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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...

Restaurant of the Week

ISLAND RESTAURANT AND LOUNGE…A COOL OASIS

35-15 36th Street (off 35th Ave.) Long Island City 718.433.0690

Escape the summer heat at Island Restaurant and Lounge, a veritable oasis of cool comfort. Silky white curtains surround the serene interior of this bi-level restaurant composed of white stone walls, More...

Health Care

Weiner: Increased Medicare Coverage Needed To Keep Mammogram Clinics Operating

Despite the established effectiveness of yearly mammograms in fighting breast cancer, there has been a sharp decline in the percentage of women getting them, Congressmember Anthony Weiner stated as he announced introduction of legislation to revers More...

Editorials

Editorial

New York City Loses On Anti-Terror Funding--Again

Once again, the Department of Homeland Security has allocated billions of dollars in anti-terror funding, and once again New York City has received a far smaller slice of the pie. More...

Leaves An Out

To The Editor:

In commuting Scooter Libby's jail sentence, perhaps President [George W.] Bush has outfoxed everyone. More...

Driving Him Wild

To The Editor:

I have some gripes I'd like to air about careless drivers. More...

Political Page

Queens Main Stage For State Senate Control Battle In 2008

The momentous battle for control of the state senate in next year's elections could fall squarely on Queens, where four of the borough's six senators are likely to face stiff opposition as they seek re-election. More...

Seniors

Finding Reliable Health Information Online

Dear Savvy Senior, Can you give me some pointers for finding reliable health information on the Internet? With so much information out there, I'm not sure where to turn or who to trust. What can you tell me? More...

Congress Plans Medicare Expansion; Bush Vows To Veto Plan

A fierce battle is shaping up between Democrats and President George W. More...

Features

Gianaris Seeks Con Ed Reforms After Steam Pipe Explosion

As the first suit against Con Edison arising from last week's Midtown Manhattan steam pipe explosion was filed on Monday and affected business owners pressed the giant utility for financial assistance, Assemblymember Michael Gianaris called for sig More...

On the brief side...

Crowley Votes To Reduce Passport Delays Legislation to eliminate delays for travelers waiting to receive passports, which has become a major problem, has passed the House Committee on Foreign Affairs. More...

St. Michael's Cemetery Plans 9/11 Memorial Service

St. Michael's Cemetery, 72-02 Astoria Blvd., East Elmhurst, will hold its annual memorial service for New York City firefighters and police officers lost in the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center on September 8 at 1 p.m. More...

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