June 20, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Community Calendar

Calendar of Events

Independence Day Jun. 29, CALDC, 25th Anniversary Waterfront Independence Day Celebration with the Tommy Dorsey Orchestra and Grucci fireworks; 718.728.7820. Community Meetings Associations Jun. More...

Restaurant of the Week

La Guli

29-15 Ditmars Boulevard Astoria + 718.728.5612

F or seventy years, La Guli Pasticceria has been a family affair, located on Ditmars Blvd., just off 31st Street. Paolo Notaro immigrated to New York from Palermo, Italy in 1920 and opened two Italian bakeries in Manhattan with his brothers. More...

Seniors

Senior Spotlight By John Toscano

Focus On Elder Abuse And Raising Awareness

Hoping to raise awareness about the critical issues of elder abuse, neglect and abuse prevention in New York City, Mayor Michael Bloomberg issued a proclamation last Friday declaring "International Elder Abuse Awareness Day" in the city. More...

Arthritis-Fighting Foods

Dear Savvy Senior, Can certain foods help with arthritis pain? I have osteoarthritis and am looking for some alternative solutions. More...

Features

Board 2: Rename Queens Blvd. Stretch For Manton

Amotion to rename a 20-block segment of Queens Boulevard after the late Congressmember Thomas J. More...

New Padavan Law Toughens Penalties For Human Trafficking

When Governor Eliot Spitzer signed a tougher human trafficking bill into law recently, it marked a triumph in a persistent battle by state Senator Frank Padavan and victim advocacy groups to combat the scourge of human and sex exploitation. More...

City Council Provides $3 M To Aid Autistic Children, Families

Alarmed that disorders on the autism spectrum have reached epidemic proportions, City Councilmember David Weprin announced a two-part $3 million City Council initiative last week to help deal with this serious problem. More...

Political Page

D. Weprin, Lancman Trash 'Congest'

City Councilmember David Weprin, council Finance Committee chairman, whose district is out in Eastern Queens, has been steadily bashing the mayor's plan, charging it's unfair to many of his constituents who must use their cars to drive into Manhatt More...

Giuliani Airs 12-Point Platform

Declaring "These are the 12 things that I believe will change the way we look at this campaign," Republican presidential candidate Rudy Giuliani last week laid out a mission of reform and change "which will take this country back to the 1990s". More...

Health Care

EHC, Monserrate Launch Mammogram Initiative

On Saturday, June 23, Elmhurst Hospital Center and City Councilmember Hiram Monserrate will host a mammography screening event at St. Mark AME Church, 95-18 Northern Blvd., Jackson Heights from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mammograms will follow a 10 a.m. More...

Editorials

Editorial

FY 2008 Budget Is A Blessing

Mayor Michael Bloomberg and City Council Speaker Christine Quinn last week announced an agreement on the Fiscal Year 2008 New York City budget. More...

Hails Visitors' Center

To The Editor:

I was pleased to learn that a Queens Visitors' Center recently opened at Queens Center Mall. This is a welcome addition to our borough. More...

Applauds Successes

To The Editor:

As we begin the new month of June, full of optimism, I was delighted to read several optimistic positive articles in the issue of the June 6, 2007 Gazette. More...

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