Community Meetings



Oct. 31st, 7:30 p.m. Rego Park Coalition Against Crime; meet at Walden Terrace, 98-51 64th Ave., basement community room; 896-5889. Nov. 1st, 12:30 p.m., AARP Chapter 2889; meet at the First Presbyterian Church of Newtown, 54-05 Seabury St., Elmhurst. 12:45 p.m., AARP Chapter 991; meet at Community United Methodist Church, 81-10 35th Ave., Jackson Heights; 457-4799. 8 p.m., Bayside Hills […]

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 […]

World Series Makes For Strange Bedfellows



It’s Mets vs. Yanks and Rudy vs. Pete and Claire vs. Fernando. The first-in-46-years Subway Series has everyone taking sides. Giuliani, after cashing in on two bets on the Yankees’ successes in the playoff and pennant series, donned his Yankee cap as City Council Speaker Peter Vallone popped on the Mets hat. And talking about the World Series making strange […]

Mets And Maltese Urge Healthy Life



New York Mets second baseman Edgardo Alfonzo, (r.), and State Senator Serphin Maltese, (second from l.) (R–Queens), joined governor George Pataki, (l.), State Health Commissioner Antonia Novella, (second from r.), and Assemblymember Vito Lopez, (c.), at a special heatlh fair at the Ridgewood Bushwick Senior Center The New York Mets were one of the sponsors of theevent andmet with fans […]

Editorial

Everyone Wins
In Subway Series


Everyone Wins In Subway Series For the first time since 1956, New York City is caught up in the furor of a baseball season’s culminating in what seems to be every citizen’s front yard. The first Subway Series in 44 years has almost everyone in town delirious with excitement. Yankee and Mets memorabilia are flying off store shelves. Tickets to […]

Letters

Asks Mayor

To The Editor: I was pleased to see that your paper has a column in which citizens can address Mayor Giuliani directly. I have two very serious complaints: 1. My welfare benefits were cut off by error in 1996. I have tried approximately 20 times to reapply. 2. I am seriously ill at 59 years old, yet the local welfare […]

Roving Photographer



By Rev. Austin H. Armitstead This week’s question: What thoughts cross you mind as you experience the Subway Series 2000?