North Shore Towers

From ‘All My Children’ to the big screen
From ‘All My Children’ to the big screen
News Queens Courier Staff 12/19/2012 at 5:13PM

By Fred Chernow Annette Mauer grew up in Cleveland. After graduating Cleveland Heights High School, she enrolled in Western Reserve University, where she joined the Cleveland Playhouse. Not long after that, she met and married Irving Mauer. When he became an orthopedic surgeon they moved to New York City. Two little girls completed the family [...]

Health Expo offers tips on staying healthy, financial fitness
Health Expo offers tips on staying healthy, financial fitness
Health Maggie Hayes 12/07/2012 at 7:12AM

North Shore Towers residents and other guests excitedly ventured around Towers on the Green, visiting each and every vendor offering advice on how to improve their quality of life. The Queens Courier’s annual Health & Financial Fitness Expo, held Friday, November 30, featured dozens of different business representatives from a variety of industries. After attendees [...]

Get your finances in top shape
News Cristabelle Tumola 11/21/2012 at 1:09PM

The word fitness is typically used to describe a person’s physical health, but financial fitness is also important for well-being. The Queens Courier’s Health & Financial Fitness Expo on Friday, November 30, will feature both — and show how you can keep them in top shape. At the event, sponsored by the North Shore Towers, [...]

Their language of love is dance
Their language of love is dance
News Sean P. Quigley 2/13/2012 at 12:19PM

Nelson and Madalyn Avila met each other in 1988. At the time, Madalyn was an elementary school teacher. Nelson — an international tango star — was performing on Broadway with the smash hit “Tango Argentino,” which introduced much of America to classic Argentine tango for the first time. He was also touring Europe, South America, [...]

Towers residents loved the show
Towers residents loved the show
North Shore Towers David Beltran 1/19/2012 at 5:06PM

“Oy vey!” It was quite a night in the VIP Room on January 13 as many “yentes” came out to see Dr. Diane Cypkin, professor of media and communication arts atPaceUniversity, salute and sing the songs of Molly Picon —considered by many as the first lady of Yiddish theatre. The concert, which began at 8 [...]

Bringing an icon to life
Bringing an icon to life
North Shore Towers Melissa Chan 1/19/2012 at 5:04PM

College professor by day and entertainer by night, Diane Cypkin brings nostalgia, harmony and history with her to every performance. Born in a displaced persons camp in Munich, Germany after the war, Cypkin grew up in a Yiddish-speaking home. Now inBrightonBeach, Brooklyn, her shtick is making sure the story of well-loved entertainer Molly Picon — [...]

NORTH SHORE TOWERS FEBRUARY EVENTS LISTING
North Shore Towers Queens Courier Staff 1/12/2012 at 5:52PM

Queens Museum of Art Flushing Meadows-Corona Park Queens, N.Y. 11368 www.queensmuseum.org               ArtAccess presents Masala Bhangra Workout for Families Affected by Autism on Saturday, February 18 from 3 to 4 p.m. at an offsite location at 89-11 Merrick Boulevard in Jamaica.  With this workout, the entire family can enjoy the traditional Indian dance Bhangra [...]

‘Spiel’ was tons of laughs
‘Spiel’ was tons of laughs
North Shore Towers Queens Courier Staff 1/12/2012 at 5:47PM

The Migdal Chapter of Hadassah at North Shore Towers (NST) recently put on a special Chanukah play. Called a “spiel,” the play drew in a standing-room only crowd in the Coleridge Lounge on December 22. It was written and directed by Carolyn Dinofsky, chapter president, and comically combined elements of Jewish history and NST parody. [...]

BEHIND THE BOARD MEMBER: Herb Cooper, Capital Improvements Committee Chair
BEHIND THE BOARD MEMBER: Herb Cooper, Capital Improvements Committee Chair
North Shore Towers Melissa Chan 12/27/2011 at 9:07AM

Board member Herb Cooper can say he aimed for the stars and landed on the moon. Prior to his life at North Shore Towers (NST), the 84-year-old electrical engineer worked for several major engineering corporations before launching his own company 43 years ago. The company, Cooper said, designs and manufactures electronics for industrial control systems, [...]

Chimney work completed – under budget
Chimney work completed – under budget
North Shore Towers Melissa Chan 12/27/2011 at 9:04AM

The five-month long project to replace North Shore Towers’ key chimney was recently completed. The smokestack — in operation for close to 40 years — had become heavily corroded over time, said Board member Herb Cooper, who is also chair of the Capital Improvements Committee. “We knew for many years that there was a problem [...]