September 28, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Community Calendar

Calendar of Events

Columbus Day

Oct. 9, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Atria Senior Center Columbus Day Concert with Dino Rosi, 117-01 84th Ave., Kew Gardens. More...

Seniors

Weprin Holds ‘Safety In A Disaster’ Program

In what City Councilmember David Weprin hopes will be the forerunner to helping seniors prepare for any emergency disaster, tomorrow the American Red Cross in Greater New York will hold a free program designed to teach seniors the appropriate safety More...

Gianaris Appreciates Seniors

The Senior Appreciation Day festivities were held by Assemblymember Michael Gianaris recently in Astoria and Long Island City senior centers. The special week, held from September 12 to 18 More...

Editorials

Property Tax Hike Hits Homeowners Hardest

Homeowners of one-, two- and three-family houses in New York City may face a 4.3 percent hike in the property taxes they pay, according to reports in several media outlets. More...

Letters

Zoning Myths Challenged To The Editor:

Recently we have read much in terms of the rapid zoning changes throughout the city, specifically in the Bayside, Queens area involving the newly formed R2A zone. More...

Features

LICBDC Told Job Growth To Continue, Gas Prices Rise

On the first day of the fall season, the Long Island City Business Development Corporation opened its fall schedule with breakfast at the Tennisport Restaurant, near the East River. Speaking on the occasion was Joel L. More...

Expect City Council To Approve Major College Pt. Rezoning

A major 1,600-block rezoning plan covering a large section of College Point is expected to be approved today by the City Council, clearing the way for 8,000 homes to be rezoned to protect the low-density character of residential areas. More...

Construction Start Due For New C.P. Sports Field

Construction of the second phase of the College Point Fields project is expected to start soon, funded by a $4 million city council grant secured by Councilmember Tony Avella, who announced the pending start of the long-awaited project. More...

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