December 10, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

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Holiday Food, Clothing, Toy Drives Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Petschauer Insurance Agency, annual U.S. Marine Corps "Toys For Tots", donate new, unwrapped toys, 66-10 Forest Ave., Ridgewood; 718.386.5050. To Dec. More...

Seniors

'City Has Failed To Address Problems With Senior Center Change'

Continuing his battle against Mayor Michael Bloomberg's major changes in serving the city's seniors, City Comptroller William Thompson Jr. More...

Beating The Holiday Blues

Dear Savvy Senior, Over the past few years my mother, who is 75, has gotten to where she dreads the holiday season and becomes very melancholy. What can I do to help? More...

Features

'Record Jobless Numbers Make Detroit Bailout A Must,' Says Maloney

The latest upsurge in job losses left Congressmember Carolyn Maloney breathless and moved her to declare that the potential employment consequences if one or more of the Detroit auto makers fail should be "front and center" as Congress debates an a More...

Have Breakfast With Santa, Help Toys For Tots

Enjoy breakfast with Santa Claus at Applebee's Grill and Bar, 38-01 35th Ave., Astoria on Saturday, December 20 from 8 to 10 a.m. More...

Thompson Seeks End To Term Limit Extension

New York City Comptroller William C. Thompson Jr. is one of 25 plaintiffs seeking to stop the law extending term limits. More...

Political Page

Maloney Backed By 2 Women's Groups For Hillary's Senate Post

Congressmember Carolyn Maloney, a hardworking 16-year Congressional veteran, was given a strong push last week to become Senator Hillary Clinton's successor by two women's groups. More...

Restaurant of the Week

WunderBar German Grill and Bierhaus

WunderBar German Grill and Bierhaus 37-10 11th Street, Long Island City 718.YES.BEER (718.937.2337) www.wunderbarlic.com W underBar German Grill and Bierhaus is the latest arrival on the restaurant and bar scene and is a welcome addition to t More...

Editorials

Bridge Tolls, Payroll Tax No Answer For MTA

Last Thursday, Governor David Paterson accepted the final report on the Ravitch Commission on MTA Financing. More...

Designate A Driver

To The Editor: Holiday celebrations require party hosts and party goers to think ahead to plan what food to serve, what music to play or what gift to bring. More...

We're All Integrated

To The Editor: Former Speaker of the House Tip O'Neill would often say "All politics are local." This simply stated reality is what renders American democracy the envy of the world. More...

Sports

St. John's Prep's Vasquez Is 1st In 2,500-Meter Run

St. John's Prep Freshman and Honors English Student Gabriel Vasquez placed first in the Boys' 2,500- Meter Run at the CHSAA Freshman and Sophomore Intersectional Championship meet at Van Cortlandt Park on November 1. More...

Free USTA Winter Tennis For Kids

Beginning Jan. 10, 2009 the New York Junior Tennis League early morning, winter program offers free tennis to young people ages 6 to18 in Queens. More...

St. John's Trounces NJIT, Shatters Backboard At Home

St. John's entered the game against winless New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) on Monday, December 8, on a four-game winning streak at their newly renovated Lew Carnesecca Arena. St. More...

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