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Thursday, Oct. 5, 2000

Community Calendar Listings Part II

Neighborhood Housing Services Richmond Hill office will hold a free Comment

Community Calendar Listings Part I

Activities Comment

Arts & Entertainment Listings

The Outrageous Fortune Company holds auditions for Comment

2,500 on foot, one on scooter fight breast cancer

She had to endure a bone marrow transplant, chemotherapy and radiation. Comment

Apples, apples everywhere 

It was all at the Apple Festival last Sunday at the Queens County Farm in Floral Park Comment

Talking to the animals

St. John

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But according to Judges head coach Rich Parascos, his team never showed up in its 4-2 loss to the Rangers. Comment

CK Royals valiant in defeat to St. Anthony

Trailing 16-12 after two quarters, the Royals had managed to stay close to a team that not many have been able to compete with on even terms. Comment

Parsley adds spice to Cross win over St. Francis

The speedy senior took the opening kickoff 63 yards to the St. Francis Prep 32-yard line, giving his Knights excellent field position the team would not squander. Cross scored just four plays later on a 16-yard run by Woody Aime to give the Knights a 7-0 lead less than two minutes into the game. Comment

Recent Real Estate Transactions

Bayside, 219-86 64 Ave., Con Townhouse, $239,000, Bed 3, Bath 2, Construction-Brick, Taxes: $1,635 Comment

Charges of racism roil CB11

The incident Tshaka referred to occurred after he wrote a letter to Borough President Claire Shulman in June accusing CB 11 of racism in how it has handled its zoning decisions throughout the past 20 years in southern Bayside, an ethnically diverse area. Comment

To The Point: Volunteers pitch in to help clean up park

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

The Civic Scene: Convenience stores aren

When a new 7-Eleven opened in June in College Point, it brought to five the number of all-night stores in an area roughly 10 blocks long and five blocks wide. The West Cunningham Park Civic Association has two such stores within four blocks of each other along Union Turnpike. Comment

Neighbor to Neighbor: The Little League: They

With smiles on their faces, and sparkling eyes, Comment

Beregr’s Burg: We

Editorial: NIMBYs vs. schools

It's not a toxic dump or a jail that has them up in arms. It's a school. To say this boggles the mind would be an understatement. School District 25 is woefully overcrowded and in desperate need of more classroom space. The 700 seats planned for the Queens College school will not solve the overcrowding. But they will help. Comment

Police Blotter: Livery cab driver robbed in Flushing Meadows

The driver, whose name was not released, was stopped by three men described by police as Hispanic and in their 30s at 89th Street and Central Park West, said Detective Carolyn Chew, a police spokeswoman. Comment

114th cops searching for suspect

Laura Rahman and her daughter Sharmin, of 34-19 31st St., both suffered stab wounds to the face, head and neck and were taken to Elmhurst Hospital in stable condition, said Officer George Jensen, a police spokesman. Comment

Charges of racism  roil CB11

The incident Tshaka referred to occurred after he wrote a letter to Borough President Claire Shulman in June accusing CB 11 of racism in how it has handled its zoning decisions throughout the past 20 years in southern Bayside, an ethnically diverse area. Comment

Astoria police release sketch of suspected rapist

In two recent incidents, the rapist posed as a plumber, said Officer Valerie St. Rose, a Police Department spokeswoman. Comment

Two pipe bombs detonated in Woodhaven

The first bomb was placed under a 1990 Honda Civic parked at 93rd Street and 95th Avenue near a junior high school and exploded at about 2 a.m. Thursday, police said. It was not reported to police until later that day. Comment

Police question suspect in double murder

Detectives questioned the acquaintance and several others after 30-year-old Wilbur Garcarces, of 101st Street in Richmond Hill, and 14-year-old Brian Edguardo of Lincoln Avenue in Brooklyn were shot dead in their car on 101st Street just outside Forest Park Sept. 26, said Deputy Inspector Michael Coan, commanding officer of the 102nd Precinct. Comment

Pastor under fire over funds

Monsignor Thomas J. Gradilone, 75, served as pastor of the large and wealthy Roman Catholic church on Queens Boulevard in Forest Hills for 18 years before retiring in 1998 and was known as a generous man, one who never turned a needy soul away. Comment

Home Depot store to be completed in 2001

Home Depot hopes to open as many as 10 new sites across Queens, company officials said. Comment

Sri Lankan monks to anoint Hollis Hill temple

The monks began setting up the temple on Spencer Avenue and 215th Place in Hollis Hill overlooking Queens Village in July 1999, but have not yet settled into the temple. They prefer to remain in their Kew Gardens location until the finishing touches are completed on their new home. Comment

Family of slain St. Albans man struggles to go on

On Sept. 1 five middle-class teenagers from Springfield Gardens and Rosedale allegedly beat Jin Shen Liu, 44, to death because they wanted to eat the $60 worth of Chinese food he was delivering without paying for it, according to District Attorney Richard Brown. Comment

16-year-old shot dead on Queens Village street

Michael Behlin, whose address was not known, was taken to Mary Immaculate Hospital at around 9:20 p.m. last Thursday after being shot outside 109-17 Springfield Blvd. around 8:40 p.m., police said. Behlin lingered in the hospital for several days before dying Sunday, said hospital spokeswoman Juliet Lewis. Comment

Miller eyed in alleged $6M scam

Miller took tight control of the bidding process to obtain computers for District 29 and helped secure the contract for BIT Technologies, a Melville, L.I. company, to install computers in six schools in southeast Queens, sources said. Comment

Retired minister runs for Weprin seat

Specifically, Sica hopes voters in the 24th state Assembly District make him their choice as he challenges incumbent Assemblyman Mark Weprin (D-Bayside) this fall. Comment

Floral Park teen plays role of boro

But a 15-year-old Floral Park high school student is changing their perceptions. John Waters, a 10th-grader at Bayside High School, a performing arts school which his music teacher described as the LaGuardia High of Queens, started out playing the trumpet and soon after started blowing on the bugle. Comment

Congestion at JFK, LGA may imperil jobs

The study by the nonprofit Center for the Urban Future said both airports are growing at a far slower pace than most other major U.S. airports, thus costing thousands of new jobs in Queens. Comment

16-year-old shot dead on street

Michael Behlin, whose address was not known, was taken to Mary Immaculate Hospital at around 9:20 p.m. last Thursday after being shot outside 109-17 Springfield Blvd. around 8:40 p.m., police said. Behlin lingered in the hospital for several days before dying Sunday, said hospital spokeswoman Juliet Lewis. Comment

Video may help arrest two perps

Jong Rin Lee, 46, who lived at 35-07 147th St., arrived home at about 1:15 a.m. and was struck several times with a cobblestone, police said. He was found with a MetroCard, a set of keys in his pocket and $1.50 in cash, the police said. Comment

Civic leader threatened after criticizing hate fliers

A group known as the National Alliance has been accused of distributing hate messages in several northeast Queens communities since last year. In the communities of College Point, Little Neck, Whitestone and Flushing those hate messages took the form of orange, green, and white stickers plastered on traffic signs and light poles in 1999. Comment

College Pt. targets bodegas

They both have the same advertisements, they both sell the same newspapers, they both have the occasional one or two stragglers entering just as quickly as they leave. Comment

Little Neck Grand Union sold for $6M

Sue Marsh, a spokeswoman for Grand Union, said Tuesday the supermarket was sold to Fred Colin of Lenick Realty LLC in Manhasset, L.I. for $6.55 million sometime in the last few months. Comment

Duane Reade to open in 2001

The work has blocked off one entrance to the parking lot of the shopping center at the corner of Marathon Parkway and the Horace Harding Expressway and includes converting two vacant storefronts and some of the parking lot into a single site, said Olivia Musso, whose father Joseph owns the shopping center. Comment

Levy pitches schools to L.I. City biz leaders

Sponsored by the Long Island City Business Development Corporation, the breakfast last Thursday was a chance for Levy, who is completing his fourth month of his three-year term as chancellor, to enlist support from the business sector. Comment

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