Thursday, Oct. 19, 2000

Little Neck to get new grocery 

Fred Colin, of Colin Management and Construction in Manhasset, said his company was in the process of seeking another supermarket to lease the property on the corner of Northern Boulevard and Marathon Parkway. Comment.

Dining Out: Bell Boulevard on the Upper East Side

By Carol Brock Comment.

Community Calendar Listings Part II

The Cross Island YMCA, 238-10 Hillside Ave., Bellerose, and the MS 172 Beacon Center, 81-14 257th St., Floral Park, are jointly creating a Summer Jobs Bank for teens. YMCA Beacon Program helps young people in Queens prepare for the world of work. 718-347-3279. Comment.

Community Calendar Listings Part I

The Flushing YMCA, 138-46 Northern Blvd., 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 Metropolitan Youth Orchestra of New York, 1845 Northern Blvd., Manhasset holds auditions for its new MYO Children Comment.

Bayside seniors

Artists show

JCAL first began the program in the mid-1990s to support the talent of under-represented artists. Today, it continues to encourage the expression of young people by offering an outlet for their artwork. Comment.

Papazzio: Bell Boulevard on the Upper East Side

By Carol Brock Comment.

St. John

The Oct. 11 loss to the Fighting Irish ended an agonizing stretch that saw the Red Storm play four games in eight days, finishing 1-2-1. Comment.

St. Francis girls edge Sacred Heart, 1-0, take over first place

The win breaks a tie atop the Nassau-Suffolk Catholic High School Girls Athletic Association as the Terriers take over sole possession of first place from the Spartans. Comment.

The Civic Scene: Census undercount hurts everyone in boro

I must be fair and say that federal officials did try to get a higher count. The Census Bureau specifically hired people from the various ethnic groups in Queens to better reach the immigrant population. They placed TV, radio, and print ads, posters, information in the schools, and assigned workers to go home by home. Comment.

Editorial: No whites need apply

The civil rights activists would be outraged. And rightfully so. Comment.

Editorial: Year-round school

On the elementary school level, the Board of Ed pursued temporary remedies such as parking mobile classrooms in the school yards of the most overcrowded schools. Comment.

Learning the ABCs of tennis at Bay Terrace

He knows he wants players to feel good about the sport. Comment.

Sunnyside rally demands more cops

The 108th Precinct covers Woodside, Sunnyside and parts of Long Island City. Comment.

Woodside man slain, wife injured in failed robbery

The 41-year-old wife whom police refused to identify, is eight-months pregnant and suffered a laceration to the head after being hit with a blunt object, said Detective Carolyn Chew, an NYPD spokeswoman. She was taken to Elmhurst Hospital Center in stable condition, said 108th Precinct Capt. Michael Bryan. Comment.

Volunteers spruce up Bayside

PS 31 in Bayside got a little fall cleaning done over the weekend. Comment.

CB5 gives nod to parks improvements

Heading the priorities recommended by the executive committee for the fiscal year 2002 capital budget was the proposal to reconstruct Grover Cleveland Park and to erect a pedestrian crosswalk at Cooper Avenue. Comment.

Contractor stiffs owner on job: DA

But five months after hiring Hollis contractor Philip Hicks, a man she knew through connections in the Guyanese-American community in Queens, she had lost $26,000, according to a criminal complaint filed by the Queens district attorney. Comment.

Forest Hills priest flown out of country: Report

The New York Post reported Tuesday that Monsignor Thomas Gradilone, the 74-year-old former pastor at the Queens Boulevard church, was flown to a Catholic retreat center in Canada shortly before Bishop Thomas Daily of the Brooklyn and Queens Diocese told churchgoers on Oct. 1 that their former pastor was suspected of diverting millions from church coffers. Comment.

Middle Village roller rink named for fallen fireman 

Juniper Valley Park in Middle Village was jumping with kids, clowns, face painting, food and, of course, a hockey game Comment.

Port Authority promises to reduce flights at LGA

And De Cota pledged that the PA would remain on the job rather than leave as some private firms are known to do after an acquisition or merger. Comment.

Rottweiler attacks two little boys in Jamaica

One of the victims, 2-year-old Orin Kitt, was in critical condition Friday after at Mary Immaculate Hospital after undergoing surgery to repair his injuries, a hospital spokeswoman said, but he has since been treated and released. Comment.

New Head Start center opens in St. Albans

More than 200 people gathered on the grounds of St. Catherine of Sienna Church in St. Albans to name the newest Head Start center in southeast Queens after Stroman, who helped bring the program to St. Albans more than 40 years ago. Comment.

Clark campaign raises $5K for election

Clark said her treasurer, Joseph Samuels, did not know that he was required to file a report 32 days before the Nov. 7 general election because he was unaware that she had an opponent. She did not face a challenger in the Democratic primary. Comment.

Queens Village dad shot dead

Cruz, 31, of 99-10 209th St. in Queens Village and Maurice Townsend, 28, of 166th Street in the Morrisania section of the Bronx, apparently ran into three unidentified men who were entering Taino, an all-night Caribbean restaurant at 849 Prospect Ave. about 3 a.m., said Police Officer George Jensen, a department spokesman. Comment.

Grand Union to be replaced with new supermarket

Fred Colin, of Colin Management and Construction in Manhasset, said his company was in the process of seeking another supermarket to lease the property on the corner of Northern Boulevard and Marathon Parkway. Comment.

Bellerose cop shoots self at academy

Officer Joseph Dini, 34, of Bellerose was in critical condition at Cabrini Medical Center in Manhattan after an apparent suicide attempt, said Police Office Theresa Farello, an NYPD spokeswoman. Comment.

Levy urges biz leaders to help out schools

You would be the head of the New York City schools system, according to the actual chief - Schools Chancellor Harold Levy, who addressed more than 200 business leaders at a Queens Chamber of Commerce luncheon Tuesday focusing on education. Comment.

Boro park named for Jewish patriot

Parks Commissioner Henry Stern, Borough President Claire Shulman, City Councilman Morton Povman (D-Forest Hills) and Community Board 8 District Manager Diane Cohen were to join Jewish war veterans in Flushing Meadows on Monday to honor Hyam Salomon. Comment.

Mayersohn nets $49K for race

Even though Mayersohn has not been actively fund-raising, money has been flowing into and out of her campaign war chest. Comment.

Flushing family mourns loss of loved one

The glass door out front clicked shut and the women kept walking. The words on a flier scotchtaped to the door came into focus: $2,000 reward for the two teenagers who killed their father. Comment.

$5.75M planned for College Point ballfields

The shutting of the fields in October 1997 left some 1,300 children from around Queens without a place to play Little League softball and hockey. Comment.

CB 7 nixes builder parking variance

In a narrow 14-to-21 vote, the board voted against issuing a variance to permit the owner, Pi Associates LLC, to provide 16 fewer parking spots than the law requires. Comment.

Little Neck grieves for navy ship victims

More than 15 people died last Thursday and more than 30 were wounded when the destroyer USS Cole was attacked by a small boat which unleashed an explosion that crippled the ship refueling off Aden. Comment.

All aboard! Mets, Yanks face off in Subway Series 

On Monday, the New York Mets did their job with a 7-0 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals at Shea Stadium in Flushing. Comment.

Monday, Oct. 16, 2000

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