January 4, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Community Calendar

Calendar of Events

Community Meetings Community Boards Jan. 5, 2006, 7 p.m., More...

Seniors

Medicare, Medicaid Cuts On Congress’ Agenda

When Congress returns to Washington from its end-of-year holiday recess one of its first matters of business will be a proposed measure which includes significant Medicare and Medicaid cuts, according to reports. More...

Features

Gallagher Strongly Opposes ‘Translation’ Legislation

A bill requiring all public schools to provide translation services at certain meetings for non-English speaking parents in New York City, which was described by opponents as too costly and not necessary, was passed by the City Council yesterday. More...

Post-Holiday Sales Keep Retailers Happy

Although the holiday season is coming to a close and Christmas, Chanukah and Kwanzaa have come and gone, shoppers are still shopping and taking advantage of the post-holiday sales, using popular gift cards and increasing merchandisers More...

All Aboard The Seven Line

Th e next stop on the No. 7 line after 111th Street-Corona is 103rd Street-Corona Plaza, where we enter a new neighborhood with a completely different culture and lifestyle. More...

Political Page

Council Speaker Vote On Agenda Today At City Hall; Trump For Gov.?

As the curtain rises on the 2006 political year, names like Donald Trump and Antonia Novello are popping up in conversations about GOP candidates in statewide races, and there More...

Editorials

As New Year Begins, Outlook Brightens

Surveys in some daily newspapers indicate that many Americans believe that 2006 will be better in some ways than 2005. More...

Letters

Hails Keith

Chairperson NYC Board of Standards and Appeals More...

Confusing Choices In Medicare?

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Everywhere seniors turn, they find newspapers and airwaves filled with warnings that the new Medicare drug benefit is overwhelmingly confusing More...

Star Journal

St. John’s Hospital Opens In LIC In January 1900

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

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