November 23, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Community Calendar

Calendar of Events

Holiday Galas Nov. 24, noon to 4 p.m., Greek More...

Seniors

Enrollment In Seniors’ Drug Benefit Program Off To Slow Start

Enrollment in the new Medicare prescription drug program for seniors opened last Tuesday, November 15 amid reports locally and nationwide that widespread misunderstanding about the new initiative was resulting in low enrollment members. More...

Features

Vallone Demands: Public Input On Placement Of Cell Towers

Cell phone companies, arguing against a bill introduced by City Councilmember Peter Vallone Jr. that would regulate the future installation of rooftop antennas, complained that the proposed process would be too burdensome and time-consuming. More...

First, Catch Your Turkey--

State Senator John Sabini took an unconventional approach to bringing home the bacon, or rather, the turkey, for his Thanksgiving dinner. No word of the bout More...

Phase 2 Of BQE Renovation Project Begins

The latest public meeting to explain the proposals and progress of the Brooklyn Queens Expressway reconstruction project was held under the auspices of the New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT) exactly in the middle of November, four m More...

Political Page

Council Votes To Allow Larger Political Contributions By Labor Unions

Just eight days after general elections which returned most of the present City Council to office, that organization passed a controversial bill which would increase political donations to many councilmembers. More...

Editorials

Lock Up Sexual Predators For Life

Editorial

Manhattan State Supreme Court Justice Jacqueline Silbermann last week struck down an executive order by Governor George Pataki that would have seen 12 violent sexual predators confined to psychiatric institutions under civil law after they had comple More...

Expanding Opportunities For High School Students

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Over the last four years, we More...

Letters

Thanks 114 Civ-Op To The Editor:

This past Sunday [November 13], Patrol, [Civ-Op] Officers James and Barbara Pollock and their crew, the 114th Civilian Observation Patrol, came over and painted over the graffiti on my house wall. More...

Star Journal

Tunnel Opens, World’s Fair Closes In November 1939

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

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