July 27, 2005 RSS feed / Features

Avella To Miller: Pay Back The City For The $1.6M ‘Campaign–Like Mailing’

City Councilmember Tony Avella has strongly recommended that Council Speaker Gifford Miller reimburse the New York City treasury for a $1.6 million mailing done by Miller at city expense. More...

Forest Hills’ Salonger, Elmhurst Dairy Get Awards Awards

Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and Small Business Services (SBS) Commissioner Robert W. Walsh on July 11 presented honors to 15 recipients of the 2005 New York City Neighborhood Achievement Awards at Gracie Mansion. More...

Vallone Calls For Lower Parking Rates In Steinway Bridge Area

City Councilmember Peter F. Vallone Jr., is demanding that the New York City Department of Transportation (NYCDOT) lower the parking rates for all Steinway Street business area parking lots and street meters. More...

Maria Farenga, Wife Of Farenga Funeral Home Head, Dies

Maria Farenga, wife of Felix Farenga of Joseph Farenga and Sons Funeral Home, Inc., Astoria, died Monday, July 18, 2005 of natural causes. She was 73 years old. More...

5 New Members Join CEC 30

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City Gets $20M Back For NYPD-UN Service

New York City will be reimbursed $19.6 million in back payments it is owed by the federal government for money spent by the New York Police Department to protect the United Nations, according to Congressmember Gary Ackerman (D More...

The Importance Of An Advance Directive

Terry Schiavo raised consciousness across the country as to why it is important to have a health care proxy no matter what your age. More...

Low Colon Cancer Screen Rates Risk 1 Million Lives

In March, the American Cancer Society reported that more Americans aged 50 and older are more likely to know the name of a judge on More...

Listen To Your Doctor For A Healthy Heart

D espite heightened awareness about high blood pressure and its contributions to serious cardiovascular diseases such as heart attack and stroke, many patients are still not taking appropriate action to treat their condition. More...

Long Island City—A Progress Report

A lot has happened since my first report on Long Island City More...

Web Site Offers Volunteer Projects For Kids

Are your children bored during the long, hot summer and looking for something to do? How can parents find meaningful summer activities for their children? There More...

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Vallone Pans Video Game That Glorifies Graffiti

City Councilmember Peter Vallone Jr. has accused a video game publisher of More...

3 New Condo Developments To Rise On LIC’s East River Waterfront

Three old and decrepit buildings on the East River waterfront in Long Island City have been sold and are to be replaced by as many high-rise condominiums. More...

Queens Family Court To Become Condos, Rentals

According to an announcement from the New York City Economic Development Corporation, the Dermot Company has been named to acquire and develop the two-acre site of the former Queens Family Courthouse at 89th Avenue and Parsons Boulevard in Jamaica. More...

James ‘Jimmy’ Zisimopoulos, Electrician, Dies After Stabbing

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Woodside-Maspeth Zoning Plan Draws Residents’ Ire

The Department of City Planning has been studying Woodside and Maspeth for the past few months, and now intends to issue a balanced zoning plan before this year is ended. A meeting about the study and the plan, held in the school cafeteria of St. More...

Queens Blood Emergency Continues

Blood donations still lag 25 percent behind what is required to adequately serve patients in 13 Queens area hospitals, forcing New York Blood Center, the majority blood supplier in the New York/New Jersey community, to issue its second emergency appe More...

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McLaughlin Addresses Lefferts Kiwanis

At a recent meeting of the Lefferts Liberty Kiwanis Club Assemblymember Brian McLaughlin thanked members for their caring and commitment to improving the quality of life in their community. More...

Vallone Jr. Sponsors Latin Jazz Concert In Astoria Park

The Central Astoria Local Development Coalition LDC More...

Park Dental Care Keeps 30-Year Traditions In New Office

Dr, Gene Caiafa Sr., DDS and his son, Dr. Gene Caiafa Jr., DMD, with Dr. Wayne M. Seid, DMD, have made up the family dental practice known as Park Dental Care for the past five years. More...

Cemetery Purse Snatch Suspects Face Seven Years

Two Queens men have been charged with stealing more than $3,000 in a series of purse snatches that victimized four women in two cemeteries, a gas station and a fast food restaurant. More...

British Researchers Hail Breakthrough In Allergy Relief

(NU)-Most people love warm weather, but for 26 million people it means having to decide between sneezing and itchy eyes or taking allergy medicines. More...

161 Blocks In College Point Are Due For Rezoning

Rezoning that will comprehensively establish contextual zoning districts for residentially developed portions of the College Point neighborhood was introduced at land use hearings in Borough Hall. More...

What’s At The Multiplex?

The summer is half over so there More...

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