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Calendar of Events


Dec. 12, 5 p.m., Cross Island YMCA "Tree of Love" lighting ceremony and fundraiser; 718-749-0505, ext. 114. More...

Holiday Celebrations

On Saturday, Dec. 13 at 4 p.m., the Queens Symphony Orchestra will present a holiday concert as part of its Masterworks Concert Series.  The performance features Arthur Fagen, Music Director/Conductor. More...

State Troopers Are Looking For Applicants

The New York State Trooper exam is coming up March 6, 13, 20, 27, 2004. More...


Senior Spotlight

Bad Flu Season Expected, Urge Seniors To Get Protection Of Flu Shot

Any senior who has not received a flu shot yet should be aware that health officials are expressing concerns that there could be more flu cases this year More...

Gianaris Installs NARFE Officers

Shown (l. to r.) are John Keenan, John Nicosia, Nora McDonald, Harry Beider, president of the National Association of Retired Federal Employees, and Assemblymember Michael Gianaris (D More...


AirTrain JFK Carries First

Passengers On December 17

Governor George E. Pataki has announced that the Port Authority More...

Vallone, Monserrate Anti-Graffiti Bill

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Mayor’s Task Force Wants More Open Space In New Home Areas

Queens city councilmembers will probably cast all 14 of their votes in favor of a Staten Island Zoning change when it comes before them because it enhances residential area quality and solves a longstanding problem in their own borough. More...

Council’s Minority Caucus, Mayor Join Forces

After winning a major battle with the Bloomberg mayoral administration to establish a policy which protects immigrant rights, the City Council and the mayor have now joined forces to defeat a proposed federal law which they say would override the cit More...

Political Page

On the brief side...

Schumer Files Tough Gangs Bill

A bill cracking down on gang activity, including a provision making it easier for prosecutors to seek the death penalty for gang related murders, has been introduced by United States Senator Charles Schumer. More...



Councilmember John C. Liu, chairman City Council Transportation Committee demonstrated the Segway Human Transporter at City Hall last Thursday. More...

Restaurant of the Week

Copacabana Beats The Cold With Hot Food To Go

Want to take the chill out of a winter day or night? Warm up your tummy More...



Fare Hike Is No Answer
To MTA Budget Gap

State Comptroller Alan Hevesi More...

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Better Home For The Holidays

In his great holiday season story, A Christmas Carol, Charles Dickens described this as a time of year, "When abundance rejoices and when want is felt most keenly," As if to remind us all of that, this year, the holidays along with our firs More...


Save Lives

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the number of drunk-driving deaths has decreased by more than a third since 1982. More...

Star Journal

Murder, Perjury And A

Park Mark December 1921

Get into a conversation with a long-time Queens resident and you More...

A Visit From St. Nicholas

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