August 31, 2005 RSS feed / Features

R2A Zoning Gets Mixed Reception

The Queens Borough President More...

Strike At U.S. Open Averted After Bargaining Session

A strike by the Ticket Sellers union against the United States Tennis Association (USTA) that could have disrupted the U.S. More...

SEARS HOLDS IMMIGRATION EVENT: City Councilmember Helen Sears (D More...

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Maloney Angry Over Loss Of Ground Zero Health Program

After a months-long investigation into why a program to monitor the health of Ground Zero workers after 9/11 wasn More...

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Vallone Bursts Tennis Bubble Proposal

A proposal by the city Department of Parks and Recreation to install bubbles over 11 of the 14 tennis courts in Astoria Park has been abandoned, according to City Councilmember Peter Vallone Jr. More...

Moving Image Celebrates Brazilian Independence

In honor of Brazilian Independence Day, the Museum of the Moving Image will present preview screenings of More...

The Haymarket Martyrs

The Martyrs%27 Monument by sculptor, Albert Weinert, takes its inspiration from "La Marseillaise", the national anthem of France. It was a favorite of Albert Parsons and he sang it in his cell just prior to his trip to the gallows. More...

Pataki Urges New Yorkers: Shop Tax-Free

Governor George E. Pataki reminded New Yorkers that they can shop tax-free for clothing and footwear purchases that cost less than $110 per item starting Tuesday, August 30 through Labor Day, Monday, September 5. More...

Local Teacher To Be Japanese Government Guest

This October, Nelida Rodriguez will depart for Tokyo as a participant in the Japan Fulbright Memorial Fund (JFMF) Teacher Program. More...

Gianaris Applauds Power Plant Emissions Pact

A preliminary agreement by officials of nine states in the Northeastern United States to hold greenhouse gas emissions from power plants at current levels and reduce them by 10 percent by 2020 drew praise from Assemblymember Michael Gianaris, who has More...

Ex-Mets Visit Queens Boulevard Extended Care Facility

Queens Boulevard Extended Care Facility hosted two very special guests on Monday, August 22. More...

Astoria Couple Celebrates 60th

Amedio and Caroline Scotti of Astoria celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary August 12 at the home of their daughter. More...

11th Annual Community Unity Day Celebrates Neighborhood

For the 11th year in a row, a community once labeled More...

Brazilian Day Fest Covers 25 Blocks

This year, the 21st Brazilian Day, one of the largest street festivals in Manhattan, will take place on two different stages on Sunday September 4, at 11 a.m. on the second stage and at 3 p.m. on the main stage. More...

Brazil Day Party Set For Sept. 3

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The Origins Of Labor Day

The observance of Labor Day began over 100 years ago. More...

Hot Dog Makers Offer Grilling Tips, Aid Local School

Americans will consume 7 billion hot dogs this summer, according to The National Hot Dog Council. To make your backyard barbeque sizzle, Abeles & Heymann Gourmet Kosher Provisions (A&H) offers grilling tips just in time for Labor Day. More...

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