November 7, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Community Calendar

Calendar of Events

Times and dates are subject to change. Please call event sponsors to confirm. Special November Events: November 9 Diwali/Deepavali, November 11 Veterans' Day and November 22 Thanksgiving & Macy's Thanksgiving Day More...

Restaurant of the Week

NEW YORK STYLE EATS for good food served fast

45-02 QUEENS BOULEVARD SUNNYSIDE, NY • 718.937.4121

J ust because you're always on the go, doesn't mean you won't have time for a good, home style meal served quickly. New York Style Eats serves good food fast and the prices and portions are just right. More...

Seniors

Schumer Helps Secure $13 M For Pomonok Senior Housing

Housing needs of Flushing seniors got a $13 million shot in the arm last week when United States Senator Charles Schumer announced approval of a federal grant in that amount to provide low-income housing for golden agers in the Pomonok community. More...

Digital TV: What You Must Know Before The Switchover

Dear Savvy Senior, Can you alert your readers to the national digital television transition that's coming in early 2009? More...

Editorials

Salute A Veteran, Honor The U.S.

Editorial

This coming Sunday, Nov. More...

Letters to the Editor

Leave Reservoir Alone To The Editor: The Ridgewood Reservoir is an area on the Queens- Brooklyn border by Highland Park that the Parks Department and the city would like to develop into recreational space. More...

Low Literacy Can Be Hazardous To Your Health

Op-ed

Imagine sitting on the examining table as your doctor explains, in detail, your diagnosis, the treatment course, your prescribed medication regimen, the lifestyle changes you now face ahead and numerous options to evaluate in order to make a decisi More...

Sports

Molloy JV Soccer Scores 1-0 Against St. Francis

The Archbishop Molloy H.S. junior varsity soccer team rode a semi-finals 3-1 win against Regis H.S. on October 30 to a Catholic High School Athletic Association Intersectional Championship finals berth against St. More...

Marathon Racers Reach 15-Mile Mark In Long Island City

Sunday, November 4 was a perfect day for a race. Temperatures in New York City hovered in the 50s, there was no precipitation to speak of and more than 30,000 runners participated in the largest marathon race in the world. More...

Bryant Beats Flushing, Gains Playoff Berth

More than 100 dedicated high school football spectators came out to Flushing Memorial Field last week to see the Bryant Owls (7-1) face off against Flushing (5- 3) in a game that would decide if Bryant went to the playoffs. More...

Political Page

Brown Wins 5th Consecutive Term As Queens DA

Queens District Attorney Richard A. More...

Talk Of Bloomberg As Prez Or Gov. Candidate Revived

After putting any talk of future political plans on the back burner, including next year's presidential race, Mayor Michael Bloomberg is now suddenly the subject of media speculation again, not only concerning his presidential prospects but also po More...

Health Care

Sabini Starts Comprehensive Health Outreach Program

As part of his ongoing effort to bring health screenings and education to the diverse communities in his Queens district, State Senator John D. More...

Elmhurst Hospital To Hold Blood Drive

Elmhurst Hospital Center will hold a blood drive at Jett Chiropractic, 73-06 Austin St., Forest Hills, on Thursday, November 15 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 3 to 7 p.m. More...

Features

Pistilli: Revitalize Steinway Shopping District

Clarifying an offer to buy the Westway Motor Inn, real estate developer Joseph Pistilli said he was not interested in acquiring the property by eminent domain. More...

Plastic Bags Live Forever, Damage Our Environment

their groceries on that first Thanksgiving Day, those bags would still be littering our parks today," Councilmember Peter Vallone Jr. More...

FEMA Extends Flood Relief Deadline; Opens New Recovery Center

Officials at the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) have extended the deadline for Queens residents who wish to apply for disaster relief for flood damage caused by the August 8 torrential rainstorm to November 16 at a new recovery center l More...

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