November 29, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Community Calendar

Calendar of Events

The Holidays Are Here!

Nov. 29, Hillcrest Senior Center, pre-Christmas show, singer Dino Rosi, 168-01B Hillside Ave., Jamaica; 718.297.7171. More...

Restaurant of the Week

Gazette RESTAURANT Of The WEEK

Uncle Peter's Offers Fine Continental Cuisine

H idden behind an unassuming faade on Northern Boulevard in Jackson Heights, Uncle Peter's, a cozy, neighborhood restaurant, is a gem. More...

Health Care

Don't Let The Flu Bug You This Season

More than 36,000 people in the United States die from the flu each year, with the disease striking primarily those who are weak from advanced age or a serious illness. More...

Recognizing The Symptoms Of A Stroke

How can you recognize a stroke? More...

Editorials

Editorial

Thanksgiving And Charity Go Together

This past Thursday most of us enjoyed a feast rooted in a tradition of appreciating the world's bounty. This year, according to some of the people who follow the workings of this city's economy, there was more reason than ever to give thanks. More...

Reflect And Give Thanks

To The Editor: Thanksgiving is a reflection of the American spirit. Nothing is more satisfying than a house full of family and friends. It is a time of celebration that acknowledges that life has been rewarding. More...

Op-ed

Conservatism Lives, Despite Election Results

Democrats and much of the media have attempted to make the argument that the election results were a repudiation of conservatism and even of Ronald Reagan's legacy for America. More...

Political Page

Crowley Pushed For Membership Of Key Congressional Panel

Congressmember Joseph Crowley is being proposed by veteran Congressmember Charles Rangel for appointment to the key House Ways and Means Committee, which Rangel will chair when Congress convenes early next year. More...

Seniors

Senior Spotlight By John Toscano

MTA Gets Earful At City Council Access-A-Ride Hearing

Officials of the Access-A-Ride paratransit system operated by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) were questioned at a City Council hearing recently about what improvements have been made in response to numerous complaints made by the sys More...

Melnicks Celebrate 50th

Florence and William Melnick of Long Island City celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on October 28. Friends and relatives More...

THE SAVVY SENIOR

Important Health Screenings For Seniors

Dear Savvy Senior, Can you give me the recommended More...

Features

Zoning Change Keeps Building Empty

Community Board 1 attaches a brief summary to its meeting agendas. More...

Vallone Welcomes Bookstores To Set Up Shop In Astoria

After years of disappointment and frustration because his vibrant community of Astoria does not have a bookstore, City Councilmember Peter Vallone Jr. recently renewed his campaign among the major bookstore chains to establish one here. More...

ASPCA: City Should Handle Animal Care

More than a decade after dropping its contract with the city of New York to provide animal care and control services, the ASPCA (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals) is lobbying for legislation to establish a new city agency, th More...

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