May 8, 2002 RSS feed / Front Page

Community Calendar

Calendar of Events To Your Good Health

May 14, Long Island Jewish Hospital neuropathy meeting "You Have A Lot Of Nerve," for information, call 544-7172. More...

Rescued Treasures: Restored Films from American Archives and Studios May 18 — June 2 Program Introduction Saturday, May 18

2:00 p.m. More...

Public Service Announcements

Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, prostate cancer prevention trial; (212) 305-0347. More...

Editorials

Editorial

Longer Phone Numbers Are No Sign Of Progress

We note with dismay that starting next February residents of New York City will need to dial 11 digits to make local telephone calls. On February 3, 2003, for example, it will no longer be possible to reach this newspaper by dialing 361-6161. More...

Traffic Congestion Strangles Community

Jackson Heights is hemorrhaging from traffic problems caused by out-of-towners. The area around 73rd and 74th Streets between 35th and 37th Avenues has reached the boiling point. This chronic situation has eviscerated our community. More...

Letters

Delta Disses Disabled

A copy of the following letter was received by the Gazette. More...

Pataki Redistrict Plan Threatens Maloney;

Courts Appoint Master To Draw Congress Lines

Congressmember Carolyn Maloney might face problems getting re-elected under a redistricting plan drawn up by Governor George Pataki, but all other Queens Congressmembers would fare quite well under the proposal, reported in newspapers last week. M More...

Political Page

By John Toscano

Has Mayor Michael Bloomberg pulled off a dream deal which gives him control over the city More...

Local Activists Saluted

Attending a recent Queens Civic Congress gala honoring area activists at Antun More...

On the brief side...

Flushing Man Receives Senate Award More...

Seniors

Senior Spotlight

Both Parties In Congress Unveil Bills For Medicare Rx Drug Coverage

Republicans and Democrats in Congress came out last week with their respective plans to cover prescription drug costs under Medicare. Tentatively the Dems More...

Noreika Honored

Susan Noreika, former chairperson of Community Board 13, received a Pacesetter award in ceremonies at City Hall last month for outstanding community service. City Councilmember David Weprin (D-Hollis) presented the award. More...

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