February 15, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Community Calendar

Calendar of Events

Community Meetings Associations Feb. 15, 7:30 p.m., More...

Restaurant of the Week

Sanford’s Restaurant

30-13 Broadway Astoria  718-932-9569 Order online at www.eatin.com

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Editorials

Mayor’s $3.5B Surplus Set Aside A Wise Move

Editorial

During the recent labor negotiations between the Metropolitan Transportation Authority and the Transport Workers Union, the issue standing in the way of a settlement was a proposal by the MTAto give future transit workers less health care coverage th More...

Letters

Meat Under Glass To The Editor: About 6 years ago, when I first learned of the concept of in-vitro meat from a friend and fellow vegetarian, my initial reaction was revulsion. More...

A Budget Strategy For Stability and Growth

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When you suddenly find yourself with more money on hand than you might have anticipated, you have two choices: Spend it now, or save it to help pay for big upcoming expenses. In government, too often the wrong choice More...

Seniors

Feds Paying, So Pataki Vetoes Emergency Rx Coverage

After federal authorities informed New York state health officials that the state would be reimbursed for helping to provide drug prescriptions for individuals who were not getting the new Medicare Part D coverage, Governor George Pataki vetoed a bil More...

Features

DA, 114th CO At Astoria Civic Assn. Focus On Crime

Queens County District Attorney Richard Brown entered to applause at the February meeting of the Astoria Civic Association, where he was the evening More...

Avella Miffed At Marshall, Ticked Off At Klein, Too

Taking sharp issue with Queens Borough President Helen Marshall for supporting a spa to be included in a new small hotel to be built in College Point, City Councilmember Tony Avella says the community will have a hard fight to defeat the proposal and More...

Cop, Supervisor Of 2005 Named At 114th Precinct

Police Officer Joseph Faivus, who arrested a graffiti vandal whose tag defaced more than 60 properties in Astoria, and Lieutenant Joseph Gulotta, who has executed 12 search warrants in the 114th Precinct, resulting in the confiscation of thousands of More...

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