Thursday, Oct. 28, 1999

Expectation high for SJU joop teams

"I feel as excited about this team as I did about last year," said St. John's head basketball coach Mike Jarvis before a contingent of reporters in the press room at Alumni Hall Friday night. "The kids believe they can compete and beat anybody." Comment.

Community Calendar

The Central Queens YM & YWHA, located at 67-09 108th Street in Forest Hills, in an ongoing effort to better serve the needs of the Orthodox community, is proud to announce that from Nov. 6, until March 25, 2000, the Health and Fitness Department will open its doors on Saturday nights. Join us for women-only swimming sessions from 7-9 p.m. and for "men-only" swimming sessions from 3-11 p.m. In conjunction with the swimming schedule, the Body Shop (aerobics and weight training room), steam room and sauna will be available in separate time slots for men and women. And, in response Comment.

BAYSIDE BIOGRAPHIES: Skala cheers suburban spirit in Bayside

As far as longtime Bayside resident and civic leader Frank Skala is concerned, living in New York City is nothing to brag about. Comment.

Boro pols back bills on jet noise

State and federal bills addressing air and noise pollution at the two Queens airports have drawn renewed support recently from borough legislators, who are urging action on the new measures. Comment.

Cops seize cocaine worth $53M: DA

In one of the biggest drug seizures in Queens over the past few years, authorities confiscated $53 million worth of cocaine from a stash house in Richmond Hill Saturday. Comment.

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