September 27, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Community Calendar

Calendar of Events

Community Meetings Associations Oct. 5, 7 p.m., More...

Restaurant of the Week

Sarabella Bistro and Grille Enchants with Food and Fun

Gazette RESTAURANT Of The WEEK

ake every day a Sarabella day," says Danny Sollenne, Congenial owner of Sarabella Bistro and Grille. And why not? Not only is Sarabella Bistro and More...

Seniors

Council Acts To Put Food Stamps In Hands Of Hungry

Thousands of seniors are unable to afford enough food for a healthy diet, yet are eligible for federal Food Stamps, but have not applied for them. More...

Katz Commits $49,000 To Young Israel Senior Center

On Monday, September 18, City Councilmember Melinda Katz committed More...

SENIOR How To Choose A Financial Planner

Dear Savvy Senior, Can you give me some advice on how to More...

Features

Board 1 Looks At MetLife Pullout, P.S. 112 Mess

Now that Metropolitan Life Insurance Company is apparently leaving Long Island City for a return trip to Manhattan, the issue of millions of dollars in tax breaks given to entice MetLife to come to Queens Plaza five years ago remains in question. More...

Local Center Gets Demo Of Voting Machines For The Handicapped

Gazette Advertising Director Julian Wager tests one of the accessible voting machines at the Center for Independent Living at Broadway and 23rd Street in Long Island City. More...

Electronic voting machines came much closer to regular use in elections during the recent primary balloting as machines designed for the disabled proved to be very easy to use. More...

Political Page

Sabini Wins Primary; Padavan-Marino Race Heats Up

An official Board of Elections recount of the voting in the 13th state senate district in the September 12 primary confirmed that state Senator John Sabini defeated City Councilmember Hiram Monserrate by a razor-thin margin in the race for the Democr More...

Gianaris, Liu, Gioia Selected As 'Rising Stars'

Assemblymember Michael Gianaris and Queens Councilmembers Eric Gioia and John Liu are among 35 elected officials to make a "rising stars" list compiled by a Manhattan newspaper based on nominations from readers, political observers, and the publicati More...

Crowley Honors Filipino WWII Vets

Congressmember Joseph Crowley (D-Queens/The Bronx), Chief Deputy Whip (back row, forth More...

Editorials

There's No Need For MTA Service Cuts, Fare Hikes

Editorial

Last Wednesday, it was reported that the MTA had proposed cuts of $20 million to bus and subway service for next year, leaving riders facing longer waits for more crowded buses and trains. More...

Slams Chavez

Leader of the Democratic Party and Speaker of the City Council for 15 years and one who opposed his election, in his present capacity as president he represents all Americans, irrespective of our party affiliation, whether or not we agree with any or More...

Chavez Is Nothing

To The Editor: In regard to Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez, who insulted President George W. Bush and called him "the devil", and called the United States an "imperialist empire", which I felt was an insult to most Americans. More...

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