July 14, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Borough-Wide Blotter

107th Precinct   ‘Wrong Way’ Van Slams Into Car On LIE  A drunk driver speeding the wrong way on the Long Island Expressway on July 5 slammed his car into an airport shuttle van, critically injuring himself and a 64-year-old L More...

Fire Damages Row of Stores on 30th Avenue

A fire in a one-story-high row of stores at 30th Avenue and 47th Street brought a total of 12 firefighting apparatus and 60 New York City firefighters to the scene and severely damaged three businesses. More...

Political Page

Questions Arise About Ciafone Residency In 36th AD

John Ciafone, the Astoria attorney who has high hopes of winning the 36th Assembly District seat in this year’s elections, faces a tough candidate in the September 14 primary because Aravella Simotas, his opponent, has the backing of the Queen More...

Editorials

Truth In The Maloney Race

Congressmember Carolyn Maloney’s challenger in the Democratic primary, Reshma Saujani, is engaging in a negative and dishonest campaign in an effort to hide the truth about her own record. More...

Postal Service Takes Wrong Approach

In May 2009, the United States Postal Service raised the price of a first class stamp to 44 cents. More...

Letters to the Editor

Channel 2 Is All Wet To The Editor: June 30, 2010. What a beautiful day we had Wednesday night. Our annual fireworks display was to start at 7:30 and everyone was here, the biggest crowd ever. More...

DWI Hit-Run Victims Cling To Life

Two Queens women who suffered massive head injuries on July 3 in a drunk driving crash remain in grave condition this week in the intensive care unit at Elmhurst Hospital Center.    Susan Paez, 22, and her 47-year-old friend, Rosa Hernand More...

Open Hydrants Could Mean Jail Time

Opening fire hydrants without an FDNY authorized spray cap could get you a fine or 30 days in jail, city officials warn.    Officials at the city Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) last week reminded Queens residents that openin More...

NYPD: Cop Fired Weapon Accidentally

Police officials last week said a Queens cop accidentally fired one round from his .9-mm handgun into an unruly crowd in Astoria on July 6.   More...

Imagination Playground Visits Queens

Children and parents gathered at the Yellowstone Playground in Forest Hills on July 10 to join in the Imagination Playground demonstration. More...

Awakening The Dragons

Dragons, Buddhist monks and lion dancers from the World Chan Buddhist Association joined Borough President Helen Marshall in the ancient ceremony of dotting the eye of a 50-foot dragon boat on the steps of Borough Hall on July 13 marking the beginnin More...

Restaurant of the Week

Agnanti Restaurant

It doesn’t get much better than a delicious Greek meal eaten outdoors with delightful, cool breezes emanating from bucolic Astoria Park.

Agnanti Restaurant, whose name means “gazing” promises a singular summer experience as you dine just off the edge of the park in this rustic, casual eatery. More...

Features

Physical Therapy Used As An Alternative Medicine

 An aging population and a work force constantly focused on the computer may develop special health needs. More...

Summer Vacations, Near And Far, Can Teach A Lot

Dr. E. Kirsten Peters.My finest memory from childhood is sailing a kayak my clever brother had made out of plywood and canvas. The sailing adventure was on a lake in Montana’s Glacier National Park.  More...

Negligence Blamed For Five-Alarm Blaze In Bayside

The cause of a five-alarm high-rise fire in the Bay Terrace section of Bayside that destroyed four apartments on July 7 has been attributed to negligence, authorities have reported. More...

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