April 4, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

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Calendar of Events

Community Meetings Associations Apr. 12, 7:30 p.m., sharp, Dutch Kills Civic; St. Patrick's School hall, 39-28 29th St., LIC; 718.786.2049. Boards Apr. More...

Restaurant of the Week

Original Rosa's Offers Great Pizza, Pasta And More

75-63 31st Avenue + Jackson Heights + 718.651.8111

Jackson Heights residents all know Original Rosa's Pizza and Pasta, located in the Jackson Heights Shopping Center on 77th Street. Original Rosa's has been serving the community delicious pizza, calzones, hero sandwiches and hot dishes since 1976. More...

Health Care

Dentistry Duo Delivers Quality Care On Astoria's Broadway

It used to be you would go to visit your dentist with some trepidation about the pain you would have to endure. You would sit in the waiting room bored, staring into space, dozing, or reading last year's magazines. More...

Editorials

Gazette Sees A Subway Series On Horizon

It was mildly discouraging that the Mets lost their 20th game of the spring last week, and that the Yankees also broke camp on a discordant note when it was announced that Steve Swindal, the team's general manager, is being divorced from George Stei More...

Abuse Isn't Love

To The Editor:

As a Safe Horizon peer leader at her high school, Joanna, 15, knows that many of her fellow teens are victims of relationship abuse- whether they know it or not. They're insulted, threatened and humiliated by their dating partners. More...

Welcomes MTA Cameras

To The Editor:

The MTA already uses 450 cameras on buses and 1,000 cameras inside 45 subway stations. Now, it's looking to install digital cameras inside train cars. More...

Political Page

Weiner: Another Step Toward '09 Mayoral Bid

Congressmember Anthony Weiner, who should be among the early favorites in the 2009 mayoral race following his fine showing in 2005, has made another move toward running for the city's top job again. More...

Seniors

Penalties For Attacks On Seniors Toughened By Senate

Following through on their promise to toughen the laws for those convicted of attacking senior citizens, the state senate in Albany last week passed a bill increasing the penalties for assaulting seniors. More...

Seniors Thank Sabini For Funding Assistance

The Northridge/Southridge/Brulene Naturally Occurring Retirement community (NORC), with its sponsoring agency Selfhelp Community Services, recently held an event to thank Senator John Sabini for helping them get $74,490 in funds from t More...

Senior Travel Tips For Solo Travelers

Dear Savvy Senior, Can you provide me some tips and resources for older people who travel alone? I am a young, 63-year-old widow and am looking for some different opportunities for solo travelers but don't know where to start. More...

Features

House OKs Bill For $6B Fed Transit Security Plans

New York City scored a long-sought victory last week when the House of Representatives passed legislation to strengthen rail and transit security in order to protect Americans using public transportation from the threat of terrorism. More...

Flushing Bay Team Ponders Breakwater Removal

A discussion about long-term environmental control of Flushing Bay, the broad inlet that lies between La Guardia Airport and the College Point peninsula, extending narrowly into Flushing as Flushing Creek, was the basis for the latest Flushing Bay & More...

Urges 9/11 Vols To Protect Workers' Comp Benefits

Anyone who worked at the World Trade Center rescue, recovery or cleanup efforts on or after the 9/11 attacks should register with the state Workers' Compensation Board before August 14 to preserve their right to file a claim with the board, should t More...

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