October 7, 2009 RSS feed / Features

Elechester Park Dedicated To Rosenthal

A playground was dedicated to world-famous lithographer Seymour Rosenthal by the Elechester Board of Directors on Thursday, September 24. Rosenthal a Bronx native died in December 2007 at the age of 86. More...

Health Care Generates 'Lot Of Din And Noise' Crowley Says

After a summer filled with similar encounters that often turned ugly, a peaceful and informative town hall meeting on healthcare reform was hosted by the United Community Civic Association last week with Congressmember Joseph Crowley (D- Queens, Th More...

Crowley, Weiner Join Obama On Air Force One

Congressmembers Joseph Crowley (D-Queens, The Bronx) and Anthony Weiner D-Queens, Brooklyn) were among President Barack Obama's guests on Air Force One after the president gave a major speech on the economy at Federal Hall in New York City Septemb More...

QHC Gives Day Out For Providers Of 'Time Out'

some respite care for caregivers, who are often family members and elderly themselves. QHC, working in conjunction with other healthcare organizations, (Elmhurst Hospital, HANAC, Parker Jewish Institute for Health Care and Rehabilitation, Pragati, More...

Realty Executives Today Opens 5-Story Headquarters

Offering integrity, market knowledge, experience and impeccable service, Realty Executives Today opened Astoria headquarters at 32-56 Steinway St. on Friday, October 2. More...

Marshall Addresses Council On Aging Forum

Borough President Helen Marshall (at lectern) addressed a legislative forum of the Queens Interagency Council on Aging at Borough Hall on Friday, October 2. More...

Discover Queens Restaurant Week Kicks Off

The Queens Economic Development Corporation (QEDC) invites New Yorkers to enjoy Discover Queens Restaurant Week from Monday, October 5 through Thursday, October 15. 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, 86-76 80th St., Woodhaven; 718.296.2025. **** All Saints': •Tuesdays, 6 p.m. More...

Dr. Howard L. Hurwitz Barricaded' Principal, Dies

Dr. Howard L. Hurwitz, educator, author and former principal of Long Island City H.S. died on September 23 of natural causes. More...

Graffiti, Burglaries Head List Of 108th Precinct Complaints

The 108th Police Precinct Community Council opened a new season of monthly meetings after a two-month summer break. More...

Borough-Wide Blotter

108th Precinct Hunt Gas Station Bandits Queens detectives are seeking help from the public to identify and locate two suspects sought in connection with the late night armed robbery of a Woodside gas station. More...

Ancient Fire Alarm Boxes Still Function

October 4 through 10 is National Fire Prevention Week. So, if you see a fire, what should you do? You dial 911. Calling 911 is the number one way fires are reported, said FDNY Chief of Communications John Coloe. More...

Free Graffiti Cleanups; Drop Penalties For ECB Violations

Businesses and homeowners can now have graffiti removed from their property by the city without cost, under a bill passed by the City Council last week. More...

Time Warner Cable Launches Its Fastest Internet

Time Warner Cable announced their fastest Internet experience yet with the launch of Time Warner Cable Wideband Internet and Business Class Wideband Internet in New York City. More...

Dentistry Duo Delivers Quality Care On Astoria's Broadway

It used to be you would go to visit your dentist with some trepidation about the pain you would have to endure. You would sit in the waiting room bored, staring into space, dozing, or reading last year's magazines. More...

Monserrate's Girlfriend Flees Trial In Tears

The girlfriend who last December accused state Senator Hiram Monserrate of slashing her face in a jealous rage, changed her story last week during testimony in Queens Supreme Court. More...

On the brief side...

Schumer Gets Victim Abuse Funds A state program assisting women assault victims is getting $119,214 in federal funds for its program, courtesy of U.S. More...

Elected Officials, Business Leaders Honor Kiwanians

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Maria Alaimo, Paul Drysdale Jr. Will Wed October 24

Maria Catherine Alaimo of Astoria and Paul James Drysdale Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. Paul J. Drysdale Sr., of Shirley, Long Island, will wed on Saturday, October 24. More...

QC Choral Launches New H.S. Outreach Program

The Queens College Choral Society (QCCS) has launched a new high school outreach program that provides young singers considering a career in music the opportunity to expand their performing experience. More...

Mountain Climber Clif Maloney Beat The Odds

Clifton (Clif) Maloney was a man who enjoyed beating the odds. At the age of 50 he took up running marathons. He went on to complete 20. More...

School Swine Flu Policy

An estimated 750,000 to 1 million people became ill during last spring's H1N1 influenza outbreak. The greatest occurrence was in the school age group of 5 to 17 years old. More...

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