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Comptroller Asks Prez for a Boost by anthony.stasi
May 10, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 98 98 recommendations | email to a friend
On May 1, New York City Comptroller Bill Thompson wrote the president of the United States asking him to re-consider the $2 billion for bus and rail transportation that was taken out of the original stimulus package. The stimulus bill, as it exists, allows for $6.9 billion to rebuild existing tra...
5 Schools Now Closed in NYC by queensledger
Apr 30, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 117 117 recommendations | email to a friend
A total of five schools in New York City are now closed due to swine flu outbreaks. They are: St. Francis Preparatory School , 61-00 Francis Lewis Boulevard, Fresh Meadows, Queens www.sfponoline.org P.S. 177 , 56-37 188th Street, Flushing, Queens St. Brigid School , 438 Grove Street, Bushwick, Br...
How worried are you? by queensledger
Apr 29, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 117 117 recommendations | email to a friend
Take our Swine Flu Poll .
Google Maps Tracking New Cases by queensledger
Apr 29, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 114 114 recommendations | email to a friend
Google is tracking new cases of swine flu worldwide here .
Councilman Tony Avella Avella Calls for Closure of All Schools in NE Queens by queensledger
Apr 29, 2009 | 1 1 comments | 116 116 recommendations | email to a friend
Queens Councilman Tony Avella sent letters to both the mayor’s office and the Brooklyn Diocese Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio today questioning why all of the schools in Northeast Queens haven’t been closed due to the outbreak of swine flu. In his letter, Avella argues that many of the students at St. ...
Golden Gloves Finals Running Diary by NigelC
Apr 23, 2009 | 4 4 comments | 113 113 recommendations | email to a friend
Good evening folks, I'm writing this on night one of the Daily News Golden Gloves Championship Round. It's a two night event at the theater at Madison Square Garden. I'll be keeping a running diary of both nights.    8:17PM  Pedro Sosa vs Jose Florentino for the 141-pound open title. Sosa is 16, ...
CitiField Opener: Padres at Mets Running Diary by NigelC
Apr 14, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 105 105 recommendations | email to a friend
Well, this is going to be a much different liveblog than in weeks past. Unfortunately I can't connect to the internet here in swanky CitiField, so rather than keep a liveblog of a game you're probably watching online, I'll throw some insights into the game. 8:15PM We're starting here in the top  ...
Project HEAL by anthony.stasi
Apr 06, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 103 103 recommendations | email to a friend
Some elected officials have begun to focus on eating disorders as more young people are suffering from esteem issues. Think it’s not really an issue? If someone you’re related to doesn’t have an eating disorder, then someone you know probably does.   It wasn’t always like that.   Eating disorders...
Unlimited ‘and Taken For a’ Ride by anthony.stasi
Apr 06, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 116 116 recommendations | email to a friend
This is the absolute worst time for the city to raise the price of public transportation fares. While it may be easy for the non-elected to make such claims, the people that are elected are expected to offer some creativity in this situation. The government, both local and national, has been enco...
Overworked and Underpaid @ Citifiield. by spranzo
Mar 27, 2009 | 4 4 comments | 113 113 recommendations | email to a friend
imperial parking aka impark has begun a hiring campaign at citifield,flushing,n.y. utilizing the job description "greeter" they are seeking parking attendants who are to be paid a paltry $8.50 per hour. the new hires must greet all customers aka "guests" with a broad smile, warm verbal greeting a...