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PS 84 Celebrates Hydroponic Lab

PS 84 – Steinway first opened its hydroponic lab in September, and students are already loving their new green classroom. On Monday, the school community, including teachers, parents, and students, joined Principal John Buffa and Councilman...


Substation Fire in Astoria Lights Up NYC Sky

Residents throughout New York City were left in shock and awe after the night sky was turned aqua blue after a fire at a Con Edison substation in Astoria. According to Con Edison, an electrical fire...


Bill announced to reduce building emissions by 2030

Councilman Costa Constantinides and Speaker Corey Johnson announced legislation to reduce greenhouse emissions from large buildings by 40 percent by 2030. The bill would require buildings 25,000 square feet or larger to meet new standards on reducing...


AKTINA FM now has a street named after it

Greek-American public radio station AKTINA FM now has its own street. Last week, elected officials named 23rd Avenue and 27th Street after the station, which has served Greek and Greek-Cypriot communities for decades. “AKTINA is an...


Steinway branch set to close on October 27

Queens Library’s Steinway branch, located at 21-45 31st Street, will officially close for extensive renovations on Saturday, October 27 at 5 p.m. The branch will reopen in fall 2019. The $3.9 million renovation will add a...

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