February 7, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Community Calendar

Calendar of Events

February 7 Community Meetings Associations Feb. 8, 7:30 p.m., Dutch Kills Civic; St. Patrick's School Hall, 39- 38 28th St., LIC; 718.786.2049. Feb. 13, Mar. 13, Apr. 10, May 8, Jun. More...

Restaurant of the Week

Santa Fe Steakhouse

107-18 70th Road + Forest Hills + 718.459.4040

S anta Fe Steakhouse on 70th Road, otherwise known as Forest Hills' Restaurant Row, is an ideal place for friends and family to gather for a hearty meal of steaks, ribs, chicken and more. More...

Editorials

Editorial

Bus Route Changes Don't Save Money, Put Kids At Risk

The changes in school bus routes that went into effect last week are "a disaster. More...

CB 11 Chair Leaves Post

To The Editor:

Approximately five years ago my colleagues elected me chair of Community Board 11. Due to term limits, on March 5, I will serve in that capacity for the last time. More...

Times Bldg. Construction

To The Editor:

At the beginning of January, I noticed construction equipment being moved onto the New York Times printing plant property in the College Point Corporate Park. More...

Star Journal

GTussle At BP's House Echoes February 1940 Conflict

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

Maltese Steps Down As Queens GOP Chair, Replaced By Ragusa

State Senator Serphin Maltese stepped down as Queens County Republican Party chairman last Thursday evening and was succeeded by Philip Ragusa, the organization's vice chairman. More...

Seniors

Senior Spotlight By John Toscano

Added STAR Benefits For Seniors In Spitzer's Proposed Budget

Governor Eliot Spitzer didn't forget seniors in proposing the first budget of his administration. He included a new STAR (School Tax Relief) program, which he said will increase benefits for seniors. More...

Tax Help: Tips For Seniors

Dear Savvy Senior, Can you give me the 2006 limits where seniors don't have to file a federal tax return? I manage a senior citizens' center and many of our retirees live on very limited incomes and may not need to bother. More...

Features

School Buses, Con Ed Are Town Hall Issues

Turmoil, present and past, took center stage at the Museum of the Moving Image. The drama was fueled by midwinter changes in school bus routes last week and Con Edison's performance in the power outage last summer. More...

Pamphlet Warns Of 'Tagging'; Court Negates NYC Graffiti Law

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Onorato To Be Honored By Variety Boys & Girls Club

A special awards ceremony will be held at 7:30 p.m. on February 22 at the Salah M. Hassanein Variety Boys & Girls Club to honor state Senator George Onorato for his commitment to the club and to the children of Queens. More...

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