August 31, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Community Calendar

Calendar of Events

9/11

Sep. 11, 9 a.m., Latin Mass in remembrance of firefighters and police, Chapel, St. John More...

Seniors

Proposal On S.S. Private Accounts Shunts Aside Bush’s Plan

An influential Republican in the House of Representatives is preparing a plan to create private accounts in the Social Security system, but it More...

Features

R2A Zoning Gets Mixed Reception

The Queens Borough President More...

Gianaris Applauds Power Plant Emissions Pact

A preliminary agreement by officials of nine states in the Northeastern United States to hold greenhouse gas emissions from power plants at current levels and reduce them by 10 percent by 2020 drew praise from Assemblymember Michael Gianaris, who has More...

Strike At U.S. Open Averted After Bargaining Session

A strike by the Ticket Sellers union against the United States Tennis Association (USTA) that could have disrupted the U.S. More...

Editorials

Labor Day Hails Workers, Marks End Of Summer Editorial

Labor Day is unique among holidays, according to Samuel Gompers, American Federation of Labor (AFL) founder and longtime president. "Labor Day...is devoted to no man, living or dead, to no sect, race, or nation," Gompers declared. More...

New MTA Security Measures Are Welcome

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority last Tuesday allocated $212 million for a new security system that will feature 1,000 cameras and 3,000 sensors deployed throughout more than 700 subway and commuter rail stations. More...

Letters

Talk To Teens About Drinking To The Editor:

Contrary to public perception, most underage students do not drink. The 2003 National Survey on Drug Use and Health indicates 71 percent of adolescents, 12-20 years old, do not drink. More...

Star Journal

Crime, Teen Gangs Roused Concern In Sept. ‘59

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

Copyright 1999-2018 The Service Advertising Group, Inc. All rights reserved.