Sunday, Sept. 24, 2000

Thursday, Sept. 21, 2000

Totten board protests reorganization

About 15 community activists and civic leaders, many of whom were RAB members, attended the meeting called by RAB Community Co-chairman Richard Jannaccio at the Civil War-era fort in Bayside. The group met to draft a letter to U.S. Rep. Gary Ackerman (D-Bayside) outlining their concerns. Comment.

Dining Out: A taste of Korea on Northern Boulevard

248-25 Northern Blvd. Comment.

Community Calendar Listings

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 Listings

The Outrageous Fortune Company holds auditions for Comment.

Artists come together at 

Natalia Paruz, an Israeli born artist and Astoria resident for the past 10 years, is the current vice president of ARTstoria. Comment.

Queens Museum of Art has some unique offerings

The Queens Museum of Arts offers a variety of works this fall, some unique to the museum. Comment.

Flushing Town Hall hosts world-class talent

The opening act, at 8 p.m., will be the acclaimed Valerie Capers Quartet. Comment.

Downtown past

Bu Myung: A taste of Korea on Northern Boulevard

248-25 Northern Blvd. Comment.

St. John

SJU soccer storms to 2 wins over 

After getting upset in their league opener by Pittsburgh last week, 1-0, the Red Storm have won two straight Big East contests and have moved up three slots in the national rankings to No. 5. Comment.

College Round-up: Queens women’s team notches second win

Despite just three available subs and some players without previous experience, the Queens College women's soccer team has gotten off to an impressive start, winning two of its first three games of the year. Comment.

Molloy

Newtown hoping to return to soccer top spot

And with the nucleus of that team back this year, Ranzer feels confident Newtown can return to the title game and possibly repeat as city champs for the third time in history. Comment.

Richmond Hill in hunt for Queens South 

Senior forward Andrew Davis returns after scoring 10 goals, as does three-year starting sweeper Mousa Kouyate. The goalkeeper spot is strong again with the return of Diego Ramos. To help fill the void created by the departure of the Morales twins, juniors Mohammed Abdul and Stephen Curtis hope to solidify the midfield. Comment.

Christ the King Royals fall to Chaminade, 3-0

Battling the injury bug early in the season has stymied the Christ the King offense, which had an opportunity to give the team the lead late in the second quarter but came away empty-handed. Comment.

Bosco’s Corner:

Hooping it up for a cause

Some of the top names in the NBA gathered at Nassau Coliseum last Tuesday to play in the 9th annual New York All-Star Basketball Classic. Comment.

Editorial: Olympics in NYC 

The 2012 Olympics would involve the entire metropolitan area from Nassau County to the Meadowlands. But ground zero for the Olympics would be western Queens, where the Olympic Village would be located. A glorious idea. The world's greatest athletes would gather with the majestic Manhattan skyline as a backdrop. Almost overnight this neglected and underdeveloped piece of real estate would become the envy of the world. Each borough would host events, but the home for the 2012 Olympics would be Queens. Comment.

Auburndale eatery draws multicultural diners

But the restaurant at 171-10 Northern Blvd. is more than just a buffet with diverse and interesting fare. Owners Myung Park, and Yun No, along with manager Sue Shon, said the main reason for opening San Soo Kap San 2 was to experiment. Comment.

McIntee picked to lead boro

Schools Chancellor Harold Levy thinks School District 26 Superintendent Claire McIntee is super. Comment.

SB24 super gets lesson on reading

District 24 includes Ridgewood, Glendale, Maspeth, Middle Village, Elmhurst and Corona. Comment.

Richmond Hill residents up in arms over nightclub  

Casa Latina, at 116-02 Jamaica Ave. in Richmond Hill, draws crowds of young people for music and dancing most Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights. During the summer, residents say, a number of fights and disturbances broke out outside the club, spilling onto the lawns of private residences. Comment.

Council seat hopefuls hold first forum

The veteran councilman, first elected in 1971, is being forced from office next year because of term limits. All 13 other Queens members, as well as the borough president, will be prevented from seeking re-election in 2001, creating an open field for political newcomers. Comment.

Dear spent more funds, lost primary to Weiner

Weiner won the Democratic primary Sept. 12 with 73 percent of the vote, according to unofficial results. The first-term incumbent is virtually assured of re-election in November in the heavily Democratic district. Comment.

Politicians host meet on energy

The forum at Queensborough Community College was organized by state Sen. Daniel Hevesi (D-Forest Hills) and state Assemblyman Mark Weprin (D-Bayside), who said many constituents have called his office complaining of high utility rates. Comment.

Queens West eyed for 2012 Olympic Games

But while Borough President Claire Shulman says she does not oppose bringing the Olympics to New York, she believes some parts of Queens proposed as venues for athlete housing would be better suited for residential purposes. Comment.

FAA opens new headquarters near JFK

A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held Monday inside the elegant new brick building at 159-30 Rockaway Blvd., which is less than a five-minute drive from John F. Kennedy International Airport. Comment.

Jamaica outraged over toxin in water

Representatives from the state Department of Environmental Conservation and state Department of Health addressed an anxious crowd of more than 200 people from the community Tuesday at the St. Benedict the Moor Church meeting room. Comment.

St. Albans blaze was set: Officials

Tenielle Keitt, of 173-301 113th Ave. in St. Albans, just blocks from the homes of several Queens politicians, was found dead in her house by police and firefighters who responded to a 911 call about the fire at 4:33 a.m. Monday. Comment.

Clark visits two classes at PS 36

State Assemblywoman Barbara Clarke (D-Queens Village), who represents the Queens Village, Cambria Heights and St. Albans, spoke to the 9- and 10-year-old students as part of a nation-wide program sponsored by the National Conference of State Legislators called "Go Back to School." Comment.

Parker Jewish nurses reach contract agreement 

The nurses, who have been without a contract since December, reached the tentative accord with the facility Sept. 12 and were slated to vote on the contract package on Friday, Sept. 22. Details of the agreement were not to be released until after the vote. Comment.

Council hopefuls hold first debate

The veteran councilman, first elected in 1971, is being forced from office next year because of term limits. All 13 other Queens members, as well as the borough president, will be prevented from seeking re-election in 2001, creating an open field for political newcomers. Comment.

Generators ordered to move: CB 7

The transformer was first installed two years ago in July, near 138th Street and 15th Avenue, to provide electricity for the College Point megastores. Since it was built on the College Point Industrial Park, a site regulated by the city Economic Development Corporation, the transformer was required to be at least 60 feet from nearby homes. Comment.

APEC to host forum on solar power

The power of the sun will be the main subject of a Solar Symposium scheduled for 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Alley Pond Environmental Center in Douglaston Saturday. The event will focus on the activities of NY Shines, a Pace University School of Law Energy Project working to foster awareness about solar energy. Comment.

Douglaston pastor set to retire

FAA opens new headquarters close to JFK

A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held Monday inside the elegant new brick building at 159-30 Rockaway Blvd., which is less than a five-minute drive from John F. Kennedy International Airport. Comment.

Schumer warns oil prices may continue to climb

And now, as some forecasters are predicting a colder winter than in years past, concerns over price gouging and unusually low oil inventories have thoroughly seeped into every corner of the Northeast. Comment.

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