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Welcome to the Point. The Point being College Point. Is it too soon to even think that spring is around the corner?

Congratulations to Brian Pupplo, who made Hunter Junior High School and to Daniel Pupplo, who was accepted by Binghamton College.

Happy birthday to Pat Coffey, a waitress and friend at Greg’s Dinner.

Congratulations to Matilda Fenchak, who bowled 211 at Whitestone Lanes.

The Queens Centers for Progress (formerly United Cerebral Palsy of Queens) sponsored an evening at Terrace on the Park honoring Sen. Frank Padavan (R-Bellerose); honorary chairperson, Queens Borough President Helen Marshall; and chef of the year, Georgiana Reese, first vice president of N.Y. Community Bank.

The event featured commissioner and Mrs. Joel Miele’s special family recipe, Queens County Clerk Gloria D’Amico’s eggplant and Joe Previte’s linguine with clam sauce. The following restaurants were participants: Anthony’s Restaurant, Marretta Bakery, Sarah Brown Caterers, Papazzio Restaurant, India Corner, Emiles Candies, Gebhardt’s Restaurant, Nick & Maggies Steak House, Kaieteur Restaurant, London Lennies, Luigi’s Restaurant, Aphrodite’s Sweets and Tricana Imports.

Help support Boy Scout Troop 20 while enjoying a wonderful pancake breakfast, Sunday, March 16 from 9 a.m. to noon, sponsored by the First Reformed Church of College Point. There is a fee of $5 per person, which covers all you can eat (5 and under free). Other food served will include cake, bagels, eggs, coffee, tea and juice.

St. Ambrose Knights of Columbus and Columbiettes present “Murder at the Luau,” a murder mystery written and performed by actors and actresses from the Killing Kompany. The show will be Friday, April 4, at 8 p.m. at the Council hall, 22-38 College Point Blvd.

Tickets are $40 per person in advance and $45 at the door. This price includes dinner, beer, wine, soda, coffee, tea and cake, with a cash bar available. All reservations must be made in advance. For tickets and more information, contact Melissa at 718-661-3721 or Brian at 718-939-8544 — after 6 p.m. 212-613-4219 (work).

Girl Scout Sunday was celebrated at the First Reformed Church of College Point, with Eva Hrastnig-Mieras, delegate of N.Q. III Service Unit. They celebrated the 91st anniversary of Girl Scouting in this country due to the efforts of founder Juliette “Daisy” Gordon Low.

Girl Scouts have been meeting in this church since 1933. There are 45 troops and 715 Girl Scouts. If and when service unit members achieve their goals, they receive the President’s Award at the council’s annual meeting the following year in May. This service unit was awarded this honor for the years 1997, 1998 and 1999-2000.

Junior Troop 4046 leaders are Dorothy Schneider, co-leader Lois Demonte.

Cadette Troop 4946 leaders are Denise Fox, co-leader Dorothy Schneider.

Daisy Troop 4-574, formerly at First Reformed Church, still has two honorary Daisies — Betty Pegen and me. I did sing the Daisy Song. A bake sale will be held at the First Reformed Church, 118-01 14th Ave. on March 30, at 11 a.m. in the chapel. There will be treats and goodies for everyone’s taste.

April 2 look for the Spring Luncheon at the First Reformed Church, which will feature lots of goodies.

Sabina says…Thank goodness the sun arrived for a little while. Spring is around the corner and we must get ready for St. Patrick’s Day.

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