March 10, 2004 RSS feed / Features

Mayor ‘Hiding Bus Improvement Funds While Service Deteriorates’

Queens lawmakers and public officials charge that while they have been urging Mayor Michael Bloomberg to replace buses and improve service on private bus liens, the mayor has been sitting on $150 million and doing nothing with it while waiting f More...

Past 3 Years

Saw Rise In
Anti-Semitic
Incidents

New disturbing hate crime data showing the worst surge in anti-Semitic incidents over the three-year period ending in 2003 were released last week by Congressmember Anthony Weiner. More...

Nolan Says NY’ers Deserve Minimum Wage Increase

Assemblymember Catherine Nolan said last week that passage of her bill to increase the minimum wage was necessary because many New Yorkers work tough jobs and families need the additional wages to make ends meet. More...

Apology Of Socrates

Presented At Queens College

A work considered among the foundations of Western thought was presented at Queens College recently. Actor Yannis Simonides presented Plato More...

Dana Broccoli, Producer’s Widow, Variety Boys & Girls Club Supporter, Dies

Dana Broccoli, the widow of movie producer Albert "Cubby" Broccoli, one of the founders of the Variety Boys & Girls Club of Queens, died of cancer on Sunday, February 29, at her home in Beverly Hills. She was 82 years old. More...

Demand For Police Captain’s Firing Brings Support From Flushing

Officials

A police captain whose ouster has been demanded by a sergeants More...

Parks Dept. Steps Up

Lifeguard Recruitment

Now that the city is beginning to thaw, the city Department of Parks and Recreation has stepped up its efforts to recruit qualified swimmers to become New York City Lifeguards at one of the city More...

3 Major Tennis Tournaments Slated For Forest Hills

Because of the overwhelming success of last year More...

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