March 15, 2006 RSS feed / Features

Homeless Count Shows The Perils Of Street Life

arly on January 14 the temperature was still 57 degrees. It was unusually mild for winter and it didn%27t look like it would be a weekend to stay indoors. But soon More...

Maloney Warns About Part D Deadline

At a recent town hall meeting on the controversial new Medicare Part D prescription drug subsidy program, Congressmember Carolyn Maloney warned seniors present that if they don%27t join the program by the May 15 deadline, they face penalties. More...

Vallone Jr. Updates Board 1 Cabinet On Vandal, Voltage

Although Oliver Siandre spent three days in jail on Rikers Island, there is no guarantee he will do serious time for a vandalism spree during which he defaced walls, garage doors, trees, the granite columns in Athens Square Park and many other locati More...

On the brief side...

Crowley Fights To Reduce Unwanted Pregnancies Citing the United States%27 high rate of unwanted pregnancies and cuts in family planning aid, Congressmember Joseph Crowley joined with colleagues and NARAL Pro-Choice America officials recently in supp More...

Father Charged With Assault For Shaking 3-Month-Old Son

AWoodside man has been charged with the depraved assault of his 3-month-old son for allegedly shaking the child and causing him to sustain life-threatening injuries including bleeding on the brain. More...

114th Police Precinct Blotter

Tuesday, March 7: +A 51year-old white male was arrested after a verbal argument with a female at 588 Main St. He was arrested for physically injuring the victim when he picked her up and threw her to the ground. He was also charged with harassment. More...

English Conversation Continues In Queens

Co m m u n i t y U n i t e d M e t h o d i s t Church, under the leadership of Dr. Ronald Tompkins, still reaches out to serve the needs of its membership and the needs of Jackson Heights and the surrounding communities. More...

4th Grade Voting Rights-Citizenship Curriculum Published

In a city where less than 40 percent of registered voters cast their ballot in the mayoral election, the LaGuardia and Wagner Archives has developed a curriculum that teaches fourth grade students a lesson on the importance of voting. More...

Sun Shines On Sunnyside's St. Patrick's Day Parade

The weather was perfect for the seventh annual St. Patrick%27s Parade for All in Sunnyside, moving parade organizer Brendan Fay to make a little easy word play. More...

Police Brass Report On Crime To Astoria Civic Association

City Councilmember Peter Vallone Jr. More...

Astoria Animal Hospital Celebrates 10th Anniversary

Pets are not only man%27s best friends. In many cases, they become more than friends-they are family members. And like all other family members, their health care is of paramount importance. More...

NYCRN Resident's Artwork Published in VNSNY Calendar

Bob Metcalfe, a resident at New York Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing (NYCRN), 26-13 21st St., Astoria, was honored on February 22 with a certificate and an American Express gift card for his artwork, which was chosen to be featured in the Visit More...

Carvel Ice Cream Opens Newest Location in Astoria

Homer Simpson loves it. Kelly Ripa and the Sopranos celebrate birthdays with More...

Fire Correction Official, Says Vallone

City Councilmember Peter Vallone Jr. demanded the firing of a city Correction Department official who was quoted in the More...

Possible Fare Hike In MTA's Future: Liu

At a City Council Transportation Committee hearing last week, MTAofficials refused to rule out a substantial fare increase for bus and subway riders in the future, according to committee chairman John Liu (D-Flushing). More...

Security Cameras For Middle School

Councilman Eric Gioia joined Principal Judy Lynn Mittler, students, and staff to announce that he%27s secured $250,000 in City capital funding to bring security cameras to the Woodside junior high school, enhancing security for students, teachers, an More...

Borough Board Passes FY 2007 Capital-Expense Budget

Mayor Michael Bloomberg%27s $52.2 billion Fiscal Year 2007 budget calls for closing the city%27s budget gap through reducing spending or increasing revenues by $262 million. More...

Msgr. Joseph Konrad, CTK HS Trustee Emeritus, Dies

Monsignor Joseph Konrad, J.C.D., Pastor Emeritus of St. Matthias Parish, Ridgewood, former Vice Officialis at the Tribunal, and Trustee Emeritus of Christ the King Regional H.S. More...

Seniors Raise Questions At Maloney's Forums

Many seniors still may not be enrolled in the new Medicare Part D drug prescription program because of individual priorities, not enough knowledge about the program or possible problems getting an application approved. More...

Campaign For School $ Kicks Off At Bd. 4

Following up on a promise to intensify the fight to get more state funding for education, Mayor Michael Bloomberg has enlisted the support of a 15-member team of distinguished local leaders, including former Mayor Ed Koch, Schools Chancellor Joel Kle More...

Higher Education In Queens:

Queensborough Community College Is Gateway School

Q u e e n s b o r o u g h Community College (QCC) is one of the six community colleges in the City University of New York (CUNY) system. More...

The Parade

St. Patrick%27s Day is celebrated on March 17, the religious feast day and the anniversary of St. Patrick%27s death in the fifth century. The Irish have More...

Markey Introduces Bills To Foil Child Molesters

At the March meeting of the Dutch Kills Civic Association, Assemblymember Marge Markey reported about her recent activities, including sponsorship of a bill aimed at better controlling child molesters and one aimed at better control of cattle feed mi More...

LIC YMCA Standings As Of 3/13

Men%27s Winter Basketball League -A Div. Dream Team "A"               7     1 More...

Steve Chen Named Crystal Window Executive VP

Crystal Window & Door Systems recently named Steve Chen, son of company founder Thomas Chen, executive vice president for company operations. More...

All Aboard The Seven Line

This week, the "International Express" brings us to our last stop in Sunnyside, 33rd Street Rawson Street and enters Long Island City. As we get closer to Manhattan, we notice the change in More...

Starbucks Walk Points Up Water Crisis

Starbucks Coffee Company through its Ethos water brand invites Starbucks partners (employees), UNICEF, members of the local Water for People chapter, local Rotary groups, and customers in New York City to participate in a "Walk for Water" starting at More...

Bloomberg Is 1 Of 4 Grand Marshals For Greek Parade

The 75th annual Greek Independence Day Parade, sponsored by the Federation of Hellenic Societies of Greater New York, will be held Sunday, April 2 at 1 p.m., starting at Fifth Avenue and 59th Street and progressing to Fifth Avenue and 79th Street. More...

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