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...


The Immigrant’s Daughter

When Catherine Kapphahn was a little girl, she sensed that there were things her mother wasn’t telling her. What she knew was that her mother was from the former Yugoslavia and that she did things that...


Immigrant groups oppose building new city jails

Immigrant community organizations are asking the City Council to vote against the proposal to build four new city jails as part of an effort to close Rikers Island by 2026. Ahead of the October 17th vote,...


Jackson Heights street renamed after Jose Peralta

The Jackson Heights street where the late State Senator Jose Peralta lived will forever bear his name. On Sunday, dozens of elected officials joined Peralta’s family and hundreds of community members to unveil “State Senator Jose...


Don’t miss the OANA meeting tonight

The Old Astoria Neighborhood Association is hosting its monthly meeting tonight at 7 p.m. at St. George Episcopal Church. Assemblywoman Cathy Nolan will deliver an update on district issues, following by a presentation from Brooke Costanza,...


Mobile market to provide free produce in Astoria

As part of UnitedHealthcare’s commitment to build healthy communities, its employees will partner up with City Harvest to deliver free, fresh produce to residents in low-income communities around the city. With a $30,000 donation from UnitedHealthcare,...

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