August 24, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Community Calendar

Calendar of Events

9/11

Sep. 11, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., New York Aquarium/Maimonides Medical Center blood drive in observance of the fourth anniversary of 9/11, Education Hall, West 8th Street and Surf Avenue,Coney Island; 718-265-FISH. More...

Seniors

AMA Head Says Seniors Will Face Doctor Shortage

Dr. Duane Cady, board chairman of the American Medical Association (AMA) told a local medical society that doctors who treat older patients covered by the Medicare program are More...

Van Presented To FHCH Seniors

Queens Borough President Helen Marshall (l.) presented members of the Forest Hills Community House Senior Center with a new van outside the center on 62nd Drive on Tuesday, August 16. More...

Features

Those Most Trusted Attack Those Most Vulnerable

The Mount Sinai Sexual Assault and Violence Intervention (SAVI) Program wants increased community awareness to confront the lack of serious consequences for perpetrators of sexual violence. More...

Onorato: Volunteer Opportunities With Mount Sinai SAVI Program

State Senator George Onorato (D More...

Vallone Protests Graffiti Block Party

Withholding a permit for a block party is a violation of the First Amendment%27s guarantee of free speech, according to federal Judge Jed Rakoff of Manhattan. More...

Editorials

Holding Back, Teaching To Test Won’t Solve Problems Editorial

Late last month, Mayor Michael Bloomberg, with Schools Chancellor Joel Klein at his side, announced that following the success attendant upon holding students back in third and fifth grades, the New York City school system would henceforth follow a s More...

Letters

Hails Camarda To The Editor:

How delighted and proud I was to read about Charlie [Camarda], our home town hero, an aerospace engineer and one of the Discovery heroes. I am so proud of Charlie, who grew up in Queens, and who is a credit to his borough, his city, and his state. More...

Congressional Postal Reform: What’s In It For Consumers?

Op-ed With a major Postal Service reform bill now having passed the House of Representatives, debate over the legislation among big business, big labor and bean counters from various branches of government is focused on Senate and White House More...

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