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Second Courier ‘Power Breakfast’ informs seniors
Second Courier ‘Power Breakfast’ informs seniors
Networking Events Melissa Chan 5/08/2012 at 12:00PM

Seniors looking for another leg up in the extensive world of elder law got a second boost of knowledge during a recent Courier-hosted lecture. During a “Power Breakfast” — the second one hosted by The Courier this year — held on May 4 at North Shore Towers in Floral Park, Ann-Margaret Carrozza, an elder law [...]

Pols argue over whose co-op/condo legislation is best
Pols argue over whose co-op/condo legislation is best
News Melissa Chan 4/17/2012 at 4:05PM

A coalition of co-op and condo owners in northeast Queens had one message for its elected officials after arguments erupted over whose bill was best: no more lip service. “What you see is the dysfunction in Albany. This isn’t a Republican-Democrat issue. It’s about homeowners who don’t want to be pushed out of their homes,” [...]

Their love is like an ocean
Their love is like an ocean
News Melissa Chan 2/13/2012 at 12:15PM

Melissa Molfetas and Billy Pardue can never look at a beach in the same way again. Before the currents of love brought the pair to North Shore Towers (NST), it was on sandy shores, in crashing sapphire waves, where the two began to fall in love. In 2008, Molfetas and Pardue served in the U.S. [...]

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. [...]

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 [...]