July 26, 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...

BELLA ITALIA MIA CALENDAR OF EVENTS

Jul. 29 The Giglio Feast of Brooklyn: Building Upon Solid Roots, More...

The Federation of Italian American Organizations of Queens Presents ITALIAN NIGHTS 2006

July 26 DJ Rocco Carpinelli, Italian disco August 2 More...

Seniors

Senior Spotlight By John Toscano

Senior Centers Meet Power Blackout Challenge

The immense value of the senior centers in the areas stricken by the power outage was once again demonstrated during this unforgivable ordeal which deprived thousands of seniors and their families of the usual comfort of their homes. More...

Book Review

'Lost Trolleys' Gives Glimpse Of Bygone Era

Lost Trolleys of Queens and Long Island, by Stephen L. Meyers, Images of Rail Series, Arcadia Publishing, Charleston, South Carolina, 128 pp, $19.99.

From the late 1800s to the mid 1930s, electrically powered trolley lines dominated public transportation in most American municipalities, and Queens, Brooklyn, Nassau and Suffolk Counties were no exception. More...

Editorials

Power Outage Shows Need For System Improvements

Someone once compared living in New York City to being a houseguest in the home of an elderly aunt who last redecorated during the second Eisenhower presidential administration (1956-1960). More...

Power Outage Gave Rise To Heroes

Last week was one of the roughest experiences on record for many of our readers. More...

Firstly, how appalled I was when I read in the pages of the July 19 issue of the More...

Star Journal

HUAC Hunts Communists In Queens In July 1955

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

Political Page

22d AD Dem Primary Campaign Heats Up

Campaign workers for Ellen Young, the regular Democratic organization's choice in the 22nd Assembly District More...

Restaurant of the Week

Cassino Italian Restaurant

Has Good Food, Long History

For 47 years, Cassino Italian Restaurant and Lounge has occupied the corner of Vernon Boulevard and 47th Road. More...

Health Care

10 Myths About Viagra

1. If one Viagra is good, two are better. The maximum dose of Viagra is 100 mg. per day. Exceeding this dose may result in serious problems including cardiac and visual complications. More...

Dentistry Duo Delivers Quality Care On Astoria's Broadway

It used to be you would go to visit your dentist with some trepidation about the pain you would have to endure. You would sit in the waiting room bored, staring into space, dozing, or reading last year's magazines. More...

Elmhurst Hospital Center Expands Inpatient Bed Count

Elmhurst Hospital Center has opened the doors to a new, state-of-the-art psychiatric inpatient unit to better serve the growing inpatient population at Elmhurst. More...

Features

Board 4 Hears Zoning Request Day After Drive-By Shooting

A rare summer meeting of Community Board 4 was held last week, less than 24 hours after a drive-by shooting took the life of an 11year-old girl in the same Corona neighborhood. More...

Putting The 'Con' In Con Edison

Astoria and Western Queens are slowly emerging from a hellish nightmare. We have stepped out of the Dark Ages. But of course Con Edison still remains outside the age of reason. More...

Con Ed Workers Hand Out Water, Ice

At Ditmars Boulevard and Steinway Street, Con Ed workers handed out ice, dry More...

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