August 15, 2007 RSS feed / Features

Crystal Window Employees Finish LaG CC Service Course

Thirteen Crystal Window & Door Systems staff members recently completed a course on customer service offered by LaGuardia Community College (LaG CC). More...

P.S. 112 Visits State Capitol

Students from a 5th grade class at P.S. 112, Dutch Kills, visited the state capitol in Albany on May 2, on a trip sponsored by Assemblymember Margaret Markey. More...

Police Seek Sex Assault Suspect, Pols Offer Reward

A woman was sexually assaulted and robbed shortly after 11 p.m. on Sunday, August 12 in an alley off 26th Street near Ditmars Boulevard. More...

Gennaro Joins Magic Show At Briarwood Library

L. to r): Mark Haken, Friends of Cunningham Park president, and City Councilmember James F. More...

Mosquito Spraying By Truck, Copter Due This Week

The Health Department will spray from trucks in Queensborough Hill, Flushing, Corona and Kew Gardens Hills on the night of Wednesday, August 15 between the hours of 8 p.m. and 6 a.m. the following morning, weather permitting. More...

The Pulpit

Atonement Lutheran: • Saturday, Aug. 25, 7: 30 p.m., Square Dance • Saturday, Sept. More...

As Temperatures Go Up, Zoo Animals Cool Down

Summer in the city may be a scorcher for some, but not for the animals at the Wildlife Conservation Society's Queens Zoo. With shade trees, misters and chill pools, the animals can keep their "zoo" cool. More...

Long Island City YMCA League Standings

As Of Aug. 13, 20007

LIC YMCA Youth All-Stars Baseball League Bantam Division Novice Division LIC YMCA Co-ed Softball League Standings LIC YMCA Men's Spring Basketball League A Division B Division More...

'City's Falling Apart- Fix It,' Say Lawmakers

Citing a series of infrastructure debacles in New York City that have created dangerous conditions and disrupted normal activities, city officials have appealed to Mayor Michael Bloomberg to take immediate steps to address the city's mounting infra More...

2-Year-Old Dies In Sunnyside Fire

A fire in an apartment at 47-26 49th St., Sunnyside last Thursday took the life of a two-year-old child and injured four adults, including one firefighter. More...

Kids, Teachers Say Thanks

Councilmember Peter F. Vallone Jr. recently attended the Sports and Arts in Schools Foundation's Summer Camp program, held most mornings at P.S. 234, 30-15 29th St. More...

Mr. Met In 'Hall Of Fame' Bid

Mr. Met is rounding third in a battle to score a trophy of his own- and he needs fans' help to clinch the title. The big-headed baseball mascot of Queens' Boys of Summer was recently nominated for a spot in the Mascot Hall of Fame. More...

Borough-Wide Blotter

109th Precinct Cops Seize Flushing Arsenal Cops responding to a 911 call of a domestic dispute between a brother and sister on August 9 seized a massive cache of guns, swords, other weapons and ammunition, authorities said. More...

Steinway Reformed Church Hosts Mission Group

Members of the congregation of Steinway Reformed Church, the congregation of the Shin Poong Korean Methodist Church, which shares the church building at 41st Street and Ditmars Boulevard, More...

News Of The Neighborhoods

Lights Out In Flushing A malfunction in overhead power lines left nearly 1,000 Con Edison customers in the dark for about 90 minutes on August 7. Con Ed spokesperson Chris Olert said power went out at about 1:52 p.m. More...

CALDC Children's Series Concert Rescheduled

The final show of the "Summer Fun" Children's Series presented by the Central Astoria Local Development Coalition (CALDC), originally scheduled for August 8, has been rescheduled for 10:30 a.m. More...

Mets Hail Glavine's 300th Pitching Victory

On Sunday July 29, 2007, Tom Glavine of the New York Mets became the 22nd pitcher in Major League history to win 300 games. More...

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