Marshall Plan Almost Ends Bus Strike; Nolan Bill Lets MTA Take Over Bus Lines



Marshall Plan Almost Ends Bus Strike; Nolan Bill Lets MTA Take Over Bus Lines by john toscano Since the start of the Queens bus strike on June 17, Queens public officials have bombarded Mayor Michael Bloomberg with requests to get involved to end the bus workers’ walkout over the lack of health benefits. The mayor never did get involved but […]

To Your Good Health

July 20, Elmhurst Hospital Center Health Fair; asthma, parenting, nutrition, diabetes type II, HIV and AIDS, smoking cessation and childbirth seminars; Linden Park, 103rd Street between 41st and 42nd Avenues; (212) 801-3226,

July 20, Elmhurst Hospital Center Health Fair; asthma, parenting, nutrition, diabetes type II, HIV and AIDS, smoking cessation and childbirth seminars; Linden Park, 103rd Street between 41st and 42nd Avenues; (212) 801-3226, July 26, Elmhurst Hospital Center Emergency Management Expo, 79-01 Broadway, Elmhurst; 334-4000. Community Meetings July 22, 8 p.m., Whitestone VFW Community Post 4787, 19-12 149th St.; 746-0540. July […]

International Films Debut At Moving Image



A new series premiers this week at the World Cinema Showcase of the American Museum of the Moving Image. This new forum for films from around the world will offer programs once a month, with the first three screenings scheduled for July 18, August 15, and September 19. The independent film “Manito,” written and directed by Eric Eason, will be […]

Public Service Announcements



Kew Gardens Community Center Senior Programs, Mondays, media art; Tuesdays/Thursdays, humor & politics; Wednesdays, stay well exercise; Thursdays, French conversation class; Friday, dance, trip to Paris and Yiddish. For information on these or other programs, call 268-5960. Queens Museum of Art, volunteer opportunities one morning/afternoon a week, contact Lorraine Klagsbrun, assistant director of education; 592-9700, ext. 131 or Betty Abramowitz, […]

The Federation of Italian American

Organizations of Queens, Inc. presents
ITALIAN NIGHTS 2002
Now to August 28, 7:30 to 10:30 p.m.,


Organizations of Queens, Inc. presents ITALIAN NIGHTS 2002 Now to August 28, 7:30 to 10:30 p.m., 204-2444, Athens Square Park, 30th Street and 30th Avenue, Astoria, weather permitting. July 24 Loaf Band. July 31 Fieri-Queens presents: Caterina Curatolo & Company. August 7 Fida-Fratellanza Italiana Di Astoria presents: Dino Rosi “The Voice of Naples.” August 14 Borgetto Social Club presents: Il […]

Citing Maspeth’s FDNY HazMat Unit, Crowley Seeks Medical Program $ For Ground Zero Vols



New York City Fire Department HazMat/ Engine 280, located at 59-29 68th St., Maspeth, lost 19 men on September 11 as the unit responded to the World Trade Center attacks. After September 11, surviving firefighters from the hard-hit unit worked tirelessly with thousands of other volunteers at Ground Zero, and picked meticulously through the rubble in search of victims’ remains. […]

Italian American Conference Celebrates



Senator Serphin R. Maltese (Queens) (third from r.) joins fellow legislators as the 42nd Infantry from Troy, New York, presents the colors at the annual conference of Italian American State Legislators. Maltese, a past president of the organization, is shown with (l. to r.) Assemblymembers William Magnarelli of Syracuse and Thomas DiNapoli of Nassau County, Italian Consul General Giorgio Radicati, […]

The Pulpit



Berean Open Bible: •To July 19, Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to noon.Vacation bible school, children 3 to 12, parents welcome to participate, 89-12 101st Ave., Ozone Park; 762-7895, ext. 672. **** St. Adalbert Bereavement: •July 18, the third Thursday of the month at 7:30 p.m., "Bereaved Parents," support group for loss of a child. •July 25, the last Thursday […]

Cohen Joins Food Drive



Assemblymember Michael Cohen recently joined community volunteers at Key Food on Metropolitan Avenue for the annual Forest Hills Interfaith Food Drive. The drive, which helps stock emergency food pantries and soup kitchens throughout the borough of Queens, is coordinated by Pastor Noel Vanek of the Church in the Gardens in conjunction with participating sponsors. Shown clockwise from top are Cohen, […]

Restaurant

Of The WeekCasanova Serves Homestyle Italian Dishes And Great Pizza

Of The Week Casanova Serves Homestyle Italian Dishes And Great Pizza For anyone who craves good, old-fashioned, southern Italian cooking, served in big portions at a reasonable price, a visit to Casanova Family Restaurant is a must. Located in Greenpoint, just over the Pulaski Bridge from Long Island City, Casanova has been a family owned and operated restaurant since 1983 […]