Everyone knows that driving in Astoria is a headache. The streets are full of inconsiderate motorists looking to treat the road as their own personal highway, while the traffic gets heavier and more congested. Getting around by car could add another hour to your trip, and if you’re a pedestrian, then most days are spent trying to avoid…

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Up to 100 coats were collected this Holiday Season at the offices of Astoria leaders, including City Councilman Costa Constantinides (l.-r.), state Sen. Michael Gianaris and Assemblywoman Aravella Simotas, according to TimesLedger.  The coats were being collected in an effort by New York Cares to gather around 80,000 coats for their 27th annual drive.  City Councilman Costa…

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