October 29, 2008 RSS feed / Features

Scarecrow Mummy Wraps Up First Place In Pumpkin Fest

Photos Carl Ballenas Sixth grade classes at Immaculate Conception School, Jamaica Estates, posed with Principal Dori Breen after their Scarecrow Mummy took First Place in the first ever citywide scarecrow competition during the 2008 Pumpkin Festival More...

'Scooper' Slackers Face Increased Fines

City officials are warning pet owners to "doo" the right thing or face increased fines for failing to clean up after their pooches. More...

Queens Zoo Welcomes New Assistant Animal Curator

Craig Gibbs, animal and education expert, brings some 10 years of experience overseeing animal collections, care and acquisitions to the Queens Zoo. More...

Judge Doubles As Sports Reporter In October '40

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...

Rabbi Who Converted Bigot Moves To Flushing

Rabbi Michael Weisser will never forget a chilling phone call he received just after he and his family moved into their new home in Lincoln, Nebraska. 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...

SHAREing & CAREing To Hold 14th Benefit, Silent Auction

On Wednesday, November 19, SHAREing & CAREing, founded to serve breast cancer survivors on May 7, 1994 by Anna Kril, Carol Scarano, Lucille Hartmann and Mary Demakos, will hold its 14th annual benefit and fundraising silent auction from 7 to 10 p.m More...

Police Seek Suspect In Two Rapes

Women in Astoria and Elmhurst are paying closer attention to their surroundings after a woman was followed into her building at 31st Avenue and 29th Street and choked into unconsciousness and then sexually assaulted. More...

LIC Church Mounts Africa Aid Drive

Officials at a Long Island City church are asking the Queens community to open their hearts to help needy families in Africa and Egypt. Sammy Fahmy, a spokesperson for St. More...

Dutch Kills Prepares To Run A Race

It's that time of year again. More...

Olde Time Prices At Cavalier Restaurant One More Time

The Cavalier Restaurant, 85-19 37th Ave., Jackson Heights, brought back prices from 1950 last week. More...

Botanical Garden Auditorium Named For Marshall

"I'm a little embarrassed," Queens Borough President Helen Marshall said at the mid-October ceremony to dedicate the new auditorium in Queens Botanical Garden as the Helen M. Marshall Auditorium. More...

The Lost Hellenic Tseme Province Communities

Bouzoukia, Greek cuisine and the village in Greece are what young persons learn about their roots. Our family was without a country. They were refugees from Ionia, the shores and islands bordering Asia Minor. More...

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