November 9, 2002 RSS feed / Community

Weiner: ‘Ground Concorde’

Representative. Anthony Weiner recently renewed his call to ground the Concorde jet, after an Air France flight plunged 25,000 feet while flying from New York to Paris. More...

No Garbage Collection On Veterans Day

The New York City Department of Sanitation has announced that in observance of Veterans Day, there will be no street cleaning, garbage, or recycling collection on Monday, November 11. More...

D.A. Brown To Speak

The Good Government Regular Democratic club has invited everyone to attend its Town Hall meeting on crime prevention, gang violence and keeping our community safe from crime. More...

Drought Emergency Ends, Conservation Necessary

Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, joined by Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Commissioner Christopher O. Ward, announced that the above average rainfall in September and October has made up for critical water shortages in the City More...

Free Medicare E-Newsletter For Recipients And Caregivers

This week the Medicare Rights Center (MRC) will debut "Dear Marci," a free, weekly electronic newsletter designed to help people with Medicare, their families and their caregivers understand their health care benefits and options. More...

NAACP, Community Outraged Over CSB 27 Official's Comment

"We cannot let this go. If we do, we will be in serious trouble. It's time to show them, and this community, that we have power and that we consider this to be a major issue." More...

Tips On Healthy Holiday Eating For Diabetics

Many Americans come face to face with temptation this time of year as they attend parties and family gatherings. Holiday cookies, cakes, candy and treats abound and it seems everyone is serving large meals. More...

Incumbents Sweep Local Elections

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Addabbo Sponsors Food Drive

Council Member Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. announced that he will be sponsoring a food drive this holiday season through his two district offices. More...

Sanders Initiates Cleanup

On Saturday, November 16, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., a community cleanup will take place at Beach 69 Street and Beach Channel Drive. The event is being conducted by the office of City Councilman James Sanders, Jr. More...

American Legion Hosts Breakfast For Legislators

The Queens County Committee of the American Legion hosted a breakfast recently for the elected officials (city, state, federal) from Queens County. It was held at the Broad Channel Post #1404 and was hosted by members of the Little Neck More...

Disaster Services Director Receives Award

In recognition of her leadership of the Catholic Charities Disaster Response Team since the events of 9/11, Ellen Shuman, ACSW, Director of Disaster Services at Catholic Charities Brooklyn & Queens, received the Annual Claire Shulman Service Awar More...

Edison High’s Student VP Will Major In Business

Kareem Edwards, a senior Computer Programming Major, and a resident of Far Rockaway, is the Vice President of the student body of Thomas A. Edison Vocational & Technical High School. More...

Local Teacher Opens Education Store

Adam Funtleyder is a teacher at PS 225 in Rockaway Beach. His wife, Diana, is the head of the Life Center at the High School Redirection in Brownsville, Brooklyn. Both are long-time Rockaway residents. More...

Rotary Group Study Exchange Goes To France

Under a program known as the Group Study Exchange Program, Rotary International has been sending young professional and businessmen and women to foreign countries for various cultural and vocational opportunities. More...


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