November 28, 2007 RSS feed / Features

EHC Staff Holds Turkey Drive For Patients And Families

Elmhurst Hospital Center Engineering and Maintenance staff organized a Thanksgiving Turkey Drive for families in need of a Thanksgiving meal. More...

Chris Hwang Is Commerce Bank Commercial Loan VP

Commerce Bank (NYSE: CBH), "America's Most Convenient Bank", recently named Chris Hwang vice president and team leader, commercial lending. More...

Christ The King Students Assist With Blood Drive

On Saturday, November 17, Our Lady of Hope Church in Middle Village sponsored a blood drive with Long Island Blood Services. Christ the King Regional H.S. Faculty Member Linda Helldorfer, moderator of the Christ the King Regional H.S. More...

Civilian Complaint Board Explains Process

Since 1993, the New York City Civilian Complaint Review Board (CCRB) has had jurisdiction to investigate and mediate misconduct complaints made against New York Police Department officers. More...

The Chios Massacre Of 1822

IIn 1821, much of Greece revolted against the Ottoman Empire. The island of Chios did not join the uprising. More...

HELPING HAND ON THANKSGIVING:

As part of their celebration of Thanksgiving Day, Councilmember Hiram Monserrate, Assemblymember Jose Peralta and Corona-area businessmen fulfilled their promise to the victims of Hurricane Noel in the Dominican Republic by shipping $5,000 worth of More...

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Gianaris, Onorato Join In Thanksgiving Feast: Assemblymember Michael Gianaris (standing) and state Senator George Onorato (seated at Gianaris' l.) helped provide hot meals to hundreds of Astoria residents at the Greek American Homeowners Association More...

Holiday Shoppers Face Fewer Trees, Higher Prices

If you have hopes of hanging your Christmas baubles on a live Fraser fir tree this year, head to your local shop or supplier as soon as possible, experts said. More...

Greek Ship May Sail To New York

A replica of the Greek "ship that saved democracy" could be headed for dry dock in Astoria next spring. More...

The Pulpit Compiled

Times and dates are subject to change. Please call event All Saints': •Dec. 1, Saturday, 4-7 p.m. Whimsical Winter Tea Party, entertainment, door prizes, raffles, tickets at the door, 43-12 46th St., Sunnyside; 718.784.8031. More...

Free Child Identification Stickers Help Keep Kids Safe

(NAPSA)-In the event of a serious car accident, time is of the essence-especially when children are involved. More...

Five Steps To Getting Your Small Business Online

(NAPSA)-The Internet is such a big part of everyday business that you can't afford to ignore it. Any business adviser will tell you that you've got to be online. One solution is to create a Web site. It doesn't have to be fancy, just appealing. More...

Con Ed Divers Find Boot- Shod Foot In East River

A Con Ed diver vacuuming out an electrical power bay at the utility's Astoria plant on November 21 found a human foot inside a worker's boot, police said. More...

Brucculeri Named Outstanding Fundraiser

More than 700 people attended Philanthropy Day 2007, hosted by the Association for Fundraising Professionals of Long Island (AFPLI), an event which honors people who "truly exemplify the heart and spirit of philanthropy". More...

Bloomberg Offers Support On Vallone's 'Peeping Tom' Bill

City Councilmember Peter Vallone Jr. got a promise of support from the Bloomberg mayoral administration last week for his first-ever legislation to punish Peeping Toms. More...

Parents Wanted At CEC In District 26

The Community Education Council, District 26, currently has three vacancies for interested parents with children attending a District 26 school. More...

Chian Federation Presents 30th Homeric Award

All dignitaries and media are invited to attend a dinner honoring Eugene Rossides, founder and director of American-Hellenic Institute, Inc. and recipient of the Chian Federation 30th Homeric Award. Rossides received his B.A. More...

Deadline For State Trooper Application Is December 1

Major Michael A. Kopy of the New York State Police announced that more than 4,000 qualified applicants from New York City have signed up for the upcoming New York State Trooper exam. Interested applicants must apply before Dec. 1, 2007. More...

Flight 587 Families Share Memories

Teary-eyed relatives, some clutching photos of their loved ones, gathered in Belle Harbor on November 12 to mark the sixth anniversary of the crash of American Airlines Flight 587. The plane crashed at 9:17 a.m. on Nov. More...

Greek American Homeowners Annual Thanksgiving Day Dinner

Maloney Lends A Helping Hand: Congressmember Carolyn Maloney (second from r.) joined members of the Greek American Homeowners Association in serving the group's traditional Thanksgiving Day dinner free to any and all comers at association headquart More...

On the brief side...

Vallone Announces Blood Drive City Councilmember Peter Vallone Jr. (D- Astoria) has announced that the New York Blood Center will hold a blood drive at Mount Sinai Hospital of Queens, 25-10 30th Ave., Astoria this Friday from 8 a.m. More...

Santa Claus Is Coming To Town

SANTA COMES TO STEINWAY STREET NOVEMBER 30 The Central Astoria Local Development Coalition will welcome Santa Claus and Mrs. Claus as they make their first visit to the Astoria area this year on Friday, November 30 at 4 p.m. More...

Korean War Cease-Fire Signed In November 1951

Get 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...

SHAREing & CAREing Holds Auction, Gives Awards

SHAREing & CAREing, the only community nonprofit organization to provide grassroots support services to breast and ovarian cancer patients and their families through counseling, educational forums and advocacy services in Queens and throughout New More...

News Of the Neighborhoods

'Elf' Identification Required Volunteers answering letters from needy youngsters for the U.S. Postal Service must present photo ID and sign a waiver promising to safeguard the kids' personal information. More...

Identity Theft Poses Problems For 108th CC

Captain Joseph DeBartolomeo, executive officer of the 108th Police Precinct, again took the place of the ailing commander, Deputy Inspector Thomas Kavanagh, at the November community council meeting at Sunnyside Community Services. More...

9 Charged with Fighting, Disorderly Conduct

Sunday, November 18 was less than restful for police of the 114th Police Precinct. At 43-36 Ditmars Blvd. a total of nine individuals were charged with various offenses related to disorderly conduct and fighting in public. More...

Boro-Wide Blotter

104th Precinct Hunt Knife-Wielding Thugs Queens detectives are searching for three thugs who stabbed a Ridgewood man on November 23. Cops said the victim was walking with a friend near Grove Street and Seneca Avenue at about 12:50 a.m. More...

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