Friday, Feb. 24, 2006

109th arrests 3 in Flushing, Whitestone home robs

The three suspects, one juvenile around 15 years old and two young adults in their 20s, would pose as flyer distributors, break into empty houses and make off with hundreds of dollars of loot hidden in a baby stroller, leaving ransacked homes in their wake, authorities said. Comment.

Astoria power plant sale complete

A $975 million sale of a power plant located at 21-01 20th Ave. in Astoria and two in Brooklyn generating together nearly a quarter of New York City's energy was finalized Thursday, an official of the acquiring company said. Comment.

Quinn tours cancer center at Queens Hospital

City Council Speaker Christine Quinn (D-Manhattan) visited Southeast Queens Friday for a tour of Queens Cancer Center at Queens Hospital in Jamaica. Councilmen James Gennaro (D-Fresh Meadows) and David Weprin (D-Hollis) joined Quinn on the tour, which according to Gennaro's office, was arranged to "introduce the Council Speaker to the vital diagnostic and treatment services" offered at the cancer center. Comment.

Complaints of rats in Woodside prompt Gioia message

Responding to complaints about rats in Woodside, City Councilman Eric Gioia (D-Sunnyside) urged neighbors and local businesses to change some habits to prevent vermin infestations. Comment.

2 Jamaica teens charged in Valentine’s Day shooting

Two Jamaica teenagers were charged with murder Thursday in connection with a Valentine's Day shooting that left a 32-year-old man dead, District Attorney Richard Brown said. Comment.

Dialysis center opens in Flushing

Elected officials and health care workers cut the ribbon to a new renal dialysis center open for business at Cliffside Rehabilitation and Residential Health Care Center in Flushing Thursday. Comment.

Thursday, Feb. 23, 2006

MS 74 students in need of crossing guard

Klein erred in opening schools after storm

Did we get more of same with John Boehner?

Martin’s Field must be respected as burial ground

Brian, we wish you all the best

My religious symbol replaced by snowmen

Nyet, nunca, nein

An unacceptable silence

Oh, no, it’s a spa

D.A. under fire

Jax Hts. sisters orphaned by fire adopted by aunt

Mid. Vill. maid who stole from clients gets jail time

Jamaica NAACP to host bone marrow registration

Teen stabbed walking to work in Woodhaven

Diesel spill on Whitestone ramp

RICHMOND HILL - A string of armed robberies in Richmond Hill, Ozone Park and South Ozone Park may have been committed by a man and a female accomplice, and law enforcement was asking for the public’s help Tuesday in identifying the perpetrators, pol

Richmond Hill man stabbed on street

LIC bank teller nabbed in alleged theft

Two teens hit by gunfire in Laurelton

Slight accident to cargo plane at JFK

Fire rips through Jackson Hts. building

DNA ties Jackson Hts. robbery to jailed man

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Burned body found in car on 105th Avenue

Truck Becomes Fireball In Church Parking Lot

S. Ozone Park man charged in shooting

New Coalition Aims to Regulate Siting of Cell Towers

Free Chiropractic Aid

B’hurst Prepared For the Worst

Special Town Hall On CERT Response to Disasters

FIAO 29th Annual Gala

Queens Muslims make point on cartoons

Seaview Jewish Center Community Happenings

Giddyap With the Brooklyn Children’s Museum

Preservation Forum

I.S. 211 Extends Winning Math Record On ‘Number Sense’

Dine Out In Winter

The Lucky Brooklynite

Al, You Will Be Missed

Support For Fallen Cop

Randi Strikes Out

Good Fat, Bad Fat

What Would JC Do?

Witches In Bikinis

Fence Off the U.S.

Neighbors & Fences

Animals’ Champion, Too

Cut City Council Waste

P.S. 119 Students Celebrate Outstanding African-Americans In History

Borough Hall Knocks On Avenue M’s Yellow Door

‘A’ For Administrators

Pictured here (from left) are Harla Musoff-Weiss, the new principal at P.S. 238, 1633 East 8th Street; Kathryn White, assistant principal at P.S./I.S. 121, 5301 20th Avenue; and Gayle Gordon, assistant principal at P.S. 90, 2840 West 12th Street. Comment.

Free Chiropractic Care

Woo-Hoo For Bill!

Let ‘em Face the Music

P.S. 245 to Relocate In September

Man gets four years in sex attack on elderly woman in Kissena Pk.

Big Night For BNA

Dangerous Ignorance

Hot On Spotting Racism

‘No Mas’ to Unions

Here We Go Again...

Getting the Job Done

NIA Salutes ‘Penny-Pinching’ Region 7 Students

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Chinese New Year Is Doggone Exciting On 6th Ave.

ESDC Bucks Judge’s Ruling

Win For Critical Mass Rides

Residents call out for Mace Avenue traffic safety

NASCAR could scout future talent on Mace Avenue, between Barnes and Wallace avenues, according to residents who fear the worst if the Department of Transportation does not address what they say is the life-threatening speeding that occurs near their homes on a daily basis. Comment.


Odd Fellow Home breaks ground on multi-million dollar expansion

A celebration was held at United Odd Fellow and Rebekah Home, as elderly residents and staff joined elected officials and community leaders in breaking ground on a new multi-million-dollar expansion aimed at helping the skilled nursing facility provide even better care and services to a greater number of people. Comment.

Three brothers arrested in road rage incident

Police this week arrested three brothers in connection with a vicious beating that apparently stemmed from road rage. Comment.

Pel Bay rezoning passes City Planning hurdle

The City Planning Commission approved a comprehensive plan on Wednesday, February 8, to limit housing development in most of Pelham Bay to one- and two-family standalone homes, bringing the proposal just one step away from final passage. Comment.

Board 10 selects new district manager

Community Board 10 selected a former legislative aide and longtime employee of the Department of Environmental Protection to be its next district manager on Thursday, February 16, ending a grueling, three-month selection process. Comment.

Zerega rezoning passes City Planning hurdle

The City Planning Commission approved a comprehensive plan on Wednesday, February 8, to limit housing development in most of Zerega to one- and two-family standalone homes, bringing the proposal just one step away from final passage. Comment.

New cops assigned to 49th Precinct from Operation Impact detail

It appears that the 49th Precinct will indeed be adding new officers to its roster. Comment.

New officers sworn in for 49th Precinct Community Council

The new year brought some new faces to the 49th Precinct Community Council as the community returned to its fight against crime and to bolster the community with a fresh perspective. Comment.


Zerega passes City Planning hurdle; change imminent

The City Planning Commission approved a comprehensive plan on Wednesday, February 8, to limit housing development in most of Zerega to one- and two-family standalone homes, bringing the proposal just one step away from final passage. Comment.

Brush Avenue rezoning approved by City Council

The Brush Avenue rezoning cleared its final hurdle, earning the approval of the City Council last week. Comment.

Commerce Bank to open branch in place of Sunoco on Tremont

A Commerce Bank will replace the Sunoco gas station at East Tremont and Randall avenues, a bank representative confirmed on Monday, February 20. Comment.

Klein, NYPD announce full-day crossing guard at P.S. 71

Parents at Rose E. Scala P.S. 71 can breathe a sigh of relief this week as Senator Jeffrey Klein and the NYPD announced an agreement, ensuring that a busy intersection near the 3040 Roberts Avenue school will have a permanent, full-day crossing guard stationed at all times. Comment.

Camera-pleasing Fine Fare market provides setting for magazine ad

Fine Fare Supermarket is becoming quite a doll for the camera. Comment.

NYPD looks to stop Bronx sexual assault pattern

The NYPD has released a boroughwide bulletin putting all women in the Bronx on notice about a suspect wanted in connection with three sexual assaults. Comment.

DOT denies traffic safety device on Stadium Avenue

The time for patience has passed, according to residents of Stadium Avenue who say they are sick and tired of being ignored when it comes to continued requests for traffic safety in their community. Comment.

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Basic Computers & Job Readiness

Free Financial Management Training

Many Happy Returns At 96

Brooklyn Filmmaker Named President of Local UNICO Chapter

New Shabbos Morning Program At Area Jewish Center

LICH Offers Bereavement Support For Adults

Sign Up to Play With the Patriot Soccer Club

Just When We Need Him the Most: Abe Lincoln Returns


‘Enroll In Democracy’ Voter Registration Drive

Join the After-School Chorus

Proud Brooklyn Poles Gear Up For Pulaski Parade

Annual Irish-American Parade

LICH Nurses Brave Deadly Smoke to Reach Patients

FIAO 29th Annual Gala Celebration

CERT In B’hurst

Special Town Hall On CERT Squads And Disaster Readiness

Penny-Pinching Region 7 Kids Win Praise

Father And Sons Go to the Paint In St. Mary Exhibition

‘A’ Plus For Newly-Installed District 21 Administrators

Dewey Kids Shadow Martha, Kermit

Trace Judaism’s Roots In Brooklyn

Go On Animal Safari Right In Your Own Backyard

Get Free Chiropractic Help On H.O.P.E. Day

Hundreds Mourn the Passing of 106-Year-Old Rabbi

Volunteer to Count Homeless

Long Island City poised for change

Long Island City is quickly becoming a leading spot for business expansion and residential development, including 27 sites where new condominiums and housing structures are currently planned or being built, developers and realtors told Long Island City Business Development Corporation members at a recent real estate business panel. Comment.

In court, Minucci complains about treatment in jail

Nicholas "Fat Nick" Minucci, the white 19-year-old Howard Beach resident accused of beating a black man while shouting racial slurs at him in the neighborhood last summer said in Queens Supreme Court Thursday that authorities are holding the wrong man. Comment.

Capehart gets maximum sentence in deliveryman murder

The 19-year-old who took part in the vicious murder of a Chinese deliveryman in 2004 received the maximum sentence of 51 and 1/3 years to life in prison Thursday, according to Queens District Attorney Richard Brown. Comment.

KIKO held on bail, charged with vandalism

Manhattan graffiti artist "KIKO" was arraigned Thursday on 30 counts of vandalism after allegedly vandalizing public and private property in Long Island City and Astoria, the Queens district attorney said. Comment.

Monserrate asks city to revoke tax breaks for landlord

City Councilman Hiram Monserrate (D-Corona) said Wednesday that government agencies should revoke hundreds of thousands of dollars in tax breaks going to a Flushing landlord who has about 7,000 housing code violations in Queens. Comment.

Queens DA urges extending time limit for sex crimes

Brooklyn resident Ramon Ramos has been sentenced to 25 years to life in prison for raping and robbing a 25-year-old Forest Hills woman in the summer of 1993, Queens District Attorney Richard Brown announced. Comment.

Asian Take

Southeast and Western Queens Community Calendar

Northeast Queens Community Calendar

Arts & Entertainment Calendar

SJU meets with NCAA Infractions Committee

Charles Pringle Jr., Jamaica candidate for assembly dies, 32

Fordham Prep edges Molloy

Garden School girls drop final two games

A bad Knight: Queens drops regular-season finale

It's the type of shot that is often attempted but rarely converted. But the way things were going for the Bridgeport men's basketball team in the first half Wednesday night, it wouldn't have been a surprise if Terrell Taylor's one-handed heave at the halftime buzzer went through the hoop. Comment.

Holy Cross beats Loughlin to advance to B/Q finals

All season, the Holy Cross basketball team has depended on the scoring of Sylven Landesberg. Comment.

Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2006


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Willets Point businesses called to action by Monserrate

During a walking tour Monday, Councilman Hiram Monserrate (D-Corona) encouraged business owners and employees operating in Willets Point to take a more active role in a city proposal to raze the 48-acre region and replace it with new development. Comment.

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