September 19, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Community Calendar

Calendar of Events

Times and dates are subject to change. Please call event sponsors to confirm. Community Meetings Associations Oct. 8, Nov. 12, Dec. 10, Middle Village Property Owners/Residents; St. Margaret's Parish Hall, 66-05 79th Pl.; 718.894.4114. More...

Restaurant of the Week

FRESH CATCH OF THE DAY AT GREEK CAPTAIN

32-10 36th Ave., Long Island City 718.786.6015

Seafood lovers have been coming from near and far to Greek Captain on 36th Avenue in Astoria for the past 14 years. More...

Editorials

Cellphones Belong In New York City Schools

Every so often, somebody, somewhere shows they have good sense. The New York City Council did just that last week when the body overrode Mayor Michael Bloomberg's ban on cellphones in New York City schools. More...

Economy Cannot Afford Internet Access Taxes

Unless Congress acts before November 1, Queens residents will be among millions of Americans who will see new taxes from state and local governments on their monthly Internet access bills. More...

Klein Rejects Small Classes

To The Editor:

Despite all of the rhetoric coming from City Hall and [Schools] Chancellor Joel Klein, they have made it clear that there are no plans in the immediate future to utilize any of the additional state funding to reduce class size. More...

Sports

Grady Takes LIC Bulldogs 42 to 29

On Saturday morning September 15, the Long Island City Bulldogs took their home field with the dream of upsetting the 2005-06 Cup champion, Brooklyn's William E. Grady H.S. More...

Flushing Defeats IT H.S. 20-0 at LIC H.S. Field

Flushing H.S. capped off the second half of a PSAL high school football double header at the Long Island City H.S. field by shutting out its sister school in Long Island City, InformationTech H.S., 20-0. More...

H.S. Football City Championship/ Bowl Div 2007-2008 Standings

School Name Wins Losses Rating Power (Standing as of 9-17-07) Points More...

Political Page

Brown Endorsed For 5th Term; GOP Intra-Party Fights

Queens District Attorney Richard A. Brown, who had no opposition in yesterday's primary elections, won the nomination to run for a fifth term in the November 6 general election. More...

Seniors

Medicare Primer: Tips To Maximize Benefits

Dear Savvy Senior, Can you give me a primer on Medicare? I turn 65 next year and could use some help to ensure I get the most out of my benefits. More...

Features

On the brief side...

Cuomo To Distribute $7 M In Damages From Oxycontin New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo announced that New York State has received $7.26 million in damages from Purdue Pharma, L.P., manufacturer of Oxycontin, for misrepresenting the dangers of t More...

Library Foundation To Honor Commerce Bank President

The Queens Library Foundation will host its seventh annual dinner, The Crystal Ball...A Magical Event, on Monday, October 1, at 5:30 p.m. at the Water's Edge Restaurant on the East River at 44th Drive, Long Island City. More...

UCCA, Port Authority Remember 9/11 Dead

The United Community Civic Association (UCCA) and the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey held the sixth annual Candlelight Memorial Ceremony for the victims of the Sept. More...

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