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Local News April 17, 2014  RSS feed
GREEN LIGHT FOR REZONE
Board 5 Back Ridgewood Redevelopment
     The proposed rezoning of an industrial portion of
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Doomed Maspeth UPS Drivers Get Jobs Back
Union, Courier Forge Agreement
     United Parcel Service (UPS) delivered a pardon
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GRADE SHIFT AT SCHOOLS
Sunnyside Adds Class Dropped In Woodside
     Parents supported a Department of Education (DOE)
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NOISE WORRIES OVER NEW GYM
Corona Plan Eyed At Board 4 Meeting
     A brand new gym is coming to Corona,
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Good Friday March Between Churches
From Glendale To Ridgewood
     Local Catholics will commemorate Good Friday, the most
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Legislator, Sunnyside BID Partner On Plazas
New Public Spaces On Qns. Blvd.
     Sunnyside residents will soon be able to enjoy
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TICKET ‘MARCH’ IN RIDGEWOOD
Businesses Summonsed For Violations
     Five Ridgewood businesses received a combined 23 summonses< 
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New Exec. Officer At 104COP Meeting
Patrol Eyes Knockdown Center
     Members of the 104th Precinct Civilian Observation Patrol
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FIREWORKS BACK TO E. RIVER
See July 4 Spectacular From Long Island City, Greenpoint
     The rockets’ red glare will once again fill
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TRAFFIC NEWS and Updates
New York City Department Of Transportation
     Street Cleaning Suspensions   Alternate-side parking rules will be suspended on the observances of Holy Thursday, Apr. 17, and Good Friday, Apr. 18. Street cleaning rules will also be suspended on Monday, Apr. 21, and Tuesday, Apr. 22, for the seventh and eighth days of Passover. 
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TRANSIT NEWS and Updates
Metropolitan Transportation Authority
     The information in this column is current as of Wednesday, Apr. 16. Last minute changes to service and operating schedules may be made at any time after publication. Check www.mta.info for schedule changes.  Overnight Disruptions On 7 Line Monday  
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LIC Union To Recruit Roofing Apprentices
Application Period Begins In May
     The Joint Apprenticeship Committee for Roofers, Waterproofers,
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It’s In Queens!
News From The Queens Tourism Council
     Creativity is the theme this week, as the world’s most diverse county hosts scientific experiments and sculpture, kite-making, egg-coloring and Earth Day-related crafts events.  The chance to explore the NYS Pavilion, live music and the opening of an exhibit on Nazi, anti-Jewish street signs are also on tap.  Here’s the rundown. 
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Queens & Brooklyn
Community CALENDAR
     TODAY HOLY THURSDAY CHECK THE CHURCH PAGES for a list of services at the church of your choice. GLENDALE KIWANIS will meet at Zum Stammtisch restaurant, Myrtle Ave. and 70th St., at 12:30 p.m. MASPETH KIWANIS will meet at O’Neill’s Restaurant, 64-21 
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News From The 112th Precinct COMMUNITY COUNCIL
Turn In Unused Rx Drugs
     Saturday, Apr. 26 is the National Prescription Drug< 
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Get A ‘Taste Of Queens’ In Flushing
Sample Fare From Borough’s Fine Restaurants
     The Queens Economic Development Corporation (QEDC), the
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News From The SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION
Social Security Goes Green For Earth Day Next Week
     For years, Social Security has been at the forefront of offering convenient, easy-to-use, and secure online services. We, along with those we serve, have saved a lot of paper, shipping costs, and fuel—and cut back on a lot of carbon exhaust and pollution—by going online instead of doing things the old-fashioned, less efficient way. 
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Tasting The World At Molloy Int’l Day
H.S. Celebrates City’s Diversity
     At Archbishop Molloy High School in Briarwood, the < 
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DOE Tweaking Its Promotion Criteria
More Weight Given To Student Work
     Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña announced changes to the
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