August 9, 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; 718-366-1834. More...

Restaurant of the Week

Get Into The Zone For Food And Fun

THE ZONE 28-43 Steinway Street Astoria  718-721-8181

he newly opened Zone Sports Bar, Restaurant and Lounge offers something for anyone who enjoys a fun, friendly sports bar, a relaxing lounge with a good mix of music and great food with More...

Seniors

Mayor: Analyze Heat Wave Deaths To Prevent Future Ones

As the total deaths attributed to last week's scorching heat wave reached 22, at least 10 of them in Queens, and mostly elderly victims, More...

Senior-Friendly Cars

Dear Savvy Senior, Is there any research that evaluates the More...

Features

Generators Still Providing Power

Photo Vinny DuPre A generator supplied by Caterpillar Pen More...

Major Graffiti Clean Up Starts Monday In NE Queens

Starting next Monday, a new chapter in the fight to rid his Northeast More...

Con Ed Won't Compensate Non-Food Businesses

In the face of more than an hour of questioning by members of the New York state Assembly at LaGuardia Community College last Thursday, Consolidated Edison Chief Executive Officer Kevin Burke remained obdurate. More...

Political Page

Late Breaking Election News...

In late election campaign developments, Hiram Monserrate and Mark Green exchanged endorsements in their respective Democratic primary races and Grace Meng dropped out of the 22nd Assembly District (Flushing) Democratic primary race. More...

Minimum Wage Shapes Up As Key Election Issue

The politically volatile minimum wage bill was blocked by Democrats in the Republican controlled United States Senate last week, setting it up as another meaty issue in the final months of this election year. More...

Editorials

Electric Power Is Necessity, Not Luxury

"Don't it always seem to go You don't know what you got 'til it's More...

Con Ed Is Irresponsible To The Editor: Con Edison chairman and CEO Kevin Burke said, "What happened in Northwestern Queens was really an extraordinary event," Well, how about that? And that explains the blackout? More...

Willets Point Merchants Unite To Save Jobs, Businesses

Business owners in the Willets Point section of Queens have organized a coalition to protect their firms and employees from the city's plan to erase them from the neighborhood as part of a large scale redevelopment plan. More...

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