North Shore Towers

Bob Ricken honored as a ‘King of Queens’
Bob Ricken honored as a ‘King of Queens’
North Shore Towers Jessica Lyons 12/08/2011 at 5:27PM

North Shore Towers Board President Bob Ricken was one of 35 honorees at The Queens Courier’s recent fourth annual “King of Queens” event, which recognized leaders in the borough from a variety of fields. While Ricken might have at first been unsure about accepting the award, he said he eventually did so because of the [...]

Dancing in a winter wonderland
Dancing in a winter wonderland
North Shore Towers Melissa Chan 12/07/2011 at 6:02PM

The cold December weather did little to discourage Towers residents from celebrating the start of the holiday season, as they danced to warm up during the North Shore Tower’s Country Club’s “Winter Get Together” event. On Friday, December 2, party-goers enjoyed a buffet of appetizers, open bar, desserts and a night of music and dancing [...]

Country Club holds open meeting to update members
Country Club holds open meeting to update members
North Shore Towers Jessica Lyons 11/30/2011 at 4:24PM

Country Club members gathered in the VIP Room in November for an open meeting to update them on finances and activities. Near the beginning of the meeting, Board president Bob Ricken encouraged members to join the Country Club Committee. “It’s one thing to be in the Country Club,” Ricken said. “It’s another thing to be [...]

Gym Tour Held to Encourage Use of Facilities at North Shore Towers
Gym Tour Held to Encourage Use of Facilities at North Shore Towers
North Shore Towers Jessica Lyons 11/23/2011 at 12:38PM

The Gym, Aerobics and Pool (GAP) Committee held a gym tour in November to try to encourage usage of this amenity by making it seem less intimidating. “The key purpose of today is to help familiarize you with the many options available to you as a Country Club member,” said GAP Committee Chair Shelley Sander. [...]

North Shore Towers residents give back
North Shore Towers residents give back
North Shore Towers Alexa Altman 11/22/2011 at 2:37PM

Every year around this time, as friends and family gather for the holiday season, we are reminded of the things that make us truly blessed. There is a sense of goodness towards mankind that sweeps through the air, a feeling that many residents of North Shore Towers keep throughout the year. In honor of the [...]

Uncontested Board Election
North Shore Towers Jessica Lyons 6/02/2011 at 12:00AM

Although North Shore Towers shareholders will still need to cast their votes for the Board of Directors, the results have already been decided due to an uncontested election. Board incumbents Phyllis Goldstein, Murray Lewinter, Phil Plafker and Bob Ricken will each serve another two-year term. The other members of the Board are Herb Cooper, Mort [...]

NST Personnel Trained on New Communication System
North Shore Towers 6/02/2011 at 12:00AM

As North Shore Towers prepares to launch its new communication system through the MyBuilding software program, training has been taking place and an “early enrollment” will soon be taking place for some residents. Management and lobby personnel received initial training in May. As with a typical systems rollout, during the training some “kinks” were identified. [...]

Ceremony Remembers Victims of the Holocaust
North Shore Towers Jessica Lyons 6/02/2011 at 12:00AM

As North Shore Towers hosted its annual Yom Hashoah, or Holocaust memorial event recently, the victims were remembered while survivors were encouraged to share their stories. “All we know for certain is that we have a duty to remember for the sake of those who perished so that they may not be forgotten, for the [...]

Little League Celebrates Season Opening
North Shore Towers 6/02/2011 at 12:00AM

The Jamaica Estates-Holliswood-Briarwood Little League celebrated the beginning of the new season with an opening parade on Saturday, April 30. North Shore Towers is sponsoring one of their teams, the Pittsburgh Pirates. “There [are] so many lessons to learn in Little League. It’s a great experience for the kids,” said Councilmember Mark Weprin. “To all [...]

Welcoming Breakfast Held for New Country Club Members
North Shore Towers 6/02/2011 at 12:00AM

About 90 new members of the Country Club recently gathered for a welcoming breakfast in the VIP Room where they had a chance to mingle and learn more about what North Shore Towers has to offer. “It’s really great to see so many new faces,” Country Club Committee Chair Phil Plafker said during the Saturday, [...]