January 24, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Community Calendar

Calendar of Events

Community Meetings Associations Feb. 13, Mar. 13, Apr. 10, May 8, Jun. 12, 8 p.m., Forest Hills Community Civic; American Legion Hall, 107-15 Metropolitan Ave. Boards Feb. 14, Mar. 14, Apr. 11, May 9, Jun. More...

Restaurant of the Week

Ponticello Offers Fine Northern Italian Specialties

46-11 Broadway, Astoria + 718-278-4514 www.ponticelloristorante.com

Long-time friends Luigi Kucica and Joe Honovic have remained steadfast in their dedication to serving the finest quality Northern Italian cuisine at Ponticello Ristorante- so steadfast, in fact, that in just a few months, they'll celebrate 25 years a More...

Editorials

Editorial

Tax Cuts Are Good Start To A Brighter Day In NYC

Of all the ambitions outlined for New York City by Mayor Michael Bloomberg in the State of the City Address he delivered at the New York City College of Technology in Brooklyn last Wednesday, the two that seem most significant to us are the $1 billi More...

SLA Welcomes Input To The Editor: A January 10, 2007, [ Gazette] article titled "Community Board 4 Rejects Liquor License Applications" [by Richard Gentilviso] on the 500- Foot Rule reported, "The law limits new liquor licenses where three or more More...

Op- ed

It Might Be A Very Long Year

I was waiting for a gyro to go at Gyro Uno on Steinway Street when my old friend, Vernon Jackson, happened by with his dog, Rawson. I noticed that Vernon had put a muzzle over Rawson's snout. More...

Star Journal

New Buildings Spring Up All Over Queens In January 1912

Get into a conversation with a long-time 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

Spitzer Scores Pressing 'Member Item' Reform

Earlier this month, incoming Governor Eliot Spitzer made several speeches in which the new chief executive dumped on the state legislature. More...

Seniors

Senior Spotlight By John Toscano

Seek $5 M For Citywide Vet Resource Centers

Military servicemen and women returning home from Iraq, Afghanistan or other overseas assignments should have a one-stop information resource center available to help them get reoriented once they're back home, City Councilmember Hiram Monserrate to More...

Woodside Sr. Ctr. Hosts VNS

Thanks to a coordinated effort by Assemblymember Margaret Markey, the New York City Housing Authority, and the Visiting Nurse Service Program, the Visiting Nurse Service will be available at the Woodside Senior Center on Tuesdays f More...

How To Find Good Nursing Home Care

Dear Savvy Senior, Can you give me some tips on finding a good nursing home for my 86-year-old mother? She had a stroke a few months ago and has been receiving care at home but it's become too much. More...

Features

Marshall Returns To Familiar Territory At Board 3 Meeting

Borough President Helen Marshall and Deputy Borough President Karen Koslowitz attended the entire January meeting of Community Board 3 at the Louis Armstrong Middle School in Corona, and stayed for all of it. More...

Budget Harmony Greets Mayor's Proposal

City Council Speaker Christine Quinn virtually assured passage of Mayor Michael Bloomberg's 2007 city budget as she enthusiastically got on board with his call for tax cuts for homeowners and businesses. More...

Second Sunnyside Gardens Landmarks Meeting Held

The latest Sunnyside Gardens meeting, held in conjunction with one held in late November, convened last Wednesday at Sunnyside Community Services to explore the possibility and desirability of landmark status for the 80- year-old neighborhood. More...

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