March 28, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Community Calendar

Calendar of Events

Calendar Compiled By Susan Cleary Community Meetings Associations Apr. 12, 7:30 p.m., sharp, Dutch Kills Civic; St. Patrick's School hall, 39-28 29th St., LIC; 718.786.2049. Boards Apr. More...

Seniors

Senior Spotlight By John Toscano

River View Gardens: Hard Work Made Dream Come True

Congressmember Carolyn Maloney paid a visit recently to a building which has a special place in her heart- River View Gardens, an 80- unit senior housing facility, part of the Queens West development in the Hunters Point section of Long Island City. More...

Rally Brings Together Senior Mugging Victims

Senator Serphin R. Maltese (Queens) and Peter Cardella, founder of the Peter Cardella Senior Center in Ridgewood, Queens, hosted a rally for seniors to help empower them and keep them safe in our communities. More...

Life Settlements

Dear Savvy Senior, I have a life insurance policy that I've been thinking about dropping because I don't really need it any longer. My neighbor was telling me I could sell it to a life settlement company for a nice profit. More...

Restaurant of the Week

NAPOLI PIZZA & PASTA

33-02 35th Avenue Astoria + 718-472-1146 145-16 14th Avenue Whitestone + 718-357-6747 Napoli Pizza & Pasta Offers Diners The Real Thing

N apoli Pizza & Pasta is as real as it gets, and for the past 10 years, those in the know have been coming to enjoy the crispest, tastiest pizza and simple pasta dishes for much less than a value meal at any fast food restaurant. More...

Editorials

Flushing Remonstrance Gave Us Religious Freedom

On Dec. 27, 1657, 30 English settlers in the Dutch colony of New Amsterdam in a letter told Peter Stuyvesant, the colony's governor, that they could not in conscience "lay violent hands" on members of the religious sect known as the Quakers. More...

We Think So, Too!!

To The Editor: Because of all the pedestrian traffic fatalities that occur there, Queens Boulevard has become known as the "Boulevard of Death". But I have a different name for it. More...

Where's The $

To The Editor: A few years back, I read an article in a paper about money that was allocated for repairs on the section of 49th Street & Astoria Boulevard, an incline that has been very bad on traffic. More...

Features

Thompson: NYC Economy In 'Terrific Shape'

"Our economy is really in terrific shape," New York City Comptroller William C. Thompson said last week, when he addressed the March breakfast meeting of the Long Island City Business Development Corporation. More...

Neighborhood News

Trash Has Jackson Heights Fuming Neighbors of a trash-strewn residential strip in Jackson Heights are up in arms over the city's failure to take action to force property owners to clean up the mess. More...

Online Shipping Solutions At USPS

Recently, the United States Postal Service, postal sales representatives visited the Steinway Post Office, 43-04 Broadway in Long Island City educating customers on the use of Click-NShip services. More...

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