Ronald Wilson Reagan 1911–2004 By John Toscano Like the nation and the world, we mourn the loss of Ronald Reagan, this country’s 40th president, who passed away last Saturday at the age of 93. Reagan will be remembered and revered for having gained an undisputed place in history, not only as one of our greatest presidents, but more so as a world […]
Calendar of Events Community Meetings Associations Community Meetings Associations June 10, 7:30 p.m., sharp, United Forties Civic; St. Teresa’s Parish Center, Basement Rectory, 45th Street, Woodside. June 14, 7:30 p.m., Middle Village Property Owners/Residents; St. Margaret’s Parish Hall, 79th Place; 718-894-4114. Clubs June 17, 8 p.m., John F. Kennedy Regular Democratic Club of Queens County, 78-31 Parsons Blvd., Flushing; 718-591-0100. Community Boards […]
Hidden Landscapes Of Queens Hidden Landscapes Of Queens Lori Sanford–Ross’ "Pockets of Serenity: The Hidden Landscapes of Queens" will be on exhibit until June 30, Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Citigroup, Court Square, Rotunda Atrium, Long Island City.
Tag Sale At Young Israel Young Israel of Holliswood Jewish Center, tag sale, Sunday, June 13, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m, 86-25 Francis Lewis Blvd., Holliswood; 718-776-8500.
Ion politics By John Toscano Ion politics Meeting With Presidential Hopeful Reagan Recalled The first, and only, time we met Ronald Reagan was in February of 1977 when he was at the midpoint of his political career. It was at the Shalimar, a catering place in Staten Island, at the annual Lincoln Day Dinner held by the Kings County Republican organization […]
Computer Lab Dedicated A dedication ceremony was held for a new computer laboratory at the Leonard Stavisky School, PS 242, in Flushing. The funds for these computers were provided by City Council Member John Liu, pictured with young student.
Reagan Web Site Unveiled The Young America Foundation has now unveiled a new Web site tribute to Ronald Reagan, www.rememberronaldreagan.com. This Web site is dedicated to remembering the extraordinary life of Ronald Reagan through the eyes of people he touched. Visitors are invited to explore the personal memories shared on this Web site by Reagan friends and colleagues like Attorney […]
Ambassador 21 Offers Cuisine Of India And Pakistan New York Style Eats serves good food—fast. Owner Chris Poubouridis works day and night at his Sunnyside eatery to offer hearty meals with plentiful portions at affordable prices—with everything homemade. The restaurant itself is a treat for the senses. Its clean and comfortable dining room has murals depicting café scenes, creating a […]
The much-heralded Medicare drug discount card program started last Tuesday, but several sources report that the Bush Administration’s estimate that 7.3 million out of 41 million Medicare members would sign up is falling far short of the mark. Various groups are offering aid and are encouraging seniors to sign up for a card, which could save beneficiaries from 10 percent […]
Nolan Gives Awards To Senior Volunteers Photo Sharon Cadiz For their efforts in assisting the community’s elderly, 50 senior volunteers received awards from Assemblymember Catherine Nolan at the Ravenswood Senior center this month. The awards were presented by Edwin Cadiz, a Nolan representative. Cadiz is shown with (l. to r.) Guillermina Jewell, Mannie Wilson and Bessie Williams.