November 12, 2008 RSS feed / Features

Air Force General Visits FDNY Headquarters

On Thursday, November 6 (l. to r.) FDNY Chief of Operations Patrick McNally, New York City Fire Commissioner Nicholas Scoppetta and Chief of Department Salvatore Cassano listened as four-star General Victor E. Renuart, head of U.S. More...

Panel Tries To Fix 'Broken Meter' Confusion

The agonizing search for an empty spot at a parking meter, only to find a place with a broken meter where a motorist can't be sure he won't get a ticket if he gambles on parking there, may be getting somewhat easier for drivers under a proposed law More...

Martin Luther H.S. Students' Walk A Thon Raises $10 K +

Students, faculty, staff, alumni and parents at Martin Luther H.S. put on their walking shoes and circled the block for the Maspeth school's annual Walk A Thon on October 17. They walked a combined total of more than 400 miles. More...

Sign Up Starts For HEAP Heating AID, Paterson Announces

Eligible New Yorkers can now apply to the Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) for home heating aid for the coming winter, Governor David Paterson announced. The application period began on Monday, November 3. More...

Bring Unused Coats To LIC YMCA's Fall Coat Drive

The Long Island City YMCA Afterschool and Teen Programs are collecting any size, new or gently-used coats and jackets for children and families in the community until November 28. More...

Kudos For Cop

Police officials and residents of a Long Island City neighborhood are applauding the actions of a Queens police officer who single-handedly, on November 6, cleared a messy traffic clog caused by a livery car service. More...

UCCA Gives Neighborhood Kids A Halloween Treat

Central Restaurant and Lounge was transformed into a Halloween haunt specifically for children, but with adults in mind, too. More...

Priest Saves Souls, Lives In Thailand's 'Slaughterhouse'

There is an extraordinary spirituality that shines throughout the story of Father Joseph Maier. His heroic struggles offering trailblazing hope and promise are remarkably astonishing. More...

Flushing House To Hold Flea Market

A flea market will be held on Saturday, November 22, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the large game room on the first floor of Flushing House, 38-20 Bowne St., Flushing. More...

Board 2 Revisits Incident At Veterans' Shelter

At the November meeting of Community Board 2, the chief topic of the September meeting was again addressed, as Mary Wilson Hall of the Department of Homeless Services gave the department's side of an incident at the Veterans' Residence, 21-10 Borde More...

Automatic Meter Reading Program To Start In January

The days of the water man coming to read your meter are numbered as installation of Automatic Meter Reading (AMR) technology begins in January in Queens. "DEP (Department of Environmental Protection) is moving into the 21st century. More...

Astoria UM Church Hails Building's 100th Year

Good Shepherd United Methodist Church celebrated the 100th anniversary of the laying of the cornerstone of the building in which its congregation still worships, at the southwest corner of Crescent Street and 30th Road, on October 19. More...

Opposition To Proposed FedEx Facility Continues

Local residents came to the St. More...

Whitestone Man Charged With Diner Arson

A Whitestone man has been charged with arson, reckless endangerment and burglary after allegedly breaking into a diner to steal cigarettes and then setting a fire that virtually destroyed the neighborhood eatery. Michael P. More...

Shot Cops Praised At 114th Pct. Community Council

Deputy Inspector Paul Vorbeck praised two police officers, shot while arresting a man in the 21st Street-Queensbridge subway station on October 21 for helping to keep the 114th Precinct community safe. More...

Queens Library Foundation Holds Crystal Ball

The Queens Library Foundation held their 8th Annual Crystal Ball last month. Many gathered at the Water's Edge Restaurant in Long Island City to honor four people special in the eyes of the foundation. 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': •Nov. 22, Saturday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. More...

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