October 24, 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. 26, Barnes & Noble, Tee Jay's Halloween Tales, 176-60 Union Tpke., Fresh Meadows, 718.380.7077. More...

Restaurant of the Week

Original Ben's Best Celebrates 60 Years

T here can be only one original for the finest in traditional Jewish kosher delicatessen meats, sandwiches, soups, salads and entrées. More...

Seniors

Rally To Keep St. Mary S.C. Open Next Tues. At City Hall

Members of the St. Mary's Senior Center, who were told about six months ago by the facility's operator, Catholic Charities, that it is to be closed, will hold a rally next Tuesday at City Hall to try to keep the center open. More...

Social Security: Make Sure Benefits Add Up

Dear Savvy Senior, When my 62-year-old brother applied for his retirement benefits early this year, he found that Social Security had made several mistakes on his earnings record in past years. More...

Features

Mount Sinai Queens Enjoys Technological Advances

Since the Astoria General Hospital became Mount Sinai Hospital of Queens in June 1999, there have been many changes. "Eight years ago, there was essentially no technology," David Nierman, M.D., chief of medicine at Mount Sinai Queens, said. More...

On the brief side...

Gennaro Condemns Hate Crime City Councilmember James F. Gennaro is offering a $1,000 reward for information regarding swastikas painted on the walls of the Young Israel of Hillcrest Synagogue in Hillcrest on October 18. More...

114th Precinct Blotter Highlights

Monday, October 15: • A 23-year-old Hispanic male was charged with assault, acting in a manner injurious to a child and harassment after he hit a victim with a metal chair in the presence of a child. More...

Political Page

Board 1 Resolution: No Transients At Westway

Demonstrating its support against use of the Westway Motor Inn for "transient residence of any kind. Short-term or longterm," Community Board 1 has passed a resolution. More...

Onorato, Avella Say: 'New Tree Program Needs Trimming Here & There'

Mayor Michael Bloomberg and performer Bette Midler launched an ambitious tree planting program recently which Bloomberg hopes will see a million trees planted throughout the city in the next decade. More...

Bldgs. Dept. Boro Commish Is The Guy Next Door

As far as Derek Lee is concerned, he is the guy next door. "After all, I am a Queens resident," the Department of Buildings Borough Commissioner said. More...

Editorials

'Vasean's Law' Needed For Sexual Predators

Recently an individual was convicted of a number of assaults of a sexual nature committed against a child. The child was nine years old when the assaults began and 14 when they ended with a rape. More...

Why No Rezoning?

To The Editor: The Auburndale Improvement Association, Inc., the oldest civic association in Queens County, has been actively lobbying the New York City Planning Commission for contextual rezoning of the Auburndale community for the past several y More...

Bigotry Reappears

To The Editor: Bigotry has lifted its ugly head in Manhattan and Nassau County, not to mention in various parts of the country, with the crude and bigoted display of nooses. More...

Sports

Springfield Gardens Homecoming Game Marred By Loss To Flushing In PSAL Varsity Football

Saturday October 20 was a big day at Springfield Gardens H.S. It was Homecoming, a day in which hundreds of former students from Springfield Gardens returned to their alma mater to meet old friends and acquaintances and see a football game. More...

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

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H.S. Football Cup Division 2007-2008 Standings

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