Astoria Times

Sunday, July 31, 2011

Astoria Times

Our Lady of Mt. Carmel celebrates 170 years of service

Since its beginnings as the work of one Irish priest who held the borough’s first Catholic mass in a home, Astoria’s Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Parish has seen a multitude of changes during its 170 years which were marked with an anniversary mass last week. Comment.
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Gov. signs ban on ‘chica chica’ cards

Adios, “chica chica” cards. Comment.
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Canz gets small screen spotlight

An Astoria restaurant and its busty, attractive waitresses are set to broadcast in homes across the country. Comment.
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Perv arrested in Astoria: Cops

A man was arrested last week on charges of sexual abuse, forcible touching and harassment after multiple reports were made on an Astoria social networking site about a man who groped women while riding a bicycle, NYPD said. Comment.

Wednesday, July 27, 2011

Astoria Times

City, Van Bramer celebrate repaved Roosevelt Ave.

The brutal snowstorms of last winter have wreaked havoc on many city streets, but those who drive on Roosevelt Avenue in Woodside should be having less of a bumpy ride. Comment.
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Bravest relish firehouse save

City Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer (D-Sunnyside) visited Ladder 128, a Blissville fire company originally slated for closure under Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s budget proposal, where he and the firefighters Tuesday spoke of the harm the action would have caused to the community and city. Comment.

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