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July 14, 7:30 p.m., Board 8; Queens Center for Progress, 81-15 164th St., Flushing; 718-264-7895. More...

Restaurant of the Week

Celebrate Independence From Cooking At Pinocchio Palace

On an early summer evening, we joined a contented crowd at outdoor tables to feast on a wide array of freshly prepared, homemade Greek and Italian dishes at Pinocchio Palace, enjoying a taste of the Mediterranean way of life right here in Astoria. More...



Revised Death Penalty
Will Ensure Justice

"A triumph of common sense and common decency" is how Kevin Doyle, New York state Capital Defender, described the state Court of Appeals ruling on the death penalty, issued June 24. More...


Full Story

Roving Photographer

"What do you like to have on your hot dog?" More...

Star Journal

Cuban Crisis Heats Up, 2 Men Murdered In July 1960

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

Political Page

On the brief side...

Avella Urges West Nile Virus Precautions

Noting that the College Point and Whitestone communities in his northeast Queens Council District were "ground zero" for the West Nile Virus when it first appeared in Queens several years ago, City Councilmember Tony Avella w More...


Study Shows Drug Prices Up Despite New Program

An AARP study has found that prices for prescription drugs went up in the first part of 2004 a period during which the federal government More...

Smart Strategies

For Older Adults

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Moratorium On Store Signs For Small Biz

Signaling good news for small business owners, the City Council last week passed Councilmember Hiram Monserrate More...

Weprin, Gennaro,Monserrate Laud $47 Billion Budget

City Councilmember David Weprin, who did most of the nuts and bolts work on the new city budget as chief negotiator for the council, said last week the result was a workable budget and a comprehensive and responsible budget that restored proposed cut More...

BP Honors 55 Veteran CB Members, Swears In 57 New Members

Queens Borough President Helen Marshall swore in 57 new community board members Wednesday June 16, and honored 55 veteran members for their longtime service to their communities. More...

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