Seek Cause Of Fatal Fire At Astoria Store

As preparations were being made to bury the three firefighters who died in an explosive fire in Astoria on Sunday, Firefighter Joseph Vosilla of Astoria continues to fight for his life in Elmhurst Hospital Center. At the same time, fire officials continued to search for answers as to what caused the fire at the Long Island General Supply Company at […]

First Central Savings To Open At Former LI Savings Site

Blending the modern with the traditional, the Pistilli Realty Group of Astoria has crafted an attractive new building while expanding the landmark former Long Island Savings Bank at 35-01 30th Ave., Astoria, from one to four stories, returning local banking to the area and bringing in commercial office tenants. Set to open during the first week in July is the […]

Community Meetings

June 25, 8 p.m., VFW Whitestone Community Post 4787, 19-12 149th St.; 746-0540. June 26, 7:30 p.m., Rego Park Coalition Against Crime; Walden Terrace, 98-51 64th Ave., basement community room. 8 p.m., Bayside Hills Civic Association; Bayside Colonial Church, basement. June 26, Oct. 30, Nov. 27, 7:30 p.m., Greater Woodhaven Development Corporation; Le Cordon Bleu, 96-01 Jamaica Ave.; 805-0202. June […]

Italian Nights 2001 June 20

Italian Nights 2001 June 20 Loaf Rock Band. June 27 Le Stelle Italiane and Antonio Pasquariello. July 1 Frizzi & Lazzi, sponsored by Italian-American Women’s Center and Dr. Ida Corvino Miletich. July 18 Goliard Ensemble, sponsored by Wanda Tasteful Journeys and Drew Young and friends. July 25 Kelly Burger and friends. Aug. 1 Variety Boys & Girls Dance Club of […]

Cross The Line At QMA

"Crossing the Line" is a multi-site exhibition of installations in the Queens Museum of Art and at different locations in Queens. Artists were invited to produce new work that relates to the sites and/or the social situation in a particular community. The opening reception for "Crossing the Line" is Sunday, June 24, from 3 to 8 p.m. at QMA in […]

Ognibene, Stabile Face Separate Investigations

Ognibene, Stabile Face Separate Investigations The future careers of city Councilmember Thomas Ognibene and his chief of staff, Dennis Gallagher, were thrown into disarray last week when it was reported both are under investigation by the District Attorneys of Manhattan and Queens for allegedly aiding a building consultant in a series of illegal activities. Another Queens Councilmember, Alfonso Stabile, is […]

Markey Hosts Statehouse Tour

Students of Resurrection Ascension School recently toured the state capital with Assemblymember Margaret Markey. The trip to Albany was sponsored by Markey. The students participated in the program, "Learning About State Government," which encourages students to learn about the legislative process and the history of the state capital.

The Pulpit Catholic Charities of Brooklyn/Queens:

The Pulpit Catholic Charities of Brooklyn/Queens: •June 21, Thursday. Queens Breast Health Partnership will be at Catherine Sheridan Senior Center and on June 26, Tuesday, Rosary House Senior Housing, both in Jackson Heights. For information or an appointment, call Jacqueline at 726-9790. **** Temple Beth Sholom: •June 22, 29, Friday, 8 p.m. Sabbath services followed by Oneg Shabbat. •June 30, […]

End-of-life Issues Seminar Held

A seminar sponsored by Metropolitan Jewish Health System that examined end-of-life issues within the realm of classical Jewish law attracted an audience of nearly 50 people to Congregation Ahavas Yisroel in Kew Gardens Hills. "Living With Dignity: Addressing End-of-Life Issues From a Halachic Perspective" featured a presentation by Rabbi Herschel Welcher, the synagogue’s spiritual leader and a panel of experts […]

Council Will Override Mayor’s Medicare Veto: Marshall

Reporting on the status of the bill passed by City Council to provide for full reimbursement for the cost of Medicare Part B coverage for city retirees, Councilmember Helen Marshall tells us that Mayor Rudolph Giuliani vetoed the measure early this month. Marshall (D-East Elmhurst) said, "We have 30 days from June 5, when the Council received the mayor’s veto […]