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Community Calendar

Calendar of Events

Night Out Against Crime Aug, 1, 107th Police Precinct Community Council, National Night Out Against Crime; Electchester Shopping Center, Parsons Boulevard, Flushing, donations needed. More...

Restaurant of the Week

Ginza Brings Japanese Fusion To Astoria

31-31 Steinway St. Astoria 718-278-6656

For the first time, Japanese fusion cuisine has come to Astoria. Ginza, a unique Japanese fusion dining experience, combines classic sushi and sashimi dishes with the skill and excitement of real hibachi grilling. More...

Editorials

Editorial

World Cup Lets Queens Show Good Sportsmanship

Italy's victory over France in the final game in the World Cup soccer match in Berlin on Sunday was the culmination of a series of games that pitted teams from around the world against each other. More...

CALDC Thanks NYPA To The Editor: On behalf of the residents of Queens and beyond, [the Central Astoria Local Development Coalition (CALDC)] wish to extend our gratitude to the New York Power Authority. More...

Political Page

Filing Of Nominating Petitions For Primary Starts Tomorrow; Some Interesting Races Seen

Tomorrow is "put up or shut up" time, the day for filing nominating petitions with the Board of Elections, a major step toward running in the September 12 primary and beyond that in the November general elections. More...

Seniors

Senior Spotlight By John Toscano

Schumer's Bill Aids Flow Of Generic Drugs To Market

Legislation to ban agreements between drug manufacturing companies that block production of lower-cost generic drugs will be introduced by United States Senators Charles Schumer (D-New York) and Charles Grassley, an influential Republican from Iowa. More...

Features

PATH Bomb/Flood Plot Reignites Fund Cut Furor

Stung twice within a week with reports of diabolical, but unsuccessful, plots to wreak terrorist havoc upon New York City, local officials were quick to call for reinstatement of higher federal funding levels to enable the city to better defend itsel More...

Mayor Advises Keep Out Illegal Immigrants, Help Those Already Here

In testimony before a congressional committee on immigration reform last Wednesday, Mayor Michael Bloomberg outlined a policy calling for discouraging illegal entrants, but creating more lawful opportunities for legal entrants. More...

Vallone Funds Steinway Street Clock Restoration

The Central Astoria Local Development Coalition (CALDC), through funding secured by City Councilmember Peter Vallone Jr. through the city Department of Small Business Services, will refurbish the landmarked Steinway Street clock. More...

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