May 10, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Community Calendar

Calendar of Events

Memorial Day May 28, 10 a.m., United Community Civic Association Annual Memorial Day Ceremony, refreshments, rain or shine; McManus Memorial Park, 81st Street and Ditmars Boulevard. More...

Restaurant of the Week

The Ranger Texas BBQ At Legends Has Good Eatin'

Reprint from May 4, 2005

Legends Sports Bar is a friendly, neighborhood place that offers a wonderful surprise inside. More...

Caf Spotlight:

Cavo

The bustling nightlife scene in Queens is always alive, and with the coming of the warm weather, the nightlife blossoms. From cafs to clubs, Queens offers residents as well as visitors an unforgettable night on the town. Let's take a look... More...

Savor The Grand Old Times Of France At Bon Vieux Temps

Bon Vieux Temps, which means "grand old times", opened just two months ago, but it won't be long before everyone knows about this chic French restaurant tucked away on a quiet corner of Ditmars Boulevard and 46th Street. More...

Features

Council To Challenge Mayor On Budget's 'Discretionary Programs'

Mayor Michael Bloomberg and City Council Speaker Christine Quinn are in general agreement on many major 2006-07 budget proposals, but when the council begins hearings on the mayor's spending plan next Wednesday, the focus will be on the discretionary More...

Truck Collides With N Train Trestle

Cargo was off-loaded from the tractor-trailer rig stuck under the elevated trestle of the N and W train line at 31st Street, Newtown Road and 28th Avenue last Wednesday. More...

NYIRN Hails LaG CC's Mellow, LIC Building Products Maker

The New York Industrial Retention Network annual breakfast for 2006, held again this year at Bridgewater's Restaurant at Manhattan's South Street Seaport, was well attended, probably even better than it was in 2005. More...

Political Page

3-Way Tussle For McLaughlin's Seat; Meng Out

Athree-way battle for the Democratic nomination for the 25th Assembly District seat in East Flushing is in full swing with a trio of hopefuls scurrying around trying to line up endorsements for the seat being vacated by Assemblymember Brian McLaughli More...

Seniors

Monday Is Last Day To Sign Up For Part D Rx Program

Next Monday, May 15, will be the deadline to sign up for the federal government's Medicare Part D drug prescription subsidy program. More...

Editorials

2015 World's Fair Belongs In New York City

An article published in last week's edition of this newspaper noted that efforts to make Queens the site of a World's Fair for the third time were being got underway. The headline read "A 3rd World's Fair in Queens? Could Be!". More...

DA Wants $ Restored To the Editor: Council Speaker Christine Quinn and Councilmember Peter Vallone are right on the money in their Letter to the Editor ( More...

Op-ed

Repeal Onerous Cell Phone Policy

I commend Mayor Bloomberg and the Department of Education for the zero tolerance policy in schools as it pertains to weapons and electronic devices that do not aid in the communication between parents and students. More...

Star Journal

World's Fair Celebrates Queens Week In May 1939

Get into a conversation with a longtime Queens resident and you're likely to discover a subscriber of the More...

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