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Thursday, Nov. 4, 1999

Livery cab crackdown in Queens

The head of the city […] Comment

Flushing man arrested in stabbing of UPS driver

Detectives with the 109th Precinct have made an arrest in the non-fatal stabbing of a United Parcel Service driver in Flushing, the precinct […] Comment

Flight 990 mourned in Queens

In the Middle Eastern shops, caf […] Comment

Hate stickers spotted in Little Neck, Douglaston

Stickers with hate messages that originally appeared in College Point, Whitestone, and Flushing in August have spread to Little Neck and Douglaston in the last few weeks, community leader and anti-graffiti activist Tony Avella said. Comment

Organizer of Little Neck parade dies

Former Marine and longtime Little Neck Memorial Day Parade organizer James E. Flaherty, Jr. of Little Neck, died of cancer last Wednesday. He was 67. Comment

Three Bayside High teens arraigned

The three Bayside High School students accused of sodomizing and sexually abusing a 16-year-old fellow student last week at the school became friends only recently and gave off no […] Comments (1)

Katharine Hepburn film series at AMMI

Four-time Academy Award-winning actress Katharine Hepburn turns 92 this month and the Museum of the Moving Image celebrates her six-decade career with a 13-film retrospective Nov. 6-21. Comment

Community Calendar

The Central Queens YM & YWHA, 67-09 108th St., Forest Hills, in an ongoing effort to better serve the needs of the Orthodox community, is proud to announce that from Nov. 6 until March 25, 2000, the Health and Fitness Department will open its doors on Saturday nights. Join us for women-only swimming sessions from 7-9 p.m. and for men-only swimming sessions from 3-11 p.m. In conjunction with the swimming schedule, the Body Shop (aerobics and weight training room), steam room and sauna will be available in separate time slots for men and women. And, in response to the community Comment

Dining Out: El Farolito

El Farolito. Think lighthouse. There's a little lighthouse in the south of Argentina by that name. El Farolito. Now, think tango. There's also a famous tango number called El Farolito. Comment

Anti-immigration activist hired illegal aliens

The Maspeth anti-immigration activist whose billboards have earned him citywide notoriety admitted last week that he had employed illegal immigrants in two East Village restaurants. Comment

Cross, CTK ready for playoff battle

One of the most exciting games in the Catholic High School Football League will have its sequel Saturday night at St. John […] Comment

SJU women hope to take next step with new coach

The new millennium came a year early for the St. John […] Comment

Star back on Bayside sidelines

A lone figure stood on the sidelines in jeans, a sweatshirt and a Yankee cap. His hands were tucked neatly into his pockets and he rocked slightly back and forth while watching the Bayside Commodores play the Lehman Lions Saturday afternoon at the Bayside Athletic Field. Comment

Holy Cross edges St. Francis in Brooklyn/Queens final

Another league game against another Queens rival, another Alessandro Acquista penalty kick goal. Comment

Keeping their eyes on the prize

Head coach Mike Jarvis stood at the east end of Alumni Hall, pointing and shouting instructions at his players, choreographing a play like a dance instructor and trying ever patiently to get his thoughts across. Comment

Woman suspected of robbing elderly turns self in

A Woodhaven woman sought by police in a recent string of robberies targeting elderly people in Woodhaven and Forest Hills turned herself in last week, police said. Comment

It’s all about choice

Today, students in New York City schools most often have a choice limited to learning either Spanish or French. This is particularly useful for students who already speak Spanish at home. Nevertheless, it seems to us that anyone with an ounce of vision would see the benefits of learning the languages of the Far East. Comment

Small Haitian eatery opens in Queens Village

The Bellansoise restaurant is the typical local eatery found on the main roads of any small village around the world. It is the sort of caf […] Comment



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