June 28, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Community Calendar

Calendar of Events

4th Of July Jul. 1, 10 a.m., New York Anti-Crime Agency and Federation of Italian American Organizations "Greater Love Than This" 5th Annual commemoration and wreath-laying ceremony; Astoria Park, Shore Boulevard. More...

Restaurant of the Week

Locale Café and Bar

33-02 34th Avenue, Astoria + 718.729.9080

One of the cardinal rules of the restaurant and hotel industry is that location is crucial. More...

Health Care

New Yorkers Take Steps To Live Longer, Healthier Lives

More New Yorkers are taking steps to live longer and healthier lives, including having a regular doctor, getting life saving colonoscopies and quitting smoking, the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) announced recently. More...

Features

Pools, Street Furniture Are Boro Board Concerns

With temperatures rising and school about to let out, Queens pools will officially open for summer this week on June 29. More...

Flushing Swimmers, Crash Victims, Remembered

April Lau and Kevin Kwan, members of the Flushing Y swimming More...

Queens Student Wins Citywide Keats Award

The Department of Education Central Headquarters in Manhattan was the backdrop for the citywide awards ceremony for the winners of the annual Ezra Jack Keats Bookmaking Competition. More...

Political Page

Agreement In Albany On Tougher DWI Penalties Is Agreeable To Vallone

Word last week that the Assembly and state senate had agreed on legislation to toughen penalties for DWI convictions was welcomed by City Councilmember Peter Vallone Jr. More...

Seniors

Drug Prices Spiked As Part D Started

Just as the new Medicare Part D prescription drug subsidy program went into effect at the beginning of this year, drug manufacturers raised the prices of the most widely used brand-name products, according to the More...

Editorials

Editorial

Remember The Reason We Celebrate 4th Of July

Each year all around the country we hail the anniversary of the nation on July 4 in much the same way-fireworks, parades, picnics, concerts, speeches by elected officials-all in salute to America on the day we consider that the nation first came into More...

This tells me a number of things and that is the VA was asleep and lax in their security not to mention taking too long in reporting these facts to law enforcement. More...

Op-ed

New York City Faces Housing Crisis

New York City is in an unprecedented real estate boom: appreciation is torrid, high-rise rental buildings are sprouting, renovations are increasing and neighborhoods seem to be changing overnight. More...

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