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Queens Dems Endorse Kerry, Unite Behind His Bid To Become Party

After a series of would-be Democratic presidential contenders dropped out of the race for the presidential nomination, the Queens Democratic organization got behind United States Senator John Kerry, who has forged to the lead since the Iowa caucuses More...

On the brief side...

Vallone, Gianaris Get Ferry Service

Pressed by City Councilmember Peter Vallone Jr. and Assemblymember Michael Gianaris, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PA) is receiving bids to provide ferry service to LaGuardia Airport from Downtown Manhattan and back. More...

Queens Dems Plan Major Push For Kerry In Tuesday’s Primary

Although Queens Democrats only endorsed United States Senator John Kerry as their candidate for president on Monday, they More...

Editorials

Editorial

Primaries Point Up
Democratic Tradition

At this time in any election year, presidential primary contests are held in state after state, and many people regard them as of no consequence. It More...

Letters

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Roving Photographer

"What is your favorite flower?" More...

Padavan Joins Fight Against C.P. Import/Distribution

Center

State Senator Frank Padavan has added his voice to a campaign launched recently by City Councilmember Tony Avella and several community leaders to have the Bloomberg mayoral administration reconsider its approval of a wholesale distribution center at More...

Rally Against Flushing Airport Plan

City Councilmember Tony Avella (c.) and community leaders locked arms in opposition to the city Economic Development Corporation decision to build a large-scale wholesale import/export complex on the site of the former Flushing Airport. More...

Restaurant of the Week

Uncle Peter’s Continental Cuisine Offers Fine Dining

Behind an unassuming façade on Northern Boulevard in Jackson Heights, Uncle Peter More...

Seniors

Senior Spotlight

New Warnings, New Aids For Seniors Driving Cars Offered By AAA

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...

Valentine’s Day Flowers For Seniors

Councilmember Eric Gioia recently visited senior centers in Woodside, Ravenswood, and Maspeth, meeting friends and bringing smiles to center visitors. Gioia is pictured presenting flowers one of those seniors to celebrate Valentine More...

Features

Triboro Bridge Renovations Nearing Completion

With a new roadway bed fully in place on its Queens side from 26th Street to the Ward More...

Gianaris Asks State To Revoke Energy Permit For New Plant

Asserting that the permits Astoria Energy obtained for a 1,000-megawatt plant on Steinway Street are entirely different from what the company plans to build, Assemblymember Michael Gianaris is calling on state power officials to revoke the More...

Most Of BQE Upgrade To Be Completed By Sept.

According to a report from the office of Mark McClellan and Craig Ruyle, engineers from the New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT), most of the work on the massive Brooklyn-Queens Expressway Upgrade Project is on pace to be completed by More...

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