October 17, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Community Calendar

Calendar of Events

Calendar Compiled By Susan Cleary Times and dates are subject to change. Please call event sponsors to confirm. Halloween Oct. 20, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. More...

Restaurant of the Week

Foxy's Diner

43-11 Queens Blvd. • Sunnyside • 718.482.7641

F oxy's Diner, conveniently located on Queens Blvd. and 43rd Street in Sunnyside, caters to the international flavor of the neighborhood it serves. More...

Seniors

Seniors' Real Estate Rebates Should Have Been Received

Seniors 65 or older who receive the enhanced STAR real estate tax exemption annually may have already received or will shortly receive their STAR rebate checks as part of the additional benefit approved by the state legislature in last April's budg More...

Memory Loss: What's Normal, What's Not

Dear Savvy Senior I am 58 years old and have noticed that I've become more forgetful lately and it troubles me. My mother died with Alzheimer's disease about 15 years ago and I am afraid I might be next. More...

Features

Forget About Another Rate Hike, Lawmakers Tell Water Bd.

City Councilmembers David Weprin and James Gennaro, who vehemently opposed the 11.4 percent water rate increase foisted upon city homeowners three months ago, are now demanding that the city Water Board abandon any plans for a new "special rate boo More...

Mount Sinai Hospital Of Queens To Hold Town Hall

Mount Sinai Hospital of Queens invites the community to join the hospital's third annual Town Hall meeting on Thursday, October 18, from 7 to 9 p.m. More...

Pistilli Offers To Buy Westway At UCCA Meeting

A raucous meeting of angry residents, fed up with conditions related to the ongoing use of the Westway Motor Inn for homeless services, resulted in a pledge by officials to help end the practice. "We are all upset in this community. More...

Political Page

GOP Skewers Gov's License Plan; Spitzer, Staff Defend It

Two Republican state legislative committees urged the state motor vehicles commissioner on Monday to dump Governor Eliot Spitzer's plan to issue licenses to illegal aliens, citing security concerns, but the official staunchly defended the proposed More...

No Child Left Behind Hurts More Than Helps

Five years into the federal No Child Left Behind law, NCLB is viewed less and less favorably, according to results of the 39th annual Phi Delta Kappa/Gallup poll. More...

Catsimatidis Makes Bloomberg-Like Move Toward Mayoral Run In '09

Following the route that Mayor Michael Bloomberg took, and hoping to extend the Republicans' hold on City Hall, supermarket mogul John A. More...

Editorials

Armenian Genocide Should Be Acknowledged

Editorial

Ninety-two years ago the Ottoman Empire made a last-ditch effort to regain some of the prestige and glory it had enjoyed some 300 years earlier at the height of its power. More...

Happy 70th Birthday, Queens College

Seventy years ago 400 students walked onto a campus that was still a-building and matriculated at a new institution. More...

Licenses And Illegals

To The editor: I can't think of a more ridiculous law approved by Governor [Eliot] Spitzer than the one that approves the issuing of drivers' licenses to illegal aliens. This N.Y. More...

Sports

Truman Defeats Far Rockaway, 14-8 In OT

On Saturday, October 13, as thousands of South Queens residents were preparing to participate in the annual Columbus Day Parade in Howard Beach, the Far Rockaway H.S. Sea Horses (2-3) and the Harry S. Truman H.S. More...

Climb A Wall In LIC

If you saw a 60-foot rock abutting a building near Queens Plaza, you're right! More...

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

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