April 5, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Community Calendar

Calendar of Events

Community Meetings Associations Apr. 6, May 11, 7:30 p.m., More...

Tzu Chi Foundation Northeast Region Schedule

Apr. 5, 19 Traditional calligraphy Apr. 8 Workshop in Mandarin More...

PSEKA 2006 CALENDAR OF EVENTS MARCH-JUNE

Apr. 8, 9 Hermes Expo Apr. 23     Greek Orthodox Easter More...

Seniors

Some Benefits For Seniors In Budget, But It's Not Final Yet

In the budget agreed to by both houses of the state legislature last week, there appeared to be fewer benefits for seniors than in the budget proposed by Governor George Pataki last February. More...

Editorials

Immigration Issues Raise Questions

The United States is a nation of citizens who come from widely disparate backgrounds and cultures. This has created a history, which cannot be ignored when dealing with immigration issues. More...

Op-ed

Budget Delivers To Queens, NYC Schools

I have been a longtime advocate of ensuring that our children receive the best possible education. I firmly believe they are our future and there is no better investment. More...

No Generators Here To The Editor: Your March 29 story, "2 Condo Towers To Rise In Bd. 1" [by Richard Gentilviso; page 8] makes a reference to "the proximity of Con Ed generators" in CB 1. More...

Star Journal

H-Bomb Test Film Airs, Salk Vaccine Tryouts In April 1954

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

Political Page

Hold That Toast To Magic Mike

Keep the champagne chilled for about another week and hold the toasts for the remarkable job our mayor did in getting the school construction funds he demanded from the state legislature. More...

Restaurant of the Week

Original Rosa's Has Pizza, Pasta And More

75-63 31st Avenue Jackson Heights 718.651.8111

Original Rosa's Pizza and Pasta is a fixture in the Jackson Heights shopping center it calls home. Its new owner, Phil D'Antoni, is committed More...

Book Review

'Failure To Launch' Never Gets Off The Ground

Boy meets girl. In the world of Hollywood, the concept is almost a default for movie making, so what happens before, during and after %27boy meets girl%27, it is hoped, makes the film. More...

'Inside Man' Is Suspenseful Crime Drama

Atypical of several of director Spike Lee%27s prior films which characteristically addressed the social and political issue of race relations, "Inside Man" focuses instead on the more mundane topics of bank robbery and hostage taking. More...

'Life Gave Me Many Lessons' Describes Author's Losses

Life Gave Me Many Lessons, Maria Papougenis, 60 pp., paperback; Orkos Press, 2005; ISBN 1-59232-903-9; $10.

The generation called "baby boomers" long since ceased to think of themselves as babies. Boomers now constitute a "sandwich" generation. More...

Features

McCarthy Refutes Gang Rumors In Slaying

A recent shooting in the 114th Police Precinct, reported as gang-related by the More...

108th Precinct Cops Nab Suspected Serial Burglar

Three officers assigned to the 108th Police Precinct were named Cop of the Month at the March meeting of the 108th Police Precinct Community Council. All the award recipients were cited for their efforts in arresting a possible serial burglar on St. More...

Bryant Grad Set To Attend West Point

Since 10th grade, Raoul Heugas Jr. has wanted to attend the United States More...

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