February 14, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Community Calendar

Calendar of Events

Community Meetings Associations Feb. 15, 8 p.m., FDR Democratic, Chabad of NE Queens, 212-12 26th Ave., Bayside; 718.460-8285. Mar. 1, 7:30 p.m., United Community Civic, Augustana Lutheran Church, 69- 01 Ditmars Blvd., Astoria. Mar. 13, Apr. More...

Restaurant of the Week

Telly's Taverna Feels Like Home

RESTAURANT Of The WEEK 28-13 23rd Avenue / Astoria / 718.728.9056

T elly's Taverna on 23rd Avenue is the perfect place to rendezvous for an Aegean style meal in a warm, cozy, inviting atmosphere that feels like home. More...

Editorials

Editorial

14 Reasons We Love Queens On Valentine's Day

Today, February 14, is Valentine's Day 2007. How do we love thee, Queens, our home borough? Let us count 14 ways: 1. More...

Banning Cellphones, Etc. From Crosswalks Is Absurd

State Senator Carl Kruger (D-Brooklyn) announced last week that he intends to introduce legislation that would fine pedestrians and bicyclists if they use their MP3 players, cell phones or other devices while crossing city streets. More...

Offers Food Card Access

To The Editor:

I have been reading reports in the local papers that highlight the low participation in the Food Stamp/Food Card programs among eligible populations, mostly immigrants. More...

Political Page

Mayor Becomes Senior Citizen Today

Our heartiest congratulations to Mayor Michael Bloomberg as he celebrates his 65th birthday today!! With his birthday coming on Valentine's Day, the city's chief executive is in for a double dose of good wishes. More...

Seniors

Lung Cancer: What You Should Know

Dear Savvy Senior, What are the different symptoms and risk factors of getting lung cancer? My mother died from this disease about 10 years ago at age 70, and I want to keep an eye on it myself. More...

Senior Spotlight

Crowley Bill Lowers Rx Cost For Low Income Seniors

Congressmember Joseph Crowley has introduced legislation that would reduce prescription drug costs for low-income persons under the Medicare Part D program. More...

Features

'Historic Low' For Murders, Auto Theft, DA Brown Reports

Homicides in Queens plunged to their lowest level in 40 years last year, along with other major crime categories, District Attorney Richard A. Brown told public officials, but gang-related crimes and gun-violence must be addressed. More...

Lefrak Officials: Elevator Deaths Are 'Tragic Accident'

Officials at Lefrak Management, the firm charged with overseeing maintenance of elevators at the Lefrak City apartment complex, said last week that the recent deaths of two young men were a "tragic accident" and not the result of negligence on the p More...

Board 4 Wants Precinct In Flushing Meadows Park

A police precinct or substation in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park and funding for a new 110th Precinct house in Elmhurst were among the top items requested in the Fiscal Year 2008 capital and expense budget recommendations for Community Board 4 passed More...

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