North Shore Towers

Street Talk: What is your New Year’s Resolution?
Street Talk: What is your New Year’s Resolution?
North Shore Towers Melissa Chan 12/20/2011 at 5:17PM

“My New Year’s resolution is to go back to the gym and start physically moving more than I have been. I just want to keep walking and keep moving.” Roz Sann “My New Year’s resolution is to do as much as I can to save the planet and work with politicians to pass environmental protection [...]

Year in Review: A look back on 2011 at NST
Year in Review: A look back on 2011 at NST
North Shore Towers Melissa Chan 12/20/2011 at 4:54PM

As Tower residents ring in the New Year, Board President Bob Ricken sat with the North Shore Towers Courier to reflect on the past year’s successes while looking ahead to the future of the co-op. For the third consecutive year, residents can relish in the fact that there will be no increases in maintenance or [...]

Board addresses 2012 budget
Board addresses 2012 budget
North Shore Towers Melissa Chan 12/20/2011 at 4:46PM

While Towers residents can expect shortfalls in the budget this year, the end of 2011 saw an excess of revenue over expenditures. “Budgeting is really not a true science. I would consider it more of an art,” said Mort Gitter, Board member and finance committee chair. “You can budget in a couple of ways. Over [...]

Officials inaugurate new ‘Courtesy Bus’
Officials inaugurate new ‘Courtesy Bus’
North Shore Towers Melissa Chan 12/20/2011 at 4:42PM

Towers residents now have a new set of wheels to take them round and round. In a ribbon-cutting ceremony on December 19, co-op officials inaugurated the new North Shore Towers Courtesy Bus and opened its doors to the community. The Courtesy Bus — which has been around for at least 20 years — mostly accommodates [...]

Crocheting for a cause
Crocheting for a cause
North Shore Towers Melissa Chan 12/20/2011 at 4:33PM

Winter winds may keep on howling, but hundreds of U.S. soldiers are warmer now thanks to the Towers’ Knit and Crochet Club. The group — 35 members strong — knits for a good cause. For the last four to five years, the North Shore knitters have fashioned and donated hundreds of yarned creations to U.S. [...]

Bringing fabric dolls to life
Bringing fabric dolls to life
North Shore Towers Melissa Chan 12/20/2011 at 4:21PM

Three women — donning deep purple-hued feathery dresses and gossipmonger smirks — make themselves home in Sylvia Landau’s apartment. The trio has spunk and attitude, only their stories are fiction and they’re made of fabric. “It’s where your imagination takes you,” Sylvia said. “When you’re in that mode, you just want to try everything. What [...]

Tower trees lit to kick off holiday season
Tower trees lit to kick off holiday season
North Shore Towers Queens Courier Photographers 12/09/2011 at 4:46PM

The night before Thanksgiving, North Shore Towers started to show its holiday cheer with a tree lighting event sponsored by Greenthal Property Sales. In addition to lighting the outdoor lights, residents enjoyed refreshments and took part in some holiday karaoke. To view more photos, see the North Shore Towers Courier’s December issue.

Diva tribute held in VIP Room
Diva tribute held in VIP Room
North Shore Towers Queens Courier Photographers 12/09/2011 at 4:26PM

Singer JC entered residents recently with her diva tribute on Friday, November 25 in the Country Club’s VIP Room. During the revue, JC performed songs made famous by Cher, Judy Garland, Barbara Streisand, Bette Midler, Celine Dion and Aretha Franklin, among others. To view more photos, see the North Shore Towers Courier’s December issue!  

Country Club hosts ‘Spooky Spectacular’ Halloween party
Country Club hosts ‘Spooky Spectacular’ Halloween party
North Shore Towers Queens Courier Photographers 12/09/2011 at 4:22PM

To help celebrate Halloween, the Country Club held its “Spooky Spectacular Halloween Party” on Friday, October 28. Party-goers were encouraged to come in costume and were able to enjoy food, drinks, live music and dancing. To view more photos, see the North Shore Towers Courier’s December issue!  

Meet the new editor of North Shore Towers Courier
Meet the new editor of North Shore Towers Courier
North Shore Towers Melissa Chan 12/09/2011 at 4:19PM

On my first assignment to North Shore Towers, I was greeted at the gate by a friendly concierge. He asked me if I had ever been here before — although my GPS and bewildered eyes had already answered for me. I said no, and he handed me a map, directions that went right over my [...]