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Sunday, Sept. 24, 2000

Thursday, Sept. 21, 2000

Totten board protests reorganization

About 15 community activists and civic leaders, many of whom were RAB members, attended the meeting called by RAB Community Co-chairman Richard Jannaccio at the Civil War-era fort in Bayside. The group met to draft a letter to U.S. Rep. Gary Ackerman (D-Bayside) outlining their concerns. Comment

Dining Out: A taste of Korea on Northern Boulevard

248-25 Northern Blvd. Comment

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 & Entertainment Listings

The Outrageous Fortune Company holds auditions for Comment

Artists come together at 

Natalia Paruz, an Israeli born artist and Astoria resident for the past 10 years, is the current vice president of ARTstoria. Comment

Queens Museum of Art has some unique offerings

The Queens Museum of Arts offers a variety of works this fall, some unique to the museum. Comment

Flushing Town Hall hosts world-class talent

The opening act, at 8 p.m., will be the acclaimed Valerie Capers Quartet. Comment

Kids’ Space: Come on down to the Queens County Fair

This is KIDS […] Comment

Downtown past

Leading off the King Manor Museum […] Comment

Bu Myung: A taste of Korea on Northern Boulevard

248-25 Northern Blvd. Comment

St. John

Led by senior linebacker Josiah Mooney, the stifling St. John […] Comment

SJU soccer storms to 2 wins over 

After getting upset in their league opener by Pittsburgh last week, 1-0, the Red Storm have won two straight Big East contests and have moved up three slots in the national rankings to No. 5. Comment

College Round-up: Queens women’s team notches second win

Despite just three available subs and some players without previous experience, the Queens College women's soccer team has gotten off to an impressive start, winning two of its first three games of the year. Comment


Gibson was awarded the Malik Sealy Memorial Trophy for being selected the tournament […] Comment

Turner takes over St. Francis Prep soccer

St. Francis Prep […] Comment

Newtown hoping to return to soccer top spot

And with the nucleus of that team back this year, Ranzer feels confident Newtown can return to the title game and possibly repeat as city champs for the third time in history. Comment

Richmond Hill in hunt for Queens South 

Senior forward Andrew Davis returns after scoring 10 goals, as does three-year starting sweeper Mousa Kouyate. The goalkeeper spot is strong again with the return of Diego Ramos. To help fill the void created by the departure of the Morales twins, juniors Mohammed Abdul and Stephen Curtis hope to solidify the midfield. Comment

Holy Cross runs over Holy Trinity, 34-13

Against Holy Trinity, Cross displayed why it is one of the five teams guaranteed a spot in the elite […] Comment

Christ the King Royals fall to Chaminade, 3-0

Battling the injury bug early in the season has stymied the Christ the King offense, which had an opportunity to give the team the lead late in the second quarter but came away empty-handed. Comment

Bayside falters in OT to Fort Hamilton, 6-0

The two teams battled on even terms for most of the game, with neither penetrating the other […] Comment

Bosco’s Corner:

Whatever the reason, be it the position of the planets or the cooling weather that chills their bats, conspiracy theories are buzzing through my brain at a fever pitch wondering what on God […] Comment

Hooping it up for a cause

Some of the top names in the NBA gathered at Nassau Coliseum last Tuesday to play in the 9th annual New York All-Star Basketball Classic. Comment

The Civic Scene: CB 8 ranks projects in budget request

CB 8 includes the communities of Briarwood, Flushing Suburban, Flushing Heights, Fresh Meadows, Hillcrest, Hillcrest Estates, Holliswood, Jamaica Estates, Jamaica Hills, Kew Gardens Hills, Utopia and […] Comment

Neighbor to Neighbor: Morning radio won

When morning rolled around, I couldn […] Comment

Berger’s Burg: Berger can

I immediately took steps to form my own political organization […] Comment

Editorial: Olympics in NYC 

The 2012 Olympics would involve the entire metropolitan area from Nassau County to the Meadowlands. But ground zero for the Olympics would be western Queens, where the Olympic Village would be located. A glorious idea. The world's greatest athletes would gather with the majestic Manhattan skyline as a backdrop. Almost overnight this neglected and underdeveloped piece of real estate would become the envy of the world. Each borough would host events, but the home for the 2012 Olympics would be Queens. Comment

Auburndale eatery draws multicultural diners

But the restaurant at 171-10 Northern Blvd. is more than just a buffet with diverse and interesting fare. Owners Myung Park, and Yun No, along with manager Sue Shon, said the main reason for opening San Soo Kap San 2 was to experiment. Comment

Turbines bought by NY Power Authority

In related news, Astoria Generating Company, a subsidiary of Great Britain […] Comment

Juniper civic removes sexy billboard  

Their efforts to galvanize residents against the ads revolved around a billboard on Elliot Avenue, just east of 74th Street in Middle Village and about 100 feet east of Our Lady of Hope Roman Catholic […] Comment

Queens Ledger reinstates controversial columnist

Borzellieri, the voice of the rightwing on School Board 24, was suspended by the publisher July 13, a week after he described Queens Board of Ed representative Terri Thomson as a […] Comment

McIntee picked to lead boro

Schools Chancellor Harold Levy thinks School District 26 Superintendent Claire McIntee is super. Comment

SB24 super gets lesson on reading

District 24 includes Ridgewood, Glendale, Maspeth, Middle Village, Elmhurst and Corona. Comment

Richmond Hill residents up in arms over nightclub  

Casa Latina, at 116-02 Jamaica Ave. in Richmond Hill, draws crowds of young people for music and dancing most Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights. During the summer, residents say, a number of fights and disturbances broke out outside the club, spilling onto the lawns of private residences. Comment

Council seat hopefuls hold first forum

The veteran councilman, first elected in 1971, is being forced from office next year because of term limits. All 13 other Queens members, as well as the borough president, will be prevented from seeking re-election in 2001, creating an open field for political newcomers. Comment

Dear spent more funds, lost primary to Weiner

Weiner won the Democratic primary Sept. 12 with 73 percent of the vote, according to unofficial results. The first-term incumbent is virtually assured of re-election in November in the heavily Democratic district. Comment

Politicians host meet on energy

The forum at Queensborough Community College was organized by state Sen. Daniel Hevesi (D-Forest Hills) and state Assemblyman Mark Weprin (D-Bayside), who said many constituents have called his office complaining of high utility rates. Comment

Queens West eyed for 2012 Olympic Games

But while Borough President Claire Shulman says she does not oppose bringing the Olympics to New York, she believes some parts of Queens proposed as venues for athlete housing would be better suited for residential purposes. Comment

FAA opens new headquarters near JFK

A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held Monday inside the elegant new brick building at 159-30 Rockaway Blvd., which is less than a five-minute drive from John F. Kennedy International Airport. Comment

Jamaica outraged over toxin in water

Representatives from the state Department of Environmental Conservation and state Department of Health addressed an anxious crowd of more than 200 people from the community Tuesday at the St. Benedict the Moor Church meeting room. Comment

St. Albans blaze was set: Officials

Tenielle Keitt, of 173-301 113th Ave. in St. Albans, just blocks from the homes of several Queens politicians, was found dead in her house by police and firefighters who responded to a 911 call about the fire at 4:33 a.m. Monday. Comment

Clark visits two classes at PS 36

State Assemblywoman Barbara Clarke (D-Queens Village), who represents the Queens Village, Cambria Heights and St. Albans, spoke to the 9- and 10-year-old students as part of a nation-wide program sponsored by the National Conference of State Legislators called "Go Back to School." Comment

Parker Jewish nurses reach contract agreement 

The nurses, who have been without a contract since December, reached the tentative accord with the facility Sept. 12 and were slated to vote on the contract package on Friday, Sept. 22. Details of the agreement were not to be released until after the vote. Comment

Queens family must earn $46,836 to get by: Report

A new report by the Women […] Comment

Padavan vows to fight against stadium

Padavan […] Comment

Council hopefuls hold first debate

The veteran councilman, first elected in 1971, is being forced from office next year because of term limits. All 13 other Queens members, as well as the borough president, will be prevented from seeking re-election in 2001, creating an open field for political newcomers. Comment

Homeowners blast officials over flooding in Flushing

The meeting, held in a stuffy cafeteria at St. Andrew Avellino […] Comment

Kew Gardens Hills civic blasts CUNY, Badillo

"If we get it approved […] Comment

Generators ordered to move: CB 7

The transformer was first installed two years ago in July, near 138th Street and 15th Avenue, to provide electricity for the College Point megastores. Since it was built on the College Point Industrial Park, a site regulated by the city Economic Development Corporation, the transformer was required to be at least 60 feet from nearby homes. Comment

APEC to host forum on solar power

The power of the sun will be the main subject of a Solar Symposium scheduled for 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Alley Pond Environmental Center in Douglaston Saturday. The event will focus on the activities of NY Shines, a Pace University School of Law Energy Project working to foster awareness about solar energy. Comment

Douglaston pastor set to retire

Flushing health care center helps uninsured

Sometimes Mariana Bekerman, a Flushing resident, has cash. More often than not, she […] Comment

FAA opens new headquarters close to JFK

A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held Monday inside the elegant new brick building at 159-30 Rockaway Blvd., which is less than a five-minute drive from John F. Kennedy International Airport. Comment

Schumer warns oil prices may continue to climb

And now, as some forecasters are predicting a colder winter than in years past, concerns over price gouging and unusually low oil inventories have thoroughly seeped into every corner of the Northeast. Comment



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