April 6, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Community Calendar

Calendar of Events

Community Meetings Associations Apr. 7, 7:30 p.m., More...

Romeo & Juliet AT Q-PAC

The St. Petersburg Ballet Theatre, featuring some of the greatest ballet artists of all time, will present the dramatic and passionate Romeo and Juliet at the Queensborough Performing Arts Center (Q-PAC) on Sunday, April 10th at 3 p.m. More...

Seniors

Medicare Premium Due For Another Increase In 2006

The second quarter of 2005 has only just begun and already health officials in Washington have announced that the Medicare premium will go up by $11 a month for each member, to $89.20. More...

Miller And Vallone Visit Seniors

Councilmember Peter F. Vallone Jr. and Council Speaker Gifford Miller visited various senior centers throughout Astoria recently. Vallone and Miller were serenaded by this group of seniors at Raices Senior Center. More...

Features

Tributes To Pope Pour In; Vallone Going To Rome With Mayor For Funeral

As Roman Catholic churches throughout Queens held special services to commemorate the death of Pope John Paul II, Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced that former City Council Speaker Peter Vallone Sr. More...

Pope Hailed With Memorials, Masses, Condolence Books

To celebrate the life and work and commemorate the passing of Pope John Paul II, a Concelebrated Memorial Mass will be held at the Church of the Immaculate Conception, 29th Street and Ditmars Boulevard, Astoria, on Saturday, April 8 at 10:30 a.m. More...

Vallone Scholarship Fund Gets $25 K Donation

Vern Hill of Commerce Bank presented the Judge Charles J. Vallone Scholarship Fund with a check for $25,000 at a dinner-dance commemorating the 38th anniversary of the scholarship fund Saturday, April 2 at Riccardo More...

City Pays For Tree Damage Repairs

Residents of Queens neighborhoods take pride in the lush, handsome trees that beautify block after block, but for years they More...

Political Page

Ognibene Blasts Mayor & GOP Big; Ferrer Flub Still Hurts As Fields Gets Boost

Former Queens Councilmember Tom Ognibene, the insurgent Republican candidate against Mayor Michael Bloomberg in the GOP primary in September, lashed out at the mayor last week for hinting he might endorse Democrat Hillary Rodham Clinton in a future r More...

Miller Speaks At Dem Club Meeting photo by Stephen Moran

New York City Council Speaker Gifford Miller was the guest speaker at a recent meeting of the William Jefferson Clinton Democratic Club. More...

On the brief side... Weiner Attacks Wal-Mart Again

Congressmember Anthony Weiner (D More...

Editorials

Editorial

A little over a week ago Hiroshi Takagaki died trying to put out a fire that started when his younger brother, Koji, was smoking in bed in the Astoria apartment the two men shared. More...

Letters

Get Out Of UN To The Editor: Let me express my concern regarding the growing power of the UN [United Nations]. It was sold to us as a forum to prevent war, yet we now have UNICEF [United Nations International Children More...

Roving Photographer

JOAN CAVAGNOLA More...

Star Journal

Cold Easter And Hot Auto Sales Highlight April 1923

Ge t into a conversation with a long-time Queens resident and you%27re likely to discover a subscriber of the More...

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