April 20, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

McLaughlin Convenes On Property Tax Increases

Assemblymember Brian McLaughlin, Chairman of the Real Property Taxation Committee was joined by Assemblymembers Vito Lopez, Chairman of the Committee on Housing; Scott Stringer, Chairman of the Committee on Cities and Keith Wright (D,70 AD) at a publ More...

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Community Meetings Associations Apr. 26, 8 p.m., More...

Seniors

State Budget Contains Some Changes In Medicaid

Earlier this year, seniors and low-income families on Medicaid must have been worried, as Governor George Pataki was talking about cutting $1.1 billion out of the state healthcare program for the poor. More...

English As A Second Language Classes Just For Seniors

There are 375,000 seniors in Queens, according to the city Department for the Aging (DFTA), many of whom don More...

Star Journal

WPA Gardens Feed Queens Residents In April 1936

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

Council Approves Major Bayside Rezoning

A rezoning proposal covering 380 blocks in Bayside and designed to make one of the borough More...

Vallone’s NYPD Hearing Shows Maturity, Independence Of First Term Limits City Council

Four years ago, many fears were expressed that those seeking election to the City Council for the first time under Term Limits would be doing the city a disservice. More...

On the brief side...

Memorial To Archbishop Iakovos Proposed

City Councilmember Peter Vallone Jr. has proposed a permanent memorial honoring Archbishop Iakovos be built in Astoria honoring Iakovos More...

Restaurant of the Week

I Love New York Ham ‘N Eggery Diner

Enter a by-gone era and partake of a slice of Americana when you visit the New York Ham More...

Features

Olympics Are Catalyst For NYC Transformation

Co mpetition for the 2012 Olympics is at a level that has never been approached before, Andrew Kimball, NYC2012 director of operations, told the Queens Borough Board last Monday. More...

Queens Borough Libraries Continue Expansion

The Central branch of the Queens Borough Public Library will soon begin a major improvement program designed to double the amount of space devoted to children in the library. By the end of 2007, a Children More...

Plan Announced To End 30 Years Of Flooded Basements

A plan to end a serious sewage flooding crisis that has plagued East Elmhurst homeowners for 30 years was announced last week by Congressmember Joseph Crowley and state Senator John Sabini. More...

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