October 10, 2007 RSS feed / Features

Despite Brooklyn Tornado, August Storm Damaged Queens Most

A month after President George W. More...

Garden School Holds Merit Scholarship Exam

On Saturday, November 17, more than 100 students will converge on Garden School in Jackson Heights for the school's annual Merit Scholarship examination. More...

Solomon Schechter School Holds Open House

The Solomon Schechter School of Queens will hold an Open House on Sunday, November 4, at 10 a.m. Children are welcome. Activities and snacks will be provided. More...

Parking Lots To Be Landscaped Per Planning Dept.

Seeking to help Mayor Michael Bloomberg's effort to bring cleaner air to the city by planting more trees, the Department of City Planning (DCP) has announced all future commercial or community facility developments with open parking areas of at lea More...

Decoy Operation Nets 10 For Alcohol Sales To Minors

Six men and four women who own and/or work at various bodegas and corner stores in the 114th Precinct were charged with having unlawful dealings with a child and engaging in the prohibited sale of alcohol to a minor after police conducted decoy ope More...

Curtains Up On New QTIP Season

Queens Theatre In The Park (QTIP) was: "Created from a multitude of languages, rich cultures and diverse neighborhoods, we are one community when the curtain goes up at Queens Theatre in the Park!" Jeffrey Rosenstock, executive director said. More...

The Pulpit

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Gennaro Says City's DEP Will Take On-Site Look At Sewer Problems

At a City Hall hearing on Monday, September 24th on the recent flooding in areas of Queens, City Councilmember James Gennaro extracted a commitment from city environmental officials that "will surely result in solutions". More...

Borough-Wide Blotter

105th Precinct Internet Dating Led To Sexual Assault Police arrested a 32-year-old registered sex offender on October 3 after he used the Internet to lure an Indianapolis woman to his Holliswood apartment, where he raped and assaulted her for More...

'Flood Task Force' Long Overdue

Queens homeowners and residents applauded the city's decision to create a multi-agency task force to develop a plan to keep flood-prone neighborhoods above water during rainstorms. More...

Gioia Honors Hero Cabbie For Aiding In Arrest Of Violent Felon

At about 5 a.m. on Friday, September 28, Adil Aboussalham, who drives a yellow cab for a living, was driving up First Avenue between 10th and 11th Streets in Manhattan when he saw a man beating a woman severely. More...

Crowley Urges Board 2 To File Storm Damage Claims

Congressmember Joseph Crowley brought a flooding update to the October meeting of Community Board 2, alerting those who hadn't yet heard about it of the damage the August 8 rainstorm did to the Winfield section of Woodside. More...

5 Outstanding Principals To Be Honored By Time Warner

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MPB School Celebrates 50 Years

Most Precious Blood School is celebrating its golden anniversary this year. For 50 years, the school has served as a source of educational and spiritual guidance for the community and its members. More...

On the brief side...

Fed OK's Spitzer's Food Stamp Effort The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) acceding to a request by Governor Eliot Spitzer, has expanded access to the Food Stamp program for low-income families in New York, the governor announced. More...

Armenian, Arab & Bukharan Folk Music Concert Set

The Anthropology Museum of the People of New York and the Armenian Cultural Educational Resource Center Gallery at Queens College invite the public to join them for an evening of music presented by the World Music Institute at NYU Skirball Center o More...

Vallone For New York Fundraiser Brings In $

Hundreds of people flocked to the Bohemian Hall and Beer Garden in Astoria on Tuesday, October 2 to honor the up-and-coming political career of City Councilmember Peter F. Vallone Jr. More...

MTA Promises To Stop Queens Subway Flood Chaos

Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) officials are vowing to help Queens straphangers get from here to there during the next heavy rainstorm. More...

St. Nicholas Church Holds 2007 Greek Festival

The congregation of the Greek Orthodox Shrine Church of St. Nicholas in 1971 was the first community organization to sponsor an ethnic festival in the New York metropolitan area. In 36 years, the St. More...

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