December 7, 2005 RSS feed / Features

Danger in Queens, But Nobody Cares!

Have you ever witnessed a serious accident and not tried to do something to help those who were injured? Probably not! Have you ever passed a smoking fire and not think about reporting it to the fire department? Unlikely! More...

Bogus Goods Siphon Profits From Year-End Shopping Sprees

Expressing concern that New York state is poised to lose billions of dollars in income during the year-end holiday shopping season because of the counterfeit goods trade, state Senator Frank Padavan declared, More...

Items of Interest For QNS Businesses/Residents…

LaGuardia Community College: Workforce1 Career Center provides employers with qualified staff from entry-level workers to skilled professionals. E-mail kfanning@lagcc.cuny.edu, or call 718-609-2117 for more information. More...

GOP Faces Gloomy Scenario In Next Year’s Races

When Governor Nelson Rockefeller died in 1973, the completion of his term by Lieutenant Governor Malcolm Wilson saw the end of 16 years of Republican domination of the state political scene and the legislature. More...

Pirro May Be Left Out In Cold

Given the recent experiences of two Democratic candidates for major offices who failed to build any early momentum in their campaigns and eventually suffered embarrassing defeats, it would seem to be a good idea for Jeanine Pirro to forget about chal More...

Officer’s Integrity Earns Cop Of The Month Award

At the November meeting of the 108th Police Precinct Community Council, the precinct was hailed as the safest in the city. More...

All Abord The 7 Line By Gloria Sanders

Many neighborhoods in New York City are connected by various subway lines. The carrier of the most culturally diverse group of passengers is unquestionably the No. More...

Constantino Recognized By Share ing & Careing

More than 550 people attended the SHAREing & CAREing 11th anniversary benefit and fundraising silent auction at Riccardo More...

Board 2 Hears Of Progress At Queens West

Alex Federbush, president of Queens West Development Corporation, spoke for a few minutes before the December meeting of Community Board 2, bringing attendees up to date on the huge building projects that are currently taking place, and which will co More...

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In Omar We Trust!

Met GM Minaya Keeps Things Hot This Winter

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‘Glass House’ Draws Praise And Price Bids

Fo rty years ago, two 10-year-old boys watched a most unusual structure being built across the street from the field where they played soccer in Astoria Park. Tony Argento and Demetrius Partridge couldn More...

Silvercup Adds New NBC TV Pilot “Kidnapped” To Roster

Silvercup Studios, New York More...

Pascal Rioult Dance Theatre Performs Stravinsky’s “Firebird”

The Pascal Rioult Dance Theatre will perform at Queens Theatre in the Park, the premier indoor performing arts center of Queens, located in Flushing Meadows Corona Park on Saturday, December 17 at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. More...

Tree Lights Glow In Neighborhood’s Hearts

Although the neighborhood of Sunnyside may be small, its size does not diminish the value of its large heart and the camaraderie among its neighbors. More...

Christmas, Chanukkah, Kwanzaa Safety Tips

A Christmas tree can be a sight to behold. When considering a natural tree buy only a fresh tree, one on which the needles don More...

Martin Luther HS Honors Three Alumni Of The Year Alumni

Martin Luther High School recently honored three graduates with Alumni of the Year Awards at the school More...

Martin Smoak Performs Tribute To Bobby Darin

Singer Marty Smoak brought his nightclub act, More...

Rev. Anastasios Diakovasilis Presents Poetry Reading

Father Anastasios reciting his poetry. More...

City’s Suit Against Major Gun Makers Based On Vallone Sponsored Law

A new gun control law authored by City Councilmember Peter Vallone Jr. More...

Burglary Brings Calls For Taking Precautions

A woman was asleep in her bedroom at 31-17 Crescent St. when she was awakened by a loud noise early on Sunday, December 4. She picked up her phone and walked into her living room, where she saw a man she did not know going though her pocketbook. More...

Bush Panel’s Income Tax Proposals Take ‘Billions’ From NYC Taxpayers

Declaring that the proposals of President George W. Bush More...

Hillary, Crowley Assail Lifting Ban On Sharp Tools On Aircraft

United States Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton and Congressmember Joseph Crowley lashed out last week at Transportation Security Administration plans to lift the ban on scissors, screwdrivers and other sharp objects brought onto airplanes in passengers More...

GOP Brawl For Gov Nomination

The state Republican Party More...

Holiday Mail Deadlines, Guidelines, Package Tips & Extra Hours At Queens Post Offices

The Postal Service expects a very busy holiday mail season and their goal is to provide quick, easy and convenient holiday service. More...

Gianaris Hails Law Which Protects Young Asthmatics

Children with asthma, which is a leading chronic ailment, will receive much added protection under a new law which requires schools to have extra inhalers for students who lose their own inhalers or leave them at home. More...

Electronic Recycling Events Dec. 10/Jan. 8

Recycling works! Approximately 4,300 New Yorkers participated in the October electronics recycling events sponsored by the New York City Department of Sanitation (DSNY). More...

Hypertension Education Initiative Targeting NYC’s Asian-Americans

New York City Councilmember John Liu and other prominent members of New York More...

Vallone: Slap Life Terms On Sexual Predators Convicted For 2nd Time

City Councilmember Peter Vallone Jr., a leading advocate of tougher sex offender legislation, last week urged New York State to adopt a Florida law which imprisons second-time offenders for life. More...

Focusing On Healthy Kids

Tommy G. Thompson Delivers Keynote Speech

Tommy G. Thompson, former Secretary, United States Department of Health and Human Services, delivered the keynote address at the YMCA of Greater New York More...

‘A Garden In The City’

The Queens Historical Society has announced its Winter 2005-2006 slide lecture series at its Flushing headquarters, Kingsland Homestead. More...

One-Time Sunnyside Resident Judy Holliday Honored

Ju dy Holliday, comedienne, actress and singer, died of cancer in early June 1965, two weeks short of her 44th birthday. More...

‘The Three Burials Of Melquiades Estrada' Premiere with Tommy Lee Jones

Museum of the Moving Image will present the New York premiere of More...

Santa Claus Is Coming To Queens

It is that time of year again. The Christmas season is known for its lavish decorations, the eggnog, the presents, and of course, the man himself, Old St. Nick. Santa is the most important part of Christmas More...

Glad Tidings To All

Start celebrating Christmas December 10 with the yearly Christmas sale at Trinity Lutheran Church, 31-18 37th St., Astoria. While shopping and munching on goodies you can sing along with the Christmas carols being played and kids More...

Astoria Library Celebrates Centennial

La st Friday, Astoria Library, one of the Carnegie libraries in Queens, celebrated its centennial, a year and a few days after the actual date it turned 100. More...

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