To The Point: Point has no shortage of love, hope, volunteers

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Welcome to the Point. The point being College Point.

The memorials and love continue to be given for those who have died and their families, and the togetherness makes everyone feel that they are not alone in their loss.

Happy Birthday to Denise Steiner and to Sean Stockyj.

Speedy Recovery to Cathleen King.

Condolences to the families of Betty Caivano, Tom Blake, and Mary Langdon.

Attend Grandparents’ Day from 9 a.m. to noon Thursday, Nov. 8 at the Queens Botanical Garden ,43-50 Main Street, Flushing. Co-sponsored by New York Hospital of Queens and the Queens Botanical Garden. 718-886-3800. Program includes information on what to do in an emergency when caring for grandchildren — first aid for cuts, animal bites, poison, broken bones, rashes, burns, choking. Reactions of children to crisis and how grandparents can help. Facts about anthrax, post-traumatic stress disorder — Dr. Dina Leiser. Child Development — stages of development, warning signals — Dr. Jose Villarin. Baby safety seat demonstration — Diana Fellin, RN, ED. Information on support groups for grandparents, financial assistance for full time caretakers of grandchildren, health coverage for grandchildren, blood-pressure screenings, and more.

Fall Film Festival — 7:30 p.m.Fridays in the Madonna Room at St. Fidelis. Nov. 30 - “Tootsie,” Dustin Hoffman. Dec. 28 - “A Time For Miracles” (Story of Elizabeth Seton), Kate Mulgrew.

College Point Girls and Boysages 6 to10. Register for St. Fidelis CYO Saturday Morning Intramural Basketball. St. Fidelis Gym, 125th Street between 14 th and 15th avenues. Oct. 27, 10 a.m. to noon. Cash, money orders or bank checks (not personal checks) accepted: $40 per player.

BSA Troop 18 of St. Fidelis has its annual Bake Sale on Sunday, Nov. 4 from 8 a.m. to noon at the side of the church.

Attention St. Fidelis graduates from 1982 — a 20-year reunion is in the works. If you are a graduate from 1982 or know of someone who is, please help spread the word. Clare Gluck (Adriano) is collecting addresses and phone numbers. Please e-mail Clare: or call (212)465-6211.

St. Vincent de Paul Society will have a parish clothing collection from 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 4 in front of St. Fidelis.

St. Agnes High School presents an Off-Broadway Production of “Late Nite Catechism” at 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3. The $35 ticket includes a pre-show Cocktail Hour. Show time 8 p.m. (718) 353-6276.

Patients with disorders of the brain and nervous system can find specialized and compassionate care at the Neuroscience Institute of New York Hospital Queens and through its network of affiliated physicians. The Neuroscience Institute, a collaborative effort of physicians with expertise in the neuroscience specialties, is a comprehensive program of medical care at NYHQ. The 6th floor unit of NYHQ is specially dedicated to the care of patients suffering from neurological disorders.

St. Fidelis had a living rosary which was truly beautiful.


It was wonderful to see how the children took an immediate interest in our Memorial Service and wanted to be a part of it. Of course, I was just thrilled to have them do so. This came from their heart.

Posted 7:25 pm, October 10, 2011
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