October 3, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Community Calendar

Calendar of Events

Times and dates are subject to change. Please call event sponsors to confirm. Halloween Oct. More...

Restaurant of the Week

A&J Pizza - A FAMILY AFFAIR

71-37 Austin Street • Forest Hills • (718) 520-9018

W ith Columbus Day drawing near, all New Yorkers become Italian and celebrate the discovery of the Americas. Why not celebrate with home style Italian food and lots of pizza at A&J Pizza in Forest Hills? More...

Editorials

SJU Incident Proves Need For Cellphones In Schools

At about 2:30 p.m., last Wednesday, a young man was seen carrying a large rifle as he walked through the Jamaica Estates campus of St. John's University. More...

Hail Columbus For Opening Our World

Three "average" citizens appearing in a skit on a popular late night talk show last week did not know in what year Christopher Columbus first made landfall in the New World. More...

Global Warming Is Bunk

To The Editor:

Aside from the fact that the very existence of the federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is unconstitutional under the 10th Amendment, the debate is really whether or not it should be used to regulate to death what is left of our industry. More...

Sports

Calling All Ball Players!!!

Register for Forest Hills Little League Baseball On: Friday, October 26, 7-9 p.m. and Saturday, October 27, 9 a.m.-noon. At: 66-01 Fleet St., FHYAA Headquarters (adjacent to the Little League Baseball Fields). More...

John Adams Trounces South Bronx, 32-6

On September 29, a beautiful Saturday afternoon in Jamaica, 0-3 South Bronx H.S. visited undefeated John Adams (3-0). In the previous two years, Coach Jose Cosme's South Bronx Phoenix team has had records of 3-6 and 3-7. More...

Flushing 6th-Grader Throws 1st Pitch At Shea

Marques James Seme, an 11-year-old sixth grade student at P.S. More...

Political Page

Old Fashioned Hot Dogs & Beer Party For Vallone

A crowd of well wishers and supporters of City Councilmember Peter Vallone Jr. turned out yesterday at Bohemian Hall in Astoria to toast the young lawmaker as he considers his options and mulls over future career choices. More...

Seniors

Senior Spotlight By John Toscano

Seniors' Home Sharing Program Trying Intergenerational Mix

A home sharing program, which brings seniors together to provide affordable housing and companionship, has embarked on a pilot project which will also welcome younger people. More...

Coping With Low Vision

Dear Savvy Senior, What kinds of resources are available to help seniors with severe vision impairment? My wife has macular degeneration and has become very discouraged. What can you tell us? More...

Features

9 Officers Earn Cop Of The Month Honors At The 114th

Nine police officers whose beats run from Astoria Park to Queens Plaza South and along Broadway, Steinway Street and Ditmars Boulevard were honored for helping to keep the community safe over the summer. More...

Vallone Proposes Licenses For Etching Acid Possession

While he maintains that graffiti in any form is unlawful, City Councilmember Peter Vallone Jr. More...

Markey Would Allow More Time To Pursue Child Sexual Abuse Cases

Taking hope from a bill which passed the state legislature in the last session and was signed into law, Assemblymember Margaret Markey said she will try again in the 2008 session to have legislation passed by both houses to extend the statute of li More...

Star Journal

Back-to-School Buys Head September 1947 Concerns

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...

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