Thursday, Sept. 14, 2000

Dining Out: Argentine pizza is a different kind of pie

LA CANTINA DE DON CHICHO Comment.

Community Calendar Listing

The Flushing YMCA, 138-46 Northern Blvd. Flushing offers free activities such as computer classes, recreational swimming and game room time for children ages 8-18 every Saturday from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. 718-961-6880. Comment.

Arts & Entertainment Listing

The Outrageous Fortune Company holds auditions for Comment.

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SJU soccer drops first game of season to Pitt, 1-0

That was the case on Saturday, as the Red Storm fell to the Pittsburgh Panthers, 1-0, in front of 512 at DaSilva Field. Comment.

Holy Cross wins the Battle of Bayside, 20-0

Pugh, it seemed, had one more lesson to teach. Comment.

2000 Queens High School Football Schedule

Bayside at Curtis      12 p.m. Comment.

Martin, Bayside look to rule roost in 2000

Thomas has wish fulfilled

Truesun Thomas just wanted to play football. A seemingly simple request, but one that was denied just about everywhere the 17-year-old turned. Comment.

Angela Battista, 93

Angela Battista, mother of Times/Ledger columnist Sabina Cardali, died Aug. 11. She was 93. Comment.

The Plant Doctor

Millions of bulbs are planted each year by professional and amateur gardeners hoping to be rewarded with a spectacular array of flowers in the spring. But a lack of understanding of the basics of bulbs and planting techniques can mean wasted effort and poor results. Comment.

To The Point: A weekend of family, friends and memories

Welcome to the Point. The Point being College Point. Comment.

The Civic Scene: Clubs should have been closed long ago

The sad thing is that some patrons from these establishments and from other bars in Queens are disrupting the local communities and lowering the quality of life. Comment.

Editorial: A horrible crime

First what is known or can be assumed. Comment.

Editorial: Nowhere to sit

Why isn't anyone screaming? Comment.

Police Blotter: Bayside accident snarls rush-hour traffic on LIE

The overturned truck on the LIE at the Springfield Boulevard exit closed the westbound lanes on the highway, backing up traffic along the Clearview Expressway, Grand Central Parkway and the Belt Parkway. Traffic on the eastbound lanes came to a halt. Comment.

Colleagues mourn Indonesian activist 

The mutilated body of a Woodside lawyer who was on a mission to bring attention to human rights abuses in his native country of Indonesia was identified Sept. 6 by his relatives, a colleague said. Comment.

Man arrested for murder of jeweler

Anthony Garcia, 25, of 53-01 Junction Blvd. in Elmhurst, attempted to escape police by racing down a fire escape at about 3 a.m. Friday, authorities said. Garcia, who was charged with murder and robbery in the shooting death of Fausto Rodriguez, was arrested in Sunnyside, the Queens district attorney said. Comment.

Man arrested for Bayside jeweler slay

Anthony Garcia, 25, of 53-01 Junction Blvd. in Elmhurst, attempted to escape police by racing down a fire escape at about 3 a.m. Friday, authorities said. Garcia, who was charged with murder and robbery in the shooting death of Fausto Rodriguez, was arrested in Sunnyside, the Queens district attorney said. Comment.

Gianaris beats Thermos in primary fight

Based on unofficial returns from the city Board of Elections, Gianaris captured 51 percent of the vote. Of the 7,676 who voted in the district, 3,911 cast ballots for Gianaris and 3,765 voted for Thermos. Comment.

PS 100 parents do not want 8th graders

Should eighth graders who failed to be promoted to high school be taught in classrooms on the same grounds as an elementary school with pre-kindergartners? Comment.

Cummings crushes opponents

In the November general election Rhodd-Cummings will be voted in for her second full term since she does not face any opponent in the overwhelmingly Democratic district. Comment.

Kew Gardens Hills intersection gets new stop sign

Earlier this month, the new signs were installed at 147th Street and 72nd Avenue in the residential neighborhood just blocks from busy Main Street and on the cusp of some major new developments, officials said. Comment.

Nolan defeats O

The 16-year incumbent was challenged by the Sunnyside lawyer, whose campaign had picked up steam in recent weeks with the endorsements of both former Democratic Mayor Ed Koch and current Republican Mayor Rudolph Giuliani. Comment.

Delta Airlines adds quieter jets to its fleet

Frederick Reid, chief of marketing for Delta, and Carolyn Ezzell, managing director of the shuttle, introduced the Boeing 737-800, a $53 million, 156-seat jetliner that Reid said would be 90 percent quieter than the Boeing 727s now in service on the route from LaGuardia Airport. Comment.

York College launches aviation curriculum

The Port Authority announced Friday at York College that along with Gov. George Pataki it would help fund a new Aviation Institute at the school, which is located near John F. Kennedy International Airport and only a few miles from LaGuardia Airport on the north side of the borough. Comment.

Rhodd-Cummings beats rivals in primary contest

In the November general election Rhodd-Cummings will be voted in for her second full term since she does not face any opponent in the overwhelmingly Democratic district. Comment.

Toxins spread from Jamaica site: Report

Since the state discovered significant chemical contamination in February at the Atlantic Express Bus Co. location in Jamaica, area residents have worried that the toxins may have seeped into the drinking water and possibly caused cancer. Comment.

Teens killed owner for Chinese food: DA

The teenagers were all arrested Sept. 5 and charged with second-degree murder and first-degree robbery of the owner of a St. Albans restaurant who was delivering an order to an isolated, dead-end street in Springfield Gardens. The middle-class neighborhood is dotted with two-story homes and modest front lawns. Comment.

Scarborough easily wins primary battle with Pope

Since the district is overwhelmingly Democratic, the victory virtually assures that Scarborough, who was backed by the Queens County Democratic Party, will win re-election to a fourth consecutive term in the State Assembly Comment.

Nurses ask for new contracts

The nurses, who have been without a contract since December, are furious that the hospital is short-staffed. They contend that Parker officials are not concerned that the hospital is having problems attracting qualified nurses because, the protesters said, it does not offer a competitive salary. Comment.

Campaign tries to derail AirTrain in court case

Stephen DeCastro, a lawyer representing the Southeast Queens Concerned Neighbors and the Committee for Better Transit, argued before a three-judge panel at the Second Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan that the Port Authority should not be allowed to use public funds to complete the project because the agency did not fully disclose all of the pitfalls of the construction. Comment.

Girls make entrance into Molloy school

Starting last week, girls began coming to the Catholic high school, which for 108 years had been exclusively for boys. Comment.

$30K stolen from Flushing supermarket

The Sea King Supermarket in Flushing had been open for only two weeks when it was robbed. Comment.

Changes in Totten group proceed despite protest

David Brouwer, project manager for the Army Corps, said he has already received 12 applications from community members to be on the new Restoration Advisory Board and expects to get many more by the Sept. 15 deadline. Comment.

Sewer work set for Whitestone

The vote was 32-4. Comment.

Lancman fights for safe streets

Lancman was joined by David Weprin, Democratic candidate for City Council, community leaders and residents of Queens Village, Bellerose and Little Neck to draw attention to dangerous intersections in the three Queens neighborhoods. More than 75 people attended the three events. Comment.

Sewer plan raises Bayside

Clinton talks education at Queens College

Clinton spoke extensively about what she called "gaps" in the American education system, laying out proposals for shoring up the widening rift created by teachers and principals who in recent years have deserted the public school system. Comment.

LIE commuters get ready for more delays

Seventh in a series Comment.

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