Author: Czarinna

Astoria Resident Takes on Grueling Paddleboard Challenge For Charity

July 31, 2019 By Shane O’Brien An Astoria resident is preparing to take part in a 25-mile paddle around Manhattan this weekend in order to raise money for environmental protection and autism awareness. Noriko Okaya will be one of more than 100 people who will paddleboard the grueling course around Manhattan this Saturday. In the… Read more »

Police Release Video of Suspects Wanted in Attempted Robbery in Astoria

July 31, 2019 By Allie Griffin The police are looking for several individuals involved in an attempted robbery Monday evening in Astoria. The suspects can be seen in a security video released by the NYPD. The individuals approached a 53-year-old man in front of 31-25 45th Street, brandished a firearm and demanded he give them… Read more »

Chinese Restaurant on Broadway Temporarily Closed by Health Dept.

Dec. 15, 2017 By Christian Murray A Chinese restaurant located at the Broadway Shopping Center has been temporarily shut down by the Health Dept. after an inspection revealed several sanitary violations at the locale. Eastern Chinese Restaurant, located at 21-05 Broadway., closed after a Dec. 13 inspection found five sanitary violations, two of which were… Read more »

Chase Closes Steinway Street Branch

Dec. 15, 2017 By Christian Murray Chase Bank closed its Steinway Street branch yesterday and is consolidating it with its 30th Avenue location. The closure of the 28-56 Steinway Street branch comes two years after the bank shut down another Astoria-based branch. The bank shut down 32-12 Broadway in 2015 and consolidated it with its… Read more »