2006-08-23 E-Edition

Zoning Plan Passes

The first inclusionary zoning proposal in the history of Queens was unanimously approved by the City Council last Wednesday. The rezoning plan addresses the need for new housing opportunities, primarily along Queens Boulevard in Woodside. It is also intended to preserve and reinforce the established neighborhood fabric and prevent outof character development. The plan will impose zoning changes on approximately […]

9/11: We Will Never Forg e t

Sep. 8, 1 p.m., St. Michael’s Cemetery, Fifth Anniversary 9/11 Memorial Service honoring FDNY & Port Authority Police Officers, RSVP, East Elmhurst; 718-278 3240. Sep. 13, United Community Civic Association, Annual “9/11 Memorial Candlelight Ceremony”, refreshments; McManus Memorial Park, 81st Street, Astoria Heights.

Community Meetings

Associations Sep. 11, Oct. 9, Nov. 13, 7:30 p.m., Middle Village Property Owners/Residents; St. Margaret’s Parish Hall, 66-05 79th Pl.; 7188944114. Boards Sep. 5, 7:15 p.m., Board 4; Flanders Field VFW Post 150, 51-11 108th St., Corona; 718-760-3141. Sep. 7, Oct, 5, Board 2, Sunnyside Community Center, 43-31 39th St., 2nd Floor, Sunnyside; 718-533-8773. Sep. 12, Oct. 10, Nov. 14, […]

Arts & Entertainment

Barnes & Noble Aug. 24, author storytime with Lori Corsin-Tobia; Aug. 26, Puppet Time; Aug. 27, Pancake Pig Character Appearance; Aug. 29, BackToSchool Storytime; Tuesdays/ Thursdays, weekly children’s storytimes, all free, call to confirm, 176-60 Union Tpke., Fresh Meadows; 718-380-7077. Long Island Children’s Museum Aug. 25, KIDS FIRST! Film Club, admission $9, members and children under one free, 11 Davis […]

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Dances

Sep. 22, The Disco Murders!; The White House, 10-24 154th St., Whitestone, $39 p.p.; 718-746-1111, for more information, call The Killing Kompany at 212 772-2590, or 888 SHOOTEM.

Fleas, Fairs, Fundraisers

Sep. 3, Forest Hills Chamber of Commerce annual Forest Hills Street Fair, Austin Street. Sep. 4, 30th Avenue Business Assn., 30th Avenue between 29th & 42nd Streets, 1 day; 7187287820. Sep. 4, Arts & Crafts Fair the”Magic of Astoria”, Good Shepherd United Methodist Church, 30-44 Crescent St., Astoria; 718-721-4037. Sep. 16, Italian Charities of America, flea market, refreshments available 83-20 […]


Sep. 11, Queens Council on Developmental Disabilities aging with grace conference “The Effects of Aging” Immaculate Conception Conference Center, 7200 Douglaston Pkwy., 718-7368690, ext. 103. Sep. 12, North Shore-LIJ Health Systems, “New Frontiers in Gynecologic Oncology, free; to register by mail send name, address and daytime phone to Gynecologic Oncology Conference, NS- LIJ Health Systems, 175 Community Dr., Great Nek, […]


GreaterAstoria Historical Society Ongoing, ” Astoria’s Greatest Generation: World War II + 60 Years”; donation, Quinn’s Gallery, 4th Floor, 35-20 Broadway, Long Island City; 718-2780700 or go to www. astorialic. org. Queens Historical Society To Sep. 3, 40th Anniversary celebration of the designation of Kingsland Homestead as first landmark in Queens; Sep. 17, Lent-Riker-Smith Homestead tour, $20 at the door, […]

Items of Community Interest

Aug. 24, Continuing Education Department, Home Decorating class, fee, 7184827244. To Aug. 24, LaGuardia Community College International Trade Fair and Symposium, free, 718-482-5093; To Aug. 25, Queensborough Community College, OASIS Summer Day Camp, ages 6 to13. 718-596-4900; Aug. 29, Bay Terrace Community Alliance “Meet the Candidates Night”; Bay Terrace Jewish Center, 13-00 209th St.; 718-907-6198. Sep. 2, 9, Pre-GED Classes, […]