February 28, 2007 RSS feed / Features

12 Presidents Who Are Not On Mount Rushmore

Part two of a three part series. The Hardest Working President: James K. Polk (1845-1849) James Polk is the only Speaker of the House of Representatives to become president. More...

SBA Lends $624M+ To NYC Businesses

As icons of corporate success, Intel, Apple, Nike, Ben & Jerry's, Federal Express and Staples share something else in common. They all once received assistance from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). More...

Borough-Wide Blotter

112th Precinct Phony Cop Busted A 51-year-old city employee was arrested on February 21 and charged with pretending to be a cop when threatening his Queens neighbor, authorities said. More...

Seek Signers' Kin

It's official- the Flushing Remonstrance is coming home to Queens for a 350th anniversary celebration, marking the signing of the document that guaranteed religious freedom in the New World. More...

Jazz Saxophonist Speaks At Bd. 3 Meeting

The February meeting of Community Board 3 had a smaller load of contentious or celebratory issues than its January counterpart. It was held at its usual site, I.S. More...

Welcome Mat Out At Ridgewood S.C.

Governor Eliot Spitzer has proposed amendments to his first budget, which was submitted to the state legislature about three weeks ago. More...

2007 Garvin Award Recipient

Queens District Attorney Richard A. More...

Plead For Extension Of Healthcare Training Centers

Congressmember Joseph Crowley has called upon federal health officials to extend funding for programs that train healthcare professionals and open up opportunities for all people in this field. More...

Tuller Leaves Queens For Manhattan South

New York City Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly has appointed Assistant Chief James Tuller Borough Commander of Patrol Borough Manhattan South. Tuller previously served as Borough Commander of Patrol Borough Queens North for seven and a half years. More...

114th Pct. Blotter Highlights:

Burglar Falls Asleep In Mid-Robbery

A burglar found that falling asleep on the job is a bad idea on Sunday, February 25. More...

Ridgewood Savings Bank Opens Bayside Branch

Ridgewood Savings Bank announced on February 14 the opening of a new full-service branch in the Baybridge Commons Shopping Center. Located at 208-24 Cross Island Pkwy., this new location is the bank's 10th branch in Queens. More...

Growing An Earth-Friendly Lawn

(NAPSA)-If you want a lush lawn, stop killing your weeds-crowd them out, instead. More...

Neighborhoods News

Add Murder To Club Crackdown List Mayor Michael Bloomberg wants to change the city's nuisance abatement laws to allow cops to shut down clubs based on charges of murder or assault. More...

T H E p p i t

Atonement Lutheran: +Apr. 28, Saturday, 7:30 p.m. Square dance. +Sunday worship services in English at 10:15 a.m. and Sunday school at 11 a.m. +Sunday worship service in Spanish, noon. More...

Golden Gloves At Variety

The Golden Gloves came back to Variety Boys and Girls Club on a night in late February when state Senator George Onorato was also honored for nearly a quarter-century of representation in the 12th senate district. More...

Weiner Makes Move In 2009 Mayor's Race

Following the pattern set by presidential candidates who are gearing up for an election that's almost two years away, Congressmember Anthony Weiner filed campaign papers with the state Board of Elections last week, setting up a "Weiner '09" committe More...

Expect C.C. To Pass Moratorium On 'N'-Word

The City Council is expected to pass a resolution today, the last day of Black History Month, that will call for a moratorium on the use of the n-word in New York City. More...

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