August 23, 2006 RSS feed / Features

Council Passes 'Bouncer Bill' Tightening Bar Security

In the wake of incidents where bouncers from bars and clubs have been involved in crimes including murder, the City Council last week unanimously approved legislation tightening security at nightclubs and bars and authorizing shutdowns of those estab More...

New York City Kids Win Prizes And 'Stomp' Out Litter

If the future of our city depends on our youth New York City is in excellent hands. And I can attest to that. recently, having the privilege of presenting Team Up to Clean Up (TUTCU) awards to two of this year's Golden Apple contest winners. More...

Cuomo Retains Lead Despite Green Assaults

Andrew Cuomo, the frontrunner in the Democratic primary for state attorney general, has been getting hammered steadily by opponent Mark Green over the past several weeks, but no seriously damaging blow appears to have struck the race favorite with le More...

Flag Team Heads To Germany

The six youngsters representing the United States at the seventh annual NFLFlag Football World Championship (FFWC) More...

Nolan Hosts Dental Van

Assemblymember Catherine Nolan (D-Ridgewood) hosted the New York University College of Dentistry mobile dental care van at her Ridgewood district office recently. More...

114th Precinct Police Blotter

Tuesday, August 15:  A 21-year-old Hispanic man climbed up a building at 30-16 37th Ave. and attempted to gain entry on the first floor and the roof. He was charged with burglary and trespass. More...

Back-To-School Safety Tips

Safety may not be the first subject that springs to mind when going back-to-school this fall. More...

The Pulpit

Abiding Wo rd Ministries: Fridays, 8 p.m., prayer and worship service; Sundays, 11 a.m., miracle and healing service; summer day camp, computer training, music lessons, counseling, 116-67 Sutphin Blvd., Jamaica; 718-323-29218, w w w. More...

Investing In Astoria Makes Sense

BY RUBIN ISAKHAROV In recent months, there has been aggressive investing in Astoria. Smart investors are flocking and investing millions upon millions of dollars here because they see the potential of this priceless gem in Queens. More...

Arthur Ashe Kids' Day Challenge Set For Saturday

The Queens Economic Development Corporation and the Queens Tourism Council in promoting Discover Queens in August invite youngsters to take the 2006 Arthur Ashe Kids' Day Challenge on the Discover Queens Web site, www. discoverqueens. More...

' Cyclone'

Get into a conversation with a long-time Queens resident and you're likely to discover a subscriber of the More...

Astoria Jazz Band To Perform In Flushing's Weeping Beech Park

The Queens Historical Society will host a free, outdoor More...

Wiesenfeld Tours Gaza Border

A CUNY Trustee Jeffrey S. More...

Douglaston Hate Crime Condemned

The vicious attack on four Asian American young men by two white men in Eastern Queens two weeks ago, labeled a hate crime by the Queens district attorney's office, triggered a torrent of protests from public officials and community o rganizations at More...

Report MetLife Leaving LIC To Return To NYC

Is MetLife leaving Long Island City and returning to Manhattan? More...

While Mets Are Away, DA, Staff Will Play

On August 15, while the New York Mets were playing at Philadelphia, Queens District Attorney Richard Brown, staff members and family and friends enjoyed an afternoon of softball at Shea Stadium. More...

Shop 'Til You Drop For A Good Cause

Sunnyside Community Services (SCS) is joining Macy's in its annual "Shop for a Cause" event to be held on September 16, from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. More...

Queens Has Most N.Y.C. Heat Wave Deaths

Queens leads the five boroughs in the number of deaths attributed to the July and August heat waves, during one of which temperatures neared 100 degrees for three consecutive days. According to statistics from the office of Dr. More...

Firefighter Assaults Cop As Woman Watches

ANew York City firefighter has been charged with intentionally assaulting a New York City police officer last Thursday night in Ridgewood. The officer sustained serious injuries. More...

DOHMH To Spray 3 Queens Neighborhoods

The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) will apply larvicide for mosquito control by helicopter to selected marsh and other non-residential areas of Queens, Staten Island, and The Bronx. More...

Kogan Is Hillcrest J.C. Rabbi

On August 1 Rabbi Manes Kogan became the spiritual leader of Hillcrest Jewish Center, an egalitarian conservative congregation, in Fresh Meadows. More...

LICBDC Trade Show Early Registration Ends Sept. 1

Register to join the Long Island City Business Development Corporation on November 15 at Terrace on the Park, in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park for the annual LICBDC luncheon and trade show. More...

Bayside Family Cruises To 'Poseidon Misadventure'

Maria and John Sakalis of Bayside and Mattituck, New York are from Mytilene and Nysiros. A love of sea traveling is in their blood. More...

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