Community Meetings

Sept. 24th, 9:30 a.m., Jewish War Veterans Kew Forest-Woodside-Irwin Loitz Post No. 250, meet at the Rego Park Jewish Center, 97-30 Queens Blvd.; 275-3690.x Sept. 26th, 7:30 p.m., 114th Precinct Community Council; meet at Riccardo’s, Astoria. Sept. 27th, 7:30 p.m., Community Board 6; meet at Kew Gardens Community Center, 80-02 Kew Gardens Rd.; 263-9250. 7:30 p.m., Woodhaven Cultural & Historical […]

Legendary Lady Of Jazz Remembered

Mary Lou Williams, African-American pianist-composer from Pittsburgh who lived from 1910 to 1981 and was internationally acknowledged will be the subject of a multi-media exhibition of more than 300 objects reflecting her remarkable and prolific career, which opens Thursday, Sept. 21st, for a four-month run at Flushing Town Hall on Northern Boulevard in Flushing prior to a national tour under […]

Public Service Announcements

Queens Women’s Center, 120-55 Queens Blvd., Kew Gardens, 793-0672 is offering Women and Work at 15-week program and Legal Clinic at 401 Murray Ave., Fort Totten, Bayside. The Forest Hills Symphony Orchestra rehearsals begin, for a rehearsal schedule call, 591-3456. Forest Hills Community House fall programs: seniors call 268-5960; Beacon call 830-5133; youth newspaper call 592-575 ext. 231 and Access […]

Library Locations:

•Astoria Branch, 14-01 Astoria Blvd., L.I.C.; 278-2220. •Auburndale/Clearview Branch, 25-55 Francis Lewis Blvd., Flushing; 352-2027. •Baisley Park Branch, 117-11 Sutphin Blvd., Jamaica; 529-1590. •Bayside Branch, 214-20 Northern Blvd.; 229-1834. •Bay Terrace Branch, 18-36 Bell Blvd., Bayside; 423-7004. •Briarwood Branch, 85-12 Main St.; 658-1680. •Broadway Branch, 40-20 Broadway, LIC; 721-2462. •Central Library, 89-11 Merrick Blvd., Jamaica; 990-0781. •Corona Branch, 38-23 104 […]

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Conflicting Reports On Gianaris

on politics Kimon Thermos is either the hard luck kid of Queens politics or else he got soundly thrashed when he lost the Democratic nomination for 36th Assembly District candidate to Michael Gianaris last Tuesday. The Board of Elections in Manhattan says that according to unofficial returns, Gianaris defeated Thermos by only 146 votes, 3, 911 to 3,765, a less […]

Reduce Emission Standards

State Committeeman Vince Tabone, rear far left, joins Noach Dear, center front, on the steps of City Hall along with Consumer Affairs Commissioner Jane S. Hoffman, Council Member Katherine Freed, and members of the City Council’s Republican caucus to announce the introduction of a new bill curbing the emissions of sightseeing buses. The bill,would require that tour buses be equipped […]

The Pulpit Temple Beth Sholom:

The Pulpit Temple Beth Sholom: •Sept. 21st, 28th, Thursday, 7:30 p.m. Country Western line and couple dance lessons. •Sept. 23rd, Saturday, 10:30 p.m. S’lichot Service. **** Our Lady of Fatima: •Sept. 27th, Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Yoga classes. Call the church for time and Oct./Nov./Dec. schedule. •Oct. 7th, Saturday, 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. Diocesan Pilgrimage to the National Shrine of […]

Synagogue Gets New Rabbi

Rabbi Harold Spivack began his service at Astoria Center of Israel in an inaugural service which included a bat mitzvah on Sept. 9th. A native of Philadelphia, Spivack attended Mesivtha Tifereth Jerusalem in New York. He is an alumnus of City College and was ordained at the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion in New York in 1955. After serving […]


Take Blinders Off
Crossing Guards

Take Blinders Off Crossing Guards Parents throughout New York City and their children as well take comfort in the familiar sight of a school crossing guard. These stalwarts, at their posts whatever the weather, through the school year, help children cross the street, and otherwise see that they get to and from school safely. Some have given their lives to […]


Synagogue And State

To The Editor: One hopes that Senator Joe Lieberman and his wife, Hadassah, will have the decency not to go shlepping around from synagogue to synagogue and from temple to temple to shill and shnorr for votes for a mendacious chamoleon Hillary Clinton, an avid pal of the PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization). Please, Senator Joe, lets keep a healthy separation […]