February 11, 2004 RSS feed / Front Page

Community Calendar

Calendar of Events

Community Meetings
Associations

Feb. 12, 7:30 p.m., sharp, United Forties Civic; St. Teresa More...

Jazz Jam

Guitarist Keith "The Captain" Gamble will present Jazz Jam Has Blues at the LaGuardia Performing Arts Center on Feburary 27. Call 718-482-5060 for further information. More...

Restaurant of the Week

Dazzling View And Four-Star Menu Are RiverView Draws

RiverView Restaurant and Lounge is located in the Avalon, a high-rise apartment building in Long Island City literally at the water More...

Editorials

Editorial

Lawmakers, Con Ed Act In Wake Of Electricity Death

In the four weeks since doctoral student Jodi Lane was electrocuted after coming in contact with an electrified street plate in Manhattan, Consolidated Edison reports that it has found stray voltage coming from 110 pieces of electrical equipment in p More...

Letters

No Amnesty For Aliens

The National Border Patrol Council has a Web site, www.noamnesty.com, where they give many reasons as to why amnesty should not be given to illegal aliens. More...

Roving Photographer

"What is special about the Astoria community in western Queens?" More...

District Managers, Museum Heads Blast Budget Cuts

Discretionary funds for the city Department for the Aging and funding for the Queens Zoo have been fully restored, Borough President Helen Marshall told a panel of elected officials and an audience of representatives of agencies, community boards and More...

Police Investigation Of Abduction Attempt Ongoing

City Councilmember James Gennaro said he spoke with police officials at the 107th Precinct the day after the attempted abduction of a 15-year-old Kew Gardens Hills girl last Saturday night and is confident that every effort is being made to apprehend More...

Political Page

Ion politics

Manton Warns If Dean Loses In Wisconsin, Queens Dems Will Dump Him

Queens Democratic Leader Tom Manton says that his party organization is still on board with support for Howard Dean More...

DA Brown Briefs Elected Officials

Queens District Attorney Richard A. Brown today briefed City, State and Federal elected officials from Queens, including City Public Advocate Betsy Gotbaum and Borough President Helen M. More...

On the brief side...

Hearing On Tax

A hearing on the inequities of real estate taxes paid by co-op and condo owners, which result in higher payments than those paid by private homeowners, has been scheduled for the City Council Finance Committee today at 9:30 a.m. at City Hall. More...

Seniors

Senior Spotlight

Kerry Getting Major Boost From Veterans In Primary Wins

Suddenly the veterans vote has become an important factor in the Democratic presidential primaries and is expected to play a major role in the general election if United States Senator John Kerry opposes President George W. Bush in November. More...

Gioia, Senior, Advocates

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Features

Locals Will Preview

Queens Center Mall In March

With the Queens Center Mall expansion nearing its completion, mall officials said there will be a big public preview during the last weekend in March. More...

Funds Being Sought To

Reopen The Statue Of Liberty

L egend has it that ships coming into New York Harbor carrying some of the nearly 12 million immigrants who entered the United States between 1886 and 1954 always listed to port--all the passengers coming to the New World crowded the left rail to see More...

Pharmacies ‘Gouging’ Consumers on Rx Drug Purchases, Council Survey Finds

Councilman Eric Gioia, at microphone, recently released an investigation finding that pharmacies are charging New Yorkers vastly different prices for prescription drugs. More...

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