August 14, 2002 RSS feed / Front Page

Community Calendar

Calendar of Events

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The Federation of Italian American

Organizations of Queens, Inc. presents
Now to August 28, 7:30 to 10:30 p.m.,

204-2444, Athens Square Park, 30th Street and 30th Avenue, Astoria, weather permitting. More...

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Improved Nursing Home Care Hard To Come By

Once again, woefully inadequate city and state laws to make living in nursing homes safe for seniors are making the headlines and once again, Governor George Pataki is vowing to do something about them. More...

McLaughlin Fetes 100 Year Old

Lucia Danzi of Flushing had a special guest at her recent 100th birthday party. Her local Assemblymember, Brian McLaughlin, arrived with a birthday cake to join with Danzi More...

Political Page

Weprin Calls For Law

Thwarting Child Abductions

A recent child abduction in California ended happily when the child was recovered with the help of an "Amber Alert," information broadcast throughout an area on the huge directional signs hanging over highways for thousands of motorists to More...

Weprin Attends

Intrepid Anniversary

City Councilmember David Weprin (D-Hollis), chair of the council Finance Committee, shown raising the flag, attended ceremonies marking the 20th anniversary of the opening of the Intrepid Museum at Pier 86 on Manhattan More...

Restaurant of the Week


Of The WeekKing China Buffet Celebrates 3rd Anniversary

King China Buffet, located in the La Guardia Shopping Center, is celebrating its third anniversary. More...



Give Klein A Chance

Joel Klein, a product of local schools in Brooklyn and Queens and an alumnus of Long Island City's own William Cullen Bryant H.S., has been named Schools Chancellor by Mayor Michael Bloomberg. We wish him luck. More...


Water Dangers Everywhere

The unfortunate and preventable tragedy that recently occurred on Little Neck Bay is just one of a series of waterway incidents that threaten the lives of our young people. More...


Economically, Environmentally Sound Trash Plan

Last year, the city finally closed the Fresh Kills Landfill on Staten Island, which has unfairly burdened the people of Staten Island for decades. More...

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