Fall registration for the Workshop In Business Opportunities (WIBO) classes, How to Build a Growing Profitable Business, a free 16-week intensive educational workshop that teaches candidates the skills needed to run a business, is currently open.
Frank McCartney, who helped to produce three college All-American athletes while coaching cross country and indoor and outdoor track and field teams at Xaverian High School, recently retired from coaching and teaching history at the Bay Ridge based school
New Yorkers, who have shown a commitment to leadership, were delivered a tall salute by a guest list that topped the 1,000 mark during an awards ceremony presented by the Council of Jewish Organizations (COJO) of Flatbush.
Coldly and calculatingly, Russian President Vladimir Putin expressed no regret, nor remorse, for post-World War II Soviet supremacy in Central and Eastern Europe and the atrocities committed therein as he joined President George W. Bush in t
Join Assemblyman Steven Cymbrowitz, Maimonides Medical Center and Youth D.A.R.E.S. for the 2nd Annual Lena Cymbrowitz Community Health Fair, Celebrating Good Health: The Mind-Body Connection, from 12-4 p.m., May 22 at Emmons Avenue between Sheepshead Bay
Its that time again. Stroll with me down the long, magnificently decorated marble corridor of this elegant Courier-Life building. We will pass the portraits of every executive, past and present, of this marvelous publishing company, as we make our w
People purchasing computers have little or no knowledge of how to use them. Especially now that computers have come so low in price, everybody is buying them. Computers are so affordable; Im amazed that every family doesnt have more than one.
Districts 26 in northeast Queens, 27 in South Ozone Park and 28 covering Jamaica, Richmond Hill and Forest Hills will join 16 others citywide in conducting CEC run-offs Thursday and Friday to fill 25 seats still vacant after the regular elections.
Jessica Piccolino had a strong outing in her pitching debut for Mc Kee Post. Her entire team contributed to the win with a great offensive display. Christina Guerra, Jenna Palazzolo, Katie Mc Grory and Jessica Piccolino each scored three runs. Gianna Di C
For the Yankees, playing new positions for the first time and turning in stellar defensive plays were, Tony DeFelice on the mound and David Bianchi at first. Also doing a great job in the outfield were Jose Rodriguez, Elizabeth Zullo, Manny Feggaros and
Walcott asked for three acres of land during a meeting May 5 to determine the future of the facility. The federal Department of Veterans Affairs has hired Price Waterhouse Coopers to study how to modernize the St. Albans Primary and Extended Care Center
A once dilapidated stretch of Brookville Boulevard in Rosedale known as Snake Road recently got a new asphalt skin due to lobbying by the City Councilman James Sanders Jr. (D-Laurelton) with the city Department of Transportation.
The source, who spoke on the condition of anonymity, said the weapon was found across the street from the 189-98 Ridgedale St. school during an unannounced search for contraband in the morning of May 5. Parents reported seeing several students across from
The man, Joe Manley of 12-35 35th Ave., shot at a Lexus automobile parked in a McDonald’s parking lot at Sutphin Boulevard and Linden Boulevard in 2002 thinking that a man with whom he had been feuding was behind the wheel, District Attorney Richard
They were rescued around 6 p.m. near the north shore of the Stoney Creek Marsh island by police divers and were transported to the police’s aviation base and later to an ambulance, police said. The men then told police of a third man, 17, who needed
The dead man, Rudy Bourne of 128th Street, was shot once in the chest and pronounced dead at the scene, police said. The 21-year-old man was struck once in the groin, police said, while the woman was shot once in the right shoulder. Police initially said
Jamal Korayim of 139-08 85th Dr. was arraigned last Thursday in State Supreme Court in Kew Gardens on charges of forcible touching, endangering the welfare of a child and harassment, the district attorney spokeswoman said. He returned to court Tuesday and
Before Andre Shobey of Manhattan entered his murder plea in State Supreme in Kew Gardens, the presiding judge indicated he would sentence the man to 15 years to life in prison when the 47-year-old returns to court June 14, DA Richard Brown said.
Bernard Luster, 40, of 67-03 Beach Channel Dr. began a relationship with the girl after she transposed two numbers while calling her father, the DA said. The Far Rockaway man admitted to going to the girl’s house three times to pick her up in July a
THURSDAY, May 19 - The Long Island City YMCA puts on a New Interactive Murder Mystery Show called “Clueless for Murder” at Riccardo’s by the Bridgeat 21-01 24th Ave. in Astoria. Cocktails and dinner beginning at 6 p.m. The event is spo
MAY 26 - 4th Annual Queens Procurement Exposition. Enter the lucrative world of government and corporate procurement. Become a registered vendor, and plug into the databases that allow you to sell services and products to large agencies and private firms.
Gioia recently was the keynote speaker at the Queens Spring Parent Conference, hosted by Rose Walker-Yates, UFT Parent Liaison. The event was a celebration of the bond that holds parents and teachers together in common cause to the kids in our public scho
Missing from this list is Bayside High School. That might not be so disappointing except for the fact that the elementary schools in the area zoned for Bayside High are some of the best in the city, second only to the schools in the Cardozo zone. The Bays
From the small clique that I knew, only one succeeded in the baseball player dream and many others in the police officer realm. These people took on the job that they dreamt about as kids, with the hopes that they could support their families and do some
The Council knows that bringing the Olympics to New York City 2012 would be a major feather in the mayor’s cap. They also know the clock is ticking. The mayor must be able to convince the Olympic Committee that he has the city’s complete suppo
At the at times emotional hearing the usual crowd came forward with the usual reasons for denying the home. Speakers opposing group homes usually begin with a line like “I have nothing against retarded people, but...” The opposition raised que
The Wildcats have been playing for years on a vacant lot that doesn’t belong to them. Now there are signs that the new owner of the property is preparing to build housing on the lot. If this happens, the Wildcats will be suddenly homeless and the fa
We may have given the impression that we did not share our readers’ annoyance with the growing trend to show as many as 15 minutes of commercials before a movie begins. Not so. Forcing people who paid as much as $10 to see a movie and $7 for a bucke