December 7, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Community Calendar

Calendar of Events

Holiday Galas Dec. 10, 1 to 5 p.m., Kidz Care Junior Civic Association party, kids must be accompanied by an adult ; American Legion Hall, 107-15 Metropolitan Ave. More...

Seniors

Lafayette Says His Bill Will Relieve High Heating Costs

Seeking to provide some relief to senior citizens on fixed incomes who are facing a drastic predicament as fuel costs zoom out of sight this winter, Assemblymember Ivan Lafayette will shortly file a bill to alleviate high energy costs. More...

Editorials

Major And Local Project Funding Headed Our Way

Editorial

As Yogi Berra said, it More...

Letters

Protest Parking Lot Sale To The Editor:

We have strong reservations about current HANAC plans to take over the municipal [parking] lot at 29th Street and Astoria Boulevard for senior housing. This plan will decrease the number of public [parking] spaces available to one-third . More...

Political Page

Avella Comes Out In Opposition To Term Limits Extension

City Councilmember Tony Avella, who in the past has not agreed with his colleagues on some controversial issues, has come out in opposition to the council More...

On the brief side... Lunch Boxes Recalled

The office of New York State Attorney General Eliot Spitzer has reached an agreement with Fast Forward LLC, a Manhattan wholesaler of consumer products, for the recall of thousands of children More...

Book Review

‘The Whole World Is Dancing’ Is Folk Dance Introduction

Book Review

The Whole World Is Dancing Marble House Editions Rego Park More...

Features

Danger in Queens, But Nobody Cares!

Have you ever witnessed a serious accident and not tried to do something to help those who were injured? Probably not! Have you ever passed a smoking fire and not think about reporting it to the fire department? Unlikely! More...

City’s Suit Against Major Gun Makers Based On Vallone Sponsored Law

A new gun control law authored by City Councilmember Peter Vallone Jr. More...

Bogus Goods Siphon Profits From Year-End Shopping Sprees

Expressing concern that New York state is poised to lose billions of dollars in income during the year-end holiday shopping season because of the counterfeit goods trade, state Senator Frank Padavan declared, More...

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