Thursday, June 8, 2000

Recent Real Estate Transactions

Bayside, 75-20 Bell Blvd., Coo Hi-Rise, $89,999, Bed 2, Bath 1, Construction-Brick, M/Mnt: $863 Comment.

Real estate agent passes torch to daughters

What does it take to be a successful real estate agent? Ask Ann Folan and she will tell you that in a time rife with unscrupulous agents, it takes honesty, a strong sense of ethics and a willingness to be upfront with people. Comment.

Wendy

Day Camps

66-20 Laurel Hill Blvd., Woodside * 672-2424 Comment.

Flushing leaders eye Wendy

Bellerose barbecue slated to benefit LIJ laboratory

For old-timers who fondly remember the lazy days of summer, hanging out on street corners listening to doo-wop, worrying about the height of their DAs and wearing white T-shirts with a pack of cigarettes rolled up in their sleeves, the Joey Dente Jr. fund-raiser will take them back to times past. Comment.

Utopia Playground plan draws fire from residents

Plans to build restrooms for the Utopia Playground have divided community residents, with some welcoming the idea but others saying it would invite crime and vandalism. They stress that a restroom at the site 10 years ago was vandalized and burned. Comment.

Federal Government

26 Federal Plaza, Suite 31-100 Comment.

Wendy

Community Boards

36-01 35 Ave., Astoria Comment.

Community Calendar Listings

The Flushing YMCA is now accepting applications for its free YouthBuild Program for young adults 17-21 who did not complete high school and are interested in learning a trade. 718-961-6880. Comment.

By Kathianne Boniello

Community Board 11 voted by a wide margin Monday night to approve a variance for a car dealership on Northern Boulevard in Bayside to store new cars in a back lot facing residential homes. Comment.

Arts & Entertainment Listings

An Art Show presented by Bell Park Gardens Community Council, 67-02 Springfield Blvd., Bayside will be held on June 10 from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. along the school fence of P.S. 46Q. Comment.

Crowley meets with Queens student leaders

U.S. Rep. Joseph Crowley (D-Jackson Heights) told student council presidents from Queens high schools he planned to introduce legislation for a student bill of rights that would include a classroom seat for every student, safe passage to and from school, up-to-date textbooks and well-prepared teachers. Comment.

Body of Wendy

Reopening urged for Wendy

SJU’s McGerry selected in fourth round by A’s

For Kevin McGerry, the waiting is finally over. The St. John's junior pitcher ended days of anxiety when he received the call Monday that he was selected in the fourth round of the Major League Baseball Draft. The Oakland A's picked the righty hurler as the 120th selection overall. Comment.

SJU’s Lomonaco takes 10th at NCAA championships

One and a half inches isn't a whole lot, but for St. John's senior discus thrower Gina Lomonaco, it meant a world of difference. That slim mark meant qualifying for the NCAA finals or not. Comment.

Prep tops Cardozo for first crown

So much for the crafty veteran overpowering the unknowing rookie. Comment.

Kandinov bros. battle it out in PSAL finals

For Efraim Kandinov there was no more fitting an opponent in the PSAL finals last Wednesday at the National Tennis Center. Comment.

Van Buren

Kevin Smith paced back and forth, waiting for his next leap in the triple jump. The antsy Smith looked like a nervous wreck on the outside, but on the inside there was no question who can fly the farthest. Comment.

APEC names classroom in honor of Sen. Padavan

As the wind whipped around the soft bushes and trails behind the Alley Pond Environmental Center in Douglaston Friday evening employees of the facility gathered to pay tribute to longtime supporter state Sen. Frank Padavan (R-Bellerose). Comment.

Forest Hills claims 

St. Francis Prep ousted by Iona Prep, 5-2

The varsity baseball season came to a sudden end for the St. Francis Prep Terriers Monday with a 5-2 loss to Iona Prep in the Catholic High School Athletic Association intersectionals. The defeat was the second for the Fresh Meadows team in the double-elimination tournament. Comment.

Little Neck man dies after blaze

A vicious fire in Little Neck left 73-year-old Samuel D. Fried dead of a heart attack Sunday night after firefighters removed him from the smoldering two-story house but could not revive him, fire officials said. Comment.

Bosco’s Corner: Sorry end to season for Knicks

When the New York Knicks walked off the basketball court at Madison Square Garden last week, I did not feel sad that the season was coming to an end for my favorite pro team as much as I felt relieved that it was finally over. Comment.

Bayside civics press cops on quality-of life-issues

Several Bayside civic leaders aired their concerns about quality-of-life issues like traffic safety during a meeting with 111th Precinct representatives Tuesday afternoon. Comment.

JFK airtrain project fire suspicious: Police

During a week in which several demonstrations were staged against the JFK Airtrain project, a crane used as part of the construction caught fire early Friday morning in a fire police and fire officials have deemed suspicious. Comment.

Neighbor to Neighbor: Paralyzed officer inspires by example

At a recent New York City Council meeting at IS 59, the subject was the Police Department. Comment.

Board 11 OKs Bayside car dealer plan

Community Board 11 voted by a wide margin Monday night to approve a variance for a car dealership on Northern Boulevard in Bayside to store new cars in a back lot facing residential homes. Comment.

Editorial: Behind the massacre

Someday someone will write a book about John Taylor. The writer, we hope, will help the world to understand what went wrong in the mind of a man who led, as far as anyone knows, a normal, honest life for 30 years, then started out on a life of crime that allegedly ended in the massacre of five innocent people. Comment.

Editorial: McLaughlin

This troublesome potential surfaced last month when a handful of Queens Assembly members attempted to oust Sheldon Silver (D-Manhattan from his position as speaker of the Assembly. McLaughlin was an early member of this conspiracy and then apparently pulled back. Some columnists speculated that Silver threatened to turn the unions against McLaughlin unless he abandoned the effort to replace Silver. Comment.

Man hit by car in rainy Bayside in rainy Bayside in rainy Bayside

A man was killed in Bayside during the rainstorm Tuesday night when he was hit by a car near Northern Boulevard and dragged several blocks, police said. Comment.

Police Blotter: Man

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