March 29, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Community Calendar

Calendar of Events

Community Meetings Associations Apr. 11, May 9, Jun. 13, Sep. 12, Oct. 10, Nov. 14, Dec. 12, 8 p.m., More...

Restaurant of the Week

Pinocchio Palace Celebrates 20 Years Of Good Food

Some 20 years ago, Nico Gregorious opened a simple sandwich shop in Astoria to satisfy the hunger of the many Greek and Cypriot immigrants who had made Astoria their home. More...

Book Review

'V For Vendetta'

Futuristic Foray Falls Flat

Set in London in an unspecified year in the future, "V for More...

Features

Report Move Toward Mayor's School Plan, But Budget Still Stalled

With a Friday midnight deadline for agreement on the state budget coming steadily closer, Democrats and Republicans in Albany were reported to be close to a compromise on Mayor Michael Bloomberg%27s school construction funding plan, which would remov More...

Funeral Set For Last Crash Victim; Mother, Son Leave Hospital

Funeral arrangements for April Lao, the 14-year-old Stuyvesant High School student killed in the tragic March 17 crash on the New York State Thruway, were announced yesterday by City Councilmember John Liu. More...

2 Condo Towers To Rise In Bd. 1

Development along the East River waterfront in Long Island City just north of 35th Avenue is revving up. More...

Political Page

Rudy Still Mum On 2008 Plans, Still High In Polls

Former Mayor Rudy Giuliani, who continues to score high in polls on the 2008 Presidential election although he has studiously avoided any announcement that he%27s running, has tongues wagging again after announcing that he%27s going to Iowa on May 1 More...

Seniors

Thompson Picks Up Support For $600 Senior Tax Rebate Proposal

City Comptroller William C. Thompson Jr. has been a busy man the past few weeks, reaching out to City Hall and Albany to line up support for his CASH proposal which would give some seniors who are property owners another More...

Editorials

Parade Celebrates Greek, American Independence

On a hot July day 230 years ago the men we call the Founding Fathers published a document all but unprecedented in the annals of Western civilization The Declaration of Independence told the world that a new age was dawning in the way men ruled other More...

Secure Borders Now! To The Editor: As men and women of good human conscience we should write and call our Senators at 1-877-762-8762 (toll free) demanding a YES vote on H.R. More...

Op-ed

The Clock Is Ticking On Education

More than 10 years ago a dedicated group of parents and advocates took up the fight for public schools and organized a group called the Campaign for Fiscal Equity (CFE). More...

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