Baccalaureate School Students to Direct and Perform in World Premiere of New Musical
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5d ago
Baccalaureate School Students to Direct and Perform in World Premiere of New Musical Zoë Louise Nadal and Isabella Hill, two seniors at the Baccalaureate School for Global Education (BSGE) in Astoria, along with the BSGE student body present an original musical comedy: Death at the Disco! The year is 1974. Saturday night, everyone is flocking to the hottest discotheque in Queens. But soon, the disco goes silent as a young woman drops dead on the dance floor. This family friendly whodunnit is full of intrigue, dazzle, and blood. Can you solve it before top detective Thalia La Croix? Original sc ..read more
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ALLEGED SQUATTER INDICTED FOR ILLEGALLY OCCUPYING JAMAICA HOME, PROVIDING FORGED DOCUMENTS TO AUTHORITIES INCLUDING CIVIL COURT
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5d ago
Accused of Trespassing onto Vacant Property and Changing Locks Faces up to 15 Years in Prison if Convicted Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz announced that Lance White-Hunt was arraigned on an indictment charging him with burglary, identity theft, attempted grand larceny and other crimes for illegally occupying a home in Jamaica and forging leasing documents in an effort to stake his claim as a legal tenant. The defendant went as far as filing a suit against the rightful owner and her broker in civil court. District Attorney Katz said: “You cannot claim rights to a home that you have enter ..read more
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SERIAL SHOPLIFTER CHARGED WITH STEALING $170,000 WORTH OF JEWELRY
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Five Queens Stores Hit From December to February Alone DNA Evidence Linked Defendant to Another Robbery In 2021 Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz announced that Aaron Smalls was arraigned on charges of grand larceny and other crimes for stealing expensive pieces of jewelry from stores throughout Queens. The defendant allegedly hit six shops between December 2023 and February 2024, stealing merchandise valued at more than $50,000. DNA evidence tied Smalls to another theft of gold chains worth $120,000 in 2021. District Attorney Katz said: “The defendant is accused of preying upon local jewe ..read more
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Savvy Senior Ways to Make Gardening Easier as You Age 
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5d ago
  Savvy Senior Ways to Make Gardening Easier as You Age Dear Savvy Senior, What gardening tips can you offer to older seniors? I love to putter around and work in the garden, but my back and knees have caused me to curtail my gardening activities, which I miss greatly. Older Gardner   Dear Older, There’s no doubt that gardening can be hard on an aging body. Joints stiffen up, kneeling for prolonged periods hurts, and bending and reaching can strain muscles. But that doesn’t mean you have to give up your hobby. You just need to garden differently, add some special tools and know your ..read more
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Dr. Universe: Why do we have nose hairs?
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5d ago
Dr. Universe: Why do we have nose hairs? – James and Zion, 10, Virginia Dear James and Zion, Despite being a curious science cat, I must confess I haven’t spent much time looking up human noses. But I have noticed that human nostrils can be a bit… furry. I talked about what’s inside your nose with my friend Edward Johnson. He teaches classes about the human body in the School of Biological Sciences at Washington State University. He told me that nose hairs only grow in your nose’s vestibule. That’s the inside of the part of your nostrils that you can flare out. The nose hair’s job is to filter ..read more
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CITY PARKS FOUNDATION OFFERING FREE  SUMMER YOUTH ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION PROGRAMS  IN NYC PARKS AND WATERWAYS
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5d ago
    REGISTRATION FOR 2024 SUMMER PROGRAMS NOW OPEN        City Parks Foundation is announcing that registration is now open for their 2024 Summer Learn environmental education programs. The programs provide free and low-cost experiential activities to students in the five boroughs. Students are able to participate in hands-on curricula in NYC’s parks and coastlines focusing on coastal waterways, food systems, the local urban environment, and more. “CityParks Learn is excited to offer fun and unique programs for students again this summer season. Our programs provi ..read more
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ADDABBO HOSTS FREE MAMMOGRAM SCREENING EVENT IN WOODHAVEN
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5d ago
    Senator Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr.  will host a free mammogram screening event in Woodhaven on Sunday, June 2, 2024, from 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. at his District Office located at 84-10 Jamaica Avenue.   It serves as a reminder that women over 40 should be screened annually not just in commemoration of the designated month of October because early detection saves lives.   The American-Italian Cancer Foundation will have their Mammogram Bus parked outside of Senator Addabbo’s District Office offering no-cost mammogram screenings for women, even those who are uninsured.   ..read more
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MoMA PS1 ‘Hard Ground’ Opens May 18
Queens Gazette
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5d ago
MoMA PS1 presents a process-focused exhibition of seven New York-based artists that just opened May 16: This spring, MoMA PS1 will present Hard Ground, a group exhibition that features work by seven New York-based artists who employ processes of compression, distillation, and subtraction. On view beginning May 16, the presentation provides a snapshot of this underexplored but significant tendency in contemporary art and includes over 40 works whose materials range from limestone and bronze to a smelted Citi Bike. Diverging from a logic of assemblage and aggregation, these practices query how c ..read more
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Queens Native Returns Home With World Premiere of New Film at Manhattan Film Festival!
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5d ago
The bustling streets of Manhattan are set to welcome back one of their own as acclaimed filmmaker Artii Smith returns to his hometown for the highly anticipated world premiere of his latest cinematic masterpiece. The event will take place at the prestigious Manhattan Film Festival, hosted at Cinema Village in Union Square at 22 E 12th St, New York, NY 10003 on June 17th, with the screening scheduled to commence at 7pm. Smith, a native New Yorker {born and raised in Jamaica, Queens, NY} whose artistic vision has garnered critical acclaim and accolades on the international stage, and captivated ..read more
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Acclaimed Nibal Malshi’s Quintet to Play Flushing Town Hall on May 17
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The Nibal Malshi Quintet is set to grace the stage at Flushing Town Hall next Friday for a percussion workshop and captivating concert of music from the Middle East. Led by the illustrious Palestinian musician Nibal Malshi, the quintet promises to enchant audiences with mesmerizing melodies hailing from Palestine, the Levant, Egypt, Syria, Iraq, and beyond. Malshi’s musical journey began at the age of 5, and she has since graced stages across Europe and the USA, including the renowned Institut du Monde Arabe in Paris. Situated in the “World’s Borough” of Queens, Flushing Town Hall’s missi ..read more
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