Rep. McCarthy To Retire

BY JOE MARVILLI Staff Writer U.S. Rep. Carolyn McCarthy (D-Garden City) announced on Wednesday that she will not run for re-election this year. The 70-year old Congresswoman had struggled with health issues in recent years, undergoing treatment for lung cancer since June. While McCarthy’s district, the 4th Congressional District, is mostly based in Long Island, […]

Floral Park Doc Finds Useful Glaucoma Treatment

According to a study by a Floral Park doctor, there is a long-lasting treatment for glaucoma. Dr. Lawrence Jindra, an ophthalmologist and Chief Emeritus of the Division of Ophthalmology at Winthrop University Hospital on Long Island, said a “cold” laser has been proved to be an effective procedure for dealing with glaucoma, eliminating the need for daily […]

2013 General Election Guide

2013 General Election Guide

On Tuesday, New Yorkers will go to the polls for City-wide elections, and will decide on a new Mayor, Public Advocate and Comptroller. In addition, a number of local races will introduce new faces to the City Council and Borough Hall. Individuals who registered before the deadline in October will be eligible to vote in […]

Events In Queens For Oct. 24-30

Events In Queens For Oct. 24-30

FRIDAY 10/25 BRIAN WOODRUFF’S OKB TRIO Flushing Town Hall will present drummer Brian Woodruff, pianist Oscar Perez and bassist Kuriko Tsugawa for a musical performance at 8 p.m. Listen to the band groove through the Great American Songbook as well as Brazilian and Latin standards. Admission costs $15 for the general audience and $10 for […]