August 2, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Community Calendar

Calendar of Events

Community Meetings Boards Aug. 9, 7:30 p.m., Board 5, Greater Ridgewood Youth Council Meeting Hall, 62-10 Myrtle Ave., Glendale; 718366-1834. More...

Restaurant of the Week

For A Taste Of Brazil, Try Copacabana

31-13 36th Avenue Astoria 718.545.3685

Since Copacabana opened five years ago, it has blossomed from a small pizzeria, churrascaria and take-out bar to an expansive eatery that occupies nearly the whole block now. More...

Book Review

Queens Guide Is 'Not For Tourists' - It's For Everyone

Not For Tourists Guide to Queens, Not For Tourists, Inc., 150 pp., $9.95

Whatever sage first said "Good things come in small packages" definitely had the Not For Tourists Guide to Queens in mind. More...

Editorials

Editorial

Blackout Put Dent In Area's Economy

Sometimes we who live in Queens feel as if the rest of New York City exists on another planet. More...

3rd World Power Grid To The Editor: In reference to the recent blackout crisis in Queens, Con Ed CEO Kevin Burke seems at a loss for words to properly explain things. Maybe he should have listened to Jon Toigo, author of More...

Political Page

Manton's Funeral Draws Who's Who Of Local, National Politics

Scoring a political coup even in death, Thomas Manton, the late Democratic county leader who died 11 days ago at the age of 73, was eulogized at his funeral last Saturday by former President Bill Clinton. More...

Seniors

Unbearable Heat During Blackout Followed By Heat Wave?

Senior Spotlight

The recent power blackout, which unfortunately is not completely ended in Northwest Queens, made seniors more aware than ever of the serious problems connected with unbearable heat and no way to get relief from it. More...

Jackson Heights Resident Is 100 Years Old

State Senator John Sabini (standing) honored the 100th birthday of fellow Jackson More...

THE SAVVY SENIOR

Ethical Wills

Dear Savvy Senior, Can you tell me about ethical wills and More...

Features

Maloney, Weiner Cite Mideast Conflict In Demanding DHS $

Citing reports that the outbreak of hostilities between Israel and its neighbors could spark terrorist attacks in New York City, two local Members of Congress have appealed to the federal Department of Homeland Security to release $25 million in home More...

Register Outdoor Ad Signs Under New DOB Rules

The New York City Department of Buildings last Wednesday announced the publication of new regulations for outdoor advertising signage. More...

Jeweler Meets Customers' Needs Despite Blackout

The owners of Yogi Lala Jewelers on Steinway Street weren't about to let a little thing like a 10-day-long blackout keep them from helping their customers to fulfill some long-held plans for their personal lives. J.T. More...

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