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Thursday, May 4, 2000

Mystery death in Douglaston home

Little Neck man opens vitamin shop in Bayside

A ribbon-cutting ceremony replete with smiles highlighted the grand opening of the new Great Earth Vitamins shop in Bayside on Friday, but for owner Morgan Starr of Little Neck the start of his store has been an opportunity to begin life over as his own boss. Comment.

CB 11 nixes extra parking for GM dealer

A new GM dealership in Bayside will not be able to add an extra parking lot to store cars, Community Board 11 decided by a narrow vote Monday night. Comment.

Sci-fi

With a ham radio and some help from the Northern Lights, a father and son in Bayside are able to talk with each other across a 30-year gulf of time. Comment.

Museums

35th Avenue at 36th Street, Comment.

Community Calendar Listings

Chapel of the Redeemer Lutheran, 220-161 Union Tpke., Bayside is accepting applications for fall 2000 nursery through 6th grade. 718-465-4236 Comment.

St. John

Queens Jews remember millions killed by Nazis

Joseph Frank, a young Jew from Poland imprisoned in a concentration camp in 1943, probably would have been murdered by the Nazis. But Heinrich Himmler, head of the elite SS in Nazi Germany, wanted his new leather coat completed by his personal tailor. Comment.

VeeBees sting Terriers in non-league showdown

It was a very good week, even by Van Buren softball standards. Comment.

Arts & Entertainment Listings

The Big Apple Circus performs under The Big Top on the C.W. Post campus on Fri., May 26, at 6:30 p.m.; Sat., May 27, at noon and 4 p.m.; Sun., May 28, at noon and 4 p.m.; Wed., May 31, at 11 a.m. and 6:30 p.m.; Thurs., June 1, at 11 a.m. and 6:30 p.m.; Fri., June 2, at 11 a.m. and 6:30 p.m.; Sat., June 3, at noon and 4 p.m.; Sun., June 4, at 12:30 p.m. Tickets: $28, $22, $16 ,$30, $28, $24, $18, $38, $35, $28, $20. 516-677-1820. Comment.

Lewis hurls perfect game

Cool, calm and collected. As Francis Lewis junior pitcher Jonathan Lewis walked out to the mound in the seventh inning against Bayside Monday, he approached it like any of the other six innings he had taken the hill. Comment.

Molloy bounces back from 1-3 start with 3 wins

The Archbishop Molloy Stanners did not start the season very well. Amid the miserable weather that has plagued the Catholic High School Athletic Association league season, Molloy stumbled out of the gate, losing three of its first four games. Comment.

Bosco’s Corner: No cure for the disease called golf

What is it about golf that makes grown men - and women - get out of bed before dawn on days they should spend sleeping, walk several miles in sweltering heat and basically totally lose their minds? Comment.

31-year-old

To The Point: Queens

The Civic Scene: Airline flights: Fewer is better

Since Fresh Meadows is just about in the middle between LaGuardia and Kennedy airports, the noise and air pollution are of concern to my family. Comment.

Neighbor to Neighbor: 

Berger’s Burg: Visiting the dentist is like pulling teeth

As long as there are Devil Dogs and coffee ice cream within my reach, I will always have an uneasy acquaintance with dentists. Comment.

Editorial: Government of the people

For an hour last Thursday, the people of College Point and surrounding towns got a rare insight into the workings of city government. For a brief moment, the curtains were pulled back on the massive bureaucracy that governs and serves nearly 7 million people as Mayor Giuliani conducted his 76th town hall meeting at PS 129Q in College Point. Comment.

Editorial:

The last 6 1/2 years have lulled us into a false sense of security. Murder and violent crime have been reduced to levels not seen since the 1960s. So great was the reduction in crime that some community leaders began to act as if the real danger in minority neighborhoods came in the form of overly aggressive police officers who are targeting young black men. Comment.

Catering hall serves up hope for neighborhood

Vivian McMillian believes that the Thomasina Catering Hall, an upscale establishment at 205-35 Linden Blvd. near Francis Lewis Boulevard, is a glimpse at the potential of St. Albans. Comment.

Pataki welcomes new group home in Bellerose

It looks like any other house on any tree-lined street in northeast Queens, with manicured lawns and kids running up and down the block playing tag or riding bikes. Comment.

Fresh Meadows library celebrates renovations

Queens Borough President Claire Shulman and City Councilman Sheldon Leffler (D-Hollis) were to be on hand Wednesday for a ceremony celebrating the two-year renovation of the Fresh Meadows Library Branch. Comment.

Fresh Meadows nabes fear antenna plan

The parish of the Holy Family Church in Fresh Meadows is facing opposition to its plans to rent space on the roof of its school to a cellular phone company to install phone antennas. Comment.

Rudy holds town hall meeting

Hours after announcing he had prostate cancer, an energetic, good-humored Mayor Rudy Giuliani took to the mike last Thursday at a packed town hall meeting in College Point. Comment.

Six arrested in attacks on Queens cab drivers

As the city grapples with the recent spike in attacks on livery cab drivers, a half dozen people were arrested as suspects this week in four crimes against drivers in western Queens. Comment.

Civics need to tackle school crowding: Beep

Board of Education President William Thompson and Borough President Claire Shulman want borough civic leaders to tackle the problem of school overcrowding in Queens. Comment.

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