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Community Calendar

9/11: We Will Never Forget

Sep. 8, 1 p.m., St. Michael's Cemetery, Fifth Anniversary 9/11 Memorial Service honoring FDNY & Port Authority Police Officers, RSVP, 72-02 Astoria Blvd., East Elmhurst; 718-278-3240. More...

Community Meetings

Associations Sep. 11, Oct. 9, Nov. 13, 7:30 p.m., More...

Arts & Entertainment

Barnes & Noble Tuesdays/Thursdays, weekly children's storytimes, all free, call to confirm, 176-60 Union Tpke., Fresh Meadows; 718-380-7077. More...

Restaurant of the Week

Gazette RESTAURANT Of The WEEK by Teresa Barile

Brasilianville Café & Grill 43-12 34th Avenue Astoria  718.472.0090

rasilianville Café & Grill is a wonderful introduction to the flavors, aromas and variety of Brazilian cuisine. More...

Seniors

Don't Forget EPIC When Applying For Part D Rx Program

As the period to join the federal government's Part D drug prescription program or switch to another carrier draws closer, Governor George Pataki and state health authorities are sending out reminders that seniors should not forget that they can impr More...

Senior Spotlight By John Toscano

Pharmaceutical Insurance Coverage program, was the main vehicle of drug prescription coverage for moderate-income seniors before the Part D program started earlier this year. More...

SENIOR THE SAVVY

Peripheral Arterial Disease- Do You Have It?

Dear Savvy Senior, Can you tell me about the vascular disease More...

Editorials

Queens Offers Summer Delights For All

This coming Monday we celebrate a holiday that Samuel Gompers, founder and president of the American Federation of Labor (AFL), noted as unique. More...

Salutes Varriale

To The Editor: U.S. 2010 The Census Hellenic Steering Committee of N.Y. State would like to mention that Al Varriale was not just a role model for the youth of the Italian community, but also the Greek community. More...

College Drinking Declines

To The Editor: Contrary to public perception, college students today are making healthier choices than their parents did. More...

Adult Day Care Aids Alzheimer's Patients, Kin

According to the Alzheimer's Association, New York City Chapter, Alzheimer's disease affects at least 4 million Americans. More...

Political Page

Sabini, Monserrate Debate At Forum

Housing and health care were the prevalent issues raised by both state Senator John Sabini and City Councilmember Hiram Monserrate at a candidate forum at the Langston Hughes Library and Cultural Center in Corona last week sponsored by the Queens Civ More...

McLaughlin Takes Leave of Absence From Union Post

As of Friday, Assemblymember Brian McLaughlin will start a sixmonth More...

Sabini: Stamp Out Modern Slavery, Forced Prostitution

Declaring that human trafficking, such as forcing women into prostitution, is the modern equivalent of slavery, state Senator John Sabini has introduced legislation that severely punishes perpetrators of such crimes and also provides assistance to vi More...

Health Care

Marshall, Diabetes Assn. Set Mall Walk For Sept. 17

Q u e e n s B o r o u g h President Helen Marshall joined with the A m e r i c a n D i a b e t e s A s s o c i a t i o n (ADA) and public hospitals in the borough on August 22, to focus attention on diabetes, a disease that affects 800,000 residents More...

Vision Health Initiative Launched

The Jewish Guild for the Blind in New York City is launching a new vision health initiative in an effort to bring appropriate standards of vision screening to preschool-age children throughout the country, assuring that they all receive a vision scre More...

Features

Street Marking Colors Identify Project, Agency

Have you ever pondered the true meaning- and source-of all those markings in different colors on local streets? More...

Development Sweeping Over Long Island City

Changes are a-comin' to the Long Island City skyline in the form of development that will transform neighborhoods once cluttered with grimy auto repair shops and underutilized industrial buildings into streets lined with towering residential units an More...

FAA To Keep Present Flight Activity Levels At La Guardia

Federal aviation officials have decided to maintain the status quo of 75 flights per hour at La Guardia Airport to maintain a safe level of operations. More...

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