October 31, 2007 RSS feed / Features

Nowierski Is Boys & Girls Club President Emeritus

On Thursday, October 18 at the conclusion of the regularly scheduled Salah M. Hassanein Variety Boys and Girls Club of Queens Board of Directors meeting, Board President Thomas J. More...

114th Precinct Puts 'Safety Corridors' Around LIC H.S.

Six recent incidents of robbery involving students on their way home from Long Island City H.S. have been identified as a robbery pattern by police. Between the hour of 3 and 4 p.m., as people leave Long Island City H.S. More...

Magician Kamarr To Appear At Bohemian Hall

Renowned magician Kamarr, veteran of many stage and screen appearances, including David Letterman and the "Today Show" and honored by the Greek Olympics of Magic in Athens in 2005, will perform at Bohemian Hall & Beer Garden on Sunday, November 4 a More...

Nursing Home Artist Loans Work To Onorato

James Keane Sr. presented his awardwinning drawing, "Latin Lady" to state Senator George Onorato at Queens Boulevard Extended Care Facility on Monday, October 29. More...

Centenarian Blasts Civilian Indifference In October 1943

GGet into a conversation with a long-time Queens resident and you're likely to discover a subscriber of the Long Island Star-Journal, a daily paper that informed the community about local and world news until it folded in 1968. More...

The Pulpit

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It's My Park! Day Celebrated Throughout Queens

KISSENA PARK: City Department of Parks & Recreation (DPR) Commissioner Adrian Benepe, City Parks Foundation (CPF) Executive Director David Rivel, Partnerships for Parks Director Jason Schwartz, New York Restoration Project Executive Director Drew More...

Beg Pardon

Through a transcription error, the article, "Board 1 Resolution: No Transients at Westway" by Richard Gentilviso in the Gazette of Oct. 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...

'Dangerous Cough, Cold Drops For Babies Under 2' Still On Some Pharmacy Shelves

Many pharmacies in Jackson Heights, Corona and Elmhurst are still carrying some of the infant cold medicines recalled by drug manufacturers, according to a survey done by state Senator John Sabini's staff and released by him last week. More...

Crystal Window Hosts Taiwan Construction Industry Group

Award-winning manufacturer Crystal Window & Door Systems recently hosted a group of 18 construction industry professionals visiting New York from Kao-Hsiung, Taiwan. More...

Moms Organize Halloween Parade

O n Sunday afternoon October 28, blessed by magnificent sunny weather, more than 100 infants and toddlers, accompanied by their "stay at home" mothers, some with additional family members as well, marched along Ditmars Boulevard in Astoria in the More...

Greek Journalist, Senator Honored At SJU

Nancy Biska was honored at the fifth annual Evening of Greek Culture and Cuisine sponsored by the Modern Greek Language and Literature program at St. John's University on Friday evening, October 12 in Council Hall. More than 200 persons attended. More...

Spring Forward, Fall Back

If you think you lost your mind because your VCR, microwave or other appliances looks like their running an hour fast, that's because those devices already have been changed by their internal programs. Effective November 3 at 2 a.m. More...

Mellow, Vogt Hailed At 4th SCS Art Auction

A number of artworks were sold this year at the fourth annual Sunnyside Community Services Benefit Art Auction and two local figures were honored: Gail Mellow, president of LaGuardia Community College, and John Vogt, current president of the Sunnys More...

Hunters Point South Will Hold Apartments, Stores

An audience of mainly Hunters Point residents met last week with representatives of the New York City Economic Development Corporation (EDC), the city Department of Housing Preservation and Development and the Department of City Planning in the Cit More...

News Of The Neighborhoods

No. 7 Line Is Growing Straphangers on the No. 7 subway line will soon get more elbow room and will face shorter waits for trains, said a spokesperson for the Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA). More...

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