April 25, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Political Page

Mayor's Ambitious Policy Agenda Grows

Although Mayor Michael Bloomberg has a little more than two and a half years left in his final term, he continued to build on the huge and difficult agenda he has set for himself in that limited period of time when he announced his congestion pricin More...

Seniors

Quick Action By Maloney Gets Late SSI Checks Delivered

Infuriated that the Social Security Administration had failed to get checks delivered to 1,700 Supplemental Security Insurance (SSI) recipients in her district by the scheduled April 1 date, Congressmember Carolyn Maloney wrote to Commissioner Mich More...

Volunteers Recognized At Sunnyside Community Services Celebration

Sunnyside Community Services hosted a celebration to acknowledge and thank the tireless efforts of local volunteers who last year put in over 45,000 hours of service in programs for children, youth, teenagers, parents, recent immigrants, and More...

Senior CarFit

Dear Savvy Senior, I have some concerns about my mom's driving safety. She just turned 80 and is still in good health but she's shrunk some over the years and can barely see over the steering wheel, More...

Restaurant of the Week

S'Agapo

34-21 34th Avenue + Astoria 718.626.0303

S 'Agapo adds a gracious note to the corner of 34th Avenue and 35th Street in Astoria, adorned as it is with sparkling lights and shrubbery that surrounds the outdoor dining patio. More...

Editorials

Editorial

Congestion Pricing Unfair To Queens Drivers

Once again Mayor Michael Bloomberg is proposing "congestion pricing" to be imposed on motorists who drive into some sections of Manhattan. Bloomberg's proposal would impose an $8 fee on motorists entering an area either below 86th St. or 96th St. More...

Don't Hit Taxpayers

A copy of the following letter was received by the Gazette. Kevin Burke Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Consolidated Edison, Inc. 4 Irving Place New York, NY 10003 Dear Mr. More...

Op-ed

The Greatest Invention Of All Time

New Yorkers will long remember last summer's protracted outage which left 100,000 Astoria residents without power. More...

Features

UCCA Hears From Sanitation, Transportation Heads

"Tonight, we're going to talk trash, or as we call it, visual pollution," said Rose Marie Poveromo, president of the United Community Civic Association (UCCA). More...

Gianaris' Bedbug Legislation Is Out Of Committee

Legislation by Assemblymember Michael Gianaris (D-Astoria) requiring notice of bedbug infestations to all parents at an affected school took a step towards becoming a law last week when it was reported favorably from the Assembly Education Committee More...

Monserrate Opens District Office In East Elmhurst

(L. to r.): Assemblymember Jose Peralta, the Rev. Gilbert Pickett from Mt. Horeb Baptist Church, City Councilmember Hiram Monserrate, Phillip Goldfeder from the Mayor's Community Assistance Unit, More...

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