April 18, 2007 RSS feed / Features

114th Precinct Blotter Highlights

Sunday, April 15: + A 29-year-old Hispanic male was charged with criminal mischief, assault and harassment after he punched a victim in the face and broke the victim's property at Ditmars Boulevard and 28th Street. More...

2007 Scott Joplin Concert Set For May 12

I n the early 1900s, rag time was the rage in America and its leader was African American composer Scott Joplin. More...

Astoria Man Is $105 Million Lottery Winner

On Friday April 13, officials of the New York Lottery and their Queens Lottery partners, the New York Mets, announced the winner of the recent New York State Mega Millions at a ceremony at Shea Stadium attended by Mr. More...

Neighborhood Briefs Phony Inspectors Prey On Senior In Elmhurst

Detectives at the 110th Police Precinct are seeking help from the public to identify and locate two men who posed as city water inspectors and robbed an 84-yearold Elmhurst resident on March 16. More...

Greek Independence Parade Rescheduled For April 22

In response to Mayor Michael Bloomberg's request for organizations to curtail outdoor activities because of the high winds and storm conditions, unprecedented for 20 years, that beset New York City on Sunday April 15, and in response to the many sch More...

12-Story Hotel Rises In Dutch Kills

There will be room at the inn later this year for travelers passing through the Dutch Kills community in Long Island City. More...

92nd Armenian Genocide Anniversary Commemorated

April 24, 2007 marks the 92nd anniversary of the Armenian Genocide. On Sunday, April 22 from 2 to 4 p.m. More...

T H E p ul pi t

All Saints: +Apr. 21, Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Rummage sale, great bargains, reasonably priced refreshments, 43-12 46th St., Sunnyside; 718.729.8523. **** Atonement Lutheran: +Apr. 28, Saturday, 7:30 p.m. Square Dance. More...

Borough-Wide Blotter

105th Precinct Criminal Deposits Judge's Check A 32-year-old Queens Village man was charged on April 14 with depositing a federal judge's paycheck into his own bank account, authorities said. More...

On The Brief Sideā€¦

GALLAGHER, LIU RAKE ACCESS-A-RIDE: City Councilmembers Dennis Gallagher (R-Middle Village) and John Liu (D-Flushing) met last Tuesday with members of the Maspeth Self-Help Senior Center, Donna DelCielo, center executive director, and Miriam Burns, More...

Longtime Gazette Mail Carrier Retires

Mail Carrier Mike Tappy retired Friday, March 30 after a 37-year career with the United States Postal Service. The Gazette held a retirement party for him at the newspaper's offices; his wife, daughter and grandson attended. More...

Mets Fan Should 'Step Up To The Plate'

Ellen Massey, the Manhattan lawyer who was injured when an allegedly drunken Met fan fell on her during the April 9 Mets opening game, is demanding that team officials put a cap on beer consumption in the stands. More...

Brown Brings Good News On Crime To Board 2

Queens District Attorney Richard Brown's latest informational tour led him to the April meeting of Community Board 2 two days after his appearance at the Sunnyside Chamber of Commerce April luncheon. More...

Commerce Bank Opens Branch With Donations

In keeping with Commerce Bank's long-time spirit of community support, the bank marked the opening of its newest Queens location with donations to several local nonprofit organizations. More...

'Ol' Blue Eyes' Gets Hoisted In L.I.C.

The Frank Sinatra School of the Arts was founded in 2001 by the singer Tony Bennett, to honor his good friend Frank Sinatra. More...

4 Elected Officials Visit Bd. 7

It's not uncommon for one or even two state or local representatives to stop in at a community board meeting and speak. More...

Son Plans Mom's Easter 'Hit'

According to prosecutors, Joseph Salvio a 30-year-old Astoria man who was scheduled for release after serving four months on Rikers Island for possession of an illegal substance was arrested again last week for hiring a hit man on Good Friday to mur More...

New Developments Sprout In Queens

Neighborhoods throughout Long Island City are undergoing major facelifts, with new luxury rental units taking the place of former commercial properties and long-vacant lots. More...

LIC VFW Post 2348 Celebrates 75th Anniversary

Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2348, Long Island City, recently received a citation from VFW headquarters honoring the post on its 75th anniversary. At Post 2348 headquarters, 31-35 41st St. More...

1st Central Savings Bank Celebrates 8th Anniversary

On April 3, 2007, First Central Savings Bank celebrated its eighth anniversary at Page One Restaurant in Glen Cove. Present at the celebration were President, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board Joseph Pistilli, Vice Chairman Louis J. More...

Brown Appoints Eight New ADAs

Queens District Attorney Richard A. Brown announced today the appointment of eight Assistant District Attorneys. The new prosecutors were sworn-in at a ceremony in the District Attorney's Office. More...

Dorota Jurczak And Abel Auer:

The Slimy Trail of Slug and Snail

P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center presents The Slimy Trail of Slug and Snail, the first exhibition in a New York museum by Hamburg-based artists and collaborators Dorota Jurczak and Abel Auer. This exhibition is organized by P.S.1 Director Alanna Heiss. More...

Storm Wallops NY

Waves of water and 50 mph winds dumped more than 5-inches of rain on local streets and pelted the runways at La Guardia and John F. More...

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