Friday, Feb. 22, 2008

Thursday, Feb. 21, 2008

Southeast Queens Arts & Entertainment Calendar

Northeast Queens Arts & Entertainment Calendar

No more toxic schools: Pols

Civil court offers debt help

cleaver murder arrest

Four Queens businesses lose liquor licenses

S. Ozone Park man shot to death

Fundraisers

Drug raid nets five in S. Ozone Park: Police

Three teens arrested in attack on another

Clerk at Casual Male stole from till: Police

Teen tagger arrested at Elmhurst’s IS 5: Cops

Elmhurst teen charged in bottle attack: Cops

New Mexico under the N train

Bank worker taped robbing $10G: Police

Four men arrested in baseball bat threat

MTA Willets land in dispute

Business Calendar

Civics oppose hospital plan

Jersey gift needs to be exchanged

Scout dials up surefire merit badge

New owner and president at Globe Institute

Noted author inspires young P.S. 255 scribes

Party time for P.S. 312 staff, parents and students

Man leaps from Ocean Ave. building

School cuts spark protests

Fire ravages E. 98th Street building

Home safety tips for senior citizens

Caregiver support and resources

Popular book sale at local church

Smooth sailing for Mill Basin Mariners

Holliswood Hosp. awarded

One-on-one with Weiner

Media help

Top schools in jeopardy

‘Partay For a Cause’ to benefit handicapped youths

Changes at Globe Institute

Robots perform surgery at local hospital

New Obstetrics & Gynecology appointment

Fire forces families out into the street

DOB responds to construction deaths

Sticker-shocked teens fight back - Brooklyn College students rebel against book costs

115th Precinct rookie cop committed suicide: Police

Underground music in Brooklyn

A healthy red glow for savvy women

Unholy demolition

The bible ain’t a deed

Don’t make me laugh

Conservationist McCain

Rochelle Schatzman dies

Ocean Parkway horror

Major World CEO Bruce Bendell to speak at Queens Coll. event

Bklyn delegates mix it up

Stonewall against class cuts

Traditional twirls…

Hard hats aid Afghan economy

In the Afghan kitchen

Scrubbing up with the 68 Deltas - Army trainees learn how to care for injured soldiers on the battlefield

Guard responds to tornado crisis

She’s the Marine watchdog for IEDs

Foundation helps keep families whole

Zoo seeks volunteers for tours, to help with events

Eye on Brooklyn waterfront

Catholic schools week - Special mass marks beginning of celebration

Ragusa clarification

Toys that are so last century - ‘American Toys & Games of the 20th Century’

Popular book sale

Senior safety tips

Rats! It’s gonna be a heck of a new Year!

These folks make living in Bay Ridge just grand

Public recycling cans make their debut - Color-coated containers on area corners

Kindness is good in BR

Senior citizen groped

Golden meet

National Council of Negro Women offers service learning program

PUBLIC SPACE RECYCLING PROGRAM EXPANDED

An expanded recycling program means cleaner streets on White Plains Road. Comment.

KNOWING THE SCORE: I

PROPOSED WATERWAY TRAVEL COULD ALLEVIATE CONGESTION

In her State of the City Address presented on February 12, City Council Speaker Christine Quinn announced a plan for a five-borough, year-round, comprehensive New York City Ferry System. Comment.

WEDDING BELLS RING ON VALENTINE

BCC HELPS CONSTRUCTION APPRENTICE

Bronx Community College Comment.

LOCAL AUTHOR TEACHES TOLERANCE THROUGH KIDS

My Name is Bertha is a story of hope for all children living with differences that make them victims of criticism and outcasts among their peers. Comment.

WINGS SOAR TO BRONX TITLE

YONKERS BLIND HOME TO RELOCATE TO THE BRONX

Yet another facility is moving to the Bronx, ensuring that the economic renaissance of the borough is going ahead at full steam. Comment.

VALENTINE

CB 6 OKAYS BID

A motion passed to approve the proposal that would establish a Business Improvement District for Belmont, also known as Little Italy, at the Community Board 6 meeting on February 13. Comment.

NEW BRONX BUSINESS - BROKE, BUT HAPPY

The Bronx has experienced an economic boom in recent years and Debra Kravet credits the borough for saving her business. Comment.

COMMUNITY HAPPENINGS

In light of the recent arrest of more than 60 members of the Gambino crime family, many of whom had been involved in construction, water tunneling, and the trucking of dirt from construction projects, Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz is calling for full disclosure and assurance by the city Comment.

COMMUNITY AFFAIRS STARTS OUTREACH

EASTCHESTER GARDEN TEENS TEAM UP WITH COPS...AGAIN

To continue a precinct-wide initiative to forge a better relationship between community youth and cops, 49th Precinct police officers are teaming up with local teens for the 2nd Annual Cops & Kids Basketball Game. Comment.

JUDGE POSTPONES WATER

WP RD FIRE VICTIMS GET HELP

Help is on the way for victims of the 5-alarm fire that tore through close to 12 businesses on the White Plains Road shopping strip on February 4. Comment.

MAKE-A-WISH GRANTS # 7,000

The Make-A-Wish Foundation granted its 7,000th wish in the New York metro area to a native son of the Bronx. Comment.

GIRLS

STUDENTS DEFY GRAVITY

KEANE SQUARE VAGRANTS PERSIST

MOM, POP BUSINESS FACES EVICTION

A mom and pop business catering to a variety of needs in the Throggs Neck area may be forced out of their space, prompting concern from area residents who want to keep the small business in the community. Comment.

ODD FELLOWS OPEN NEW FACILITY

The Rebekah Rehab & Extended Care Center celebrated its official grand opening on Tuesday, February 12, making it the latest addition to the Odd Fellows Life Community, a nonprofit organization dedicated to caring for the elderly and serving the community at large. Comment.

ST. PATTY

VALENTINE

GOV SPARES WSMC

NIA penny harvest

Students suffer from textbook sticker shock - High costs hit Brooklyn College students hard

Health-conscious ladies enjoy a healthy red glow

Homegtown prez delegates

St. John’s Prep plans April reunion

‘No class’ budget cuts

Wyckoff Farmhouse

Aid for special seniors

Join the Pythians

Painter’s show up at LIC gallery

Caregiver support

A greener way to home living

‘Partay For a Cause’ benefits handicapped

February BWECC meet

Safety for seniors

New LICH appointment

StoryCorps seeks contributors for 9/11 memorial

William E. Grady students are in the driver’s seat

A Tall salute to dedicated neighborhood volunteers

New owner and president for globe institute

Modern dance on the cutting edge of creativity

Publishers soak students - Brooklyn College teens feel bite in their wallets

Golden town hall meeting

Volunteers needed for nursing home outreach

71-year-old groped

POLICE BLOTTER

GAVEL TO GAVEL

School budget cuts opposed

High culture comes home

Scrap quotas, DOE says

Gravesend bombshell

Single card studied for airports, subways, buses

"The Port Authority will partner with NJ Transit to undertake an eight-month pilot test to allow customers to use contactless bank cards, key fobs, cell phones and other devices to pay transit fares," the Port Authority said. Comment.

Corona blaze claims 5-year-old boy

The boy, identified by family members as Jason Guallpa, was found wedged between the wall and a television set in a bedroom adjacent to the source of the fire, officials said. He was pronounced dead at the scene. Comment.

One in five Americans in 2050 will be foreign-born: Report

Police seek suspect in Jamaica rape

The incident occurred Saturday after midnight near 137th Avenue and 155th Street, where the suspect allegedly tricked a 16-year-old girl into believing he was a police officer and told her to get into his vehicle, police said. The man then drove the victim to a parking lot near 102nd Avenue and 185th Street, where he pulled out a knife and raped her, according to police. Comment.

College Round-Up: St. John’s Prep grad takes home CUNY honors

CK makes Royal statement

Applications available for 2008 City Parks Partnerships Academy

Time Warner Cable must go

City schools shouldn’t rely too much on test scores

Ackerman no friend to his constituents

Put congestion fee to a vote

Little Bay Park facility welcome

Erika’s Law would protect civil liberties

CB 13 ignores group homes’ rights

Assess environmental effects of congestion pricing

District 30 Education Council seeks member to fill vacancy

Noise will plague Willets Point

Con Ed pipe fixes won’t be cheap

TimesLedger wrong on carriages

Don’t Block Willets Point

AirTrain on a Roll

An Avoidable Tax

The Councilman vs. Big Brother

It takes two

Western Queens Community Calendar

Southeast Queens Community Calendar

Northeast Queens Community Calendar

Western Queens Arts & Entertainment Calendar

QStage: Queens Theater Calendar

Velazquez offers free tax help

Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2008

Defending champ Holy Cross advances to Brooklyn/Queens final

Blaise Ffrench watched from a few feet away as Christ the King senior Ryan Pearson threw down a ferocious dunk on Tyshawn Russell in the second quarter. To Russell's credit, he stood in there and took the offensive foul, but got a knee in the chest and a meeting with the floor for his troubles. Comment.

Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2008

Memorial services planned for Bayside teen killed in crash

Wednesday's viewing will be between 3 p.m. and 5 p.m. and then from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. On Thursday, the wake will be from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Comment.

Monday, Feb. 18, 2008

Judge orders psych evaluation for Corona man accused of slashings

Daniel Tarloff, of 99-45 60th Ave., was arraigned on charges of murder and attempted murder Sunday by Judge Ruth Pickholz in Manhattan Criminal Court. Pickholz ordered a psychiatric evaluation after Tarloff, who has a history of mental instability, referred to his attorney, Legal Aid lawyer Reginald Sharpe, as Rev. Al Sharpton and accused him of not being licensed. Comment.

Rosedale man found shot to death in home

The incident occurred around 11:30 p.m., when officers responded to a call that a man was shot in a two-family house located near 147th Drive and Weller Lane, police said. When officers arrived, they found a 42-year-old man dead from two gunshot wounds to the head and torso, according to police. Comment.

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