January 31, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Community Calendar

Calendar of Events

Community Meetings Associations Feb. 1, 7:30 p.m., Ridgewood Property Owners & Civic; J.H.S. 93, Auditorium, Forest Avenue. Feb. 13, Mar. 13, Apr. 10, May 8, Jun. More...

Restaurant of the Week

Pasta Del Giorno Makes Any Day Special

70-49 Austin Street + Forest Hills + 718.261.1075

P asta del Giorno makes any day special with a great selection of home-style pastas, meat and seafood entrees at reasonable prices. More...

Health Care

HStay Well at Any Age

ow do women establish a sense of well-being throughout their lives? According to a new survey, decisions that Hwomen make in their 20s, 30s and 40s can pave the way to wellness into their 60s and 70s and beyond. 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...

Parents' Healthier Habits Lead to Healthier Kids

We all know that a diet laden with fats and sugar coupled with little or no regular exercise can lead to major health problems like diabetes and heart attacks in adults. More...

Features

Auxiliary Cops Hailed At 114th Community Council

When the blackout hit last July, traffic lights went out along with everything else electrical in parts of the 114th Precinct. Police officers had to be posted at nearly every intersection, both during the day and at night under floodlights. More...

Gioia Calls For Greater Use Of LIC Resources

Those at the January breakfast meeting of the Long Island City Business Development Corporation at Silvercup Studios last Tuesday heard City Councilmember Eric Gioia talk about urban conditions that, if properly exploited, can lead to civic improvem More...

Dem Lawmakers Pan President's Speech

New York- based Democrats, as expected, found fault with virtually everything President George W. More...

Political Page

Learn From Sean Bell Tragedy, Vallone Says

Despite the highly controversial nature of the still simmering Sean Bell tragedy in Jamaica last November, City Councilmember Peter Vallone Jr. feels that some good can come of it for the city as a whole. More...

Seniors

Mental Fitness Tools

Dear Savvy Senior, I've been reading that seniors can sharpen their minds and improve their memory by playing video or computer games. But the video games I'm familiar with are for kids and don't interest me. More...

Senior Spotlight By John Toscano

Seniors Get New Transport Aid

Members of the Woodside Senior Assistance Program will be getting more help keeping doctor appointments and doing their shopping thanks to a new van purchased for them with funds secured by Assemblymember Margaret Markey (D- Maspeth). More...

JVL- Dimontsis- Vallone Senior Center Upcoming Events

Feb. 6, Valentine's Day Dance Mar. 6, St. Patrick's Day Dance Apr. 3, Spring Dance All events are held at the HANAC JVL Senior Center, 29-19 24th Ave., Astoria. For more information, call 718.626-3035, TTY/TDD voice relay, 800-421-1220. More...

Editorials

Editorial

Use Technology, Forget How To Spell, Survey Says

According too a story in a daily noose source, a survey buy a cable television network indicates that Moor then 25 percent of adults poled end more tan 20 percent f children said they didn't think they kneaded to bee able two spell. More...

Driving Resolution

To The Editor:

Ecclesiastes admonishes us: "There is a time to love". My time to rejoice in this exhortation comes at 2:30 every afternoon when I hop into my car and drive 10 miles to pick up my two grandchildren from the school bus. More...

Praises Penner

To The Editor:

While I, Sylvia Bailen, only aspire to be the Maureen Dowd of Bayside, Larry Penner has already reached literary heights in all matters that are pertinent to citizens of Queens, indeed for all. More...

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