May 24, 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

Gyro World Offers A World Of Mediterranean Flavor

At Gyro World, diners can enjoy both the convenience of high quality, Greek food prepared quickly and the comfort of a full-service restaurant dining experience. More...

Café Spotlight

Avenue Caf

The bustling nightlife scene in Queens is always alive, and with the coming of the warm weather, the nightlife blossoms. More...

Movie Review

'Da Vinci Code' Gets Lost In Translation

Prolific and acclaimed film director Ron Howard should be applauded for attempting the daunting and challenging task of transferring Dan Brown's cryptic novel More...

Features

Poverty, Hunger Exist In Queens

Two in 10 Queens residents are at risk of hunger and that number may be on the rise, according to the Food Bank of New York City. "There is hunger in your community," said Veronica Olazabal, Director of Policy and Research at the Food Bank. More...

Bipartisan Bill Eliminates Penalty In Drug Program

Republicans and Democrats in the United States Senate announced on Monday that they had filed bipartisan legislation to eliminate the penalty for people who did not sign up for the Part D Medicare drug subsidy program by the May 15 deadline. More...

Assembly OKs Identity Theft Protection Bills

Noting that identity theft costs consumers and businesses millions of dollars each year and imposes great personal stress, Assemblymember Audrey Pheffer announced the Assembly had passed a package of bills aimed at protecting New Yorkers from privacy More...

Political Page

Political Action Turns To Party Conventions Next Week

Queens Democrats, including party leaders, are poised to nominate Eliot Spitzer for governor at next week's nominating convention. If borough Republican leaders have their way, John Faso will be their party's choice to oppose Spitzer in November. More...

Seniors

Launch Campaign For $4.5 M To Boost Seniors' Meals

Seniors from all over Queens descended on the Kew Gardens Community Center last Friday for a "Pizza and Soda" campaign, an effort to convince the More...

Padavan Hosts Senior Health Expo

At the Senior Health Expo May 12 at the Whitestone Armory in Whitestone, state Senator Frank Padavan has his cholesterol checked by Natassia Singh of New York Hospital Queens. More...

Editorials

Editorial

Knowledge, Sacrifices Show Love For U.S.A.

United States Senator Hillary Clinton made an unfortunate remark, for which she later apologized, that indicated most young people today are interested only in silly, self-serving or superficial pursuits. More...

Drink Responsibly To The Editor: As we kick off the start of summer this Memorial Day with picnics, barbecues and out-of-town trips, it's important that we remember to make responsible choices when celebrating, such as drinking responsibly and desig More...

Star Journal

Prophesies, Novels, Top News In May 1886

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

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