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Thursday, Oct. 12, 2000

Dining Out: Forest Hills

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Community Calendar Listings Part II

Martin Luther High School, 60-02 Maspeth Ave., Maspeth will open its doors to all current 7th and 8th grade students and their families on Sun., Oct. 15 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. and also on Thurs., Oct. 19 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. for its annual Fall Open House. Prospective students will also be given the opportunity to register for the upcoming Academic Excellence Scholarship Exam and Entrance Exam on Sat., Oct. 28 at 8:30 a.m. 718-894-4000. Comment

Community Calendar Listings Part I

Activities Comment

Hundreds mourn slain Cardozo student at funeral

Michael Dwayne Behlin was shot in the head outside a friend […] Comment

Arts & Enterainment Listings

Senior Theater Acting Repertory (STAR) is looking for retired persons interested in acting. To arrange for an audition, call Stan Guttman at 224-2729. Comment

Fund-raisers marked by food, dance, awards

The Bayside Historical Society and the Bayside Business Association will present the Taste of Bayside […] Comment

QMA offers new series for the fall

Three series debut at the Queens Museum of Art this season. Comment

Queens Historical Society to hold Diwali festival

Diwali, a celebration usually falling in October or November, honors the goddess of prosperity, Lakshmi. Holiday observers place special lights, called […] Comment

Theatre in the Park stages classic 

Part of the Independence Community Children […] Comment

Who needs Broadway?

For less than the usual price of one ticket to a Broadway show, patrons of community theater in Queens can see several productions […] Comment

Hawaiian duo make transition to Queens

But in doing so, the two freshman volleyball players became the first athletes ever from Hawaii to go to St. John […] Comment

College Round-up: CK

Catalanotto, a 5-foot-8 point guard from Flushing, was on the team that won the state and city title last year. While Droesch was the team […] Comment

St. John

The Colonials drove 61 yards for a touchdown after the opening kickoff and, following two fumble recoveries deep in St. John […] Comment

Cleveland battles back to earn tie with Cardozo, 2-2

But with 10 minutes left in the game and trailing 2-0, Cleveland […] Comment

Molloy ends Cross’ 25-game win streak

However, there was no hooting and hollering on the Stanners sideline, no Gatorade shower for their head coach Andy Kostell. It was just another workman-like win for Molloy. Comment

Bayside comes up just short again, 14-9

The loss was the fourth close contest the Commodores dropped this year. Couple the loss to the Red Raiders with Bayside […] Comment

LIC shocks Magnet, pulls off 19-14 upset

After defeating lower ranked teams like Bryant and Erasmus earlier in the season, Doric Capsis […] Comment

Christ the King can

Mike Cassidy would not want to call his team snake-bitten, but the term just might be appropriate. Comment

Cross lets Farrell run away with comeback win

Though Cross held the advantage early, the visiting Lions swung the momentum in their favor moments before halftime when workhorse running back Jason Sullivan […] Comment

St. Francis no match for St. Anthony

St. Anthony […] Comment

Bosco’s Corner: Talk radio starting to get to me

It is on these short journeys that I have seen my temper flare to unrecordable heights, listening to one Christopher Russo wax poetic about how great a team the San Francisco Giants are and how they were going to shove my beloved Mets unceremoniously right out of the playoffs. Comment

To The Point: Andrew

Of course, I was very happy that some of the walkers stopped by to see me beforehand. Cathy Mulvey, Andrew […] Comment

Padavan, Lancman spar over gun regs

Rory Lancman, a Democrat who is trying to unseat Padavan, a nearly 30-year incumbent, said the senator had failed to lead the way on bills on gun control in the state Senate over the years. Comment

The Civic Scene: Queens high school grads win more scholarship aid

These Class of 2000 high school graduates were accepted to and received scholarships from CUNY, SUNY, other New York City and New York state schools, plus colleges and universities from all over the United States. Comment

Neighbor to Neighbor: 

The most obvious way for everyone to help is to obey the laws. Anyone who lives near or frequents school areas knows that havoc is often created by well-meaning people who block bus stops, double or triple-park, so that their favorite students need not walk even one extra inch. Enter havoc! Children who ride the school buses could not always have safe entry or exit from the bus, nor could some students who were transported by private vehicles. Comment

Berger’s Burg:

Behind him lay the gray Azores, Comment

Editorial: F

The excuses flow like water. Unnamed district superintendents say they didn't get the money that they need to buy books until the last week of August. In at least one case, the person responsible for ordering the books did not return until September. Comment

Recent Real Estate Listings

Bayside, 220-75 Ave., Coo Garden Apt., $84,900, Bed 2, Bath 1, Construction-Brick, M/Mnt. $464 Comment

Police Blotter: Man shot on 224th St. in robbery attempt

Officer George Jensen said the victim was walking near 144th Avenue and 224th Street when a small, white car pulled up alongside him and two men got out. Comment

Residents bemoan highway billboards

About 30 people listened to a community activist who expressed her displeasure with the way the city decides to zone and build in areas in close proximity to residential areas. Comment

City helps L.I.C. biz add 48 jobs

Hyde Park Fine Art of Mouldings, a Long Island City-based manufacturer of custom and standard plaster architectural ornamentation, has outgrown its plant at 29-16 40th Ave. and plans to build a new 40,000-square-foot facility next door. Comment

Maspeth teen charged with beating laborers

Ryan Wagner, 19, of 59-57 60th Lane, was scheduled to be arraigned Wednesday on charges of attempted murder and aggravated harassment, a spokeswoman for the 5th Precinct in Patchogue said. Comment

Crowley raises $700K for race

He will face newcomer Rose Robles Birtley, a Republican, for the 7th Congressional District seat in November. Comment

Six puppies find refuge in Maspeth home

Regina Massaro, who has been running the non-profit Roxy […] Comment

Ozone Park man charged with theft

The burglary took place between 3 a.m. and 8 a.m. on Sept. 13 at the Democratic National Committee […] Comment

Seminero raises $200,000 for his 11th re-election bid

The veteran assemblyman, who was appointed assistant Democratic majority leader in 1997, has spent more than half of that amount maintaining his re-election campaign since early 1998, according to the most recent campaign finance disclosures filed with the state Board of Elections Friday. Comment

CB9 OKs new group residence

The organization won the support of Community Board 9, which oversees development in Richmond Hill, Kew Gardens, Ozone Park and Woodhaven, in a unanimous vote at the board […] Comment

Man convicted of Forest Hills auto theft

Police officers from the 112th Precinct arriving on the scene found Chris Perry, 33, of 111-07 212th St. in Queens Village sitting in the front seat of a 1996 Volkswagen Jetta as he tried to pry the car […] Comment

Lowey

Having raised the majority of her $1.6 million campaign war chest in the first half of 1999, Lowey was favored to become the Democratic candidate for the U.S. Senate from New York before Hillary Clinton emerged as a contender last summer. Comment

L.I. man convicted in slaying

Kevin Whyte, 22, of Wyandanch, L.I. now faces a maximum sentence of 26 1/2 years to life in prison for the ambush slaying of Robert Sheridan of Forest Hills, District Attorney Richard Brown said last week. He was scheduled to be sentenced on Oct. 23. Comment

State Sen. Smith seeks more buses

Smith said 400 additional houses are planned in neighborhoods such as Springfield Gardens, Laurelton, and Jamaica, and this will squeeze already overcrowded buses and subway stations. Comment

Jamaica leaders question economic boom

A group of community leaders gathered last Thursday at the First Presbyterian Church in downtown Jamaica to discuss what effect the boom in economic development will have on residents. Comment

L.I. man guilty of murder on Jamaica street in 

Kevin Whyte, 22, of Wyandanch, L.I. now faces a maximum sentence of 26 1/2 years to life in prison for the ambush slaying of Robert Sheridan of Forest Hills, District Attorney Richard Brown said last week. He was scheduled to be sentenced on Oct. 23. Comment

Queens Village man guilty of car theft

Police officers from the 112th Precinct arriving on the scene found Chris Perry, 33, of 111-07 212th St. in Queens Village sitting in the front seat of a 1996 Volkswagen Jetta as he tried to pry the car […] Comment

Meeks slow to file election reports: FEC

Meeks For Congress has received six notifications that it had failed to file financial records on a timely basis since Meeks was first elected to the House of Representatives in February 1998, according to the campaign finance filings. Comment

Hundreds mourn murdered 16-year-old

Michael Dwayne Behlin was shot in the head outside a friend […] Comment

Padavan, Lancman spar over gun control

Rory Lancman, a Democrat who is trying to unseat Padavan, a nearly 30-year incumbent, said the senator had failed to lead the way on bills on gun control in the state Senate over the years. Comment

Hundreds of train signals never inspected: MTA   

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority says it has discovered that more than 300 scheduled safety inspections of the subway signal system, including equipment on lines used by hundreds of thousands of Queens commuters, were never done despite records showing the inspections had been carried out. Comment

Lowey

Having raised the majority of her $1.6 million campaign war chest in the first half of 1999, Lowey was favored to become the Democratic candidate for the U.S. Senate from New York before Hillary Clinton emerged as a contender last summer. Comment

Roosevelt Ave. car crash kills Flushing man, woman

The couple, Philip Stevens, 27, and Cindy Wong, 26, both of 41-25 Kissena Blvd., were taken to New York Hospital Medical Center of Queens, where they died, said Officer Louis Cruz, a police spokesman. The police said the injured passengers in the other car were taken to the hospital, but their injuries were not life-threatening. Comment

2 Assaults on Asians examined

Three days later, a 26-year-old man who also lives in Flushing was attacked with a blunt object, possibly a brick, outside his house. He spent five days in the hospital and received 50 surgical staples and 15 stitches to his head. He, too, is a Korean American. Comment

Crowley raises $700,000 for re-election

He will face newcomer Rose Robles Birtley, a Republican, for the 7th Congressional District seat in November. Comment

Woman, 72, dies in Whitestone fire

The woman, Peggy Glubiak, of 149-22 15th Rd., suffered severe burns to her fingers and thighs, the officials said. Because of a previous stroke, Glubiak was bedridden, which may have made it difficult for her to leave the room, the officials said. Comment

Fireman spots Doug Hill blaze

If not for the work of Lt. Joseph Buda […] Comment

Borough Jews observe Yom Kippur

At Temple Torah in Little Neck, about 100 people gathered for Yom Kippur services Sunday evening and to hear Rabbi Joshua Lefkowitz. Comment

Queens College president wants higher recruitment

Hotzler, recommended by City University of New York Chancellor Matthew Goldstein and named last summer by the CUNY board of trustees, has been an educator and administrator in CUNY for the past 30 years. […] Comment

Rochdale Village resident wants your vote

Clifton, 41, the Libertarian candidate in the November election, is presenting himself as an alternative to the major party candidates, Democratic contender Hillary Clinton and U.S. Rep. Rick Lazio (R-Brightwaters.) Comment

Test results due for Totten site

But the community co-chairman of the group expressed anger this week and said those test results have already been delayed too long. Comment

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