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State Sen. Joe Addabbo Jr., left, Ann Gulluscio and her son, Democratic district leader and Community Board 6 District Manager Frank Gulluscio.
Volunteers prepared a course of salad for the senior center members at the party. Pizza, fruit and cupcakes were also served.
Seniors enjoy a dance in Father Dooley Hall on Thursday.
Mary Santoni shuffles playing cards during the senior center’s volunteer party at St. Helen’s Father Dooley Hall on Thursday.
People who live near the Rockwood Park Jewish Center, Howard Beach’s only Orthodox synagogue, have a message for its rabbi:
This is a residential neighborhood, not a place for nightclubs.
Residents of Howard Beach living near the Rockwood Park Jewish Center are concerned about wild parties at the synagogue featuring loud music and drinking that they say have spilled out into the streets late at night. This event was canceled after police learned liquor was to be served.
Police Officer Frank Calafiore was honored with the 106th Precinct’s Cop of the Month award at the Community Council meeting in Ozone Park on May 8, for his arrest last month of an alleged armed robber and the seizure of a loaded firearm and other assorted contraband.
According to Deputy Inspector Thomas Pascale, the precinct’s commanding officer, Calafiore, Sgt. John Egan and members of his anti-crime team responded to an armed robbery in progress of a 25-year-old woman in South Ozone Park on April 11.
A customer waits for his deli order at Sal’s Food Market in Howard Beach.
For most people, growing up in Queens often meant a trip to “the butcher,” “the meat market” or simply “the store.”
The latter may sound vague, but any Queens native knows that does not mean a supermarket or Queens Center mall.
The recent arrest of a man charged in connection with a string of burglaries in Forest Hills was announced by Captain Thomas Conforti, commander of the 112th Precinct, at the May 8 meeting of Community Board 6.
But a couple of attempted robberies targeting taxi drivers in the area marked a new cause for concern, Conforti indicated.
The former Bayside bar owner who was acquitted in December of the murder of two South Queens men in New Jersey was sentenced to 13 years in prison on drug conspiracy charges.
Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (D-Brooklyn,Queens) came to the May meeting of the Lindenwood Alliance, in the Fairfield Arms Co-op, to meet some of his new constituents.
Jeffries told the audience that he was concerned with resolving any issues that residents had with the Federal Emergency Management Agency regarding Hurricane Sandy.
Ten blocks west of Resorts World Casino New York City, a billboard over Rockaway Boulevard advertised casino table games less than two hours away in New Jersey.
To anyone with even the slightest knowledge of marketing, the ad seems to make sense — targeting gamers leaving Resorts World perhaps disappointed that New York City’s first casino lacks real roulette wheels and craps tables.
More than 20 nonprofits, including the branch of Goodwill aimed at helping people find temporary work, have come together to sponsor a job fair geared toward victims of Hurricane Sandy.
The job fair will take place on Tuesday, May 14 from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. at Resorts World Casino New York City’s Central Park events floor.
“Gravity of the Sculpture: Part II” will remain on display at The Dorsky Gallery, 11-03 45 Ave., Long Island City, through July 3. Call (718) 937-6317, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit dorsky.org.
Joel Miele Sr., who served as chairman of Community Board 10 for 11 years and later was commissioner of the Department of Buildings and the Department of Environmental Protection under Mayor Giuliani, passed away Monday at the age of 78.
Miele, a resident of Old Howard Beach, was also a well-known engineer in private practice with a firm on Furmanville Avenue in Middle Village. His partner in that firm was Benjamin Leonardi, who served as chairman of Community Board 9 in the 1990s.
Pat Connolly, one of the main organizers behind Howard Beach’s annual Memorial Day parade, said it is more difficult this year for him to reach out to prospective marchers.
“The last few years, its been growing and growing, but we lost all our contacts during Hurricane Sandy,” Connolly said. “I’m just so worried about this year.”
Another push ahead toward normal in Howard Beach’s recovery from Hurricane Sandy continues more than six months later.
The Old Mill Yacht Club got ready for another summer season last weekend with the club’s grand reopening of its building at 162-31 Cross Bay Blvd. on the banks of Shellbank Basin. The building suffered damage in Sandy last October.
Twist It Top It Frozen Yogurt is serving yogurt and smiles at its new shop at 103-09 Metropolitan Ave. in Forest Hills.
Owners Angelo Gurino Sr., center, Joe Russo and Angelo Gurino Jr., center right, celebrated the grand opening of their second frozen yogurt shop with family members, celebrity Curtis Sliwa, center left, Sen. Joe Addabbo Jr. (D-Howard Beach), far right, and CB 6 District Manager Frank Gulluscio, far left, on April 27.
It is impossible to express your love for the woman who raised you and made you who you are today through one day of recognition and a gift. Nonetheless, we should all put a little thought into a thank you — even though mom will probably say that it’s not necessary — and here are just a few ideas.
Residents and elected officials from Southeast Queens on Friday took what they hope is not a last look at about 700 trees in the Idlewild Park Preserve.
Nearly 400 of the trees have been marked by the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey as being potential hazards to planes landing at or taking off from John F. Kennedy International Airport.