September 26, 2007 RSS feed / Features

Mr. G Visits Atlantic Bank

Local television weather forecaster Irv "Mr. G" Gikofsky joined in Atlantic Bank's Customer Appreciation Celebration at the Atlantic Bank branch at 28-07 Steinway St. More...

Volunteers Help Beautify Most Precious Blood

On several successive Saturday mornings, volunteers have been painting the fence enclosing Most Precious Blood Roman Catholic Church, 32-23 36th St, Long Island City. More...

P.S. 85 Students Celebrate New Playground

Students in kindergarten through fifth grade at P.S. 85, the Judge Charles J. Vallone School, Astoria, last Wednesday, September 19, celebrated the opening of a new community playground that they designed. More...

Gennaro, Gioia Charge DoE Knowingly Leased H.S. On Toxic Land

Declaring that he was "extremely alarmed and disturbed" that Information Technology H.S. More...

Silver Pond Restaurant Closes After 25 Years

Silver Pond Seafood Chinese Restaurant served their last dim sum on Sunday, September 16. More...

St. Joseph's R.C. Church Holds 3rd Annual Carnival

St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church, 43-19 30th Ave., Astoria, held its third annual parish carnival September 20 through 23. The festivities were held in honor of St. More...

Bowne House Restoration Underway

The oldest house in Queens County is about to undergo a much-anticipated facelift. Trustees of the Bowne House Historical Society last week unveiled plans for a $2. More...

Congestion Pricing Could Bring More Parking To Bd. 1

For decades, Community Board 1 has sought parking over the Grand Central Parkway near 31st Street as one of its budget priorities. More...

House Passes Bill To Help Struggling Homeowners Cope With Mortgage Crisis

Recently enacted legislation intended to remedy the present home ownership crisis in the United States will help struggling homeowners to refinance their mortgages to more affordable government-backed loans which will help them to remain in their h More...

Buckeye Pipeline Fuels City, Airports

Most people in Queens, most New Yorkers in fact, have no idea what the Buckeye pipeline is. But after four men were arrested last June for allegedly planning to attack fuel tanks and an underground pipeline at John F. More...

Astoria/LIC Kiwanis Honors Three For Service

The Kiwanis Club of Astoria/Long Island City held its annual cocktail party and awards event on Thursday, September 20 at Riccardo's By the Bridge. More...

Propose Commission To Review Condition Of City's Infrastructure

Recent power blackouts, the steam pipe explosion in mid-Manhattan, and massive subway flooding have led lawmakers to propose the formation of a commission to review and issue an annual report card on the city's infrastructure needs. More...

Astoria/LIC K of C Names Serao Man of the Year

Michael Serao, Commerce Bank operations manager and since 2006 a director of the Astoria Civic Association, was recently presented the 2007 Man of the Year Service Award by the Astoria/Long Island City More...

UCCA Candlelight 9/11 Memorial Service Held

The sixth annual Candlelight Memorial Ceremony for the victims of the Sept. More...

The Pulpit

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Padavan, Civics Oppose Best Buy Outlet In Douglaston Mall

Appearing again before the Board of Standards and Appeals last week, state Senator Frank Padavan reiterated his opposition to a request by a major consumer electronic chain for a variance to permit it to move into the Douglaston Plaza shopping cent More...

Saint Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church Festival To Be Held

The Greek Orthodox Shrine Church of St. Nicholas, 196-10 Northern Blvd., Flushing, will hold their annual Greek Festival Thursday, October 4 through Sunday, October 7. More...

Maloney Helps Award $400K Senior Housing Grant

On Monday, September 24, Congressmember Carolyn B. Maloney helped award a $400,000 affordable housing grant to HANAC, Inc., to help fund the construction of the 183-unit George T. Douris Tower, a senior housing development in Astoria. More...

Gioia, CUNY Help Put Immigrants On Path To U.S. Citizenship

City Councilmember Eric Gioia and a specially designed project offered by the City University of New York (CUNY) together are aiding immigrants who may need special assistance to become United States citizens. More...

'Losing City We Love' Planner Tells Dutch Kills Civic Assn.

...While the price of everything, including housing, health care and energy, is going up, income for a good part of the working and middle classes is falling...

As it resumed its schedule after the summer, the Dutch Kills Civic Association welcomed Melissa Katz of the Pratt Center for Community Development as a speaker. Katz presented the group meeting in St. More...

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