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Community Calendar

Community Meetings


June 30, 7 p.m. Community Boards 1 and 2, informational meeting on conversion of two bridges and one street to one-way traffic, Sunnyside Senior Center, 43-31 39th St., 2nd Floor; 718-533-8773. More...

Summer, Sports,


The Queens County Farm will be the site for the Cross Island YMCA More...

Restaurant of the Week


Of The WeekPearson

It is said that legends aren More...


Senior Spotlight

Private Insurers Seen Running Medicare Rx

Two key votes last week strengthened the impression that when Congress casts the final votes for a drug prescription benefit for 40 million Medicare members, possibly this week, the system will call for them to get their drugs through a private insur More...

Marshall Favors Awning

Rule Moratorium

Queens Borough President Helen Marshall said she favors a six-month moratorium stopping the Department of Buildings (DOB) from issuing any further fines to businesses for violations related to store awnings. More...

Political Page

I on politics

Small Merchants Make Major Gains In Awning Mess

A year ago, City Councilmember Hiram Monserrate (D) introduced a bill to help hundreds of small merchants on Roosevelt Avenue in his Corona district get some relief from city inspectors penalizing them for violations of an arcane and unfair law deali More...


Rally Against Towing Company Recently, Councilmember Tony Avella (c.), and state Senator Toby Stavisky (l.), held a rally to protest the U.S. Tow Company, located at 151-45 6 Rd. More...

Pataki Has Final Say

On Token Booths

In the final hours of the 2003 legislative session, the legislature in Albany passed a bipartisan bill which dumped the future of subway token booths in Governor George Pataki More...




The House Appropriations Committee last week voted to reduce security funding for "high threat, high density" cities by $200 million for the fiscal year starting October 1. More...

Public School Confidential

It has been a year since New Yorkers lent their support to one of the most sweeping changes in the history of the city More...

Protests Democratic Treatment

The American Polish community in the United States is over 10 million strong. Cohesively united by their common heritage, this vast Polish More...

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