buildable space.
Wall Street Journal
Police Shoot and Kill Armed Man in Queens
New York City police shot and killed an armed suspect on a quiet residential block in Queens on Saturday after an apparent domestic dispute.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
No new information in mysterious feral cat disappearances in Astoria, N.Y.
There is something strange going on in the boroughs of New York City. Cats, and even some dogs, are going missing without a trace.
The Real Deal
Kaufman Astoria Studios sparks Astoria development
Kaufman Astoria Studios President Hal Rosenbluth wants to leverage the 500,000-square-foot complex as an anchor for real estate development in the neighborhood.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Pittsfield Boys & Girls Club picks Connecticut native as new leader
The organization's board of directors has named Ridgefield, Conn., native Terry Hughes as the club's new leader, effective April 28. Hughes has since 2010 served as the executive director of the Variety Boys & Girls Club of Queens, N.Y., and has previously held the same position for the Ridgefield Boys & Girls Club.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Erin Moore Named Executive Director at Astoria Performing Arts Center
The Astoria Performing Arts Center announced today, that as of April 14, 2014, Erin Moore will be the new Executive Director, replacing Taryn Sacramone , who resigned last June.
Fitch Affirms Freddie Mac 2012-K18 & Freddie Mac Structured Pass-Through Certificates K-018
A detailed list of rating actions follows at the end of this press release. The affirmations of Freddie Mac 2012-K18 are based on the stable performance of the underlying collateral.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
'Battle of the Beards' to Be Hosted by Astoria Bar
Astoria pub The Quays is hosting its first " Battle of the Beards " Tuesday night, pitting hirsute competitors against one another to see who boasts the neighborhood's winning whiskers.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
12 Big Takeaways From This Weekend's New York Culinary Experience
This weekend, over 150 guests met up with world-class chefs at the International Culinary Center for the sixth annual New York Culinary Experience.
Doe Fund Workers to Clean Up Commercial Streets in Astoria
A team of cleaners will pick up litter and empty trash cans along commercial streets in Astoria, part of one lawmaker's effort to clean up the neighborhood's garbage problem.
Sun Apr 06, 2014
New York Daily News
April 6: The Mets, muggers and car bans
Syosset, L.I.: Daniel Murphy should remember one thing in regard to his paternity leave: When the Mets and MLB don't want him anymore, he will still have his daughter and family.
NBC New York
Cops Disciplined in Deadly Shooting of Guardsman
An NYPD detective who shot and killed a National Guardsman during a traffic stop in Queens in October 2012 was hit Thursday with departmental charges for the young man's death, according to police officials.
Car flips into New York City creek, killing four people
A car heading down a dead-end street in a desolate New York City industrial area flipped over a wooden curb into a creek, killing four young people returning from a birthday celebration, police and friends of the victims said Saturday.