April 4, 2001 RSS feed / Front Page

Community Calendar

Community Meetings

Apr. 5, 5:30 p.m., Administrative Committee of the Board of Trustees of the Queens Borough Public Library, formal conference room, 89-11 Merrick Blvd., Jamaica; 990-0700. More...

Ballet Hispanico

On Saturday, April 28th at 3 and 8 p.m. and Sunday, April 29th at 3 p.m., as part of the Keyspan Foundation Dance Series, Ballet Hispanico will appear at Queens Theatre in the Park. More...

Seniors

Lower-Priced Drugs Available Online

The army of seniors who are hurting badly from the high cost of prescription drugs can now turn to the Internet for relief. More...

Crowley Awards Medal To WWII Vet

Congressmember Joseph Crowley awarded the Philippine Liberation Medal of Honor to Harry P. McKenna last month. McKenna served in the army during World War II from November 13th 1942 until he was honorably discharged on February 14th 1946. More...

The Eagle Has Landed Photo courtesy Paul J. Krupin

NY Yankees batting practice manager Nick Testa (left), American Eagle Foundation trainer Al Cecere, and NY Yankees batting coach Gary Denbo (right). More...

Political Page

Lafayette’s Bill Fights Auto Insurance Fraud

Rampant fraud could be leading to huge car insurance increases for motorists in Queens and the rest of the city, but there More...

Mayor Tries To Eliminate Loophole From Law Banning Topless Bars

Having failed to achieve the level of success he anticipated in closing sex shops and go-go bars in residential areas, Mayor Rudolph Giuliani is seeking to amend the original sex establishment zoning law by closing the loopholes that are rendering th More...

Kearney Holds Fundraiser

At a recent fundraiser for Michael Kearney, second left, candidate for the City Council in the 26th District, he was joined with, from l. to r., Maureen Lynch, Assemblymember Cathy Nolan and Lilly Gavin of Dazies Restaurant More...

Editorials

Roving Photographer

By Rev. Austin H. Armitstead More...

Editorial

School Bus Seat Belts Long Overdue

We fail to see the logic in requiring automobile drivers and their passengers, including children, to use seat belts whenever a car is in motion, while at the same time this safety device is not mandated for children riding on school buses. More...

Letters

Hate Crime Bill Is Useless

From the first time that some politician proposed a hate bill, I questioned his reason. Since we have so many similar bills on the books, why add another before enforcing the existing ones? More...

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