April 6, 2005 RSS feed / Features

Tributes To Pope Pour In; Vallone Going To Rome With Mayor For Funeral

As Roman Catholic churches throughout Queens held special services to commemorate the death of Pope John Paul II, Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced that former City Council Speaker Peter Vallone Sr. More...

Regular, Auxiliary Cops Lauded At 108 Community Council

The March meeting of the 108th Police Precinct Community Council was brief but unusually celebratory, featuring not only two Cops of the Month but several Auxiliary Police officers who were cited for meritorious conduct. More...

Officer Arraigned In Internet Sting Operation

A police officer assigned to the 114th Precinct in Astoria has been arraigned on charges of attempted use of a child in a sexual performance and other offenses for allegedly attempting to meet to have sexual relations with an individual he believed w More...

Broad Scale Benefits For Queens In First On-Time Budget In 2 Decades

All the hoopla last week about the state legislature passing a state budget on time for the first time in 21 years was justified, but many Queens lawmakers were also in a bubbly mood because significant parts of the budget will benefit their constitu More...

BBC Considers Broadcasting Joplin Retrospective

The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) long a leader in quality radio and television programming, is considering sending a New York-based BBC sound recordist/reporter along to record speech clips and sound from the celebration of the music of Ame More...

Pope Hailed With Memorials, Masses, Condolence Books

To celebrate the life and work and commemorate the passing of Pope John Paul II, a Concelebrated Memorial Mass will be held at the Church of the Immaculate Conception, 29th Street and Ditmars Boulevard, Astoria, on Saturday, April 8 at 10:30 a.m. More...

Vallone Scholarship Fund Gets $25 K Donation

Vern Hill of Commerce Bank presented the Judge Charles J. Vallone Scholarship Fund with a check for $25,000 at a dinner-dance commemorating the 38th anniversary of the scholarship fund Saturday, April 2 at Riccardo More...

Mount Sinai Hospital Queens Holds Healthcare Proxy, Living Will Workshop

On April 7, Mount Sinai Hospital of Queens will host a workshop for people to learn more about advance directives such as healthcare proxies and living wills. Participants will be able to get a copy of, and assistance completing, a healthcare proxy. More...

5th Annual Fundraiser Held At Cavo Caf

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Bel-Aire Diner Receives Daily News Award For Second Year

Th e Bel-Aire Diner at Broadway and 21st Street in Astoria came out on top over the Neptune Diner, its closest rival, and eight other Queens diners to rank as the first of its category in Queens for 2005. More...

R.N. Is Honored By Hellenic Federation

Barbara Neocleous R.N., account manager for the Queens and Nassau region of the Visiting Nurse Service of New York, was honored by the Federation of Hellenic Societies of Greater New York at the federation More...

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