Thursday, Sept. 28, 2000

Community Calendar Listings

The Teen Center at The Cross Island YMCA, 238-10 Hillside Ave., Bellerose, is back in session with packed schedule of creative activities. The Teen Center is opened on Saturdays from 7 to 10 p.m. for ages 13-18. Activities include swimming, racquetball, arts & crafts, strength training, games and basketball. Upcoming special events include a Back to School Party on Sept. 30. Admission: $5, $2; a resume writing workshop on Oct. 14; a Scary Movie Marathon on Oct. 21; and Hollowfest Annual Halloween Event for ages 12 and up on Oct. 31 from Comment.

Arts & Entertainment Listing

Everything kids want to know about worms and are not afraid to ask, will be offered at the Worm Weekend Sat.-Sun., Sept. 30-Oct. 1, 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Long Island Children Comment.

Bayside family to march for autism research

As the activities of his family and visitors swirl around him, Robby moves inside, running into the room, bouncing on the couch, and flitting back out before he can become too involved or interested. Comment.

Steve & Eydie still have the spark

When everyone was finally seated in the sold-out theater, the lights dimmed over the hushed audience and a full, 20-piece orchestra began playing an overture of the hit songs by the pair. Comment.

Hall of Science offers mind-body experience

The best kind of workout will exercise the mind as well as the body, and a new attraction at the New York Hall of Science promises to do just that. Comment.

Country in the city

Gray skies or not, children stuffed straw into shirts and jeans to make scarecrows, petted farm animals, sat on tractors, and munched on treats as the Queens Farm Museum brought a slice of country to New York City. Comment.

College Round-up: Droesch to fly with BC Eagles

McManus, who will be a freshman this season, is one of the main reasons why Droesch, a 5-foot-10 guard, chose the Boston school over a host of others. Comment.

Boldon leads list of Queens

Boldon, running for his native Trinidad and Tobago, finished behind best friend and training partner Maurice Greene from the United States. Greene, the favorite in the 100 meter, won the gold with a time of 9.87. Boldon won the silver in 9.99 and Obadele Thompson of Barbados finished third (10.04). Comment.

Baysiders confront city on controlling flooding  

Last Thursday those cries were answered by none other than city Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Joel Miele and his staff, who told about 30 residents gathered at the intersection that help was on the way. Comment.

St. Francis girls soccer using team philosophy

But this year is a bit different for Jenkins. The Terriers have met success in 2000, garnering a 3-1-1 record, but have done so without a superstar, without a go-to player. The team lost its entire defensive core and its best returning player, Dawn Gorynski, decided to concentrate her full efforts on basketball. So St. Francis Prep has relied on a total team effort to get off to one of its best starts in history. Comment.

Molloy gets measure of revenge in non-league win

While it was just another win for head coach Andy Kostell, he admitted it had a little bit more meaning for the returning players who suffered through that defeat almost a year ago. Comment.

Bosco’s Corner: PSAL needs to balance playing field

Not that being the best team in Queens means anything anymore. None of the nine teams in the borough plays an all-Queens schedule, something I think is long overdue. And, in many cases, teams down the block from one another are operating on an entirely different skill levels, yet they play in the same division and vie for the same playoff spots. Comment.

To The Point: Runners converge on MacNeil Park for 5K

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

Neighnor to Neighbor: Model Blocks, ponies mark summer

How swiftly fades the summer light, as shadows darken into night! Comment.

Our History: Statue of Liberty still holds torch of freedom

Not like the brazen giant of Greek fame, Comment.

Editorial: Parents want choice

Recent Real Estate Transactions

Bayside, 47-35 216 St., Coo Garden Apt., $59,000, Bed 1, Bath 1, Construction-Brick, M/Mnt. $378 Comment.

Bayside man shot during argument

Odell Mackall, 58, of 35-19 214th Place, was arrested after allegedly shooting Acey King, 43, of 35-17 214th Place during an argument. King was taken to New York Hospital Medical Center of Queens in stable condition. Comment.

New school faces fierce opposition

At a Community Board 5 meeting Sept. 20 at St. Aloysius Parish Hall, about 125 neighbors and community activists overwhelmingly objected to putting PS 245 at 384 Seneca Ave. because nearby St. Aloysius school already fills neighboring streets with students, residents say. Comment.

2 gunned down outside park in Richmond Hill 

Wilbur Garces, 30, of 84-29 101st St., and his 14-year-old passenger, Brian Edguardo of 330 Lincoln Ave. in Brooklyn, were found dead in the car shortly before 9 p.m. Tuesday, said Cadet John Sammarco, a police spokesman. Comment.

Driver, 19, plowed into teen: Police

Two other victims, a cousin and friend of the driver, were rushed to Mary Immaculate Hospital Sunday morning, said Detective Carolyn Chew, a Police Department spokeswoman. Comment.

Middle Village to honor 19th century soldier

But now a headstone to pay tribute to Sgt. William Koelpin - born in Prussia in 1845, enlisted in Brooklyn in 1866 and buried here in 1912 - is to be unveiled in his honor by fellow soldiers Comment.

Wendy

Man arrested in two-year-old murder

On Saturday police announced they were able to identify the 13-year-old girl found dead two years ago and had arrested the man they think killed her on July 18, 1998. Comment.

Jamaica residents fear contamination led to cancer

State Sen. Malcolm Smith (D-St. Albans) announced at a heated community meeting last week that his staff has a list of 74 residents living near the 107-10 180th St. site who have some form of cancer or have died from the disease. Comment.

Court dismisses suit against St. John

The lawsuit was filed on Nov. 19, 1999 in federal court in Manhattan claiming Keady was forced to resign from the school because of his refusal to wear products bearing the logo of the well-known sneaker company. Comment.

CB 12 OKs new senior housing in S. Jamaica

The proposed buildings would be constructed at the vacant lot which is bordered by Merrick Boulevard to the east, 166th Street to the West, 107th Avenue to the north, and Hendrickson Avenues to the south. The lot is city-owned property, the site every summer of an outdoor gospel revival sponsored by the New Greater Bethel Ministries, based in Cambria Heights. Comment.

Hillary courts Jewish vote at Jamaica nursing home

On Monday Clinton appeared with U.S. Rep. Thomas Lantos (D-California), the only Holocaust survivor serving in Congress, at the Margaret Tietz Center in Jamaica, a nursing home where more than half the residents lived through the Holocaust. Comment.

Meeks may face penalties

Parker Jewish strikes deal with union

The nurses, who have been without a contract since December, reached the tentative accord with the facility Sept. 12 and voted to approve the contract package Friday. Comment.

Main Street

Flushing fire blazes through home

The officials said the Fire Department received nearly a half-dozen calls in only a few minutes, just before midnight, with some witnesses reporting flames shooting out of the windows of the frame house at 43-43 163rd St. Four minutes after arriving, the fire units transmitted an all-hands, a request for additional manpower, the officials said. Comment.

Asian voters met barriers during primary: Advocates

The speakers told the Subcommittee on Immigration, chaired by City Councilman Lloyd Henry (D-Brooklyn), that polling sites in culturally diverse communities like Brighton Beach in Brooklyn, Chinatown in lower Manhattan and Flushing were understaffed with translators and that non-English-speaking voters were often treated rudely by poll workers Comment.

Solar energy is hot topic at APEC in Douglaston

The solar symposium was sponsored by APEC, NY Shines, a Pace University School of Law Energy Project, the Queens Civic Congress Inc., the New York City Audubon Society and the Queens Green Party. Comment.

Baysiders grieve for slain man

Queens census response second lowest in city

Queens missed its target response rate of 63 percent by nine points and was the only borough to fare worse than it did in 1990. In 1990, 58 percent of Queens residents participated in the census. Comment.

State DEC investigating pesticides in Alley Pond

The pesticide Anvil, which the city has been using to eradicate West Nile virus-carrying mosquitoes, was discovered by the city Health Department in trace amounts in the more than 600-acre Alley Pond and another lake on Staten Island, said state DEC spokeswoman Jennifer Post. Comment.

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