May 25, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Community Calendar

Calendar of Events

Memorial Day May 28, 9:30 a.m., Bayside Hills Civic Association annual Memorial Day Observance at the mall, Bell Boulevard and 53rd Avenue. More...

UCCA Health Fair Offers Free Screenings, Giveaways More...

p u l p i t

All Saints More...

Seniors

Senior Transport Vans Idled For Lack of Funds, Gotbaum Charges

Transportation vans at some senior centers are sitting idle and not serving members because of a lack of operating funds resulting from Bloomberg mayoral administration budget cuts over the past several years, according to Public Advocate Betsy Gotba More...

Woodside Senior Center Honors Longtime Member

Woodside Senior Center Director Matthew Ancona (l.) and Advisory Council Board Vice President Carmelo Mallia presented Marjorie Cotton, a longtime center member, with a Certificate of Appreciation for her service to the center over many years during More...

Features

Joplin Retrospective Delights Hundreds

A retrospective of the life and works of Scott Joplin, whose ragtime music set tapping the feet of a generation, then faded into obscurity for most of the 20th century, was held at St. Michael More...

New Bison Hot Dogs Give Backyard BBQ A Twist

Am ericans are expected to eat 7 billion hot dogs between Memorial Day and Labor Day, with 150 million of them being consumed on July 4 alone. More...

Clean Air With Trees

Did you know that trees consume the carbon monoxide given off by cars and replace it with oxygen? More...

Bronx-Whitestone Bridge Rehab

After 18 months of preparation, a rehabilitation project that will make the Bronx-Whitestone Bridge lighter, quieter and more structurally sound will get underway after the Memorial Day weekend, Frank Pascual of MTA Bridges and Tunnels told the Borou More...

Mark 60th Anniversary Of WWII End

Borough President Helen Marshall marked the 60th anniversary of the end of World War II this past Monday, May 23, with a Memorial Day ceremony in the Veterans Memorial Garden in front of Borough Hall at 120-55 Queens Blvd. in Kew Gardens at 11 a.m. More...

Political Page

Miller Snares Queens Dems’ Mayoral Endorsement

Giving a major boost to City Council speaker Gifford Miller More...

Outraged Flushing Community Denounces Anti-Semitic Vandalism

Queens lawmakers denounced an outbreak of anti-Semitism and vandalism in the Electchester section of Flushing and called on police and the District Attorney for a full investigation and arrests. More...

Electing Hispanic As Mayor Of L.A. Could Boost Ferrer’s Chances In NYC

Mayor Michael Bloomberg More...

Book Review

‘Dodger Blue: The Championship Years’ DVD Debuts

Sh out! Factory of Los Angeles and Major League Baseball Productions, a division of Major League Baseball, have reached a three-year agreement under which Shout! Factory will release four Major League Baseball DVD titles per year. More...

Editorials

War Dead Warrant Respect Of All

Editorial

This coming Monday we will celebrate Memorial Day. For most of us the one-time Decoration Day is part of a three-day holiday that marks the start of summer. It More...

Letters

Use Designated Driver To The Editor: This Memorial Day, as we kick off the beginning of summer fun, let More...

Roving Photographer

By Rev. Austin H. Armitstead

“What thoughts cross your mind as you approach Memorial Day, 2005?” More...

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