Friday, April 18, 2008

Special election for Gallagher’s seat to be held June 3

Gallagher stepped down from office Friday as part of a plea deal that would keep him out of prison and off the sex offenders registry after he was charged with sexually abusing a 52-year-old grandmother at his Middle Village district office in July. Comment.

Thursday, April 17, 2008

Auburndale Soccer: Magnozzi scores twice to lead Dragons over Dix Hills

Police seek suspect in store robbery

Man stole cold medicine from Rite Aid: DA

TVs, cash stolen from Horace Harding bar

Man had drugs in park after nightfall: Police

$30K stolen in ID theft

Man drove drunk, fled accident scene: Police

Flushing fake cop raped, robbed woman: DA

Motorist fleeing fight hits pedestrians: Cops

Four boro residents bribed inspectors: DOI

Scooter scavenger arrested with drugs: DA

Man stole batteries from Home Depot: DA

Man arrested for pot, public drinking: Cops

Grand Central Parkway crash injures two

Woodhaven Lanes rolls toward closing

Stop annual water rate hikes: Reps

Nelson Curl, 82

Frank McHugh, 98

Queens Zoo looking for volunteers for teaching, tours, special events

St. John’s to host recycling event for electronics and light clothing

Volunteers needed to protect nursing home residents’ rights

Queens Council on Arts provides training for teaching artists

Children to star in production of ‘Wizard of Oz’ at St. Mary’s

Queens Borough Public Library board of trustees meeting set

Homecoming planned for alumni of St. Anastasia Parish School

Community can meet 115th Pct. commander at outreach event

LIC Bike Parade kicks off May 10

York College to host Earth Day summit

E-ZPass applications available

Civil court offers debt help

Bayside Baskin-Robbins honors firefighters with 31-cent scoop

Fundraisers

A boutique blooms in Astoria

Business Calendar

Western Queens Community Calendar

Southeast Queens Community Calendar

NY officials slam feds’ runway lottery plan

U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.), Gov. David Paterson and the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey criticized the decision as misguided and likely to cost passengers more to fly. Comment.

Handball

Photos by Cat Cutillo Comment.

It’s up to you to grade your Queens schools

Willets Point project not viable for Queens

Jamaica Estates residents deserve respect on dorm issue

Queens expects better from rogue electeds

Sheldon’s Puppets

Northeast Queens Community Calendar

Stewart Kessler, 54

Western Queens Arts & Entertainment Calendar

Keep kids on campus for lunch: Gianaris

Electric vehicles to replace Astoria Park’s clunkers

QStage: Queens Theater Calendar

McGee, Rodriguez, MacWithey star in losses

Empire State Games tryouts begin in May

DePhillips Athletic Club: Gluck’s double propels Mets

Southeast Queens Arts & Entertainment Calendar

Molloy grad leads QC baseball to victory

CNG All-city girls’ basketball Second Team

CNG All-city girls’ basketball Player of the Year

CNG All-city girls’ basketball First Team

CNG All-city girls’ basketball Coach of the Year

CNG All-city boys’ basketball Second Team

CNG All-city boys’ basketball Player of the Year

CNG All-city boys’ basketball First Team

CNG All-city boys’ basketball Coach of the Year

Northeast Queens Arts & Entertainment Calendar

Wednesday, April 16, 2008

Margulies’ goal propels Bayside, deflates Cardozo

Zoe Margulies saw the effect of her 56th-minute strike almost immediately. Comment.

Renzi, Kilpatrick pound Prep in Boulevard battle

It was the type of hit that wasn't supposed to happen in the post-aluminum bat era of high-school baseball. So, Holy Cross senior first baseman Robbie Renzi was as surprised as anyone at Preller Field when he simply extended the barrel of his wooden bat across the outside of the strike zone and launched a home run over the fence in left-center field. Comment.

Bayside man dies in accident at Manhattan construction site

Kevin Kelly, 25, was installing window panels on the 23rd floor of the building at 400 East 67th St. around 10:30 a.m. when the nylon safety harness connecting him to the building failed and he fell to the 14th floor balcony, the officials said. Comment.

Two councilman’s aides indicted on embezzlement charges

Asquith Reid, chief of staff for Councilman Kendall Stewart (D-Flatbush), and Joycinth Anderson, another Stewart staffer, were formally charged with money laundering conspiracy and mail fraud conspiracy, each of which carries a potential 20 year prison sentence with a conviction, Garcia said. Comment.

Brooklyn man dies after fall from Shea escalator

Police said Brooklyn resident Antonio Narainasami was leaving Shea following the New York Mets' 6-0 victory over the Washington Nationals when he lost his footing on an escalator headed down from the stadium's mezzanine level and plunged more than 40 feet to the concrete floor below. Comment.

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