May 17, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Community Calendar

Calendar of Events

Memorial Day May 28: 10 a.m., United Community Civic Association Annual Memorial Day Ceremony, refreshments, rain or shine; McManus Memorial Park, 81st Street and Ditmars Boulevard. More...

Restaurant of the Week

Midori Matsu

111-16 Queens Blvd. Forest Hills + 718-263-4110

With 12 hibachi stations that each seat eight to 10 people and two more More...

Cafe Spotlight:

Grand Cafe Is Aptly Named

The bustling nightlife scene in Queens is always alive, and with the coming of the warm weather, the nightlife blossoms. From cafes to clubs, Queens offers residents as well as visitors an unforgettable night on the town. Let's take a look... More...

Editorials

Water Park Offers Queens A Golden Opportunity

The $168 million water park slated to be built on a slice of Randall's Island parkland where the East and Harlem Rivers meet under the Triborough Bridge may be open by Memorial Day 2008, and Western Queens should be ready. More...

Erroneous Information

To The Editor: I am contacting you regarding the story at this link: http://www.qazette.com/news/2006/ 0426/features/008.html. More...

Op-ed

It Would Be Nice If Congress Showed Up For Work

Watching Congress this year has put me in mind of that classmate we all had in high school who liked to wait until three days before his term paper was due to really dig into it. More...

Political Page

Padavan To Seek 18th Term; Queens Dems Honor Spitzer

Citing his successes in bringing "millions of state dollars" to his Northeast Queens district over the past 34 years, state Senator Frank Padavan last week announced that he is running for re-election this year for his 18th term. More...

Seniors

Propose Bills To Help Pay For Hearing Aids

Some financial aid may be forthcoming from the federal government for persons who need hearing aids if talks going on in Congress are successful. More...

4th Age In Action Festival Held In Flushing Meadows

Borough President Helen Marshall addresses senior citizens at the fourth annual Age in Action Festival in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park last Wednesday, May 10. More...

Flushing House Hosts Elder Law Seminars

Are you a senior citizen who has been hurt by the Medicare Part D mess? Do you know about the latest Medicaid cutbacks, and have you made the necessary plans to protect your assets? More...

Features

Residents, Lawyers Cheer Anti-ExxonMobil Stance

Attorneys representing more than 100 Greenpoint residents in a major lawsuit against ExxonMobil, its environmental engineering firm and others responsible for the massive Greenpoint oil spill, More...

Stench Covers Astoria

A s s e m b l y m e m b e r Michael Gianaris says the odor emanating from the Berrian Boulevard sewage treatment plant in Astoria is more potent than ever and City Councilmember Peter More...

Fire Damages 3rd Floor Apartment

A fire on the third floor of 33-79 43rd St. last Friday sent two New York City firefighters and one civilian to area hospitals with minor injuries, according to an EMS lieutenant on the scene. More...

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