August 3, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Community Calendar

Calendar of Events

9/11

Sep. 12, 7 p.m., United Community Civic Association/Port Authority of NY & NJ, annual candlelighting ceremony; McManus Memorial Park, 81st Street and Grand Central Service Road, Astoria Heights. More...

Seniors

Medicare Turns 40, Poised For Greatest Expansion

Last Saturday, Medicare turned 40, and like many humans who reach that milestone, the program is entering one of its most dynamic and significant phases starting in January, as the new prescription drug coverage plan goes into effect. More...

Features

BigBellies™ Digest Trash On Steinway Street

Five large, green trash receptacles developed by Seahorse Power Company and known as More...

FIAO Holds 5 K Run

The Federation of Italian-American Organizations of Queens, Inc. is hosting its annual 5K Run to help fight drug abuse on Saturday August 6. More...

2 Staff Members Leave St. John’s Prep

At the end of the school year, the St. John More...

Political Page

Primary, General Election Races Set In Queens; Vallone Jr., Gallagher, Addabbo, Comrie Unopposed

At this moment, seven Queens city councilmembers running for re-election, all Democrats, are facing primary challenges on Primary Day, September 13, as they attempt to get on the ballot. More...

Editorials

Math Manual Mistakes Have Lasting Effects

Editorial

A new manual for teaching mathematics to second- and third-grade students in summer school has some teachers and school administrators at three schools in Queens and two in Brooklyn feeling as if they More...

Wal-Mart Is Under Siege In The Culture Wars

Op-ed

If a capitalist corporation gets to be a big success, it inevitably finds itself in the cross-hairs of leftist political activists who don More...

Letters

A Stadium With No Dome? To The Editor: I don More...

Star Journal

Johnson Signs Historic Voting Rights Act In August 1965

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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