July 18, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Community Calendar

Calendar of Events

Community Meetings Associations Sep. 13, 7:30 p.m., Dutch Kills Civic, St. Patrick's School Hall, 39- 28 28th St., Long Island City; 718.786.2049. Boards Sep. 4, 7:30 p.m., Board 4; VFW Post 150, 51-11 108th St., Corona; 718.760.3141. More...

Seniors

Technology Options For Computer-Less Seniors

Dear Savvy Senior, I recently read an article about some new devices that allow you to send e-mails and pictures to people who don't have a computer. How is this possible? More...

Prostate Cancer Screening Session Held

Queens Borough President Helen Marshall visited a prostate cancer screening site in Borough Hall on Tuesday, June 19. More than 100 men were screened before noon at the free testing location. Testing was offered by St. More...

Ridgewood Seniors Review Fire Safety

State Senator Serphin R. Maltese (R-C, Glendale) and FDNY Safety Education Unit Representative Todd Belton met with members of the Ridgewood Older Adult Center at a recent Fire Safety Awareness Day sponsored by Maltese. More...

Features

More Than 100 Known Gangs Are Active In Queens

It has been a year since Genesis Regalado was gunned down in a drive-by shooting outside her home on 99th Street in Corona, playing at an open hydrant on a hot July 17 night. More...

Weiner Beats Other '09 Mayoral Hopefuls In Campaign $ Received

Congressmember Anthony Weiner, one of the leading contenders for mayor in the 2009 election, led all other mayoral hopefuls by raising $2 million for the six-month period which ended last Wednesday. More...

Brown Is 2nd Longest Serving DA In Queens History

Queens District Attorney Richard A. Brown became the second longest serving district attorney in the history of Queens County, moving past Charles P. Sullivan (1935- 1951) in May 2007. Brown became district attorney of Queens County in 1991. More...

Political Page

Gallagher, Hevesi In Political Spotlight

Queens pols and political observers received a double jolt during the past week as rape/assault allegations were leveled against City Councilmember Dennis Gallagher, followed closely by reports out of Albany that the probe of possible irregularitie More...

Health Care

Researchers Unravel HPV Infections Leading to Possible New Treatment

Imagine a virus that can trigger a lowly wart, or the growth of a tumor or a respiratory illness that takes your breath away. More...

Editorials

Editorial

Kill Congestion Pricing Now

Mayor Michael Bloomberg's congestion pricing scheme keeps on rearing its ugly head. We were hoping it had died after the mayor spent Monday in Albany touting it to Governor Eliot Spitzer and various members of the state senate, but no such luck. More...

We're All Immigrants

To The Editor:

The census in 1880 reported that 20 percent of Americans were recent immigrants most of whom spoke no English. Every immigrant wave to come ashore in the U.S. has been met with suspicion and hostility. Factually everyone in the U.S. More...

Ferraro Not The First

To The Editor:

First, congratulations on your 25th anniversary! A wonderful milestone. More...

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