Category: People


Astoria physician honored by City Council

Earlier this week, the New York City Council recognized Greek Independence Day in the Council Chambers. Astoria Councilman Costa Constantinides, the first Greek-Cypriot-American elected to office in NYC, honored Dr. Florentia Christodoulidou, a respected physician based...


Astoria Assemblywoman Backs Congestion Pricing

While Albany debates the best way to solve the subway and bus crisis, Astoria’s local assemblywoman is supporting a measure to reduce congestion while providing funding to fix the subways. Aravella Simotas announced last week that...


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...


Much Ado About Nothing at Astoria Park

Head to Astoria Park tonight and tomorrow night for a free performance of Much Ado About Nothing at 6:30 pm. Much Ado About Nothing is a delicious cocktail of wit, delight, and heart that poses challenging...

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