October 18, 2006 RSS feed / Features

CFE Tour Bus Comes To Flushing

Flushing parents and students, supporters of education and elected More...

MSHQ Round Table Draws Western Queens Leaders

More than 40 leaders from Western Queens-based community organizations joined Mount Sinai Hospital of Queens CEO Caryn A. Schwab, Chief Medical Officer David M. Nierman and COO John Gupta to learn about what's happening at Mount Sinai Queens. More...

Astoria Civic Association Hears DOB Commissioners

Illegal conversions and unlawful building construction were hotbutton More...

Some Items In Board 2 FY 2009 Budgets Rouse Ire

The October meeting of Community Board 2 was primarily devoted to the Fiscal Year 2009 More...

Street Renamed For Late Dutch Kills President

The family and friends of Robert Wilson gathered at the southeast corner of Crescent Street and 36th Avenue in Long Island City October 8 to rename the corner in Wilson's honor. Wilson, who died Oct. 24, 2003 at age 70, More...

St. Joseph's Celebrates St. Padre Pio Festival

St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church, 43-19 30th Ave., Astoria, held its second annual parish festival and bazaar in honor of St. Padre Pio of Pietrelcina from September 21 to 24. More...

Sovereign Bank Opens LIC Branch, Makes Grant

Public officials representing Queens, including Borough President Helen Marshall and Congressmember Carolyn Maloney, joined friends, customers and management of Sovereign Bank in a grand reopening ribbon cutting program at the Sovereign Community Ban More...

T H E p u l p i t

Abiding Word 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; 718.323.9218, www.abidingwordministri More...

Spirit Day At St. Francis Of Assisi

October 4 was a special day at St. Francis of Assisi More...

NYC Current Fortunes 'Astounding', Economist Says

The Long Island City Business Development Corporation's new season began with a breakfast meeting at the Tennisport Restaurant on the shore of the East River. More...

The Dog Ate The Inventory

(Overheard at a major oil company headquarters) "No one will believe that, Mr. CEO". More...

Vallone Fundraiser Lights Up Broadway

Bartolino's Italian Ristorante was bedecked in red, white and blue on Tuesday, October 10 for a reception honoring Peter F. Vallone Jr.. A trio of local businesses came together to host this party in support of More...

Crowds Flock To Fall Steinway Sale Days

Fair weather and mild temperatures mild for a mid-October weekend drew thousands of shoppers to Steinway Street between 28th and 35th Avenues this past weekend, attracted by bargains galore and free entertainment for all ages. More...

McLaughlin Charged In Fed Racketeering Scheme

Following a seven-month investigation by federal and city agencies, former labor leader and current Assemblymember Brian McLaughlin pleaded not guilty to federal racketeering charges after surrendering to the U.S. More...

K-9 Unit Gets New Home, Steinway Bridge To Open

A new home for the Police Department's K-9 Unit of trained dogs is to be built on the north side of Northern Boulevard at 33rd Street. More...

114th Precinct Detectives Arrest 5 Stabbing Suspects

An investigation by Detective Constantine Papadopoulos of the 114th Precinct Detective Squad under the supervision of Lieutenant Stephen Borchers and Detective Billy Milan of the Queens Homicide Squad under the supervision of Lieutenant John Perdoch More...

Seek Faster Pace For Newtown Creek Oil Spill Cleanup

Declaring that not enough has been done to monitor the huge 1950 oil spill into Newtown Creek and reverse its impact, three lawmakers on Monday called for more aggressive steps to clean up the creek. More...

Join In Library Foundation Revels

The festivities at the sixth annual Queens Library Foundation Dinner-Dance October 4, at which Steve Chen, Crystal Window and Door Systems executive vice president and Maria Grasso, Flushing Savings Bank executive vice president, were honored, brough More...

Christ the King H.S. Welcomes Parents, Principal

The board of trustees, administration and faculty at Christ the King Regional H.S. recently held two parent teacher nights on September 21. More...

On the brief side...

Crowley Announces Scholarship Winners Three high school students from Congressmember Joseph Crowley's Queens/Bronx district have been awarded Best Buy Children's Foundation scholarships, the lawmaker announced. More...

Anthony Suraci, Republican Standout, Dies

Anthony Suraci, long-time community and political activist from the Long Island City/Sunnyside area, died September 29, 2006 in Smithtown, New York, after a long bout with Alzheimer's Disease. Funeral services were held at St. More...

Howard E. Corrigan

Born and raised in Astoria, Howard E. Corrigan, son of Miriam and Howard, was born October 30, 1951, and died October 4, 2006. More...

Gioia Pours As Starbucks Opens In Sunnyside

C ity Councilmember Eric Gioia, joined by Starbucks Store Manager More...

First Central Savings Hails Italian Heritage Day

First Central Savings Bank honored Italian Heritage Day by hosting an event at its 35-01 30th Ave., Astoria office. Columbus Day artworks by students at Most Precious Blood School were displayed and Nat Carbo of Ciao! More...

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