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Police Problems Cited At Town Hall Meeting by richard gentilviso The City Council Select Committee on Police Performance and Community Relations, formed in the wake of the acquittal of four police officers in the death of Amadou Diallo, held a town hall hearing at LaGuardia Community College on Apr. 17th, the third in a series of hearings in the communities […]

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Orthodox Easter Falls On Apr. 30th This Year Easter will be celebrated on April 30th this year by more than 250 million Orthodox Christians throughout the world. The Orthodox date for Easter is based on a decree of the Council of Nicaea in 325 AD. According to this decree, Easter must be celebrated on the Sunday following the first full […]

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Calendar of Events Community Meetings *Thursday, Apr. 27th, 10:30 a.m., Land Use Hearings, Borough Hall, 120-55 Queens Blvd., Kew Gardens; 286-2640. *7:45 p.m., Juniper Park Civic Association; meet at Our Lady of Hope School, Eliot Avenue and 71st Street, Middle Village; 651-5865. *8 p.m. Conservative Party of Queens County; meet at American Legion Continental Post 1424, 107-15 Metropolitan Ave.,Forest Hills, […]

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Hevesi Hails Greek Heritage

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On The Brief Side… Report ‘Virus’ Info Via Cohen Anyone who finds a dead bird or a pool of water that appears to have been standing for a long time should report it to the city health authorities, and Assemblymember Michael Cohen (D-Forest Hills) stands ready to help get the information reported. Cohen said, "Both dead birds and standing water […]

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Vallone Chides Rudy For Water Plant Delays; Calls For Hearings Alarmed by reports that Mayor Rudolph Giuliani’s administration plans to upgrade sewage treatment plants upstate, which are part of the system that helps to keep our drinking water clean and safe, are two-years behind schedule, City Council Speaker Peter Vallone promptly called for hearings to find out what was causing […]

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Restaurant Of The Week By Teresa Barile Meet The Flavors Of Spain At Café Salamanca by teresa barile Step into the garden-like dining room at Café Salamanca and you’ll feel as if you’re on one of the wonderful patios prevalent in Spain. Owner Justo Seoana has owned Café Salamanca, located on Northern Boulevard in Jackson Heights, for 16 years. He […]

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Senior Spotlight By John Toscano Butler Issues ‘Scam’ Alert About Phony Medicare Refund Assemblymember Denis Butler has issued an alert to Medicare recipients that a scam is currently being perpetrated on seniors throughout the country and he wants the elderly in Queens to be aware of it so they can avoid being a victim. According to Butler (D–Astoria/Long Island City/Jackson […]