November 4, 2009 RSS feed / Features

OEM: Small Businesses Must Be Prepared For Disaster

In the past decade, New York City, or parts of it, has endured emergencies ranging from blackouts to enemy attack. More...

Maloney Bill Attacks Banks’ Overdraft Fees

Continuing her campaign for better consumer protection on the part of banks, Congressmember Carolyn Maloney has reintroduced a bill to require a bank to get a customer’s permission before charging overdraft fees. More...

Use Medicare While Supplies Last

A proposal to change the way consumers are reimbursed for out-of-network healthcare charges, legislation to reform the state pension fund, an indictment of state employees for allegedly selling and using drugs while on the job, a lawsuit over violat More...

Taminent Dems Honor Three, Celebrate 78th Anniversary

The Taminent Regular Democratic Club, Inc. held its 78th annual dinner dance last Saturday evening, October 31 at Riccardo’s by the Bridge. 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’: •Nov. More...

Mount Carmel Rededicates 100-Year-Old Parish Center

On Saturday, October 24, Mount Carmel parish in Astoria rededicated its historic Parish Center (the ‘Institute’) after a five-month-long, million-dollar capital campaign and renovation. More...

In Memoriam

Kelly Gibson Di Nonno

Kelly Gibson Di Nonno died one year ago, in 2008, and left an ocean of broken hearts behind her. More...

Hunt Armed Broadway Bank Bandit

Queens detectives are seeking help from the public to identify and locate a brazen armed bandit who held up a CapitalOne Bank branch in Astoria on October 31. Police said the suspect walked into the bank at 31-17 Broadway at about 11 a.m. More...

Chinese Restaurant Robbers Caught

Police Officers Demetrios Kekatos and Crystal George knew something was awry when a man came running down the block, closely followed by a second man, also running. More...

After 50 Years, Dutch Kills Gets Housing OK

Residents and homeowners in the Long Island City community of Dutch Kills are celebrating a milestone in their decadeslong battle to establish new housing in the area. More...

Dutch Kills Volunteers Aid Marathon Runners

Volunteers from the Dutch Kills Civic Association assisted 43,741 runners through the Long Island City community on Marathon Sunday, November 1. More...

Astoria’s Top Cop Honored By Muslim Community

Members of the Astoria Muslim community honored Astoria’s top cop on Thursday night, presenting Deputy Inspector Paul E. Vorbeck with the “Muslim-American Society Award” for outstanding performance. More...

HEAP Heat Help For Low-Income Residents

The Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) has begun and assistance is available at Borough Hall, 120-55 Queens Blvd., Kew Gardens for qualified applicants to receive help with their energy bills. More...

Nine Named I.S. 204 Students Of the Month

Marely Romero Mendez, Aylin Cruz, Martin Garcia, Amanda Chong, Karena Morales, Rifat Zaman, Nala Richards, Tere Gallardo and Isaiah Kemp were named Students of the Month for October by the teachers and administration of I.S. 204, Long Island City. More...

UHopeLine Launched At QC

Queens College (QC) has partnered with CUNY, Verizon Wireless and the Mayor’s Office to Combat Domestic Violence to raise awareness of domestic abuse through the launch of the first UHopeLine Program in New York state. More...

‘Students Illegal Occupancies Rampant In Jamaica Estates’

State Senator Frank Padavan has complained often and forcefully to Department of Buildings officials that numerous homes in the Jamaica Estates area are illegally housing St. More...

Al Cahn Dies, Was 97 Years Old

Beloved husband, father, uncle, surrogate grandfather, mentor, loyal friend, community activist and peacemaker Al Cahn died October 29. Born Sept. 24, 1912, he was 97 years old. More...

LaG CC’s Mellow Is Carnegie Foundation Trustee

Dr. Gail O. More...

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