May 16, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Community Calendar

Calendar of Events

Community Meetings Boards Jun. 5, 7 p. m., Board 4; VFW Post 150, 51-11 108th St., Corona; 718.760.3141. Jun. 19, 7 p. m., Board 1; Astoria World Manor, 25-22 Astoria Blvd.; 718.786.3335. More...

Restaurant of the Week

THE LANDMARK "T-BONE DINER" SINCE 1934

N ew York restaurants come and go like so many subway cars, but the landmark TBone Diner, has been serving its faithful clientele since 1934. More...

Seniors

Crowley Says Many Seniors Await Payback For Part D Expenses

Thousands of the nation's poorest seniors who paid an average of $300 in out-of-pocket expenses when they applied for the Part D drug prescription coverage last year were not informed by federal healthcare officials that they were entitled to be re More...

Gennaro Meets With Seniors

Councilman James F. Gennaro (D-Fresh Meadows) makes sure to hear from seniors as he celebrates the 12th Annual Senior Advocacy Day at City Hall on Wednesday, May 2. More...

Heart Disease In Women: Are You At Risk?

Dear Savvy Senior, You rarely hear about women dying from heart attacks, but it recently happened to my 61-year-old sister, who experienced no previous symptoms. More...

Features

Composto Is Named SD 30 Head

Just a few years ago, community superintendents were an endangered species. But after Schools Chancellor Joel Klein officially appointed Dr. Philip A. More...

TWC Partnership Donates $10K To City Harvest

As part of a nationwide partnership with Share Our Strength, Food Network and Time Warner Cable of New York and New Jersey donated $10,000 to City Harvest (a Share Our Strength grantee), More...

Sunnyside Chamber Marks Pizzuti's 6th Week At PBQN

Assistant Chief Diana Pizzuti, commander of New York City Police Department Patrol Borough Queens North (PBQN), made her second consecutive appearance at the Sunnyside Chamber of Commerce luncheon for May at Dazies Restaurant on Queens Boulevard. More...

Political Page

Will Bloomberg Run? If So, For What?

Despite repeated denials that he has any thoughts on or ambition to run for president of the United States or any office higher than the one he holds now, Mayor Michael Bloomberg was invited last week to share a national ticket and has been encoura More...

Gianaris Brings Literacy Garden to P.S. 84

Assemblymember and P.S. 84 graduate Michael Gianaris (D-Astoria), together with the Power Authority of New York, secured funds that allow P.S. More...

OK Bill To Boost Anti-Terror Funds For Firefighters, Cops

The House of Representatives approved legislation last week which, according to Congressmember Joseph Crowley, supports first responders and increases funding for homeland security. More...

Editorials

Editorial

Flood Of Opposition To Water Rate Hike

The New York City Water Board has us all by the ice cubes. This past Monday, the Water Board unanimously voted to adopt the biggest increase in 15 years. Beginning in July, water and sewer rates will go up by 11.5 percent. More...

He Saw, He Said, He Did To The Editor: I would like to applaud this video clerk who was asked to transfer a terrorist video onto DVD. He saw these guys were dangerous and alerted the authorities. More...

Drug Re-Importation- A Deal We Should Refuse

Drug re-importation has long been an issue in American politics. It's not surprising, therefore, that the Senate once again is considering whether U.S. More...

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