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Stacy Bliagos, executive director of HANAC, talks senior services and youth programming with QNS

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Apr. 19, 2024 By Athena Dawson Stacy Bliagos, executive director of HANAC, an Astoria-based Hellenic non-profit organization, spoke exclusively to QNS about the organization’s dedication to helping Queens’ most vulnerable residents.  Originally founded in 1972 by reporter George Douris, the Hellenic American Neighborhood Action Committee (HANAC) is a social services organization based out of Astoria…
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Museum of the Moving Image to launch ‘Open Worlds’ a free community hub in western Queens

Apr. 19, 2024 By Czarinna Andres The Museum of the Moving Image (MoMI) in Astoria has announced the launch of “Open Worlds,” a groundbreaking initiative to transform the museum into one of the largest free community hubs in western Queens. Executive Director Aziz Isham announced Tuesday that Open Worlds will provide a 15,500-square-foot space for… Read more »

Spring refresh: 10 unique home stores to check out in Western Queens

Apr. 18, 2024 By admin Apr. 18, 2024 By Amanda Salazar Spring isn’t just a time for cleaning — it’s also a time of fresh starts and renewal. If you’ve been considering redesigning your home, now is the perfect time to renew your space. Whether it’s as big as a complete overhaul of your home’s… Read more »

Queens to launch new Diversity Tech Hub in Long Island City

Apr. 18, 2024 By czarinnaandres Apr. 18, 2024 By Queens Post News Team Queens Borough President Donovan Richards revealed plans for a new diversity tech and innovation center in Long Island City, slated to open next year. The facility is set to become a hub for 50 emerging startups, fostering innovation and promoting diversity within… Read more »

Astoria resident inducted into New York Road Runners Volunteer Hall of Fame

Apr. 16, 2024 By Czarinna Andres In celebration of National Volunteer Month, Chandra Darsan, a local Astoria Park resident, was inducted into the 4th Annual New York Road Runners (NYRR) Volunteer Hall of Fame, along with six others. This honor is a token of appreciation for volunteers’ pivotal role in supporting NYRR’s events, including the… Read more »

Register early for the LIC Waterfront 5K Run/Walk by Earth Day for discount

The LIC Waterfront 5K run/walk is back in Long Island City on June 4. Pictured are participants during last year’s event (Photo Alex Lopez Photography)

Apr. 15, 2024 By czarinnaandres Apr. 15, 2024 Sponsored Post Organizers of the LIC Waterfront 5K Run/Walk are encouraging people to sign up for this year’s event before Apr. 22 to take advantage of a $5 discount. The ninth-annual Waterfront 5K event takes place on June 1, 2024, and is organized by Hunters Point Park… Read more »

Astoria students learn about drones and green energy jobs at STEM event

Apr. 11, 2024 By Seán Ó Briain Over 40 students at the Variety Boys and Girls Club of Queens in Astoria participated in a mentoring session on drone technology and green energy jobs Wednesday evening as part of an initiative to introduce young children to STEM careers.  The event, which took place in the Variety… Read more »