Posted on 05 March 2011
For Jose “Nonoy” Duran, photography used to be just an inspiration for his paintings. But in 1983, when the then fine arts professor learned that Philippine opposition leader Benigno “Ninoy” Aquino Jr. was assassinated, Duran figured the event would radically change Philippine history. He dropped his paintbrush and clutched onto his camera, realizing the latter tool would better document the rapid political changes in the country.
Posted on 25 February 2011
Nueva York, N.Y. — Organizaciones de base obrera y comunitarias por todo el país anunciaron hoy que construyeran una red nacional para promover un día de acción dinámico para buenos trabajos y derechos laborales el primero de mayo del 2011.
Posted on 21 February 2011
With the New York results of the 2010 U.S. Census expected to be released soon, Queens7.com revisits the numbers of the 2000 Census to fully appreciate the diversity of New York City’s population — with particular focus on the three neighborhoods that it covers – Woodside, Jackson Heights and Elmhurst.
Posted on 15 February 2011
Good news for aspiring writers and photographers who want to report and document events happening in the tri-neighborhood area of Queens.
Posted on 11 February 2011
It’s no secret that New York City breeds celebrities. As the media, fashion and theater capital of the world, this culture-rich city always opens doors to the red carpet. But the pathway to fame does not start in Manhattan only. Here are some famous people who hail from Woodside, Jackson Heights and Elmhurst.
Posted on 09 February 2011
The Philippine Forum’s free computer classes are set to open on Feb. 26, Saturday, at the Bayanihan Filipino Community Center in Woodside, Queens.
Posted on 02 February 2011
In these uncertain times when many in journalism are still trying to figure out the changing media landscape, Queens7.com has come up with a new and innovative way of bringing news to the people and perhaps an alternative economic model for the media.
Posted on 29 January 2011
Wisps of smoke, accompanied by the stench of burning plastic, billowed from the manhole at the corner of Woodside Avenue and 77th Street in Elmhurst around 4 p.m. on Jan. 28. Police cars and fire trucks barricaded the area from the public.
Posted on 28 January 2011
On a freezing Sunday afternoon, dozens of Nepali women lined up for a free mammography service inside a big, red facade in Woodside, Queens.
Posted on 15 January 2011
Her modest apartment stands a few steps away from the bustling Roosevelt Avenue in Woodside, Queens. In a dire need to secure the financial stability of her children and grandchildren, she had given up her sheltered life in the Philippines four years ago then moved to New York City a year after.