July 19, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

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

Buccaneer Diner Food Is Always Made From Scratch

93-01 Astoria Blvd. East Elmhurst + 718-457-6803

The Buccaneer Diner breaks all the long-standing rules about diners. Forget any notions about frozen, pre-packaged food, greasy burgers and fish cakes or mushy More...

Seniors

Senior Spotlight

Project Another Hike In Medicare Premium Next Year

A report out of Washington last week says that seniors will face another increase in their Medicare premium next year, bringing the new More...

THE SAVVY SENIOR

Senior Travel Discounts

Dear Savvy Senior, Can you write a column on travel-related discounts More...

Features

Quinn Hails NYC Budget For 2007

Less than two weeks into the new fiscal year that began on July 1, City Council Speaker Christine Quinn said the role and power of the city council in the budget process was expanded this year. More...

Increase In Child Gun Victims

A newly issued report on the impact of gun violence on children shows that 131 children were killed by firearms in New York state in 2003, bringing the state up to the fourth ranking in gun-related deaths behind California, Texas and Illinois. More...

Amalgamated Bank To Open On 21st Street

A full-service branch of the Amalgamated Bank, complete with 24-hour ATM service, a drive-thru window, and parking for 15 cars, is coming to 21st Street and 36th Avenue in Long Island City as part of an effort to encourage economic development and pr More...

Political Page

Mayor, Union Agree On New Contract

District Council 37, the city's largest municipal labor union (1.1 million members) has negotiated a tentative contract with the Bloomberg administration which calls for salary increases of 10 percent over the next 32 months. More...

GOTBAUM ENDORSES YOUNG:

Declaring, "Flushing needs someone who is hardworking and dedicated to fight in Albany" for everyone in the district, Public Advocate Betsy Gotbaum last week endorsed Ellen Young in the Democratic primary for assemblymember in the 22nd AD. More...

Editorials

Chertoff's IG Sheds Light On His Agency's Folly

Information that our Homeland Security leaders in Washington could not properly determine risk in designating the cities that should be receiving the lion's share of anti-terror funding was first provided for the country by Congressmember Anthony Wei More...

Constitution Is Ignored To The Editor: Absolute separation of church and state is not in the U.S. Constitution. More...

Op-ed

Governor Wrong To Veto Access-A-Ride Bill

Governor George Pataki recently vetoed a bill I introduced that would allow Access-A-Ride users to reach Nassau County with a one-seat ride. More...

Star Journal

Political Clubs Ponder Candidates In July 1912

Get into a conversation with a longtime Queens resident and you're likely to discover a subscriber of the Long Island Star-Journal, a daily paper that informed the community about local and world news until it folded in 1968. More...

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