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Community Calendar

Calendar of Events

Boo! Oct. 6 to Nov. 2, Psycho Clan, "Nightmare: Face Your Fear" Haunted House; RoyWilkins Park, Big Tent, Merrick and Baisley Boulevards, Jamaica, 311. More...

Restaurant of the Week

Restaurant of the Week

JARDI 86-09 NORTHERN BLVD., JACKSON HEIGHTS 718.478.3660  718.478.3661

j ardi means "garden", and perfectly describes a newly opened tapas bar and vinoteca on Northern Boulevard in Jackson Heights. More...

Gazette RESTAURANT Of The WEEK

Joey's Place 84-14 Astoria Boulevard, Jackson Heights 718.478.4037

j oey's Place, conveniently located on Astoria Boulevard in Jackson Heights, has been a friendly, neighborhood gathering spot for nearly 19 years. You'll find two separate entrances at Joey's Place. More...

Health Care

Largest Medicaid Fine Ever For Flushing Firm

A Flushing Medicaid provider, Community Related Services, has been hit with a $46.5 million enforcement action by New York state for providing "inappropriate and unnecessary patient services" and potentially fraudulent and excessive Medicaid billings More...

$1.5B From U.S. To Close Failing Hospitals, Medicaid Cut

Financially troubled and underutilized hospitals in New York state will be shut down and the Medicaid program sharply cut under a program to be funded with a $1.5 billion grant from the federal government, it was reported yesterday. More...

Chocolates Turn Pink To Support Breast Cancer Awareness

Limited edition pink York peppermint patties, Hershey's Kisses and Hershey's Nuggets chocolates will hit the shelves this fall to raise breast cancer awareness across the country. More...

Features

9 Officers Are 114th Pct. Cops Of The Month

Nine police officers of the 114th Precinct were presented with Cop of the Month honors last week, reflecting a 10 percent decline in overall crime in the 114th through September 24, 2006, according to the most recent NYPD CompStat numbers. More...

Teen Crimes Bedevil 108th Precinct Residents

Two assistant district attorneys are being assigned to police precinct community council meetings in Queens from now on, as ordered by District Attorney Richard Brown. More...

Board 7 Told Flushing Hospital Won't Close

Flushing Hospital Medical Center (FHMC) President and Chief More...

Political Page

Election Countdown 2006

Last Ditch Effort To Boost Pirro's Chances Scuttled

On Monday, September 25, Crain's New York Business Weekly More...

Congress Acts To Rename Woodside P.O.

Both houses of Congress have passed bills which authorize the renaming of the post office building in Woodside in memory of the late Thomas Manton, Congressmember Joseph Crowley announced yesterday. More...

Spitzer Backs Queens State Senator For Leader's Post

State Senator Malcolm Smith from Southeast Queens has won the backing of Eliot Spitzer to be the new Senate minority leader. That about nails down the job for Smith. More...

Seniors

QILC Helps Disabled To Get Home Remodeling Loans

Senior Spotlight

With affordable housing or any other housing hard to come by nowadays, the New York State Housing Fund Corporation has come up with a program that provides funding for the disabled and seniors with an age-related disability to adapt their homes to me More...

THE SAVVY SENIOR

Wealthier Seniors To Pay Higher Medicare Premiums

Dear Savvy Senior, I recently heard that Medicare is More...

Editorials

Test Score Mixup Shows Flaws In System

Editorial

Last June, preliminary results of statewide English Language Arts tests were released. More...

Open Sunnyside Yard Talks

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

Accessibility Demonstrated

To The Editor: I applaud the Board of Elections, the Center of Independent Living [Queens Independent Living Center (QILC)] and the Gazette for making it possible for all of us to learn about the accessible voting machines for people with disabilitie More...

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