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Thursday, June 29, 2000

We need to change our national anthem

Happy birthday to us! Comment

Directions to Anthony

Community Calendar Listings

The Flushing YMCA, 138-46 Northern Blvd Flushing offers free activities such as computer classes, recreational swimming and game room time for children ages 8-18 every Saturday from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. 718-961-6880. Comment

Arts and Entertainment Listings

A Summer Theater Workshop will be held at Queensborough Community College where participants will be able to study acting and performance with professional directors. The program carries three college credits. 718-631- 6284. Comment


Mike Jarvis sounded relaxed. Comment

Kings take first place in their inaugural week

It was a successful first week for the Queens Kings as they finished, 4-2 and in a three-way tie for first in the New York-Penn League with the Staten Island Yankees and Vermont Expos. Comment

Queens Kings rally for Opening Day win

By Dylan Butler Comment

Kings of the hill

It was one very good ballgame

Rose DeInnocentiis, a media relations administrative assistant for the Queens Kings, had a worried look on her face. Comment

Dad runs over daughters in Jamaica, killing one

A well-liked man described as a good father struck his two young daughters while backing into his Jamaica driveway in the family car Sunday afternoon, killing one of them and injuring the other, police and neighbors said. Comment

Jury mulls fate of man charged with five rapes

Jurors began deliberating Tuesday afternoon to decide the fate of a Brooklyn man accused of raping five women in the southern Queens neighborhoods of Richmond Hill, Jamaica, and Ozone Park in 1996 and 1997. Comments (1)

No. 7 straphangers prep for possible Rocker ride

All New Yorkers are reviled by John Rocker. Period. Comment

District 26 recognizes retiring teachers

It was a night of endings and beginnings in School District 26 last Thursday as the school board honored both retirees and staff who had gained tenure at its monthly meeting at MS 74 in Bayside. Comment

Farm Museum gets $100K for educational programs

A $100,000 grant for the Queens County Farm Museum assures another year of funding for dynamic programs at the museum, which half a million people visit each year, said Amy Fischetti, executive director. Comment

Federal funds to help Flushing Bay cleanup

The House of Representatives was expected to vote sometime next week on a bill to allocate $1.01 million for the next fiscal year for the continuing cleanup of Flushing Bay and Creek, U.S. Rep. Joseph Crowley (D-Jackson Heights) announced last week. Comment

CUNY names temporary prez at Queens College

Dr. Russell K. Hotzler has been plucked from his four-year position as dean for academic affairs for the City University of New York and named the new interim president of Queens College, effective Sept. 1, the CUNY board of trustees announced Monday. Comment

Feds to foot bill for Flushing Bay

The House of Representatives was expected to vote sometime next week on a bill to allocate $1.01 million for the next fiscal year for the continuing cleanup of Flushing Bay and Creek, U.S. Rep. Joseph Crowley (D-Jackson Heights) announced last week. Comment

Eight honored by Queens Women’s Center

Eight women active in Queens were honored Thursday evening, June 15 at the 13th annual awards dinner for the Queens Women's Center, held at the Crowne Plaza Hotel., celebrating "Women in Leadership" in Queens. Comment

Little Neck gets funds for schools

Civic head critical of Board 11

By Kathianne Boniello Comment

College Point hockey players are true Stars

Welcome to the Point. The Point being College Point. Comment

Many good kids garner awards in high school

Awards assemblies, graduation ceremonies, and staff recognition days all honor the achievements of Queens high school students, faculty, and staff. Since so many students have achieved so much in Queens high schools a special assembly is held for the graduating seniors prior to the actual graduation. Comment

Ballet to fireworks 

A few weeks ago, I received a phone call from my friend, Deana Younus-McCrum. Deana is 7 years old. Comment

First elected mayor of NYC was Queens

Climbing stairs is key to his success: Breslin

In light of all the aspects of the human condition that veteran reporter and columnist Jimmy Breslin has seen and written about, his loyal readers might be surprised to know he has gotten nauseous over something like getting the spelling of a name right. Comment

P.S.1 about to sound off in new multi-media show

P.S. 1 Contemporary Art Center is about to make some noise. Comment



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