December 14, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Community Calendar

Calendar of Events

Holiday Galas Dec. 16, 1 p.m., Kew Gardens Community Center Holiday Party, 80-02 Kew Gardens Rd., Suite 202; 718-268-5960. More...

Seniors

Avella Seeks To Improve Veterans’ Property Tax Exemption

City Councilmember Tony Avella has requested that the state legislature amend the sections of the state property tax law which provide for the veterans More...

Editorials

Gianaris—Wisely—Chooses To Remain In Assembly Editorial

When a candidate who shows a strong chance of winning suddenly drops out of a campaign, some feelings of letdown inevitably follow. More...

Letters

Thanks For Bus Passes To The Editor:

I must applaud the fantastic advocacy of our local and federal legislators for having the city in their best interests and providing us with grants for transportation and continued free bus passes for high school students on express buses. More...

Star Journal

Freedom Train Rolls Into Queens

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

‘Precious History’ Of Fort Totten

Bo rough President Helen Marshall. (c.) helped cut the ribbon, on the historic Fort Totten Battery Friday, December 2 with state Senator Frank Padavan (at Marshall More...

Book Review

Book Review

Children

The Tale of Jackie Berry By Joan Eiseman Illustrations by the author More...

Features

Press Need For Affordable Housing In Queens West

Elected officials in Queens and housing advocates from around the city, citing the need for affordable housing in this borough, called for a major construction initiative on the Queens West development site in Long Island City. More...

Bill Brings Sunday Metered Parking To Some Commercial Zones

Sparked by complaints from Jackson Heights merchants that the ban on Sunday metered parking is hurting business, City Councilmember Helen Sears has filed a bill to lift the ban in some commercially zoned areas and Business Improvement Districts (BIDS More...

Dems Block Stringent Gun Laws; Move Closer To GOP On Pervert Confinement

Governor George Pataki berated the Democrat-controlled Assembly last week for refusing to join in his crackdown on gun traffickers, but on the same day the lower house of the legislature signaled agreement on his call for civil confinement of sex off More...

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