November 1, 2006 RSS feed / Features

Blackout Hearings Touch Raw Nerves

A second round of public hearings into Con Ed's Long Island City electricity network failure in July has begun, but it appears it will be quite a while longer before blame is levied for the nine-day catastrophe. More...

Chamber Told Daytime Foot Patrols Added In Sunnyside

The October luncheon meeting of the Sunnyside Chamber of Commerce, at Dazies Restaurant on Queens Boulevard, featured informational addresses by two persons whose remarks enhanced the news coming from recent meetings of their own organizations. More...

Boro's Dem Machine Will Roll On Tuesday

The balloting for Queens state legislative positions in next Tuesday's elections promises to be another bonanza of victories for the borough's Democratic organization. More...

Crowley, Maloney Seen As Easy Winners On Tuesday

Congressmembers Joseph Crowley and Carolyn Maloney seem assured of winning re-election next Tuesday-and of being present for any dramatic changes in January when Congress convenes, since there's a strong possibility that Democrats can take control of More...

How's That Again?

A glance at the sign for a Presidential - Assembly seat campaign 10 years back still adorning the building that houses Cronin & Phelan's at 38-14 Broadway might inspire thoughts of d More...

Queens' Ghosts Are Here All Year Round

Halloween haunts lie hidden throughout Queens. More...

Plans Aired At Boro Cabinet

More than a third of all new classroom seats needed to relieve overcrowding in New York City public schools are in Queens. Moreover, Queens libraries are the busiest citywide. More...

MetroCard Bus/Vans Come To Queens

MTA MetroCard buses and vans will make scheduled stops in Queens during the month of November 2006. More...

Marathon Numbers Include More Than Running Times

It takes more than a good pair of Nikes to run a marathon. More...

Five Boroughs, Five Dutch Days Beginning November 15

House A celebration marking past and present Dutch arts and More...

Top Cops: Be Careful When Shooting Subway Flashers

Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly recently issued a statement warning straphangers to use extreme caution when trying to catch subway flashers on cell phone cameras. More...

Police Hold 3 Recruitment Drives Every Year

How would you like to track down and nab a crime suspect? Or find a missing child? Interrogate crime suspects? Work crowd control at concerts, protests or parades-or safeguard U.S. shores against terrorism? More...

Power Outage Still Strikes Sparks

More than three months after the power went out last July, residents still have questions concerning the official response to that crisis. More...

Commerce Bank Offers $225 K+ In Scholarships

Commerce Bank (NYSE: CBH) is searching for 225 community service-oriented high school seniors for the Commerce Bank American Dream Scholarship program, which awards $225,000 annually to local graduating seniors who both achieve academic excellence an More...

T H E p u l p i t

Astoria Center of Israel: Nov. 15, Wednesday, 7:30 p.m. "Yuval and the Seraphim", $5 payable at the door. More...

Hevesi Problem Might Trim Dem Landslide

As this year's election season opened, a perception reigned that this would be a dull campaign since a Democratic landslide was forecast, with an expectation that the Dems would win every statewide office for the first time in 40 years. More...

Minor Party Candidates Crowd Top Of Ticket

Other candidates running for governor are Malachy McCourt, paired with Alison Duncan on the Green Party line; John Clifton and Donald Dieberger, Libertarian; Jimmy McMillan, Rent Is Too High Party, and Maura DeLuca and Ben O'Shaughnessy, Socialist Wo More...

7 Supreme Ct. Judges Up For Election On Tuesday

Seven new state Supreme Court Justices will stand for election on Tuesday for 14-year terms. All are expected to be Democratic Party-endorsed candidates. More...

SJU Greek Evening Highlights Scholarship And Cuisine

College students take the lead in social change. They initiate More...

Board 7 Approves Queensboro Hill Rezoning

Continuing action designed to prevent multifamily and attached residential development in primarily one- and two-family-zoned neighborhoods within its boundaries, Community Board 7 has unanimously approved the rezoning of Queensboro Hill. More...

Longtime Friendship Celebrated

A friendship of many years was celebrated in a special blessing ceremony at New York Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing, 26- 13 21st St., Astoria, on September 20. More...

Queens Bees Buzz

Bill Huisman, director of the Aviation Development Council (ADC) presented the Queens Botanical Garden (QBG) with a check in the amount of $5,000 to support their Bee Garden. More...

Two-Way Traffic Resumes On Steinway St. Bridge

North- and southbound traffic on the Steinway Street Bridge over the Grand Central Parkway was to resume on or before yesterday, October 31, the city Department of Transportation announced. More...

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