Astoria Times

Wednesday, Aug. 18, 2010

Jackson Heights

New Elmhurst center will aid Asian women

The New York Asian Women’s Center, a nonprofit based in Manhattan that offers services for Asian women who have been victims of crime and their children, opened a community center Aug. 2 in Elmhurst. Comment.
Jackson Heights

Vietnam vet dies in East Elmhurst fire

East Elmhurst resident David Newkirchen, 61, died in a fire in his apartment on 22-25 77th St. Friday, police sources said. Comment.
Astoria Times

Sunnyside library thanks Van Bramer

City Council Speaker Christine Quinn (D-Manhattan) and Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer (D-Sunnyside) visited the Sunnyside Library last Thursday, where they were greeted with giant cards and handmade jewelry from grateful children and teenagers. Comment.
Astoria Times

Developer cries foul over Maloney letter

A developer targeted in a recent letter U.S. Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-Astoria) wrote to the city Department of Buildings urging action on his construction site has fired back at the congresswoman, saying she wrote the letter without talking to him. Comment.

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