November 6, 2002 RSS feed / Front Page

Community Calendar

Community Meetings

Nov. 10, 9:30 a.m., Jewish War Veterans Post 250; Rego Park Jewish Center, 97-30 Queens Blvd.; AX7-7711. More...

Much Ado

Gingerbread Players presents Shakespeare More...

Public Service Announcements

Catholic Charities Community Center, adult basic education classes, minimum 20 years old with the ability to speak, read and write some English, 23-40 Astoria Blvd.; 726-9790. More...

Seniors

Homeowner's exemption

Under a law signed recently by Mayor Michael Bloomberg, more people with disabilities will be able to qualify for a homeowner More...

Celebrates 90th Birthday

City Councilmember Tony Avella (l.) and State Senator Toby Stavisky (r.) honored Whitestone resident and community activist Al Cahn on the occasion of his 90th birthday with a City Council proclamation highlighting Cahn More...

Political Page

Gioia Probes City Contract Awards; Vallone Jr., Liu Seek Tougher Charge In Homicide Case

Why in early 2002 did the Department of Sanitation award a $4.2 million contract to a demolition company which was held responsible for a 1996 five-alarm fire that lasted for 10 hours and resulted in injuries to 26 firefighters at another one of its More...

Butler Named LIC Mayor

Former Assemblymember Denis Butler (l.), named Honorary Mayor of Long Island City for 2003 at the Greater Astoria Historical Society meeting Monday night, accepts the congratulations of his predecessor in office, Julian Wager. More...

Restaurant of the Week

Restaurant

Of The WeekVisit To Cafe Salamanca Is Like A Trip To Spain

Step into the garden-like dining room at Café Salamanca and you'll feel as if you're on one of the patios prevalent in Spain. Owner Justo Seoana has owned Café Salamanca, located on Northern Boulevard in Jackson Heights, for 18 years. More...

Editorials

Editorial

Vets Deserve Our Homage

The election held only yesterday demonstrates a fundamental principle of our democracy More...

Marijuana Is Riskier Than You Think

Nationwide, kids use marijuana more than all other illegal drugs combined. According to the 2001 Monitoring the Future survey, twice as many eighth graders have tried marijuana today compared to a decade ago, from 10. More...

Using Technology To Save Lives

In recent years, New York has made heartening progress in reducing the crime of domestic violence. More...

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