August 20, 2003 RSS feed / Front Page

Community Calendar

Calendar of Events

Community Meetings
Candidates Night

Sept. 3, 8 p.m., City Council District 24; Flushing Jewish Community Council/Israel Center of Hillcrest Manor, 167-11 73rd Ave., Flushing; 718-463-0434. More...

Nature Up Close

And Personal At APEC

Visitors will enjoy a variety of exhibits and a chance to see nature up close and personal at the Alley Pond Environmental Center (APEC) mini-zoo and aquarium, 228-06 Northern Blvd., Douglaston from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday to Saturday. More...

Restaurant of the Week

Restaurant

Of The WeekThe T-Bone Diner Has All Your Favorites

The T-Bone Diner on Queens Boulevard at Continental Avenue in Forest Hills has been serving delicious, home-style food to a bustling community for an uninterrupted 68 years. More...

Seniors

Senior Spotlight

Maloney Blasts GOP Medicare Rx Plan

Congressmember Carolyn Maloney visited five senior centers in western Queens last week, bearing news both good and bad for seniors. More...

Friendly

Breakfast Held

City Councilmember Helen Sears (seated) attended an Elmhurst Friendly Society Senior Center birthday breakfast on August 5 at St. James Church, at 84-07 Broadway. Members of the Elmhurst Friendly Society are holding Chinese Good Luck envelopes. More...

Features

District 25 Private Pre-Ks Get New Contracts

Pressure by local legislators and operators of private pre-kindergarten programs in Community School District 25 have convinced the Department of Education to rescind its decision to end the programs, lawmakers announced. More...

Strong Bids Farewell

To Queens

Gary E. Strong came from California to Queens nine years ago, and to California he is now returning. More...

New Technique Can Eradicate  Mosquitoes Carrying WNV

Taking dead aim at the insect that causes the deadly West Nile Virus (WNV) Congressmember Joseph Crowley announced the beginning of a demonstration program to use non-spraying, environmentally safe techniques to eradicate the city More...

Power Plant Security Bill On Governor’s Desk

A bill which would give New York state oversight of power generating and transmission facilities is on Governor George Pataki More...

Political Page

Ion politics

Ognibene Plans To Challenge Bloomberg In 2005

Looking down the road to the 2005 mayoral election, former Republican City Councilmember Tom Ognibene of Middle Village sees recent tax hikes still draining Mayor Michael Bloomberg More...

Rename Flushing Street For 9/11 Victim

City Councilmember John Liu recently renamed 193rd Street between Northern Boulevard and 45th Avenue in Flushing as Arthur Warren Scullin Way in memory of the Auburndale community activist who perished in the September 11 World Trade Center tragedy. More...

‘Wildcard’ Bill Signed Into Law

Legislation that would extend New York state More...

Editorials

History Is Safeguard

For Basic Rights

It is now possible to graduate from many of this nation More...

Letters

Hails 311

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

Roving Photographer

"As we near the second Anniversary of 9/11 what crosses your mind? More...

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