February 21, 2007 RSS feed / Features

Red Cross Official Speaks To Sunnyside Chamber

Making her way through the community boards and civic groups of Queens, Joan Foley of the New York chapter of the American Red Cross arrived at Dazies Restaurant in mid-February, dispensing information about her organization's recent plans and More...

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Gianaris: Notify Parents Of School Bedbug Problems Assemblymember Michael Gianaris (D- Astoria) has filed a bill mandating that all parents with children attending bedbug infested public schools must be notified of that fact and must be provided wi More...

Immigrant- Run Businesses Flourish

"Our businesses are top notch," Borough President Helen Marshall said at a joint meeting of the Borough Cabinet and th Queens Chamber of Commerce last week at the LaGuardia Marriott. More...

Commerce Bank Mural Depicts Corona History

Banking customers who enter the Commerce Bank location at 94-15 Northern Blvd., Jackson Heights will discover a bit of the area's history in a large, colorful wall mural. More...

Artist Honored At Queens Blvd. Facility

Queens Boulevard Extended Care Facility hosted a reception to honor James Keane Sr., a resident since June, 2002, on Tuesday, January 30 on the occasion of Keane's becoming a winner in the Visiting Nurse Service of New York 2007 Patient Art Calendar More...

Argonaftes Association Holds Jewish Memorial

The winter of 2007 is providing culture to all. Exciting programs are presented to the community through the support of Greek-American societies/ There is rebirth. More...

12 Presidents Who Are Not On Mount Rushmore

Part one of a three part series

We all know the basic facts concerning famous presidents like George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Abraham Lincoln and Teddy Roosevelt. What about the lives of our lesserknown presidents? More...

Town Hall Looks At NYPD Training, Pay

Last December, less than a month after five police officers fired 50 shots into a car outside a Jamaica strip club killing Sean Bell and wounding two other men, City Council Speaker Christine Quinn announced the council would hold a series of town h More...

MTA Zaps Pigeons

A contractor, hired by the Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA), recently installed "Bird-B-Gone" equipment on overhanging edges at the 52nd Street station in Woodside and the 103rd Street station in Corona on the Number 7 line, an agency spokespers More...

Push For More Anti-Terror Funds

Continuing the fight for more dollars for New York City and state to build an effective anti-terror defense and to assure a fairer distribution of funds for these purposes, local lawmakers have introduced bipartisan legislation to establish that the More...

Relief For Small Businesses From Washington, Albany

Small business tax breaks to encourage development of new jobs are addressed in separate legislative packages proposed by Congressmember Joseph Crowley and state Senator Frank Padavan. More...

Lawmakers Commend SJU Drinking Prevention Program

Noting the heavy price paid throughout the United States for youths involved in deadly alcohol related accidents Assemblymember Rory Lancman and City Councilmember James Gennaro awarded citations last week to St. More...

Vallone Signs Books At Seaburn

Former City Council Speaker Peter Vallone Sr.'s memoir of his life and career in New York City politics was the center of attention at a book-signing event at Seaburn Book Store on Broadway in Long Island City last Thursday at 7 p.m. More...

The Pulpit

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Search Warrants Bring Valentine's Day 'Heartache'

"Operation Heartache" was true to its name February 14 for the subjects of three search warrants. More...

Padavan Honors Eagle Scouts

Senator Frank Padavan (Queens) presented new Eagle Scouts of Boy Scout Troop 1 with the Senate Medal of Achievement and a Certificate of Merit upon their becoming Eagle Scouts. Pictured from (l. to r. More...

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