August 21, 2002 RSS feed / Front Page

Community Calendar

Calendar of Events

Community Meetings

Aug. 26, 8 p.m., Whitestone Community VFW Post 4787, 19-12 149th St., Whitestone; 746-0540. More...

The Federation of Italian American

Organizations of Queens, Inc. presents
ITALIAN NIGHTS 2002
Now to August 28, 7:30 to 10:30 p.m.,

204-2444, Athens Square Park, 30th Street and 30th Avenue, Astoria, weather permitting. More...

Public Service Announcements

Astoria Performing Arts Center, seeking actors, male in 20 More...

Restaurant of the Week

Gazette

Restaurant
Of The WeekEl Olivo Offers Enchanted Evenings

For seven years, Riccardo Agayo has been welcoming guests for a taste of sunny Spain right here in Astoria. More...

Editorials

Editorial

Escapes Bring Folklore To Life
In the Big Rock Candy Mountains All the jails are made of tin And you can walk right out again

Just as soon as you go in. More...

Letters

Kids Drinking On Decline

A nationwide study released this summer shows continued good news in the fight against underage drinking. More...

Op—ed

A Time to Remember And Reflect

Next month, New York City will observe the one-year anniversary of the attack on the World Trade Center. Thousands of people from around the world, including relatives of those lost on September 11, have made suggestions about this commemoration. More...

Political Page

Addabbo Bill Honors 9/11 Dead With Plaques

A bill to commemorate the victims of the September 11 terrorist attacks by placing memorial tablets below the street signs where the victims once resided was introduced in the City Council last week by Councilmember Joseph Addabbo Jr. (D More...

India Celebrates Independence Day

Councilmember Peter Vallone Jr. joined members of the City Council and members of the Indian community at City Hall to celebrate India's 55th Independence Day on August 15. More...

On the brief side...

Weiner

Congressmember Anthony Weiner (D-Queens/Brooklyn) has succeeded in getting $49.4 million in renewed funding for the COPS (Community Oriented Policing Services) program, he announced last week. More...

Seniors

Older New York City Population At Risk For West Nile Virus

Older adults are at risk of contracting the West Nile virus, said a city health official, so they should be more alert than others in attempting to avoid getting bitten by an infected mosquito. More...

Gallagher Honors Seniors

Councilman Dennis P. Gallagher (R/C, Middle Village) recently visited the Glenridge Senior Citizen Multi Service Center in Ridgewood, to honor them on the occasion of their 29th Anniversary. More...

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