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Restaurant of the Week

DONATO'S RESTAURANT AND PIZZA

50-22 39th Avenue, Woodside 718.507.4591

c elebrating nearly 9 years in Woodside, Donato's Italian Restaurant and Pizza epitomizes the neighborhood Italian restaurant. More...

Health Care

Mount Sinai Queens Certified As Queens' 1st Stroke Center

Mount Sinai Hospital Queens has earned the Joint Commission Certification as a Primary Stroke Center after an onsite review during March 2008. More...

Editorials

Editorial

Congestion Pricing Deserves Its Demise

The City Council last Tuesday passed Mayor Michael Bloomberg's congestion pricing plan by a vote of 30 to 20. More...

Unique Presidential Race

To The Editor: The three presidential candidates are unique for different reasons. Gender, race and age define them. There are advantages and disadvantages each must confront. Each will be defined by their uniqueness. More...

Parade Missed The Point

To The Editor: Concerning the annual Inclusive St. Patrick's parade, which celebrated its ninth year: Inclusive perhaps; but absolutely insensitive to Catholics. Inclusive? No military were represented- only veterans against the war. More...

Sports

Forest Hills Little League Baseball 2008 Season Opens

On Saturday April 5, City Councilmember Melinda Katz joined the leaders of the Forest Hills Youth Activities Association, the Forest Hills Little League, the American Legion and hundreds of young baseball players and their families to officially open More...

Mets Drop Home Opener To Phillies, 5-2

The Mets sent Oliver Perez (1-0) to face Jamie Moyer (0-0) and the Philadelphia Phillies in this 45th and final opening day at Shea Stadium. More...

Councilwoman Melinda Katz threw out first pitch for the Katz’s Komets

The Komets won their first game by a score of 10 to 3

Councilwoman Melinda Katz was on hand to throw out the first pitch for the Forest Hills softball team which bears her name and support - Katz's Komets. More...

Breaking News

Mets Defeat Phillies, 8-2 In Home Night Game Opener

The New York Mets tried to put Monday More...

Mets Drop Home Opener To Phillies, 5-2

By Dan Miller The Mets sent Oliver Perez (1-0) to face Jamie Moyer (0-0) and the Philadelphia Phillies in this 45th and final opening day at Shea Stadium. More...

Political Page

Queens Republicans To Offer More Challenges To Dems This Year

Fulfilling his promise to field more candidates in Queens elections, Phil Ragusa, the borough Republican Party leader, recently announced three more challengers to Democratic incumbents in state legislative races. More...

Seniors

Senior Spotlight By John Toscano

Stavisky Says Budget May Have Healthcare Improvements For Seniors

Democratic members of the state senate report that they are confident that when the 2008-09 state budget is passed, it will include an important new benefit for seniors that will reduce their prescription drug costs. More...

Seniors See Performance At QTIP

Assemblymember Ellen Young (fourth from l.) joined 25 seniors from the Self-Help Benjamin Rosenthal Senior Center in a trip to Queens Theatre In the Park for lunch and an afternoon performance of "Neil Berg's 100 Years More...

Features

Vallone Votes 'No' On Congestion Pricing

"Kudos to you, Mr. Councilman," United Community Civic Association (UCCA) President Rose Marie Poveromo, said, praising City Councilmember Peter Vallone Jr. for his vote against congestion pricing. "I said no," Vallone said. More...

Lawmakers Join In Greek Independence Day Parade

New York City's annual Greek Independence Day Parade celebrates Greece's independence from the Ottoman Empire. This year's parade was held Sunday, April 6 on Fifth Avenue in Manhattan. More...

Wedding Reception Was A Knockout

Some 200 guests evacuated a wedding reception at Dante's Catering Hall in East Elmhurst on April 6 after carbon monoxide fumes overcame them. Fire officials said they thought a faulty boiler at the catering hall at 75-07 31st Ave. More...

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