December 17, 2003 RSS feed / Front Page

St. Joseph’s Hospital Hurting, Trying To Avert Closing

St. Joseph More...

Kew Gardens Hills Gets Ready, Willing & Able Treatment

City Councilmember James Gennaro believes that the area of Main Street in Kew Gardens Hills deserves immaculate streets, so on Monday a plan he conceived was set in motion to attain that goal. More...

Community Calendar

Calendar of Events

Season

Dec. 18, Holiday Luncheon, Dec. 22, Melodians Holiday Music, Forest Hills Community House Senior Center; 718-699-1010. More...

State Troopers Are Looking For Applicants

The New York State Trooper exam is coming up March 6, 13, 20, 27, 2004. More...

Restaurant of the Week

Restaurant

Of The WeekTutto Bene Restaurant Is Everyone

Tutto Bene, meticulously run for 24 years by Peter Cussumano, is a charming little restaurant in a quiet area of Forest Hills on Metropolitan Avenue, where parking is a snap. More...

Seniors

Senior Spotlight

Seniors Urged To Get Flu Shots, But They May Be Hard To Find

We said it last, week, and we More...

Woodside Seniors

Honor Gioia

Members of the Woodside Senior Center kicked off the Christmas season with a party at Riccardo More...

Features

Santa Comes To 114th Pct. Despite Blizzard

Some 85 children and their mothers braved a blizzard last Saturday morning to attend the annual 114th Precinct Community Council Christmas party at Astoria World Manor. More...

City Takes Ownership

Of Bowne House

When John Bowne defied Dutch Governor Peter Stuyvesant in 1662 and invited Quakers to hold their banned services in his home, freedom of religion took root in Flushing. More...

Marshall, School Officials Hold Hearings $13.1 B Education Plan

A wide cross-section of Queen More...

Astoria Lawmakers Blast Power Plant Proposal

In an all-out assault against proposed new power plant in their district, Astoria lawmakers said the area is already inundated with them. More...

Flushing Lawmakers, DoE Request New School

The campaign by three Flushing lawmakers to get more school space in downtown Flushing made some progress last week when a meeting was arranged for them in early January with the president of the School Construction Authority, William Goldstein. More...

Con Edison Donates To Learning Institute

Continuing with its long-standing commitment to children and education, Con Edison generously donated $1,000 to the New York Child Learning Institute, a school for children with autism. More...

A Christmas Invitation

A musical program entitled A Christmas Invitation: Come Just As You Are, will presented by the St. Margaret More...

Political Page

Ion politics

Locals Launch Major Campaign Against Astoria Power Plant

Not since the state Power Authority announced plans several years ago to build two mini power plants in Long Island City has such energy opposition been marshaled in Astoria to oppose plans to build a major power plant financed with Liberty Bonds, wh More...

Maloney ‘Made A Difference’ In 2003

Citing her record as "a tireless advocate for women More...

Call For Secure Voting

State Senator John Sabini joined United States Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton, l., and other public officials on Dec. 11 to call for secure electronic voting in upcoming elections. More...

Editorials

Editorial

Barring Anti-war Nations From
Iraq Bids Was Just Decision

The policy announced last week by the Pentagon that French, German and Russian companies would be barred from competing for $18.6 billion in contracts for the reconstruction of Iraq should not have come as any surprise to those countries. More...

Letters

Save With STAR

As Chairman of the Assembly Real Property Tax Committee, I know that many of our homeowners have not yet taken advantage of the STAR (School Tax Relief) program. More...

Hussein’s Capture A Great Victory, But Only Future Will Tell Real Meaning

Saddam Hussein More...

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