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Some things are more New York than others:
In todays modern campaign hype, it is essential that one
conveys connection to community. And so Rick Lazio and Company have labored hard
A recent morning in an attempt to confirm Lazios appearance in
Queens, we had occasion to call the headquarters of New Yorkers for Lazio and
Long distance? No! Its just a new Manhattan exchange that makes you feel like you are reaching someone on the other side of the map.
Somehow we wonder why the Congressman could not have used some influence to get an exchange for his campaign headquarters that would convey New York.
Hillary has.Better Late...
The best things come to those who wait even newspapers.
In the week prior to the publication of the Blue Book, the Tribunes official guide to the borough of Queens, a formal letter was sent out to the boroughs community boards requesting a complete listing of all civic and block associations located in their respective areas.
Most sent the information in immediately, though some of the listings were disorganized or appeared incomplete.
Yet on Oct. 11 Community Board 3, headed by District Manager Giovanna Reid, faxed the Tribune one of the most comprehensive and organized lists, a nine-page record that included not only civic and block organizations, but tenant associations as well all in alphabetical order.
There was only one problem. The Blue Book hit the streets on Sept. 28, a good two weeks before the Boards fax.
Thanx! See ya next year!R-E-S-P-E-C-T
Haven't seen Queens comic Rodney Dangerfield since his staring role in Caddyshack? Well youll have your chance on Nov. 16 when he appears on the Tonight Show with Jay Leno plugging his film, My Five Wives which will be released on video on Nov. 15.
In real life, Dangerfield is married to only one wife of seven years, Joan Child, a California-based florist. Dangerfield had two children Brian and Melanie, with singer Joyce Indig who passed away. He spent his childhood growing up in Kew Gardens and graduated from Richmond Hill High School.
If you cant wait until November to get your of dose of laughter, visit Dangerfields official fan club online at rodney.com. Dangerfield offers an exclusive coupon on his site for 50 percent off his comedy club in Manhattan, Dangerfields.
The NYC club has helped launch the careers of many famous comics including Jim Carrey, Jerry Seinfeld, Sam Kinison, Roseanne, and Robert Townsend.
Although Dangerfield is approaching his 80s, he looks better than ever and seems up to date with the Internet. His site has phone answering machine messages you can copy if you dont like the sound of your own voice as well as a sampling of movie and audio clips.
If you dont have a computer, and want to see the man who can never get any respect, try renting some of his movies that span three decades of acting.
The heck with the Presidential debates and endless polls!
The ubiquitious convenience store, 7-11, has the answers with their own home-brewed opinion survey.
In September, at participating 7-11 stores in Queens, coffee drinkers were given the chance to choose their favorite presidential candidate along with their morning cup of joe.
Heres how it worked 7-11 offered three cups one for Al Gore, one for George Bush and one for no opinion.
Clerks at the stores kept track of each cup purchased with a computerized checkout scanner.
Here are the results for the 23 participating Queens stores:
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