February 18, 2004 RSS feed / Front Page

Community Calendar

Calendar of Events

Community Meetings
Associations

Mar. 4, 7:30 p.m., United Community Civic; Augustana Lutheran Church, 69-05 Ditmars Blvd., Astoria Heights. More...

SJU Players In ‘Noises Off’

St. John More...

Editorials

Editorial

Response Time Lags Put Lives, Property In Peril

Last week, Assemblymember Brian McLaughlin pointed out that Queens has the lowest fire response rate of all five boroughs. Response time during the past six months was 16 seconds More...

Letters

Seeks Firefighter Memorial $

As previously reported, Christopher Santora was the youngest firefighter to have died at the World Trade Center, Sept. 11, 2001. He returned to join his company after having spent a tour of duty. More...

Roving Photographer

"What book have you read recently that moved you?" More...

Political Page

Ion politics

Day Of Decision For Dean And Queens Dems? Time To Join Kerry Team

With signs pointing to the inevitability of United States Senator John Kerry being named the Democrats More...

Working For Small Business In Queens

Congressmember Carolyn Maloney, asserting that partnerships between schools of higher education and local businesses are great for a community More...

On the brief side...

DEP Warns Of

Residents of Middle Village, Ridgewood, Maspeth and Glendale have been warned to beware of imposters posing as Department of Environmental Protection or "water department" employees. More...

Seniors

Senior Spotlight

AARP Wants Medicare Law Change So Fed Gov. Can Negotiate Rx Prices

The American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) wants Congress to amend the new Medicare law to authorize the federal government to negotiate prescription drug prices directly with pharmaceutical manufacturers and thus reduce the amounts that seni More...

Gioia, Senior, Advocates

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Features

SBS Commissioner Walsh

Hails Sunnyside Potential

Speaking before attendees at the Sunnyside Chamber of Commerce February luncheon, Commissioner Robert Walsh of the city Department of Small Business Services (SBS) said his agency has been busy since the last time he attended and addressed a chamber More...

Marshall Appointed To Airport Bd.

Queens Borough President Helen Marshall has been appointed to a new Airport Advisory Board as part of the new lease agreement between the city and the Port Authority (PA) for the operation of JFK and LaGuardia Airports. More...

Promotion Policy Draws Praise, Pans At SB 30

Community School District 30 Superintendent Dr. Philip Composto said letters were sent on January 31 to parents of third-grade students whose promotion to fourth grade is in doubt. More...

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