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Hydroponic science lab to open at PS 17

On Wednesday at 12:30 p.m., PS 17 is celebrating the opening of its new hydroponic science lab. Students and faculty of the Astoria school will be joined by Councilman Costa Constantinides, who funded the lab, the...


Costa earns first union endorsement in BP bid

Astoria Councilman Costa Constantinides, who is running for Queens borough president, received his first union endorsement in the race. UFCW Local 1500 announced their support of the candidate last week in front of a Key Food...


Museum of the Moving Image is an early voting site

Saturday marked the first day of early voting in New York City, and one of Astoria’s cultural institutions serves as an early voting site. From now until November 3, voters can cast their ballots ahead of...


Rainey Park receives $3.7 million for upgrades

Last week, Parks officials joined Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer, Ravenswood Houses residents and Dutch Kills civic leaders to announce that Rainey Park will undergo a $3.7 million renovation. The improvements will include remaking the park’s play...

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