October 15, 2008 RSS feed / Features

Con Edison Heroes Aid Car Crash Victims

Two veteran Con Edison employees became instant heroes on September 29 when they came to the aid of several people hurt in a two-vehicle wreck in Astoria. More...

FAA Auction Plan Denounced

New York's two U.S. More...

Assistant District Attorneys Complete Training Course

Queens District Attorney Richard A. More...

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MALTESE AIDS ITALIAN-AMERICAN MUSEUM: Boosted by a $1 million funding grant from Maltese, the Italian American Museum, which is dedicated to the Italian Americans cultural heritage, has moved into new quarters in a former bank building at Mulberry an More...

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Liu Seeks School Bus Tracking System

In a letter to Mayor Michael Bloomberg complaining that the city Department of Transportation (DOT) has lagged in building a tracking system for city school buses, City Councilmember John Liu (D- Flushing) informed the mayor that such a system is a More...

The Pulpit

All Nations Baptist: •Sunday, 2:30-5:30 p.m., for three months, free English classes which have already begun, registration required, limited space; 718.296.2025. **** All Saints': •Tuesdays, 6 p.m. More...

News Of The Neighborhoods

New Rules For Leaf Collection Department of Sanitation (DOS) officials last week announced a temporary shutdown of the city's annual fall leaf collection program, along with a new set of rules for picking up leaves citywide. More...

JDRF Holds Third Annual Local Fundraiser

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Dutch Kills Civic Association Holds Candidates' Night

In October, after months, nay, years, of disputation, the Dutch Kills rezoning plan arrived at its final destination, the City Council. There, it was approved in a way that left everyone dissatisfied but no one in despair. More...

Flushing Blast Victim Dies

A Flushing man who suffered massive burns in an explosion at his Flushing apartment building this past July lost his fight to survive on October 9, authorities said. More...

CWE Members Participate In GED Course

"This is a city which provides you with many opportunities and a country where your dreams can come true. More...

Unpaid Intern Gains Invaluable Experience

I was clueless. I had just finished that terrible thing all high school seniors are tortured by year after year: The College Process. More...

LIC Amalgamated Bank Now Takes NYCHA Rent Checks

Residents of New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) communities in Queens without bank accounts can now pay their monthly rent at a local bank. More...

Crowley At Signing Of U.S.-India Nuclear Pact

After three years of working for the U.S./India civilian nuclear pact to become law, Congressmember Joseph Crowley was present last week to see it signed by President George W. Bush. More...

Weiner Fears Loss Of Banks In Poor Areas

The recent takeover of the Washington Mutual banking system by JP Morgan Chase could lead to 37 percent of those banks being closed in poor neighborhoods because they are close to Chase bank branches, a study by Congressmember Anthony Wiener's staf More...

New York Anti-Crime Holds 'Street Ready' Seminars

The New York Anti-Crime Agency is sponsoring a free series of informative classes on urban crime prevention for women, starting October 23. More...

Ronald McDonald House Recognizes Legislators

On Friday, October 3 Ronald McDonald House of Long Island honored a host of elected officials, including many from Queens, who have helped the not for profit service organization provide needed service to families of children with serious medical n More...

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