October 25, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Community Calendar

Calendar of Events

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Restaurant of the Week

The Original Bens' Best

96-40 Queens Boulevard, Rego Park 718.897.1700  1.800.BENSBEST Fax: 718.997.6503 www.bensbest.com

The one and only Original Ben's Best Gourmet Kosher Delicatessen, Restaurant and Caterers has been a New York institution for nearly 60 years, since Ben Parker (the "original Ben") opened the place in 1947. More...

Health Care

Mount Sinai Queens Opens New MRI

New York City Council Speaker Christine Quinn, Councilmembers Peter Vallone Jr., James Gennaro, and Leroy Comrie Jr.; former City Council Speaker Peter Vallone Sr., community leaders and staff members joined Mount Sinai Queens CEO Caryn Schwab for a More...

Editorials

Editorial

LIRR Begins Closing Platform Gaps

On August 5 of this year, Natalie Smead, an 18-year-old tourist from Northfield, Minnesota, slipped through a gap between a Long Island Rail Road train and the platform at the Woodside station. More...

Dist. Belongs To The People To The Editor: I was reading in the paper remarks against Senator Frank Padavan (R-Bellerose) by Democratic state Senate contender Nora Marino. More...

Op-ed

2006 Midterm Election: The War In Iraq

While there are many issues facing voters in the 2006 midterm election season, one stands out as the most important. More...

Star Journal

1881 Sees Garfield Assinated, First Red Cross Relief Effort

'New Jersey tries to claim Noah, because he was a New-ark man." That's the way it was in October 1881!"

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...

Political Page

Mayor Gets Boost On Economy, Schools

If Mayor Michael Bloomberg has been in a good mood for the past few days, he's entitled to it. More...

Seniors

Senior Spotlight

Social Security Benefits Hiked By 3.3 Percent For 2007

Next year, 49 million recipients of Social Security benefits will see the amount of their monthly checks increased by 3.3 percent, representing the annual Cost of Living Adjustment (COLA). More...

Funding For Austin Street Self Help Senior Center

C o u n c i l m e m b e r Melinda Katz commits $26,300 to fund the More...

Volunteering: Finding The Right Fit

Dear Savvy Senior, I am interested in doing some volunteer work when I retire next year but I want to find something meaningful to do. Do you have any recommendations on how to find interesting volunteer opportunities? More...

Features

Trash-Strewn MTA Lot Riles Dutch Kills Residents

Residents in the Dutch Kills community are fighting mad over the condition of a trash-strewn MTA training facility in their neighborhood. More...

Con Ed Ripped At Board 1

Assemblymember Michael Gianaris and City Councilmember Peter Vallone, Jr. roundly condemned Con Ed's report in which the utility investigated itself. More...

Mailboxes Do Disappearing Act

If you think you're seeing fewer mailboxes on local street corners, you're probably right. U.S. Postal Service officials announced recently that the agency is eliminating many mailboxes, and has plans to remove 23,000 stamp vending machines by 2010. More...

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