Get into a conversation with a long-time Queens resident and you're likely to discover a subscriber of the Long Island Star-Journal, a daily paper that informed the community about local and world news until it folded in 1968. A banner across the Star-Journal masthead reminded readers that the newspaper's name came from the merger of the Long Island Daily Star (1876) and the North Shore Daily Journal--The Flushing Journal (1841).
Welcome to August 1912!
Development, eminent domain, making a greener city, and reckless bicyclists led the headlines.
Wow, give it a read - that's some weird, wild stuff! Proof that the more things change, the more they stay the same...