Astoria Times

Sunday, May 5, 2013

Elmhurst

Queens Library at Elmhurst hits important milestone

Queens politicians gathered at the site of the new Queens Library in Elmhurst Monday to commemorate an important milestone in the facility’s construction: the hoisting of the ceremonial final steel beam onto the structure, which is now complete. Comment.
Ravenswood

Girl, 12, missing from Ravenswood Houses

RAVENSWOOD — The NYPD was asking the public’s help in finding a 12-year-old girl. Comments (4).

Saturday, May 4, 2013

Astoria

Feats of strength in Astoria, Queens

As I walked into the after-party at Red Door NYC in Chelsea, I slipped behind a red curtain and shuffled my way past an old Prohibition-style bar, through a thick crowd, to the vaudeville stage. There stood a hefty man with a long braid of red hair, whose booming hands were clasped around a hammer. Slowly the hammer bent and contorted. I looked to my right and assumed the smaller man I saw waiting in the wings was an assistant. Little did I know this man was Chris “Wonder” Schoeck, and he was waiting for his mentor, Chris Rider, to finish with the hammer so he could fin Comment.
Corona

Police: Man robbed, assaulted in Corona [With Video]

CORONA — The NYPD is asking the public for help in locating four men who are wanted in connection with a robbery in Corona. Comment.
Elmhurst

NYPD looking for missing Elmhurst woman, 56

ELMHURST — Police were asking the public’s help in finding a 56-year-old woman who was missing since Sunday. Comment.

Friday, May 3, 2013

Astoria

Bryant preps for playoffs

Longtime Bryant softball Coach Walter Hausdorf isn’t surprised by the success his team is enjoying this season. Comment.

Thursday, May 2, 2013

Corona

Task force to tackle overcrowded schools in western Qns.

To address overcrowding in western Queens, the city Department of Education opened PS 307 in Corona in 2008, but it soon became evident more was needed. Comment.
Long Island City

5 Boro Bike Tour rides through LIC, Astoria

The annual Five Boro Bike Tour will return to western Queens this weekend with a few restrictions put in place in the wake of the Boston Marathon bombings. Comment.

Monday, April 29, 2013

Long Island City

Bus crash injures William Cullen Bryant students

ST. LOUIS — A number of William Cullen Bryant High School students suffered minor injuries when a bus that was taking them home from a robotics competition in St. Louis, Mo., careened off a highway in Ohio Sunday, the New York Post reported. Comment.
Long Island City

Bus crash injures William Cullen Bryant students

A number of William Cullen Bryant High School students suffered minor injuries when a bus that was taking them home from a robotics competition in St. Louis careened off a highway in Ohio Sunday, the New York Post reported. Comment.

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