August 27, 2003 RSS feed / Front Page

Community Calendar

Calendar of Events

Community Meetings

Sept. 8, 8 p.m., Jackson Heights Neighborhood Assn.; Atonement Lutheran Church Basement Meeting Room, 87th Street. More...

Nature Up Close

And Personal At APEC

Visitors will enjoy a variety of exhibits and a chance to see nature up close and personal at the Alley Pond Environmental Center (APEC) mini-zoo and aquarium, 228-06 Northern Blvd., Douglaston from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday to Saturday. More...

Summer Hours At

Queens Museum Of Art

The Queens Museum of Art is open Wednesday to Sunday 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. during August. More...


Senior Spotlight

A major lung operation for people over 65 suffering from severe emphysema, which presently costs $60,000, will henceforth be paid for by Medicare as part of a member More...

Follow ‘Keep Cool’ Tips During Hot Summer Days

Based on predictions of high temperatures and high humidity creating conditions that can be particularly dangerous for seniors, the city Department for the Aging (DFTA) has issued a "stay cool" advisory for the elderly population in New Yor More...


Housing, Parks Coming

To Rockaways

"We have to give up the dream that the Rockaways will be all hotels and amusement parks," Jonathan Gaska, Community Board 14 district manager, testified in land use hearings at Borough Hall. More...

Gennaro Calls For Action

At Deadly Intersection

In response to the recent fatal accident at the intersection of 73rd Avenue and Main Street in Kew Gardens Hills, City Council Member James F. More...

Fire Destroys

Sunnyside Businesses
Photo Anthony Lombardo

Fire gutted a row of seven stores in Sunnyside last Thursday afternoon, halting traffic on the Number 7 elevated line and snarling traffic on a 10-block stretch of Queens Boulevard. The cause of the blaze was undetermined at press time. More...

Mayor Expected To Sign Flushing BID Bill

Creation of a Business Improvement District (BID) for Downtown Flushing, expected to received final approval from Mayor Michael Bloomberg, will enhance the quality of life in that area and will unlock "the enormous potential we have in Flus More...

Political Page

Ion politics

Will Top State Court Settle Jennings Case? More...

Anti-Graffiti Group

Adopts 2 Buildings

City Councilmember Tony Avella (l.) and North Shore Anti-Graffiti Volunteers Ariel and Stephen Kavaseno recently adopted two commercial locations at 150th Street and 14th Avenue, Whitestone. More...

Restaurant of the Week


Of The WeekPorto Bello Offers
Great Food In A Casual Setting

On any given night at Porto Bello, conveniently located in the LaGuardia Shopping Center, you More...


Blackout Points Up Need

For Industry Change

The lights are on, however tenuously in some areas, and now the finger pointing begins. More...



Once again I have to thank you from the bottom of my heart. Your paper and you are the greatest. We all appreciate your fantastic article "Trees Grow In Jackson Heights" [Aug. More...

Putting First Things First

Eric Gioia

I was born and raised here, and it More...

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