May 31, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Community Calendar

Calendar of Events

Flag Day Jun. 10, 11 a. m., Kiwanis Club of Sunnyside, Flag Day parade More...

Restaurant of the Week

New Cesco Italian Kitchen Is Based On Tradition

30-18 Broadway, Astoria 718.545.8498

T he Ramunni family has been in the restaurant and catering business in Astoria for decades and has always attentively served the community it loves. More...

Movie Review

Gazette on film

'Over The Hedge' Is Adventure With An Edge

Directors Tim Johnson, whose previous credits include the 1998 film "Antz", and Karey Kirkpatrick, who wrote the screenplay for "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy" in 2005 have successfully collaborated to produce a memorable animation tale which More...

Editorials

Editorial

School Bus Safety Depends On Vigilance

Last week, two separate incidents involving school buses demonstrated once again that the methodology for getting children to and from school in New York City is badly in need of an overhaul. More...

War Wounds All To The Editor: As we gather on Memorial Day to recognize the valor and sacrifices of our nation's veterans, both living and dead, I am reminded of a quote by the writer Jos Narosky: "In war, there are no unwounded soldiers." More...

Op-ed

You're Only Four Years Old Once

Imagine dropping your child off for preschool at 8 a.m. You head to work, and your child gets a quality early education that will mean better performance later on in life. Exactly how our education tax dollars should be working. More...

Political Page

Party Conventions Rolling; Dems' Choices Set, GOP Slate Undecided

The only excitement that might be generated at the Democratic state convention in Buffalo is whether Andrew Cuomo will be nominated by such a large margin that none of his four opponents will get the party's blessings for a spot on the primary ballot More...

Seniors

Crowley Charges Coverup In Vets Data Theft

Senior Spotlight

Expressing his anger over the theft of the personal and private data of more than 27 million American veterans, Congressmember Joseph Crowley charged that the Department of Veterans Affairs knew of the theft on May 3, not 13 days later as Secretary J More...

Mayor Says 'No' to Srs' Rebate; Probe Theft of Vets' Personal Files

Mayor Michael Bloomberg is opposing city Comptroller William Thompson's proposal to give senior homeowners a property tax rebate of up to $1,000, saying it was unfair and the city could not afford it. More...

Senior Citizen Bowlers Meet With Maltese, Wife

State Senator Serphin Maltese (R-C, Glendale) and his wife, Constance Del Vecchio Maltese, (in rear, standing) recently met with members of the "Friday Specials", a ladies bowling team that plays every Friday at Woodhaven Lanes. More...

Features

Schumer Action Clears Way To Open Liberty's Crown

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NRG Energy Donates To CALDC Concerts

NRG Energy, Inc., operator of Astoria Gas Turbines, made a $5,000 contribution to the Central Astoria Local Development Coalition (CALDC) Waterfront Concert Series. More...

Nabs 3 'Knuckleheads', Gets Award

Police Officer Michael Weilert was conducting an inspection inside a local club on April 9 when he heard a noise. suspicious, he went outside and saw three people breaking into his unmarked vehicle. He arrested them on the spot. More...

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