February 7, 2007 RSS feed / Features

Rudy Vs. Hillary Gets Closer

Rudy vs. Hillary in 2008? The possibility of this titanic political clash of the ages became more of a reality this past Monday when America's Mayor filed a statement of candidacy with the Federal Election Commission. More...

114th Police Precinct Blotter Highlights

Both ends of the age spectrum were represented in arrests recorded at the 114th Precinct. More...

Lawmakers Blast Budget Cuts For NYC From Washington, Albany

New York City has been taking it on the chin in the past several days, first as Governor Eliot Spitzer and then President George W. Bush dealt the city crushing blows in the budget proposals issued by the two officials. More...

Georgios Spanos Is Big East Soccer Champion

The 2006 sports covers of local New York newspapers show a young champion soccer player in a spectacular soccer pose. Georgios Spanos, known for his steadfast defense, dominated the 2006 collegiate sport. More...

Correction Officer Civil Service Exam Scheduled

State Senator George Onorato (D-Long Island City) announced on Wednesday, January 31 that a civil service examination for those interested in becoming New York State correction officers will be held on April 14 with an exam filing deadline of Februa More...

Crowley Helps Uninsured Get Access To Medications

Some Queens residents who do not have healthcare insurance or do not have adequate coverage, got a helping hand on Monday from Congressmember Joseph Crowley The Elmhurst lawmaker arranged for the "Help Is Here Express" to come to Elmhurst Hospital More...

Out & About The Neighborhood

Queens AARP: The Queens Association for the Advancement of Retired Persons (AARP) chorus is looking for new members to perform at nursing homes, AARP Chapters, assisted living and other selected places, call 718.523.1330 and vocalize in the borough. More...

LIC YMCA Standings As Of Feb. 5

Men's Winter Basketball League                                     More...

Borough Blotter

102nd Precinct (Kew Gardens, Kew Gardens Hills) A 38-year-old Queens man is facing time in the cooler after cops nabbed him leaving a Kew Gardens deli through an air conditioner casing. More...

St. Francis Of Assisi School Opens New Science Lab

Catholic Schools Week at St. Francis of Assisi School in Astoria was the occasion for a celebratory Mass, honoring a graduate and the blessing of a new science laboratory classroom, which officially opened on Friday, February 2. More...

Molten Chocolate Cakes

Makes 6 servings 2 tablespoons plus 3/4 cup (1 1/2 sticks) butter, divided 1 bar (8 ounces) Nestlé Chocolatier 62% Cacao Bittersweet Chocolate Baking Bar, broken into sections 3 large eggs 3 large egg yolks 1/4 cup plus 1 tablespoon gran More...

Saint Valentine's Day

Saint Valentine's Day or Valentine's Day falls on February 14. It is the traditional day on which lovers express their love for each other; sending Valentine's cards, candy, or donations to charities, often anonymously. More...

Pamphlet Warns Of 'Tagging'; Court Negates NYC Graffiti Law

The Second U.S. More...

Onorato To Be Honored By Variety Boys & Girls Club

A special awards ceremony will be held at 7:30 p.m. on February 22 at the Salah M. Hassanein Variety Boys & Girls Club to honor state Senator George Onorato for his commitment to the club and to the children of Queens. More...

Conley Speaks At 108th Precinct Community Council

The January meeting of the 108th Police Precinct Community Council had the usual crime report from Precinct Commander Captain Tom Kavanagh and a Cop of the Month award, this time presented to two patrol officers. More...

New York City Panorama Exhibit Reopens

The largest architectural scale model in the world, the Panorama of New York City, housed at the Queens Museum of Art in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park, was unveiled on Sunday, February 4, after undergoing an extensive updating. More...

St. Demetrios Girl Scouts Greet Maloney

Girl Scouts from St. Demetrios Greek-American School of Astoria greeted Carolyn Maloney (c.) at the Congressmember's recent swearing in ceremony at the Museum of the Moving Image. More...

Con Ed Leaves No St. Gabriel's Children Behind

Terry Bonavolonta of Consolidated Edison reads to the students of Annette Albert's first-grade class at St. Gabriel's School in East Elmhurst. More...

On the brief side...

Maloney Wins Choice Committee Spot The Queens congressional delegation has snared another choice committee assignment, this one going to Congressmember Carolyn Maloney (D- Queens/Manhattan). More...

The Pulpit

Atonement Lutheran: +Feb. 17, Saturday, 7:30 p.m. Wine & cheese. +Apr. 28, Saturday, 7:30 p.m. Square dance. +Sunday workshop services at 10:15 a.m. and Sunday school at 11 a.m., 30-61 87th St., Jackson Heights; 718.639.6074. More...

Boys And Girls Club Holds 'Variety Idol'

This Valentine's Day, February 14 at 6 p.m., the Variety Boys and Girls Club of Queens will sponsor a talent show called Variety Idol featuring children of all ages from the club. More...

Board 2 Approves Sunnyside BID, Some P.S. 1 Additions

The plan to establish a Business Improvement District (BID) in Sunnyside was brought to Community Board 2 for approval at the board's February meeting, and its bearer, John Vogt, president of the Sunnyside Chamber of Commerce, got a friendly recepti More...

Mix It Up With Jenny

Chocolate Desserts for Your Valentine

Chocolate. Just the word on a page makes my mouth water! One of life's blissful pleasures is a mouthful of fragrant, dark and rich, creamy smooth chocolate. More...

Sweet Surrender:

Easy Chocolate Truffles

Named for the earthy, exotic fungi they resemble, chocolate truffles require no hunting, digging or specially trained dogs and they won't break the budget either. More...

Jonas Mekas: The Beauty of Friends Being Together Quartet

Sunday, February 11, 2007 from noon to 6:00 p.m.

The P.S. 1 exhibition is comprised of films and film stills by the celebrated artist. More...

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