July 16, 2003 RSS feed / Front Page

Community Calendar

Calendar of Events

Community Meetings
Community School Boards

July 24, Aug. 12, Sept. 9, Oct. 14, Nov. 11, Dec. 9, 8:30 p.m., District 30 calendar meeting, call for location and confirmation 718-777-4680. More...

Eyes Wide Open: The Evolution Of Widescreen Cinema Opens

July 18 At The American Museum of the Moving Image

The first Cinemascope movie, The Robe, premiered in September 1953, and its success changed the path of cinema. More...

Federation of Italian American

Organizations
ITALIAN NIGHTS 2003

July 16, Goliard Concerts, "The Joy of Sextets and Other Italian Opera Pleasures". More...

Restaurant of the Week

Restaurant

Of The WeekBoca Loca Offers Good Food, Light Atmosphere

This newly opened eatery is a cool and comfortable place to enjoy light, flavorful Italian fare. With summer upon us, palates turn to lighter meals that are big on flavor and Boca Loca ("crazy mouth") is just the ticket. More...

Editorials

Editorial

PD-FD Rivalry Risks Money, Lives

Last week a simmering feud between the two agencies charged with protecting the lives and property of New York City residents broke out again. More...

Letters

Full Story

Roving Photographer

"What would be your dream vacation?" More...

N Train Extension To LaG Scrapped

No tears were shed in Astoria over a reported decision by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) to derail the plan for extending the N train to LaGuardia Airport linking the airport with Manhattan. More...

Political Page

I on politics

Petitions Show 6 Of 8 Council Seats Challenged

Nominating petitions for aspirants in the Democratic Party races for city council have been submitted to the Board of Elections. They indicate that six of the eight councilmembers from Queens may be facing a challenge for nominations to run More...

Photo

‘Fun In The Sun’ For Local Pols Assemblymember Michael Gianaris and City Councilmember Eric Gioia enjoyed the annual Astoria “Fun in the Sun” street festival with members of th More...

On the brief side...

Awning Moratorium Signed

With City Councilmember Hiram Monserrate looking on, Mayor Michael Bloomberg signed legislation which provides a six-month moratorium on summonses for illegal awning signs. More...

Seniors

Senior Spotlight

Glendale Street Renamed For Vietnam Vet Org. More...

Wedding Bells Ring

Constance Bixby, a resident of Queens Boulevard Extended Care Facility, 61-11 Queens Blvd., Woodside, Queens became Mrs. Robert Somers on Monday, June 16. More...

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