April 26, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Community Calendar

Calendar of Events

Memorial Day May 28, 7:30 p.m., Whitestone Veterans Memorial Association memorial service; Church-on-the-Hill, 167-05 35th Ave., Flushing; More...

Restaurant of the Week

FROM STROLLERS TO SENIORS

MEZZO MEZZO IS PERFECT FOR ALL!

P OPULAR MEZZO MEZZO at 31-29 Ditmars Blvd, in Astoria, has not yet reached its tenth anniversary but has gained so many fans that one is led to believe it has been around for decades. More...

Pollos A La Brasa Mario

O wner Sigifredo Camargo opened Pollos A La Brasa Mario, a colorful restaurant at 40-19 Broadway, Astoria, eight years ago as part of a chain of restaurants throughout Queens. More...

Features

Major Auto Presents Ford Explorer To Parks Dept.

Bruce Bendell, Major World Auto dealership chief executive officer, presented the keys to a 2005 Ford Explorer to Queens Parks Commissioner Dorothy Lewandowski last Friday, April 21. More...

With Politicians, ICE Agents, UCCA Ponders Immigration

Near the end of the United Community Civic Association's April meeting, at which the topic was immigration, Christian Rodriguez, an agent of U.S. More...

Cartridge World Helps Protect Environment

id you know that a printer cartridge thrown into a landfill can take up to 450 years to decompose? As part of Earth Day 2006 More...

Political Page

Gianaris Gets Support In Redistrict Effort

The campaign by Assemblymember Michael Gianaris to reform the New York state legislative redistricting process got a boost last week when several civic groups issued a report which basically agrees with Gianaris' plan to transfer the authority to dra More...

Seniors

Anti-War Grannies On Trial

Our hats are off to 18 Manhattan seniors, members of the Granny Peace Brigade, who allegedly went to a Times Square recruiting station to enlist so that their grandchildren wouldn't have to go into military service and wound up getting arrested for d More...

Editorials

Editorial

Tram Power Outage Raises Questions

Like the little girl who had a little curl right in the middle of her forehead, when the Roosevelt Island tram works, it is good-it is very, very good-but when it doesn't work, it's horrid. More...

Astoria Park is Perfect Orchestra Summer Home

The New York Philharmonic is seeking a permanent outdoor venue to perform free concerts in summer. Requirements are simple-lawn seating and a good location, possibly along a waterfront. More...

Hails Councilmembers To The Editor: I applaud Councilmen [Peter] Vallone Jr. More...

Star Journal

Subway Trains Collide During April 1924 Snowstorm

et into a conversation with a long-time Queens resident and you're likely to discover a subscriber of the Long Island StarJournal, a daily paper that informed the community about local and world news until it folded in 1968. More...

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