August 10, 2005 RSS feed / Features

Girl, 9, Abducted, Abused In Astoria Park

A 23-year-old Astoria resident has been charged with attempted rape, attempted kidnapping, sexual abuse and disorderly conduct after he allegedly accosted a nine-year-old girl in Astoria Park Monday afternoon. More...

Krinos Suspends Hermes Brand Olive Oil Sales

In the wake of news reports that olive oil adulterated with other food oil products had found its way onto local grocery store shelves, Krinos Foods, Inc. More...

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Jo-Ann Jones, Flushing Arts Council Co-Founder, Dies

Jo-Ann Jones, a co-founder of the Flushing Council on Culture and the Arts died Monday, August 1, at North Shore University Hospital, Manhasset after a battle with cancer. She was 59 years old. More...

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Additional Funding For Sunnyside Arch

Assemblymember Catherine Nolan has received a commitment of $50,000 more in state funding for the restoration project planned for the Sunnyside Arch, bringing the total for the project to $500,000. More...

Crystal Windows Is Top Minority Firm For 7th Year

Crystal Window & Door Systems continues to be recognized as a leading New York City area minority enterprise. More...

Possible Tax Resolve For Co-ops That Produce Own Energy

City Councilmember David Weprin has introduced a bill that will create a separate utility tax rate for co-ops that produce and distribute their own energy to residents. More...

10 Things Consumers Should Know About Business Law

The New York City Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) can help consumers to get business owners to comply with city law. More...

Abduction Prevention Program Offered By Quinn

Escape School teaches children and adults critical child abduction prevention and evasion techniques. It provides a unique approach in addressing practical prevention methods in a manner that is neither frightening nor threatening. More...

Finally, Clinton vs. Pirro Gives Us A Real Senate Race

Westchester District Attorney Jeanine Pirro at left. United States Senator Hillary Clinton. More...

Borough Board Thanked For Parks, Youth Funding

At a recent meeting of the Queens Borough Board Joanne Amagrande-Savarese, Queens chief of staff for the city Department of Parks and Recreation, noted Borough President Helen Marshall More...

Dearest Katie Flynn-Bonae Memoriae

Note: Katie was killed in an automobile accident on July 2 by a drunk driver. She was seven years old. More...

Miraculous Icon Procession

Participating in the Procession of the Miraculous Icon of St. Irene Chrysovalantou on Ditmars Boulevard on Thursday, July 28. were (l. More...

Food, Music, Fun Highlight Nat’l Night Out In Queens

National Night Out Against Crime celebrations for 2005 took place in more than 87 locations throughout the city, including almost every police precinct in Queens, and were a success for the 23rd year in a row. Queens More...

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