April 25, 2007 RSS feed / Features

Vallone Celebrates Greek Independence Day

In recognition of New York's large Greek- American community, Councilmember Peter F. More...

114th Pct. Undercover Cops Make 5 Prostitution Arrests

On Friday, April 13, at a location chosen based on its history of being a problematic area, a Losing Proposition operation was conducted utilizing undercover trained officers. Five arrests for soliciting a prostitute were effected. More...

Borough-Wide Blotter

108th Precinct Counterfeiters Bagged Police arrested a father and son team for peddling counterfeit designer handbags and wallets at a Sunnyside Street Festival on April 14. More...

Sears Honored At EHC 50th Anniversary Gala

City Councilmember Leroy Comrie presented a City Council Proclamation to Councilmember Helen Sears at the celebration of Elmhurst Hospital Center's 50th anniversary at Terrace on the Park on Thursday, April 12. More...

Fair Housing Month Celebrated

"The Commission on Human Rights cares, so law-breakers, beware," said Robert Tilley. More...

1917 U.S. Entry Into WWI Commemorated

The 90th anniversary of the United States' entry into World War I was observed Saturday morning, April 14, when members of the Woodside Civic Association and military veterans' groups, along with political figures and local citizens, gathered in Dou More...

Sunnyside Chamber Hears From Brown, Pizzuti

Queens District Attorney Richard Brown told the April luncheon audience of the Sunnyside Chamber of Commerce that he had just returned from a vacation spent fishing in Florida, an interlude he sought in the wake of the grand jury's indictments in th More...

Queens Pans Mayor's 'Congestion' Plan

Mayor Michael Bloomberg's environmentfriendly plan to discourage drivers from coming into Manhattan and reduce pollution ran into a wall of opposition from Queens, manly because it would victimize the borough's commuters who suffer from poor public More...

Gianaris' Bedbug Legislation Is Out Of Committee

Legislation by Assemblymember Michael Gianaris (D-Astoria) requiring notice of bedbug infestations to all parents at an affected school took a step towards becoming a law last week when it was reported favorably from the Assembly Education Committee More...

Monserrate Opens District Office In East Elmhurst

(L. to r.): Assemblymember Jose Peralta, the Rev. Gilbert Pickett from Mt. Horeb Baptist Church, City Councilmember Hiram Monserrate, Phillip Goldfeder from the Mayor's Community Assistance Unit, More...

Local Pols March In Greek Independence Day Parade

City Councilmember Peter F. Vallone Jr. More...

First Queens Green Awards Presented

The first Queens Green Awards were presented to four individuals considered outstanding leaders in environmental conservation in the borough on Monday April 23 by City Councilmember James Gennaro. Dorothy Lewandowski (second from l. More...

Onorato Hails PSC Prudence Investigation Decision

Senator George Onorato (D-Long Island City) last Thursday expressed great pleasure at the April 18 decision by the New York State Public Service Commission (PSC) to move forward with a prudence investigation into the events resulting in the July 200 More...

Parents As Partners Helps Parents Help Kids

T he second annual School District 30 Parents as Partners Conference was held on Saturday, April 21 from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at P.S. 11 on Skillman Avenue in Woodside. More...

Vols Needed Apr. 28 To Build Kids Playground

JetBlue Airways, KaBOOM!, and Variety Boys & Girls Club of Queens (VB&G) have joined together to build a Playworld™ Systems playground at VB&G in Long Island City. Build Day is Saturday, April 28 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. More...

The Pulpit

Atonement Lutheran: +Apr. 28, Saturday, 7:30 p.m. Square Dance. +Sunday worship services in English at 10:15 a.m. More...

Crowley Meets With British P.M.

Congressmember Joseph Crowley (D-Queens/The Bronx) recently met with British Prime Minister Tony Blair (r.) at Blair's official London residence, 10 Downing Street, during a recent visit of a Congressional delegation to Ireland and England on More...

Big Apple Circus Holds Outreach Project Benefit Performance

The Big Apple Circus will dedicate one of its upcoming Queens performances of "Sweep Your Family Away to a Bygone World" to Outreach Project, with proceeds to benefit domestic violence training and counseling services. More...

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