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"Those Who Are Still Alive": Vet Visits Vietnam Memorial To Find His Friend by bob balogh At the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C, a father explained to his son that 58,209 names on the long, black, angular wall stood for the people our country sent to the war in Vietnam and were killed. The son looked at the wall […]

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Calendar of Events Community Meetings *Thursday, May 25th, 7:30 p.m., School Board 24, 8000 Cooper Ave., Glendale; 417-2693. *Tuesday, May 30th, 7:30 p.m., Rego Park CoalitionAgainst Crime; meet at WaldenTerrace Meeting Room, 98-51 64th Ave; 896-5889. *Wednesday,May 31st, 10 a.m., Planning Commission Hearings, City Hall, Manhattan. *1 p.m., WoodhavenCultural and Historical Society; meet at Emanuel United Church, 93-12 91st Ave., […]

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Cohen Funds Heart Machine

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On The Brief Side… Maltese Presents ‘Women of Distinction’ State Senator Serphin Maltese (R–C, Elmhurst) announced that Dr. Anne Paolucci and Ms. Angelo Forte will represent his district and Queens County at the senate’s salute to "Women of Distinction." Maltese described Dr. Paolucci as an "internationally acclaimed scholar in multicomparitive studies, Italian literature, Shakespeare" and other fields of study. She […]

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The Pulpit Grace Lutheran: •May 24th and 31st, Saturday, 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Outdoor flea market. The church is located at 31-20 21st Ave. For information, call 728-0093. **** Temple Beth Sholom: •May 25th, Thursday, 7:30 p.m. Line and country western couples dancing. •May 26th, Friday, 8:30 p.m., Sabbath Eve services. •May 27th, Saturday, 10 a.m. Torah study. •June […]

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Senior Spotlight By John Toscano Bush’s S.S. Plan Stirs Sharp Debate; Fight For Lower Rx The proposal by Governor George W. Bush, the Republican presidential candidate, to allow some Social Security collections to be invested in the stock market brought a flood of reaction, almost all of it in opposition to the idea. Actually, it’s an old idea, having been […]

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Crowley Presents Purple Heart To Astoria Vet

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Editorial Editorial Gratitude On Memorial Day “Why is America lucky enough to have such men?” wonders an admiral on his aircraft carrier flag bridge during the Korean War in James Michener’s The Bridges at Toko-ri. “They leave this tiny ship and fly against the enemy. Then they must seek the ship, lost somewhere on the sea. And when they find […]

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Roving Photographer Roving Photographer By Rev. Austin H. Armitstead With DDW This week’s question: What organizations or causes do you admire and support?

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Letters Letters Call For Speed Bumps To the Editor: I read the article "Safety Improvement on Queens Blvd. Starts In The Fall" by John Toscano in your May 4, 2000 issue. I am very glad about the announcement made by Councilmember Karen Koslowitz. Queens Boulevard needs to be much safer than what it is right now. However, from what I […]