August 16, 2006 RSS feed / Features

Know The Signs That Point To Gang Involvement

Those scratches on the inside of your child's belt may be more than just wear and tear-they could be a signal that your child is a member of a street gang, law enforcement officials said. More...

Nolan Joins In Night Out Festivities

Assemblymember Catherine Nolan joined City Councilmember Peter Vallone Jr. More...

Astoria Family Nearly Wiped Out In Highway Crash

Three of four members of an Astoria family were killed on the New Jersey Turnpike near Teaneck, some four miles from the George Washington Bridge, at about 1:30 p.m. on Monday, August 14. More...

Gotbaum: Hunger Hotline Fails New Yorkers In Need

Public Advocate Betsy Gotbaum charged the city with continued mismanagement of what was once an effective anti-hunger tool, the Hunger Hotline. More...

Queens NFLFlag Champions Visit Jets Training Camp

The Queens-based DAC Panthers visited New York Jets training camp yesterday, August 15, a week before the team represents the United States in the annual NFLFlag Football World Championship (FFWC) in Cologne, Germany. More...

Dragon Boats Draw Crowds To Meadow Lake

The annual Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival at Meadow Lake in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park once again brought joy and excitement to thousands of people last Saturday and Sunday. More...

Dental Awareness Day Postponed

Dental Awareness Day at Park Dental Care, 29-14 Ditmars Blvd., Astoria, with a player from the Mets Major League Baseball team slated to participate and originally scheduled to take place Saturday, August 26, has been postponed. Keep watching the More...

Jackson Heights Student Makes Phi Beta Kappa

Jaol J. Mendonsa of Jackson Heights has been elected to membership in Phi Beta Kappa at Trinity College. More...

Man Makes Real Terrorist Threats With Fake Gun

A 26-year-old man of Middle Eastern descent was observed pointing a machine gun, which later proved to be a replica, at an establishment at Queens Plaza North and Crescent Street on Wednesday, August 9. More...

Astoria's Trinity Lutheran Church Struck By Lightning

The thunder and lightning storm that dumped two inches of rain on New York City last Thursday night August 10 also left a historic house of worship in shambles. More...

Youths Charged In Douglaston Hate Crime

A Flushing teenager and a 20-year-old Little Neck man have been charged with assault as a hate crime in an alleged biasrelated attack in Douglaston early last Saturday morning in which four Asian youths were terrorized and subjected to racial slurs. More...

American Red Cross Provides Assistance To New Yorkers

The American Red Cross in Greater New York (ARC/GNY) will remain on 24-hour alert during the remainder of the summer to assist residents throughout New York City who may become affected by power outages and excessive heat. More...

Here's To Mavens

For those of you who don't know the meaning of the word More...

Astoria Italia Soccer Club Ends Season In 3rd Place

The Astoria Italia S.C. (under 16) ended the 2005-06 season in third place in the U.16 Division in the cosmopolitan junior soccer league. The team is looking for young players 14 and 15 years old. More...

Claire Shulman Joins MMI Board Of Trustees

Claire Shulman, former Queens borough president, has been elected to the Board of Trustees of the Museum of the Moving Image (MMI). More...

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