May 28, 2008 RSS feed / Features

Brown, Other DAs, Argue For Funding

Queens District Attorney Richard Brown was among the city's five district attorneys making a plea for funding to render the best crime-fighting performances possible. More...

Queens Health Coalition Holds Teen Convention

The Queens Health Coalition, which links quality health care with underserved communities in Queens, hosted a Teen Convention to promote healthy lifestyles among teens. More...

Flushing House Hosts Elder Law Seminars

Are you a senior citizen stuck on a financial roller coaster due to the Medicare Part D "doughnut hole?" Did you know the 2005 Deficit Reduction Act makes it more difficult for seniors and the disabled to obtain Medicaid benefits? More...

Dems' '09 Budget Puts 'Nation's Fiscal House Back In Order:' Crowley

Congressmember Joseph Crowley declared last week that the 2009 Democratic budget that was passed will balance the budget by 2012 and fund critical national priorities in energy, education and infrastructure, provide tax relief for the middle class More...

Local Couple Celebrates 50th Anniversary

Fifty years to the day of their marriage, Peter and Eileen McDonald Damiani celebrated their golden wedding anniversary at Ponticello Restaurant on Apr. 19, 2008 with state Senator George Onorato and his wife, Athena Onorato, in attendance. More...

Three Honored At Queens Theatre In The Park Gala

On Tuesday, May 20 the Queens Theatre in The Park (QTIP) held its annual Gala to help support a continuation of the cultural and artistic performances and educational programs that will be offered at the newly renovated QTIP performing arts center. More...

114th Police Find Unconscious Gunshot Victim

Police of the 114th Precinct found an Indian male in his 40s with a gunshot wound to the head in the rear of 14-34 30th Dr. when they responded to a call of an unconscious man in need of medical attention at about 4:44 p.m. on Sunday, May 25. More...

Little Neck-Douglaston Holds Largest Memorial Day Parade

"What a great day for a parade," one spectator said prior to the start of the annual Little Neck- Douglaston Memorial Day Parade, one of the largest in the nation. More...

Real Estate VIPs Call LIC ‘Hands Down’ Winner

As it has for the previous two years, the Long Island City Business Development Corporation held its third annual real estate breakfast in late May. More...

Congress, NY Senate Propose Iraq, Afghan War Vet Benefits

American servicemembers on duty in Iraq and Afghanistan, and veterans who served in those theaters, were remembered in Congress and the New York state senate in New York this Memorial Day as Congress passed 11 bills enhancing veteran benefits and t More...

NY Legislators Hail New Law Aimed At Cracking Down On Internet Pervs

Not only have the latest advances in communications revolutionized the way people communicate, they have also opened new opportunities for sexual predators and perverts, Assemblymember Ellen Young stated. More...

Performing Arts At St. John's Prep

The St. More...

Latest Study Of 9/11 Workers' Ills Reinforces Need For Fed $ Aid

A new study by Mount Sinai School of Medicine showing high rates of psychological distress among Ground Zero workers underscores the need for a strong federal response to the health impacts of the 9/11 attacks, several New York area lawmakers decla More...

Woodside Playwright's Play Presented

Elyse Nass, a Woodside resident, and award-winning produced and published playwright, will have her one-act, comedy-drama entitled "The Cat Connection" presented as part of a bill of one-acts entitled "Triple Play". More...

News Of The Neighborhoods

Call '311' or '211' For City Services Queens residents and other city dwellers now can dial a second number to reach a "311" operator. More...

I.S. 10 Stages 'Seussical Jr.'

I.S. 10, the Horace Greeley School, staged its third annual spring musical, "Seussical Junior", on Thursday and Friday, May 15 and 16, with a 6 p.m. performance each evening. More...

Fotis Papadopoulos:

Portrait of a Traditional Island Doctor

"Patients would give me fruits, vegetables, meat and fish as payment for my services," recalls retired Dr. Fotis Papadopoulos. "There was one surgeon who cared for Chios and a neighboring island once a month. More...

The Pulpit

Times and dates are subject to change. Please call event sponsors to confirm. Jun. 1 Jerusalem Day (Jewish); Jun. 5 Ascension (Orthodox), Jun. 8, 9, 10 Shavuot, first day, second day; Jun. More...

Borough-Wide Blotter

104th Precinct Car-Strip Thieves Busted Police at the 104th Police Precinct arrested four men on May 19 after they were caught stripping tires from a car in Middle Village. More...

Hunt Gang Triggerman In Jackson Heights Shootings

Queens detectives and the New York Police Department (NYPD) Gang Unit officers are scouring the streets of Jackson Heights this week searching for a gang hit man who stalked and shot five people on May 24, spraying four bystanders with a volley of More...

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