April 19, 2006 RSS feed / Features

Medical Librarian At Central Library

In March the Queens Library created a new Consumer Health Resources Center located on the main floor of the Central Library in the Business, Science & Technology Division, 89-11 Merrick Blvd., Jamaica. More...

T H E p ul pi t

Atonement Lutheran: + Sunday, 10:15 a.m., service; noon, Sunday school in English; 2 p.m., service in Spanish. More...

Appeal Decision Dropping 4,400 Sex Offenders From Registry

The New York State attorney general's office has appealed a federal court judge's decision which could result in more than 4,000 convicted sex offenders being dropped from state registries. More...

On the brief side...

Liu Launches Sailing Training On Meadow Lake A basic sailing course which is available to anyone 16 or older will be offered by The American Small Craft Association (TASCA) on Meadow Lake in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park under a program announced by More...

Let's Play Ball!

Assemblymember Michael Gianaris throws out ceremonial first pitch at Immaculate Conception Youth Program (ICYP) Opening Day. More...

Green Tea Joins Starbucks Menu

Inspired by green tea matcha used in ancient Japanese tea rituals, Starbucks (NASDAQ: SBUX) will add two new green tea beverages made with real Japanese matcha (ground green tea leaves) to its spring menu-Tazo Green Tea Latte and Blackberry Green Tea More...

Meng Offended By 'Yellow Line' Sneakers

Assemblymember Jimmy Meng (D-Flushing) and other Asian American residents in his district have complained to Adidas USA, the sneaker manufacturer, that they are offended by the company's new Yellow Line YI-HUF sneakers. More...

Windmuller Park Gets $1.7 M Facelift

Windmuller Park, at 52nd Street and 39th Drive in Woodside, is receiving a $1.7 million facelift, with some of the funding coming from the city and some from the state. City More...

Undercover Cops Target Local Prostitutes, Johns

At about 10:20 p.m. More...

Port Authority Helps Fund CALDC 2006 Concert Series

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, maintaining a tradition of being a good neighbor and friend to the community, presented a check for $5,000 to the Central Astoria Local Development Coalition (CALDC) for the coalition's 2006 Waterfront C More...

Page Place Is Site Of Drag Race Death

An Astoria man died early Sunday morning when he crashed his aqua 1993 Honda into a pole on Page Place in Maspeth. More...

Though School Crime Drops, Random Searches Planned

Students at New York City middle and high schools will be subject to random, unannounced searches of their persons and possessions beginning later this month, Mayor Michael Bloomberg, Schools Chancellor Joel Klein and Police Commissioner Raymond Kell More...

Orthodox Easter Falls On April 23 This Year

Easter will be celebrated on April 23 this year by more than 250 million Orthodox Christians throughout the world. The Orthodox date for Easter is based on a decree of the Council of Nicaea in 325 A.D. More...

Gianaris, Balboni Will Review Foreign Control Of Infrastructure

In a continuing effort to further protect New York's sensitive infrastructure, Assemblymember Michael Gianaris (D-Astoria) and state Senator Michael Balboni (R-Nassau) announced bipartisan legislation to require a security review of any proposal to p More...

Maloney: Feds Must Care For All 9/11 Responders

Congressmember Carolyn Maloney said last week that the autopsy which found New York Police Department Detective James Zadroga had died of causes directly related to the 9/11 attacks required the federal government to immediately release its progress More...

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