April 18, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Community Calendar

Calendar of Events

Community Meetings Associations Apr. 19, 7:30 p.m., United Community Civic; Augustana Lutheran Church, 69-05 Ditmars Blvd., Astoria Heights; 718.932.5415. May 10, 7:30 p.m., sharp, Dutch Kills Civic; St. More...

Restaurant of the Week

New York Diner Is Standout Since 1949

49-09 Northern Boulevard Jackson Heights + 718.626.8857

T he New York Diner might be small in size, but it's huge when it comes to delicious food and friendly service. More...

Editorials

Editorial

Fight Hike In Water Rates--Attend DEP Hearings

For the second time in two years, the New York City Water Board has proposed imposing a rate hike on the city's homeowners. More...

Buckle Up For Safety

To The Editor:

I was shocked and sadden[ed], as many of us were, after reading of Gov. Jon Corzine's near fatal accident. But what was most troubling was that it was reported he was not wearing his seat belt. More...

Don't Add To Bitterness

To The Editor:

"Hymie Town" Jessie Jackson and Tawana Brawley's Al Sharpton are not people who should be leading the charge to purge [radio "shock jock" Don] Imus. With their histories they should bear witness for forgiving a wrong. More...

Star Journal

Sexual Revolution Goes By The Book In April 1963

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

Tough Fight Ahead For Mayor' Continuing Schools Control

A decision by the state legislature whether to continue mayoral control of the city public school system is still two years away, but signs that Mayor Michael Bloomberg will have a huge fight on his hands trying to convince state lawmakers to contin More...

Seniors

Democrats' Bill To Negotiate Lower Drug Prices In Jeopardy

Democrats campaigned forcefully last year against the federal ban on negotiating lower prescription drug prices with pharmaceutical manufacturers, but the party's United States Senate members are on a different track on this issue than their House c More...

Skin Cancer Alert

Dear Savvy Senior,

Can you write a column on skin cancer and how to guard against it as you get older? My father died from melanoma about 10 years ago (at age 59) and I don't want to follow in his footsteps. More...

Features

Board 7 Favors Tow Pound Site For Academy

Before selecting the New York Police Department Tow Pound in College Point for a new Police Academy, representatives of the city's site selection committee, headed by Deputy Mayor Edward Skyler, consulted with Community Board 7. More...

Brown Brings Good News On Crime To Board 2

Queens District Attorney Richard Brown's latest informational tour led him to the April meeting of Community Board 2 two days after his appearance at the Sunnyside Chamber of Commerce April luncheon. More...

Commerce Bank Opens Branch With Donations

In keeping with Commerce Bank's long-time spirit of community support, the bank marked the opening of its newest Queens location with donations to several local nonprofit organizations. More...

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