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Local News January 15, 2015  RSS feed
Parents Sought For Ed. Council Election
Play Active Role In Local Schools
     The Department of Education (DOE) is looking for
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FDA Should Help Clean Filthy Food Distributors
Seek More Inspections & Fines
     Sen. Charles E. Schumer urged the U.S. Food
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E-Waste Ban, Consumer Gripes Highlight Sunnyside Meet
     A Department of Sanitation (DSNY) representative visited
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Civilian Patrol, Pct. Council Applaud Response To Cop’s Funeral
     Members of the 104th Precinct Community Council and<
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Fiscal Pain Forces Most Precious Blood’s Demise
     Financial burdens will force Astoria’s Most Precious
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Say Bye-Bye To Styrofoam In NYC
Citywide Ban On Polystyrene Begins This July
     Beginning this July, New York City restaurants, delis,
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Apply Now To Get City Cash In 2016
Van Bramer Makes Budget Push
     With city lawmakers soon to begin annual budget
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Will Boost Fight Against Ins. Fraud In Qns.
     The Queens District Attorney’s office received a $
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Add A Grade At Wagner School
DOE To Expand LIC Academy
     Parents will have the chance next month to
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Cell Phone Ban To Be Lifted At City Schools
Each Institution To Set Own Rules
     The controversial ban of cell phones in New
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New Bushwick Bike Lanes Coming, According To DOT
Seeking Public Input To Expand Network
     Cyclists in Bushwick have reason to celebrate as
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Clock Ticking On Health Ins. Deadline
City Reminds Public Enrollment Ends In February
     The city Health Department and the Human Resources
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TRAFFIC NEWS and Updates
New York City Department Of Transportation
     No Alternate-Side On MLK Day (Mon.) Alternate-side parking rules will be suspended on Monday, Jan. 19, in observance of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Meter regulations, however, will remain in effect citywide. * * *
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TRANSIT NEWS and Updates
Metropolitan Transportation Authority
     The information in this column is current as of Wednesday, Jan. 14. Last minute changes to service and operating schedules may be made at any time after publication. Check www.mta.info for schedule changes. Weekday 7 Trains Skip Stops In Qns.
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It’s In Queens!
News From The Queens Tourism Council
     A performance by the Dance Theatre of Harlem, an antibullying event, live music, and a lecture by a Freedom Rider are among the Martin Luther King Day celebrations in the borough. Other options include traditional Korean music and dance, Japanese opera, 3D workshops, astronomy, and an art gallery opening. Here’s the rundown.
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Queens & Brooklyn
Community CALENDAR
     TODAY UNITED FORTIES CIVIC ASSOC. will meet at 7 p.m. at St. Teresa’s Parish Center, 50- 22 44th St., Woodside. 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 53rd Dr., Maspeth at 12:15 p.m.
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Collect For Vets
Support The Infirmed At Valentine’s Drive
     Hoping to show some love for those who
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From Dream To Reality With My Social Security Account
     In 1963, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. spoke about his dream of an America where equality was more than a concept—where it was an everyday reality. I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed: "We hold these truths to be selfevident: that all men are created equal."
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