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Community Calendar

Calendar of Events

Flag Day Jun. 10, 11 a.m., Kiwanis Club of Sunnyside, Flag Day parade (parade forms at 10 a.m.), Greenpoint Avenue from 39th to 48th Street; More...

Restaurant of the Week

Apicius Italian Cuisine Is Hidden Treasure

20-72 steinway street, astoria 718.204.7722

n the quiet end of Steinway Street, near 21st Avenue, a More...

Seniors

Senior Spotlight

Crowley Hosts Benefits Forum For Vets

Congressmember Joseph Crowley says Veterans Administration figures show that up to $22 billion in available pension money goes unspent annually because veterans who may be eligible for the benefit do not apply for it or are unaware of it. More...

Features

Call For Cleaner Power As New Study Shows Pollution's Dangers

Following release of a Columbia University study which showed that unborn children are exposed to the dangers of air pollution, Assemblymember Michael Gianaris renewed his call for modernizing power generators so that they produce clean energy. More...

Overturned Tractor-Trailer Snarls BQE Traffic

Traffic on the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway was snarled from Roosevelt Avenue More...

Monserrate Funds Hinton Park Ball Fields' Resurfacing

City Department of Parks and Recreation Commissioner More...

Political Page

Harrison Surprise Entry In 22nd AD, Monserrate Challenges Sabini In Senate Race

Most of the political thunder last week emanated from the Democratic and Republican state party conventions, which set the stage for top-of-the-ticket primaries in both parties. More...

Gianaris At Convention

Assemblymember Michael Gianaris (D-Astoria) isn't running for any office other than his Assembly seat this year, but he was very well received when he addressed the state Democratic convention in Buffalo, largely because he brought good news about th More...

Editorials

Editorial

Book, Film Underscore Our Basic Freedoms

The cinematic adaptation of the novel The Da Vinci Code More...

Jesus Was A Man To The Editor: I saw the movie the Da Vinci Code and I like[d] it very much. Many religious people ask[ed] us not to see it, but are those the master of the brutes? They want to keep people in ignorance, they want to be the fathers. More...

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