July 28, 2004 RSS feed / Front Page

Community Calendar

Calendar of Events

National Night Out Against Crime

Aug. 3, 5 to 8 p.m., 114th Police Precinct; Astoria Park, on the lawn between the bridges; 718-728-8763. More...

Restaurant of the Week

Bahar Purveys Authentic Afghan Cuisine

Bahar means "spring" in Farsi, one of the ancient languages spoken in Afghanistan, and spring, a season synonymous with freshness and renewal, will immediately come to mind when you taste the exotic flavors of Bahar More...

Seniors

Family Caregivers Get Help From City’s New Info Web Site

Taking advantage of a new nationwide effort which supports the growing number of unofficial caregivers assisting family and friends who are aging, sick or disabled, the city Department for the Aging has opened a new Web site which provides easy onlin More...

Queens Seniors Can Teach Tolerance

Although September seems far away, it is painfully close for some children who are afraid of being teased or ignored in school because they do not "fit in" or because of their ethnicity or physical appearance. More...

Features

2 Queens Groups Get Neighborhood Awards

Socrates Sculpture Park received one of two Community Development awards presented at the 2004 Neighborhood Development Achievement Awards program last Thursday at Gracie Mansion in Manhattan. More...

Renovated QCC Art Gallery Signals Ambitious Future

Queensborough Community College President Eduardo Marti last week proudly announced three major developments at a luncheon at the college More...

Sax Legend Illinois Jacquet Dies At 81

Illinois Jacquet, known to his peers as "Jacket," was a legendary tenor saxophonist who played with nearly every jazz and blues VIP of his time died July 22. He was 81. More...

Political Page

Ion politics

After a few days of furious politicking and partying, the Democrats will close out their presidential convention in Boston tomorrow night with a speech from the man of the hour, presidential candidate United States Senator John Kerry. More...

Intent To Sue Filed Against Exxonmobil

Marking their formal involvement, Councilmembers Eric Gioia (D-Queens) and David Yassky (D-Brooklyn) announced their filing of "notices of intent to sue" ExxonMobil and ChevronTexaco, pledging to join the suit later this year. More...

On th ebrief side...

Marshall Blasts Con Ed Gas Hike

A request from Con Edison for an increase in the price of gas would see average monthly bills in New York City rise by about $15, Queens Borough President Helen Marshall complained last week as she called for defeat of the proposa More...

Editorials

Editorial

Leave Admissions Standards To CUNY, SUNY Trustees

As generations of high school students have cause to know, the SATs (Scholastic Aptitude Tests) are a major hurdle that must be overcome before a college career can be considered. More...

Letters

Caffe Gets High Marks

Perhaps your readers would be interested in learning of some of the most recent accomplishments Caffe on the Green has achieved. More...

Roving Photographer

"So far this summer, what have you enjoyed doing?" More...

Star Journal

Gambling In Long Island City Explodes In July 1882

Get into a conversation with a long-time Queens resident and you More...

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