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Seed Planted For Willow Lake’s Return Corona Park last fall, with a multi-phased approach aimed at restoring the area’s natural growth and inhabitants. “The philosophy is, where you restore the plant life, the animals w ill fol low,” said Bram Gunther, Parks Dept. Deputy Chief of Forestr y and Hor t iculture. The Parks Dept. is currently eliminating invasive species, namely phragmites, porcelain berries and mugwar t s, which Gunther said decreases biodiversity. There will also be a systematic at tempt to stymie erosion through the use of silt fencing and hay bales, which keep soil in place until new plantings’ roots can take hold and provide stability. And yes, there will be new plantings – plenty of them. According to Gunt her, t he agenc y plans to add just under 13,000 trees to the Willow Lake preserve as par t of the City’s MillionTree sN YC initiative. The trees will provide a new home to In 2006, the end of the footbridge crossing into Willow birds that once inhabLake showed a marker that outlined the trail, which was ited the preserve in completely grown over. greater numbers, such

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By JOSEPH OROV IC The lush green wrapped around the calm of Willow Lake remains locked away; the wildlife preserve is in various states of neglect and overgrowth. Now a timeline has finally been set for the area’s late-2011 reopening, after years of remaining closed to the public. The Parks Department began rehabilitating the appendage to Flushing Meadows

‘Saved’ Boro Schools To Get 30 Freshmen twice about sending my kids there, too,” Eterno said. If the court upholds the closure, it is unclear whether the DOE would phase out the freshman class this September. “I don’t know that they could do that right now,” Vasquez said. “The schools still have to plan for next year regardless of what legal decision the court makes.” If the cour t blocks the closure, Jamaica High School officials would like the opportunity to canvas their zone and invite students back to the school, Eterno said. Last December, the DOE announced plans to phase out the 19 schools, star ting this fall. The UFT challenged the DOE in cour t and won, delaying the closure. “Their practice has not been to shut the school down in one year,” Vasquez said. Closure begins by not accepting incoming freshman, and ends when the last class graduates. DOE officials have already abandoned the 19 schools, Vasquez said. “I don’t think the y have any par ticular plans for how these schools are going to be successful,” he said. Enrollment next year at other high schools in Queens should remain about the same. “We all anticipated that these schools would have lower enrollment, especially since the DOE is opening six new schools,” he said. “What is the purpose of the new schools if they are not going to alleviate crowding?” The DOE did not return multiple requests for comment. Reach Reporter Jessica Ablamsky at jablamsky@queenstribune.com, or (718) 357-7400, Ext. 124.

1990s, completely destroying the Willow Lake Bridge. The area was fenced off and closed several years ago, with residents gaining access through dangerous means. The New York State Depar tment of Environmental Conservation designated Willow Lake a protected freshwater wetland on Nov. 10, 1976. In 1996, students from John Bowne High School reconstructed the nature trail around Willow Lake. Numerous attempts at funding a restoration of Willow Lake came and went, with no progress. This time, Gunther said, it will be open. Eventually. Reach Reporter Joseph Orovic at jorovic@queenstribune.com or (718) 3577400, Ext. 127.

Black Activist’s Push Leads To Slave Plaque By JOSEPH OROVIC Wisdom states the squeakiest wheel gets the grease. Bayside activist Mandingo Tshaka has got ten used to increasing the volume past squeak to “wail,” with occasional triumphs along the way. His latest is a plaque added to the U.S. Capitol building, which commemorates the slaves that built the iconic structure. The idea came to him through a bizarre combination of circumstances. During a hospitalization spent reading “The Debt: What America Owes To Blacks,” Tshaka watched Ronald Regan’s funeral. “Ever since Roosevelt, I’ve had to watch this scene of white men being carried up the steps of the Capitol,” he said, his indignat ion strong as ever. And as he watched Reagan’s coffin be carried up the steps, he wondered how many people actually knew it was enslaved Africans who had built the Capitol. Fast forward to 2008, to the opening of the Capitol Visitor Center, named Emancipation Hall – a space filled with faces and race s very unlike Tshaka’s. “The music was soulless; white and dead as it could be,” he said of the day’s proceedings “It had nothing to do with emancipa-

tion. I’m looking around at this Emancipation Hall. They had an astronaut – a white fellow. Then way down yonder there was a statue of a brother.” The majest y of the building h it Tshaka, but its histor y remained largely unknown. The problem needed to be addressed. “There was no machiner y to move those big stones. It was all done by enslaved Africans, back-breaking work. It should be mandatory that t his histor y should be taught in the schools.” The solution was presented at Emancipation Hall on Wednesday, with the help of U.S. Rep. Gar y Ackerman (D-Bayside). “It was an oversight on top of an injustice,” Ackerman said. “We just had to bring that to the attent ion to the powers that be. After that, it wasn’t heav y lift ing.” Ackerman is also trying to right another wrong by working on legislation that would bring to reality a statue to the unknown slave. While Tshaka is glad the plaque exists, he prefers its location be within the Capitol’s Rotunda. Reach Reporter Joseph Orovic at jorovic@queenstribune.com or (718) 3577400, Ext. 127.

Stabilized Rent Hike Expected Under 6% By JESSICA ABLAMSKY Cit y re sidents i n rent stabilized apar tments might pay a little more to renew their lease this fall. The Rent Guidelines Board will vote June 24 on a rent increase that will probably be between 2-4 percent for a one-year lease and 4-6 percent on a two-year lease, effective Oct. 1. There are more than 2 million rent stabilized units in the Queens, about 26 percent of the housing stock. The rent board has increased rent ever y year since its inception in 1969, said Executive Director Andrew McLaughlin. On the nine-member board are two members appointed to represent owner interests and two appointed to tenant interests. Unlike rent control, there is no a formula that determines increases for rent stabilized units. Board members determine the increase based on affordability for tenants, available

housing supply, income and expenses for owners, mor tgage interest rates and public testimony. Expenses for apartment owners have risen significantly over the past few years, McLaughlin said. Between May 2009 and March 2010, expenses rose more than 3.4 percent, while real estate taxes rose more than 10 percent. During the last guideline period, expenses for owners increased 4 percent. Current increases are 3 percent for a oneyear lease and 6 percent for a two-year lease. The previous guideline period was a 4.5 percent increase for a one-year and 8.5 percent increase for two-year leases. Historically, the final increase has always ended up within the agreed upon range, McLaughlin said. Reach Reporter Jessica Ablamsky at jablamsky@queenstribune.com, or (718) 357-7400, Ext. 124.

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By JESSICA ABLAMSKY The fate of three Queens high schools is hanging in the balance due to a pending decision from the State Court of Appeals that could allow the Department of Education to close 19 schools in the city. A ruling is expected in the next few weeks. On the chopping block in Queens are Beach Channel High School in Rockaway Park; Business, Computer Applications and Entrepreneurship High School at Campus Magnet in Cambria Heights; and Jamaica High School in Jamaica. As of press time, none of the three have more than 30 incoming freshmen committed to at tend next year, said James Vasquez, Queens High School District Representative for the United Federation of Teachers. Last year, Beach Channel had more than 400 freshmen, while the business high school had nearly 200 and Jamaica had nearly 540. Union reps agree that the DOE is proceeding as if the schools are going to close in September. “If there is any sanity any where in the system, they are not going to let us go with 23 freshmen,” said James Eterno, UFT Chapter leader for Jamaica. Listed in a report on the DOE Web site as new high schools slated to open in September 2010, are three that would take the place of the business school and Jamaica High School. Reduced enrollment could be due to a letter sent to eighth-graders who put as their first choice any of the 19 schools. It informed parents that the school is failing academically and slated for closure, but to call if they still wanted to enroll their child. “If I got a letter like that, I would t hink

as the Baltimore Oriole, American Woodcock and Yellow Warbler. While the plans were welcomed by park advocate Greg Godfrey, he did express concerns about the park’s other needs. “I would think that the nature preserve, since it’s on its own now, may not be a priority and some other areas may need more at tent ion,” he said, point ing to the Ne w York State Pav ilion, w or n soccer fields and lackluster security as some examples. Gunther said Willow Lake should reopen to t he public shor tly after the first new tree is planted, which is slated for next spring. The preserve was the subject of intrigue, after a mysterious fire occurred in the late-


Queens This Week The schoolyard of PS 62 in Richmond Hill looked more like a parking lot than a playground 20 years ago. The Ozone ParkRichmond Hill Little League used chalk-drawn bases on the ground as their field. Today, thanks to the efforts of innovative students at the school, and community members and activists with a desire to see a contemporary play area, PS 62 has a brand new $1 million state-of-the-art playground. On Tuesday, June 8, students, parents and activists gathered for the grand opening

of the new playground, which features gardens, a miniature turf field, multipurpose courts, an outdoor classroom, play equipment designed by students themselves and a track. The Trust for Public Land spearheaded the playground construction with the NYC Department of Education and School Construction Authority, and help from the South Queens Boys and Girls Club and students from the school. "This playground is different than any other we've worked on in the city," said Leslie

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The One Stop Richmond Hill Community Center, which has offered services and assistance to residents of Richmond Hill for more than three and a half decades, has become one of the first victims of the city and state's budget crisis. "It is with deep regret that we announce that the One Stop Richmond Hill Community Center will be closing its doors to community residents as of Friday, June 18," read a statement from the center. "Lack of City and State funding from our elected officials makes it impossible for this Community Center to remain open and host the many free services that we have provided in the past." The center's closure will force the cancellation of the children's summer program, after-school computer technology and videoconferencing program, this fall's Mommy & Me. Heartshare and Energyshare

grant assistance for low-income households and help with community quality of life issues will also be cancelled, unless funding is restored. The center, located at 110-08 Jamaica Ave, Richmond Hill, will still host the Richmond Hill Block Association, which will continue to work on services that it has provided in the past out of the office, including graffiti clean-up programs, pet adoptions, holiday events for community children and food and toy drives. RHBA said it will depend more on fundraising during the budget crisis and is asking for help from volunteers, especially with the upcoming Park Fair. Anyone interested should call the RHBA at (718) 849-3759. Reach Reporter Domenick Rafter at drafter@queenstribune.com or (718) 3577400 Ext. 125. —Domenick Rafter

Wright, New York State director for The Trust for Public Land. "I can tell by looking at the reaction of the children here that this playground will be well used." PS 62 Principal Angela O'Dowd said the playground construction not only gave the school a new play area, but also provided a learning experience for the school's students. "The design project has had a significant impact on the learning of our more than 1,000 students over the past The new playground at PS 62 in Richmond Hill was year," she said. "The partially designed by the school's own students. entire Richmond Hill community will now got to learn a lot of stuff about measurements benefit from this fabulous playground." Mary Alice Lee, director of the NYC and design in the process." Miah said even though she no longer goes Playground Program at the Trust for Public Land, said the process to build the play- to the school, she's a student at nearby MS 37, she still plans on using the playground. ground began more than a year ago. "After school, my friends and I meet up "We started designing this playground and got students involved in the winter of here," she said. "We'll talk to each other and say 'Hey, let's hang out at 62.'" 2009," Lee said. The playground is located along 109th For Nabila Miah, who graduated from PS 62 last year and worked on the playground Street between 97th Avenue and 101st Avdesign in her last year as a student there, it enue and will be open to the public. Reach Reporter Domenick Rafter at was an honor to take part in the process. "I thought it was really cool that they drafter@queenstribune.com or (718) 357allowed us to be a part of this," Miah said. "We 7400, Ext. 125.

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SUMMONS AND NOTICE OF OBJECT OF ACTION ACTION TO FORECLOSE A MORTGAGE INDEX NO.: 34114/09 STATE OF NEW YORK SUPREME COURT: COUNTY OF QUEENS WELLS FARGO BANK, NA Plaintiff, vs. DAVID MANNARU, DOLORES KISSOON, Defendant(s). TO THE ABOVE NAMED DEFENDANT: MORTGAGED PREMISES: 97-20 75TH STREET OZONE PARK, NY 11416 SBL #: BLOCK 9046 LOT 11, BLOCK 9046 LOT 12 You are hereby summoned to answer the Complaint in this action, and to serve a copy of your answer, or, if the Complaint is not served with this Summons, to serve a notice of appearance, on the Plaintiff(s) attorney(s) within twenty days after the service of this Summons, exclusive of the day of service (or within 30 days after the service is complete if this Summons is not personally delivered to you within the State of New York). In case of your failure to appear or answer, judgment will be taken against you by default for the relief demanded in the Complaint. The Attorney for Plaintiff has an office for business in the County of Erie. Trial to be held in the County of Queens. The basis of the venue designated above is the location of the Mortgaged Premises. Dated this 3rd day of June, 2010, TO: DOLORES KISSOON,

Defendant(s) In this Action. The foregoing Summons is served upon you by publication, pursuant to an order of HON. JOSEPH G. GOLIA of the Supreme Court of the State of New York, dated the 20th day of May, 2010 and filed with the Complaint in the Office of the Queens County Clerk, in the City of Jamaica. The object of this action is to foreclose a mortgage upon the premises described below, executed by DAVID MANNARU and DOLORES KISSOON dated the 18th day of April, 2002, to secure the sum of $207,050.00, and recorded at Liber 6431 of Mortgages at Page 931 in the Office of the Clerk of the County of Queens, on the 17th day of June, 2002; which mortgage was duly assigned by assignment dated the 18th day of April, 2002, and recorded on the 5th day of May, 2004, in the Office of the Clerk of Queens County at Instrument No. 2004000278830; which mortgage was further assigned by assignment dated the 10th day of January, 2007, and recorded on the 2nd day of February, 2007, in the Office of the Clerk of Queens County at Instrument No. 2007000063415; The property in question is described as follows: 97-20 75TH STREET, OZONE PARK, NY 11416 SEE FOLLOWING DESCRIPTION Block 9046 and Lot 11 & 12 ALL that certain plot, piece or parcel of land,

with the buildings and improvements thereon erected, situate, lying and being in the Borough and County of Queens, City and State of New York, known and designated on a certain map entitled “Map of Eldert Park, partly in the 26th Ward of the Borough of Brooklyn and partly in the 4rd Ward of the Borough of Queens, belonging to the Yeagley Realty Company and filed in the Queens County Clerk’s Office on May IS, 1907 as Map No. 911 (New No. 1825) Drawer 69 as and by the Lot Numbers 54, 55andpartofLotS3 in Block 4, said lots when taken together as one parcel are bounded and described as follows: BEGINNING at a point on the Westerlysideof7Sth Street(Ruby Place) distant 140.34 feet Southerly from the corner formed by the intersection of the Westerly side of 75th Street with the Southerly side of97111 Avenue (Beanfort Avenue); RUNNING THENCE Southerly along the Westerly side of7sth Street, 59.66 feet; THENCE Westerly at right angles to the Westerly side of7sth Street, 49.96 feet; THENCE Northerly along a line forming an interior angle of80 degrees 13 minutes 36 seconds with the last mentioned course, 60.54 feet; THENCE Easterly along a line forming an interior angle of90 degrees 46 minutes 24 seconds with the last men-

tioned course, 39.68 feet to the Westerly side of 75th Street, at the point or place of BEGINNING. Premises known as 97-20 75th Street, Ozone Park, New York HELP FOR HOMEOWNERS IN FORECLOSURE NEW YORK STATE LAW REQUIRES THAT WE SEND YOU THIS NOTICE ABOUT THE FORECLOSURE PROCESS. PLEASE READ IT CAREFULLY. SUMMONS AND COMPLAINT YOU ARE IN DANGER OF LOSING YOUR HOME. IF YOU FAIL TO RESPOND TO THE SUMMONS AND COMPLAINT IN THIS FORECLOSURE ACTION, YOU MAY LOSE YOUR HOME. PLEASE READ THE SUMMONS AND COMPLAINT CAREFULLY. YOU SHOULD IMMEDIATELY CONTACT AN ATTORNEY OR YOUR LOCAL LEGAL AID OFFICE TO OBTAIN ADVICE ON HOW TO PROTECT YOURSELF. SOURCES OF INFORMATION AND ASSISTANCE The state encourages you to become informed about your options in foreclosure. In addition to seeking assistance from an attorney or legal aid office, there are government agencies and non-profit organizations that you may contact for information about possible options, including trying to work with your lender during this process. To locate an entity near you, you may call the toll-free helpline maintained by the New York State Banking Department at 1-877-BANK-NYS

LEGAL NOTICE (1-877-226-5697) or visit the department’s website at WWW.BANKING.STATE.NY.US. FORECLOSURE RESCUE SCAMS Be careful of people who approach you with offers to “save” your home. There are individuals who watch for notices of foreclosure actions in order to unfairly profit from a homeowner’s distress. You should be extremely careful about any such promises and any suggestions that you pay them a fee or sign over your deed. State law requires anyone offering such services for profit to enter into a contract which fully describes the services they will perform and fees they will charge, and which prohibits them from taking any money from you until they have completed all such promised services. § 1303 NOTICE NOTICE YOU ARE IN DANGER OF LOSING YOUR HOME If you do not respond to this summons and complaint by serving a copy of the answer on the attorney for the mortgage company who filed this foreclosure proceeding against you and filing the answer with the court, a default judgment may be entered and you can lose your home. Speak to an attorney or go to the court where your case is pending for further information on how to answer the summons and protect your property. Sending a payment to your mortgage company will not stop this foreclosure action. YOU MUST RE-

LEGAL NOTICE SPOND BY SERVING A COPY OF THE ANSWER ON THE ATTORNEY FOR THE PLAINTIFF (MORTGAGE COMPANY) AND FILING THE ANSWER WITH THE COURT. DATED: June 3, 2010 Steven J. Baum, P.C., Attorney(s) For Plaintiff(s), 220 Northpointe Parkway Suite G, Amherst, NY 14228 The law firm of Steven J. Baum, P.C. and the attorneys whom it employs are debt collectors who are attempting to collect a debt. Any information obtained by them will be used for that purpose. ___________________________________________________________________ Notice is hereby given that an Order entered by the Civil Court, Queens County on 3/ 25/10, bearing Index Number NC-000212-10/QU, a copy of which may be examined at the Office of the Clerk, located at 89-17 Sutphin Blvd., Jamaica, NY 11435, grants me the right to: Assume the name of (First) Maria (Last) Vukov-Docherty My present name is (First) Marija (Last) Vukov aka Maria VukovDocherty aka Maria Vukov My present address is 31-18 42 nd Street, Apt. 16, Astoria, NY 11103 My place of birth is Subotica, Yugoslavia My date of birth is March 12, 1965

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Boro Teens Skip Out To Protest Fares By DOMENICK RAFTER It looked more like a typical dismissal than an act of civil disobedience, but the students who walked out of Flushing High School at noon on Friday, June 11, were not doing so for fun; they were making a point. Angry that their free student MetroCards may be a xed as par t of the MTA’s draconian budget cuts, students at Flushing High School joined 1,000 students from around the city who par t icipated in a walkout to protest the planned cuts. There were no chants, no organized marching, though the steady stream of students did walk out onto Nor thern Boulevard and Union Street, and headed toward the “7” train, where they met up with their colleagues from elsewhere in the city for a protest on the steps of City Hall early in the afternoon, followed by a march across the Brooklyn Bridge to MTA headquar ters in Downtown Brooklyn. Some headed into cars and minivans driven by their parents, who supported their protest by offering lifts into Manhattan. Many carried signs that showed the student MetroCard design, with the green font, and the word “SAVE” in red let tering. “Is [Mayor] Bloomberg going to pay for our MetroCards?” asked one angr y Flushing High School junior. Orga nized by the Urba n Youth Collaborative, which consists of the pro-immigrant rights groups Make the Road New York and Desis Rising Up & Moving (DRUM), the protest also included students from two other Queens high schools; Hillcrest High School and Long Island City High School. Some students from other Queens high schools also took par t.

“If student MetroCards are cut, many of Queens mostly immigrant and low-income families will suffer greatly,” said Shoshi Chowdhur y of DRUM, who noted that it would cost families upwards of $1,200 a year in traveling expenses for children to go to school – a lot of money for low-income and recession-bat tered familie s. “ This means many low-income immigrant students will be pushed out of education and a good future.” According to Make the Road, the cost of student MetroCards are shared between the MTA, State and City. The MTA said that it would not be able to fund its share this year, and the state budget may also call for cut-

ting its share. On his radio show on June 11, Mayor Bloomberg said the city would not cut its share of the funding, and urged protestors to aim their frustrations at the state government. “This is all we can do. We’re not going to make up for the state,” the Mayor said. “So maybe they should be at the state Capitol steps and not the City Hall steps.” Bloomberg said the protestors would regret walking out of classes. Many students had final exams scheduled on Friday. “If I were them, I’d just think long and hard someday,” he said. “If I didn’t pass a test, I’d always go back and wonder, ‘Was it

that afternoon when I was trying to be cute and be out there and picketing?’” Depar tment of Education officials urged students to stay in school during school hours and some were threatened with detent ion, suspension or other disciplinary actions if they par t icipated. For one Flushing High School sophomore, that was enough to keep her on campus. “Why bother risking get ting in trouble at the end of the year?” she asked. “It’s not like it’ll change any thing.” Reach Reporter Domenick Rafter at drafter@queenstribune.com or (718) 3577400, Ext 125.

Queens GOP Insider Stole From Mayor: DA By DOMENICK RAFTER Queens Republican leader John Haggerty is accused of stealing more than $1.1 million in campaign funds from Mayor Mike Bloomberg’s campaign last year and using some of the money to buy a house in Forest Hills Gardens. Haggerty, 41, who is a powerful figure in the Queens Republican Party and is known for his ongoing feud with Phil Ragusa, chairman of the Queens GOP, was indicted on five counts; first-degree grand larceny, seconddegree money laundering, and three counts of falsifying business records. Haggerty pleaded not guilty before a State Supreme Court judge on Monday. Manhattan DA Cyrus Vance Jr. said Haggerty lied to the mayor, telling him he would spend the money on poll watching and ballot security on Election Day, but he instead allegedly funneled the money through the New York Independence Party, which

endorsed Bloomberg last year, and used about $750,000 of that money on himself. According to Vance, Haggerty allegedly used $32,000 on Election Day expenses and the other $450,000 was donated to the Independence Party. A lawyer representing the State Independence Party is scheduled to testify on its behalf on Thursday, June 17. Vance said Haggerty set up a faux company, Special Election Operations LLC, to execute the plan. “The defendant’s fraud was an audacious scheme to steal funds in order to buy a house, cynically misusing our political party process to hide what is common thievery,” Vance said. Haggerty spent about $600,000 of the money to buy the house, his childhood home, in Forest Hill Gardens. Vance said Haggerty even wrote bogus checks to his fake company to try to cover up his crime. Vance emphasized that his office found nothing criminal in the actions of the mayor or his campaign.

Haggerty, who has worked with former Gov. George Pataki and 2006 State Attorney General candidate Jeanine Pirro, has been working on the gubernatorial campaign of Buffalo businessman Carl Paladino, who is running in the Republican primary against Rick Lazio. Paladino’s running mate is former City Council Minority Leader Tom Ognibene, who represented Middle Village and Glendale in the Council until 2005. Ognibene has been a ally of Haggerty in his feud with Ragusa. Paladino’s campaign acknowledged Haggerty’s role in their operations and stood by him. In an interview with The New York Times, Paladino’s campaign manager, Michael Caputo, called Haggerty “a loyal and straightforward man of character.” If convicted, Haggerty could face 25 years in prison. Reach Reporter Domenick Rafter at drafter@queenstribune.com or (718) 3577400, Ext. 125

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NextGen Need It’s getting kinda crowded in the space above our heads in Queens. After the experts at this week’s Baruch College conference on the airports outlined the details of the growing problems associated with air travel through Queens, detailed on Page 16 in this week’s edition, we now have a clearer picture of the state of the industry. And it’s not going to get better. Travel is up, and so are wait times, delays and griping. The last thing we want is for visitors’ brief experience in our borough to be tainted by the frustration of dealing with overcrowding and long lines waiting for runways. That the expansion project of the runway at JFK to allow bigger planes is good. The new tower at LaGuardia will help. But if the NextGen technology, which can reduce the time between take-offs and landings, can actually make the experience of dealing with our airports more pleasant for travelers, there could potentially be a net positive effect for our borough. We urge our Queens members of Congress to give serious consideration to fully funding the NextGen technology in the FAA appropriations bill. We have some of the most active airspace in the world. Let’s help make it easier for people to use.

In Your Opinion: Strike Three? To The Editor: Enjoyed your poetry. It makes “dysfunctional” sound better. Hopefully, “Andrew at the Bat” will not end with “strike three.” Jack Zuckerman, Fresh Meadows

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Pool Outrage To The Editor: We were disappointed to learn that the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation has decided to close the pool at Fort Totten Park this summer due to budget cuts. This is another instance where the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation has shortchanged the people of Northeast Queens. We as a community have fought for over 20 years to have Fort Totten become parkland. Now, less than six years after its official opening, the Parks Department is cutting funds and services to Fort Totten Park. The community deserves better. Each year approximately 27,000 people use the pool at Fort Totten, which is the only free community pool in Northeast Queens. The pool at Fort Totten Park is currently undergoing a $500,000.00 renovation project – public funding that will be wasted if the pool remains shut. Equally disappointing is the fact

that the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation made this decision without notifying our elected officials, Community Board 7 or the local civic organizations. Parks and Recreation should not be operating under a veil of secrecy. The keyword here is “Transparency!” Please join us in our campaign to save the pool at Fort Totten Park. Call the Parks Department by dialing 311 or (212)-NEW-YORK and tell them not to close the pool at Fort Totten Park! Warren Schreiber, Bay Terrace Community Alliance President Matthew Silverstein, Democratic State Committeeman Candidate (26th AD)

Bike Lane Support To The Editor: First of all, I would like to thank you for your continuous support for a bike lane on Queens Boulevard. After my son Asif Rahman, 22, was killed by a trucker on Queens Boulevard while riding his bike home from work, you have published numerous reports and articles on the importance of a bike lane on Queens Boulevard. It has been two years, and nothing has happened since, and it’s time we renew the call for a bike lane. On Sunday, June 20, at 3 p.m., I am going to be at Asif’s ghost bike

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site on Queens Boulevard to celebrate his 25th birthday and bring attention to the bike lane. I am requesting you for your support to meet me at my son Asif Rahman’s ghost bike site on Queens Boulevard between 55th Road and 55th Street. In July 2008, CM Jim Gennaro called for a press conference at his accident site. A letter jointly signed by Councilmen Gennaro, John Liu and Eric Gioia, was given to Mayor Bloomberg, I sent letters to the Mayor, numerous reports have been published in various newspapers, many politicians have voiced their concerns, but nothing has happened so far. I think it’s time we revive the campaign for a bike lane on Queens Boulevard. You have been supportive to this issue in the past, and I hope you will continue to do so. Thanks. Lizi Rahman, Queens

St. Saviour Park To The Editor: For more than four years, the people in Maspeth have been asking for the vacant St. Saviour’s site to be converted into a public park. It has been used as a makeshift parking lot and garbage dump during that time. The site is still available and since we have more people living here now than ever before, we need more green space now than ever before. We notice that people who haven’t even moved to Brooklyn and LIC yet are getting parks. What about the families that have lived in Maspeth for generations? Tom Vitale, Maspeth

St. Saviour II To The Editor: An open letter to Mayor Bloomberg: I live across the street from the St. Saviour’s site in Maspeth. We would like to see this site become a park. We are being inundated with trucks spewing fumes and could use more trees to clean the air. There once were close to 200 trees on this site and they should be replaced. Please work with Council Member Elizabeth Crowley to give something back to our community in return for hosting all the City agencies here in western Maspeth. Paul Ditta, Maspeth

Weak GOP To The Editor: “Albany Deadlock Continues; Donovan Is GOP’s Best Shot” (Henry Stern, June 10) was an ex-

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cellent preview of November General Election results. Attorney General Andrew Cuomo starts his run for Governor with an enrollment advantage of 5,500,000 Democrats to 3,200,000 Republicans. He also has name recognition, an organized party which holds all statewide offices, well funded running mates with plenty of name recognition, $16 million in the bank and the ability to raise millions more. Contrast that to former Congressman Republican Rick Lazio. His party is disorganized and financially broke. Lazio hasn’t been seen or heard from since Secretary of State and former Senator Hillary Clinton beat him handily in 2000. Despite actively campaigning for almost a year, Lazio hasn’t even raised $1,000,000. Republicans hold no statewide offices, 2 of 26 Congress members, 30 mostly aging State Senators, 44 of 150 State Assembly members and few major Mayors or County Executives. As a result, they are running an underfunded, unknown crop of minor league candidates. This includes Harry Wilson against incumbent Tom DiNapoli for Comptroller, Gary Bernsten against incumbent Senator Chuck Schumer and his $20 million dollar campaign kitty, Bruce Blakeman or David Malpass against Schumer sidekick Senator Kirsten Gillibrand and her $6 million dollar campaign kitty. Schumer will assist Gillibrand in raising millions more from his own Pay for Play crowd. Only Staten Island District Attorney Dan Donavan running for Attorney General has any chance of victory for the GOP. He will need to raise millions on his own and count on a wounded challenger to emerge from the Democrats September primary to win. It is a sure bet that your November post-election headline will be “Democrats win all statewide offices.” All you need to do is hold the presses for Attorney General results. Larry Penner, Great Neck

Cup Fever To The Editor: The quest for the World Cup for soccer, also known as football, has begun in South Africa. In Queens alone there is what only can be described as World Cup Fever and everyone is cheering and supporting their favorite team. It is a sport that demands stamina, passion and perseverance, not to mention disappointments, but also one that demands teamwork at every level on the field. It is indicative of the struggles we all go through life. Former South Alan J. Goldsher Advertising Director Shelly Cookson Corporate & Legal Advertising Account Executives Risa Pilicer Gil Spadoni Earl Steinman Shari Strongin

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African President Nelson Mandela can truly attest to this concerning all of his trials and tribulations he has gone through and still going through at 91. Yet he fought against apartheid and made his country into one nation and one people and united them in part through soccer. The world is brought together into peaceful competition and this is a wonderful thing. Now let’s cheer team USA. In the end may the best team win the World Cup. Fred Bedell Jr., Glen Oaks

MetroCards To The Editor: The students who walked out of school this past Friday to protest the possibility of losing their free MetroCards due to possible budget cuts by the MTA did the right thing! It time to hear from our young people ,who will be just as affected by these budget cuts as we all will be. They made their point to the MTAand did it in an orderly fashion through their demonstrations throughout the city. I hope that Mayor Michael Bloomberg and the MTA CEO were all listening, as well as Chancellor Joel Klein, to what are young people are saying-no cuts to our MetroCards. These students rely heavily on public transportation, and cutting these free MetroCards would bring undo hardship on they and their families. John Amato, Fresh Meadows

Ponzi Scheme To The Editor: Any half-awake American should know that Social Security is a gigantic Ponzi scheme making Bernard Madoff’s well-publicized fraud look like small time thievery. For all of its 75 years of existence, Social Security has extracted taxes from many and given payments to others. Until now, more funds have always been paid in than have been paid out. But this arrangement wasn’t expected to be eclipsed until 2016. According to the Congressional Budget Office, however, the date dreaded by government accountants is now this year, 2010. Unemployment and early retirement have contributed to increasing the number of takers and reducing the number who are taxed to pay into the scheme. Social Security, always bankrupt because its “surplus” funds were consumed as soon as received for other government programs, is now admittedly bankrupt. Janet McCarthy, Flushing Mitch Kronenfeld: Classified Manager Elizabeth Mance: Administrative Assistant Classified Ad Representatives: Nadia Hack, Peggie Henderson, Fran Gordon, Marty Lieberman, Chris Preasha, Lorraine Shaw, Sheila Scholder, Lillian Saar

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LEGAL NOTICE JILL FABIAN, RN, PLLC, a domestic Professional Limited Liability Company (PLLC) filed with the Sec of State of NY (SSNY) on 1/26/10. NY office Location: Queens County. SSNY is designated as agent upon whom process against the PLLC may be served. SSNY shall mail a copy of any process against the PLLC served upon him/ her to Jill Fabian, c/o Manuel Fabian, Esq., 37-31 76 th St., Jackson Hts., NY 11372. Purpose: Registered Nursing ____________________________________________________________________ ARTICLES OF ORGANIZATION OF ASTER INSURANCE BROKERAGE LLC (Insert name of Limited Liability Company) Under Section 203 of the Limited Liability Company Law FIRST: The name of the limited liability company is: ASTER INSURANCE BROKERAGE LLC SECOND: The county within this state in which the office of the limited liability company is to be located is: Queens THIRD: The Secretary of State is designated as agent of the limited liability company upon whom process against it may be served. The address within or without this state to which the Secretary of State shall mail a copy of any process against the limited liability company served upon him or her is: 136-56 39 t h A v e n u e , S u i t e # 4 1 0 Flushing, NY 11354 Siew Yen Tan (print or type name of organizer) ____________________________________________________________________ Notice of formation of PUMPSPRODUCTION, LLC. Articles of Organization filed with the Secretary of State of New York (“SSNY”) on January 19, 2010. Office located in Queens County. SSNY has been designated for service of process. SSNY shall mail copy of any process served against the LLC to 1663 Stephen Street, 1 st Floor, Ridgewood, NY 11385. Purpose: any lawful purpose. ____________________________________________________________________

SUMMONS AND NOTICE OF OBJECT OF ACTION STATE OF NEW YORK SUPREME COURT: COUNTY OF QUEENS ACTION TO FORECLOSE A MORTGAGE INDEX NO.: 23396/09 U.S. BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS SUCCESSOR TRUSTEE TO BANK OF AMERICA, N. A. AS SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO LASALLE BANK N. A., AS TRUSTEE FOR MERRILL LYNCH FIRST FRANKLIN MORTGAGE LOAN TRUST, MORTGAGE LOAN ASSETBACKED CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2007-1 Plaintiff, vs. DAWN N. BRYANT, SAM

BARNUM Defendant(s). MORTGAGED PREMISES: 143-56 229TH STREET ROSEDALE, NY 11403 SBL #: BLOCK: 13506, LOT: 183 TO THE ABOVE NAMED DEFENDANT: You are hereby summoned to answer the Complaint in this action, and to serve a copy of your answer, or, if the Complaint is not served with this Summons, to serve a notice of appearance, on the Plaintiff(s) attorney(s) within twenty days after the service of this Summons, exclusive of the day of service (or within 30 days after the service is complete if this Summons is not personally delivered to you within the State of New York). In case of your failure to appear or answer, judgment will be taken against you by default for the relief demanded in the Complaint. The Attorney for Plaintiff has an office for business in the County of Erie. Trial to be held in the County of Queens. The basis of the venue designated above is the location of the Mortgaged Premises. Dated this 19th day of May, 2010, TO: DAWN N. BRYANT and SAM BARNUM, Defendant(s) In this Action. The foregoing Summons is served upon you by publication, pursuant to an order of HON. JAIME A. RIOS of the Supreme Court of the State of New York, dated the 3rd day of May, 2010 and filed with the Complaint in the Office of the Queens County Clerk, in the City of Jamaica. The object of this action is to foreclose a mortgage upon the premises described below, executed by DAWN N. BRYANT and SAM BARNUM dated the 2nd day of January, 2007, to secure the sum of $548,000.00, and recorded at Instrument No. 2007000054492 in the Office of the Clerk of the County of Queens, on the 30th day of January, 2007; which mortgage was duly assigned by assignment dated the 19th day of August, 2009, and sent for recording in the Office of the Queens County Clerk. The property in question is described as follows: 143-56 229TH STREET, ROSEDALE, NY 11403 SEE FOLLOWING DESCRIPTION ALL that certain plot, piece or parcel of land, situate, lying and being in the Borough and County of Queens, City and State of New York, bounded and described as follows: BEGINNING at a point on the westerly side of 229th Street distant 270 feet northerly from the corner formed by the intersection of the northerly side of 144 th Avenue and the westerly side of 229 th Street; RUNNING THENCE westerly parallel with the northerly side of 144th Avenue and part of the distance through a party wall, 100 feet; THENCE northerly parallel with the westerly side o f 2 2 9 th S t r e e t , 3 0 f e e t ; THENCE easterly parallel with the northerly side of 144th Avenue 100 feet to the westerly side of 220 th Street; THENCE southerly along the westerly side of 229the Street, 30 feet to the point or place of BEGINNING. HELP

LEGAL NOTICE FOR HOMEOWNERS IN FORECLOSURE NEW YORK STATE LAW REQUIRES THAT WE SEND YOU THIS NOTICE ABOUT THE FORECLOSURE PROCESS. PLEASE READ IT CAREFULLY. SUMMONS AND COMPLAINT YOU ARE IN DANGER OF LOSING YOUR HOME. IF YOU FAIL TO RESPOND TO THE SUMMONS AND COMPLAINT IN THIS FORECLOSURE ACTION, YOU MAY LOSE YOUR HOME. PLEASE READ THE SUMMONS AND COMPLAINT CAREFULLY. YOU SHOULD IMMEDIATELY CONTACT AN ATTORNEY OR YOUR LOCAL LEGAL AID OFFICE TO OBTAIN ADVICE ON HOW TO PROTECT YOURSELF. SOURCES OF INFORMATION AND ASSISTANCE The state encourages you to become informed about your options in foreclosure. In addition to seeking assistance from an attorney or legal aid office, there are government agencies and non-profit organizations that you may contact for information about possible options, including trying to work with your lender during this process. To locate an entity near you, you may call the toll-free helpline maintained by the New York State Banking Department at 1-877-BANK-NYS (1-877-226-5697) or visit the department’s website at WWW.BANKING.STATE.NY.US. FORECLOSURE RESCUE SCAMS Be careful of people who approach you with offers to “save” your home. There are individuals who watch for notices of foreclosure actions in order to unfairly profit from a homeowner’s distress. You should be extremely careful about any such promises and any suggestions that you pay them a fee or sign over your deed. State law requires anyone offering such services for profit to enter into a contract which fully describes the services they will perform and fees they will charge, and which prohibits them from taking any money from you until they have completed all such promised services. § 1303 NOTICE NOTICE YOU ARE IN DANGER OF LOSING YOUR HOME If you do not respond to this summons and complaint by serving a copy of the answer on the attorney for the mortgage company who filed this foreclosure proceeding against you and filing the answer with the court, a default judgment may be entered and you can lose your home. Speak to an attorney or go to the court where your case is pending for further information on how to answer the summons and protect your property. Sending a payment to your mortgage company will not stop this foreclosure action. YOU MUST RESPOND BY SERVING A COPY OF THE ANSWER ON THE ATTORNEY FOR THE PLAINTIFF (MORTGAGE COMPANY) AND FILING THE ANSWER WITH THE COURT. DATED: May 19, 2010 Steven J. Baum, P.C., Attorney(s) For Plaintiff(s), 220 Northpointe Parkway Suite G, Amherst,

LEGAL NOTICE NY 14228 The law firm of Steven J. Baum, P.C. and the attorneys whom it employs are debt collectors who are attempting to collect a debt. Any information obtained by them will be used for that purpose. ____________________________________________________________________ Notice of formation of Congregational Advancement Services LLC, a limited liability company. Articles of Organization filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on 2/19/2010. Office location: Queens. SSNY has been designated for service of process. SSNY shall mail a copy of any process served against the LLC to: PO Box 40264, Glen Oaks, NY 11004. Purpose: any lawful purpose. ____________________________________________________________________ Notice of formation of 41 DRIVE HOLDINGS LLC Arts. of Org. filed with the Sect’y of State of NY (SSNY) on 3/ 31/2010 Office location, County of Queens. SSNY has been designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process served to: c/o Ann Irimia Casella, 74 Stallion Trail, Brewster, NY 10509 Purpose: Real Estate Management ___________________________________________________________________ Notice of Formation of C & H ALLIANCE LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 5/7/10. Office location: Queens County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 195-28 McLaughlin Avenue, Hollis, NY 11423. Purpose: any lawful activity. ____________________________________________________________________ SUMMONS AND NOTICE OF OBJECT OF ACTION ACTION TO FORECLOSE A MORTGAGE STATE OF NEW YORK SUPREME COURT: COUNTY OF QUEENS DEUTSCHE BANK NATIONAL TRUST COMPANY, AS TRUSTEE FOR FIRST FRANKLIN MORTGAGE LOAN TRUST 2006-FF9, MORTGAGE PASSTHROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2006-FF9 Plaintiff, vs. NORMA GARCIA, ORLANDO DE LA CRUZ Defendant(s). TO THE ABOVE NAMED DEFENDANT: INDEX NO.: 1206/10 MORTGAGED PREMISES: 87-15 SUTTER AVENUE OZONE PARK, NY 11417 SBL #: BLOCK: 9148 LOT: 38 You are hereby summoned to answer the Complaint in this action, and to serve a copy of your answer, or, if the Complaint is not served with this Summons, to serve a notice of appearance, on the Plaintiff(s) attorney(s) within twenty days after the service of this Summons, exclusive of the day of service (or within 30 days after the service is complete if this Summons is not personally delivered to you within the State of New York). In case of your failure to appear or answer, judgment will be taken against you by default for the relief demanded in the Complaint. The Attorney for Plaintiff has an office for business in the

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County of Erie. Trial to be held in the County of Queens. The basis of the venue designated above is the location of the Mortgaged Premises. Dated this 19th day of May, 2010, TO: ORLANDO DE LA CRUZ, Defendant(s) In this Action. The foregoing Summons is served upon you by publication, pursuant to an order of HON. JANICE A. TAYLOR of the Supreme Court of the State of New York, dated the 6 th day of May, 2010 and filed with the Complaint in the Office of the Queens County Clerk, in the City of Jamaica. The object of this action is to foreclose a mortgage upon the premises described below, executed by NORMA GARCIA and ORLANDO DE LA CRUZ dated the 7th day of March, 2006, to secure the sum of $485,000.00, and recorded at Instrument No. 2006000173113 in the Office of the Clerk of the County of Queens, on the 28th day of March, 2006; which mortgage was duly assigned by assignment dated the 12th day of January, 2010, and sent for recording in the Office of the Clerk of Queens County; The property in question is described as follows: 87-15 SUTTER AVENUE, OZONE PARK, NY 11417 SEE FOLLOWING DESCRIPTION Block 9148 and Lot 38 ALL that certain plot, piece or parcel of land, with the buildings and improvements thereon erected, situate, lying and being in the Borough and County of Queens, City and State of New York, bounded and described as follows: BEGINNING at a point on the Northerly side of Sutter Avenue, distant 40.69 feet Westerly from the comer formed by the intersection of the Northerly side of Sutter Avenue with the Westerly side of88to Street, formerly Boyd Avenue; RUNNING. THENCE Northerly parallel with 88th Street, 103.41 feet; THENCE Westerly at right angles to 88th Street, 25 feet; THENCE Southerly and again parallel with 88to Street, 99.08 feet to the Northerly side of Sutter Avenue; THENCE Easterly along the Northerly side of Sutter Avenue, 25.38 feet to the point or place of BEGINNING. TOGETHER with an easement or right of way for ingress and egress to a garage erected in the rear of the premises hereinbefore described over the most Easterly 6 feet of the premises immediately adjoining to the West. SUBJECT to an easement or right of way for ingress and egress to a garage erected in the rear of the premises immediately adjoining on the West over the most Westerly five feet of the premises hereinbefore described. Premises known as 87-15 Sutter Avenue, Ozone Park, New York HELP FOR HOMEOWNERS IN FORECLOSURE NEW YORK STATE LAW REQUIRES THAT WE SEND YOU THIS NOTICE ABOUT THE FORECLOSURE PROCESS. PLEASE READ IT CAREFULLY. SUMMONS AND COMPLAINT YOU ARE

IN DANGER OF LOSING YOUR HOME. IF YOU FAIL TO RESPOND TO THE SUMMONS AND COMPLAINT IN THIS FORECLOSURE ACTION, YOU MAY LOSE YOUR HOME. PLEASE READ THE SUMMONS AND COMPLAINT CAREFULLY. YOU SHOULD IMMEDIATELY CONTACT AN ATTORNEY OR YOUR LOCAL LEGAL AID OFFICE TO OBTAIN ADVICE ON HOW TO PROTECT YOURSELF. SOURCES OF INFORMATION AND ASSISTANCE The state encourages you to become informed about your options in foreclosure. In addition to seeking assistance from an attorney or legal aid office, there are government agencies and non-profit organizations that you may contact for information about possible options, including trying to work with your lender during this process. To locate an entity near you, you may call the toll-free helpline maintained by the New York State Banking Department at 1-877-BANK-NYS (1-877-226-5697) or visit the department’s website at WWW.BANKING.STATE.NY.US. FORECLOSURE RESCUE SCAMS Be careful of people who approach you with offers to “save” your home. There are individuals who watch for notices of foreclosure actions in order to unfairly profit from a homeowner’s distress. You should be extremely careful about any such promises and any suggestions that you pay them a fee or sign over your deed. State law requires anyone offering such services for profit to enter into a contract which fully describes the services they will perform and fees they will charge, and which prohibits them from taking any money from you until they have completed all such promised services. § 1303 NOTICE NOTICE YOU ARE IN DANGER OF LOSING YOUR HOME If you do not respond to this summons and complaint by serving a copy of the answer on the attorney for the mortgage company who filed this foreclosure proceeding against you and filing the answer with the court, a default judgment may be entered and you can lose your home. Speak to an attorney or go to the court where your case is pending for further information on how to answer the summons and protect your property. Sending a payment to your mortgage company will not stop this foreclosure action. YOU MUST RESPOND BY SERVING A COPY OF THE ANSWER ON THE ATTORNEY FOR THE PLAINTIFF (MORTGAGE COMPANY) AND FILING THE ANSWER WITH THE COURT. DATED: May 19, 2010 Steven J. Baum, P.C., Attorney(s) For Plaintiff(s), 220 Northpointe Parkway Suite G , Amherst, NY 14228 The law firm of Steven J. Baum, P.C. and the attorneys whom it employs are debt collectors who are attempting to collect a debt. Any information obtained by them will be used for that purpose.

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Notice of Formation of Art and Business Management LLC, a limited liability company. Arts. of Org. filed with Secretary of State of NY (SSNY) on 2/16/10. Office location: Queens County. SSNY has been designated for service of process. SSNY shall mail process to: c/o William Eagen, 118-11 84 th Avenue, #201, Kew Gardens, NY 11415. Purpose: any lawful purpose. ___________________________________________________________________

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Hey Albany: Pass A Budget & End The Poetic Torture Sunday night and it isn’t pretty, New York in a state that’s shitty; Has no budget, can’t pass extenders, Legislators a bunch of pretenders. We got no money – deficit ten billion, It ain’t small, that’s 10,000 million. Can’t find cuts to balance the State, Got no courage, ain’t Albany great? Promised me, a budget they’d vote, End to my poetry, an end to the bloat. They’d pass the budget, do what is right But had no majority on Sunday night. Though it isn’t over I’m writing in rhyme, Promised I’d do it till budget-pass-time. It isn’t easy, but some things are worse, Like getting letters written in verse:

Pablum For The Proletariat As I listen to the politicians drone, I moan and quiver. Making promises they can’t deliver. All in all, I would rather be sitting Shiva —Deltan Buckley, Briarwood Our editor can’t stand it, he said it a crime; Poetry is more than couplets that rhyme. Want an example, what did Brian do? Sat at his computer and drafted a few: Limerick 1There once was a leader named Dave, New York he said he would save, As the deficit grew, New levies passed through, He’ll tax us all to our grave.

Limerick 2The Assembly makes us all choke, The Senate is really a joke, The more that they wait, The less on our plate, What’s in that pipe that they smoke? HaikuNine billion dollars? What the hell do we do now? Empty our pockets Didactic Cinquain: Wicked Massive Severe Lying, Stealing, Cheating Malcolm, Shelly, David, et al Depraved --Brian Rafferty

Don’t think that we’re here having fun, We’re angry but under the gun, At Albany, in frustration we shout, Should we not say: “throw the bums out”? MSchenkler@QueensTribune.com

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California Voters Approve ‘Top Two’ Primary Elections By HENRY STERN partisan elections, 70 to (Thursday, June 17, 30 percent. The issue has 2010) Day 78 without a not been submitted to the budget. voters since, nor has the While paralysis preCity Council taken it onto vails in the highly partiitself to overrule the vote san scene in Albany, we of the people. cross the continent to Fra ncis Bar r y deCalifornia to report good scribe s the h istor y Henry Stern news for independent of nonpartisan elect ions and moderate voters. in “The Scandal of Reform” (2009). By a convincing margin of 54 New York’s 2003 referendum proto 46 percent, Californians ap- posed “hybrid” nonpartisan elecproved Proposition 14, which man- tions, allowing candidates, if they dates non-partisan elections in the wished, to identify themselves by nation’s most populous state, start- party, similar to the system just ing in 2011. Under the Golden passed by California, and those State’s ne w pla n - somet ime s already in use in Jacksonville, called the “Top Two” system - all Florida and the states of Louisivoters would receive the same pri- ana and Washington. The current mary election ballot for nearly ev- Char ter Rev ision Commission, ery elective office except for Presi- chaired by CUNY Chancellor Matdent. Candidates would be given thew Goldstein, will consider placthe option to self-identify with a ing some form of nonpartisan elecpolitical party on the ballot or to tions once again on the ballot. If leave that space blank. The two they do so, 2010 would be a betcandidates receiving the greatest ter year than 2011 because there number of votes in the primar y will be a larger turnout when statewould then appear on the general wide offices, the Senate and Conelection ballot regardless of party. gress are on the ballot. 2011 is Prop. 14 was supported by the off-year in the quadrennial elecGovernor Arnold Schwarzenegger tion cycle. and Lieutenant Governor Abel Nonpartisan elections would Maldonado. It was opposed by erode but not eliminate the influmost elected officials in the state. ence of political parties, which are Out of 58 counties in California, basically hierarchical, self-serving the Proposition carried 56. It lost aggregations of mostly decent, only two counties, Orange, con- honorable people, led by others sidered right-wing, and San Fran- whose motivations may not be so cisco, considered left-wing. pure. Polit ical par ties are often For t hose New Yorker s for control led by powerful leader s, whom the adoption of nonparti- called bosses. san elections appears impossible, As i n militar y, religious or take note that 21 of the 25 larg- criminal organizations, the person est cities in the United States cur- at the top can exert enormous inrently have some system of non- fluence over the decisions of the partisan voting in local elections, group, which the members must including Los Angeles, San Fran- respect if they want to remain in cisco, Chicago, Boston, and Se- good standing in the organization attle. and eventually rise to power themMayor Bloomberg has advo- selves. Faithful members of politicated nonpartisan elections since cal clubs are often rewarded for their he was elected in 2001. In a refer- service by nomination to public endum in 2003, New York City office, i ncludi ng t he judiciar y. voters defeated a proposal for non- When that happens, judges can

show their appreciation for their positions by responsiveness to the political leaders who selected them for the bench. There are benefits to parties. They can unite people in support of a common program. They can defend and protect their communit ie s from danger s, real or imagined. Parties are protected by freedom of assembly and association; voters have a right to join any legitimate group they support. The main problem with political parties, however, lies in the power of their leaders to select candidates for public office. In oneparty areas, which constitute the majorit y of legislative districts in New York City, the candidate selected by the dominant party is almost automatically elected. In turn, the elected candidates tend to bear unwavering allegiance to the party officials who put them in office. The interests of these officials are often not the interests of the general public, but the interests of lobbyists and contributors to the party, or to the individual who was so helpful. Historically, the party system has led to corrupt political machines under leaders like Bosses Tweed, Kelly, Sullivan, Croker, Murphy and most recently Carmine De Sapio, who was overthrown in 1961, by which time, through a reform DeSapio, to his credit, sponsored, district leaders were subject to direct election. Previously, district leaders were elected by county commit tee member s, who were generally political apparatchiks at the lowest rung of the ladder. Insurgencies were much more difficult to mount. Political machines were also powerful in the suburbs, where the Nassau County Republican organization once ruled, and in New Jersey, where Boss Frank Hague ruled Jersey City as mayor from 1917 to 1947. His enduring contribution to political thought was

the phrase, “I am the law,” which at the time was not inaccurate. In some rural and urban areas, political parties are strong enough to control local governments, a practice similar to the warlords who control portions of some foreign countries. Party primaries, closed to independents and non-members of the par t y holding t he primar y, encourage racism and extremism by the candidates and polarization of the electorate. Candidates hew to the right or the left to win primary voters, who are often more intense in their ideological views than less active members of the party. To appeal to this base, one risks alienating the midstream. This requires a change of message between the primar y and the general election. It is hard to discern, after all this, what the candidate really believes in, if anything, apart from his/her own election. Moderate or centrist candidates are par t icularly disadv antaged by closed primaries, since a disproportionate number of their supporters are ineligible to vote.

Opponents of Proposition 14, which include the heads of both major par tie s in California and many third-party devotees, have vowed to sue in order to prevent the referendum from taking effect, but their efforts are unlikely to succeed if precedent is to be followed by the Supreme Cour t of t he United States. In 2008, in a 7-2 decision, with Justices Scalia and Kennedy dissenting, the Supreme Court upheld a similar nonpartisan electoral system passed by the voters of Washington state. Writing for the majority, Justice Clarence Thomas said that overturning Washington’s system would have been an “extraordinary and precipitous nullification of the will of the people.” The Constitution of the State of California allows Initiative and Recall elections. That is how Governor Schwarzenegger was elected. New York State gives the voters no such opportunit y. Even when vacancies occur, they are filled by the legislature and not by the electorate. We have a long way to go. StarQuest@NYCivic.org

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Goldstein Takes Reins At NS-LIJ

The North Shore-LIJ Health System announced the election of Richard D. Goldstein as its next chairman. Goldstein, a resident of Muttontown in Nassau County, was formally named to the post last week at the annual meeting of the North ShoreLIJ Health System Board of Trustees. He succeeds Saul B. Katz, who concluded four years as chairman after previously serving as the North Shore-LIJ Health System’s first chairman from 1997 to 2000. Goldstein, an attorney, joined the Board of Trustees in 1995, after serving for three years as an associate trustee. He has served as the board’s vice chairman for the past four years. “I am honored to serve as the North Shore-LIJ Health System’s fourth chairman,” said Goldstein. “It’s an enormous challenge that brings with it enormous responsibilities, but I know I have the benefit of being able to rely on the knowledge and experience of my predecessors, most notably Saul Katz, who leaves an incredible legacy of unparalleled leadership, energy, dedication and devotion to our health system.” Goldstein is chairman and chief executive officer of AEP Capital LLC, a specialized investment/merchant banking firm located in New York. He is also a senior managing director of Alpine Equity Partners LP. Prior to joining Alpine in 1990, Goldstein was an attorney at the law firm of Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Gar-

rison, where he became a partner in 1984, specializing in mergers and acquisitions and corporate securities. He also serves as a director of the Alpine Capital Bank, a privately held New York state chartered FDIC insured banking institution and various private portfolio companies of Alpine. Goldstein and his wife, Candice, also a graduate of Queens College, have three children. “We are thrilled to have Richard Goldstein as chairman of the board,”

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said Michael J. Dowling, president and chief executive officer of the North ShoreLIJ Health System. “He has been an instrumental member of the board and it’s Executive Committee for many years, serving most recently as chairman of the Government and Legal Affairs Committee. I know that his expertise and commitment will be invaluable during the years ahead as we move forward with New York State’s first allopathic medical school in more than 35 years and other exciting new initiatives that are enhancing North Shore-LIJ’s national reputation for delivering high-quality healthcare.”

Saul Katz, r., congratulates Richard Goldstein on becoming the North ShoreLIJ Health System’s new chairman.

Hospital Harvests Stem Cells From Teeth Pediatric dentists at Jamaica Hospital are now using a new and innovative medical approach to bank stem cells. They are working with StemSave Inc., the market leader in the field of stem cell recovery and cryo-preservation, to help families store stem cells collected from baby teeth, as well as permanent and wisdom teeth. Stem cells, known for their ability to develop into different cell types in the body, are the basis of regenerative medicine and have been used in research to help the medical advancements of diseases, such as cerebral palsy, Crohn’s disease, diabetes, heart disease, leukemia, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease and more. According to research released by the National Institutes of Health, “Regenerative Medicine is the process of creating

living, functional tissues to repair or replace organ function lost due to age, disease, damage or congenital defects. The field empowers scientists to grow tissues and organs in the laboratory and safely implant them when the body cannot heal itself.” “What makes this breakthrough significant is that it is more affordable than other stem cell banking options, the stem cells can be stored for 20 years or longer, and it gives parents a convenient opportunity to save their children’s stem cells,” said Dr. Silvestro Iommazzo, associate director Pediatric Dentistry at Jamaica Hospital. “With stem cell technology and the discovery of dental stem cells, parents have the opportunity during their children’s natural tooth development baby teeth and wisdom teeth are ideal stem cell candidates - to recover and

bank their own stem cells for potential use in the future.” Interested parents should meet with a dentist to find out if their child is a candidate for stem-cell preservation. An eligible tooth needs to have an intact blood supply and should be healthy and free from infection. The ideal baby tooth is a newly loosed canine or incisor. An excessively loose tooth or one that has already fallen out, is not a viable option because the blood supply to the dental pulp is cut off. While it is better to collect stem cells from younger patients, adults, up to approximately 55 years old, are also eligible to have stem cells collected from their teeth. If you are interested in banking your child’s stem cells from their teeth, please call (718) 206-6980 to schedule an appointment at Jamaica Hospital’s Dental Clinic.

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Feet Guide Queens’ New Historian

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By REBECCA SESNY In the middle of Spaghet ti Park in Corona, a Bocce game has just star ted as Dr. Jack Eichenbaum sits eating his just purchased a blueberry Italian Ice from the famous Lemon Ice King of Corona. Eichenbaum is in mid-stor y about how he and a friend of his were walking through Queens after dinner and discovered a new street w ith a quiet courtyard and an unusual tree which they had never been before. “You stumble on these things if you get off the beaten path a bit,” said the geographer turned historian. He believes in walking. In fact, he has been giving walking tours around Queens for more than 20 years, sharing his knowledge of the geography and history of t he borough in which he was born and raised. This explains why Eichenbaum was the per fect choice for the next Queens Borough Historian. Earlier this year, Stanley Cogan, the avid preservationist, stepped down as the Queens Historian due to health issues and will now be Queens Borough Historian Emeritus. This left the seat vacant until Borough President Helen Marshall announced last Thursday that after much consideration and wading through seven qualified candidates, she was happy to announce that the retired urban geographer has been chosen as the new Queens Borough Historian. The Borough Historian, according to the Queens Borough President’s office, is charged with preserving and promoting local histor y. Eichenbaum has a real appreciation for local culture a nd history and his colleagues agree. “He is a ver y good choice,” said Jeff Gottlieb, pre sident of the Central Queens Historical Association, “and he has the love

of Queens life and geography experience to do the job.” Eichenbaum’s passion is walking through the borough and observing what’s going on. His walking tours will lend themselves easily to enhancing his job as Queens Historian. “I lead folks throughout Queens, comment ing on its histor y over the course of four centuries, as well as on contemporar y cultural change,” he said. “Taking long walks into unknown territories. That’s how you learn.” In fact he has just star ted a summer walking series on Tuesday nights through the end of July covering various neighborhoods in Queens. His philosophy of gaining knowledge and experience about the borough is simply to take a walk. You never know what lit tle street you will stumble upon, what cemeter y you will come across or some strange little tree that will be in your path. In fact, he has a tempestuous relationship with modern electronics claiming that so many are missing out on so much N e w l y m i n t e d Q u e e n s H i s t o r i a n J a c k around them because of the distraction Eichenbaum teaches the borough’s history of cell phones and other electronic de- on foot. vices. “My walks are propelled by geogQueens Borough Historian does have a more raphy,” he said. Born in Flushing and at tending Bayside authoritat ive roll, with some great opportuHigh School while growing up in Bayside, nities to impact the local community. Eichenbaum’s passion for Queens geogra- Eichenbaum plans to make use of this presphy and histor y propelled him to move back tigious position and integrate some changes the area after a 13-year absence. He came in the borough with regards to the people’s back to the place he loved, where he held a level of knowledge about its h istor y and geposition of City Assessor for the city De- ography. Traditionally, fourth graders in the cit y par tment of Finance. He began his walking tours of Queens and has taught about urban are the ones to study their local geography and history, and he pla ns on get t ing more growth and finance at CUN Y. Although not a paid position, the post of involved in that curriculum. He wants to see

an area in Borough Hall where kids can learn about their neighborhoods. “I would like to see them, in a guided way, exploring Queens on their own.” he said, “Send them out for scavenger hunts and things like that. In a way, what we need to do is impact the children of immigrants so they come away with what this borough means.” Next, Eichenbaum would like to open up communication between the various historical societies in Queens; there are more than 20, and they have yet to form some kind of cohesive community. He plans to change that. He has already set up a meeting with the heads of these various organizations to get together talk about their missions individually and what they can do to work together as a unit. “We have already set a date for bringing together the various historical or preservation entities so we can develop a dialogue so people who are invested in Queens history can get to know one another a little bet ter.” Finally he explained that he would like to gather more information on the digital histories of the borough and how land and geography has changed. “There is a lot of data out there,” he said. Back at the Chess Board in Spaghet t i Park, a few friends have gathered to chat with Eichenbaum about his just-ended tour through the south part of Corona. “It’s amazing that you see what people don’t see. They walk right by it,” a friend said. Eichenbaum smiled, “You have to keep your eyes open.” To learn more about Eichenbaum’s walking tours go to geognyc.com Reach Intern Rebecca Sesny at rsesny@queenstribune.com or (718) 3577400, Ext. 128.


Boro Bride Says ‘Yes’ To The Dress Nuñez will appear in an episode of the reality TV show that airs on Friday, June 18, at 9:30 p.m. Nuñez knew that Noel Rayes, a fireman for Ladder 128 in Long Island City, would be her husband the moment she laid eyes on him. The story is a little embarrassing. Promising to keep an eye on her nephew while her mother was in the shower, Nuñez watched an episode of “America’s Next Top Model.” During eliminations she heard a thump from the bedroom, where her nephew had fallen, and called 911. It was Rayes, at the time an EMT, who responded to the call. Running to the bathroom, Nuñez told her mother, “Oh my god, I’m going to marry him.” Although they were both involved at the time, the two became friends. Five months later, they were a couple. He proposed nearly four years ago, three months into her pregnancy with their 3-yearold son, Noel Jr. It was on her birthday during an intimate, homemade dinner for two, with rose petals spread around the room, that he pulled out a cake with an engagement ring. “I was a little bit surprised,” Nuñez said. “I really wanted to Marganta Nuñez tries on a wedding dress at cry, but it was more because of the morning sickness.” Kleinfeld. By JESSICA ABLAMSKY Thanks to TLC’s “Say Yes to the Dress,” one local bride’s big day is going to be a lot more special. Ridgewood resident Margarita

Buying a wedding dress at Kleinfeld was a dream come true, which “Say Yes to the Dress” made even more special. She applied to be on the show in February, about a month before the taping. “I loved the whole process of finding the dress,” she said. “They made me feel really, really comfortable, and I didn’t have to worry about anything.” The dress she picked out with the aid of Randy and Camille was her third. She originally intended to have wardrobe changes throughout the day. “I believe something was missing with the other two gowns, which is why I went on the search for the third,” Nuñez said. She knew the gown from Klienfeld was “The One” after she took it home. “At that moment when I looked in the mirror, I couldn’t see myself changing into

any other gown,” she said. “Randy and Camille were right on the money.” The taping felt natural, with the exception of wardrobe changes. A camera woman accompanied her into the dressing room. “I’m kind of a curvy girl, so when I was changing into the next dress, even though she was a girl, I was hoping that she wasn’t thinking that my hips are too wide,” Nuñez said. “But what girl doesn’t think that?” Although she is a little concerned that the camera adds 10 pounds, she is excited to see the episode. “I am actually going to have a small viewing party at my house,” Nuñez said. “Hopefully I don’t get tipsy off the wine before the show even airs.” Reach Reporter Jessica Ablamsky at jablamsky@queenstribune.com or (718) 357-7400, Ext. 124.

W’Stone Lane Closure By REBECCA SESNY The MTA announced that it will close one of the six lanes on the Bronx-Whitestone Bridge for approximately one year to rebuild the roadway lane by lane on the 71-year-old structure starting this Saturday, moving the massive four-year repair project into its second phase. While one lane on the bridge is closed, the MTA will use a movable barrier to open up three lanes moving in peak directions during rush hour. Three lanes will be open heading northbound from Queens into the Bronx during morning rush hour. The barrier will be moved to open three lanes southbound towards Queens and Long Is-

land in the evening. According to Facility Engineer Vincent Montanti, using a moveable barrier to open up a third lane during heavier traffic hours in both directions should cause minimal disruption to drivers during this portion of the second phase, with most work being done on the 1,785 feet of roadway near the Bronx end of the bridge. The MTA estimates that in 2009 more than 117,000 vehicles used the BronxWhitestone Bridge daily, which was constructed in the 1930s. Reach Intern Rebecca Sesny at rsesny@queenstribune.com or (718) 3577400, Ext. 128.

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Queens CLOSEUP Honoring Brown Judge Richard A. Brown, the longest (20 years) serving District Attorney in Queens history, will be honored by the John F. Kennedy Regular Democratic Club at their venue, the Margaret Tietz Nursing Home, located at 164th Street and 84th Drive, on Thursday, June 17, at 8 p.m. Refreshments will be served. All are welcome. Admission is free. Judge Brown, in public service for more than 50 years, will receive honors that evening. He is the longest serving Queens prosecuting attorney since the adoption of the New York State Constitution on April 20, 1777. The John F. Kennedy Regular Democratic Club is one of the oldest Democratic clubs in Queens County, being formed in 1931, in Richmond Hill. For further information, please contact Jeff Gottlieb, at (917) 376-4496.

Boy Scouts A new shomer Shabbat Boy Scout troop for boys ages 11-18 is starting at the Hillcrest Jewish Center. Are you ready to have fun while learning awesome skills like canoeing, leadership skills and rock climbing? For more information, contact Hillcrest representatives Harvey and Iris Schachter at (718) 969-1571. To find out more about scouting, go to www.beascout.org.

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The Brethren Project presents “A Classical Concert for the Needy.” An evening of music at the First Baptist Church of Flushing (142-10 Sanford Ave.) features the artists Tami Petti (Soprano), Isai Jess Munoz (Tenor),

Eleazer Rodriguez (Classical Guitarist), the Samuel Marchan String Quartet, Pianists Chun-Wei Kang and Shane Schag performing various Preludes, Arias, Lieders, and Concerti. The concert is at 7 p.m., Saturday, June 19. The cost is $15 with advanced reservations or $20 at the door. The proceeds will be used to donate Medical Supplies to our mission in Ecuador. Call (718) 5396822, Ext. 200 to make reservations.

YMCA Summer Camp The Flushing YMCA Summer Camp offers a safe place for kids and teens to stay active and engage in spirit, mind, and body. We offer a safe place for kids and teens to make friends, swim, play sports, go on trips, build strong core values, develop new skills, participate in fun summer learning activities and at the end of summer leave camp as a stronger, more well-rounded individual. At the Flushing YMCA, we offer two locations (The Bayside YMCA, located at 214 13 35th Ave., Bayside and The Flushing YMCA, located at 138-46 Northern Blvd.) to make your child’s wish list come true. The Flushing YMCA and Bayside YMCA Camps are ACA accredited. New for summer 2010, Swim Camp (ages 7-12) offers the opportunity for beginning and intermediate swimmers, who love to be in the water, a chance to strengthen their skills by following the National YMCA Model for swimming four times a week. Swimming camp will emphasize mechanics, technique, stroke, and personal safety tips in and around water. In addition campers will participate in traditional camp activities such as swimming, arts and crafts, theme days, group

games, field trips, and more. For more information, parents can contact the camp at (718) 961-6880, or visit the camp’s Web site atymcanyc.org/flushing.

Free Legal Help Councilman Jim Gennaro is funding free legal services to his constituents at his Fresh Meadows office at 185-10 Union Turnpike from 1 to 4 p.m. on June 18, 24, 29 and 30. The legal help will be provided by the Community Legal Resource Network (CLRN) at the councilman’s Fresh Meadows. The legal help will be provided the Community Legal Resource Network (CLRN) and focus on all legal issues such as healthcare problems, wills, trusts, powers of attorney, legal letters and advice. Constituents can schedule an appointment by calling the councilman’s office at (718) 217-4969 or email jgennaro@council.nyc.gov.

Jew ish Culture Queens Community For Cultural Judaism continues its Jewish Culture Series: Music, Art, Dance, the creators & symbols. What makes all these Jewish? Saturday, June 19, 2 p.m., Unitarian Universalist Congregation, 149th St. & Ash, Flushing. Refreshments served. Non-members $5, For information, call (718) 380-5362; email madrikh@peoplepc.com

Free Prostate Exam More than 192,000 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in 2010. Yet with early detection of this disease, it is one of the more treatable forms of cancer. Men across New

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“IN THE COURT OF COMMON PLEAS OF LEHIGH COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA CIVIL DIVISION – LAW FILE NO. 2009-C-6660 TWE FEDERAL CREDIT UNION, Plaintiff, vs. DANIEL E. DESTERDICK, Defendant. NOTICE To: Daniel E. Desterdick Nature of the Action: Breach of Contract You have been sued in Court. If you wish to defend, you must take action within twenty (20) days by entering a written appearance personally or by attorney and filing in writing with the Court your defenses or objections to the claims set forth against you. You are warned that if you fail to do so the case may proceed without you and a judgment may be entered against you by the Court without further notice for any money claimed in the Complaint or for any other claim or relief requested by the plaintiff. You may lose money or property or other rights important to you. YOU SHOULD TAKE THIS PAPER TO YOUR LAWYER AT ONCE. IF YOU DO NOT HAVE A LAWYER OR CANNOT AFFORD ONE, GO TO OR TELEPHONE THE OFFICE SET FORTH BELOW TO FIND OUT WHERE YOU CAN GET LEGAL HELP. LAWYER REFERRAL SERVICE Lehigh County Bar Association 1114 Walnut Street Allentown, Pennsylvania 18102 Telephone (610) 4337094 Michael D. Recchiuti, Esq. Attorney for Plaintiff Fox

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tween the parties, such settlement/agreement entered into between the parties shall contain a provision relating to the health care coverage of each party; and that such provision shall either: (a) provide for the future coverage of each party, or (b) state that each party is aware that he or she will no longer be covered by the other party’s health insurance plan and that each party shall be responsible for his or her own health insurance coverage, and may be entitled to purchase health insurance on his or her own through a COBRA option, if available. The requirements of this subdivision shall not be waived by either party or counsel and, in the event it is not complied with, the court shall require compliance and may grant a thirty day continuance to afford the parties an opportunity to procure their own health insurance coverage. Michael J. Reilly, Esq. NOTICE OF AUTOMATIC ORDERS (D.R.L. 236) PURSUANT TO DOMESTIC REALTIONS LAW § 236 Part B, Section 2, as added by Chapter 72 of the Laws of 2009, both you and your spouse (the parties) are bound by the following AUTOMATIC ORDERS, which shall remain in full force and effect during the pendency of the action unless terminated, modified or amended by further order of the court or upon written agreement

between the parties: (1) Neither party shall sell, transfer, encumber, conceal, assign, remove or in any way dispose of, without the consent of the other party in writing, or by order of the court, any property (including, but not limited to, real estate, personal property, cash accounts, stocks, mutual funds, bank accounts, cars and boats) individually or jointly held by the parties, except in the usual course of business, for customary and usual household expenses or for reasonable attorney’s fees in connection with this action. (2) Neither party shall transfer, encumber, assign, remove, withdraw or in any way dispose of any tax deferred funds, stocks or other assets held in any individual retirement accounts, 401k accounts, profit sharing plans, Keogh accounts, or any other pension or retirement account, and the parties shall further refrain from applying for or requesting the payment of retirement benefits or annuity payments of any kind, without the consent of the other party in writing, or upon further order of the court. (3) Neither party shall incur unreasonable debts hereafter, including, but not limited to further borrowing against any credit line secured by the family residence, further encumbrancing any assets, or unreasonably using credit cards or cash advances against credit cards, except

SUPREME COURT OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK COUNTY OF QUEENS Index No. 33544/09 DRL Section 255 Compliance BIBI S. HENDERSON, Plaintiff, against- HAFIZ MOHAMMED, Defendant. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT: a court, prior to signing a judgment of divorce or separation, or a judgment annulling a marriage or declaring the nullity of a void marriage, shall ensure that: 1. Both parties have been notified, at such time and by such means as the court shall determine, that once the judgment is signed, a party thereto may or may not be eligible to be covered under the other party’s health insurance plan, depending on the terms of the plan. Provided, however, service upon the defendant, simultaneous with the service of the summons, of a notice indicating that once the judgment is signed, a party thereto may or may not be eligible to be covered under the other party’s health insurance plan, depending on the terms of the plan, shall be deemed sufficient notice to a defaulting defendant. And 2. If the parties have entered into a stipulation of settlement/agreement on or after the effective date of this section resolving all of the issues be-

York City, especially those age 40 and older, are encouraged to receive a free prostatespecific antigen (PSA) blood test to determine their status regarding this serious men’s health issue. This free prostate cancer testing is sponsored by Integrated Medical Foundation, Inc. and New York Daily News in collaboration with ZERO – The Project to End Prostate Cancer, which tours the U.S. for a variety of events to raise awareness of the importance of early detection of prostate cancer for men at risk. This is one of many stops for the Drive Against Prostate Cancer, an initiative to educate and test men from coast to coast, which has provided free testing to more than 100,000 men since the program began in 2002. “I encourage all men, particularly those 40 years and older, to be tested,” said Rhonda Samuel, Executive Director of Integrated Medical Foundation. “More lives are being saved every day through early detection,” said Skip Lockwood, CEO of ZERO – The Project to End Prostate Cancer. “This 10-minute test could save your life.” The screening will be held Thursday, June 24, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., at Queens Borough Hall, 120-55 Queens Blvd.

Gregorian Festival The 31st annual Gregorian Festival will be held from June 17-27 at 88th Avenue on the northbound service road of the Cross Island Parkway. The northbound exit is No. 27 and the southbound exit is No. 27W, between Jericho Turnpike and Hillside Avenue. The festival will feature games, merchandise booths and rides.

LEGAL NOTICE in the usual course of business or for customary or usual household expenses, or for reasonable attorney’s fees in connection with this action. (4) Neither party shall cause the other party or the children of the marriage to be removed from any existing medical, hospital and dental insurance coverage, and each party shall maintain the existing medical, hospital and dental insurance coverage in full force and effect. (5) Neither party shall change the beneficiaries of any existing life insurance policies, and each party shall maintain the existing life insurance, automobile insurance, homeowners and renters insurance policies in full force and effect. The relief sought is a judgment of absolute divorce in favor of the Plaintiff dissolving the marriage between the parties in this action. The nature of any ancillary or additional relief demanded is: That the Plaintiff may resume use of her maiden name, Henderson. That the Court grant such other and further relief as the Court may deem just and proper. The parties have divided up the marital property, and no claim will be made by either party under equitable distribution. SUPREME COURT OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK COUNTY OF QUEENS Index No. 33544/09 Date Summons Filed: 12/15/09 Plaintiff designates Queens County as the place of trial. The basis of

LEGAL NOTICE venue is Plaintiff’s residence SUMMONS WITH NOTICE Plaintiff resides at 104-55 117 th Street, Apartment #2R, Richmond Hill, NY 11419. BIBI S. HENDERSON, Plaintiff, against- HAFIZ MOHAMMED, Defendant. ACTION FOR DIVORCE To the above named Defendant: YOU ARE HERE SUMMONED to serve a notice of appearance on the within twenty (20) days after the service of this summons, exclusive of the day of service (or within thirty (30) days after the service is complete if this summons is not personally delivered to you within the State of New York); and in case of your failure to appear, judgment will be taken against you by default for the relief demanded in the notice set forth below. Dated: December 15, 2009 Michael J. Reilly, Esq. Attorney for Plaintiff 12340 83 rd Ave., Suite 1K, Kew Gardens, New York 11415 (718) 575-9000 NOTICE: The nature of this action is to dissolve the marriage between the parties, on the grounds: DRL Section 170 subd. (2) – the abandonment of the Plaintiff by the Defendant for a period of more than one year.

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NYPD Cricket Returns To Queens points, Lycans nine points. To make the matches even more exciting, the NYPD has established a system of awarding bonus points for milestones reached in each match. The system has sparked added interest and keener competition amongst the teams, as they seek to add to their bonus tally by the milestones. The program continues to grow, nearly as much as the trophy sizes. Last year the championship trophy measured 48 inches in height, this year it towers at 56. The program is a collaborative effort between the NYPD and the cricketing community. The involvement of the players and other local cricket enthusiasts are sought in designing the format, rules and other playing conditions, so that it is a total team effort. Cricket in the NYPD ranks attracted an NYPD team of its own, as several officers who previously played the sport formed a citywide NYPD Cricket Team and are seeking matches against “Friendly teams.” One such match is tentatively scheduled for Saturday, July 18, at Kissena. The NYPD XI will come up against an Australian Community XI. The match is sponsored by the Eight Mile Creek and The Australian restaurants, both located in Manhattan. For more information on the NYPD cricket team e-mail NYPDcricketclub@gmail.com. Results of the NYPD United Cricket Youth program’s matches can be found at twitter.com/ nypdunited. The full schedule can be found at nypdunitedcricket.blogspot.com.

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By JOHN L. AARON players, is managed by a core group of 12 The city launched its third season of its community affairs police officers, headed by NYPD United Cricket Youth League Satur- Deputy Inspector Amin Kosseim. Funded by day, staking a claim on Flushing’s Kissena the Police Foundation, the co-ed program Park, with many colorful uniformed teams spares no pains in outfitting the young men, and several of New York’s bravest in blue. and a few young women, with colored uniNYPD Commissioner Ray forms, protective gear Kelly kicked off the proand other playing equipgram, which he cherishes ment, as well as ample and keeps close tabs on, refreshments. through his Community AfA physically fit Comfairs Bureau headed by missioner Kelly, usually Chief Douglas Zeigler. dressed in dapper dress blues or a suit, was sportThe cricket program ing casual attire while has gained worldwide recinteracting with the ognition, with Kelly feacricket players and taktured on a recently released ing some time out to anInternational Cricket swer questions from the Council’s (ICC) documenpress. He later displayed tary titled “Cricket in some of his stroke play America.” The documenwith the cricket bat, betary, distributed to the 104fore retreating to catch member countries by the a football with some of world governing cricket orhis officers. ganization, and on the Sunday’s season organization’s Web site, opener saw all 10 teams icc-cricket.com, highlights participating in two the NYPD’s community double-headers at outreach program, which Kissena Park, with a is intended to create an atmosphere of mutual trust. NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly supporting police presIn the documentary, Kelly swings a bat in the cricket kick- ence from the neighboring precincts and comtalks about his department’s off at Kissena Park. munity affairs personoutreach effort and his nel. One of the opening matches pitted 2009 newfound admiration for the sport. This year’s NYPD cricket league features champions the Lycans up against the Super10 teams of players between the ages of 15 stars in a rematch of last season’s final. Suand 19. Although there are same number of perstars prevailed on this occasion of the teams as last year, there has been a 40 percent round-robin tournament. Results of the rematch were: Superstars 153-9 (20 overs) influx of new players. The NYPD cricket league, with some 200 beat Lycans 135-6 (20 overs). Superstars 17

Action from opening day of the NYPD United Cricket Youth League last Saturday.

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ability Company) Under Section 203 of the Limited Liability Company Law FIRST: The name of the limited liability company is: XMS REALTY LLC SECOND: The county, within this state, in which the office of the limited liability company is to be located is: Queens THIRD: The Secretary of State is designated as agent of the limited liability company upon whom process against it may be served. The address within or without this state to which the Secretary of State shall mail a copy of any process against the limited liability company served upon him or her is: THE LLC 73-35 185 TH STREET FRESH MEADOWS, NY 11366 USA PENG XIANG LU (signature of organizer) PENG XIANG LU (print or type name of organizer) ___________________________________________________________________

cannot with due diligence be ascertained. Being the persons interested as creditors, legatees, distributees or otherwise in the Estate of CAROLE ELDRIDGE, deceased, who at the time of death was a resident of 19419 109th Avenue, Hollis, in the County of Queens, State of New York. SEND GREETING: Upon the petition of LOIS M. ROSENBLATT, Public Administrator of Queens County, who maintains her office at 88-11 Sutphin Boulevard, Jamaica, Queens County, New York 11435, as Administrator of the Estate of CAROLE ELDRIDGE, deceased, you and each of you are hereby cited to show cause before the Surrogate at the Surrogate’s Court of the County of Queens, to be held at the Queens General Courthouse, 6 th Floor, 88-11 Sutphin Boulevard, Jamaica, City and State of New York, on the 29th day of JULY, 2010 at 9:30 o’clock in the forenoon, why the Account of Proceedings of the Public Administrator of Queens County, as Administrator of the Estate of said deceased, a copy of which is attached, should not be judicially settled, and why the Surrogate should not fix and allow a reasonable amount of compensation to GERARD J. SWEENEY, ESQ., for legal services rendered to petitioner herein in the amount of $8,668.79 and that the Court fix the fair and reason-

able additional fee for any services to be rendered by GERARD J. SWEENEY, ESQ., hereafter in connection with proceedings on kinship, claims etc., prior to entry of a final Decree on this accounting in the amount of 6% of assets or income collected after the date of the within accounting; and why the Surrogate should not fix and allow an amount equal to one percent on said Schedules of the total assets on Schedules A, A1, and A2 plus any additional monies received subsequent to the date of this account, as the fair and reasonable amount payable to the Office of the Public Administrator for the expenses of said office pursuant to S.C.P.A. §1106(4); and why the claim from J. C. Christensen & Associates, Inc. in the amount of $5,711.72 should not be rejected; and why the claim from Nelson, Watson & Associates, LLC in the amount of $5,448.95 should not be rejected; and why each of you claiming to be a distributee of the decedent should not establish proof of your kinship; and why the balance of said funds should not be paid to said alleged distributees upon proof of kinship, or deposited with the Commissioner of Finance of the City of New York should said alleged distributees default herein, or fail to establish proof of kinship, Dated, Attested and Sealed 4th day of

JUNE, 2010 HON. ROBERT L. NAHMAN Surrogate, Queens County Margaret M. Gribbon Acting Clerk of the Surrogate’s Court GERARD J. SWEENEY, ESQ. (718) 4599000 95-25 Queens Boulevard 11 th Floor Rego Park, New York 11374 This citation is served upon you as required by law. You are not obliged to appear in person. If you fail to appear it will be assumed that you do not object to the relief requested unless you file formal legal, verified objections. You have a right to have an attorney-atlaw appear for you. Accounting Citation Notice is hereby given that an Order entered by the Civil Court, Queens County, on the 1 st day of June, 2010, bearing the Index No. 520/ 2010, a copy of which may be examined at the Office of the Clerk, located at 89-17 Sutphin Boulevard, Jamaica, New York, in the Record Room 357, grants the petitioner the right to assume the name Sarah LenzeCavallo, residing at 78-37 82 nd Street, Glendale, New York, 11385. The date of the petitioner’s birth is January 13, 1954. The place of petitioner’s birth is Kings County, New York. The petitioner’s present name is “Rosaria Emanuila Moscarella” a/k/a Sarah Lenze a/k/a Rosaria Cavallo, a/k/a Rosaria Moscarella a/k/a Sarah Moscarella a/k/a Sarah Cavallo

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File No.: 2009-820/A CITATION THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK BY THE GRACE OF GOD, FREE AND INDEPENDENT To: Barbara E. Holmes, Joseph A. Eldridge,J.C. Christensen & Associates, LLC for LVNV Funding LLC, Attorney General Of The State of New York. The unknown distributees, legatees, devisees, heirs at law and assignees of CAROLE ELDRIDGE, deceased, or their estates, if any there be, whose names, places of residence and post office addresses are unknown to the petitioner and

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SUMMONS AND NOTICE OF OBJECT OF ACTION STATE OF NEW YORK SUPREME COURT: COUNTY OF QUEENS ACTION TO FORECLOSE A MORTGAGE INDEX NO.: 1515/10 WELLS FARGO BANK, NA Plaintiff, vs. NIKEYA S. KELLY, ANDREA A. EVANS, Defendant(s). MORTGAGED PREMISES: 102-06 163RD ROAD HOWARD BEACH, NY 11414 SBL #: BLOCK 14247 LOT 1277 TO THE ABOVE NAMED DEFENDANT: You are hereby summoned to answer the Complaint in this action, and to serve a copy of your answer, or, if the Complaint is not served with this Summons, to serve a notice of appearance, on the Plaintiff(s) attorney(s) within twenty days after the service of this Summons, exclusive of the day of service (or within 30 days after the service is complete if this Summons is not personally delivered to you within the State of New York). In case of your failure to appear or answer, judgment will be taken against you by default for the relief demanded in the Complaint. The Attorney for Plaintiff has an office for business in the County of Erie. Trial to be held in the County of Queens. The basis of the venue designated above is the location of the Mortgaged Premises. Dated this 19th day of May, 2010, TO: ANDREA A. EVANS, Defendant(s) In this Action. The foregoing Summons is served upon you by publication, pursuant to an order of HON. JAIME A. RIOS of the Supreme Court of the State of New York, dated the 3 rd day of May, 2010 and filed with the Complaint in the Office of the Queens County Clerk, in the City of Jamaica. The object of this action is to foreclose a mortgage upon the premises described below, executed by NIKEYA S. KELLY and ANDREA A. EVANS dated the 11th day of May, 2009, to secure the sum of $363,298.00, and recorded at Instrument No. 2009000150741 in the Office of the Clerk of the County of Queens, on the 20th day of May, 2009; which mortgage was duly assigned by assignment dated the 18th day of January, 2010, and sent for recording in the Office of the Clerk of Queens County; The property in question is described as follows: 102-06 163RD ROAD, HOWARD BEACH, NY 11414 SEE FOLLOWING DESCRIPTION Block 14247 and Lot 1277 ALL that certain plot, piece or parcel of land, with the buildings and improvements thereon erected, situate, lying and being in the Borough and County of Queens, City and State of New York, bounded and described as follows: BEGINNING at a point on the Southerly side of strip of land 20 feet wide extending from 104th Street, formerly Ocean Avenue, on the East to Hawtree Creek on the West, called Burlingame Court, distant 368 feet West of said 1 0 4 th S t r e e t ; R U N N I N G THENCE Westerly along the

Southerly side of said 20 foot strip, 24 feet; THENCE Southerly parallel with 104th Street, 80 feet; THENCE Easterly at right angles to l04th Street, 24 feet; THENCE Northerly parallel with said 104th Street, 80 feet to the point or place of BEGINNING. Premises known as 102-06 163rd Road, Howard Beach, New York HELP FOR HOMEOWNERS IN FORECLOSURE NEW YORK STATE LAW REQUIRES THAT WE SEND YOU THIS NOTICE ABOUT THE FORECLOSURE PROCESS. PLEASE READ IT CAREFULLY. SUMMONS AND COMPLAINT YOU ARE IN DANGER OF LOSING YOUR HOME. IF YOU FAIL TO RESPOND TO THE SUMMONS AND COMPLAINT IN THIS FORECLOSURE ACTION, YOU MAY LOSE YOUR HOME. PLEASE READ THE SUMMONS AND COMPLAINT CAREFULLY. YOU SHOULD IMMEDIATELY CONTACT AN ATTORNEY OR YOUR LOCAL LEGAL AID OFFICE TO OBTAIN ADVICE ON HOW TO PROTECT YOURSELF. SOURCES OF INFORMATION AND ASSISTANCE The state encourages you to become informed about your options in foreclosure. In addition to seeking assistance from an attorney or legal aid office, there are government agencies and non-profit organizations that you may contact for information about possible options, including trying to work with your lender during this process. To locate an entity near you, you may call the toll-free helpline maintained by the New York State Banking Department at 1-877-BANK-NYS (1-877-226-5697) or visit the department’s website at WWW.BANKING.STATE.NY.US. FORECLOSURE RESCUE SCAMS Be careful of people who approach you with offers to “save” your home. There are individuals who watch for notices of foreclosure actions in order to unfairly profit from a homeowner’s distress. You should be extremely careful about any such promises and any suggestions that you pay them a fee or sign over your deed. State law requires anyone offering such services for profit to enter into a contract which fully describes the services they will perform and fees they will charge, and which prohibits them from taking any money from you until they have completed all such promised services. § 1303 NOTICE NOTICE YOU ARE IN DANGER OF LOSING YOUR HOME If you do not respond to this summons and complaint by serving a copy of the answer on the attorney for the mortgage company who filed this foreclosure proceeding against you and filing the answer with the court, a default judgment may be entered and you can lose your home. Speak to an attorney or go to the court where your case is pending for further information on how to answer the summons and protect your property. Sending a payment to your mortgage company will not stop this foreclosure

action. YOU MUST RESPOND BY SERVING A COPY OF THE ANSWER ON THE ATTORNEY FOR THE PLAINTIFF (MORTGAGE COMPANY) AND FILING THE ANSWER WITH THE COURT. DATED: May 19, 2010 Steven J. Baum, P.C., Attorney(s) For Plaintiff(s), 220 Northpointe Parkway Suite G, Amherst, NY 14228 The law firm of Steven J. Baum, P.C. and the attorneys whom it employs are debt collectors who are attempting to collect a debt. Any information obtained by them will be used for that purpose. ____________________________________________________________________ Ajani Therapy Services, LLC. Arts of Org filed with NY Sec of State (SSNY) on 5/10/10. Office: Queens County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to: 60-41 Wetherole Street, Elmhurst, NY 11373. Purpose: Any lawful activity. ___________________________________________________________________ NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY. NAME: XIANG RUI LLC. Articles of Organization were filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on 04/19/07. Office location: Queens County. SSNY has been designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail a copy of process to the LLC, c/o Jin Ming He, c/o Ying Lin 67-41 173rd Street, Flushing, New York 11365. Purpose: For any lawful purpose _____________________________________________________________________ Check Ride Media LLC. Arts of Org filed with NY Sec of State (SSNY) on 4/14/10. Office: Queens County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to: 2106 33 rd Street, Suite C1, Astoria, NY 11105. Purpose: Any lawful activity _____________________________________________________________________ NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY. NAME: VAN DAM REALTY LLC. Articles of Organization were filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on 11/20/09. Office location: Queens County. SSNY has been designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail a copy of process to the LLC, c/o Kordas & Marinis, LLP, 5-47 47 th Road, Third Floor, Long Island City, New York 11101. Purpose: For any lawful purpose. ____________________________________________________________________ Notice of Formation of CASTLE VIEW II, LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 3/30/ 10. Office location: Queens County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: Demetrios Kastanis, 32-70 30 th St., #2R, Astoria, NY 11106. Purpose: any lawful activity. ________________________________________________________________ NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY. NAME: PARKVIEW

QUEENS LLC. Articles of Organization were filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on 04/23/10. Office location: Queens County. SSNY has been designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it maybe served. SSNY shall mail a copy of process to the LLC, 73-47 185 th Street, Fresh Meadows, New York 11366. Purpose: For any lawful purpose. ____________________________________________________________________ Notice of Formation of a Limited Liability Company (LLC): Name: PRIME IMPORTING INTERNATIONAL LLC, Articles of Organization filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on 04/28/ 2010. Office location: Queens County. SSNY has been designated for service of process. SSNY shall mail a copy of any process served against the LLC to: C/O PRIME IMPORTING INTERNATIONAL LLC, 15-17 126 th Street, College Point, NY 11356. Purpose: Any Lawful Purpose. ___________________________________________________________________ Notice of Formation of LET’S TALK WITH LAKSHMEE, LLC, a domestic LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with the SSNY on 04/ 27/2010. Office location: Queens County. SSNY has been designated as agent upon whom process against the LLC may be served. SSNY shall mail a copy of process to: Lakshmee Singh, 116-39 130th Street, Jamaica, NY 11420. Purpose: Any Lawful Purpose. ____________________________________________________________________ NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY. NAME: FISMA FLUSHING LLC. Articles of Organization were filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on 05/11/10. Office location: Queens County. SSNY has been designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it maybe served. SSNY shall mail a copy of process to the LLC, c/o Fon-May Fan, 13640 39 th Avenue, Suite 403, Flushing, New York 11354. Purpose: For any lawful purpose. ____________________________________________________________________ Notice of Formation of 248 SUNRISE LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 05/17/10. Office location: Queens County. Princ. office of LLC: 248-30 S. Conduit Ave., Rosedale, NY 11428. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to Nicholas Tembelis at the princ. office of the LLC. Purpose: Any lawful activity. ____________________________________________________________________ NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY. NAME: EZ PASS DRIVING SCHOOL LLC. Articles of Organization were filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on 04/21/ 10. Office location: Queens County. SSNY has been designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail a copy of process to the LLC, 666 Onderdonk Avenue, Ridgewood, New York 11385. Purpose: To establish

an automobile driving school in which persons of both sexes may be taught the art of the proper operation and control of motor vehicles of all kinds, as shall fit them to secure the requisite license from the proper authorities to operate such motor vehicles on public highways. Nothing herein shall authorize the LLC to operate or maintain a charter, nursery, elementary or secondary school, a college or university, or to advertise or offer credit bearing courses or degrees in New York State. ____________________________________________________________________ Notice of formation of [Jasmine E. Photography] LLC. Articles of Organization filed with the Secretary of State of New York SSNY on [April 9, 2010]. Office located in [Queens County]. SSNY has been designated for service of process. SSNY shall mail copy of any process served against the LLC [209-01 Hollis Ave., Queens Village, New York, 11429]. Purpose: any lawful purpose. ____________________________________________________________________ Notice of formation of MyArtistree, LLC.. Arts of Org. filed with the Secy. Of State of NY(SSNY) on 03/29/ 2010. Office location: Queens County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: The LLC 45-08 4 0 th S t r e e t , A p t . D 2 4 , Sunnyside, NY 11104. Purpose: any lawful activities. ___________________________________________________________________ Notice of formation of HARCO CONSTRUCTION LLC Arts. of Org. filed with the Sect’y of State of NY (SSNY) on 10/26/2009. Office location, County of Queens. The street address is: 213 Beach 88th Street, Rockaway, NY 11693. SSNY has been designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: The LLC, 213 Beach 88th Street, Rockaway, NY 11693. Purpose: Any lawful act. ____________________________________________________________________ TZELL CARBER TRAVEL LLC a domestic Limited Liability Company (LLC), filed with the Sec of State of NY on 4/ 22/10. NY Office location: Queens County. SSNY is designated as agent upon whom process against the LLC may be served. SSNY shall mail a copy of any process against the LLC served upon him/her to The LLC, 58-20 Roosevelt Ave., Woodside, NY 11377. General Purposes. ____________________________________________________________________ SUPREME COURT OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK COUNTY OF QUEENS Index No.: 09-16077 Filed: 7/16/ 2009 SUPPLEMENTAL SUMMONS Plaintiff designates Queens County as the place of trial. Venue is based upon the County in which the mortgaged premises is situated. Financial Freedom SFC, Plaintiff, -against- Patricia DudleyWorthy, as Administratrix and heir of the Estate of Raymond Dudley, Thelma Lowe-Dudley, as heir of the Estate of Raymond Dudley, Secretary of Housing and Urban Devel-

opment, New York State Department of Taxation and Finance, United States of America – Department of the Treasury – Internal Revenue Service, New York City Environmental Control Board, New York City Parking Violations Bureau, New York City Transit Adjudication Bureau and "JOHN DOE #1” through “JOHN DOE # 10”, the last ten names being fictitious and unknown to the plaintiff, the person or parties intended being the persons or parties, if any, having or claiming an interest in or lien upon the Mortgage premises described in the Complaint, Defendants. TO THE ABOVE NAMED DEFENDANT(S): YOU ARE HEREBY SUMMONED to answer the Complaint in this action and to serve a copy of your Answer or, if the Complaint is not served with this Summons, to serve a Notice of Appearance on the attorneys for the plaintiff within twenty (20) days after service of this Summons, exclusive of the day of service; or within thirty (30) days after service is complete if this Summons is not personally delivered to you within the State of New York; or within sixty (60) days if it is the United States of America. In case of your failure to appear or answer, judgment will be taken against you by default for the relief demanded in the Complaint. NOTICE OF NATURE OF ACTION AND RELIEF SOUGHT THE OBJECT of the above captioned action is to foreclose a Reverse Mortgage to secure payment of an amount, up to $532,500.00 and interest, recorded in the office of the clerk of the County of Queens on November 21, 2007 in CRFN 2007000581938 covering premises known as 139-42 233 rd Street, Jamaica, NY 11422 The relief sought in the within action is a final judgment directing the sale of the premises described above to satisfy the debt secured by the Mortgage described above. NOTICE YOU ARE IN DANGER OF LOSING YOUR HOME If you do not respond to this summons and complaint by serving a copy of the answer on the attorney for the mortgage company who filed this foreclosure proceeding against you and filing the answer with the court, a default judgment may be entered and you can lose your home. Speak to an attorney or go to the court where your case is pending for further information on how to answer the summons and protect your property. Sending a payment to your mortgage company will not stop this foreclosure action. YOU MUST RESPOND BY SERVING A COPY OF THE ANSWER ON THE ATTORNEY FOR THE PLAINTIFF (MORTGAGE COMPANY) AND FILING THE ANSWER WITH THE COURT. Dated: Bay Shore, New York July 14, 2009 Frenkel, Lambert, Weiss, Weisman & Gordon, LLP BY: Todd Falasco Attorneys for Plaintiff 20 West Main Street Bay Shore, New York 11706 (631) 969-3100 Our File No.: 31250


Queens Focus PEOPLE. . .PEOPLE. . .PEOPLE. . .PEOPLE PEOPLE. . .PEOPLE. . .PEOPLE. . .PEOPLE PEOPLE. . .PEOPLE. . .PEOPLE. . .PEOPLE PEOPLE. . .PEOPLE...PEOPLE..PEOPLE... High school seniors cooked their way to a career in the culinary industry at the 20th annual Careers through Culinary Arts Program (C-CAP) New York Cooking Competition for Scholarships held at the Institute of Culinary Education. At the C-CAP New York Awards Breakfast, Founder and President Richard Grausman and C-CAP New York Culinary Coordinator Carla Contreras awarded $465,514 in scholarships and cash awards during the awards ceremony hosted by The Pierre Hotel. During the Competition, C-CAP re-created the intensity of a four-star restaurant kitchen for the high school seniors to face off in a savory and sweet challenge. Within a two-hour time limit, each competitor prepared from memory a two-course French dinner – Sûpreme Poulet Chasseur avec Pommes Château (Hunter’s Chicken with Turned, Sauteed Potatoes) and Crêpes Sucrées with Crème Pâtissière and Sauce au Chocolat (Dessert Crepes with Pastry Cream and Chocolate Sauce). The students presented two plates of each recipe to the panel of professional chefs including: Richard Grausman, President/ Founder of C-CAP; Mehdi Chellaoui, (CCAP Alumnus); The Chocolate Loft; Kelvin Fernandez, (C-CAP Alumnus) Meritage American Bistro and Wine Bar; Mark Gagnon, Abigail Kirsch Culinary Productions; Eliza-

beth Karmel, Hill Country; Chris Leahy, BLT Prime; Veronica Lindemann, The French Culinary Institute; Ted Siegel, Institute of Culinary Education; Uwe Toedter, Les Amis d’Escoffier Society of New York, Inc. The teenage aspiring chefs were awarded scholarships ranging in value from $1,000 to $92,136 to attend local culinary schools and some of the most prestigious culinary schools in the country including: the Culinary Institute of America (CIA), Johnson & Wales University, Monroe College and the International Culinary Schools at the Art Institutes. Some students also received cash awards to help defray the costs of books, supplies, housing, and other expenses while at college. Knife kits by Victorinox Swiss Army were also awarded to those students planning to attend a community college. Award winners from Queens were: Michael Garzon, who attends School of Cooperative Technical Education/Manhattan, won C-CAP Education Scholarship ($3,000) and Knife Kit, with a total value of $3,337; Kamran Ali, who attends Marta Valle High School/Manhattan, won Rick Isaacson Memorial Scholarship ($4,000) and a Knife Kit, with a total value of $4,337; Cynthia Rivera, who attends Food and Finance High School/Manhattan, won Helena Rubinstein Foundation Scholarship ($5,000), a CIA Matching Scholarship

Queens participants and organizers of C-CAP. ($5,000) and CIA Community College ($2,100), with a total value of $12,100; Tihelia James, who attends Food and Finance High School/Manhattan, won Natalie Toedter Scholarship ($12,000), Dr. Patricia S. Bartholomew Scholarship ($5,000) and a Knife Kit, with a total value of $17,337; Berenice Cabrera, who attends Long Island City High School, won Institute of Culinary Education ($28,017) and C-CAP Education Scholarship $750, with a total value of $28,767; Stephanie Cardenas, who attends Food and Finance High School/Manhattan, won Monroe College Full-Tuition Scholarship for

the Associates in Baking and Pastry ($32,832), with a total value of $32,832; and Dayleny Dominguez, who attends Food and Finance High School/Manhattan, won CIA Full-Tution AOS ($48,720) and CIA Community College ($2,100), with a total value of $50,820.

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SDE DOMINICAN, L.L.C. Articles of Org. filed NY Sec. of State (SSNY) 12/20/01. Office in Queens Co. SSNY design. agent of LLC upon whom process may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to Citifield Attn: Gen Counsel, 23-01 Roosevelt Ave., Flushing, New York, 11368. Purpose: Any lawful purpose. ___________________________________________________________________ KING BROTHERS DEVELOPMENT GROUP LLC a domestic Limited Liability Company (LLC), filed with the Sec of State of NY on 7/1/09. NY Office location: Queens County. SSNY is designated as agent upon whom process against the LLC may be served. SSNY shall mail a copy of any process against the LLC served upon him/ her to The LLC, 136-78 41st Ave., #2F, Flushing, NY 11355. General Purposes. ___________________________________________________________________ SUMMONS AND NOTICE OF OBJECT OF ACTION STATE OF NEW YORK SUPREME COURT: COUNTY OF QUEENS ACTION TO FORECLOSE A MORTGAGE INDEX NO.: 955/10 BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP F/K/A COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING LP Plaintiff, vs. MUHAMMAD BHATTI, MUHAMMAD IFRAN BUTT, Defendant(s). MORTGAGED PREMISES: 114-09 111TH AVENUE OZONE PARK, NY 11420 SBL #: BLOCK 11595 LOT 38 TO THE ABOVE NAMED DEFEN-

DANT: You are hereby summoned to answer the Complaint in this action, and to serve a copy of your answer, or, if the Complaint is not served with this Summons, to serve a notice of appearance, on the Plaintiff(s) attorney(s) within twenty days after the service of this Summons, exclusive of the day of service (or within 30 days after the service is complete if this Summons is not personally delivered to you within the State of New York). In case of your failure to appear or answer, judgment will be taken against you by default for the relief demanded in the Complaint. The Attorney for Plaintiff has an office for business in the County of Erie. Trial to be held in the County of Queens. The basis of the venue designated above is the location of the Mortgaged Premises. Dated this 8th day of June, 2010, TO: MUHAMMAD IFRAN BUTT, Defendant(s) In this Action. The foregoing Summons is served upon you by publication, pursuant to an order of HON. DAVID ELLIOT of the Supreme Court of the State of New York, dated the 20th day of May, 2010 and filed with the Complaint in the Office of the Queens County Clerk, in the City of Jamaica. The object of this action is to foreclose a mortgage upon the premises described below, executed by MUHAMMAD BHATTI and MUHAMMAD IFRAN BUTT

dated the 15th day of September, 2006, to secure the sum of $41 7,000.00, and recorded at Instrument No. 2006000560915 in the Office of the Clerk of the County of Queens, on the 5th day of October, 2006; which Mortgage was duly assigned by assignment dated the 11th day of January, 2010, and sent for recording in the Office of the Clerk of Queens County; The property in question is described as follows: 114-09 111TH AVENUE, OZONE PARK, NY 11420 SEE FOLLOWING DESCRIPTION Block 11595 and Lot 38 ALL that certain plot, piece or parcel of land, with the buildings and improvements thereon erected, situate, lying and being in the Fourth Ward of the Borough and County of Queens, City and State of New York, bounded and described as follows: BEGINNING at a point on the Northerly side of 111th Avenue, distant 80.75 feet Westerly from the corner formed by the intersection of the Northerly side of 111th Avenue with the Westerly side of 115th Street; RUNNING THENCE Northerly parallel with 115th Street, 100 feet; THENCE Westerly parallel with 111th Avenue, 21 feet; THENCE Southerly again parallel with 115th Street and part of the distance through a party wall, 100 feet to the Northerly s i d e o f 1 1 1 th A v e n u e ; THENCE Easterly along the

Northerly side of 111th Avenue, 21 feet to the point or place of BEGINNING. TOGETHER with the benefits and SUBJECT to the burdens of a Right of Way in Liber 2723 Page 246. Premises known as 114-09 111th Avenue, Ozone Park, New York HELP FOR HOMEOWNERS IN FORECLOSURE NEW YORK STATE LAW REQUIRES THAT WE SEND YOU THIS NOTICE ABOUT THE FORECLOSURE PROCESS. PLEASE READ IT CAREFULLY. SUMMONS AND COMPLAINT YOU ARE IN DANGER OF LOSING YOUR HOME. IF YOU FAIL TO RESPOND TO THE SUMMONS AND COMPLAINT IN THIS FORECLOSURE ACTION, YOU MAY LOSE YOUR HOME. PLEASE READ THE SUMMONS AND COMPLAINT CAREFULLY. YOU SHOULD IMMEDIATELY CONTACT AN ATTORNEY OR YOUR LOCAL LEGAL AID OFFICE TO OBTAIN ADVICE ON HOW TO PROTECT YOURSELF. SOURCES OF INFORMATION AND ASSISTANCE The state encourages you to become informed about your options in foreclosure. In addition to seeking assistance from an attorney or legal aid office, there are government agencies and non-profit organizations that you may contact for information about possible options, including trying to work with your lender during this process. To locate an entity near you, you may call the toll-free

helpline maintained by the New York State Banking Department at 1-877-BANK-NYS (1-877-226-5697) or visit the department’s website at WWW.BANKING.STATE.NY.US. FORECLOSURE RESCUE SCAMS Be careful of people who approach you with offers to “save” your home. There are individuals who watch for notices of foreclosure actions in order to unfairly profit from a homeowner’s distress. You should be extremely careful about any such promises and any suggestions that you pay them a fee or sign over your deed. State law requires anyone offering such services for profit to enter into a contract which fully describes the services they will perform and fees they will charge, and which prohibits them from taking any money from you until they have completed all such promised services. § 1303 NOTICE NOTICE YOU ARE IN DANGER OF LOSING YOUR HOME If you do not respond to this summons and complaint by serving a copy of the answer on the attorney for the mortgage company who filed this foreclosure proceeding against you and filing the answer with the court, a default judgment may be entered and you can lose your home. Speak to an attorney or go to the court where your case is pending for further information on how to answer the summons and pro-

tect your property. Sending a payment to your mortgage company will not stop this foreclosure action. YOU MUST RESPOND BY SERVING A COPY OF THE ANSWER ON THE ATTORNEY FOR THE PLAINTIFF (MORTGAGE COMPANY) AND FILING THE ANSWER WITH THE COURT. DATED: June 8, 2010 Steven J. Baum, P.C., Attorney(s) For Plaintiff(s), 220 Northpointe Parkway Suite G, Amherst, NY 14228 The law firm of Steven J. Baum, P.C. and the attorneys whom it employs are debt collectors who are attempting to collect a debt. Any information obtained by them will be used for that purpose. ___________________________________________________________________ Notice is hereby given that a license, serial number 1235228 for an “Restaurant Beer & Wine" has been applied for by the undersigned to serve Beer & Wine at retail in the restaurant under the Alcohol Beverage Control Law at Las Victorias Restaurant Inc., located at 104-19 Jamaica Avenue, Richmond Hill, NY 11418 for on premises consumption

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Tech, Design Changes AiM To Improve Boro’s Overcrowded Air Transit Hubs vation this nation can undertake for the open on Broadway.” U.S. Rep. Greg Meeks (D-Jamaica), aviation industry,” Ward said at Monday’s whose district includes JFK Airport said conference. Instead of relying on radar, some of NextGen will not only make air travel better which dates from the 1950s, NextGen will and more efficient, but is a job creator. “If and when NextGen is fully funded, it allow air traffic controllers to guide and control air traffic using a satellite-based will not only make our skies safer, it will also system, called the Automatic create jobs,” said Meeks. Last year, Secretary LaHood urged Dependent S u r v e i l - airline executives to join the government l a n c e - in pushing NextGen. It appears that the B r o a d c a s t major airlines are supportive. Lorne Cass, (ADS-B), which will be fully Director of Industry Affairs at Delta Air implemented by the end of the decade and Lines, called NextGen “key to the survival” has already been put in place in the airspace of Delta and other airlines. around Louisville, Philadelphia., Juneau and the Gulf of Mexico, the latter of which was Options For Travelers previously unreachable by radar. Regional jet traffic is on the rise in the The new system will also offer more United States, according to Roger Cohen, streamlined tracking and guiding from gate President of the Regional Airline Associato gate. According to the FAA, NextGen tion. In 2009, more than half of all air traffic will allow planes to fly closer together, into LaGuardia came from regional jets, as allowing airlines to keep up with current well as just under half and future demand, of all traffic into Newark and reduce delays 2009 Average Delays Weekday Liberty and one in five while also helping Peak Hours flights into JFK. the environment by Regional jets have JFK: 67 minutes lessening the numbeen held responsible ber of idling planes LGA: 50 minutes for clogging up the airat airports. space. One solution to The system is this problem is improvbeing implemented gradually. In 2007, the ing high-speed rail between major cities in first year NextGen was funded by the fed- close proximity to each other. eral government, only $127.6 million was The Obama Administration announced allocated, but in next year’s budget, more it would spend $13 billion on building and than $1.142 billion will support NextGen, improving high-speed rail between heavily which is a major priority for the Obama traveled, short-haul routes that are curAdministration. U.S. Secretary of Trans- rently served by regional jets. The idea is portation Ray LaHood called NextGen the to entice those who normally travel short FAA’s “top priority” shortly after taking office routes by air to take the train instead, freeing up airspace. last winter. But this alone doesn’t solve the problem. Tracking NextGen According to the FAA, by 2018, NextGen NextGen, short for Next Generation Air is estimated to reduce delays by 21 percent, Air travel will still be the mode of transportaTransportation, is a series of improvements cut carbon emissions by 14 million tons and tion of choice for most in the 21st Century to the air travel system that the Federal reduce fuel use by as many as 1.4 billion and will be what seaports were in the 18th century, railroads in the 19th and interstate Aviation Administration calls a “comprehen- gallons. sive overhaul” aimed at making air traffic Ward urged the FAA to begin implemen- highways in the 20th. more convenient, dependable and safe, tation in New York. all while reducing fuel consumption and “New York City is the bottleneck for the Ground Improvements noise pollution. whole system,” said Ward. “It would be “The best JetBlue experience can be “NextGen is most the important inno- smart to implement NextGen here. Let it completely ruined by the Van Wyck Expressway,” said Robert Maruster, COO of JetQueens Airport Passage Volume Blue. 50 New York may be known and respected worldwide LGA for its state of the art mass transit system, but that JFK system is designed to 40 move people into and out of Manhattan. The city’s airports are not easily connected to the system 30 and traffic to and from the airports, especially JFK, is a notorious problem. Pointing out the elaborate ferry and train sys20 tem designed to move people into and out of Hong Kong International Airport, Robert Davidson, 10 Senior Vice President, Aviation and Transportation Facility Development at STV, an aviation in0 frastructure design firm, said New York needs to find better ways to get

Millions of Travelers

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By DOMENICK RAFTER The aviation industry is the second largest in the borough of Queens, according to the NYC Economic Development Corporation. The city’s airspace sits in the epicenter of one of the busiest travel hubs in the world. At any given time, around 20 percent of the world’s air traffic is traveling in the skies within 500 miles of New York City. Nevertheless, the city’s airports, two of which call Queens home, are embarrassingly and dangerously obsolete, and in dire need of renovation, expansion and, in some cases, a complete overhaul. “It’s almost embarrassing when people come into New York and say the airport in, say, Mexico City, is better than the airport in New York,” said Kathryn Wylde, President and CEO of the Partnership for New York City. But the problems with our airports are not only rooted in the aesthetics of outdated structures, but also in the way traffic into and out of the nation’s busiest airspace is controlled. “Until we can better manage our airspace, all these innovative ideas are trapped on the ground,” said Christopher Ward, Executive Director of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey. On Monday, June 14, officials and policy makers met for a conference in Rockefeller Center aimed at improving New York City’s airport and airspace. The day, sponsored by Baruch College, was rife with plans and ideas to move air travel into the 21st Century.

people directly to the airport. The AirTrain has been a good step, and enormously successful, with ridership numbers way above expectations. “There was a lot of initial oppositon to [AirTrain],” said Rep. Meeks, pointing out that the opposition has disappeared once people saw how little of a negative impact it had on the community, and its positive ramifications. “Every person on the AirTrain means less cars on the Van Wyck,” he said, “And that means less pollution in South Jamaica.” But AirTrain is still not as convenient as transportation systems connecting airports elsewhere in the country and the globe. Ward said a “one-seat ride” from Manhattan to the city’s airports is preferable, and the AirTrain was designed not to preclude that possibility in the future. The reconstruction of the “bay runway” at JFK, which will be completed at the end of the month “on time and on budget,” according to Susan Baer, the Port Authority’s Director of Aviation, was also aimed at improving the long takeoff queues that have plagued JFK. The new runway, along with NextGen, will allow more takeoffs and landings per hour. Ward said getting funding and building such a runway would have been “impossible” a decade ago. Terminal reconstruction and redesign is also being considered. The use of terminal space now is different than it was decades ago because modern technology and terrorism has rendered the need for ticketing halls obsolete. “Big lobbies just to get a document or get rid of a bag are a little absurd,” said JetBlue’s Maruster, who noted his company’s new terminal has a very small ticketing hall, but a large area beyond security for passengers. Out of date and archaic terminals create crowds at security lines. American and JetBlue have undergone extensive renovations of their terminals at JFK, and Continental did the same at its Newark hub. Delta plans later this summer to announce a major renovation of its decades-old terminal at JFK, which once housed Pan Am.

Paying For It All The core problem right now for improvements in the aviation industry is lack of funding. With government budgets running in the red and corporations recovering from the recession, many projects, such as the project to reconstruct the Central Terminal at LaGuardia, have been put on hold. One option Ward supports is raising the Passenger Funding Charge from $4.50 to $7, also supported by Mayor Mike Bloomberg and other policy makers. Neysa Pranger, Director of Public Affairs for the Regional Plan Association, who was heavily involved in lobbying against MTA cuts, said a grassroots movement for airports and air travel is needed to put public pressure on politicians to support funding for airport and airspace improvements. Pranger is helping put together a group called Better Airports Alliance, aimed at lobbying for federal and state funding for airport improvements. Reach Reporter Domenick Rafter at drafter@queenstribune.com or (718) 3577400, Ext. 125


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Getting Along

Jewish and Muslim students from New York City learn about the heritage of one another at the Museum of Jewish Heritage – A Living Memorial to the Holocaust. Students from the Solomon Schechter School of Manhattan, the Islamic Leadership School (Bronx), the Kinneret Day School (Bronx), and the Al-Ihsan Academy (Queens) worked together over a period of three months sharing their culture and developing an appreciation of their differences as part of the Interfaith Living Museum. Photo by Elena Olivo

Health Screenings

Future DA’s In Training

Queens DA Richard Brown announced that 102 law school and college students are participating in the Queens District Attorney’s Office’s ten week 2010 Volunteer Summer Internship Program. The program, which this year began on June 7, attracted over 800 applicants. Among the interns selected for this year’s program are students from our State and City Universities of New York and from as far away as the University of California, Hastings College of the Law. Law students – from both local schools and from across the country – make up the majority of the interns.

McDonald Jockeys

Assemblyman Michael Gianaris attended Astoria’s annual Community Health Fair, which was sponsored by United Community Civic Association (UCCA) and Mount Sinai Hospital of Queens. Picture l. to r.: CB 1 Member and UCCA Board Member Aravella Simotas, UCCA President Rose Marie Poveromo, Gianaris and Mount Sinai Queens Hospital Executive Director Caryn Schwab.

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Queens Events Edited By Harley Benson

For St. Mary’s Kids

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Tennis For All

On June 3, a half-dozen jockeys from Belmont Park rode into the hearts of families at The Ronald McDonald House of Long Island as part of the annual Jockey Day event. Just two days before the 142nd running of the $1 million Belmont Stakes, jockeys took a detour from the racetrack to mingle with children at the House. Clad in their colorful silks, the riders posed for photographs, assisted with pony rides and distributed gifts of personally autographed riding goggles and hats. Seated l. to r.: John Velazquez, Javier Castellano, Jean-Luc Samyn and Rajiv Maragh; standing l. to r.: Nick Santagata and Jermaine Bridgmohan.

Spelling Champ

The kids in St. Mary’s Young Adult Program hosted a carnival and BBQ to kick off the summer. Pictured above, Spider-Man checks out his new face he just got painted at the carnival. Below, kids and staff participate in a tug of war.

Councilman Peter Vallone Jr. welcomed Astoria’s future tennis stars to PS 122’s courts, where kids can sign up for free summer lessons. Locally this program is taking place at PS 122 at 21-12 Ditmars Blvd. in Astoria. It is open to all youngsters ages 6 to 18 and all-playing levels. Loaner tennis racquets will be provided to all players who need them. Daily walk-on registration will take place in the schoolyard.

U.S. Rep. Anthony Weiner welcomed home Forest Hills 10-year-old Arvind Mahankali, who made New York City proud by advancing to the semifinal round of the Scripps National Spelling Bee before a controversial decision prevented him from participating in the prime-time finale.


Leisure

Inmate Art Hangs In Queens Museum

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By REBECCA SESNY Inmate Art Hangs In Queens Museum By Rebecca Sesny T he Queens Museum of Ar t a nd it s ArtAcce ss program opened the fourth annual student exhibition Thursday, June 10, showcasing ar t from students attending alternative high schools to gain their GED's or diplomas while incarcerated. The participating schools include students from Austin H. MacCormick Island Academy, a high school with sites in three Depar tment of Correction facilities on Riker's Island; Passages Academy, which is a collaboration of the New York City Department of Education, the Depar tment of Juvenile Just ice and the Depar tment of Probat ion; and Horizon Academy, a high school program for males who are incarcerated for five jails on Riker's Island. The exhibit is entitled "Your Pride I Will Defend," which takes it's inspiration from Passage Academy's digital per for mance, shown only at the opening night reception, "The Way A Man Should Be," which features collage s, paintings, poetry and soap sculptures created by the students throughout the year, w ith the best being chosen by the teachers. T he ar t pieces i llustrate how students can defend their pride; pride in themselves and hopefully their future. The Partnership Galler y in the Queens Museum of Art, where the ar t pieces are displayed, is jam-packed with the student's art. "We fill it from top to bot tom; it is hard to say no to a piece," said Michelle Lopez, Se-

Inmate art is on display at the Queens Art. nior Coordinator for Ar tAccess programs at the Queens Museum of Ar t. The work stays up for a month. "We want as many

oppor tunities for self expression as possible," Lopez said. The student art ist s var y in age from 10 to 21 years old, and create amazing works despite many challenges. "When we first star ted the program we couldn't bring a n y t h i n g . " s a i d Ro n n y e Hightower, a n art teacher at Horizons Academy. Much of what is used to make the ar t had to be creative alternatives, so the teachers are charged with helping students come up with unique solutions to create their pieces through challenging conditions. Innovative pieces can be seen throughout the gallery. With so much work on display, there is much for the observer to take in and appreciate. Cardboard collages, carved soap, cubist paintings and papier-machĂŠ masks fill the room with a variety of themes and images. Pencil sketche s of flowers and people intermingle with water color on canvas using Museum of the Mona Lisa for inspiration. Also featured is poetr y written by the students. The ar t range s from color ful pop culture themes, to landscape designs. "The amazing images you see in this exhi-

bition are testimony to the valuable work of the teachers who give creative voices to their students through the ar ts," said Lopez. The show is used as a vehicle to give the inmates ar tistic exposure, which "helps them to see that they have talent, something other people are willing to look at," and more often than not is a way to reconnect with their families in a unique way. "We put this show up so (the parents) can see what they do," Hightower said. "You don't know what these parents are going through. It's not so much the piece but that the piece represents their child." Once the month-long exhibit ion is over, much of the ar t gets sent to the parents of the students for them to keep, while others will be displayed in administrative or politician's offices - and at conferences. With the students unable to attend the show themselves, several teachers, including Hightower, take pictures of the works on display and return to their schools with photos in hand to share the exhibit with the art ists who created it. "The focus is to give them as much exposure as we can to see that they can be productive in society," Hightower said, "that they can do something good and instill in them what an honor it is to be an exhibited art ist." The Queens Museum of Art is located inside the Ne w York Building at Flush ing Meadows Corona Park. Reach Intern Rebecca Sesny at rsesny@queenstribune.com or (718) 3577400, Ext. 128.


Leisure

Tasty Turkish Delight and haydari, a homemade tradit ional yogurt and cucumber mix seasoned with garlic and mint. Bring your family and get all of them. While they're fantastic alone, they're even better served together and shared on a family st yle plat ter w ith freshly baked hot-Turkish bread. It's an experience you don't want to miss. Entrees are mostly of the grilled variety, sizzling meats and vegetables served kebab style over beds of fresh greens or rice. Lamb, beef and chicken are You've probably had limited exposure all great choices. But if you can't pick to Turkish cuisine. It's a bit exotic and RESTAURANT one, get all of them combined with the the menu may remind you too much of mixed grilled dish. the corner kebab vendor. But your averIf kebabs aren't your thing, there are a sion to the new and exotic and your infew seafood choices on the menu as well. ability to change your eating routine is The char-grilled St. Peter t ilapia, cooked no excuse, especially since salvation is and served whole, is but tery and smooth. only a shor t drive outside the borough. Large chunks of meat are plucked effor tGood dining is good dining, no mat ter lessly from the fish and melt effortlessly the st yle - and Tulip in Great Neck is with each bite. Served with a Mediterragreat dining. nean salad, it's light but satisfying. T he authent ic Turkish re staurant Desserts are a must at Tulip. The albrings together ever y thing you should value in a mond pudding is made on the premises daily and is restaurant - great food, great service and great subtly flavored, goes down smooth and sits well after prices - all within a dining area fit for a sultan, a big meal. The homemade baklava is both crunchy lavished w ith fine art, warm lights and flowing and gooey and ultra sweet. But special recognition fabrics. goes to the fresh fruit dish, which includes what is The traditional Turkish appet izers are domi- without a doubt the best melon I've ever eaten. nated by an assor tment of pureed a nd chopped All dishes run at a fairly standard and affordable delectables like hummus, a spicy mix of chick peas $4 to $6 for appetizers and $12 to $20 for entrees and tahini seasoned with cumin and garlic; - so you'll cer tainly get your money's wor th. babaganoush, smoked eggplant diced and cooked Change is good, especially if it gets you a meal with onions and red peppers; eggplant salad, an at Tulip. — Harley Benson eggplant puree with garlic, lemon and olive oil; TULIP 4 Welw yn Road, Great Neck (888) 309-7894 CUISINE: Turkish HOURS: Noon-3 p.m., 4-10 p.m., Mon-Thu; Noon-3 p.m., 4-midnight, Fri; 4 p.m. – 2 a.m. Sat; 4-10 p.m. Sun PARKING: Street CREDIT CARDS: All major

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Great Gregorian Fun By JESSICA ABLAMSKY Great Gregorian Fun By Jessica Ablamsky With festival season kicking into high gear, area residents can attend an 11-day celebration that many already know and love, and newbies will surely enjoy: the Gregorian Festival. Featuring games, food, music and rides from June 17-27, it's the height of fun for all ages - for a good cause. All proceeds benefit St. Gregory the Great School. T hur sday's countr y-we ster n themed opening night, which star ts at 7 p.m. and r uns unt il 11 p.m., will feature a parade, followed by a weekend filled with Irish food and music. The festival is open daily 7-11 p.m., and from 6-10 p.m. Sundays. Monday, June 21, will see a break in the ethnic enter tainment for Rock-N-Roll night, with a hear t y helpi ng of deli foo d to match. Pierogi enthusiasts will be t hrilled by Polish night on Tuesday, June 22. For those in need of a strudel fix, German night is held June 23-24. Wrapping up the festivities are Italian nights from June 25-27. Tradit ional dancers will be on

stage each night. Although lawn chairs will be set up in front of the stage, some people bring their own, said Lynn Zeuner, co-chair of the Gregorian Festival. "It's a nice time for the older people, who like to come out and only spend a few dollars," she said. "It's definitely a community experience." For the picky eaters among us, at tendee s will find the fair food that we all know and love served e ver y night: cot ton ca ndy, hot dogs, pastries and pizza. Young people, and the youngat-heart, w ill have about a dozen rides to choose from, including a carousel, cyclone, kiddie train, mer r y-go-round, round up, slide, and the whip. "We tr y to cha nge them a lit tle bit, so you get something different every year," she said. The adults-only gambling tent will be filled with games of chance, such as blackjack, a dice games called beat-the-shooter and wheel games of all kinds. "We usually net around $100,000," Zeuner said. "It all goes into the budget." Reach Reporter Jessica Ablamsky at jablamsky@queenstribune.com or (718) 357-7400, Ext. 124.

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DINING & ENTERTAINMENT

Queens Today SECTION EDITOR: REGINA VOGEL

Send typed announcements for your club or organization’s events at least TWO weeks in advance to “Queens Today” Editor, Queens Tribune, 174-15 Horace Harding Expressway, Fresh Meadows, NY 11365. Send faxes to 357-9417, c/o Regina. IF YOUR ORGANIZATION MEETS ON A REGULAR BASIS, SEND ALL DATES FOR THE ENTIRE YEAR.

SINGLES SINGLES 45+ Wednesdays, June 23, 30 at 7:30 at the Samuel Field Y, 58-20 Little Neck Parkway. $7.

PARENTS SUMMER DAY CAMP Starting July 6 with the Salvation Army Astoria Center. 721-9046.

RELIGIOUS ASTORIA CENTER Saturday, June 26 Adult Bat Mitzvah Classes. Astoria Center of Israel, 27-35 Crescent Street, LIC. 278-2680.

DINNER JOURNAL DINNER Sunday, June 27 the Jewish Center of Kew Gardens Hills will hold their Journal Dinner. 261-6500.

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ALUMNI WINDSOR Friday, June 25 Windsor School in Flushing will hold a multi-year reunion for all graduates. 646-752-1891 or clownetta@gtmail.com HILLCREST 80 July 24 at t he Cour t yard Marriott at LaGuardia. 800655-7971. NEW TOWN 90 July 31 at the Holiday Inn at JFK. 800-655-7971. JAMAICA 1989 Saturday, August 14 gala reunion at the George Washington Manor in Roslyn. 813751-7643. BAYSIDE 90 September 25 at Arnos Ristorante. 800-655-7971. NEW TOWN 85 September 25 Newtown HS at Astoria Manor. Marialoves2write@yahoo.com CARDOZO 84-85 November 6 at the Marriott in Melville. 800-655-7971. CARDOZO 90 November 13 at the Marriott in Melville. 800655-7971. ST. ANDREW Graduates from the class of 1960 are urged to contact the Alumni Association at 359-7887.

Queens Today YOUTH

HEALTH SHARP Saturdays, June 19, July 17 Selfhelp Alzheimers Resource Program (SHARP). 631-1886. MAMMOGRAMS Sunday, June 20 n o - c o s t mammograms for those eligible at the Mobile Van at St. Paul’s in Corona. Appointment necessary 1-800453-8378, ext. 1 TAI CHI Mondays and Thursdays at 11 at the Cardiac Health Center in Fresh Meadows. 670-1695. $5 a class. YOGA Mondays, June 21, 28 EZ Yoga with Certified Yoga Instructor at the Flushing librar y. Register. ALZHEIMERS Tuesday, June 22 Caregiver Support Group in Forest Hills. 592-5757, ext. 237. MS SELF-HELP Tuesday, June 22 Multiple Sclerosis Self-Help group to share a common life experience for support, education and mutual aid 1-2:30 at the Howard Beach library. YOGA DANCE Tuesdays 4:30-5:30 at the Cardiac Health Center in Fresh Meadows. 670-1948. $10 class. CAREGIVERS SUPPORT E ve r y Tu e s d a y We ste r n Queens Caregiver Network in Sunnyside. 784-6173, ext. 431. BRAIN INJURY Wednesdays, June 23, July 28, August 25 Traumatic Brain Injury Support Group at Peninsula Hospital. 7342432. OA Thursdays at the Howard Beach library at 10:30.

TALKS POP ART Saturday, June 19 NY in the 1960s: Pop Art, Minimalism and Beyond at 2:30 at the Jackson Heights library. ETERNAL EGYPT Monday, June 21 at 2 at the Hollis library. COMMUNITY CHAT Wednesday, June 23 at 11 at the Astoria library. MUSEUM OF ART Thursday, June 24 Modern Artists, a slide-illustrated talk with the Metropolitan Museum of Modern Art at 1:30 at the Bay Terrace library. EAST FLUSHING Thursday, June 24 “Homer and Langley” will be discussed at 10:30 at the East Flushing library. FRESH MEADOWS Thursday, June 24 “Reliable Wife” will be discussed at 2:30 at the Fresh Meadows library. PHILOSOPHY Saturday, June 26 at 2 at the Forest Hills library. LANGSTON HUGHES Saturday, June 26 “Glorious” will be discussed with author Bernice L. McFadden at 2:30 and “Soul Be Free: Poems, Prose and Prayers” will be discussed with author Alfonso and Ouida Wyatt at the Langston Hughes library.

MEMORY LOSS Fridays Couples with one partner experiencing memory loss meet at the Samuel Field Y. 225-6750, ext. 236. OA Fridays 6:30-8:30 at Unit y Center of Flushing, 42-11 155 th Street. Beginners meeting except the last Friday of each month, which is a writing meeting. CO-DEPENDENTS ANON. Fridays 10-11:45 at Resurrection Ascension Pastoral C e n t e r , 8 5 - 1 8 6 1 st R o a d , Rego Park. Women only. MAMMOGRAMS Saturday, June 26 at the New Jerusalem Baptist Church in Rochdale Village. 723-6287 for appointment and eligibilit y. HEALTH & WELLNESS DAY Saturday, June 26 at Fresh Anointing International Church, 182-69 Wexford Terrace, Jamaica from 10. FEMALE CANCER Monday, June 28 “Look Good, Feel Better” program for women undergoing chemotherapy and radiation therapy in Flushing. 1-800ACS-2345. REDUCE STRESS Saturday, July 3 at the Poppenhusen Institute. Tea and talk. 358-0067. PARKINSON Wednesdays, July 14, August 11 Parkinson Support Group at Peninsula Hospital. 734-2876. PROSTATE CANCER Wednesdays, July 14, August 11 “Man to Man” program in Flushing. 1-800-ACS2345. WOMEN & HEART Thursdays, July 15, August 19 National Coalition for Women with Heart Disease in Forest Hills. 830-1511. COPD Wednesdays, July 21, August 18 Jamaica Hospital holds free Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease support groups. 206-8410. OCA Saturdays 10:30-noon Obsessive Compulsive Anonymous meets at Resurrection Ascension Church, Feely Hall, 85-15 61 st Road, Rego Park. CO-DEPENDENCE ANON. Saturdays the Bellerose chapter of Co-Dependence Anonymous, a fellowship of men and women seeking healthy relationships with themselves and others, meet at St. Thomas Episcopal Church, 6 Commonwealth Avenue. Beginners 9:15, Open 10:30. 229-2113. ALZHEIMERS Saturdays from 12-1:30 caregivers, friends and relatives of those with Alzheimer’s Disease meet at the Sunnyside Communit y Services. 784-6173, ext. 137. SCHIZOPHRENICS Sundays from 10-11 Schizophrenics Anonymous self-help support group meets at LI Consultation in Rego Park. 896-3400. SOS (Significant Others of Schizophrenics) also meets.

QUEENS LIBRARIES Many branches of the Queensborough Library offer toddler and pre-school programs. Contact your local branch for dates. TIGERS Saturday, June 19 DVD exhibit at 3 at the Woodhaven librar y. PAPER CRAFT Saturday, June 19 Father’s Day Special: Paper Crafts for Kids from 2-4 at the Queens Botanical Gardens. 8863800, ext. 230 to reserve. $5. FOOTBALL Saturdays until June 19 from 10-1 in South Ozone Park. 529-7911 information. CHESS CLUB Saturdays at the Flushing library at 2. S TORY TIMES Saturdays at 11 and Tuesdays at 10:30 weekly story times at 7 at Barnes & Noble, 1 7 6 - 6 0 Un i o n Tu r n p i k e , Fresh Meadows. PLANET PROTECTORS Monday, June 21 at the Astoria librar y. Register. NATIVE AMERICAN Monday, June 21 create your own Native American Necklace at the Forest Hills library. Register. DUNGEONS & DRAGONS Monday, June 21 at the Baisley Park library. Register. KNIT & CROCHET Mondays at 4 at the Douglaston/Little Neck lib ra r y. B r i n g n e e d l e s a n d yarn. BALLOON SCULPTING Monday, June 21 at the L a n g s to n H u g h e s l i b ra r y. Register. MOVIE NIGHTS Mondays, June 21, 28 Family Movie Nights at 4:30 at the Arverne library. CHESS & GAMES CLUB Monday, June 21 at 4:30 at the Woodhaven library. QUILTED COLLAGE Monday, June 21 at the Elmhurst library. Register. PAPER MASKS Tu e s d ay, J u n e 2 2 a t t h e Briarwood library. Register. SELF PORTRAIT Tu e s d a y , J u n e 2 2 a t t h e Elmhurst library. Register. TODDLERS Wednesdays, June 23, 30 stories and crafts for toddlers at 10:30 at the Bay Terrace librar y. NOLLAIG THE WIZARD Wednesday, June 23 at the Broadway library. Register. S TORY T I M E Wednesday, June 23 at noon at the Broad Channel librar y. CHESS Wednesdays at the Queens Village library at 3:30. KIDS CLUB Thursday, June 24 at 4:30 at the Hillcrest library. DOLL MAKING Thursday, June 24 at the Arverne library at 4. T WILIGHT TALES Thursday, June 24 at the Douglaston library. Register. TALENT SHOW Thursday, June 24 at the Woodhaven libra r y. Register. GAME DAYS Friday, June 25 at 3:30 at

the Queens Village library. KIDS LOUNGE Friday, June 25 at 4:30 at the LIC library. ARTS & CRAFTS Friday, June 25 at the East Flushing library. Register. PUPPET CONSTRUCTION Friday, June 25 at the Lefrak Cit y library. Register. GAME PLAYERS CLUB Friday, June 25 at 4 at the

Hillcrest library. GAME TIME Friday, June 25 at 3:30 at the South Hollis library. MAD SCIENTISTS Saturday, June 26 at Alley Pond Environmental Center. 229-4000. HAND PUPPETRY Saturday, June 26 at the Elmhurst library at 3.

TEENS CHESS CLUB Saturdays at the Flushing library at 2. KNIT & CROCHET Mondays at the Douglaston/ Little Neck library at 4. HOMEWORK HELP Monday-Friday at 3 at the Baisley Park library. DUNGEONS & DRAGONS Monday, June 21 at the Baisley Park library. Register. BOOK CLIQUE Monday, June 21 at 4:30 at the Queens Village library. POETRY READING Monday, June 21 at 6 at the Steinway library. TEEN NIGHT

SENIORS FREE LUNCH Saturday, June 19 a t A l l Saints Church in Richmond Hill. 849-2352 reservations. STAY WELL Mondays at 10 at the Central library. Tuesdays at 2 at the Flushing library and Wednesdays at 10 at the East Elmhurst library. Special exercises and relaxation techniques. SENIOR GAMES Mondays, June 21, 28 at 1 at the Queens Village library. INTRO EXCEL Monday, June 21 at the Central library. Register. INTERNET BASICS Monday, June 21 at the Elmhurst library. AARP 1405 Mondays, June 21, July 5, 19 Flushing AARP 1405 meets at the Bowne Street Communit y Church, 143-11 Roosevelt Avenue at 1. STARS Wednesday, June 23 come join our galaxy of STARs to perform theatrical works at the Hollis library at 10:30. CLEARVIEW Thursday, June 24 “Capitol One Bank Service” at 10. Selfhelp Clearview Senior Center, 208-11 26th Avenue, Bayside. 224-7888 to register. INTRO EXCEL Thursday, June 24 at the Bayside library. Register. STARS Friday, June 25 join STARS and perform theatrical works at 10:30 at the Queens Village library. INTRO EXCEL Friday, June 25 at the Jackson Heights library. FREE LUNCH Saturdays, June 26, July 31 at Church of the Resurrection in Kew Gardens. 8472649 reservations.

Tuesdays, June 22, 29 at 3 at the Arverne library. TEEN CHESS CLUB Tuesday s, June 22, 29 at 3:30 at the Bayside library. CHESS Wednesdays at 3:30 at the Queens Village library. GAME DAYS Wednesdays, June 23, 30 at 4 at the Howard Beach library. B’NAI B’RITH YOUTH Thursdays for high school s t u d e n t s a t Te m p l e B e t h S h o l o m , 1 7 2 nd S t r e e t a n d Northern Blvd., Flushing at 7:30. CROCHET CLUB Thursday, June 24 at 4 at the Baisley Park library. GREEN TEENS Thursday, June 24 at 4 at the Flushing library. GAME TIME Friday, June 25 at 3:30 at the South Hollis library. GAME DAY! Fridays at the Queens Village library at 3:30.

MISCELLANEOUS PERSONAL GROWTH Starting Thursday, June 24 an 8 week Personal Growth/ Relationship Group will be held at the Samuel Field Y. 225-6750, ext. 243. BOOK SIGNING Saturday, June 26 Dr. Anne Paolucci will be signing “Edward Albee: The Later Plays” at 2 at the Paolucci International Conference Center, 68-02 Metropolitan Avenue, Middle Village (campus of Christ the King HS). CRUISE Thursday, July 22 Skyline Princess cruise with the Brandeis Association. 2981080.

FLEA MARKETS OUTDOOR FLEA Saturdays and Sundays until November 28 St. Nicholas of Tolentine from 9-5 at the intersection of Parsons Blvd. and Union Turnpike, Jamaica. CLOTHING GIVE-A-WAY Saturday, June 19 at the Hollis Presbyterian Church, 100-50 196 th Street from 113. RUMMAGE SALES Saturdays, June 26, July 3, 24 1 0 - 4 a t t h e S a l v a t i o n Army, 69-23 Cypress Hills Street, Ridgewood. Books, shoes, clothes, kitchen wares, bedroom items, games, stuffed toys, more.


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Ellen Greenberg knows she’s not your average runway model, and she’s fine with that. What got her interested in modeling was actually the ability to do some work for a couple of organizations she cares deeply about, and which have a special place in her heart – literally. Born with a congenital heart defect, Ellen has had multiple heart surgeries since she was a kid, and is perfectly willing to show her scars and share her story as a spokeswoman for the Adult Congenital Heart Association. Having recently celebrated the four-year anniversary of her most recent heart surgery, Ellen has taken on the challenges of trying to build a portfolio as a model – and working as a cabaret singer. In her real-life work, Ellen has worked as a teacher in the South Bronx and has been a child life specialist, running playrooms and providing care for kids in hospitals. “I try to make them Ellen Greenberg feel comfortable, at Home: Forest Hills ease,” she said. By Age: 30 working with dolls, Height: 5’ 0" she would show the Weight: 105 lbs children the proceStats: 36-30-32 dures that they would undergo so they could have “a friend” with them who has been through it as well. Usually Cabbage Patch Kids, the dolls end up getting devices, stitches and incisions in the same places where the kids get them. When not modeling, singing or helping kids, Ellen enjoys relaxing in her neck of Forest Hills, taking a stroll to Starbuck’s or Barnes & Noble. “I really enjoy Queens a lot,” she said.

What’s furry, has horns and hates Democratic legislators? No, it’s not Ann Coulter. U.S. Rep. Anthony Weiner found out during a press conference highlighting mohair goat subsidies. One of the adorable little critters gored the Queens rep’s hand, drawing blood and revealing its political party affiliation. Clearly the goat understood Weiner’s message and wanted to continue enjoying its easy, subsidy-funded lifestyle. Weiner used a similar photo for a caption contest on Facebook. We hope the Congressman has learned his lesson: pulling pork barrel funding from farm animals is bah-a-a-a-a-ad.

Utah Rep. Jason Chaffetz and goats Lancelot and Arthur join Anthony Weiner shortly before he hurt his hand.

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From doughnuts to meatballs and burgers, whenever we hear about some top-ofthe-line, true gourmet version of a tasty food staple, it always seems to be located at some trendy place in Manhattan. Well, it looks like Long Island City is now pretty darn trendy, too – enough so that a burger joint with its roots in Hell’s Kitchen and the Upper West Side is settling here in Queens. The salaciously titled 5 Napkin Burger opened this week in Long Island City at 35-01 36th St., and had a kick-off party at the Museum of the Moving Image. Its signature dish is 10 oz of fresh ground chuck, caramelized onions, gruyere cheese and rosemary aioli on a soft white roll. We’ll be sure to check it out and wash our hands before we type the follow up, seeing if it lives up to the hype of its two Manhattan locales.

It's one hot skate park at Flushing Meadows as a nimble Senator Frank Padavan warms up for his upcoming election.

Students at PS 20 in Flushing recently got sickened by a foul-up by a local plumber that was adjusting the school’s cooling system. Somehow the coolant pipe got connected to the drinking water system, and the water fountains started gushing sweet pink water that gave a few dozen kids stomach aches. This was a pretty big deal, and parents and local officials are right to be upset. But maybe, just maybe, Assemblywoman Grace Meng is overreacting. The night following the incident she released a statement in which she said she will draft a law that would force the DOE “to conduct annual comprehensive tests on the water quality at all New York City public schools.” Though we agree in principle, it would seem that such a law would not have averted this incident, and could end up placing a hefty burden on an already beleaguered school budget. It seems she read our reporters’ minds, and a day later, perhaps with a bit more restraint, changed her tune and suggested that a survey be made by the Dept. of

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Big On Lil Jon? It is clear why one-time Queens gal Susan Sarandon and Tim Robbins didn’t last. She had her eyes set on Lil’ Jon. At the Maloof Money Cup skateboard competition at Flushing Meadows Corona Park earlier this month, Sarandon and Lil’ Jon took a cozy picture. She is fingering the rappers thick gold chain and with his arm around her, he seems to listen intently at whatever it is she is saying.

Assemblywoman Grace Meng Education and the Dept. of Environmental Protection to check all schools for water quality to be sure they are safe. Reasonable? Yes. In the best interest of the kids? Definitely. Will any of this stop such an incident from happening again? No – at least not as long as the boneheads who connected the water pipe to the coolant system are still able to work around our kids.

No Class The reputation of Queens teachers has taken some embarrassing hits in the past few months. In December, a borough gym teacher was identified as the meat head who socked Jersey Shore OompaLoompa Snooki in the face. In February, a fourth grade educator supposedly allowed his 10year-old students to engage in a barbaric classroom brawl to settle a dispute. Then, two borough teachers Terri Goldring, a teacher at PS 186, and Kenneth Kutin, a substance abuse prevention counselor at PS 266, were arrested after accusations they were part of a bicoastal, multimillion-dollar Quaalude trafficking ring. It’s a shame that these four fools are blemishing the reputation of our borough’s most valuable asset: our educators. Let’s kick these sad examples to the curb and extend kudos to the many passionate and mature teachers who make Queens proud. Welcome summer recess!

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SUMMONS AND NOTICE OF OBJECT OF ACTION STATE OF NEW YORK SUPREME COURT: COUNTY OF QUEENS ACTION TO FORECLOSE A MORTGAGE INDEX NO.: 34980/09 U.S. BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS SUCCESSOR TRUSTEE TO BANK OF AMERICA, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO LASALLE BANK, N.A. AS TRUSTEE FOR THE MLMI TRUST SERIES 2006FM1 Plaintiff, vs. EDISON CARRION. Defendant(s). MORTGAGED PREMISES: 97-26 133RD STREET SOUTH RICHMOND HILL, NY11419 SBL #: BLOCK 9480 LOT 17 TO THE ABOVE NAMED DEFENDANT: You are hereby summoned to answer the Complaint in this action, and to serve a copy of your answer, or, if the Complaint is not served with this Summons, to serve a notice of appearance, on the Plaintiff(s) attorney(s) within twenty days after the service of this Summons, exclusive of the day of service (or within 30 days after the service is complete if this Summons is not personally delivered to you within the State of New York). In case of your failure to appear or answer, judgment will be taken against you by default for the relief demanded in the Complaint. The Attorney for Plaintiff has an office for business in the County of Erie. Trial to be held in the County of Queens. The basis of the venue designated above is the location of the Mortgaged Premises. Dated this 19th day of May, 2010, TO: EDISON CARRION, Defendant(s) In this Action. The foregoing Summons is served upon you by publication, pursuant to an order of HON. JAIME A. RIOS of the Supreme Court of the State of New York, dated the 3 rd day of May, 2010 and filed with the Complaint in the Office of the Queens County Clerk, in the City of Jamaica. The object of this action is to foreclose a mortgage upon the premises described below, executed by EDISON CARRION dated the 9th day of February, 2006, to secure the sum of $364,000.00, and recorded at Instrument No. 2006000181980 in the Office of the Clerk of the County of Queens, on the 31st day of March, 2006; which mortgage was duly assigned by assignment dated the 21 st day of December, 2009, and sent for recording in the Office of the Clerk of Queens County. The property in question is described as follows: 97-26 133RD STREET, SOUTH RICHMOND HILL, NY 11419 SEE FOLLOWING DESCRIPTION Block 9480 and Lot 17 ALL that certain plot, piece or parcel of land, with the buildings and improvements thereon erected, situate, lying and being in the Borough and County of Queens, City and State of New York, bounded and described as follows: BEGINNING at a point on the Westerly side of 133rd Street, formerly Hulst Street, distant 124.25 feet Northerly from

the corner formed by the intersection of the Westerly side of 133rd Street with the Northerly side of 101st Avenue, formerly Jerome Avenue; RUNNING THENCE Westerly and parallel with 101st Avenue, 100 feet; THENCE Northerly and parallel with 133rd Street, 22 feet; THENCE Easterly and again parallel with 101st Avenue, 100 feet to the Westerly side of 133rd Street; THENCE Southerly along the same, 22 feet to the point or place of BEGINNING. TOGETHER with the benefits and subject to the burdens of a Right of Way Agreement recorded in Liber 5285 Page 586. Premises known as 9726133rd Street, South Richmond, New York HELP FOR HOMEOWNERS IN FORECLOSURE NEW YORK STATE LAW REQUIRES THAT WE SEND YOU THIS NOTICE ABOUT THE FORECLOSURE PROCESS. PLEASE READ IT CAREFULLY. SUMMONS AND COMPLAINT YOU ARE IN DANGER OF LOSING YOUR HOME. IF YOU FAIL TO RESPOND TO THE SUMMONS AND COMPLAINT IN THIS FORECLOSURE ACTION, YOU MAY LOSE YOUR HOME. PLEASE READ THE SUMMONS AND COMPLAINT CAREFULLY. YOU SHOULD IMMEDIATELY CONTACT AN ATTORNEY OR YOUR LOCAL LEGAL AID OFFICE TO OBTAIN ADVICE ON HOW TO PROTECT YOURSELF. SOURCES OF INFORMATION AND ASSISTANCE The state encourages you to become informed about your options in foreclosure. In addition to seeking assistance from an attorney or legal aid office, there are government agencies and non-profit organizations that you may contact for information about possible options, including trying to work with your lender during this process. To locate an entity near you, you may call the tollfree helpline maintained by the New York State Banking Department at 1-877-BANKNYS (1-877-226-5697) or visit the department’s website at WWW.BANKING.STATE.NY.US. FORECLOSURE RESCUE SCAMS Be careful of people who approach you with offers to “save” your home. There are individuals who watch for notices of foreclosure actions in order to unfairly profit from a homeowner’s distress. You should be extremely careful about any such promises and any suggestions that you pay them a fee or sign over your deed. State law requires anyone offering such services for profit to enter into a contract which fully describes the services they will perform and fees they will charge, and which prohibits them from taking any money from you until they have completed all such promised services. § 1303 NOTICE NOTICE YOU ARE IN DANGER OF LOSING YOUR HOME If you do not respond to this summons and complaint by serving a copy of the answer on the attorney for the mortgage company who filed this foreclosure proceeding

against you and filing the answer with the court, a default judgment may be entered and you can lose your home. Speak to an attorney or go to the court where your case is pending for further information on how to answer the summons and protect your property. Sending a payment to your mortgage company will not stop this foreclosure action. YOU MUST RESPOND BY SERVING A COPY OF THE ANSWER ON THE ATTORNEY FOR THE PLAINTIFF (MORTGAGE COMPANY) AND FILING THE ANSWER WITH THE COURT. DATED: May 19, 2010 Steven J. Baum, P.C., Attorney(s) For Plaintiff(s), 220 Northpointe Parkway Suite G, Amherst, NY 14228 The law firm of Steven J. Baum, P.C. and the attorneys whom it employs are debt collectors who are attempting to collect a debt. Any information obtained by them will be used for that purpose. ___________________________________________________________________ New York Counseling for Change, LCSW, PLLC Notice of the formation of the above named Professional Limited Liability Company (“PLLC”) Articles of Organization filed with the Department of State of NY on 3/12/ 2010. Office Location: County of Queens. The street address is: 37-20 74th St., 3rd Fl., Jackson Heights, NY 11372.. The Secretary of State of NY (“SSNY”) has been designated as agent of the PLLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail a copy of any such process served to: The LLC, 37-20 74th St., 3rd Fl., Jackson Heights, NY 11372. Purpose: Any lawful act. ___________________________________________________________________

tors, assignees and successors in interest whose names are unknown and cannot be ascertained after due diligence. A petition having been duly filed by MARIA C. MALANCO, who is domiciled at 34-44 84 Street, Jackson Heights, NY 11372. YOU ARE HEREBY CITED TO SHOW CAUSE before the Surrogate’s Court, Queens County at 88-11 Sutphin Boulevard, Jamaica, New York on July 15, 2010 at 9:30 o’clock in the forenoon of that day, why a decree should not be made in the estate of TOMAS IBANEZ, lately domiciled at 34-44 84 th Street, Jackson Heights, NY 11372, United States admitting to probate the Last Will and Testament dated July 1, 2008, as the Will of TOMAS IBANEZ, deceased, relating to real and personal property and directing that Letters Testamentary issue to MARIA C. MALANCO. HON. ROBERT L. NAHMAN, Surrogate, Queens County. MARGARET M. GRIBBON, Acting Chief Clerk. Dated, Attested and Sealed, May 26, 2010 CROWLEY & KAUFMAN, P.C. 84-56 Grand Avenue, Elmhurst, New York 11373, (718) 457-8585. This Citation is served upon you as required by law. You are not required to appear. If you fail to appear it will be assumed that you do not object to the relief request. You have the right to have an attorney appear for you, and you or your attorney may request a copy of the full account from the petitioner or petitioner’s attorney. ___________________________________________________________________

FORECLOSE A MORTGAGE INDEX NO.: 1501/10 BANK OF AMERICA, N.A. SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO FLEET NATIONAL BANK Plaintiff, vs. JAMES WILLIAMS, HEIR TO THE ESTATE OF LUCIOUS WILLIAMS, JR. A/ K/A LUCIOUS WILLIAMS, UNKNOWN HEIRS OF THE ESTATE OF LUCIOUS WILLIAMS, JR. A/K/A LUCIOUS WILLIAMS Defendant(s). MORTGAGED PREMISES: 168-49 92ND ROAD JAMAICA, NY 11433 SBL #: BLOCK 10210 LOT 248 TO THE ABOVE NAMED DEFENDANT: You are hereby summoned to answer the Complaint in this action, and to serve a copy of your answer, or, if the Complaint is not served with this Summons, to serve a notice of appearance, on the Plaintiff(s) attorney(s) within twenty days after the service of this Summons, exclusive of the day of service (or within 30 days after the service is complete if this Summons is not personally delivered to you within the State of New York). In case of your failure to appear or answer, judgment will be taken against you by default for the relief demanded in the Complaint. The Attorney for Plaintiff has an office for business in the County of Erie. Trial to be held in the County of Queens. The basis of the venue designated above is the location of the Mortgaged Premises. Dated this 19th day of May, 2010, TO: UNKNOWN HEIRS OF THE ESTATE OF LUCIOUS WILLIAMS, JR. A/K/A LUCIOUS WILLIAMS, Defendant(s) In this Action. The foregoing Summons is served upon you by publication, pursuant to an order of HON. ROGER N. ROSENGARTEN of the Supreme Court of the State of New York, dated the 7th day of May, 2010 and filed with the Complaint in the Office of the Queens County Clerk, in the City of Jamaica. The object of this action is to foreclose a mortgage upon the premises described below, executed by LUCIOUS WILLIAMS, JR. A/K/A LUCIOUS WILLIAMS (who died a resident of Queens County and the State of New York on the 20th day of April, 2008)dated the 21st day of June, 2005, to secure the sum of $1 00,000.00, and recorded at Instrument No. 2005000463399 in the Office of the Clerk of the County of Queens, on the 17th day of

August, 2005; The property in question is described as follows: 168-49 92ND ROAD, JAMAICA, NY 11433 SEE FOLLOWING DESCRIPTION Block 10210 and Lot 248 ALL that certain plot, piece or parcel of land, with the buildings and improvements thereon erected, situate, lying and being in the Borough and County of Queens, City and State of New York, bounded and described as follows: BEGINNING at a point on the Northerly side of 92nd Road, 164.03 feet Easterly from the corner formed by the intersection of the Northerly side on 92nd Road with the Easterly side of 168th Place; RUNNINGTHENCE Northerly at right angles to 92nd Road, 94.12 feet to land now or formerly of Henry L. and Daniel B. DeMilt; THENCE Easterly along said land, 24.66 feet to land now or formerly of the Estate of James Van Siclen; THENCE Southerly along last mentioned land, 44.30 feet; THENCE Westerly parallel with 92nd Road, 2.03 feet; THENCE Southerly at right •angles to 92nd Road, and part of the distance through a party wall, 51.34 feet to the Northerly side of92nd Road; THENCE Westerly along the Northerly side of 92nd Road, 20 feet to the point or place of BEGINNING. Premises known as 16849 92nd Road, Jamaica, New York DATED: May 19, 2010 Steven J. Baum, P.C., Attorney(s) For Plaintiff(s), 220 Northpointe Parkway Suite G, Amherst, NY 14228 The law firm of Steven J. Baum, P.C. and the attorneys whom it employs are debt collectors who are attempting to collect a debt. Any information obtained by them will be used for that purpose. ___________________________________________________________________

Marie L. Eloi-Stiven, MD PLLC. Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. Of State of NY (SSNY) on 10/6/09. Ofc in Queens Cty. SSNY designated agent of PLLC upon whom process against it maybe served. SSNY shall mail process to8615A 65 th Dr, Rego Park, NY 11374. Purpose: Medicine ___________________________________________________________________ M3K REALTY, LLC a domestic Limited Liability Company (LLC), filed with the Sec of State of NY on 5/5/10. NY Office location: Queens County. SSNY is designated as agent upon whom process against the LLC may be served. SSNY shall mail a copy of any process against the LLC served upon him/her to The LLC, c/o Darrin Schafer, 149-56 18th Ave., Whitestone, NY 11357. General Purposes. ___________________________________________________________________ File No.: 2009-805 CITATION THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK BY THE GRACE OF GOD, FREE AND INDEPENDENT TO: Public Administrator Queens County, Attorney General of New York State, heirs at law, next of kin, and distributees of Tomas Ibanez, deceased, if living, and if any of them be dead to their heirs at law, next of kin, distributees, legatees, executors, administra-

Notice is hereby given that an Order entered by the Civil Court, Queens County on 6/ 1/10, bearing Index Number NC-000394-10/QU, a copy of which may be examined at the Office of the Clerk, located at 89-17 Sutphin Boulevard, Jamaica, NY 11435, grants me (us) the right to: Assume the name of (First) Aneela (Last) Rana My present name is (First) Aneela (Last) Hussain aka Aneela Rana My present address is 139-03 88th Road, Jamaica, NY 11435 My place of birth is Pakistan My date of birth is March 04, 1992 ___________________________________________________________________ SUMMONS AND NOTICE OF OBJECT OF ACTION STATE OF NEW YORK SUPREME COURT: COUNTY OF QUEENS ACTION TO

Notice is hereby given that an Order entered by the Civil Court, Queens County on 6/ 1/10, bearing Index Number NC-000527-10/QU, a copy of which may be examined at the Office of the Clerk, located at 89-17 Sutphin Blvd., Jamaica, NY 11435, grants me the right to: Assume the name of (First) Isfa (Last) Mahsheeat My present name is (First) Zareen (Middle) Mahsheeat (Last) Isfa (infant) My present address is 87-40 165 th Street, #6R, Jamaica, NY 11432 My place of birth is Manhattan, NY My date of birth is January 19, 2010

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